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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Charnwood
Town
Newtown Linford
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
WILLIAM MOSS AND SONS (Builder)
STOCKDALE HARRISON AND SONS LTD (Architect)
Dryad Metal Works, Leics (plaques) (Founder / Foundry)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3rd. July 1927
    Attended by: Lieutenant General SIR CHARLES KAVANAUGH KCB KCMG CVO DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 3rd. July 1927
    Attended by: The Bishop of Leicester
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14757

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Current location

Bradgate Park's highest point - Blackhill,
Bradgate Park
Newtown Linford
Charnwood
Leicestershire
LE6 0HE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 52444 11088
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Regimental War Memorial of the Leicestershire Yeomanry. Stone cenotaph on raised stepped base at Bradgate Park's highest point with inscriptions on metal plaques. Has cross and wreath in relief in top half of memorial. Regimental badge also displayed.
Inscription
Main face : LEICESTERSHIRE / PRINCE ALBERTS OWN YEO / SOUTH AFRICA 1900-02 / TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE GALLANT/ LEICESTERSHIRE/ YEOMEN WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918 6 0'CLOCK FACE:SOUTH/ AFRICA 1900-1902/ "YPRES 1914-15" ST/ JULIEN . FREZENBERG/ ARRAS 1917 . SCARPE/ 1917 . AMIENS . HINDEN / BURG LINE . / CANAL/ DU NORD . PURSUIT/ TO MONS . / FRANCE & FLANDERS 1914-1918 IN MEMORY OF/ ALL OFFICERS, WARRANT OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED/ OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE / 153 & 154 (LEICESTERSHIRE YEOMANRY) FIELD REGIMENTS R.A./ WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945 PLEASE REMEMBER THIS HOLY GROUND
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth c 1000 mm, height c 10000 mm, width c 1500 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • LEICESTERSHIRE YEOMANRY 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
LOCAL COUNTY COUNCIL
Reference

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