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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Charnwood
Town
Woodhouse Eaves
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14799
Current location

St. Paul's Churchyard
Church Hill
Woodhouse Eaves
Charnwood
Leicestershire
LE12 8RT
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 53194 14087
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Shrine, built of granite blocks with sandstone hood & small cross at apex, located just within Churchyard perimeter wall, facing road. Attached to front face of Shrine is a nowy-headed metal plaque with a cross enclosed by a wreath, all in relief at centre top. Raised inscription lettering below. Decorative border in relief. Beneath the plaque, mounted on an integral stone buttress is a sandstone flower planter with inscription in relief. To the left, a figure of a Angel in a sitting position, overlooks the planter. The Churchyard wall lowers in height at front of Shrine to allow a better view. The plaque replaces WMP1298 which used to be sited here.
Inscription
Plaque : + / TO THIS SHRINE, THE GIFT OF B.H.C. FOX / OF MAPLEWELL, WAS ATTACHED A / TRYPTICH CONTAINING THE ROLL OF ALL / THOSE WHO WENT FROM THIS PARISH / TO SERVE THEIR COUNTRY AT HOME AND / ABROAD DURING THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / THIS TRYPTICH HAVING BEEN REMOVED / THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO MADE THE / SUPREME SACRIFICE / ARE RECORDED HERE / (34 NAMES) / " MAY THEY REST IN PEACE " On flower planter in front of Shrine : THEIR NAMES ARE LONG/ HEARD IN THE FUTURE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adkin, George
Adkin, Stanley
Allen, Charles E
Allen, David
Anderson, C A K
Angrave, Edwin
Ayers, Walter
Baker, William
Baker, William Vincent
Clarke, Hilary
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Shrine
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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