Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Dorothy Hall

Memorial

Plaque 8 D.L.I. 1939-45 Drill Hall

Reference

C105.20

Place

CHESTER-LE-STREET

Map ref

NZ 275517

Original Location

Drill Hall, Picktree Lane, DH3.

Which war

1939-45

Memorial Description

Plaque with fluted border. The name of the battalion is in the gable top, the badge motto is underneath. The lettering is painted in gold using Roman capitals throughout.

Materials used

Wood

Inscription

8th Bn.
The Durham Light Infantry
B Company

Faithful

In proud memory
of our comrades
from the
Chester-le-St.
area who
gave their lives
1939-1945

For King and Country

Names

None

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: Dorothy Hall

External web link

Research acknowledgements

Dorothy Hall

Research In Progress

James Pasby is researching the names on this memorial Contact: james@newmp.org.uk

Plaque 8 D.L.I. 1939-45 Drill Hall (C105.20)

 
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