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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Derwentside
Town
Tanfield Lea
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 14th November 1925
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41821
Current location

TANFIELD AND DISTRICT COMMUNITY CENTRE
Tanfield Lea
Derwentside
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 180 550
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO STOREY RED BRICK MEMORIAL INSTITUTE. DEDICATORY BRASS PLAQUE PLACED INSIDE. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK AND RED ENAMELLED LETTERING GREEK KEY DESIGN BORDER WITH RED ROUNDELS IN EACH CORNER. BADGE OF DURHAM COUNTY AT THE TOP CENTRE AND UNION FLAGS AT THE TOP LEFT AND RIGHT HAND SIDES
Inscription
OUTSIDE: TANFIELD LEA MEMORIAL INSTITUTE PLAQUE: ROLL OF HONOUR/ TO THOSE WHO RESPONDED TO THE CALL OF DUTY FROM/ TANFIELD LEA/ TO SERVE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ IN MEMORIAM/ (NAMES)/ SERVED/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, J
Adamson, J G
Argyle, J
Armstrong, E
Armstrong, F
Armstrong, G
Armstrong, H
Armstrong, J W
Armstrong, J W
Barker, R
See details for all 171 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 171
    Served and returned: 151
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Enamel
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CDT35.05 & .06

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