Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Birmingham
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 02/12/1992
    Attended by: Clergy and City dignatories
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
101984

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Current location

Within the colonnade on the north side of the garden
Birmingham Peace Garden
St Thomas' Churchyard
Bath Row/ Granville Street/ Washington Street
Birmingham
Birmingham
West Midlands
B1 1JX
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 06485 86183
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wooden plaque with gold-painted raised inscription, held within a black painted steel frame at the top of which two gilded doves appear in relief.
Inscription
Birmingham International/ Brigade/ In honour of the volunteers who left Birmingham to fight in the/ International Brigade, Spain 1936 - 1939./ They fought alongside the Spanish people to stop Fascism and/ save liberty and peace for all./ They went because their open eyes could see no other way./ No pasaran!
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Steel
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Birmingham City Council

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