At present no image of this war memorial is available for online display. If you have a photograph of this war memorial, please send it to memorials@iwm.org.uk for inclusion on the Register. The image will be credited to yourself and free for reuse for non-commercial purposes by others under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Harborough
Town
Market Harborough
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55419
Current location

Hall is immediately behind Congregational Church
Jubilee Hall
Congregational Church.
Bowden Lane
Market Harborough
Harborough
Leicestershire
LE16 7AF
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 73258 87531
Denomination: Congregational

View location on Google Maps
Description
Horizontally wall mounted rectangular wooden board, with small semi circular protrusion at top centre and two decorative supports on base. Moulding along all top edges, wreath in centre protrusion. Memorial divided into three sections by two vertical decorative fluted columns topped by lions heads, carved lettering to both right and left panels. Centre panel has carved name of soldier beneath photograph of same, top left and top right photograph have fallen behind memorial leaving a white card with name of soldier only visible. Small decorative shelf at bottom across entire width. Small metal plaque beneath, but completely seperate, is inscribed with explanation of dedication of memorial immediately above. Metal plaque attached to slightly larger wooden backing, with raised edges, which frames it.
Inscription
TOP: 1914 - 1919 LEFT PANEL: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE OF THE/ MEN OF THE/ CHURCH OF WHOM/ ALMOST ALL WERE/ SCHOLARS OF THIS SCHOOL/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR CENTRE PANEL: (Names) RIGHT PANEL: IT IS FOR US WHO LIVE/ BY/ THEIR SUPREME DEVOTION/ TO/ MAKE THE FUTURE/ WORTHY OF/ THE/ SACRIFICE OF/ THE PAST/ AND HIS SERVANTS/ SHALL DO HIM/ SERVICE DEDICATION PLAQUE: This tablet of Remembrance/was given by/ Mr GEORGE LOOMS/ as a tribute to the young men of the school/ who joined the forces in the Great War/ and as a perpetual Memorial/ of those who died
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth c 40mm, height c 2500mm, width c 3000mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height c 150mm, width c 200mm
    Materials: Undefined
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
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.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-55419

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.