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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Handsworth
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38641
Current location

TRINITY METHODIST CHURCH
Rookery Rd
Handsworth
Birmingham
West Midlands
B21 9PR
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 030 900
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
PLAQUE REGIMENTAL BADGE ABOVE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ MAJOR HERBERT WHITEHOUSE RFA/ (C/34TH ARMY BRIGADE, RFA)/ KILLED IN FRANCE ON THE 23RD MARCH 1918/ IN THE 23RD YEAR OF HIS AGE/ FIFTH SON OF PHILIP AND CLARA ELLIS WHITEHOUSE/ "MOOREFIELDS", HANDSWORTH WOOD/ BORN 13TH MAY 1895/ A DEVOTED SON, A LOVING BROTHER, A FAITHFUL FRIEND. BELOVED BY ALL./ THIS TABLET IS PLACED HERE AS A TOKEN OF UNDYING AFFECTION/ BY HIS FATHER, MOTHER, BROTHERS AND SISTERS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Whitehouse, Herbert
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 50MM, height 300MM, width 300MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH PROPERTY COMMITTEE

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