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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wear Valley
Town
Bishop Auckland
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS G MAILE & SON LTD (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 Dec 1919
    Attended by: Rev. E.A. Douglas, Vicar of Stockton and formerly of St.Peter's. Bishop Auckland.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10400

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Current location

south wall of nave
St Peter's Church
Princes Street
Bishop Auckland
Wear Valley
Durham
DL14 7DB
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 20811 29682
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Copper Plaque set on oak pattress. There is a raised moulded border. At centre top is the badge of the Durham Light Infantry raised in half relief. At the foot is a sheathed sword also raised in half relief. All lettering is in raised Roman capitals
Inscription
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF /STANLEY EDGAR BADCOCK/ MAJ 6TH BATT DLI/ ELDEST SON OF MR & MRS F BADCOCK /THORNFIELD BISHOP AUCKLAND /WHO FELL IN THE 2ND BATTLE OF YPRES/ APRIL 26TH 1915 AGED 34 YEARS/ HE DIED FIGHTING THE NOBLEST DEATH A MAN CAN DIE/ FIGHTING FOR GOD AND RIGHT AND LIBERTY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Badcock, Stanley Edgar
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment,place of death,manner of death, age, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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