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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Melton
Town
Scalford
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th October 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30th October 1920
    Attended by: The vicar - Rev'd. H.T. Mogridge.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14790

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Current location

Opposite south porch,
St. Egelwin the Martyr's Churchyard
Church Street
Scalford
Melton
Leicestershire
LE14 4DL
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 76296 24112
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Square sub-plinth with a two-stepped square base, surmounted by a tall square sectioned parallel-sided pillar, moulded-overhang capital & square sectioned capstone. Top faces of lower step are sloped outwards whilst top faces of upper step are moulded. Blackened leaded inscriptions on front & rear faces of pillar. The letters "ihs" in relief on front face of pillar above inscription & an equal-armed cross in relief on front face of capstone.
Inscription
Front : ihs / TO THE GLORY OF GOD, AND IN / PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THOSE WHO DIED FOR THEIR / COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1919. / (25 NAMES) / ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION 1920 Rear : TO THE GLORY OF GOD, AND IN / PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED FOR THEIR / COUNTRY. / 1939 - 1945. / (3 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, W. R.
Attewell, C.
Attewell, H
Broom, W
Driver, G. J.
Glover, A. C.
Glover, H
Hewitt, E.
Hewitt, F
Hewitt, W
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 1000 mm, height 2290 mm, width 1000 mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
  • Scalford 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

Memorial: £123 12s 6d. ( £123.625 )

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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