Memorial Details

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Photo: R.W. Laverick

Memorial

Plaque Fallen 1939-45 Lamson Paragon

Reference

NUT183

Place

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

Map ref

NZ

Original Location

Lamson Paragon (Closed)

Present Location

Royal British Legion HQ, 87 Bentinck Rod., Newcastle on Tyne, NE4 6UX

Which war

Brass

Memorial Description

Plaque, very plain. The names of those killed in active service are listed in the left hand and centre columns. Civilians killed in air raids are named in the right hand column. Lettering is in Roman capitals.

Inscription

Lamson Paragon Employees who lost their lives / in the Second World War 1939-1945

Names

Notes

1. This looks as though it was once set in a frame.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Modern photograph (R.W. Laverick)

Additional Notes

1. Lamson Paragon was established in London in 1889 by amalgamation of the Paragon Check Book Co. (established 1886 in the City of London) and the Lamson Store Service Co., with rights to salesbook patents and manufacturing know-how throughout Europe and Australia. It built a factory in Canning Town in 1893 and factories elsewhere in England and overseas. (Victoria County History: Essex, vol. 6). In 1955 it became Lamson Industries Ltd and in 1977 it merged with the Moore Corporation.

Research acknowledgements

R.W. Laverick (R.B.L.)

Research In Progress

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Plaque Fallen 1939-45 Lamson Paragon (NUT183)

 
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE  Lamson Paragon 

    
  
   Lamson Paragon Employees who lost their lives
   in the Second World War 1939-1945
  
   Killed on Active Service                              Civilians Killed
                                                         in Bombing Raids
  
   Benjamin     Arkwright    Thomas A.  Hughes           Ivy M.     Bedford
   Alan         Brookes      Bernard    Johnson          Sydney G.  Crowder
   Maurice      Bryan        Walter A.  Lack             Hilda M.   Freeman
   Archibald P. Caskie       William M. Leedham          Doris E.   Frogley
   George  G.   Courtney     Ronald L.  Measor           Mary       Kubilius
   Terrance     ?Crasten     Edward A.  Percival D.F.M.  Winifred   Kubilius
   Herbert H.   Francis      George F.  Reeve            Edward     Martin
   Edward ?F.C. Francombe    Eric A.    Rundell          Edgar      Sargent
   Stewart  ?M. Godfrey      Percy R.   Rutter           Gladys W.  Sargent
   Ronald A.    Green        Ernest     Scott            Lily A.    Walker
   Leonard H.A. Harper       Ronald     Steed            Roy        Woodbridge
   Edgar C.     Hill         Henry F.   Wood
   James L.     Hodgson      Ernest R.  Wright.
NamesNUT183      

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