St Marys Parish

WM reference
32422
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 05th February 1921
Current location

ON THE NORTH WALL OF THE NAVE
ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS CHURCH
Kidderminster
Wyre Forest
Hereford And Worcester
DY10 2JN
England
OS Grid Ref.: SO 830 769
Denomination: Church of England

Description

BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE FOR WW1 AND WW2 SET WITHIN A HIGHLY ORNATE SURRMOUNTED. BOOK PLACED BEHIND GRILLE AT THE CENTRE BASE OF THE SURROUND WITH FIGURE IN A NICHE ABOVE IT AND SMALLER FIGURES ABOVE THAT. MARBLE BACKGROUND BEHIND THE MAIN FIGURE AND WHOLE SURROUND IS FORMED BY FOREST OF DEAN STONE. TWO VASES ON SHELF BENEATH MAIN FIGURE IS OF VICTORY WITH UPLIFTED SWORD IN ONE HAND AND LAUREL WREATH IN THE OTHER. TWO SMALLER FIGURES ARE OF ST GEOREG AND ST JOAN OF ARC

Inscription

WW1 SECTION: COVER: ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS/ KIDDERMINSTER/ THE/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ OF THE MEN OF THE/ PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ AND/ THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945 INSIDE PAGE, LEFT: ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS/ KIDDERMINSTER/ LAWRENCE BANKS SLADEN M.A./ VICAR/ HON. CONANON OF WORCESTER CATHEDRAL/ PROCTER ON CONVOCATION INSIDE PAGE, RIGHT: THE MEN/ WHOSE NAMES ARE RECORDED IN/ THIS/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ WERE OF/ THE COMPANY OF THOSE WHO AT/ THE CALL OF THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM/ ENDURED HARDNESS/ FACED DANGER/ AND FINALLY PASSED/ OUT OF SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH/ OF/ DUTY AND SELF-SACRIFICE/ GIVING UP THEIR OWN LIVES/ THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE/ IN/ FREEDOM/ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT/ THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN/ (NAMES) WW2 SECTION: LEFT PAGE: THIS BOOK/ RECALLS THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO/ FROM THIS ANCIENT PARISH/ FOUGHT IN THEIR COUNTRY'S CAUSE/ IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR/ DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI/ (HOW SWEET AND ENNOBLING TO DIED FOR ONE'S COUNTRY)/ MAY THEIR SACRIFICE NOT BE IN VAIN! RIGHT PAGE: KIDDERMINSTER PARISH/ CHURCH/ ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS/ THE ROLL OF HONOUR/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR II/ 1939 - 1945/ COMPILED 19TH JANUARY, 1947/ REGINALD BRADLEY JOLLY, M.A./ HON. CANON OF WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL/ (NAMES) VASES: IN THE MORNING/ AND IN THE EVENING/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 333
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 333
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,decorations
Order of information: surname,forename,decorations,rank,manner of death,place of death,year died

Component

Figures
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Alabaster
Listed?: No

Component

Memorial
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Marble
Listed?: No

Component

Frame
Condition: Good
Measurements: height C 4000MM, width 2000MM
Materials: Stone - Forest Of Dean
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 05th February 1921
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Notes

REF: KIDDERMINSTER & DISTRICT ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY ' THE CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS - MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS IN CHURCH AND CHURCHYARD' 'KIDDERMINSTER SHUTTLE' 12-FEB-1921 ST MARY'S CHURCH PARISH MAGAZINE, AUG-1919

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