Vernon Road Methodist Church

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Reference WMO260055

Address:

All Saints Church

Highcross Street

Leicester

LE1 4PH

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: This memorial was originally sited in the Methodist Church on Vernon Road, Aylestone, Leicester. The memorial is in the form of a brass plaque containing the names of 21 men who died in WW1 and who were either members of the church or local schools. Interestingly, the memorial quotes the period of the war being from 1914 to 1919. Although the church building is extant it is no longer a place of worship and is now occupied by a double-glazing company. it is now in the care of the Leicester At Risk War Memorials project
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THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE YOUNG MEN OF THIS CHURCH & SCHOOLS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY, FREEDOM & JUSTICE "SO THEY PASSED OVER,& ALL THE TRUMPETS SOUNDED FOR THEMON THE OTHER SIDE"

C P BEDDER, J F BEDFORD, A BINDLEY, F COOK, A COX, G COLEMAN, H GOTHERIDGE, E GOULD, R C HOLLIS, R HUNT, A JAYES, R JORDAN, A H JONES, T LAWRENCE, T MIDDLETON, J T MAINE, E A PARKER, J H PARKER, A ROWE, W SHARP, A LAWRENCE

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