Belgian Soldiers And Refugees WW1

WM reference
37739
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

WELFORD ROAD CEMETERY
Welford Rd
Leicester
Leicester
Leicestershire
England
OS Grid Ref.: SK 590 030
Denomination: Undefined

Description

PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY A ROUGH HEWN GRANITE CROSS. INSCRIPTION CARVED ONTO THE TOP OF THE PLINTH AND ON A SLATE TABLET PLACED BELOW IT

Inscription

IN/ REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE HEROIC/ BELGIAN SOLDIERS/ (NAMES) AND THE BELGIAN REFUGEES WHO/ PASSED AWAY IN THE TOWN AND COUNTY/ DURING THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ R.I.P.

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 7
Served and returned: 0
Died: 7
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

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

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: height C 1800MM, width C 900MM
Materials: Granite
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

LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL

Notes

CEMETERY LAYOUT PLAN IS FILED WITH NIWM 37735

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