List number: 1436799
List grade: 2
County: County Durham
Keys to the Past HER: D49028
Grid ref: NY8527240867

War Memorial, Cowshill

The War Memorial at Cowshill in Upper Weardale was unveiled on the 27th of May 1922, by Lt-Col KJW Leather, of the 20th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. It is built on a road-side plot donated by The site was donated  JJ Peart of Bents House, Cowshill.[1] The memorial commemorates the 7 local servicemen from the Lanehead Ward who gave their lives in the First World War. It was later further dedicated to 3 local men who died in the Second World War. The memorial is Grade II listed.

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War memorial

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Cowshill War Memorial - List Entry
- "....Cowshill War Memorial was unveiled on 27 May 1922 by Lt-Col KJW Leather, 20th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, and dedicated by the vicar of Heathery Cleugh, Reverend J Harrison. The ...

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Cross 1914-18 1939-45 Roadside - Cowshill
- Information about the memorial and list of names inscribed.

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