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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Easington
Town
Hesleden
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 Oct 2017
    Attended by: Children from Hesleden Primary School
  • Dedicated
    Date: 4 Oct 2017
    Attended by: Revd Susan Richardson & Revd Roger Davies
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
73657
Current location

In the Cemetery
off Front Street
Hesleden
Easington
Durham
TS27 4PH
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 43999 38163
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Pillar of stone from Staindrop Quarries surmounted by a Latin cross. The total height is 3 metres to the top of the cross. The whole stands on a paved base. On the front of the pillar is a panel of black granite which bears the names in two columns in Roman upper case lettering
Inscription
IN REMEMBRANCE 1914-1918/[names]/IN REMEMBRANCE 1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, Francis W E
Baldwin, George
Bates, Fred
Bazeley, Gordon
Brown, Christopher
Brown, George
Brown, William
Carling, John
Castling, Herbert W
Cavanagh, Patrick
See details for all 51 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, forename, relationships, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Staindrop
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Staindrop
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Black
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Details: Blackhall History Group and Monk Hesleden Parish Council, also Local Councillor's funds
Responsibility
Monk Hesleden Parish Council
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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