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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: 9 Jan 1921
    Attended by: Colonel J H Ritson
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41777
Current location

North wall
All Saints Church
Durham Road
Lanchester
Derwentside
Durham
DH7 0LJ
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 16768 47399
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BLACK LAQUER COATED BRONZE PLAQUE WITH INCISED INSCRIPTION DOTTED BORDER AND FOLIATE DESIGN IN THE CORNERS
Inscription
IN THANKFULNESS AND TO THE HONOUR OF ALMIGHTY/ GOD FOR THE VICTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE AND HER/ ALLIES IN THE GREAT WAR MDCCCCXIV - MDCCCCXVIII/ THE PEOPLE OF LANCHESTER SET UP THIS TABLET/ AS AN ENDURING RECORD OF THOSE WHO WENT OUT/ FROM AMONG THEM AND FOR THIER COUNTRY AND/ THE CAUSE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS MOST OBVIOUSLY/ GAVE THEIR LIVES - MDCCCXX/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, George
Barrow, Margaret
Bateman, John R
Bell, Francis E
Bell, Walter
Brankston, Alexander
Brankston, Henderson
Brankston, James
Britton, William
Buckham, Thomas R
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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