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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Teesdale
Town
Barnard Castle
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10340
Current location

In school chapel
Barnard Castle School
Mount Elf Lane
off Newgate
Barnard Castle
Teesdale
Durham
DL12 8UN
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 05831 16288
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Illuminated Paper Roll of Honour behind glass in a wide mahogany frame. There is a wide border of leaves and flowers with squares containing flowers at regular intervals. At centre top is a badge surrounded by laurel leaves. Below the dedication are the names of those who died, followed by the names of those who served. All names are listed in three columns. The lettering is all hand written using an archaic script, in capital letters throughout, using black ink with some initials illuminated in red in the dedication
Inscription
TO HOLD IN HONOURABLE REMEMBRANCE THE/ NAMES OF THOSE OF THEIR SCHOOL FELLOWS/ WHO FOUGHT FOR THEIR SOVEREIGN AND COUNTRY/ IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899 - 1902. THIS/ SCROLL IS PRESENTED TO THE NORTH EASTERN/ COUNTY SCHOOL BY THE MEMBE/ OLD BOYS' CLUB/ DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, Dc
Alexander, W
Archibald, G
Beck, R
Bell, W
Bowen, Rc
Bowman, S
Brodie, W
Brown, C
Byrne, Fw
See details for all 75 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 75
    Served and returned: 69
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Mahogany, Glass
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
History
The school was formerly called North-Eastern County School
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: Old Boy's Club
Reference

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