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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Dudley
Town
Oldswinford
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
The Bromsgrove Guild (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22nd July 1917
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38649

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Current location

In the North Porch
St Marys Church
Rectory Rd
Oldswinford
Dudley
West Midlands
DY8 1HA
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 90799 83189
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden shrine with five metal plaques listing all who served
Inscription
Centre Panel: THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES/ AND SLEEP IN MANY LANDS/ THAT (...) LIVE AT PEACE/ (Names) Outer Panels: (Names) Base: REMEMBER / THE MEN OF THE / PARISH OF OLDSWINFORD / WHO HAVE / SERVED THEIR COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abel, F W
Abel, G T
Abel, G T
Abel, J A
Adams, Ernest
Adams, Joseph
Aldington, W
Allchurch, Harold
Bache, R V
Baggott, Arthur
See details for all 148 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 365
    Served and returned: 295
    Died: 70
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 450mm, width 650mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
1970'S: MEMORIAL WAS ORIGINALLY LOCATED IN A SMALL GARDEN BESIDE THE MAIN GATEWAY. HOWEVER, IT WAS IN A POOR CONDITION SO THE THEN RECTOR, CANON H LEWIS, DISMANTLED IT AND REASSEMBLED THE ESSENTIAL PARTS IN THE PORCH. STONE BASE ON WHICH IT ORIGINALLY STOOD IS STILL IN SITU.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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