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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), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
91503
Current location

Garden of Remembrance
Durham Constabulary HQ
Woodward Way
Aykley Heads
Durham
Durham
Durham
DH1 5TT
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 26987 43760
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A rectangular blue board, with inscribed white lettering, which stands within a Garden of Remembrance. There are three sections of the memorial board: one comprises two columns of the names of officers who died in World War 1; another comprises a column of names of those who died in World War 2; the third comprises two columns of names of officers who have died in the line of Police duty. (N.B. The Garden of Remembrance and the plaque were created primarily as a Police memorial. It is the inscription re those who died in both World Wars that meets the criteria for inclusion on the War Memorials Register).
Inscription
Memorial/ First World War 1914 - 1918/ (names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (names)/ Police Roll of Honour/ (names)/ This Garden of Remembrance is dedicated to the memory of all Durham Constabulary officers and staff
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, J S
Ashburn, William
Atkinson, G A
Ball, Bertie John James
Bell, John
Bell, K
Bream, Charles
Brock, Alfred Herbert
Brown, E
Brown, George
See details for all 80 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 54
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, military unit
    Order of information: Grouped by military unit in which died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname, military unit in which died
    Order of information: Listed alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Durham Constabulary
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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