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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Charnwood
Town
Loughborough
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs D. Morren and Co., Aberdeen (Makers)
General Electric Co., Birmingham - Wrought iron lamp standard (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4th October 1919
    Attended by: Miss Stevenson
  • Dedicated
    Date: 4th October 1919
    Attended by: Rev. R. F. Handford
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
73666
Current location

Originally in the chapel yard
present location unknown
Loughborough Baptist Church
Baxter Gate
Loughborough
Charnwood
Leicestershire
LE11 1TG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 53717 19744
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
Two-stepped rectangular base incorporating a moulded top edge on upper step, surmounted by a polished red Peterhed granite, rectangular sectioned, tapering pillar with bevelled-edged flat top. Incised inscription infilled in black, on front face of pillar. There was a wrought iron lamp standard originally, don't know if still there.
Inscription
ERECTED IN HONOUR / OF / THE MEN FROM THIS CHURCH / who served in the cause of / FREEDOM & RIGHT / IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / and in Grateful Memory / OF THOSE / NAMED BELOW / WHO FELL IN THE CONFLICT / (23 NAMES) / JESUS SAID :- I AM THE RESURRECTION / AND THE LIFE. JOHN XI 25
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Pink, Granite - Peterhead, Granite - Red
  • Lamp or Lighting
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Loughborough Echo - Friday 10 October 1919 BAXTER-GATE BAPTISTS WAR MEMORIAL Detailed description of the memorial with full list of the WW1 names and dedication.

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