Barkby WW1 & WW2

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Reference WMO265381

Address:

St Mary's Church

Main Street

Barkby

Leicester

LE7 3QG

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Wall mounted, portrait orientated white marble tablet with a laurel wreath surmounted by a crown encircling a cross, all in relief. Within the wreath are the names of WW1 fallen, in black lettering. Inscriptions to either side of cross & below wreath, also in black lettering. Immediately below WW1 tablet is a landscape orientated, WW2 tablet with scalloped top corners. Names & inscription in black lettering. Subsequent lower section WW2 names are on an additional tablet
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WW1 tablet : TO THE GLORY / OF GOD - IN HONOURED / MEMORY OF / (6 NAMES) / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918. / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS." / WW2 tablet : ALSO / (11 NAMES) / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945 / "WE WILL REMEMBER THEM."

OLIVER PRETTY; STANLEY R HEALEY; FREDERICK SHARPLESS; COURTNEY WOODFORD; GEORGE A NEWTON; JAMES E TAYLOR; G R BLACK; K CARNALL; L A COURT; G FERNSBY; P R GRAVES-HOOK; P HEYWOOD; W L MILTON; E ROBINSON; R TOMLINSON; N C WHITTINGTON; J YEATES

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