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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Sedgefield
Town
Kirk Merrington
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10311
Current location

In Churchyard
St John the Evangelist Church
Merrington Rd
Kirk Merrington
Sedgefield
Durham
DL17 8NW
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 26209 31442
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic Cross on pillar.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN UNDYING MEMORY OF / THE MEN / OF MERRINGTON / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR /1914-1918. / AND THE WORLD WAR / 1939-1945. / "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" 1914-1918 / (Names) /RECQUIESCANT IN PACE / 1939-1945 / (Names) / "THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, J
Cant, T
Eden, J
Eden, W N
Farrow, T
Garret, J
Graham, R
Hill, W
Hunter, W
Hutchinson, J
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Unknown
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Kirk Merrington War Memorial
  • 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
TOWN COUNCIL RECENTLY REPAIRED PLINTH AND GRAND RAIL WITH EMPLOYMENT TRAINEES
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH AUTHORITIES

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