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War Memorial, Murton


The Cenotaph in Murton, County Durham was unveiled on the 21st of January 1922 by County Councillor William Rees and dedicated by C.W. Anson-Firth, the Vicar of Murton. The memorial was built to commemorate 217 local service men who lost their lives in the First World War. On the 6th of July 1947, the memorial was rededicated to commemorate 75 local men who had been killed in the Second World War. The memorial is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.

Murton Murton at War Historic Buildings and Monuments in Murton, County Durham Memorial to William McNally
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War Memorial, Murton

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Murton War Memorial

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War Memorial Gardens at Murton

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WAR MEMORIAL, VILLAGE GREEN - Murton, County Durham - List Entry
- "First World War Memorial, Granite and bronze. Cenotaph of granite blocks on square plinth upon a rectangular stepped base. Head of cenotaph has carvings of laurel wreaths and shields bearing ...

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Memorial - MEN OF MURTON
- "Aberdeen Granite Cenotaph, total height 3.65m (12 feet), on two steps, bronze sword in front, and swags near the top. Above the swags are shields bearing the St. George ...

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Murton - Cenotaph 1914-18 1939-45 Village

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Murton War Memorial & William McNally VC MM* Commemoration

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Murton War Memorial & William McNally VC MM* Commemoration

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Murton War Memorial & William McNally VC MM* Commemoration

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Murton War Memorial & William McNally VC MM* Commemoration

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Murton at War
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Murton at War
- Murton, County Durham During the First World War the Illustrated Chronicle published photographs of soldiers and sailors from Newcastle and the North East of England. These have been made available by Newcastle Libraries.
Memorial to William McNally
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Memorial to William McNally
- Overview About William McNally VC Map Street View Memorial unveiled in 1978   To the sacred memory of William McNally, V.C., M.M. & Bar 1894-1976 who by his courage and ...

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List number: 1391516
List grade: 2
County: County Durham
Grid ref: NZ3880047083

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