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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wear Valley
Town
Tow Law
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
McDougalls Educational Co. Ltd., 8 Farringdon St., London., East Claremont Street, Edinburgh. (Makers)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71414
Previous locations
  • Wesleyan Methodist Church
    Dan's Castle
    Tow Law
    Wear Valley
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Paper Roll of Honour behind glass. There is an wide border of leaves culminating in a square in each corner. At centre top is a crown, with a palm branch, and a ribbon bearing the words “Honour where honour is due”. The title is on a black background in fancy lettering. The panel bearing the names is bounded by a floral border on upper and left sides which has the dedication carried on ribbons intertwined. The names are listed in four columns, handwritten in black with red initials.
Inscription
Honour where honour is due. / Our / Roll / of Honour / in the Great War. / The names of the men belonging to the / Tow Law Wesleyan Church / who served in the / Great War 1914-1918/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Agar, J
Agar, N
Alderslade, T
Allison, L
Armstrong, S
Baldwin, D
Barlow, C
Bell, Je
Best, E
Best, O
See details for all 70 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 70
    Served and returned: 70
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: 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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