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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Easington
Town
Murton
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs Emley & Sons of Newcastle (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 Oct 1920
    Attended by: Lieut.Col. E. Vaux, CMG, of Sunderland
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10281
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Church Lane
Murton
Easington
Durham
SR7 9RD
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 39297 46959
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oak Screen, divided into three sets of two panels, onto each of which is fixed a brass plaque. The names are in a single column on each. Lettering is incised and painted blue.
Inscription
WW1 Panel 1-+ Our Glorious Dead +/[names] WW1 Panel 2-+ In remembrance 1914-1919 +/[names] WW1 Panel 3-[names] WW2-In the Panelling above Plaques 4 & 5-+ In Remembrance 1939-1945 + WW2 Panel 4-[names] WW2 Panel 5-[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alstone, Eleanor
Anderson, Thomas
Anderson, William
Anderson, William C
Arkley, Edward
Arthur, Fred
Arthur, Joseph
Atkinson, George
Ayres, James
Baines, Peter
See details for all 285 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 213
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 213
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 72
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £450

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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