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Leicestershire Regiment - WW1 Book of Remembrance & Panelling

WM reference
37621
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

St. George's Chapel
Leicester Cathedral
Peacock Lane
Leicester
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 5DE
England
OS Grid Ref.: SK 58481 04441
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Dedicated Book of Remembrance & panelling. Book kept inside glass-topped oak case. Panelling with inscriptions on wall behind. Wooden case has tracery carving at front. Case contains Crucifix which was apparently saved from Ypres Cathedral.

Inscription

+ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS/ WARRANT OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE / LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919. / THIS CHAPEL OF ST. GEORGE IS DEDICATED AS A MEMORIAL OF THEIR VALOUR AND SACRIFICE. (Names in Book of Remembrance) (Panelling lists battles)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Aisne, A
Amentiens, A
Arquarter, Canal
Atquetin, A
Bargerai, B
Bassee, La
Baupawme, B
Beaurwoer, B
Bialleul, B
Canfrank, C
See details for all 33 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Case
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Wood - Oak
Listed?: No

Component

Panelling
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Wood
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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