Pegasus Memorial

Jesuit Pegasus CourtyardWhen the Jesuits moved into Harlaxton Manor, the memorial to the Second Parachute Battalion and First Airborne Division was bare concrete. After receiving advice from a member of the United Kingdom’s Military, Major General Urquhart, they renovated the memorial using the same colours as the division’s. The Jesuits periodically cleaned the memorial and added a crucifix to the yard behind it in honour of the division. The crucifix was moved to a cemetery in Manresa when the Jesuits left.

Potential Changes to the Memorial

The Jesuits had originally intended to add to the Pegasus memorial, but chose not to after talking with Major General Urquhart. Here are two potential designs.

 

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