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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Hinckley And Bosworth
Town
Higham-on-the-Hill
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15th February 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37814
Current location

Church Drive signposted from Main Street,
St. Peter's Church
Main Street
Higham-on-the-Hill
Hinckley And Bosworth
Leicestershire
CV13 6AJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 38268 95569
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted square-headed & shouldered, ornately painted & gilded wooden board. A pair of portrait orientated panels form the inscription area centre fields, bisected by a vertical wooden frame member bearing the carved figure of Christ upon the Cross. Lettering in black on golden background. In the flanking panels are the coloured figures of (left) St. Michael & (right) St. George, both standing on plinths, golden background. Sides & top of board are bordered by highly decorative & colourful foliate & floriate designs. Each of the three principle panels are enclosed by an array of red, blue & gold coloured moulded edgework. A gold coloured crown in relief is at top centre.
Inscription
PAX INVICTIS / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND / IN THANKFUL REMEMBRANCE / OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / (NAMES) / 1914 { WHO FOUGHT FOR ENGLAND / & DIED FOR THEIR FRIENDS } 1919 / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS" / S. JOHN 5.13
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adcock, George
Carey, Harold
Davenport, Herbert H
Edgar, David W
Evans, Arthur
Fullylove, Arthur H
Knight, Joseph
Martin, Edward
Powell, Victor E
Price, Thomas
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1000 mm, width 1050 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST PETER
  • 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

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