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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Leicester
Town
Meridian Park
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14753
Current location

Staff Entrance
Mail Centre
Centurian Way
Meridian Park
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE19 1LE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 54610 01986
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In the Entrance
    Post Office
    Bishop Street
    Leicester
    Leicester
    Leicestershire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 580 040
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Oxidised copper plaque with enamel inlay
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN / ATTACHED TO THE LEICESTER POST OFFICE / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 /[names]/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THEIR COLLEAGUES WHO ALSO ENDOWED / A COT AT THE LEICESTER ROYAL INFIRMARY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allsebrooke, G
Atkins, A
Atter, T
Baguley, G
Barfield, A
Barradell, G
Battle, E
Berry, J
Brailsford, H
Bryan, H
See details for all 62 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 63
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 500mm, width 660mm
    Materials: Copper, Enamel
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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