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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Penwith
Town
Pendeen
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33598
Current location

On the wall in the office.
Centre of Pendeen (formerly Pendeen Men's Institute)
B3306
Pendeen
Penwith
Cornwall
TR19 7SE
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 38161 343323
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Printed Roll of Honour on paper in a wooden frame. Additional names are handwritten after the end of the printed names, and handwritten notes of dates and places of death are written by the printed names of those who died. At the top are the flags of nine of the WW1 allied nations in colour, with the Union Flag at centre. The other flags include those of France, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Portugal, and Japan.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ PENDEEN/ The Names of the Brave Men from the Parish of Pendeen, Cornwall, who/ served in the Army and Navy in the Great War - August 4th 1914/(names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Angwin, Andrew
Angwin, Edward
Barnes, James
Bennetts, James
Bennetts, John Lyttleton
Bennetts, William
Bishop, Joseph
Bond, John
Bone, Samuel Harvey
Branwell, William T
See details for all 236 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 236
    Served and returned: 218
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename; surname; date, place and manner of death where relevant
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 970mm, width 660mm
    Materials: Wood
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
History
In 2000, it was recorded that the Roll of Honour had several creases and tears, and that it had been badly stained by tobacco smoke in places.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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