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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Durham
Town
Durham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
George D. Charlton, Barnhill, Dundee, late of Crook (Undefined)
George D. Charlton, Barnhill, Dundee, late of Crook (Calligrapher)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Nov 1920
    Attended by: Mr T. Finlay of Fir Tree
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71463
Current location

Reference M/Cr 296 1 and 2
Durham Archives Centre
County Hall
Durham
Durham
Durham
DH1 5UL
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 26775 43541
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Wesleyan Methodist Church
    Hope Street
    Crook
    Wear Valley
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Two matching Rolls of Honour each bearing half the names. At centre top is a badge with the name of the church below. Beneath this is a swag on which is an open book. On either side is a laurel wreath surrounding a lamp with a flame. At bottom left on one roll is a picture of St. George bearing a sword aloft. On the other is an angel holding aloft a laurel wreath. The names are listed in three columns on each, the whole is printed using elaborate lettering for the titles and dedication and lower case lettering for the names.
Inscription
First Roll-Crook Wesleyan Church./Roll of Honour./To the Glory of God and in loving / remembrance of the men of this congregation / who served in the Great War 1914-1919./The tumult and the/Shouting checks/The Captains and the Kings depart/Still stands thine/Ancient Sacrifice/An humble and a/Contrite heart/Lord God of hosts/Be with us yet/Lest we forget!/Lest we forget!/Kipling/[names] Second Roll-Crook Wesleyan Church./Roll of Honour./To the Glory of God and in loving / remembrance of the men of this congregation / who served in the Great War 1914-1919/To the Glory of God and in loving/ remembrance of the men of this congregation/who served in the Great War 1914-1919./Greater love/hath no man/than this, that/a man lay/down his life/for his friends/John 15 verse 13/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, W
Alderson, Jg
Armstrong, A
Armstrong, Jr
Askew, A
Askwith, Ge
Askwith, Wh
Auton, W
Bland, W
Bowes, E
See details for all 124 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 124
    Served and returned: 102
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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