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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Font or font cover
District
Solihull
Town
Catherine De Barnes
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 08th November 1970
    Attended by: REV RAYMOND WILKINSON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17551
Current location

ST CATHERINES CHURCH
Catherine De Barnes
Solihull
West Midlands
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 170 800
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
OCTAGONAL OAK PLINTH, STAND AND PLATFORM WITH A CERAMIC BOWL. OAK LID OVER THE BOWL. BRASS PLAQUES ATTACHED TO THE SIDE AND THE TOP OF THE FONT
Inscription
PLAQUE AROUND BOWL: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF MEN BELOVED OF CATHERINE DE BARNES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) PLAQUE ON LID: IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE FROM CATHERINE DE BARNES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Edwin John
Badger, William T
Beacham, Joseph
Beaufort, Harold
Blizzard, Harry
Cockayne, Sydney A
Cull, Cornellus
Heywood, Albert B
James, Christopher
Knight, Henry G
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment
    Order of information: rank,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank,regiment
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 540MM, height 920MM, width 540MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: C £74

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ST CATHERINES CHURCH COMMITTEE

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