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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
37764
Current location

St. Peter's Church
St. Peters Road
Leicester
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE2 1DA
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 59907 03952
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Metal panels with inscription in relief & names divided into columns.
Inscription
Left & right side panels : (NAMES) Dedicatory panel : THEY WHOM THESE / PANELS COMMEMORATE / WERE NUMBERED / AMONG THOSE WHO / AT THE CALL OF / KING AND COUNTRY, / LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM, / ENDURED HARDNESS, / FACED DANGER AND / FINALLY PASSED OUT / OF THE SIGHT OF MEN / BY THE PATH OF DUTY / AND SELF-SACRIFICE, / GIVING UP THEIR OWN / LIVES THAT OTHERS / MIGHT LIVE IN/ FREEDOM. / LET THOSE WHO COME / AFTER SEE TO IT THAT / THEIR NAMES BE NOT / FORGOTTEN / 1914 / 1918 Other panel : TYRO-VICTOR / THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / "MORE THAN / CONQUERORS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Walter
Alexander, Claude F
Arldridge, Wm Arthur
Bailey, Ernest William
Balow, Walter A
Barker, Herbert
Beales, George Nerian
Bee, John
Bee, Walter
Berridge, Sidney William
See details for all 195 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 197
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 197
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname,forename
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: height 8 ft, width 6 ft
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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