St. Saviour's Church, Station Road, Shotton Colliery (Shotton Colliery)
The churchyard of St. Saviour's also contains a memorial thought to be dedicated to one of the first men to be killed in the First World War, George Winwood. The memorial takes the form of a cylindrical column of polished black granite surmounted by a cross, the inscription on the front stating he was killed in the first naval battle of the great European War on HMS Arethusa, Friday August 28th 1914. (4)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
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