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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Birmingham
Town
Stechford
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19529
Current location

Crossroads of Albert St
Lyttelton Road and Yardley Fields Road
Albert Rd
Stechford
Birmingham
West Midlands
B33
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 12816 86851
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall octagonal Latin Cross and plinth on octagonal three-stepepd base, set on a circular traffic island.
Inscription
ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF STETCHFORD WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ THEY NOBLY RESPONDED TO THE CALL OF DUTY AND DIED THAT BRITAIN MIGHT HONOUR HER PLEDGED WORD AGAINST AGGRESSION AMD THAT GOOD FAITH, TRUTH AND JUSTICE SHOULD PREVAIL AMONG THE NATIONS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 51
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 12FT
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Stechford War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2009: Restoration work funded by Birmingham City Council. Included a clean of the granite.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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