Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Durham
Town
Witton Gilbert
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42046

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Current location

St Michael and All Angels Church
Coach Lane
Witton Gilbert
Durham
Durham
DH7 6SX
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 23500 45304
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Nowy headed dark wooden board within a wooden frame. The inscription is in gilt capital lettering and topped by a bronze badge in low relief.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF WITTON GILBERT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD AS WE THAT/ ARE LEFT GROW OLD./ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 9
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CDW123.02

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