Leicestershire Men And Women Who Gave Their Lives For Their Country: South Africa Boer War 1899 – 1902

A low granite wall with bronze plaques of list of the dead, central squat pedestal with bronze kneeling angel in flowing robes holding sword and olive branch, showing Peace. Figures of grief & war mounted on end pillars. The forecourt consists of a paved area and small garden, all partially fenced off from the roadside pavement with metal railings. Post finials alternate in the forms of a perched lion and a sphere.
South African Boer War PHOTO BY CRIMSON TAZVINZWA
Leicester War Memorial Current location

A low granite wall with bronze plaques of list of the dead, central squat pedestal with bronze kneeling angel in flowing robes holding sword and olive branch, showing Peace. Figures of grief & war mounted on end pillars. The forecourt consists of a paved area and small garden, all partially fenced off from the roadside pavement with metal railings. Post finials alternate in the forms of a perched lion and a sphere.

LEICESTER SA BOER WAR MEMORIAL PHOTOS BY CRIMSON TAZVINZWA

GLORY TO GOD: HONOUR THE DEAD/PEACE AFTER VICTORY/TO THE MEMORY OF THE LEICESTERSHIRE MEN/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902

GLORY TO GOD: HONOUR THE DEAD/PEACE AFTER VICTORY/TO THE MEMORY OF THE LEICESTERSHIRE MEN/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902
Honour to the dead photo credit: CRIMSON TAZVINZWA
GLORY TO GOD: HONOUR THE DEAD/PEACE AFTER VICTORY/TO THE MEMORY OF THE LEICESTERSHIRE MEN/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902
SA BOER WAR///CRIMSON TAZVINZWA
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 315
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 315
    Exact count: no
  • War memorial at north east corner of Town Hall Square
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
GLORY TO GOD: HONOUR THE DEAD/PEACE AFTER VICTORY/TO THE MEMORY OF THE LEICESTERSHIRE MEN/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902
GLORY TO GOD: HONOUR THE DEAD/PEACE AFTER VICTORY/TO THE MEMORY OF THE LEICESTERSHIRE MEN/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902

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