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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Altar or altar part
District
Harborough
Town
Market Harborough
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS WALL & CO. (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37827
Current location

Corner of Coventry Road & Fairfield Road,
1
Church of Our Lady of Victories.
Fairfield Road
Market Harborough
Harborough
Leicestershire
LE16 9DD
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 73119 87163
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Altarpiece in Seaton stone and marble with notched corners and the lettering in red and black. Latin cross at the top with names in two columns.
Inscription
OF YOUR CHARITY/ PRAY FOR/ (Names)/ OF THIS PARISH/ KILLED IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918,/ R.I.P./ THE CATHOLICS/ OF MARKET HARBOROUGH/ ERECTED THIS ALTAR OF/ THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS/ TO THEIR MEMORY./ THAT THE HOLY MASS/ MAY BE OFFERED FOR THEIR SOULS/ IN RETURN FOR/ THE HEROIC SACRIFICE/ THEY MADE FOR THEIR COUNTRY./ VERY REV. H.L. KAVANAGH V.F./ PARISH PRIEST/ MAY 1921.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Other structure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Seaton, Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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