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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Durham
Town
Durham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 July 1952
    Attended by: Revd J H S Wild, Dean of Durham
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41907
Current location

In the Durham Light Infantry Memorial Chapel
Durham Cathedral
Palace Green
Durham
Durham
Durham
DH1 3ES
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 27360 42133
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Leather bound book of remembrance with names arranged by date. Lettering in black, green and red and each page headed with regimental badge. The lectern case is two-sided with a swiveling top. One side is for the 1914-18 Book of Remembrance and the other for the 1939-45 Book. St George and the Dragon flanked by St Cuthbert and King Oswald at the top of the screen. Badges of the Regular, Territorial and Militia Battalions are depicted
Inscription
Case:1939 THE BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE 1945 Book, Cover: ROLL OF/ HONOUR
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3011
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3011
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment
    Order of information: year died
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Parchment, Leather
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
The pages are turned daily.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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