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Memorial Title

Derby Rowing Club

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial roll of honour at Derby Rowing Club.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Derby Rowing Club
Clubhouse
Darley Grove
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE1 3AY

NGR:
SK 35161 37248
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The Clubhouse is on the right bank of the River Derwent. The memorial is fixed at high level to the north internal wall of the main stairwell.
Type
Overall type: Roll of honour. Overall condition: Good The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A wall mounted, wooden framed and glazed roll of honour. The coloured roll has a twin red and black lined border with crossed Union Flag and Royal Standard at the head. The Derby Rowing Club badge is at the bottom centre with an image of a King’s crown rank badge in each bottom corner and between the flags at the top. The inscription is in red and black gothic calligraphy. The names are in three columns separated by three thin red, black and red vertical lines and are in black capital roman lettering with units in black sentence case roman lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Roll of honour Paper c300 c450 - Fair
Frame Wood, card, glass c300 c450 c20 Good
Dimensions could not be obtained because of the memorial's inaccessibility.
Inscription
Derby Rowing Club   1914.   Roll of Honour
Roll of Members of the Club who are serving with the Forces
of His Majesty The King.
[See below for column 1][See below for column 2][See below for column 3]
God Save The King.

Column 1: Column 2:
CORPL. W. E. H. BRADBURN--- 8th Hussars. T. F. CROCKER --- Royal Engineers
CORPL. F. J. KIDDY" R. MIDDLETON   "
L. CORPL. F. LEWIS " W. L. WEBB --- Royal Engineers (T) Electrical Sec.
L. CORPL. F. BRUNTON" R. T. HODGKINSON  " (T) Wireless  " 
R. B. GODDARD" J. H. LESTER    "  Postal Section.
H. MORISON" L. CORPL. W. NEWTON ---   Derbyshire Yeomanry.
H. D. MARSHALL " L. CORPL. W. B. HARRISON"  "
H. N. WRIGHT" A. H. HITCHEN"  "
W. WALKER " A. COOPER"  "
P. WALPOLE" COL. SERGT. L. MARSHALL ---
A. E. LOWLES" 5th Res. Batt. Notts. and Derbys. Regt.
J. T. BARKER " W. G. FOWLER 5th Res. Batt. Notts. and Derbys. Regt.
B. DUNLOP" D. WILLIAMS --- 5th Res. Batt. Notts. and Derbys. Regt.
A. A. CHATTERTON" CORPL. R. T. WHITEHEAD ---
L. J DICKENSON" 12th Batt. Notts. and Derbys. Regt.
W. F. LONGDEN--- 17th Lancers. A. J. SANDERS ---
H. TRASLER" 12th Batt. Notts. and Derbys. Regt.

Column 3:
F. W. BAKER ---
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action *
Number died * *
Number served and returned * *
Total names 43 43
* Not stated
12th Batt. Notts. and Derbys. Regt.
CORPL. E. H. COX ---
9th Batt. Notts. and Derbys. Regt.
LIEUT. E. F. L. TAYLOR ---
3rd Batt. Devonshire Regt..
2nd LIEUT. M. D. G. SCOTT ---
Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
STAFF. SERGT. J. W. HAYNES ---
Royal Field Artillery.
H. S. WEBSTER --- Royal Naval Flying Corps.
L. BINCH --- 5th Batt. Rifle Brigade.
G. QUICK --- Army Service Corps.
H. MOORE --- 2nd Batt. Royal Fusiliers.
E. E. COLEBOURN --- Royal Army Medical Corps.
C. DOBSON --- 4th North Mid. (Howitzer) Brigade.
P. A. OSBORNE --- Staffordshire Yeomanry.
Administration
Custodian: Derby Rowing Club

Local authorities:
From WW1: Derby County Borough Council (Derby Corporation)
From 1974: Derby District (later Borough and from 1977 City) Council and Derbyshire County Council.
From 1997 the unitary authority has been Derby City Council.
History and Conservation
November, 1991: The Strutts Park Conservation Area was designated: the clubhouse lies within it.

17th February, 2018: The memorial was surveyed by Richard Roberts It was in good condition and cared for.
References
Derbyshire Advertiser; 19th November, 1921; p4 col5: a report on the club's reunion has a reference to the memorial.
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