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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Leicester
Town
Leicester
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th July 1922
    Attended by: MAJ.GEN. H.L. CROCKER C.B., C.M.G.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 10th July 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Peterborough
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50797
Current location

At front of College building,
Wyggeston & Queen Elizabeth College
University Road
Leicester
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 7RJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 59402 02719
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped square base surmounted by a circular stone setting & pillar. Stone tablets set on each face of column. Above dedication is the school crest carved in stone.
Inscription
IN MEMORIAM/ AETERNAM HUIUS SCHOLAE/ ALUMNORUM QUI IN SUMMO/ PATRIAE DISCRIMINE VITAM/ LIBENTER DEVOVENTES/ SIBI HONOREM SCHOLAE/ GLORIAM PATRIAE SALUTEM/ PEPERERUNT/ MCMXIV - MCMXVIII/ ET/ MCMXXXIX - MCMXLV Other column : MASTERS/ (NAMES)/ OLD BOYS/ (NAMES)/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Richard Oswald
Amatt, Sydney Edward
Anderson, A Douglas
Andrews, Maynard Percy
Appleby, John Gill
Ashby, Thomas Philip
Baldwin, David Aitken
Ball, John
Barker, John Edward
Barrowcliff, Cyril Herbert Ford
See details for all 211 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 191
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 191
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WYGGESTON AND QUEEN ELIZABETH I COLLEGE WAR MEMORIAL
  • 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

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