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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)

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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.

Songster (Loughborough's War Horse)





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Acquisition method

commissioned by Charnwood Borough Council

Work type

War memorial


Charnwood Borough Council


Charnwood Borough Council

Work status


Unveiling date

29th June 2019


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Located at

Queens Park, Loughborough

LE11 3HE

Situated close to entrance of the Carillon War Memorial.