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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Darlington
Town
Darlington
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony

  • Date: 6th August 2014
    Attended by: Right Rev. Bishop of Jarrow
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72896
Current location

Saint Herbert’s Church
Yarm Road
Darlington
Darlington
Durham
DL1 1BD
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 31098 14186
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Eastbourne Methodist Church
    Yarm Road
    Eastbourne
    Darlington
    Darlington
    Durham
    DL1 1BQ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 31098 14186
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Rectangular plaque with double line red border and roses at each corner. The dedication is in black lettering with red capitals, and the names in black.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD & IN MEMORY OF THE / FOLLOWING, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR LIBERTY / & FREEDOM IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR / 1914 - 1919 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 2mm, height 357mm, width 605mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Story of Eastbourne – M.Snowball, 2002 The Defeat at Gallipoli – N.Steel & P.Hart 1994 The First World War – H.Strachan 2003 The First World War – A.J.P.Taylor 1963 Northern Echo 1916/2004 North Eastern Railway Magazine 1917/1919 Evening Despatch 1915-1918 The world War One Memorial of Eastbourne, Darlington – A.Magrys 2014

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