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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
Birmingham
Town
Handsworth
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38689
Current location

ST AUGUSTINES RC CHURCH
Avenue Rd
Handsworth
Birmingham
West Midlands
B21 8ED
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 030 900
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY CARVED WOODEN FIGURE OF CHRIST. DEDIACTORY METAL PLAQUE PLACED ON THE FRONT OF THE BASE HEART WITH SUNBURST AROUND IT CARVED ONTO THE LEFT BREAST OF THE FIGURE
Inscription
THIS STATUE IS IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF ST. AUGUSTINE'S/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ AND IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ (NAMES/ PRAY FOR THE REPOSE/ OF THEIR SOULS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Balnaves, B
Balnaves, F
Bennett, E
Bradshaw, P
Cox, A
Mcpike, W
Moseley, A
Shaw, R
Sullivan, J
Thompson, M
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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