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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Durham
Town
Durham City
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67953
Current location

St Nicholas Church
Market Place
Durham City
Durham
Durham
DH1 3NJ
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 27369 42546
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular tablet with a red marble frame and semicircular extensions, at the top enclosing IHS, and below the dedication written in black lettering. The badge of the Durham Light Infantry is at the lower edge of the frame.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ LIEUT: WILLIAM BOYD 8th D.L.I./ WHO FELL IN ACTION AT WARLENCOURT/ ON 5th NOV: 1916 AGED 22 YEARS/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boyd, William
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age of death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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