Rare WW1 Memorial Teapot for a fallen Soldier. Engraved: Newbiggin on Lune's Gratitude The Great War 1914 -1919 to J. After research we established that J T Raine was John Thoma Raine, as Private enlisted in Durham Light Infantry. 18th Battalion and died in France. Good solid antique condition, plating is still bright, minor bumps, some rubs, marks and signs of age of as per the clear pictures - around the sides of the pot - plenty of clear pictures.You will receive the item pictured, so the pictures are integral to the condition report and listing. The is an memorial teapot so commemorate Private John Thomas Raine, who was a solider killed in action during the great war. He was enlisted in the Durham Light Infantry, 18th Battalion and died in France. Approx Size Inc handle and spout: 20cm h x 25cm wide.
Durham Light Infantry: 18th (Service) Battalion (1st County). This and other battalions (below) often known by the name of the Durham Pals. Formed at Cocken Hall in County of Durham on 10 September 1914 by Col. Moved in December to Fencehouses, then back to Cocken Hall in February 1915 and to Fencehouses again in March. May 1915 : moved to Cramlington then Ripon, came under orders of 93rd Brigade in 31st Division.Went to Fovant in September. 6 December 1915 : sailed from Liverpool for Egypt, arriving Port Said on 21 December. Went on to France, arriving 11 March 1916.
Approx Size Inc handle and spout: 20cm h x 25cm wide Formed at Cocken Hall in County of Durham on 10 September 1914 by Col. May 1915 : moved to Cramlington then Ripon. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silverplate\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets".
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