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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tamworth
Town
Glascote
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 06th June 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Lichfield
  • Dedicated
    Date: 06th June 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Lichfield
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13716
Current location

ST GEORGES CHURCH
Bamford St
Glascote
Tamworth
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 220 020
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
MARBLE TABLET DIVIDED INTO SIX PANELS, FIGURES FLANK THE UPPER CENTRE PANEL. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING
Inscription
UPPER AND LOWER LEFT AND RIGHT PANELS: (NAMES) CENTRE PANEL, UPPER: THE GREAT WAR / TO THE OF GOD / GLORY (...) / 1914 - 1919 "THEY GAVE THEIR BODIES / FOR THEIR COUNTRY AND / RECEIVED EACH FOR HIS OWN / MEMORY, PRAISE THAT WILL NEVER / DIE AND FOR A SEPULCHRE, NOT / THAT ALONE IN WHICH THEIR / BODIES ARE LAID BUT A HOME / IN THE MINDS OF MEN" / IN MEMORY OF / (NAMES) CENTRE PANLE, LOWER: ALSO THOSE WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN THE / WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) BASE: "HAVE MERCY UPON THEM LORD AND LET PERPETUAL LIGHT SHINE UPON THEM"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adie, William Arnold
Allbrighton, Alfred
Allen, John
Bailey, Joshha
Baker, Joseph
Ball, Albert Edward
Baxter, Arthur
Bealy, Oliver
Brain, George
Brain, Oliver John
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 61
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional,decorations
    Order of information: surname,forename,decorations,additional
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST GEORGE
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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