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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Derwentside
Town
Hamsterley Colliery
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J.J. Longhurst of Blackett Street, Newcastle (Calligrapher)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Jun 1916
    Attended by: Miss Mabel Watson who had travelled from Selkirk in Scotland leaving her ailing mother. She was acting on her brother’s behalf.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71338
Current location

The Dene Community Centre
A694
Hamsterley Colliery
Derwentside
Durham
NE17 7PR
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 11342 56498
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Hamsterley Colliery Institute and Club
    A694
    Hamsterley Colliery
    Derwentside
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Roll of Honour in dark wood frame 4 feet high x 3 feet wide behind glass. There is a coloured border of ?acanthus leaves. In each corner is a roundel bearing a small painted scene, with two more down the sides., depicting the colliery and working men’s club. Across the top is an array of flags of all the allies. There is another panoramic scene of the village in a rectangular frame below the dedication and above the names. The names are listed in five columns, handwritten in black ink, under regimental headings written in red.
Inscription
Roll of Honour / 1914-191 (sic) / of workmen of Hamsterley Colliery and Members of the Institute and Club / who have joined His Majesty’s Forces./[names]/God save the King.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Mark
Aldridge, S
Aldsworth, William
Allan, George
Allan, John
Allan, Joseph
Allan, William
Anderson, Joseph
Armstrong, Edward
Armstrong, Matthew
See details for all 188 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 188
    Served and returned: 188
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, regiment
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper, Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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