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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Solihull
Town
Knowle
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Unknown
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 04 November 2018
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17560
Current location

At the south west entrance to the churchyard
Knowle Parish Church
1717 High Street
Knowle
Solihull
West Midlands
B93 0LN
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 18222 76733
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A simple red sandstone tri-cornered cross on a square base mounted on an octagonal plinth which is set on a large rough pavestoned area, a dedication to WW1 and WW2 is on the front face only. Behind the cross are 3 sandstone triangular pillars cut at an angle at the top. Each pillar has one word on the top (Lest, We and Forget) and names from WW1, WW2 and 'Other Conflicts' on the left and right front faces of each pillar.
Inscription
Cross base: WORLD WAR II/ 1939-1945 Cross plinth: (3 crosses)/ TO THE GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914-1919./ WHOSE NAMES ARE RECORDED/ IN THE SOLDIERS CHAPEL Column 1 top face: LEST Column 1 left face: WW1/ (names) Column 1 right face: (names) Column 2 top face: WE Column 2 left face: (names) Column 2 right face: (names) Column 3 top face: FORGET Column 3 left face: (names)/ WW2/ (names) Column 3 right face: (names)/ OTHER CONFLICTS/ (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, John J.
Abrahall, Raymond L.
Adams, Joseph
Adams, Leonard
Aldington, Frank
Aldis, James R.
Andrews, Joseph R.
Astle, Alexander A.
Balkwill, John
Barber, Alfred G.
See details for all 130 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 94
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 94
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname, forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname, forename
  • Unknown
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname, forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c3500
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth c900, height c1500, width c900
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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