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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Yardley
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
William Bloye RBSA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: March 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17359
Current location

Inside church
south Wall of the west end
St Edburgha Church
Church Road
Yardley
Birmingham
West Midlands
B33 8NY
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 13496 86309
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A decorative board with raised inscription in the centre and is flanked by figures. The additional plain WW2 board added below the WW1 board. On the left of the upper board depicts a figure of a soldier in full battle dress facing right, on the right hand side is the figure of a woman and her child standing facing partly left. Both figures look towards each other. wrath in relief at the top centre of the WW1 board.
Inscription
FOR GOD FOR COUNTRY FOR HOME/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF YARDLEY/ WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 18/ (NAMES) / "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/ ALSO THE FOLLOWING/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, W
Arnold, W
Aston, Ae
Baker, W
Bradley, Wh
Bristow, Wg
Brougham, H
Brown, Fh
Byles, D
Caldicott, G
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 60
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 800MM, width 1150MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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