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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lichfield
Town
Wall
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13762

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Current location

St John's Church
Green Lane
Wall
Lichfield
Staffordshire
B78 3AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 17979 04865
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
MARBLE TABLET WITH INSCRIPTION IN BLACK CROSS WITH A CROWN AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE TABLET
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF THE BRAVE / MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE / EMPIRE IN THE WAR FROM 1914 - 1919 / (NAMES) / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, / THAT / A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" / ALSO OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) / "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, F M
Allsopp, E
Bennett, G H
Child, A
Craddock, A V
Craddock, G E
Elson, A W
Elson, B
Elson, R E
Linney, J
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height c.914 mm, width c.914 mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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