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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derwentside
Town
Quebec (near Esh)
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63043
Current location

Hamsteels St John the Baptist Church (Redundant)
Quebec (near Esh)
Derwentside
Durham
DH7 9DF
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 180 437
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular plaque mounted in wooden frame. Frame has raised decorative egg and dart moulding and flat stepped pediment. Inscription in gothic style lettering with single line border.
Inscription
This Tablet & Window were erected to the/ honoured memory of the following men/ of the DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY who died/ for England in the Great War, 1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
2012: Hamsteels St John the Baptist Church closed. Plans are under discussion to move the plaque to St Michael and All Angels, Esh Village.
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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