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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Leicester
Town
Leicester
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37521
Current location

Leicester Cathedral
Peacock Lane
Leicester
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 5DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 58489 04447
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oval white marble tablet attached to a wall mounted slate backing tablet. Scroll-effect borders. Black lettering. Queen's Regiment Badge of a lamb at top. Coloured Coat of Arms at base centre.
Inscription
(On tablet) : KILLED IN ACTION / IN FLANDERS 8TH JUNE 1917 / W. VAUGHAN SCULTHORPE / B.A. OXON 2ND LIEUTENANT / LONDON REGIMENT (QUEENS) / AGED 26 YEARS AND 1 MONTH / DEARLY LOVED / AND ONLY CHILD OF / MR AND MRS SCULTHORPE / LEICESTER / IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE (On slate backboard) : "YOU WERE OUR PRIDE / WE DREAMED GREAT THINGS FOR YOU / GOD INTERVENED AND SO THE DREAM CAME TRUE" / FATHER AND MOTHER
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Sculthorpe, W. Vaughan
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height c 900 mm, width c 450 mm
    Materials: Slate
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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