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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Wyre Forest
Town
Kidderminster
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
SIR GEORGE GILBERT SCOTT RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 05th February 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32422
Current location
  • ON THE NORTH WALL OF THE NAVE
    ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS CHURCH
    Kidderminster
    Wyre Forest
    Hereford And Worcester
    DY10 2JN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SO 830 769
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE FOR WW1 AND WW2 SET WITHIN A HIGHLY ORNATE SURRMOUNTED. BOOK PLACED BEHIND GRILLE AT THE CENTRE BASE OF THE SURROUND WITH FIGURE IN A NICHE ABOVE IT AND SMALLER FIGURES ABOVE THAT. MARBLE BACKGROUND BEHIND THE MAIN FIGURE AND WHOLE SURROUND IS FORMED BY FOREST OF DEAN STONE. TWO VASES ON SHELF BENEATH MAIN FIGURE IS OF VICTORY WITH UPLIFTED SWORD IN ONE HAND AND LAUREL WREATH IN THE OTHER. TWO SMALLER FIGURES ARE OF ST GEOREG AND ST JOAN OF ARC
Inscription
WW1 SECTION: COVER: ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS/ KIDDERMINSTER/ THE/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ OF THE MEN OF THE/ PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ AND/ THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945 INSIDE PAGE, LEFT: ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS/ KIDDERMINSTER/ LAWRENCE BANKS SLADEN M.A./ VICAR/ HON. CONANON OF WORCESTER CATHEDRAL/ PROCTER ON CONVOCATION INSIDE PAGE, RIGHT: THE MEN/ WHOSE NAMES ARE RECORDED IN/ THIS/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ WERE OF/ THE COMPANY OF THOSE WHO AT/ THE CALL OF THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM/ ENDURED HARDNESS/ FACED DANGER/ AND FINALLY PASSED/ OUT OF SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH/ OF/ DUTY AND SELF-SACRIFICE/ GIVING UP THEIR OWN LIVES/ THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE/ IN/ FREEDOM/ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT/ THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN/ (NAMES) WW2 SECTION: LEFT PAGE: THIS BOOK/ RECALLS THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO/ FROM THIS ANCIENT PARISH/ FOUGHT IN THEIR COUNTRY'S CAUSE/ IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR/ DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI/ (HOW SWEET AND ENNOBLING TO DIED FOR ONE'S COUNTRY)/ MAY THEIR SACRIFICE NOT BE IN VAIN! RIGHT PAGE: KIDDERMINSTER PARISH/ CHURCH/ ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS/ THE ROLL OF HONOUR/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR II/ 1939 - 1945/ COMPILED 19TH JANUARY, 1947/ REGINALD BRADLEY JOLLY, M.A./ HON. CANON OF WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL/ (NAMES) VASES: IN THE MORNING/ AND IN THE EVENING/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 333
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 333
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: surname,forename,decorations,rank,manner of death,place of death,year died
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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