roll of honour


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roll of honor

1. A list of names of soldiers or police officers who died, especially during active duty. It's humbling to see the great roll of honor stretch around the block. To think that so many sacrificed their lives to protect our country.
2. A list of names of people who are honored for their deeds or accomplishments. The brilliant mathematician is being added to the country's roll of honor of people who had the greatest impact upon modern life.
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roll of honour

1 a list of those who have died in battle. 2 a list of people whose deeds or achievements, typically in sport, are honoured.
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But now the fallen heroes have been immortalised on a new roll of honour.
As tributes continue to pour in for the dad-of-two who was knocked down and killed by a speeding stolen truck, the Police Roll of Honour Trust added its message of condolence for the fallen police officer.
It's lovely to know that the art school is researching information on the roll of honour so that future generations can know more about the people who served their country.
While, including Pakistan in its Roll of Honour, IFR Asia Review 2014 states that "Many Asian issuers raised funds with ease in 2014, but only one capped a remarkable turnaround with offerings in both the debt and equity capital markets.
John said: "There is a roll of honour in the lychgate to the lads of Brockmoor who fell in the 1939-45 war.
It was for that gigantic achievement Larry Liddell was recently included in Jesmond's Roll of Honour to celebrate the 125th anniversary of a famous old ground.
THE heartbroken widow of slain garda Adrian Donohoe fought back tears yesterday as his name was put on the Roll of Honour.
MANIC STREET PREACHERS have been named "classic songwriters" at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour awards.
Earlier this week, they were named Best New Band at the Classic Rock magazine's annual Roll Of Honour awards.
A new roll of honour will bring together the 2,000 names of unsung heroines who died in battle or as a result of war service.
Roll of honour (winners, runners-up) Division One: Woodchurch, Birkenhead FC.
The record of Leopardstown Arkle winners over the past ten years makes for interesting reading, with some classy names featured on the roll of honour.
The Listed mile event did produce the 2000 Guineas runner-up Rebel Rebel three years ago but has a largely undistinguished roll of honour and just two of the starters held entries at Newmarket next month.
Published by Robson Books, 418 pages includes illustrations, a roll of honour and an index.
The latest 'who has what' roll of honour was marched out last weekend.