Market Bosworth

WM reference
37824
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 08th July 1920
Current location

MARKET PLACE
Market Bosworth
Hinckley And Bosworth
Leicestershire
CV13
England
OS Grid Ref.: SK 400 030
Denomination: Undefined

Description

CROSS WITH STAR SHAPED PROJECTIONS AT THE CORNERS, ON A TALL SHAFT RISING FROM AN OCTAGONAL PEDESTAL BEARING SEVEN INSCRIPTION PLAQUES. MOUNTED ON FIVE OCTAGONAL STEPS AND CIRCULAR PLATFORM. FREE VARIANT OF MARKET BOSWORTH'S MEDIEVAL MARKET CROSS.

Inscription

(SW PLAQUE) ERECTED/ IN HONOUR OF/ THE MEN WHO/ SERVED THEIR/ KING AND/ COUNTRY/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 (SE PLAQUE) UNVEILED/ BY/ SIR THOMAS/ COPE BT. DL. JP/ OF/ OSBASTON/ HALL/ JULY 8TH 1920 (NE PLAQUE) 1914 - 1918/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF/ MARKET BOSWORTH/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR (N PLAQUE) (WW1 NAMES) (NW PLAQUE) (WW2 NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 19
Served and returned: 0
Died: 19
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 11
Served and returned: 0
Died: 11
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone - Portland
Listed?: No

Component

Tablet
Condition: Good
Measurements:
Materials: Slate
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 08th July 1920
Attended by: SIR THOMAS COPE MA DL JP

History

GRADE II LISTED REFURBISHED 2000

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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