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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Durham
Town
Durham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
89363
Current location

Waddington Street URC Church
Waddington Street
Durham
Durham
Durham
DH1 4BG
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 26740 42641
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
Shouldered white marble tablet with segmental arch head on a grey marble backboard. Inscription in black capital lettering.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ JOHN/ SON OF ROBERT AND ELEANOR PURVIS,/ WHO FELL IN ACTION IN FRANCE/ MAY 6TH 1917, AGED 30 YEARS,/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename and surname, and details of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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