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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Walsall
Town
Walsall Wood
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17635
Current location

PARISH CHURCH
Walsall Wood
Walsall
West Midlands
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 040 030
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CELTIC CROSS SET UPON A SMALL PAVED AREA WITH FOUR SMALL GRANITE POSTS FOR RAILS WHICH NO LONGER EXIST AROUND IT
Inscription
TO THE/GLORY OF GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF THE /WALSALL WOOD MEN/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/HONOUR AND FREEDOM/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918 'GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/THAN THIS/THAT A MAN LAY DOWN/HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS'/THEIR DEEDS WILL LIVE/FOR EVERMORE'
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 112
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 112
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Walsall Wood War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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