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Kegworth Parish Council

Serving the people of Kegworth

Memorials

Kegworth War Memorial is situated in the Church wall, paid for by public donations, maintained by the Parish Council, with the day-to-day cleaning and placing of flowers carried out by Shepshed Charnwood Rotary Club, list 58 men from the First World War and 14 from the Second World War who died in the conflicts.

There is also a memorial to commemorate the Kegworth Air Disaster which is located at the top of the cemetery on Whatton Road. The Air Disaster took place on 8th January 1989 and the memorial is there to remember those who died, those who were injured and those who took part in the rescue operation. The soil on which the aircraft came to rest upon was removed and placed in the cemetery and forms the base for the memorial garden.