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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Harborough
Town
Market Harborough
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Maker
ALFRED HERBERT (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th May 1996
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37830
Current location

Welland Park
Welland Park Road
Market Harborough
Harborough
Leicestershire
LE16 9DW
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 72906 86933
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Dedicatory metal inscription plaque, placed on a stone carved in the shape of an open book.
Inscription
THIS STOPNE WAS LAID BY/ THE MARKET HARBOROUGH BRANCH/ OF/ THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION/ IN MEMORY OF ALL/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM/ OVER THE YEARS/ THIS GROUND WAS CONSECRATED ON/ AUGUST 19TH 1995/ AFTER THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF/ V.E. AND V.J. DAYS/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 370MM, height 280MM, width 445MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
JAN/FEB 1997: VANDALS BROKE OFF A CORNER OF THE EMROIAL BUT THIS WAS RESTORED AND HAS REMAINED IN A GOOD CONDITION
Costs

Site: C £400

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
HARBOROUGH DISTRICT COUNCIL

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