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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derwentside
Town
Tanfield Lea
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41819
Current location

Community Centre
Leith Gardens
Tanfield Lea
Derwentside
Durham
DH9 9LZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 18629 54059
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Methodist Chapel
    Tanfield Lea
    Derwentside
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 180 550
    Denomination: Methodist
  • Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
    Tanfield Lea
    Derwentside
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Two Brass Plaques attached to the oak pulpit-one plaque for the fallen, the other for the served & returned. There is a single line border around each, and the names are listed in a single column using Roman capitals.
Inscription
PLAQUE ONE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH/ WHO FELL & SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ WHO FELL/ (NAMES)/ WHO SERVED/ (NAMES) PLAQUE TWO: WHO SERVED/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, John G
Adamson, Joseph
Adamson, Joseph
Ardle, Moses
Armstrong, Henry
Bell, Cuthbert
Bulmer, Ernest W
Bulmer, Ralph
Davison, James
Davison, Thomas
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 33
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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