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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Wear Valley
Town
Willington
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71472
Current location

St Stephen's Church
Willington
Wear Valley
Durham
DL15 0DE
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 20911 35146
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Lychgate with stone walls and very mellow lichened slate roof. On the inside walls are two plaques 95mm high x 72mm wide, one bearing the names and the other bearing the dedication. The lettering is incised using Roman capitals throughout.
Inscription
Panel 1-1939-1945. / In memory of / the fallen who names are / inscribed on the panel opposite / and in thanksgiving / for those who returned / in safety. Panel 2-[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, Arthur Scott
Adamson, Charles Richard
Aspinall, Ernest William
Blackburn, Joseph William
Blackett, Henry
Blackett, Robert Jackson
Bond, Joseph
Brown, Edward
Christon, James
Clark, George William
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone, Slate
  • Tablets
    Measurements: height 950mm, width 720mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
2012-Plaques reported to be missing
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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