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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
Wear Valley
First World War (1914-1918)
T Elliott of Weardale (Artist)
Not lost
WM Reference
Current location

Village Hall (formerly the Men's Institute)
Wear Valley
DL13 1NR

OS Grid Ref: NY 88951 37941
Denomination: Undefined

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Paper Roll of Honour, behind glass in a wood frame 34 inches high x 24 inches wide. There is a wide border of leaves. At centre top is a crest with the lion and unicorn either side. Below this are the words “Roll of Honour” on a scroll. There is a tricolor to either side and the Union flag at centre. On another scroll are the words “For King and Country”. The names are listed in two columns inside a red, white and blue border. At the bottom a temple-like structure has been painted containing a row of five wreaths with the names of those who died underneath. All lettering and painting is done by hand
Roll of Honour / For King and Country / Those resident in the Westgate Parish / Who served in the Great War 1914-1918/[names]/In Proud and Loving Memory / Of those who made the Supreme Sacrifice /[names]/ Greater Love hath no man than this / That he lay down his life for his friends
Inscription legible?
Names on memorial
Angus, Gr
Atkinson, C
Bainbridge, W
Bell, T
Brogdon, W
Brown, J
Colling, H
Colling, Jr
Coulthard, D
Coulthard, Jr
See details for all 54 names
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 41
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 1000mm, width 700mm
    Materials: Paper, Wood, Glass
Listing information
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
  • Ken Heatherington has researched the names on the local memorials. His research is available at Weardale Museum and High House Chapel, Ireshopeburn Co Durham DL13 1HD. Opening Hours 2pm - 5pm, Easter and Bank Holidays, May, June, July, Sept, and October (Wednesday to Sunday inclusive). Every afternoon in August

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