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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
South Derbyshire
Town
Aston On Trent
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr George Compton Astle (Artist)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57559
Current location

On the north wall of the original hall.
Aston on Trent War Memorial Hall
Chellaston Lane / Weston Rd
Aston On Trent
South Derbyshire
Derbyshire
DE72 2AS
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 41222 29505
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A framed and glazed roll of honour handwritten on paper in the style of a scroll and flanked by full colour depictions of the flags of nine of the allied nations and the International Red Cross.
Inscription
Roll: Roll of Honour/ Names of 19 men of this parish who gave their lives/ in the Great War/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ Their Name Liveth for Evermore/ Names of 92 men who also served/ with the colours/ (Names)/ Names of 14 Volunteers for/ Home Defence/ (Names)/ 1939-1945 (Name) Bottom right margin: Geo. Compton Astle. Bottom left margin: Restored 2006
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 125
    Served and returned: 106
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth -, height 540mm, width 660mm
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 685mm, width 800mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak, Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
2006: The memorial was restored and a WW2 name added.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 2/ 13 February 1922 A description of the roll of honour in a report of the opening ceremony of the hall.

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