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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wear Valley
Town
High Etherley
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71347
Current location

St Cuthbert's Church
Church Street
High Etherley
Wear Valley
Durham
DL14 0HW
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 16514 28709
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden board with crest at centre top, the Union Flag in the top left hand corner and the England flag on the right hand top corner. The words “The Men of Our Parish” are handwritten in gold lettering on a white scroll at the top. The names are listed in two columns, those for 1914-18 on the left, and those for 1939-45 on the right. They are spaced so that the lengths of both columns is equal. The lettering is handwritten, using lower case for the quotation and cursive italics for the names, all in gold lettering.
Inscription
The Men of our Parish / We pray that these may in God’s keeping be / Now and forever till war’s shadows flee./1914-1918/[names//1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, Ta
Arkless, Wg
Bainbridge, J
Baister, D
Brunskill, F
Caile, Ja
Clark, J
Craddock, A
Dent, W
Etherington, F
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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