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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Erewash
Town
Long Eaton
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
LOCAL CRAFTSMAN (Artist)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59258
Current location

On the south wall of the Council Chamber.
Town Hall
Derby Rd (A6005)
Long Eaton
Erewash
Derbyshire
NG10 1HU
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 49001 33918
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A framed and glazed roll of honour on paper. The central panel has a wreath and titles at the head and the main inscription in upright capital roman lettering. The four side panels contain the names in lower case black calligraphy with each new initial rubricated. The foot of the last column bears a calligrapher's mark comprising crossed quills and the text SAML CLEGG SCR. The wooden frame has a stepped top, main pieces carved with a repeating leaf design resembling overlapping laurel leaves, and narrow moulded glazing bars. The lower edge has a moulded cornice and four brackets.
Inscription
Centre panel: 1914 1919/ THE GREAT WAR/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ THESE ARE THE MEN OF LONG EATON/ WHO AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY/ / LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM/ ENDURED HARDNESS FACED DANGER AND/ FINALLY PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF MEN/ BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND SELF SACRIFICE/ GIVING UP THEIR OWN LIVES THAT OTHERS/ MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM./ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT/ THAT THEIR NAME BE NOT FORGOTTEN./ TO THEIR EVER GLORIOUS MEMORY AND IN/ TOKEN OF THE LOVE AND GRATITUDE OF/ THEIR FELLOW TOWNSMEN A CROSS OF STONE IS ERECTED IN THE MARKET PLACE/ AND A FUND ESTABLISHED TO ASSIST THEIR/ KINDRED IN DISTRESS AND TO HELP THOSE/ DISABLED BY THE WAR./ INSCRIBED IN THE YEAR/ OF OUR LORD MCMXXI Four side panels: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 504
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 504
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 90mm, height 1640mm, width 3000mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Erewash Borough Council

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