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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Tamworth
Town
Twogates
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: June 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38411
Current location

TWOGATES WORKING MENS CLUB
Dosthill Rd
Twogates
Tamworth
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 210 010
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • ST PETERS CHURCH
    Twogates
    Tamworth
    Staffordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
SIMPLE OIL PAINTING DEPICTING MEMORIAL CROSS SURROUNDED BY FLOWERS AND GRASS. ASSOCIATED PLAQUE BEARS INSCRIPTION IN INCISED BLACK LETTERING.
Inscription
(ON PLAQUE):TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE BRAVE AND HONOURED/ MEMORY OF THE GLORIOUS DEAD/ OF/ TWO GATES/ WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ 1914-1918/ REST ETERNAL GRANT UNTO THEM/ O LORD AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL/ SHINE UPON THEM (ON PAINTING): TO REMEMBER/ (NAMES)/ 1914 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Austin, S
Bealey, P
Brookes, G H
Broughton, D
Brown, G H
Edney, J J
Lees, W
Lunn, W
Morgan, W H
Owen, W H
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,manner of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: height C 1FT, width C 2FT
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
PLAQUE ORIGINALLY ATTACHED TO A WOODEN LECTURN (NIWM38413) NOW LOST.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
R BRITISH LEGION AND TWOGATES WORKING MENS CLUB

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