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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Hinckley And Bosworth
Town
Hinckley
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR TEMPLE LUSHINGTON MOORE
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th September 1920
    Attended by: General The Lord Horne GCB KCMG ADC
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37818
Current location

St. Mary's Church
Church Walk
Hinckley
Hinckley And Bosworth
Leicestershire
LE10 1DN
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 4270393858
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Reredos in gothic revival style, comprising painted & gilded figures of Christ, enthroned between twelve standing apostles, each figure framed within an ogee arch, above which, are spandrels filled with foliated tracery. Angel, carrying a carved candelabrum, stands at each end of back section & forward ends of side sections. Associated list of names carved on alabaster framed panels, located at the rear & to the sides of the High Altar.
Inscription
Left-hand panel : THE REREDOS & OTHER / ORNAMENTS OF THE / SANCTUARY WERE GIVEN / BY THE PARISHIONERS / AS A THANKOFFERING / FOR PROTECTION / DELIVERANCE & PEACE / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / AND IN MEMORY / OF THE FALLEN WHOSE / NAMES ARE INSCRIBED / ON THE / NORTH WALL / OF THIS CHURCH / (NAMES OF CHURCH OFFICIALS) Right-hand panel : (NAMES) MEMBERS OF THE / CHOIR OF THIS CHURCH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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