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Memorial Title

Smisby - Roll of Honour

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial roll of honour at Smisby, Derbyshire.
Images
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Locations
Last known location:
St James's Church
Annwell La
Smisby
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
LE65 2TA

NGR:
SK 34801 19129
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is at the junction of Annwell La with Forties La and Main St. The location of the roll of honour is not known.
Type
Overall type: Roll of honour.


Overall condition: Not known.


Description:

A hand-written roll of honour. The roll was signed by 50 schoolchildren but it is unclear whether adult parishioners also signed it. No further details of the material or design are known.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Roll of honour Unknown - - - Unknown
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
[Unknown]
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died ? ?
Number served and returned ? ?
Total names ? ?
Administration
Custodian: Not known.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Smisby Parish Council; Hartshorne and Seals Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From WW2: Smisby Parish Council; Repton Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Smisby Parish Council; South Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
February, 1920: The roll was compiled by members of the community.

21st February, 1921: The roll was deposited in St James's Church for safekeeping.
References
Derbyshire Advertiser and Journal, 27th February 1920, p22: a report on the deposit of the roll in the church.
Comments
This report has been compiled from the information in the press cutting referenced above.

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