War Memorial, Ferryhill


The war memorial at Ferryhill is located in a public garden between North Street and Chapel Terrace. It was originally unveiled on the 31st January, 1925, by Brigadier General H.C. Surtees. The memorial a statue of a Durham Light Infantry soldier resting on his rifle. The memorial is inscribed with the names of 139 local servicemen from the Parish who died in the First World War (1914-18). Later, the memorial was further dedicated to 7 local men who lost their lives in the Second World War (1939-45).

See also: Ferryhill at War - which includes names from the memorial and details of other local men who fought in the First World War.

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The War Memorial at Ferryhill

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Town Hall, Ferryhill

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Ferryhill Market Square 1945

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Ferryhill war memorial garden

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FERRYHILL
- ".....Front face:TO/ The Glory of God/ AND IN THANKFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN OF FERRYHILL,/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918. Front plinth ...

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Ferryhill: Statue 1914-18 1939-1945 Garden

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Ferryhill WW1 Names
- Name Sources / info Regiment Notes Adams, S IWM   Cenotaph: Ferryhill Airey, J IWM   Cenotaph: Ferryhill Allcroft, James CWGC 2nd Bn.Yorkshire Regiment Died 31/07/1917Died in BelgiumAge: 41Cenotaph: Ferryhill Service no: ...
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WAR MEMORIAL CIRCA 20 METRES WEST OF TOWN HALL - Ferryhill - List Entry
- "War memorial. Circa 1919. Granite with marble statue. Square step to rock-faced base of tapered pedestal, with plinth and cornice; swept base to statue of Durham Light Infantry soldier in ...

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