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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Birmingham
Town
Witton
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17697
Current location

WITTON CEMETERY
WITHIN PLOT 188
Moor La
Witton
Birmingham
West Midlands
B6 7AE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 080 910
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WALL WITH INSCRIPTION CARVED INTO THE STONE AT THE TOP AND BOTTOM. METAL PLAQUES PLACED IN THE CENTRE WITH NAMES IN RELIEF
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (NAMES)/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THESE MEMBERS OF HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOIR THIER COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 WHOSE GRAVES/ ARE IN THIS CEMETERY BUT ARE NOT MARKED BY SEPARATE HEADSTONES
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 59
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 59
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,age of death,additional
    Order of information: surname,additional,rank,regiment,year died,age of death
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 650MM, width 390MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Wall
    Measurements: height 1720MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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