A cabinet in the South aisle contains The Golden Book, the Roll of Honour of the men of Leicester and Leicestershire who fell in the Great War 1914-1918 and was ‘laid up’ on 17 June 1928.

The cabinet, which was designed by Lay Canon William Keay and made by Richard Farringdon of Leicester, features carved statues representing: a munitions worker, a merchant seaman, an infantryman, a naval seaman, an airman, a cavalryman, an army nurse and a member of the Warriors Army Auxiliary Corps.

The panel above the display case is engraved:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AN IN HONOURED
MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS, WARRANT OFFICERS,
NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN FROM THE
CITY AND COUNTY OF LEICESTER WHO FOUGHT
AND FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 THIS GOLDEN
BOOK CONTAINING A RECORD OF ELEVEN THOUSAND OF
THEIR NAMES IS HERE PRESERVED AS A
MEMORIAL OF THEIR VALOUR
AND SACRIFICE

Golden Book statue 1 Golden Book statue 2