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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Derwentside
Town
South Moor
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41810
Current location

ON THE GABLE END
ST JAMES CHURCH
South Moor
Derwentside
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 180 510
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY OAK CRUCIFIX WITH COPPER FIGURE OF CHRIST. THREE DEDICATORY MARBLE TABLETS SET INTO THE FRAMEWORK
Inscription
CENTRE PANEL: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN WHOSE NAMES ARE RECORDED WHO/ CHEERFULLY GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR FREEDOM AND/ THE ENGLAND THEY LOVED/ SO WELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ THEIR RELATIVES/ HAVE ERECTED THIS TABLET/ AND ADJOINING CROSS/ "ABOVE THE GRAVES OF HEROES/ THE WOODEN CROSSES GROW,/ WHO SHALL NO MORE SEE DURHAM,/ NOR ANY PLACE THEY KNOW,/ WHERE FELL TOPS FACE THE MORNING/ AND GREAT WINDS BLOW; WHO LOVING AS NONE OTHER/ THE LAND THAT IS THEIR MORTHER,/ UNFALTERING RECOUNCED HERE/ BECASE THEY LOVED HER SO"/ W. N. HODGSON LEFT AND RIGHT HAND PANELS: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Appleton, John G
Armstrong, Robert
Armstrong, William
Beckham, Henry G
Bowman, Robert H
Brass, Edmund
Brinton, James
Brinton, John
Brown, Robert
Burnage, Norman
See details for all 85 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 85
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 85
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CDS129.02

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