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Current location

Whitworth Museum
North Street
Whitworth
Rossendale
Lancashire
OL12 8RA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 88496 18213
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Whitworth United Methodist Church
    Market Street
    Whitworth
    Rossendale
    Lancashire
    OL12 8JB
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 890 210
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Framed and glazed roll of honour with the year 1914 within a laurel wreath at the top, flanked by the words King, Honour, Country, Freedom. The borders comprise floral panels of the rose, thistle, lily and shamrock, plus shields of the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Serbia, Russia and Japan down each side, and the Rochdale coat of arms at the bottom. Within that border is the central panel on which the names are recorded.
Inscription
REMEMBRANCE/ KING HONOUR/ COUNTRY FREEDOM/ ROCHDALE AND DISTRICT/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ WHITWORTH U.M.C./ 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 39
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 715mm, width 595mm
    Materials: Paper, Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Whitworth Museum
Reference
  • Rochdale Observer 20/2/1915 (page 10) described the preprinted Roll of Honour template that was printed by Rochdale and District Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, and issued to local mills, shops, Sunday Schools and other employers etc, on which they could record the names of their enlistees.

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