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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Solihull
Town
Knowle
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17561
Current location

PARISH CHURCH
Knowle
Solihull
West Midlands
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 182 768
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CHAPEL WITH ORNATE STONE SCREEN. INSIDE ON THE WALLS IS A DEDICATORY STONE TABLET AND FIVE METAL PLAQUES WITH THE NAMES OF THE FALLEN IN RELIEF ON THEM. STAINED GLASS WINDOWS TO INDIVIDUALS IN THE CHAPEL IN ONE OF THE WINDOWS IS THE IMAGE OF A SOLDIER PRAYING
Inscription
SCREEN: REMEMBER IN CHRIST THOSE WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR TABLET: REMEMBER ALL THOSE, / THE BRAVE AND THE TRUE, / WHO HAVE DIED / THE DEATH OF HONOUR, / AND ARE DEPARTED IN / THE HOPE OF RESURRECTION / TO ETERNAL LIFE, / IN THAT PLACE OF LIGHT / WHENCE SORROW & MOURNING / ARE FAR BANISHED. / GIVE THEM REST & PEACE. / GRANT THIS, O FATHER, / FOR THE SAKE OF / JESUS CHRIST OUR SAVIOUR / AND REDEEMER. AMEN / PLAQUE ONE: THESE ARE THEY / (NAMES) PLAQUE TWO: WHO GAVE / (NAMES) PLAQUE THREE: THEIR LIVES FOR / (NAMES) PLAQUE FOUR: THEIR FRIENDS / (NAMES) PLAQUE FIVE: PRO FRATRIBUS NOSTRIS / ABSENTIBUS / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Joseph
Aldington, Frank
Andrews, Joseph Richard
Astle, Alexander Arthur
Balkwill, John
Barber, Alfred
Bartlett, Alfred
Batsford, William
Baulcombe, Frank
Baulcombe, Frederick Clifford
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 81
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 81
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: regiment,rank,forename,decorations
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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