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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Harborough
Town
Market Harborough
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55415
Current location

Corner of High St
& Bowden Lane,
Congregational Church
Bowden Lane
Market Harborough
Harborough
Leicestershire
LE16 7AF
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 73229 87527
Denomination: Congregational

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Description
Horizontally wall mounted rectangular memorial. Foreground is metal plaque with wreath at top centre. Names in two columns, with one name centrally beneath. Centre field framed by lining around all edges, small decorative flourishes at corners. Framed by larger dark wooden board behind with raised edges, carved castellation at edges of plaque.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ AND IN THANKSGIVING FOR THOSE/ WHOSE LIVES WERE SAVED
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 400mm, width 650mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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