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Memorial
Title
Centenary of WW1 (Lost)
Images
Tree Caption
Locations
Last known location:
Borrowash Methodist
    Church
Nottingham Rd (A6005)
Borrowash
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE72 3FL

NGR:
SK 41783 34511
(±5m)
Location details:
The church is at the junction with Chapel Row.
Type
Overall type:  Tableau


Overall condition: Lost.


Description:

A temporary decorated artificial Christmas tree decorated with copies of Christmas cards sent to and from the Western Front during WW1. The tree was accompanied by a caption bearing the text in black printed lettering. The memorial was displayed for a few days in mid December 2014 as part of the church's annual Christmas Tree Festival and was subsequently dismantled.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tree Wood, fabric 1600 700 700 Unknown
Dimensions in millimetres unless stated otherwise, ±5mm.
Inscription
Caption: Merry Christmas from Borrowash
Post Office.
To commemorate the centenary of the
start of WW1 our tree is decorated with
copies of actual Christmas cards sent to
and from the front during the conflict
from both sides.


Conflicts and people commemorated
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 0
Number served and returned 0
Total names 0
Administration
Custodians:
The staff of Borrowash Post Office.
Local Authorities:
Ockbrook and Borrowash Parish Council, Erewash Borough Council and Derbyshire County Council.
History
December 2014: Made and assembled by staff of Borrowash Post Office.

12th December 2014: Surveyed by Roy Branson.
References
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Comments
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