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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wolverhampton
Town
Old Heath
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17685
Current location

ROADSIDE
Deans Rd
Old Heath
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 920 990
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO-STEPPED SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. ADDITIONAL TABLET FOR WW2 PLACED AGAINST THE STEP ON THE 12 O'CLOCK FACE
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO/ THE/ MEMORY/ OF THE BRAVE MEN/ WHO GAVE THIER LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914/ 1919/ THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE/ (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: TO/ THE/ MEMORY/ OF THE BRAVE MEN/ WHO GAVE THIER LIVES/ IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 1945/ (NAMES) OTHER FACES: (NAMES) TABLET: IN MEMORY OF CIVILIANS / KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, H
Badger, H
Banks, T
Banks, W
Bate, H
Bateman, E
Beckett, G
Bills, W
Bisby, R A
Brown, J
See details for all 72 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 60
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
C 2000: CROSS WAS RESTORED. BADLY CRACKED BASE WAS REPAIRED, WW2 TABLET HAD SPLIT IN HALF AND WAS REPLACED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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