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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Birmingham
Town
Northfield
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38661
Current location

ROYAL BRITISH LEGION HQ
Quarry La
Northfield
Birmingham
West Midlands
B31 2PY
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 019 789
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
VERY PLAIN LATIN CROSS ON THREE STEP BASE
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD/ AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM/ NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM IN MEMORY OF ALL THOSE WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY 12 O'CLOCK FACE: WHEN YOU GO HOME/ TELL THEM OF US AND SAY/ FOR YOUR TOMORROW/ WE GAVE OUR TODAY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 510MM, height 720MM, width 920MM
    Materials: Marble - Grey
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 1040MM, width 530MM
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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