At present no image of this war memorial is available for online display. If you have a photograph of this war memorial, please send it to memorials@iwm.org.uk for inclusion on the Register. The image will be credited to yourself and free for reuse for non-commercial purposes by others under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Easington
Town
Wheatley Hill
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10290
Current location

Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre (in the old chapel of rest)
Cemetery Grounds
Woodlands Avenue
Wheatley Hill
Easington
Durham
DH6 3LN
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 37718 38767
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Previous locations
  • Methodist Church
    Wheatley Hill
    Easington
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Plaque 1 foot 4 inches high x 1 foot 10 inches wide set on a wood pattress 2 inches wider. There is a double line border culminating in a red cross in each corner. The names are listed in three columns divided by vertical lines. The words “In memoriam” in Old English, the rest of the lettering is in a variety of sans serif and Roman capitals.
Inscription
In memoriam/This tablet is erected in memory of / (Names) / of this church who made the supreme sacrifice during / the Great War 1914 – 1918/"At the going down of the sun and in the morning / we will remember them"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Corner, Stephen
Dixon, Robert
Dodsworth, John
Elliott, John
Greenwood, William
Harbron, Isaac
Harbron, Robert
Harper, Henry
Harriman, Harold
Hodson, Handel
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 400mm, width 550mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
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.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-10290

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.