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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Rochdale
Town
Heywood
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55744
Current location

Heywood Public Library
Church Street
Heywood
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
OL10 1LL
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 85653 10690
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Roll of Honour book with the Borough of Heywood coat of arms and four regimental badges on the cover. The alphabet letter is illuminated, names addresses and all other details are in manuscript.
Inscription
BOROUGH OF HEYWOOD/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ A LIST OF NAMES OF THOSE WHO RESIDING. WITHIN THE BOROUGH SERVED IN/ HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES ON LAND AND SEA/ TO UPHOLD THE HONOUR OF THE BRITISH/ EMPIRE AND TO FIGHT FOR THE CAUSE OF/ LIBERTY, JUSTICE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, place of death, forename, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: depth c75 mm, height 400 mm, width 312.5 mm
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council Library Services

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