St. John Ambulance Brigade Northern District - WW1

WM reference
71396
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 2 December 1922
Current location

Trimdon Colliery Community Centre
Station Road West
Trimdon Colliery
Hartlepool
Durham
TS29 6BS
England
OS Grid Ref.: NZ 37956 36522
Denomination: Undefined

Previous location

St. John's Ambulance HQ
Hunters Terrace
Chilton
Durham
Durham
England
OS Grid Ref.: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Glazed roll of honour set within ornate wooden frame. The frame separates the roll into three rectangular vertical sections. Frame is rectangular with a rounded extension. Lettering is painted in black and gold, with the title illuminated with red and blue. The St. John Ambulance insignia is depicted on either side of the frame, with northern district crests carved along the top of the frame. These include Durham, Northumberland, North Riding of Yorks and East Riding of Yorks.

Inscription

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE ST. JOHN AMBULANCE BRIGADE IN NO VI NORTHERN DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES BFOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-1919/ (Names)/ PRO FIDE PRO UTILITATE HOMINUM.

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 237
Served and returned: 0
Died: 237
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname, initials
Order of information: By St. John Ambulance section

Component

Roll of honour
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Paper
Listed?: No

Component

Frame
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Wood - Oak
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 2 December 1922
Attended by: Major General Sir Geoffrey Feilding

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

http://www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=7320#listlink

Reference

The Yorkshire Post, Monday, December 4th 1922 (reports unveiling)

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