Leicester and Leicestershire Men, Temporary Memorial

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Reference WMO/281303


Town Hall Square




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Status: Lost/missing
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Wall
  • Brick Brick
  • Other Concrete
Lettering: Unknown
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A temporary memorial proposed in 1916 and unveiled 28 June 1917 by Duke of Rutland. "Large curved screen with a central panel and two side panels, with the concave side towards the fountain. The building is of brick with a cover of hardened plaster." Designed by Mr S. Perkiss Pick FRIBA. The memorial was still in place in 1950 but described as a "disgraceful edifice" in a letter to the local paper. The Lutyens designed Arch in Leicester was unveiled in 1925
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Temporary Memorial to Leicester and Leicestershire Men, 1914-1917

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