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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derwentside
Town
Consett
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41750
Current location

LEFT SIDE OF THE ENTRANCE
CHRIST CHURCH
Consett
Derwentside
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 107 510
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • DRILL HALL
    Consett
    Derwentside
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
BRASS PLAQUE WITH INSCRIPTION FLANKED BY TWO COLUMNS. INITIAL INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF IN RED LETTEIRNG AT THE TOP WHILST THE REST IS INCISED IN BLACK ENAMELLED LETTERING BATTLE HONOURS ON THE COLUMNS. WREATH AT THE TOP OF EACH COLUMN. BADGE OF THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE
Inscription
GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS./ PRO PATRIA/ THIS TABLET/ IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS, W.O.'S, N.C.O.'S AND MEN OF THE/ CONSETT DETACHMENT OF THE 6TH BATT. THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THEIR CONRADES OF THE DETACHMENT/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ (NAMES)/ THEY ANSWERED THE CALL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackerman, E
Allison, W
Anderson, N J
Ashbridge, T
Askew, W R
Bell, E S
Bell, H
Bell, R B
Bennison, J P
Blair, R
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 61
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: rank,surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CDC101.03

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