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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Leicester
Town
Leicester
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37758
Current location
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Previous locations
  • 1
    The Empire Hall
    formerly St. Mark's Church
    Foundry Lane
    Leicester
    Leicester
    Leicestershire
    LE1 3WU
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 59059 05370
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Wall mounted wooden board with carved border & painted inscription.
Inscription
RIP/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ 1914 AND 1918/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ JESU MERCY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Henry
Abrams, Alfred
Abrams, Henry
Adams, George
Adams, Tom J
Aelchin, John
Bacon, Joseph
Bacon, William
Bailey, George
Bailey, John
See details for all 277 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 280
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 280
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
History
Church sold & under new ownership. According to records, memorial board destroyed due to woodworm & rot but was luckily photographed prior to this action.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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