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War Memorial Headstone, St. John's Churchyard, Shildon (Shildon)

Headstone on the north side of the churchyard path dedicated to men of Shildon who were killed in the First World War and Second World War. There is a cross inscribed at centre-top with the dates of the two World Wars either side. The dedication: "Those honoured here / died in the service / of their country / and lie buried / in this churchyard". 11 names are listed underneath; they are not separated by conflict but listed in alphabetical order. (1)

Reference number:D49602
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Shildon

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