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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Derwentside
Town
Medomsley
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS EMLEY & SONS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41798
Current location

JUNCTION OF FINES RD AND FRONT ST TO THE LEFT OF THE CHURCHYARD GATES
Fines Rd
Medomsley
Derwentside
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 110 540
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND CELTIC CROSS. INCISED INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH.
Inscription
FRONT FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN REVERENT AND GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF THE GALLANT DEAD/ 1914 - 1918. THEIR REWARD IS WITH THE LORD AND/ THE CARE OF THEM WITH THE MOST HIGH/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 194/ (NAMES) RIGHT FACE: (NAMES) LEFT AND REAR FACE: HAMSTERLEY COLLIERY/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allison, N S
Arthur, J
Atthey, T
Barrie, J G
Barrow, J
Bell, G R
Bell, L
Bell, M P
Bell, W
Briscoe, J
See details for all 141 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 129
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 129
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,additional
    Order of information: additional,rank,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection CDM36.01

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