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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Durham
Town
Durham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Joseph J Hall of 74 Salisbury Road, Great Yarmouth (Illustrator)
Joseph J Hall of 74 Salisbury Road, Great Yarmouth (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10232
Current location

Durham Light Infantry Regimental Chapel
Durham Cathedral
Palace Green
Durham
Durham
Durham
DH1 3ES
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 27324 42144
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Book of Remembrance-of parchment pages bound in green leather with gold embossed lettering below the regimental badge in silver all inside a double line border. The pages bear an individual inscription in calligraphy with the Badges of the Regiment and the DLI in top corners raised and silvered. It is kept in a glass fronted lectern case, mounted on a scrolled and glazed pedestal. The title is incised into the top of the case.
Inscription
Title Page-1914/THE BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE/1919 Inside Pages-[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12606
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12606
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, rank, regiment, surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: year of death THEN date of death THEN surname
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Leather, Parchment
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
Pages are turned over daily.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
DURHAM CATHEDRAL
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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