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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Easington
Town
Shotton Colliery
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71133
Current location

St Saviour's Church
Station Road
Shotton Colliery
Easington
Durham
DH6 2JL
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 39411 41144
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque on a wood pattress. At the top is the badge of the D.L.I. mounted separately. The plaque itself has rounded ends. Lettering is in sans serif capitals, with later Black Stone re-dedication plaque.
Inscription
In memory of/23972763 Pte. Thomas Griffiths/1st Bn. Durham Light Infantry/Killed in action/Borneo 26th February 1966 aged 20./We will remember him.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Griffiths, Thomas
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Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, service number, age, manner of death, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 125mm, width 250mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 225mm, width 350mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Family
Reference

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