© WMR-13752

Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
Tamworth
Town
Tamworth
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
WALTER HENRY GILBERT, HARVEY AND WICKS, MESSRS JACKSON AND SON
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 29th May 1924
    Attended by: HRH THE DUKE OF YORK KG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13752
Current location
  • TAMWORTH HOSPITAL (REDUNDANT)
    Tamworth
    Tamworth
    Staffordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 220 030
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
WARD WING AND OUT-PATIENTS HALL WITH DEDICATORY PLAQUES AND LISTS OF THE FALLEN INSIDE THE HALL. MAIN MEMORIAL TABLET IS BRONZE. OVER THE INSCRIPTION IS A RELIEF CROSS WITH LAUREL RELIEF. AT REACH CORNER IS AN ENGLISH ROSE. TWO FURTHER BRONZE TABLETS ON EACH SIDE OF THE ENTRANCE TO THE HALL BEAR THE NAMES OF THE MEN WHO DIED.
Inscription
MAIN TABLET - THEY WHOM THIS HALL / COMMEMORATES WERE / NUMBERED AMONG THOSE / WHO AT THE CALL OF KING / AND COUNTRY LEFT ALL THAT / WAS DEAR TO THEM, ENDURED / HARDNESS, FACED DANGER, & FINALLY PASSED OUT OF THE / SIGHT OF MEN BY THE / PATH OF DUTY AND SELF- / SACRIFICE, GIVING UP THEIR LIVES THAT OTHERS / MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM. / LET THOSE THAT COME AFTER SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAME BE NOT FORGOTTEN TWO PLAQUES ON EITHER SIDE - THESE WALLS RECORD THE NAMES OF 608 MEN / OF TAMWORTH AND NEIGHBOURHOOD WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR OF 1914-1918 / NAMES UNDER EACH DISTRICT IN TAMWORTH
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 608
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 608
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: surname
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £12000

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

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