Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Dorothy Hall

Memorial

Plaque Scott 1920 University College

Reference

D47.113

Place

DURHAM CITY

Original Location

University College, Durham (Durham Castle), Bishop Tunstall Chapel, on wall above stalls, Palace Green DH1 3RW

Which war

1914-18

Memorial Description

Plaque 14 inches high x 24 inches wide. There is a wide border of vine leaves and grapes raised on a black background. The border forms a small dome at centre top, inside which is a cross. The dedication is in Roman capitals.

Materials used

Brass

Inscription

In memory
Laurence Scott,
Undergraduate of this College,
Born December 21st 1894 Died April 7th 1920
Nuper in bellis fractus nunc pro patria mortuus
R.I.P.

The translation from the Latin reads:
Recently broken in war, now dead for his country.

Names

See above.

Who commissioned

Presumably his family.

Notes

See his Every Name a Story entry

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: John & Mavis Dixon; Dorothy Hall

External web link

Research acknowledgements

Portering staff at Durham Castle; John and Mavis Dixon; Dorothy Hall; Alan Farrar (alumnus of the College) for the Latin translation

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Plaque Scott 1920 University College (D47.113)

 
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Parish Notes

Every Name A Story