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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wear Valley
Town
Eldon Lane
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71504
Current location

South wall
28
Eldon Lane Workmen's Institute
Spencer Street
Eldon Lane
Wear Valley
Durham
DL14 8TL
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 22777 27847
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plaque, very heavy, in classical style, with pediment and fluted pillars at the sides, standing on a stone base. In the pediment is a painted ?crest between two columns. Below this, the words “Roll of Honour” are carved in half relief on a ribbon, with a shield raised in the middle. The central plaque is of brass bearing the dedication and names listed in two columns, numbered 1-27 which relates to the photographs. Surrounding this is a series of 27 frames each containing a photograph. The photographs are in a different order from the ones in the other frame. The dedication is in the middle.
Inscription
Their lot the Glorious Price to pay/Ours to record with grateful Pride/That Freedom lives on earth today/Because they Died/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blades, Jh
Brown, A
Brown, J
Brown, J
Connor, T
Dixon, T
Dogaer, B
Dogaer, B
Gash, T
Gibbs, S
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Mahogany
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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