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New War Memorial at Jarrow

Unveiling of the New War Memorial

On Saturday, 4th March 2017, a new War Memorial was dedicated and unveiled at Jarrow Town Hall.

It is dedicated to everyone from Jarrow who laid down their lives for their country in any conflict .

The service commenced at 10.50 and was attended by about 50 plus people. The Mayor, Cllr Alan Smith, welcomed the assembled crowd and made a special comment about the Latin top line on the Memorial. This was followed by Father Adrian Dixon who read the dedication, and the Reverend Gillian Maude with the Act of Remembrance. The Last Post was played by DLI Bugles with a minutes silence following.

Cllr Norman Dick read the Exhortation.

The President of the Royal British Legion Jarrow and Hebburn Branch laid a wreath.

Everyone was then invited to the Council Chambers for refrshments.

See our file J2.50