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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Vase or flower holder
District
Easington
Town
Hesleden
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
73576
Current location

Methodist Church
Front Street
Hesleden
Easington
Durham
TS27 4PH
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 44045 38210
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Two identical vases of, probably, silver coated steel, with a design of chrysanthemums and leaves raised below the neck. Lettering is below the design, incised and blackened using sans serifs capitals
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/GUNR. JOHN ROWELL/LOST AT SEA/SEPT 12TH 1944
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Rowell, John
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, manner of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Vase
    Measurements: height 250mm, width 125mm
    Materials: Steel
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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