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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Harborough
Town
South Kilworth
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55072

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Current location

St. Nicholas' Church
Walcote Road
South Kilworth
Harborough
Leicestershire
LE17 6EE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 60431 81884
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Church clock with four dials. The dials, one on each of the compass points, are mounted on base of spire, above tower. Associated wooden board with inscriptions located in porch.
Inscription
THE CLOCK ON THIS SPIRE / WAS ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS / AND MANY OTHER FRIENDS IN GRATEFUL / MEMORY TO THOSE WHO WERE KILLED / IN THE GREAT WAR. / 1914-1918 / (NAMES) / 1939 - 1945 / (1 NAME) / AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN / AND IN THE MORNING / WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cheney, Leonard
Green, Bernard
Hackett, John
Harris, John
Marlow, John S.
Pickering, John W.
Smart, Harry
Stephens, Edward J.
Tanser, S. Edward
Tanser, Tom
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, regiment,
    Order of information: forename, surname, regiment,
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, Service type.
    Order of information: forename, surname, Service type.
Components
  • Clock
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
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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