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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Leicester
Town
Leicester
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50899
Current location

NEW WALK HOUSES MUSEUM
Leicester
Leicester
Leicestershire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 580 040
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
UNFRAMED PAPER ROLL OF HONOUR ON HARDWOOD BACKING BLACK AND RED LETTERING WITH RED FOR THOSE WHO DIED. THREE PANELS ABOVE THE COLUMNS OF NAMES SHOWING ON THE LEFT A UNION FLAG IN A CIRULAR LAUREL WREATH, IN THE CENTRE A DEAD SOLIDER LYING AT THE FEET OF CHRIST ON THE CROSS WITH THE GREAT SACRIFICE WRITTEN DIRECTLY BELOW, AND ON THE RIGHT A CIRCULAR LAUREL WREATH WITH POSSIBLY THE LEICESTER COAT OF ARMS IN THE CENTRE WITH SEMPER EADEM ACROSS THE BOTTOM.
Inscription
MANTLE ROAD INFANTS SCHOOL/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ OLD BOYS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-18/ (NAMES)/ THOSE WHO SERVED/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adcock, H
Adcock, H
Adcock, I
Adlam, C W
Andrew, Arrowsmith
Andrews, C F
Andrews, E
Andrews, S
Arkinstall, J
Arney, R F
See details for all 376 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 294
    Served and returned: 240
    Died: 54
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,regiment,forename,year died,decorations
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
History
2007: An appeal was made to identify the names from the area which is torn.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Leicester Mercury 22 Sep 2007

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