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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bromsgrove
Town
Finstall
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS FRALEY (Builder)
MR PHILIP GREEN (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 04th December 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20
Current location

NEW ROAD AND FINSTALL ROAD
167 New Road
Finstall
Bromsgrove
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 96813 69470B6
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, PEDESTAL, TAPERING SHAFT AND SMALL CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PEDESTAL AND PLINTH. METAL RAILINGS SURROUND THE MEMORIAL
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR /1914-1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ ALSO TO THOSE WHO FELL/ 1939-1945 3,9 AND 12 O'CLOCK FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 42
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename,decorations
    Order of information: forename,decorations
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 12ft
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Aston Fields War Memorial including railings
  • 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
C 1990: RAILINGS RUSTED AT THE BASE AND WERE RESTORED BY THE LOCAL COUNCIL NAMES PAINTED AND RECUT WHEN NECESSARY DATE UNKNOWN: NAMES OF 3 WW1 MEN AND 1 WW2 MAN WHO HAD BEEN OMITTED WERE ADDED
Costs

Site: £250
Memorial: FREE

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

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