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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Birmingham
Town
Witton
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17324
Current location

WITTON CEMETERY
Moor La
Witton
Birmingham
West Midlands
B6 7AE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 080 910
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WALL WITH INSCRIPTION CARVED INTO THE STONE AT THE TOP AND BOTTOM. METAL PLAQUES PLACED IN THE CENTRE WITH NAMES IN RELIEF LATIN CROSS IN LOW RELIEF ABOVE THE WW2 NAMES
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (NAMES)/ 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945/ ON THESE PANELS ARE COMMEMORATED THESE MEMBERS/ OF HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF/ THEIR COUNTRY AND WHO LIE BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, G
Allen, J F
Andrews, E
Appleby, H
Arnold, B
Ash, J T
Ashby, T
Ashford, F
Astle, A
Aston, W
See details for all 271 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 253
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 253
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,additional
    Order of information: surname,additional,rank,regiment,year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment,year died
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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