Private Thomas Griffiths- Original Church Memorial

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Reference WMO/283919


St Saviour's Church

Station Road

Shotton Colliery



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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • Indonesian Confrontation (1962-1966)
About the memorial: Brass Plaque on a wood pattress. At the top is the badge of the D.L.I. mounted separately. The plaque itself has rounded ends. Lettering is in sans serif capitals, with later Black Stone re-dedication plaque. This was originally installed because it was not possible to grant his parent's wishes for his name to be added to the village war memorial- WMO/113208. In 2007 a new tablet was provided in the Church- WMO/283920- it is not known if it replaced this plaque or supplemented it.
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In memory of/23972763 Pte. Thomas Griffiths/1st Bn. Durham Light Infantry/Killed in action/Borneo 26th February 1966 aged 20./We will remember him.

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