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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
Darlington
Town
Neasham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS HUGHES & BOLCKOW LTD (Manufacturer)
Bodley and Hare (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10211
Current location

The triptych is on display within the Reading Room.
Reading Room
Sockburn Lane
Neasham
Darlington
Durham
DL2 1QZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 32941 10380
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wooden triptych within the Reading Room, and an associated oak tree planted outside the building. The triptych has a triangular pediment, two hinged doors, and a base beneath. The inner central panel contains a copper cross. The names of those who served are recorded on the central panel and both doors; those of them that died are denoted on the inscription by a gold star beside their name.
Inscription
Within pediment: FOR/ GOD, KING & COUNTRY Each door: ROLL OF HONOUR/(NAMES) Small brass plaque on the base, below doors: MADE/FROM/H.M.S. BRITANNIA/CADET TRAINING SHIP AT/DARTMOUTH/1869-1905 Small white plaque on the outer left side of the memorial's case: MADE FROM TIMBER REMOVED/FROM/HMS "BRITANNIA"/CADET TRAINING SHIP AT DARTMOUTH/1869-1905 Small white plaque on the outer right side of the memorial's case: MANUFACTURED BY/HUGHES BOLCKOW & CO LTD,/BATTLESHIP WHARF/BLYTH/& 10 DOWER ST/LONDON
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsley, J
Allison, P
Anderson, N
Anderson, W
Atkinson, J
Bailey, H
Bailey, J
Bell, J
Bowlby, R
Burgess, J
See details for all 102 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 102
    Served and returned: 92
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials of forenames, surname, rank, year of WW1 enlistment, decorations
    Order of information: By year of enlistment, then alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
  • Triptych
    Measurements: height 1200mm, width 500mm
    Materials: Wood - Teak
  • Door
    Measurements: height 750mm, width 250mm
    Materials: Wood - Teak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-10211

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