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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Leicester
Town
Croft
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72679
Current location

Inside the pub
on corridor wall between two bar areas.
Heathcote Arms
Hill Street
Croft
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE9 3EG
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 51138 95985
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Croft & District British Legion Club
    Croft
    Leicester
    Leicestershire

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Large copper coloured metal plaque dating from the 1960s. Commemorates 11 WW1 servicemen, 7 WW2 servicemen and 2 other names of servicemen within a contemporary decorative border. Later matching insert marks the move of the board from the British Legion Club to the pub.
Inscription
Croft & District / BRITISH LEGION / Roll of Honour / Within decorative border column 1 : 1914-18 / (names) Within decorative border column 2: 1939/45 / (names) / When Croft Club was ?? / this / MEMORIAL ?? / was salvaged / and in the year 1987?? / ?? dedicated and ?? / ?? safekeeping / of / THE HEATHCOTE ARMS // Within decorative border below and across columns: WE WILL REMEMBER THEM Across bottom of whole plaque: Presented at the Opening of the Club / 3rd. AUGUST 1968 //
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Bateman
Brown, H
Cockerill, P H
Colledge, A
Collins, F
Collis, R
Crick, G
Duncan, R
Girdler, A J
Hands, R
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Initials, Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Unknown
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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