War 1 & 2 - Others Selection
- Memorial Selection
Leicestershire there are various memorials
and rolls of honour dedicated to those men and women
who fell in various wars. These memorials and rolls cover
many centuries in some cases, mostly though it is World
War One and Two.
any conflict there are certain acts of bravery or defiance
that are noticeable above others. For these acts citations
and medals have been awarded.
anybody has information for those of the Second World War,
Boer War, or the like similar to those supplied for the
First World War then I would gladly post these as well.
Note: Every attempt has been made to transcribe this information
accurately but there are occasions that the information
supplied is incorrect or errors occur during transcription.
We do not wish to cause offence to any families of the men
detailed here and will change the relevant information when
note that places detailed on these memorials may appear
in the wrong county. This information has been transcribed
from the records given and, as the men were parochial, the
information supplied at enlistment was the view of the men
and the county they thought they resided in.
Radio Leicester have created a Remembrance section in their
Around Leicester section of their web site. This information
has now been adapted here with kind permisison of the
gain an overview of all the towns and parishes covered,
and hopefully to be covered, by this site there is an
pages are available for transcripts of these memorials
and rolls of honour. If you have a transcription of,
or you are willing to transcribe, a Leicestershire
memorial or roll of honour for these pages then please
contact me, the email address is below.
acknowledgements for assistance with these pages must
go to Janet Graves and others - thank you all.
and cemeteries maintained by the War Graves Commission
for the Western Front are described and pictured on the
Internet. There is also another site that describes
these memorials. Details of Kranji War Cemetery and
Taiping can be found in the Overseas