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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wear Valley
Town
South Church, Bishop Auckland
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 14 Dec 1966
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71502
Current location

St Andrew's Church
St Andrew's Road
South Church
Bishop Auckland
Wear Valley
Durham
DL14 6SP
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 21745 28471
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Book of Remembrance set in a glass topped wood case. The book is bound in red leather with gold lettering and a small amount of decoration on the cover, and is smaller than A4 in size. The manuscript is written in an Old English style font with the first letter of the surname and the initials in red ink, with the remainder in black ink.
Inscription
Cover: A Book of Remembrance / (Cross in gold) / Great War 1914 – 1918 Flyleaf : This Book / is given / in memory of / One of the Mothers / of England / by / her Sons & Daughter First page In this Book / are inscribed the names / of those who, from this / Parish, gave their lives / in the Great War / 1914 – 1918 / “Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life / for his friends”: Pages 1-34: [names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Airey, Herbert H
Aitken, F
Andell, Norman
Appleton, Jack Killen Addison
Armstrong, Sidney
Ashton, Albert Reginald
Aubin, John Fosbrooke Gerard
Ayre, Henry
Bacon, Henry
Bailey, George B
See details for all 299 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 299
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 299
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Leather, Paper
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass, Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Gift of Mr. Jackson Pallister and his sister Miss Pallister and is dedicated to the memory of “One of the mothers of England”.
Reference

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