Melton Mowbray Triptych (WW1)

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Reference WMO/181661


St Mary's Church

Church Close

Melton Mowbray

LE13 1AJ


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Other sculpture
  • Stone Limestone
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: This fine memorial stands in the S Transept of St Mary's. Topped by the Royal Arms and over 2m high, it comprises 3 panels, the outer 2 of which contain the names in order of date of death whilst the centre panel contains the dedication above a statue of St George. The whole monument rests on a stepped base decorated with laurel wreaths. The window above forms the second part of the memorial. The memorial and window were unveiled on Sunday 13th June 1920 by Admiral of Fleet, Earl Beatty.
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This Monument And The Window/ Above Were Erected To The/ Glory of God,/ and the undying memory of the/ Officers, Non-Commissioned/ Officers and Men from Melton/ Mowbray who gave their lives/ for King & Country in the Great/ War of 1914-1919./ Their names shall live for/ evermore./

Names on side panels. See photographs. These names are repeated (but in alphabetical order) on tablets in the Memorial Park along with those from WW2 and more recent conflicts as well as civilians.

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