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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Harborough
Town
Little Bowden, Market Harborough
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
W TALBOT BROWN (Designer)
HERBERT G COALES (Designer)
W ALLSOP AND SONS (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 07th March 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 07th March 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37823
Current location

St. Nicholas' Churchyard
Church Walk
Rectory Lane
Little Bowden
Market Harborough
Harborough
Leicestershire
LE16 8AE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 74022 86960
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Single-stepped square base surmounted by a square sectioned tapering plinth, integral with a further two smaller steps. Rising from the stepped plinth is a rectangular shaft & short armed wheel cross. Incised inscription infilled with black paint.
Inscription
Front face : 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN THANKFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO/ DIED IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1919. / "THESE MEN OF OURS UNSELFISH, UNAFRAID/ WENT TO THE WORLD WIDE FIGHT; / FOR ENGLAND AND THE RIGHT" Other faces : (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allbright, Albert
Allen, Tom
Applewhite, Geo.
Bale, Francis
Borrow, Cyril
Borrow, Frederick Guy
Brotherton, William David
Buckmaster, Ernest
Burditt, Frank
Buswick, P
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 56
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3660MM
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL 1914 TO 1918 WAR IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS
  • 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
Costs

Site: £162 10S 4D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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