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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wear Valley
Town
Westgate
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71225
Current location

in the school room
Methodist Chapel (formerly Primitive Methodist)-now closed
A689
Westgate
Wear Valley
Durham
DL13 1LQ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 90541 68039
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Paper Roll of Honour in a glazed wooden frame. There is a green border which goes round the edge, but also creates an arch shape at the top. At the centre top is a badge. The words “Roll of Honour” are carried on a gold ribbon across the arch, below this is a Union flag. Under this are the words “For King and Country” on a ribbon. The names are carried in two boxes below this. The upper one lists the names of those who served, written in two columns. The lower one is drawn to be more elaborate and lists the names of those who died. The whole memorial is hand painted
Inscription
Roll of Honour / For King and Country / of those associated with the / Westgate Primitive Methodist Church / and Sunday School / Who took part in the Great War / 1914-1919 /[names]/In Proud and Loving Memory They died that we might live/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, C
Colling, H
Colling, Jr
Coulthard, D
Coulthard, Jr
Coulthard, Wm.
Dalton, J
Egglestone, Jm
Egglestone, Wh
Fairless, W
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 19
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 675mm, width 375mm
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 925mm, width 700mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=9126
  • 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. www.weardalemuseum.org.uk 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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