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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Darlington
Town
Middleton One Row
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Iraq War (2003-2011)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1922
    Attended by: COL G O SPENCE D S O
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10210
Current location

Edge of the churchyard by the main road
St Laurences Church
Middleton One Row
Darlington
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 349 124
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wheel cross surmounting a tapering plinth and a two stepped base. Dedication and names are laid in lead lettering, and there is a small metal urn on the second base.
Inscription
Cross: SACRED / TO / THE MEMORY / OF OUR MEN / WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES / IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914-1919. Plinth, 6 O'clock: (Names) Plinth, 9 O'clock: TO/ THE GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1939-1946/ (Names) Base, 6 O'clock: (Name) Base, 9 O'clock: (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allport, F
Bell, H
Boyle, J
Bradley, H
Brittain, R
Burns, A
Craighill, A
Cumins, F
Dent, H
Haines, J
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment,place of death,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
  • Urn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • Middleton One Row St Laurence's War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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