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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Derwentside
Town
Beamish
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr J H Ratcliffe, one of the young men of the Church (Calligrapher)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1920
    Attended by:
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
90190
Current location

Beamish North of England Open Air Museum
Beamish
Derwentside
Durham
DH9 0RF
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 220 530
Denomination: Non-denominational

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Previous locations
  • Methodist Chapel
    Pithill
    Derwentside
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Roll of Honour in a glazed wooded frame. Highly illuminated, it features fluted columns at each side, each entwined by an ivy stem. The names are in 5 columns, in elaborate capitals, with all initials illuminated, the columns are separated with a blue vertical line edged with gold
Inscription
Beamish Wesleyan Methodist Church/ROLL OF HONOUR/[names]/1914 Lest We Forget 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bates, J R
Bird, J R
Brooks, J
Burridge, E
Burridge, W
Chambers, A
Chambers, S
Cole, C
Cooper, I
Dennison, J
See details for all 86 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 86
    Served and returned: 86
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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