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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chester Le Street
Town
Chester Moor
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41979
Current location

Community Centre
East Avenue
Chester Moor
Chester Le Street
Durham
DH2 3RT
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 26255 49304
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Social Club (Demolished)
    Chester Moor
    Chester Le Street
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
VARNISHED BOARD WITH FLANKING SHELVES AND SLIGHTLY CURVED TOP AND BOTTOM. The names are carved into the centre panel usinf Roman capitals
Inscription
LEST WE FORGET/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Curry, Robert
Hall, John
Morris, Matthew
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 600mm, width 900mm
    Materials: Wood - Mahogany
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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