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Memorial

Bed 1914-18 Co-op Royal Infirmary

Reference

NUT214

Place

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

Original Location

Royal Infirmary

Which war

1914-18

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Cheque for £500 handed over 7th March 1925 by Mr. E.S. Proctor to Lord Armstrong.

Memorial Description

Bed endowment

Inscription

(In memory of employees who fell in the war)

Names

None

Who commissioned

Newcastle Branch, Pelaw and Dunston Works, Co-operative Wholesale Society.

Notes

1. In 1922 employees of the CWS Newcastle Branch had contributed £1,010 to the RVI funds.

2. To raise funds for a cot endowment as a war memorial to late employees it was proposed to adopt a scheme to raise 10,000 shillings. £100 was already in “immediate prospect”.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Northern Echo 06/10/1923 reports proposal to raise the funds.

Illustrated Chronicle 09/03/1925 reports handing over of cheque for £500.

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Research acknowledgements

Dorothy Hall

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