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Memorial details

Memorial type
Avenue / Tree or grove
District
North West Leicestershire
Town
Ashby De La Zouch
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999), 21st Century Wars (2000-Present)
Maker
Aggregate Industries (Sponsor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55144

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Current location

Willesley Wood
Willesley Lane
Ashby De La Zouch
North West Leicestershire
Leicestershire
LE65 2UN
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 33489 14146
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial planting by Ashby-de-la-Zouch and District Branch of the Royal British Legion for a living memorial of native oak trees for the people of the district to remember the fallen and enjoy a place of quiet contemplation. Associated stone of remembrance donated by Aggregate Industries and made of Granite, weighing 2.5 tonnes. Also associated bench. Created February 2002.
Inscription
Plaque on stone of remembrance: Royal British Legion/ Ashby and District/ "In memory of those who served"/ February 2002
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 21st Century Wars (2000-Present)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Tree
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
2002: Rubbish left near memorial.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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