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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wear Valley
Town
Howden-le-Wear
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67904
Current location

c/o Local History Society
Community Centre
Hargill Road
Howden-le-Wear
Wear Valley
Durham
DL15 8HJ
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 16079 33086
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • St Mary the Virgin
    Church Street
    Howden-le-Wear
    Wear Valley
    Durham
    DL15 8HQ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 16194 33296
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Wooden Board-Roll of Honour with triangular top. It is divided into two panels, the left hand one bearing the names from 1914-18 and the right hand one those from 1939-45. Lettering is hand painted in black Roman capitals. The quotation is along the bottom frame. The whole is varnished. (See also under general comments for another draft paper WW2 Roll of Honour)
Inscription
1914 - 18/[names]/ 1939 - 45/ (Names)/ THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD AS WE GROW OLD AGE SHALL NOT/ WEARY THEM OR THE WORLD CONDEMN BUT AT THE GOING DOWN/ OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, H
Archer, G
Bell, J
Bennington, D
Brett, D
Bridges, A
Browell, G
Brown, Ah
Cairns, J
Clark, G
See details for all 62 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 1265mm, width 765mm
    Materials: Wood
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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