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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Organ or organ part
District
Durham
Town
Durham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22nd October 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41958
Current location

ST MARGARET OF ANTIOCH CHURCH
Durham
Durham
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 270 420
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
ORGAN WITH TWO DEDICATORY BRASS PLAQUES PLACED EACH SIDE OF THE CHANCEL ARCH
Inscription
PLAQUE ONE: THE ORGAN IN THIS CHURCH IS DEDICATED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THE CHURCH AND CONGREGATION WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 (NAMES) (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN) PLAQUE TWO: AD MAIOREM DEI GLORIAM ET IN MEMORIAM SCHOLAE DUNELMSIS ALUMNORUM QUI BELLO OMNIUM MAXIME MEMORABILI PRO PATRIA SUE MORTEM OCCUBERUNT HAEC MUSICORUM ORGANA SUNT DEDICATO. ANNO MCMXIX (NAMES) (TRANSLATION: TO THE GREATER GLORY OF AND IN MEMORY OF THE FORMER DURHAM SCHOLARS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR THIS MUSICAL ORGAN HAS BEEN DEDICATED IN THE YEAR 1919) (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 384
    Served and returned: 192
    Died: 192
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CDD47.43

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