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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 PAPER ROLL OF HONOUR PLACED ON A BACKING BOARD
Inscription
IN THE / GREAT WAR / (...) / NEWHAVEN / VICTORIA SCHOOLS / ROLL OF HONOUR/ (NAMES)
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: 584
    Served and returned: 292
    Died: 292
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 31IN, width 22IN
    Materials: Paper
Condition
History
2002: ROLL OF HONOUR RETURNED TO VICTORIA PRIMARY SCHOOL, NEWHAVEN ON 21 MAR 2002 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
FRIENDS OF WAR MEMORIALS
Reference
  • WM330

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