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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Birmingham
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2012
Current location

Corridor near Security
Council House
Victoria Square
Birmingham
Birmingham
West Midlands
B1 1BD
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 06685 86913
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • BASKERVILLE HOUSE (COUNCIL OFF
    Broad St

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Large wood framed bronze plaque with decorative border beneath small nowy head enclosing six lists of names. Arms of the City of Birmingham in nowy head
Inscription
FORWARD / PUBLIC WORKS AND TOWN PLANNINGS DEPARTMENT/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/. THESE MEN DIED FOR US IN THE GREAT WARS: THEIR NAMES ARE/ RECORDED HERE THAT THE LIVING MAY HONOUR AND REMEMBER
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acock, A J
Allum, B G
Baker, R F
Ballard, A
Bayliss, F H
Bayliss, W F
Bellamy, A
Berry, J
Binyon, G
Bond, J
See details for all 105 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 106
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 106
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 50MM, height 1700MM, width 1750MM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
ACCORDING TO REPORT DATED DECEMBER 2000, MEMORIAL DUE TO BE RELOCATED TO THE COUNCIL HOUSE IN NEAR FUTURE
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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