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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bromsgrove
Town
Hagley
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Gulf War (1990-1991)
Maker
MESSRS C R DAVIS AND SONS (Builder)
MR SCOTT DAVIES OF DUDLEY (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14th May 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14th May 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Worcester
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32145
Current location

Junction of Park Road and Kidderminster Road
60 Park Road
Hagley
Bromsgrove
Hereford And Worcester
DY9 0QF
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 91043 80561
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped base surmounted by three-stepped plinth, octagonal pedestal, shaft and cross. The cross features a carved sword and crown. Bronze wreaths are attached on the sides of the pedestal. Raised inscription and names on metal plaques, which mounted on the sides of the plinth.
Inscription
6 O'clock: THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ THIS CROSS WAS HUMBLY ERECTED TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR GOD KING AND COUNTRY LOVED ONES AT HOME AND THE FREEDOM OF THE WORLD/ (Names)/ LET THOSE WHO COME HEREAFTER SEE THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN Plaque: (Names)/ 1914 - 1918/ (Name)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Name)/ Gulf War 3 and 9 O'clock: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" ALSO TO THE MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO FELL IN/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bennett, C Tudor
Betts, Alfred Francis
Bingham, Eric Buller
Brice, Thomas Je
Burns, Harold Victor
Bury, Charles Patrick
Collins, John
Cookson, Bernard
Cowgill, Peter James
Davies, William
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
  • Gulf War (1990-1991)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • Hagley 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
1963: THE CROSS WAS MOVED ABOUT 40 YARDS TO CURRENT POSITION DUE TO ROAD IMPROVEMENTS
Costs

Site: £500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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