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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wear Valley
Town
Tow Law
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71405
Current location

St Philip & St James Church
Church Lane
Tow Law
Wear Valley
Durham
DL13 4HE
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 12331 38493
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone tablet rectangular with raised centre top. The names are listed in three columns. The dates and sphere of service are in black, the names in red. All lettering is in Roman capitals throughout.
Inscription
1914-1918/[names]/1939-1945/ROYAL NAVY/[names/ARMY/[names]/ROYAL AIR FORCE/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bates, N
Bell, C
Boal, W
Brydon, Jl
Carrigan, J
Dixon, Jj
Fawcett, Jw
Gill, F
Gowland, T
Green, Jg
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, service, decorations
    Order of information: service THEN surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
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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