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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Leicester
Town
Leicester
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th April 1923
    Attended by: DUKE OF RUTLAND
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30th April 1923
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Leicester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37740
Current location

Section U01,
Welford Road Cemetery
Welford Road
Leicester
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE2 7LH
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 59238 03189
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CWGC Cross & adjacent large white stone wall with incised inscriptions. Names in columns.
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, E
Allen, F
Allen, H
Allewaerts, P H
Arnold, W E
Bailey, C F
Banks, J
Barhett, T H
Barker, A C S
Barnes, E J
See details for all 150 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 152
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 152
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,additional
    Order of information: surname,additional,rank,regiment,year died
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: height c 3000 mm, width c 15000 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WELFORD ROAD CEMETERY
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Leicester Mercury pg 10 Nov 4 2002

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