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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Hinckley And Bosworth
Town
Dadlington
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67842
Current location

St. James' Church
The Green
Dadlington
Hinckley And Bosworth
Leicestershire
CV13 6JB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 40358 98062
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wrought iron gates supported by stone-topped, brick gateposts with decorative wrought iron archway above, with lamp at centre. Within church, an associated commemorative rectangular brass plaque on wooden backboard with engraving of Patte cross within wreath above inscription.
Inscription
(Brass plaque): WAR MEMORIAL TABLET/ WITH LAMP OVER THE GATE ENTRANCE/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF DADLINGTON WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918./(Names)/ WORLD WAR 1939-1945 (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, middle initial, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick, Stone
  • Lamp or Lighting
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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