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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Darlington
Town
Darlington
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29th June 1924
    Attended by: BARON DARYNGTON OF WHITLEY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41867
Current location

Staff Entrance
2
Mail Centre
St Cuthberts Way
Darlington
Darlington
Durham
DL1 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 29177 14182
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Northgate Post Office
    Darlington
    Darlington
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 280 140
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Black enamelled brass plaque on wooden backboard. Letters in relief. Wreath and cross in half relief at centre top. Gold edging.
Inscription
DARLINGTON POSTAL DISTRICT/ 1914 - 1918. THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF/ THE STAFF WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, J
Bland, H P
Boddy, T
Brown, T
Dixon, H
Elgey, J G
Gilmore, J
Gladwin, W
Groves, E W
Kepple, F
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1100mm, width 850mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 488mm, width 800mm
    Materials: Brass, Enamel
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference
  • CDD40.17

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