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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Melton
Town
Great Dalby
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MOUNTSORREL GRANITE COMPANY (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th July 1920
    Attended by: Harry Bonshor, Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25th July 1920
    Attended by: Rev'd. R.C. Dashwood
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37691
Current location

Village Green
B6047,
Main Street
Great Dalby
Melton
Leicestershire
LE14 2EX
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 74225 14305
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Four-stepped square base surmounted by a square sectioned plinth, rectangular sectioned column with Latin cross. Inscriptions on smoothed recessed areas on each plinth face. The whole memorial stands within a small garden, enclosed by a low coursed brick wall surmounted by a metal fence.
Inscription
6 o'clock face : THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / TO OUR GLORIOUS / DEAD 3 o'clock face : (4 NAMES) 9 o'clock face : (4 NAMES 12 o'clock face : (3 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, Cecil
Burrows, John T
Dolby, John T
Green, Alfred
Heriot, George E
Patrick, Arthur
Sharpe, Christopher
Tyers, George W
Warner, Ernest
Warner, Herbert
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4670 mm, width 3300 mm
    Materials: Granite - Mountsorrel
Listing information
  • Great Dalby War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
1992 - DESCRIBED AS RECENTLY CLEANED, REPOINTED AND RELETTERED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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