© WMR-10307

Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Sedgefield
Town
Ferryhill
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Feb. 1925
    Attended by: BRIGADIER GENERAL SURTEES
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10307
Current location
  • Approx 20 metres west of Town Hall.
    Market Place
    Ferryhill
    Sedgefield
    Durham
    DL17 8JJ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 288 328
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Soldier in service dress with cap and pack with hands clasped around rifle barrel. The rifle rests on the ground. Gold incised lettering on all four faces of tapered pedestal with plinth and cornice.
Inscription
Front face:TO/ The Glory of God/ AND IN THANKFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN OF FERRYHILL,/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918. Front plinth: " PASS NOT THIS STONE IN SORROW BUT IN PRIDE/ AND MAY YE LIVE AS NOBLY AS THEY DIED" Side faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 139
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 139
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: surname
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL CIRCA 20 METRES WEST OF TOWN HALL
  • 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
History
1988 June 14: Listed Grade II.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ID 112236
  • North East War Memorials Project F38.02

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