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‘Three members lost their lives, CF Daft Snr, CF Daft Jnr, died on SS Leinster (1918), also HD Schroder killed in action France 1918 (sic). Memorial unveiled in West Bridgford Masonic Lodge 5 November 1921 by Rev HT Hayman. Originally in Lodge Room then moved to landing at the top of the stairs, which is where it was when the photograph was taken. Subsequently refurbished and moved in 2012 to Chilwell Masonic Hall.’Inscription (transcribed from photograph – not very clear) BRO CF DAFT SNR AND CE DAFT JNR passengers on board SS Leinster torpedoed by enemy submarine 10.10.1918 BRO HD SCHRODER 2nd Lieutenant Lancashire Fusiliers killed in action (1) Member of Rushcliffe Lodge (-)

Memorial location
Names on Memorial

Charles Daft - Charles Frederick (Snr) Daft

Charles Daft - Charles Frederick (Jnr) Daft

HD Schroder - Henry Dudley Schroder