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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Derwentside
Town
Beamish
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 1921
    Attended by: Mr T V Greener, agent at Craghead
  • Dedicated
    Date: November 1921
    Attended by: Revd JB Eddon, BA
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41755
Current location

Beamish North of England Open Air Museum
Beamish
Derwentside
Durham
DH9 0RF
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 21987 54159
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Craghead Council School
    Craghead
    Derwentside
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Paper Roll of Honour inside a wood frame, which has a carved top and bottom. The lettering is all in gold capitals, in some cases shadowed with black. The dedication is in fancy lettering, the exhortation is in italics. The names are listed in 5 columns, with a cross against the names of those who died. There were also, now lost, two mountings of photographs There are 11 teachers, 1 of whom died; 221 pupils, 31 of whom died; and 11 girls in the QMAAC, none of whom died
Inscription
CRAGHEAD/ COUNCIL SCHOOL/ 1914 ROLL OF HONOUR 1918/ EUROPEAN WAR/ (NAMES)/ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO/ IT THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbot, H
Aitchison, W
Andrews, J
Atkinson, J
Bellis, A
Bellis, J
Binley, E
Birbeck, G
Birbeck, P
Birkbeck, A
See details for all 235 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 243
    Served and returned: 211
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename, regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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