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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Birmingham
Town
Pype Hays
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1998
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17649
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
St Marys Cl
Pype Hays
Birmingham
West Midlands
B24 0NN
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 110 910
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SQUAT TAPERING OBELISK IN POLISHED MARBLE, ON SINGLE STEP AND SET IN SMALL MEMORIAL GARDEN INCISED LATIN CROSS ABOVE NAMES
Inscription
WE NAME BEFORE GOD/ THESE FROM OUR HOMES AND PARISH/ WHO HAVE LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE CAUSE OF PEACE AND FREEDOM/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 92
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 92
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 2400MM, width 1200MM
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
History
VANDALISED AND REPAIRED SINCE UNVEILING - COST #370 TO ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
ROYAL BRITISH LEGION

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