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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Easington
Town
Thornley in Easington
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Maker
MESSRS A R MOWBRAY & CO. LTD (Makers)
Morrells (Book Binder)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5 Nov 1961
    Attended by: The Vicar, Rev. Philip G. Mold, B.D.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10292
Current location

Thornley Methodist Church
Dunelm Road
Thornley in Easington
Easington
Durham
DH6 3HY
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 35946 39471
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • St Bartholomew's Church
    Coopers Terrace
    Thornley in Easington
    Easington
    Durham
    DH6 3DB
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 36522 39711
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Book of Remembrance bound in blue leather with gold edges to the pages. The names are written in a single column on each of 29 pages. The book rests in a light brown wood case with glass top. On the front are carved the words “Presented by R.N. & H. Brewster of Thornley, 1961”
Inscription
a. Thornley British Legion / This book / records the names of those / who died in the service of their / Country in two World Wars / 1914-1919/[names] b. In Memory / of all those who lived or / worked in Thornley and who / died in the service of their / Country / 1939-1946/[names] c. [name]/Killed on active service / in Northern Ireland / 1973 Greater love hath no man than this / that a man / lay down his life / for his friends.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, J
Allison, T
Amos, J
Atkinson, J
Atkinson, W
Aunger, F
Bates, I
Bell, T
Bentham, E
Best, J
See details for all 160 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 134
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 134
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, year died
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper, Leather
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Mr. and Mrs. Roland N. Brewster
Reference

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