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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Blaby
Town
Glenfield
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
AMOS HALL
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 27th May 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Peterborough
  • Dedicated
    Date: 05th March 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries, Rector Rev O Philpott.
  • Unveiled
    Date: 05th March 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries, Sir Thomas Cope, Bart
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14570
Current location

In the north-west Churchyard extension,
St. Peter's Churchyard
Church Lane
Glenfield
Blaby
Leicestershire
LE3 8DP
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 53778 06032
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two-stepped square base surmounted by a square sectioned two-stage plinth, moulded-edge capstone, rectangular sectioned shaft with cross. Foliated wreath on tablet in heavy relief on each of the upper plinth faces. Inscription tablet with raised lettering, attached to each of the plinth faces. Projecting decorative scroll-work on each face at base of shaft. Arms of cross are flared.
Inscription
Face 1: ERECTED 1920. / IN / LOVING MEMORY OF GLENFIELD MEN / WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR / ^ 1914 ^ 1918 ^ / These laid the world away, / poured out the red sweet wine of youth, / gave up the years to be of work and joy. Faces 2, 3 & 4 : (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, Arthur Leonard
Barby, John Charles
Barry, William
Chambers, Sidney James
Clarke, Harold
Ellis, James Clive
Faire, Clifford Storer
Ford, Arthur
Ford, Herbert
Foreman, Arthur
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 7620 mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Glenfield War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Site: c £500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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