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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sunderland
Town
Houghton-le-Spring
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Cowell and Gatiss of Sunderland (Makers)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71193
Current location

in the porch
St Michael's Church
Durham Road
Houghton-le-Spring
Sunderland
Tyne And Wear
DH5 8NF
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 34073 49205
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Brass Plaque. There is a stylized border culminating in roundels in each corner. The names are listed in four columns. Lettering is in black sans serif, with some in red, using a mix of upper and lower case.
Inscription
“Greater love hath no man than this / that a man lay down his life for his friends.” / St.John XV.13 Pray for the souls of / the following members of / St.Michael’s Congregation / who lost their lives owing to the war / 1914-1918/[names]. “Eternal rest give unto them O Lord”.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ahearne, Patrick
Anderson, George
Bennett, Owen
Burke, Peter
Cairns, John
Clarke, Michael
Conlon, John Robt.
Costigan, William
Coughlan, Michael
Dolan, John
See details for all 80 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 80
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 80
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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