List number: 1438714
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NZ2618931421

War Memorial, Kirk Merrington


The parish war memorial is located by St John's Church in Kirk Merrington. The memorial was unveiled on the 23rd of July 1921 by Sir Timothy Eden of Windlestone Hall, and dedicated by Reverend J. Duncan. It commemorates 28 local servicemen who died in the First World War. Following the Second World War the names of 7 servicemen who died in that conflict were added.[1] The memorial is Grade II listed.
Name Further info Regiment Notes
Armstrong, J CWGC 22nd (Tyneside Scottish) Bn.
Northumberland Fusiliers

Died 12/04/1918
Died in France
Age: 21
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: 64863
Son of Patrick and Rose Armstrong, of 9, Chapel Street, nr. Kirk Merrington, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Boycott, Leonard CWGC 8th Bn.
Yorkshire Regiment

Died 08/06/1917
Died in Belgium
Age: 30
Cenotaph: ?

Service no: 23366
Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Boycott, of 50, West Chilton Terrace, Ferryhill; husband of Elizabeth Harriet Boycott, of 57, South View, Windlestone, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Cant, John Thomas CWGC C Coy. 2nd Bn.
Durham Light Infantry

Died 11/06/1915
Died in Belgium
Age: 32
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: 4/9455
Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Cant; husband of Jane Cant, of 21, Front St., Kirk Merrington, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Dobson, John CWGC 15th Bn.
Durham Light Infantry

Died 27/05/1918
Died in France
Age: 18
Cenotaph: ?

Service no: 76475
Son of Robert Trotter Dobson and Mary Linton Dobson, of Mill Cottages, Windlestone, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Eden, William Nicholas CWGC H.M.S. Indefatigable.
Royal Navy

Died 31/05/1916
Died in United Kingdom
Age: 16
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Son of Sir William and Lady Sybil Frances Eden, of Windlestone Hall, Ferryhill, Co. Durham. His brother, Lieut. John Eden also fell. Younger brother of Anthony Eden, Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1955 to 1957.
Eden, John CWGC 12th (Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers

Died 17/10/1914
Died in Belgium
Age: 26
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Son of Sir William and Lady Sybil Frances Eden, of Windlestone Hall, Ferryhill, Co. Durham. Older brother of Anthony Eden, Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1955 to 1957.
Farrow, T IWM  

Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Garret, J IWM  

Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Graham, Richard CWGC 1st/8th Bn.
Durham Light Infantry

Died 13/04/1918
Died in Belgium
Age: 19
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: 19/1354
Son of John and Mary Elizabeth Graham, of 23, Front St., Kirk Merrington, Co. Durham.
Hall, John William CWGC 15th Bn.
Durham Light Infantry

Died 27/04/1917
Died in France
Age: 22
Cenotaph: ?

Service no: 45677
Son of Luke Hall and the late Margaret Jane Hall, of Windlestone, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Hill, John William Bellwood CWGC 2nd Bn.
Yorkshire Regiment

Died 06/05/1918
Died in Germany
Age: 21
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: 23605
Son of Joshua and Sarah Burdon Hill, of 6, Whitworth Terrace, Spennymoor, Co. Durham. Native of Kirk Merrington, Perry Hill, Co. Durham.
Hughes, H CWGC V 15th Heavy Trench Mortar Bty.
Royal Field Artillery

Died 29/10/1917
Died in France
Cenotaph: ?

Service no: 34204
I. D. 9.,Son of Mr. G. Hughes, of 22, Prospect Terrace, Windlestone, Co. Durham.
Hunter, William CWGC H.M.S. Invincible.
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Died 31/05/1916
Died in United Kingdom
Age: 18
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: Tyneside Z/6892
Son of Robert James and Lottie Hunter, of 2, Hallgarth, Kirk Merrington, Ferryhill, Co. Durham. Native of Mount Pleasant, Spennymoor, Co. Durham.
Hutchinson, J IWM  

Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Johnson, John T. CWGC 1st Bn.
East Yorkshire Regiment

Died 19/10/1918
Died in France
Age: 25
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: 29975
Foster son of Mrs. Jane Dunn, of 9, Coronation Terrace, Kirk Merrington, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Johnson, Robert CWGC A Coy. 1st Bn.
King's Royal Rifle Corps

Died 08/10/1918
Died in France
Age: 25
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: A/202640
Son of George and Mary Johnson, of Kirk Merrington, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Kell, H IWM  

Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Lowery, C IWM  

Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Lowery, C IWM  

Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Manners, W IWM  

Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Maughan, P CWGC 7th Bn.
East Yorkshire Regiment

Died 12/08/1918
Died in France
Age: 32
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: 19266
Son of Peter and Mary Jane Maughan, of Leasingthorne, Bishop Auckland; husband of Margaret Hannah Maughan, of 24, Front St., Kirk Merrington, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Moylet, T IWM  

Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Oyston, Thomas CWGC D Coy. 6th Bn.
East Yorkshire Regiment

Died 03/10/1916
Died in France
Age: 19
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: 17949
Son of Abram and Mary Ann Oyston, of Kirk Merrington, Co. Durham.
Richardson, John CWGC 1st/6th Bn.
Durham Light Infantry

Died 10/10/1918
Died in Germany
Age: 35
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: 273109
Son of James and Elizabeth Richardson, of Kirk Merrington, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Roberts, Edward CWGC 1st Bn.
Royal Irish Rifles

Died 18/11/1915
Died in United Kingdom
Age: 32
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: 7460
Husband of Mary Frances Roberts, of 5, Chapel St., Kirk Merrington, Ferryhill.
Robinson, J IWM  

Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Scurr, Spencer CWGC 9th Bn.
Northumberland Fusiliers

Died 08/11/1915
Died in Belgium
Age: 19
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: 12104
Son of Mr. C. and Mrs. A. Scurr, of North Close Farm, Kirk Merrington, Co. Durham.
Shaw, George CWGC 22nd Bn.
Durham Light Infantry

Died 27/05/1918
Died in France
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: 85241
Son of Robert and Sarah Elizabeth Shaw, of 9, Eden Terrace, Kirk Merrington, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Slater, Joseph CWGC 132nd Field Amb.
Royal Army Medical Corps

Died 15/11/1917
Died in Belgium
Age: 27
Cenotaph: ?

Service no: 89131
Son of Robert and Mary Slater, of 8, South View Terrace, Windlestone, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Summerson, J IWM  

Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Tunstall, J IWM  

Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Walker, Wilfred Russell CWGC 1st Bn.
The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

Died 23/04/1917
Died in France
Age: 25
Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

Service no: G/18797
Son of Joseph and Susan Walker, of Kirk Merrington, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Wesson, J R CWGC 9th Bn.
Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Died 12/10/1918
Died in France
Age: 18
Cenotaph: ?

Service no: 39946
II. D. 18.,Son of Thomas and Esther Wesson, of 44, South View, Windlestone, Chilton, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Wilis, H IWM  

Cenotaph: Kirk Merrington

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Kirk Merrington War Memorial

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Kirk Merrington Parish Church, St John the Evangelist, War Memorial

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Kirk Merrington War Memorial
- "....The tall granite memorial stands in the churchyard of the Church of St John the Evangelist (Grade II*-listed). It takes the form of a small Latin cross rising from ...

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Memorial: ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

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