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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Undefined
Town
New Shildon
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18976
Current location

Redworth Road
New Shildon
Durham
DL24 2JJ
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 23204 25512
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • ALL SAINTS CEMETERY
    New Shildon
    Sedgefield
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 230 260
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
CROSS OF RED SANDSTONE SURMOUNTS PILLAR. FOUR PANELS AROUND BASE BEAR INSCRIPTION AND NAMES.
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF 124 NEW SHILDON MEN WHO LAID DOWN THIER LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ "BLOW OUT YE BUGLES OVER THE RICH DEAD. THERE IS NONE OF THESE SO LONELY AND POOR OF OLD, BUT DYING HAS MADE US RICHER GIFTS THAN GOLD. HE THAT LOSETH HIS LIFE SHALL FIND IT - UNTO LIFE ETERNAL."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Akers, A E
Alderson, F
Alderson, T
Applegarth, J
Armitage, D
Atkinson, J
Atkinson, W
Bainbridge, R
Banham, J A
Bell, J R M
See details for all 129 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 129
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 129
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: rank,surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 10 FT
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • New Shildon 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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