Kimblesworth Colliery Memorial Hall - WW1

WM reference
42005
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 07th May 1924
Current location

Kimblesworth
Chester Le Street
Durham
England
OS Grid Ref.: NZ 261 469
Denomination: Undefined

Description

RED BRICK BUILDING, PEBBLE DASHED WITH RED PANTILE ROOF. NAME OF HALL ABOVE MAIN DOOR. PLAQUES INSIDE.

Inscription

(ON HALL) KIMBLESWORTH/ COLLIERY/ MEMORIAL HALL/ 1924 (ON WW1 PLAQUE) TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN MEMORY/ OF THE EMPLOYEES/ AT KIMBLESWORTH COLLIERY/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS/ FRIENDS. 1914/ 1919 (ON WW2 PLAQUE)TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE OF THIS PARISH WHO DIED IN WORLD WAR II 1939 - / 1945

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Brass
Listed?: No

Component

Hall
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Brick
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 07th May 1924
Attended by: COL W C BLACKETT MBE

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

CDK24.01

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