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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lichfield
Town
Alrewas
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Gilbert Bayes RBS (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 3 September 1999
    Attended by: RECTOR OF LIVERPOOL
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18248
Current location

National Memorial Arboretum
Croxall Rd
Alrewas
Lichfield
Staffordshire
DE13 7AR
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 188 147
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • IN THE GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE
    ROYAL AND SUN ALLIANCE
    Badgers Rake La
    Ledsham
    Chester
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 350 740
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
GREEN MARBLE TABLET WITH SEMI-CRENELLATED TOP SET INTO STONE BASE. INSCRIPTION AND NAMES ON THREE WHITE MARBLE TABLETS SET INTO THE GREEN MARBLE. WW2 TABLET IS MOUNTED NEXT TO IT BRONZE OIL LAMP WITH FLAME IS AT THE TOP OF THE TABLET A WREATH AND RIBBON IS AT THE BASE. BETWEEN THE TWO TABLETS ARE A BRONZE LAUREL BRANCH AND ABOVE THEM IS A BRONZE FIGURE OF ST GEORGE KILLING THE DRAGON
Inscription
1914 1918 / ROLL OF / HONOUR / (Names) / TO THE MEMORY OF MEMBERS OF / THE STAFF OF THE / SUN INSURANCE OFFICE / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, W
Baker, G L
Ballard, R F C
Barnes, H C
Barron, T
Cassera, E
Champion, C
Costello, A G
Cox, C F A
Davis, H C
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Green
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
History
2003: TRAINING SITE IS TO BE SOLD AND NEW HOME IS BEING SOUGHT FOR THE MEMORIALS 2003/2004: Most of the memorials located in the Royal Sun Alliance Garden were moved to the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. However the re-siting of this memorial has not yet been confirmed
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
ROYAL AND SUNALLIANCE
Reference
  • Liverpool Daily Post 15 Feb. 1999
  • Gilbert Bayes: Sculptor 1872-1953 by Louise Irvine and Paul Atterbury pp.44,46 Published:Richard Dennis 1998 Shepton Beauchamp Dates memorial of two tablets as c1950.

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