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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Undefined
Town
Beamish
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Sidney Brown (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: June 1920
    Attended by: Revd J Reilly MC
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33950
Current location

Acquisition Number GS 27/09/1993.20
Beamish Museum
Beamish
Durham
DH9 0RF
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 21987 54159
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Co-operative Stores
    Newbiggin-by-the-sea
    Wansbeck
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 300 880
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Roll of Honour on printed form in an elaborate frame. The frame has leaves at each corner, a carving of items of uniform at the top, a haversack at the bottom, and a furled flag at each side. The Roll itself is pre-printed with an arch of green leaves round the edge. At centre top is an array of flags with a ribbon bearing the words "For King and Country". The names are carried in three columns, hand written, with the fallen at the top.
Inscription
BRAVE AND LOYAL MEMBERS OF THE STAFF WHO ANSWERED THE COUNTRY'S CALL 1914 - 1919/KILLED/ [names]/SERVED/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barrass, Frank W
Bell, Andrew
Bennett, Percy
Brown, Walter
Campbell, John
Carter, John
Clark, Adam
Clark, John
Clark, John
Clark, Thomas
See details for all 60 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 53
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • MORPETH HERALD 18-06-1920

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