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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Redditch
Town
Redditch
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
The Bromsgrove Guild (Designer)
MESSRS SPRAGUE AND EVANS LTD (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: LORD WINDSOR MP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: ARCHDEACON OF WORCESTER
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32122
Current location

St Stephens Church
Church Green West
Redditch
Redditch
Hereford And Worcester
B97 4DY
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 040 676
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
OCTAGONAL CROSS AND SHAFT ON SQUARE PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED BASE. CARVING OF THE JAMES CLARK PICTURE, THE GREAT SACRIFICE, ON ONE SIDE.
Inscription
THE GREAT SACRIFICE/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN AND BOYS OF THE PARISH WHO WON THE GLORY OF THE LIFE LAID DOWN IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Frank
Ainge, Albert A
Allbutt, Sidney
Ames, John
Ames, Victor
Andrews, Alfred
Andrews, Harvey
Apperley, Harry
Banner, Horace
Bates, Albert V
See details for all 177 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 177
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 177
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 6400mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Redditch St Stephen 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
THE RELIEF OF THE GREAT SACRIFICE IS BADLY ERODED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Redditch Council

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