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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71413
Current location

St James and St Philips 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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Previous locations
  • Wesleyan Methodist Church
    Dan's Castle
    Tow Law
    Wear Valley
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Brass Plaque, shield shaped, with elaborate top which has a cascade of leaves falling downwards. The screws holding the plaque to the wall are highlighted by stars. The names are listed in a single column. The dedication is in Roman capitals, the names and quotation are in sans serif capitals, all in black with some red initials.
Inscription
In proud and loving memory / of the men belonging to this church / who laid down their lives in / the Great War./[names] “The men were very good unto us, and we were not hurt / They were a wall unto us by day and night”.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Agar, Nichol
Brown, Joseph R
Dowson, Charles
Evans, James
Graham, William A
Holliday, George B
Marley, William
Robinson, Oliver
Waugh, George
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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