Memorial Garden, Measham 8535

Ashby-de-la-Zouche, England, Leicestershire, North West Leicestershire

Brief Description

The Portland stone cross in this memorial garden has plaques commemorating the dead of both World Wars. The memorial is at the entrance to the garden, with 44 trees planted, one for each soldier who fell. Recreational facilities such as a bowling green and tennis courts are also provided.

History

The site was opened by the Countess of Loudon on May 21st, 1921.

Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Measham
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)