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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Charnwood
Town
Loughborough
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 02nd July 1949
    Attended by: Colonel J. P. W. Jamie, MC. OL
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37492
Current location

Loughborough Grammar School
Burton Walks
Loughborough
Charnwood
Leicestershire
LE11 2DU
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 54041 18921
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wall mounted, portrait orientated nowy-headed bronze plaque incorporating a raised school shield in coloured enamel at top centre with a partial sun-ray burst design in relief immediately below. Raised inscription & names lettering highlighted with gold coloured paint.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND / IN HONOURED MEMORY OF MEMBERS OF THE SCHOOL WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WARS OF 1914-1918 AND 1939-1945 / Left side of plaque : { 1914-1918 / (56 NAMES in two columns) } Right side of plaque : { 1939-1945 / (60 NAMES in two columns) } Base of plaque : "THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allsopp, J
Ball, C F
Barrow, H C
Blumb, E S
Bourne, W F
Carter, F B
Chapman, A D
Chapman, H F
Chapman, J
Clarke, H C
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 56
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 60
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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