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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Witton
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28357
Current location

By the Main Gate
IMI PLC Kynochj Works
Brookvale Rd
Witton
Birmingham
West Midlands
B6 7BA
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 080 910
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone tablet set into a stone block frame against the wall. ICI logo at top. Inscription in black lettering.
Inscription
ICI/ IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES/ LIMITED/ KYNOCH WORKS/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN &/ WOMEN OF THESE WORKS WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD/ WAR OF 1939 - 1945/ HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES/ (Names)/ CIVILIAN/ (Names)/ THEY DIED IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Fredk H
Ashwell, Raymond A
Barr, Stewart
Bassett, Jack
Bird, William R
Bishop, William
Blakemore, C
Booker, Fred E
Brean, Kenneth R
Brooks, Sidney W
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 64
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 64
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: surname,additional,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 3000MM, width C 2000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
IMI

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