Lerwick Wesleyan Methodists WW1 Roll of Honour

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Adam Clarke Memorial Church

Lower Hillhead

Lerwick, Shetland



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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
  • Glass Glass
  • Paper Paper
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Painted
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Painted roll of honour, a scroll in 3 sections Left Section: Ionic Column with a soldier and a sailor superimposed and a ribbon banner round; a cross underneath surmounted by a crown. Right Section: sword with a shield superimposed at the top of the blade and an army belt (with inscription) wound round; underneath a a palm tree on a shoreline and under this a soldier helping a wounded comrade being watched over by a guardian angel in the form of a nurse.
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LERWICK WESLEYAN CHURCH / ROLL OF HONOUR Left section GREATER LOVE HATH / NO MAN THAN THIS / THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. /BE / THOU / FAITHFUL / UNTO DEATH / AND / I WILL GIVE THEE / A CROWN / OF LIFE. Centre Section-[76 names] Right section- On the shield: FOR / GOD / AND THE / RIGHT. On the belt WAR DECLARED / 4TH AUGUST 1914 / PEACE PROCLAIMED. 28 – 6 – 1919 / THE GREAT WAR / 1914 /1915 / 1916 / 1917 / 1918 / 1919. On the sword: ARMISTICE / SIGNED / 11TH NOV 1918 Signed at the bottom: Wm. L. CHEYNE / APRIL 1918 ROLL / COMPLETED MAY 1920

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