Long Eaton World War One Roll of Honour

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Reference WMO259434

Address:

South wall of Council Chamber

Town Hall

Derby Road

Long Eaton

NG10 1HU

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
Materials:
  • Paper Paper
  • Timber Pine
Lettering: Painted
About the memorial: A framed and glazed roll of honour on paper. The central panel has a wreath and titles at the head and the main inscription in upright capital roman lettering. The four side panels contain the names in lower case black calligraphy with each new initial rubricated. The foot of the last column bears a calligrapher's mark comprising crossed quills and the text SAML CLEGG SCR. The wooden frame has a stepped top, main pieces carved with a repeating leaf design resembling overlapping laurel leaves, and narrow moulded glazing bars. The lower edge has a moulded cornice and four brackets.
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Centre panel: 1914 1919/ THE GREAT WAR/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ THESE ARE THE MEN OF LONG EATON/ WHO AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY/ / LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM/ ENDURED HARDNESS FACED DANGER AND/ FINALLY PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF MEN/ BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND SELF SACRIFICE/ GIVING UP THEIR OWN LIVES THAT OTHERS/ MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM./ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT/ THAT THEIR NAME BE NOT FORGOTTEN./ TO THEIR EVER GLORIOUS MEMORY AND IN/ TOKEN OF THE LOVE AND GRATITUDE OF/ THEIR FELLOW TOWNSMEN A CROSS OF STONE IS ERECTED IN THE MARKET PLACE/ AND A FUND ESTABLISHED TO ASSIST THEIR/ KINDRED IN DISTRESS AND TO HELP THOSE/ DISABLED BY THE WAR./ INSCRIBED IN THE YEAR/ OF OUR LORD MCMXXI Four side panels: (Names)

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