Deptford Town Hall Roll of Honour
Deptford Town Hall Roll of Honour

Old Deptford Town Hall
New Cross Road
New Cross
SE14 6AF

Map: Memorials of Lewisham Map

Type: Large Oak Board

Presented to the Council on 30 May 1916 by Mrs Charles Norfolk the widow of the late Alderman Norfolk “ for the inscription thereon of the names of persons who, being connected with the Borough have won distinction or who, although not directly associated with Deptford, have by their beneficence or services conferred great benefits on the inhabitants, and whose signatures appear in the Borough Roll of Honour".

Borough of Deptford Roll of Honour

Description: Wooden board mounted on wall containing four white panels with the names of members, staff and employees who served their king and country in the Great War 1914-1919.

On the right hand side are the names of the Freemen of the Borough

On the left hand side are five names three of whom served in the First World War and who are:

Rev. Edward Noel Mellish, V.C., Assistant Curate of St Paul's Deptford.

Private John George Pattison, V.C., Canadian Infantry, twenty-eight years resident in Deptford

Sister Sophie Hilling, A.R.R.C., Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service Reserve; a native of and life-long resident in the Borough of Deptford, who was awarded the Royal Red Cross (2nd Class) for bravery, coolness, and devotion to duty whilst on Active Service; died in No. 72 General Hospital, Trouville, France on 12 October 1918.

Wars Commemorated: First World War

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