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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Staffordshire
Town
Codsall
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
LAVENDER TWENTYMAN AND PERCY (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 4 July 1948
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13541
Current location

St Nicholas' Church
Church Hill
Codsall
South Staffordshire
Staffordshire
WV8 1EH
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 86616 04054
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RECTANGULAR PLAQUE WITH CONVEX CURVED TOP. ROYAL COAT OF ARMS IN THE CENTRE TOP OF THE PLAQUE WITH A FOUR POINTED STAR ON EACH SIDE
Inscription
THE WAR OF 1939 -1945 / IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE / MEN OF CODSALL WHOSE LIVES WHERE / SACRIFICED IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM / (names) / REQUIESCANT IN PACE / THOU THEREFORE, FOR WHOM THEY / DIED, SEEK NOT THINE OWN, BUT / SERVE AS THEY SERVED, AND IN / PEACE OR IN WAR BEAR THYSELF / EVER AS CHRIST'S SOLDIER, GENTLE / IN ALL THINGS, VALIANT IN ACTION / STEADFAST IN ADVERSITY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Site: £165 12S 6D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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