Memorial Details

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Photo: Clare Coverdale

Memorial

Roll of Honour 1914-18 Teachers

Reference

S131.15

Place

SPENNYMOOR

Map ref

NZ

Original Location

Spennymoor and District Teachers’ Association

Which war

1914-18

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

The “Welcome Home” event was held on 8th May 1919.

Memorial Description

Roll of Honour. It is a four-page Souvenir Programme for the “Welcome Home” Gathering for teachers who had served. The front page has Britannia at the top surrounded by flags with the name of the Association on either side. At the bottom is the programme for the event. Inside two pages have the names of those who served in four columns. At the top the words “Roll of Honour” appear on a ribbon at the top of each page. The sides and bottom are decorated with roses, daffodils, shamrocks and thistles.
The back page has at top a header of “List of Distinctions Gained” on a ribbon. At the bottom is “In Memoriam” with the names depicted in two columns between two fluted columns around which is entwined a ribbon bearing the quotation from St.John’s Gospel.

Materials used

Printed paper

Inscription

Spennymoor and District Teachers’ Association / Souvenir Programme / of the / “Welcome Home” Gathering , / to all Teachers in the Spennymoor Education District who served with the / Colours during the course of the World-War, 1914 to 1919, / to the held in the / Town Hall, Spennymoor, / on Thursday, May 8th, 1919 at 7 p.m.

Names

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photocopy: Mrs Clare Coverdale

Durham Chronicle 16/5/1919 reports event.

Sources of quotations:
"Who dies if England lives” : For all we have and are Rudyard Kipling
"“Greater love hath no man than this . . .St. John 15 v 13.

External web link

Additional Notes

a. Durham County Council have researched one of the names William Lionel Gerald Brown (1900-1918).

Research acknowledgements

Mrs. Clare Coverdale; Mrs. E. Bostock (King Street Primary School)

Research In Progress

Jim and John Grainger are creating an archive of information about each person named on the local War Memorials and would like to hear from anyone with stories, photographs or memorabilia. Contact:- monreith@aol.com

Roll of Honour 1914-18 Teachers (S131.15)

 
SPENNYMOOR   Spennymoor and District Teachers’ Association
  
Front page

    
   Spennymoor      Teachers’ 
   and                  
   District        Association
  
   Souvenir Programme 
   of the
   “Welcome Home” Gathering , 
   to all Teachers in the Spennymoor Education District who served with  the 
   Colours during the course of the World-War, 1914 to 1919, 
   to the held in the
   Town Hall, Spennymoor, 
   on Thursday, May 8th, 1919 at 7 p.m. 
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Centre pages   

    
   Roll of Honour                        Roll of Honour
  
   Anderson, J.T.     Gartland, T.     Moore, W.        Robinson, F.
   Askew, H.C.        Gibbins, W.J.    Moffat, J.       Rossiter, W.
   Ayre, J.W.         Harker, J.H.     Morgan, T.       Seymour, T.A.
   Barkas, G.F.       Henderson, F.    Mitchell, F.D.   Shippen, J.G.
   Barratt, G.H.      Henderson, J.O.  Neasham, G.W.    Smart, A.
   Beresford, T.      Hope, R.P.       Nunn, W.         Smith, J.R.
   Blake, F.F.        Humphries, J.    O’Donnell, M.    Smith, W.H.
   Blair, E.          Hunter, G.H.     Owen, G.         Snowdon, D.
   Booth, N.          Hutchinson, N.   Pattinson, F.    Spence, M.
   Botcherby, F.      Johnson, T.      Pattison, J.D.   Stoddart, H.
   Bowran,(Miss) A.R. Kay, E.          Pattison, P.C.   Summerbell, A.
   Broderick, F.      Kenmir, M.       Peat, T.         Taylor, F.W.
   Brown, R.B.        Kirk, H.         Pentland, C.     Taylor, P.T.
   Buckle, G.F.       Kirkup, G.       Peberdy, R.      Taylor, W.Y.
   Carr, G.           Kirkpatrick, J.  Philipson, T.    Thompson, G.
   Chittenden, H.R.   Kitchen, J.J.    Plant, A.        Thompson, N.
   Clough, T.         Kyte, A.         Potts, J.J.      Thompson, R.M.
   Cockersole, H.     Lamb, T.         Preston, E.      Towers, J.
   Crosby, B.C.       Lambert, J.H.    Proudfoot, C.    Turnbull, W.H.
   Curry, N.T.        Lambton, P.      Raine, J.T.      Tweddle, R.
   Cundall, L.B.      Lattimer, F.H.   Raynor, S.       Tymms, S.W.
   Dennison, R.C.     Leckie, J.J.     Reed, T.         Waddington, J.W.
   Dobbie, R.         Lyall, J.E.      Richardson, J.W. Walker, R.
   Eland, J.E.        Matthews, J.W.   Roberts, E.      Welch, T.
   Ferguson, T.       McManners, S.    Robson, F.       Welsh, E.
   Flemons, E.        McNulty, J.      Robson, H.       Wilkinson, H.R.
                                                        Wynn, H.
-------------------------------------------------
Back page

    
   List of Distinctions Gained
  
   Clough, T. (1) M.S.M.  (2) Crose di Guerra (Italian)
   O’Donnell, M.F. (1) M.M. (2) La Medaille Militaire (France)
   Philipson, T.,  M.M.
   Potts, J.J.,  M.M.
   Sanderson, C. (late), (1) D.S.O. (2) Russian Order of St. George.
   Welsh, T.,  M.C.
   Wilmer, C.,  M.C.
  
   In Memoriam
  
   Killed in Action or Died of Wounds
   for
   Humanity, Civilisation, Liberty,
 
    “Who dies if England lives?
    Who lives if England dies?”
 
   Arnett, W.            Ferguson, T.
   Bailes, W.H.          Macpherson, G.
   Baker, W.             Robinson, T.N.
   Brown, W.L.G.         Sanderson, C.
   Chipcase, H.          Turner, A.
   Corner, A.            Wake, J.P.
   Fairless, E.
  
   Reported Missing
   Deighton, R.          Moore, H.
NamesS131.15      

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