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Songster (Loughborough's War Horse)
Songster (Loughborough's War Horse)
Songster (Loughborough's War Horse)
Songster (Loughborough's War Horse)
Songster (Loughborough's War Horse)
Songster (Loughborough's War Horse)
Songster (Loughborough's War Horse)
Songster (Loughborough's War Horse)
Songster (Loughborough's War Horse)

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Brian Vollar / Art UK

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A full-size armature, representing 'Songster', a horse that served with the Leicestershire Yeomanry on the French battlefields during the First World War. He survived the terrible conflict, returning to Loughborough and living to the age of 40. When 'Songster' died in his stable in 1940, he was buried with full military honours with the medal ribbons he had earned in the First World War. The sculpture was erected to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Date

2019

Medium

steel

Accession number

LE11_BV_S059

Acquisition method

commissioned by Charnwood Borough Council

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Charnwood Borough Council

Custodian

Charnwood Borough Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

not listed

Unveiling date

29th June 2019

Access

at all times


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Located at

Queens Park, Loughborough

LE11 3HE

Situated close to entrance of the Carillon War Memorial.