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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wear Valley
Town
Witton Park
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 Nov 1921
    Attended by: Princess Marie Marie Louise
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 Nov 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Durham
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71368
Current location

St Paul's Church
Main Street
Witton Park
Wear Valley
Durham
DL14 0DX
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 17525 30044
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Memorial
    Main Street
    Witton Park
    Wear Valley
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Paper Roll of Honour in plain wood frame which is surmounted by a tall cross. Flower ledge below. The names are listed in three columns. The lettering is hand written in Gothic script, with illuminated capitals in the title, and red initials to the names.
Inscription
The Great War / 1914-1918/In treasured remembrance of the Men / who made the Supreme Sacrifice/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, J
Bell, J
Beniston, Af
Bowes, W
Calvert, Jt
Campion, J
Campion, J
Casson, Jg
Chadwick, J
Conley, Ta
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 68
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 68
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Illustrated Chronicle 29/8/1921 reports proposed unveiling; 26/10/1921 reports unveiling.
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=9206
  • Auckland and County Chronicle 9/12/1921; 7/4/1921
  • The Coming of the Princess booklet written for the occasion.

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