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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hinckley And Bosworth
Town
Groby
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37518
Current location

St. Philip & St. James' Church
Markfield Road
Groby
Hinckley And Bosworth
Leicestershire
LE6 0FL
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 52310 07621
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two associated wall mounted memorials. WW1 consists of a black triangular pedimented backboard surmounted by a triangular pedimented white marble tablet with moulded upper shelf, incised inscription area, infilled in black & moulded base rail with corbels. Cross in relief within tympanum. WW2 below consists of a landscape orientated, framed inscribed oak board.
Inscription
WW1 tablet : THIS TABLET IS ERECTED TO THE MEMORY / OF THOSE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 1918 / (24 NAMES) / "He will swallow up death in victory." ISIAH 25.8 WW2 board : ALSO / IN MEMORY OF / THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ball, J
Brotherhood, L
Burdett, G H
Burdett, J W
Burdett, T R
Clarke, H
Finney, C G
Gillett, G
Hyde Thompson, D
Ingram, H
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 70 mm, height 690 mm, width 810 mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 30 mm, height 380 mm, width 740 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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