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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Rotherham
Town
Rotherham
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62634
Current location

Oddfellows House
40 Westgate
Rotherham
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S60 1AS
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 42796 92623
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Found during renovations.
    New Masons Arms
    Doncaster Rd (a6023)
    Mexborough
    Doncaster
    South Yorkshire
    S64 0JW
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 481 999
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A framed and glazed roll of honour. The paper roll has a standard printed design at the head depicting the arms of the Oddfellows flanked by women and children all in a roundel flanked by a soldier and sailor and with a white dove of peace at the top. In the background are scenes of conflict on land and at sea and at the foot are a lowered Union Flag and White Ensign with a laurel wreath between. The inscription heading is printed in reds, blues and gold and the title is in red upright Gothic sentence case calligraphy. The names are arranged in four columns in black upright Gothic sentence case calligraphy. The wooden frame has a moulded and beaded design.
Inscription
MANCHESTER UNITY INDEPENDENT ORDER of ODDFELLOWS FRIENDLY SOCIETY/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ OF MEMBERS OF THE/ Loyal Lily of the Valley Lodge Mexborough LODGE No. 2719/ who served their King and Country in the Great War of 1914-1915/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 61
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth -, height c550mm, width c400mm
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth c30mm, height c600mm, width c450mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
2011: Restored. November 2009: Discovered during renovations at New Masons Arms and donated to Mexborough and District Heritage Society.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The Oddfellows
Reference

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