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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Easington
Town
Dawdon
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 Feb 1921
    Attended by: T.H. Cann , Secretary, Durham Miners’ Association
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
71064
Previous locations
  • in entrance lobby
    Dawdon Miners Welfare Social Club
    Mount Stewart Street
    Dawdon
    Easington
    Durham
    SR7 7NB
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 42984 48355
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Brass Plaque on oak pattress. There is a wide border of Celtic string pattern on a black background culminating in a circle with design on a red background. The top corners of the main plaque are also filled with a pattern in red. The names are listed in seven columns divided by red vertical lines. The name of the lodge is in elaborate capitals, the rest of the lettering is in sans serif capitals.
Inscription
Dawdon Miners’ Lodge / Memorial / Erected to the imperishable memory of / the undermentioned members and sons of workmen of Dawdon Colliery / who gave their lives in the cause of freedom 1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, William
Anderson, Charles
Appleby, Norman
Armstrong, Fenwick
Armstrong, Robert
Ather, William L
Attey, James
Bailes, Solomon
Bailey, Samuel
Barksby, Herbert
See details for all 162 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 162
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 162
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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