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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Durham
Town
East Rainton
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71150
Current location

St Cuthbert's Church
Quarry House Lane
East Rainton
Durham
Durham
DH5 9SB
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 33555 47772
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Paper Roll of Honour of pre-printed design set in a wood frame. There is a wide border of entwined oak leaves and acorns. At the top is a scroll bearing the exhortation. Down each side are shields depicting “the whole armour of God” from Ephesians ^ v 13-17: the helmet of salvation; the shield of faith; the breastplate of righteousness; the sword of the spirit and the belt of truth. At the bottom is another scroll bearing the words “Girt about with truth , your feet shod with the preparation of the Gospel of Peace”. The names are handwritten and listed in four columns, with some of them adjusted. Those who fell are marked by a cross to the right. In the bottom right hand corner is the explanation of the initials used.
Inscription
Your prayer are asked / for those who have gone / to serve our King & County / by land and sea and air/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, H
Adamson, John
Adamson, Jos.
Alcock, H
Alcock, Jas.
Alcock, Jw
Alderson, Jw
Alderson, Sam.
Archbank, Jas.
Armstrong, Tw
See details for all 223 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 222
    Served and returned: 182
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, service, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
History
This was missing. It was found during refurbishment and was in a condition beyond repair. A duplicate was made in 2014
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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