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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Birmingham
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
LORD ROBERTS MEMORIAL WORKSHOPS (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22nd October 1920
    Attended by: SIR WILLIAM BOWATER
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
17328
Previous locations
  • GREET PRIMARY SCHOOL
    Birmingham
    Birmingham
    West Midlands
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SP 090 870
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
NOWY-HEADED COPPER PLAQUE WITH OAK SURROUND. INSCRIPTION RELIEF FOLIATE BORDER, WREATH IN RELIEF IN THE TOP CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE. NAMES OF THE FALLEN WITHIN A SHIELD DRAPED BY A GARLAND
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR / LIBERTY HONOUR JUSTICE / (NAMES) / IN MEMORIAM / (NAMES) / MEMBERS OF STAFF / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alder, H
Aldridge, H
Aldridge, J
Aldridge, J
Allcott, H
Allen, C
Allen, C
Allen, L
Allen, S
Amos, J
See details for all 504 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 571
    Served and returned: 526
    Died: 45
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname,rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 8FT, width 5FT 9IN
    Materials: Copper
Condition
History
1940: THE PLAQUE WENT MISSING AFTER THE SCHOOL WAS BOMBED ON THE NIGHT OF 11-DEC-1940. WHEN THE CHILDREN RETURNED TO THE SCHOOL ON 26-FEB-1941 IT WAS MISSING
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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