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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
Easington
Town
Shotton Colliery
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10285
Current location

St Saviour's Church
Station Road
Shotton Colliery
Easington
Durham
DH6 2JL
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 39411 41144
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Triptych of dark oak with elaborate pediment. The doors open to reveal a popular picture entitled "Remembrance", showing a young lady near a gravestone, with foliage round her feet. At the top, and behind her head, is painted a tablet with a general dedication painted on. The dedication is carried on a wood panel above the picture, where the letter “v” is substituted for the letter “u”. The names are carried on the insides of the doors, in two columns in each case, with a single red line border and a vertical red line between., on paper
Inscription
To the memory / of / the brave sons of Empire / who fell on the battlefields / of Europe/"They have fought the good fight" / dying / in the cause of / Humanity that / Honour / might live.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, E
Anderson, G
Appleby, R
Atkinson, P
Baker, Cs
Beck, Jg
Bellis, J
Bennett, Rd
Berriman, R
Blackett, J
See details for all 143 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 143
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 143
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak, Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference

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