This is the list of more than a hundred employees of a Printers and Stationers company with Head Office in Coleman Street in the City of London and branches in London, Glasgow, Newton-le-Willows and Wolverton and the following affiliated companies: Henry Blacklock & Co of Albert Sq, Manchester; The Crewe Stationery Co Ltd of Frances St, Crewe; The Liverpool Printing and Stationery Co Ltd of Mercer Court, Redcross St, Liverpool; and The North Wales Paper Co Ltd of Oakenholt, Flint. This is an unusual tribute in that each man has a page to himself with a portrait photo about 138x85mm mounted centrally on the page. Beneath the photo is the service number, rank and name of the man with his age. Bottom left are his employment details: the nature of his job, where he worked and for how long had he been with the company. In the other corner are his service details: unit, date of joining up and date of death, often with circumstances of death. Thus, for example, we have:- No 1151 – Private WILLIAM HUGHES. Age, 25 years. Sizemaker, fifteen month’s service in The North Wales Paper Co Ltd. 5th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Joined the forces August 1914. Killed by a sniper at Suvla Bay, 18th August 1915.
McCORQUODALE ROLL OF HONOUR
Roll of Honour of employees of a printing and stationery company and affiliated companies, giving civil employment and service details, photograph, date and place of death.