Leicestershire Regiment 1939-1945 Memorial Window

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Reference WMO254201

Address:

Leicester Cathedral,

Peacock Lane

LEICESTER

LE1 5DE

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Stained glass window
Materials:
  • Glass Stained Glass
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The meorial is a stained glass window on the Souht side of the Cathedral in St George's Cahpel, the Regimental Chapel of the Leicestershire Regiment. The window is a 3 light window. The centre light has an image of St George killing a dragon above the badge of the Regiment surrounded by the Regimental Honours on a wreath and below that the inscription. The outer two light have the actions taken part in during WW2. The Regimental history states "By the time the war had ended the Regiment’s battalions had served in action in every theatre of the war, a record which is claimed to be unique." The tracery has 4 shields with emblems of the passion.
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In memory of the Officers, Warrant Officers, Non-commissioned Officers & Men who gave their lives for their Country 1939 - 1945.

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