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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Durham
Town
Durham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
James Lyons (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2 Mar 1921
    Attended by: Councillor William Thwaites, Mayor of Durham
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41970
Current location

The memorial can be found in the lobby.
Durham Town Hall
Market Place
Durham
Durham
Durham
DH1 3NJ
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 27370 42553
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large dark oak board with carved coat of arms of City of Durham encircled by a wreath and with a mural coronet at top centre and pediment. Names in ten glazed panels - panels 1 to 7 are for WW1 and panels 8 to 10 are for WW2
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF CITIZENS WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/AND IN THE WAR 1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 360
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 360
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 154
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 154
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
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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