At present no image of this war memorial is available for online display. If you have a photograph of this war memorial, please send it to memorials@iwm.org.uk for inclusion on the Register. The image will be credited to yourself and free for reuse for non-commercial purposes by others under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

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

View location on Google Maps
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
Names on memorial
Aisne, A
Amentiens, A
Arquarter, Canal
Atquetin, A
Bargerai, B
Bassee, La
Baupawme, B
Beaurwoer, B
Bialleul, B
Canfrank, C
See details for all 33 names
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

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-37621

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.