St Paul's Goose Green "Scrap of paper"

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Reference WMO/290397


St Paul's Church

St Paul's Avenue

Goose Green




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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: Other
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A glazed, framed, pre-printed sheet based around 'The "Scrap of Paper"', describing Britain's Treaty obligations which led to its declaring war on Germany. The Parish name is written on a scroll beneath the title scroll, and the names are written in three columns by unit on scrolls down each side - all writing by hand. There are no indications of casualties.
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The base of the Roll is a standard, pre-printed design, entitled: The Roll of Honour/ Men who have answered their Country's call in defence of a 'Scrap of Paper'. Beneath it is written: St Paul's Parish. Then follows the pre-printed element in the centre section - the Names are on scrolls to each side, by unit, with no titles. At the bottom of the left-hand scroll is written: 1916, and at the bottom of the right-hand scroll: Vicar - Rev. AE Buer. In the top right-hand corner is printed: Published by The Fine Arts Co. Ltd. Green Street, London WC, and across the bottom: Facsimile of the treaty, by special permission of the Foreign Office. To aid the Prince of Wales' National Relief Fund.

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