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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Harborough
Town
Foxton
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49505
Current location

(corner of Main St. & Swingbridge St.)
St. Andrew's Church
Main Street
Foxton
Harborough
Leicestershire
LE16 7RD
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 69910 89749
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large, portrait orientated rectangular stone tablet with incised black lettering dedicated to WW1. Beneath WW1 tablet is a smaller, WW2 landscape oriented rectangular stone tablet also with incised black lettering.
Inscription
WW1 tablet : TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LASTING MEMORY OF / ( NAMES) / OF THIS PARISH. / WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1918. / THIS TABLET IS DEDICATED BY THEIR EVER / GRATEFUL FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS. / " THEY COUNTED NOT THEIR LIVES DEAR UNTO THEM." WW2 tablet :1939 -1945 / ( NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boothaway, John
Brown, Clarence
Brown, Silvester
Deacon, John Henry
Deacon, William Nicholas
Downs, Thomas
Durran, Jack Capell
Durran, Kenneth
Edmonds, Samuel Frank
Goodrich, Eleazar
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST ANDREW
  • 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

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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