Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: J. Brown

Memorial

Plaque 1939-45 Barrack Road Drill Hall

Reference

G39.060

Place

GATESHEAD

Map ref

2561

Original Location

Drill Hall, Barrack Road, Gosforth.

Present Location

Now in T.A. Centre Gateshead

Which war

1939-45

Memorial Description

Plaque, rectangular, with slight domed top, 3 feet 2 inches high x 3 feet 9 inches high. The outer frame is 2 inches wide. At the two top corners of the frame are two raised shields each bearing the cross of Saint George. In the bottom corners similar shields bear (left) a camel and (right) a hog, raised in half relief. At centre top is the badge of the Royal Artillery.
The battle honours are carved into a single column on either side of the names. The names are listed in four columns. At the bottom centre is a ribbon bearing the names of “Cyrenaica” and “Tripolitania”. All lettering is carved and blackened using Roman capitals.

Materials used

Wood (Light oak?)

Inscription

4th Durham Survey Regiment / 1939 Royal Artillery 1945 / Roll of Honour

Names

Present condition

Good

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: C. Sanders; Bill Lumsden; J. Brown

External web link

Research acknowledgements

C. Sanders, Bill Lumsden; J. Brown

Research In Progress

If you are researching this memorial please contact 2014@newmp.org.uk

Plaque 1939-45 Barrack Road Drill Hall (G39.060)

 
GATESHEAD	T.A. Centre

    
   (Badge)
   4th (Durham) Survey Regiment
   1939 Royal Artillery 1945

    
   ROLL of HONOUR
                        
   Alldrick H.      Crosland H.L.    Holmes J.          Picker M.     
   Allingham P.W.N. Dingwall C.T.    Holton G.T.        Pinder W.    
   Anderson J.R.J.  Dohoo I. McG.    Howes T.H.         Prigg H.J.   
   Atkinson T.T.    Duggan P.H.      Jackson G.H.       Proud J.T.       
   Aynsley P.S.     Dunn R.          Jackson R.G.       Purvis W.A.      
   Backhouse G.C.   Eckford L.       Jeffrey W.J.       Rice G.          
   Bailey E.        Ellison J.T.     Lee D.             Richardson D.C. 
   Ball G.H.        Entwistle W.E.   Linnington E.V.T.  Rigby H.         
   Batty C.C.       Farlam V.E.      Macdonald A.       Robertson A K.   
   Boome A.H.       Gallacher H.E.   Maskell R.G.       Scott-Miller A.    
   Broadridge E.A.  Garbutt L.       McDougall J.G.     Skelton S.     
   Brougham R.F.    Gilfillan S.     McGough J.G.       Simpson L.    
   Burini A.E       Goldsmith L.N.   McGregor L.L.      Smith G.A.     
   Burnett D.A.     Goodridge A.     Moffatt C.R.       Smith R.B.     
   Button L.K.      Graham C.H.      Moore A.W.         Sutton J.W.     
   Cairns J.        Graham S.I.      Morris C.          Thomas D.L.G.    
   Carr T.          Hague H.A.       Mort L.            Todd J.N.    
   Catterall W.     Hamilton J.      O‘Donoghue J.F.P.  Wagstaff V.C.        
   Clark G.         Hannan T.W.      Ogden E.R.         West T.C.J.     
   Coltas G.E.      Hibbs A.S.       Owen F.            White W.H.      
   Cook W.G.        Hildrew N.       Parbutt J.W.       Wilkinson R.D.                       
                                                        Wood C.A

    
   Cyrenaica          Tripolitania
--------------------------------------------------------------------
Extreme left          Extreme right.

    
   EGYPT              SICILY
   SUDAN              ITALY
   ERITREA            NORMANDY
   GREECE             BELGIUM
   CRETE              HOLLAND
   TUNISIA            GERMANY
NamesG39.60

You are looking at all the information and the best images we have so far on this memorial. If you can supply more information or better images please get in touch by sending an email to enquiries@newmp.org.uk.

Parish Notes

Every Name A Story