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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Newhaven
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47569
Current location

Victoria Primary School
Newhaven Main Street
Newhaven
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH6 4HY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 25672 77036
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Watercolour and ink Roll of Honour with the names handwritten, in a glazed wooden frame which has bevelled edges
Inscription
Top Left Hand Corner: IN THE / GREAT WAR Top Right Hand Corner: BEGUN/TUES 4TH AUG. 1914 / NEWHAVEN / VICTORIA SCHOOLS / ROLL OF HONOUR/ [names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abrahamson, Alfred
Akers, John Wilson
Alfred, Taylor
Anderson, David
Angus, C
Angus, C
Arnould, Alexander
Arnould, Frank
Arnould, Thomas
Arthur, James
See details for all 292 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 292
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 292
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 925mm, width 650mm
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Condition
History
21 March 2002: ROLL OF HONOUR RETURNED TO VICTORIA PRIMARY SCHOOL, NEWHAVEN; 2001: CONSERVATION ON THE MEMORIAL WAS CARRIED OUT. THIS INVOLVED REMOVAL OF FAILED BACKING BOARD AND REMOUNTING, SURFACE CLEANING, BUILDING UP OF DAMAGED CORNERS AND IN-PAINTING OF REPAIRED AREAS TO MATCH EXISTING REFRAMING. COST WAS £531 10P LATE 1990'S: MEMORIAL TAKEN INTO THE CARE OF THE WAR MEMORIALS TRUST IN LONDON TO ENABLE CONSERVATION AFTER BEING STORED IN A CUPBOARD BEHIND A RADIATOR.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Victoria Primary School
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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