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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Durham
Town
Durham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR HUGH EASTON (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 September 1935
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67955
Current location

In the Chapter House
Durham Cathedral
The College
Durham
Durham
Durham
DH1 3EL
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 27273 41998
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two stained glass windows. WW1 window shows St Benedict at the foot of the cross. The WW2 window depicts Bishop Walcher with a Chorister holding an open book at his side both looking up to Adam and Eve with the Tree of Life and the snake. Below each window is a stone panel between stone columns (forming part of the lower half of the building wall) with names inscribed in black lettering above a dedication in Latin.
Inscription
WW1: (Names...)/ HUJUS ECCELSIAE/ E CHORISTIS/ QUI NON DELIXERUNT/ ANIMAS SUAS/ USQUE AD MORTEM/ CANTANT/ QUASI CANTICUM NOVUM/ ANTE SEDEM WW2: (Names...)/ ALTERO IN BELLO/ FRATRUM EXEMPLAR/ FODEM STUDIO SECUTI/ IDEM SUIS/ RELIQUERUNT/ DESIDERIUM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bowler, W
Chapelow, J
Coyne, R.e.
Dobbie, James
Frater, John
Johnson, Denis
Mackenzie, Douglas
Manners, T
Morgan, A
Newby, Geo.
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: WW1 window given by Cathedral Chapter and Old Choristers Association. WW2 window: unknown.
Responsibility
Durham Cathedral

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