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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Durham
Town
Durham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10231
Current location

The memorial is located in the regimental chapel.
Durham Cathedral
Palace Green
Durham
Durham
Durham
DH1 3ES
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 27396 42143
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted tablets representing the Services set between doric arched columns. Badges of the services above the inscriptions.
Inscription
Left Tablet: FOR ALL THOSE/ WHO ON EVERY/ CONTINENT AND/ AGAINST EVERY/ FOE MAINTAINED/ THE HONOUR OF/ THE BRITISH/ ARMS/ THANKS BE/ TO GOD Centre Tablet: FOR ALL THOSE/ WHO IN TIME OF/ WAR WENT DOWN/ TO THE SEA IN/ SHIPS - GIVING/ THEIR LIVES/ THAT WE MIGHT/ LIVE/ THANKS BE/ TO GOD Right Tablet: FOR ALL THOSE/ WHO GUARDED/ OUR HOMES FROM/ THE MANIFOLD/PERILS OF THE AIR/ AND WON FOR US/ THE FREEDOM OF/ THE SKIES/ THANKS BE/ TO GOD BottomTablet: REMEMBER WITH HONOUR THE MEN AND WOMEN OF COUNTY DURHAM OF ALL/ SERVICES AND ALL RANKS WHO SERVED IN THE WAR 1939 - 45 AND GIVE THANKS/ FOR THE COURAGE AND CONSTANCY OF THOSE WHOSE TASK WAS TO ENDURE +
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
DURHAM CATHEDRAL

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