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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Aston
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38589
Current location

St Peter and St Pauls Church
Witton Lane
Aston
Birmingham
West Midlands
B6 6QA
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 08199 89889
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TABLET WREATH ABOVE NAMES
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE PARISHIONERS AND/ OTHER MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ THIS TABLET HAS BEEN ERECTED AND THE ERDINGTON CHAPEL/ FURNISHED FOR DIVINE SERVICE/ SONS OF THISPLACE LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID/ THAT YOU WHO LIVE ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD/ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT YOU LIVE MAY REAP/ A RICHER HARVEST ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, A B
Adkins, F
Alcock, P
Alder, A
Aldridge, F
Allen, W
Allison, F C
Allison, J M
Allkins, W S
Allport, E J
See details for all 617 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 617
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 617
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 50MM, height 1800MM, width 3000MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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