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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Leicester
Town
Leicester
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37621
Current location

St. George's Chapel
Leicester Cathedral
Peacock Lane
Leicester
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 5DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 58481 04441
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Dedicated Book of Remembrance & panelling. Book kept inside glass-topped oak case. Panelling with inscriptions on wall behind. Wooden case has tracery carving at front. Case contains Crucifix which was apparently saved from Ypres Cathedral.
Inscription
+ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS/ WARRANT OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE / LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919. / THIS CHAPEL OF ST. GEORGE IS DEDICATED AS A MEMORIAL OF THEIR VALOUR AND SACRIFICE. (Names in Book of Remembrance) (Panelling lists battles)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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