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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Harborough
Town
Market Harborough
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), Civilian (19th; 20th and 21st Centuries)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55066
Current location

north-east exterior wall,
15 - 17
Welland House
Market Harborough Building Society
The Square
Market Harborough
Harborough
Leicestershire
LE16 7PD
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 73425 87157
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wall mounted, portrait orientated, incised & bevel-edged grey stone tablet with white single-line border, decorated by a small swirl at top corners. Inscriptions in white lettering. Upper edge of tablet is arched.
Inscription
THIS TABLET / WAS ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS / OF THE / MARKET HARBOROUGH URBAN DISTRICT / TO / COMMEMORATE THE PATRIOTISM / OF THE UNDERMENTIONED / WHO VOLUNTEERED / FOR / SERVICE / IN THE / SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902 / VOLUNTEERS / PRIVATES / (13 NAMES) / YEOMANRY / SERGEANTS / (3 NAMES) / ST JOHN AMBULANCE / (4 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, F
Butlin, W
Cowley, E
Firr, W C
Gilbert, W
Gutteridge, C W
Leck, G De
Mayo, F
Palmer, E W
Palmer, L
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 16
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, additional
    Order of information: Ranks, surname
  • Civilian (19th; 20th and 21st Centuries)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 4
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: Rank, surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WELLAND HOUSE
  • 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
Reference

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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