Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: C. Sanders


Picture 1914-18 St. Bartholomew





Map ref

NZ 267370

Original Location

St. Bartholomew’s Church, on A167 south of Durham.

Which war


Memorial Description

Picture in a wood frame 3 feet high x 2 feet 3 inches wide. It shows the angel at the mouth of the tomb announcing the resurrection, and is entitled “Easter Morn”, by Axel Endor. There is a plaque bearing the title on the top frame.

Attached to the frame at the bottom is a small plaque 6 inches long x 2 inches high which bears the dedication and the names incised in two columns.

Materials used

Painting. White plates.


The Great War 1914-1918
True love by life - true love by death - is tried / Live thou for England: We for England died.



1. In 2008, the painting was removed from the frame because it had crystals developing inside the glass and on the wood back of the frame.

2. The artist's name should be Axel Ender and the original painting is in Molde Cathedral Norway (see image 4)

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: C. Sanders; Dorothy Hall

Source of quotation:
True love by life . . . source not ascertained

External web link

Research acknowledgements

C. Sanders; T. David; Dorothy Hall

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Picture 1914-18 St. Bartholomew (C104.04)

CROXDALE   St. Bartholomew’s Church
   The Great War 1914-1918
  Samuel Ayre, D.L.I.           Albert Nichols D.L.I.
  John Alker, Gloucester        Daniel O’Connell, West Yorks
  George Brown, D.L.I.          Robert Martin Proctor, Coldstream Guards
  Herbert Bell, D.L.I.          Herbert Smith, Yorks & Lancs.
  John Win Blackburn, D.L.I.    John Thomas Temporley, Yorks East.
  Robert Brewis, D.L.I.         Thomas Arthur Tarn, D.L.I.
  James Essen, R.G.A.           Jeremiah Stephen Watson, D.L.I.
  Frank Forman, Lieut. Warwick. John Thomas Wallace, D.L.I.
  James Gurkin, D.L.I.          John Wilson, D.L.I.
  Ernest Hanson, A.S.C.         Thomas Hall Wilkinson, Loyal North Lancs.
  John Richardson, D.L.I.
   True love by life - true love by death - is tried
   Live thou for England: We for England died.

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