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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Durham
Town
Durham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th March 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10238

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Current location

St Oswald's Church
Church Street
Durham
Durham
Durham
DH1 3DQ
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 27600 41913
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CALVARY CROSS WITH CRUCIFIX ON SQUARE PLINTH WITH A SQUARE BASE CRUCIFIX
Inscription
INRI / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN HONOUR OF / THE PARISHIONERS WHO SERVED / AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE / OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR THE CAUSE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS / AND IN PEACE IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Apperley, Newton
Baker, Arthur
Baker, Thomas
Barker, Bertie
Bensley, Stehen N
Berry, Cyril
Bowes, George Wilfred
Bulmer, John
Burton, Ernest
Carter, Edward
See details for all 96 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 79
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 79
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • War memorial outside St Oswald's Church, Durham
  • 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
Costs

Memorial: £300

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ST OSWALDS CHURCH

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