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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sedgefield
Town
Trimdon Grange
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J Doyle Jones of London & West Hartlepool
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12 June 1920
    Attended by: Mrs R S Tate of The Grange, Trimdon Grange
  • Rededicated
    Date: July 1967
    Attended by: Revd John Bruce of Carlisle (born at Trimdon)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10323
Current location

St Alban's Church
Lillie Terrace
Trimdon Grange
Sedgefield
Durham
TS29 6ES
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 36930 35390
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • above a fireplace
    Miner's Hall
    Trimdon Grange
    Sedgefield
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Marble Tablet with a frame of brown alabaster, carved in classical shape, with crossed staffs of office on a laurel wreath raised in half relief. The words "They died for freedom and honour" are carved in half relief in a sunken panel on the bottom border. The central main tablet bears the dedication. The names are in 5 columns, incised and blackened using Roman capitals throughout.
Inscription
Tablet- TO THE MEMORY OF 450 MEN OF THE TRIMDONS, (TRIMDON GRANGE, TRIMDON COLLIERY,/TRIMDON VILLAGE AND KELLOE WINNING) WHO FOUGHT IN THE GREAT WAR,/94 OF WHOM GAVE THEIR LIVES AND WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED BELOW/[names in 5 columns] Bottom of frame- THEY DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allison, G
Armes, S
Asslebrough, M
Attwood, J
Barnes, J
Barnes, W S
Berry, W
Blakelock, G
Blakemore, T W
Broom, A J
See details for all 94 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 94
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 94
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, rank
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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