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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derwentside
Town
Lanchester
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th February 1923
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel R Ritson of Sniperley Hall
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41766
Current location

Community Centre
Newbiggin Lane
Lanchester
Derwentside
Durham
DH7 0NT
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 16424 47616
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In the foyer
    Council Offices
    Park House
    Lanchester
    Derwentside
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 167 474
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Memorial Hall
    Lanchester
    Derwentside
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A NOWY HEADED OAK BACKBOARD. INCISED INSCRIPTION. WREATH AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE BACKBOARD. The plaque is mounted on the backboard using studs shaped like a flower in each corner
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO WENT FROM LANCHESTER/ AND GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR./ (NAMES)/ ALSO IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION/ OF ALL WHO SERVED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, George
Barrrow, Margaret
Bateman, John R
Bell, Francis E
Bell, Walter
Brankston, Alexander
Brankston, Henderson
Brankston, James
Britton, William
Buckham, Thomas R
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 49
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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