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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Solihull
Town
Elmdon
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
White & Sons (Mason)
Ceremony
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19686
Current location

In the Churchyard
close to the east roadside gate,
Elmdon Church ( St. Nicholas' Church )
Elmdon Park
Elmdon
Solihull
West Midlands
B92 9EJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 16231 82787
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Foundation stone, supporting rough-hewn memorial components comprising, a two-stepped square base surmounted by a rectangular sectioned, tapering plinth incorporating half-stop-chamfered upper vertical edges, followed by a rectangular sectioned, slightly tapering shaft and integrated Latin cross with webbed arms. Pinned lead lettering forms the inscription and names on front face of plinth.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN PROUD MEMORY OF THE / MEN OF ELMDON / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / TWO WORLD WARS / 1914 { (11 NAMES) } 1918 / AND 1939 -1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bolton, William
Britt, Albert
Britt, Henry
Britt, Sidney
Frost, Charles
Haynes, Charles
Jelfs, David
Latch, Clive
Pillinger, Fredrick
Seers, Percy
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 10 ft
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Elmdon 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
Costs

Site: £86

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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