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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Easington
Town
Murton
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 Oct 1920
    Attended by: Councillor Ross Williams
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71180
Current location

Glebe Community Centre
Durham Place
Murton
Easington
Durham
SR7 9BX
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 39871 46885
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Victoria Working Men's Club
    Murton
    Easington
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Two Paper Rolls of Honour of standard design, each 2 feet 3 inches high x1 foot 8 inches wide, both in wide rolled moulded frames approx. 6 inches wide but with very high ornate tops. At centre top, beneath the words “Roll of Honour”, is a wreath containing a flag, with a ribbon with the words “For King and Country”. The names are listed in five columns, each divided by a vertical red line. The 1st covers names A to L, the second names M to Y
Inscription
Roll of Honour / For King and Country / 1914-1919 Victoria / Workmen’s Club and Institute Ltd.,/ Murton Colliery / Members who served in H.M.F. in the Great War/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Edwd.
Abbott, Sam
Adamson, Jd
Adamson, Jw
Allen, James
Anderson, Jc
Anderson, Jos.
Anderson, Wm.
Andrews, Jw
Armstrong, Edw.
See details for all 327 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 327
    Served and returned: 327
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 675mm, width 500mm
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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