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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Solihull
Town
Olton
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19471
Current location

This church was Congregational until the URC Church was formed in 1972
and was closed in 2018
The OIton Ptoject- a Muslim Community Centre
Kineton Green Road
Olton
Solihull
West Midlands
B92 7EB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 130 820
Denomination: Muslim

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD. RED CROSS EMBLEM ON THE PLAQUE
Inscription
DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 1919/ THIS ROOM WAS LENT BY/ THE OLTON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH/ TO THE 56TH WARWICKSHIRE V.A.D./ FOR USE AS A RED CROSS/ AUXILIARY HOSPITAL (ATTACHED/ TO THE 1ST BIRMINGHAM WAR HOSPITAL/ REDNAL). 819 WOUNDED WERE/ NURSED AND TENDED HERE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 280MM, width 400MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH AUTHORITIES

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