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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Leicester
Town
Leicester
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR GEORGE COLLIN AND SON (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37721
Current location

Grave No. CF 1272
Welford Road Cemetery
Welford Road
Leicester
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE2 7LH
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 59085 02949
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JOHN POPPLE/ WHO PASSED PEACEFULLY AWAY, MARCH 21ST, 1901,/ AGED 49 YEARS./ ALSO OF/ CAROLINE/ THE BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE/ WHO PASSED PEACEFULLY AWAY APRIL 5TH 1900,/ AGED 43 YEARS/ ALSO OF/ SAMUEL BISHOP/ FOURTH SON OF THE ABOVE/ WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE DECEMBER 6TH 1910,/ AGED 23 YEARS,/ ALSO OF/ PTE ALFRED JOSEPH HEALY,/ THIRD SON OF THE ABOVE WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION/ JULY 14TH 1916, AGED 35 YEARS./ INTERRED IN FRANCE./ (...)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Popple, Alfred Joseph Healy
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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,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Leicester City Council

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