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Hungarton

WM reference
37821
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 19th November 1921
  • Dedicated : 19th November 1921
Current location

On a high bank in front of the old rectory
Church Lane
Hungarton
Harborough
Leicestershire
LE7 9JR
England
OS Grid Ref.: SK 69038 07303
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Two-tiered base surmounted by two-tiered pedestal, shaft and calvary. Inscription on the front face of the memorial. Whole stands on a elevated bank with two steep stairways leading up to it. Privet hedges enclose the memorial on three sides. Figure of christ is depicted with a crown of thorns and a nimbus.

Inscription

FRONT FACE: GREATER LOVE/ HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914 1918 AND 1939 1945/ (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 5
Served and returned: 0
Died: 5
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,year died,forename
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 4
Served and returned: 0
Died: 4
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,year died,forename
Order of information: surname

Component

Cross
Condition: Poor
Measurements: height 5330MM
Materials: Stone - Clipsham
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 19th November 1921
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 19th November 1921
Attended by: Archdeacon of Leicester

History

C 1998: FIGURE OF CHRIST HAS LOST ITS FEET

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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