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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Durham
Town
Murton
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
K Bartley (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1996
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71178
Current location

St Joseph's Church
Church Lane
Murton
Durham
Durham
SR7 9RD
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 39385 46911
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Plywood board in narrow wood frame.. A book with an open page is set against a backdrop of oak leaves on the left and a field of poppies along the bottom. On the left is a union flag and on the right is a rifle stuck into the ground with a helmet on top. The names are listed in a single column on each ‘page’. The quotations are carried on a scroll which runs along the bottom. The whole is done by poker work, lettering is in Roman capitals throughout.
Inscription
St. Joseph’s / Murton/[names]/We remember them/Greater love hath no man.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alstone, Eleanor
Baines, Peter
Barnes, John
Cain, Thomas
Canning, Henry
Carmichael, Martin
Chaytor, John
Dixon, John
Duffy, William
Elliott, John
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 600mm, width 900mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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