Memorial Details

2016
Photo: James Pasby

Memorial

Book of Remembrance 1914-18 D.L.I. Cathedral

Reference

D47.013c July to September

Place

DURHAM CITY

Map ref

NZ 273420

Original Location

In DLI Memorial Chapel, Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, Palace Green.

Which war

1914-18

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

1928

Memorial Description

Book of Remembrance, in glass fronted revolving case, overall height 6 feet. and approx. 30 inches x 18 inches (762mm x 457mm) mounted on a scrolled and gilded pedestal. The title is incised into the top of the case.

The book is bound in green leather with gold embossed lettering below the regimental badge in silver all inside a double line border

The pages bear an individual inscription in calligraphy with the badges of the regiment and the DLI in top corners raised and silvered.

Materials used

Parchment pages.

Inscription

1914
The Book of Remembrance
1919

Names

Sculptor, Artist or Designer

Joseph J. Hall, illuminator and designer, 74 Salisbury Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Notes

1. If any visitor wishes to see a particular entry in the Book of Remembrance, the Verger's Office, next to the Memorial Chapel, should be approached, and they will be pleased to assist.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: John and Mavis Dixon; James Pasby

External web link

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