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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Derwentside
Town
Leadgate
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41795
Current location

RC CHURCH OF OUR BLESSED LADY AND ST JOSEPH
Leadgate
Derwentside
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 120 510
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
TWO STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, AND WOODEN CALVARY CROSS. INCISED INSCRIPTION ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
FRONT FACE: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS JOHN XV 13./ PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING/ 73 MEMBERS OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919, AND FOR ALL/ WHO LIE BURIED IN THIS CEMTERY/ R. I. P. LEFT AND RIGHT HAND SIDES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allison, C
Ballentyne, F
Bradley, D
Brannigan, J
Burke, J
Burns, F
Burns, M
Cassidy, D
Chorley, J
Clarke, D
See details for all 73 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 73
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 73
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
2000: CROSS HAS SUFFERED DUE TO ITS PROXIMITY TO THE TREES. IT HAS BEEN CLEANED WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CDL65.01

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