- Ornately-carved oak panelling, lining the lower section of the Chancel walls. The reredos depicts the Paschal Lamb between a sheaf of corn and a vine; it is flanked by panels listing the names of parishioners who died in the First World War, and panels listing those who served and returned. There is also a panel bearing the dedication. The names and the dedication are in gilt lettering.
- !st panel: THOSE/ WHO SERVED OR FOUGHT/ 1917 1916/ (Names) 2nd panel: THOSE/ WHO SERVED OR FOUGHT/ 1916 1915/ (Names) 3rd panel: THOSE/ WHO SERVED OR FOUGHT/ 1915 1914/ (Names) 4th panel: THE GREAT SACRIFICE/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ (Names) 5th panel: THANKS BE UNTO GOD WHO GIVETH US THE VICTORY. 6th panel: THE GREAT SACRIFICE/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ (Names) 7th panel: THOSE/ WHO SERVED AND FOUGHT/ 1914 1915/ (Names) 8th panel: THOSE/ WHO SERVED AND FOUGHT/ 1915 1916/ (Names) 9th panel: THOSE/ WHO SERVED AND FOUGHT/ 1916 1917/ (Names) 10th panel: THANKS/ BE UNTO GOD WHO GIVETH/ US THE VICTORY/ THIS PANELLING AND REREDOS/ WAS ERECTED BY THE/ CHURCH PEOPLE OF EYE/ AS A THANKOFFERING TO/ ALMIGHTY GOD & IN/ GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF ALL THOSE WHO, FROM/ THIS PARISH, SERVED, FOUGHT/ OR FELL, IN THE GREAT WAR./ 1914 - 1919./ DEDICATED BY THE/ RIGHT REVEREND/ THE/ LORD BISHOP OF LEICESTER/ NOV: 26th 1919./ LAWRENCE P. FIELD, VICAR/ W. GEORGE MOORE/ PHILIP GRIFFIN/ CHURCHWARDENS
- Inscription legible?
- Names on memorial
- Abbott, L.
Allen, John T.
See details for all 271 names
- First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 271
Served and returned: 230
Exact count: yes
Information shown: For casualties: first name and surname, rank and year of death. For survivors: surname and initials plus the year of enlistment.
Order of information: For those who died, chronologically in order of death; for those who returned, chronologically in order of year of enlistment.
- First World War (1914-1918)
Measurements: height 1860, width 500
Measurements: height 2000, width 2000
Materials: Wood - Oak
- Listing information
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- Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
- Peterborough and Hunts Standard, 6 December 1919
- The Souvenir Book of Eye, Reverend Lawrence P Field (1920), p. 25; 26; 62.
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