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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Birmingham
Town
Handsworth
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR BENJAMIN J WARREN (Designer)
MR BENJAMIN J WARREN (Builder)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38692
Current location

IN THE HALL
HANDSWORTH GRAMMAR SCHOOL
Grove La
Handsworth
Birmingham
West Midlands
B21 9ET
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 030 900
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH FIGURES DEPICTED IN IT. NINE FIGURES DEPICTING THE GENEALOGICAL TREE OF BRITISH VALOUR DEPICTED IN THE WINDOW. THE FIGURES ARE, FROM TOP TO BOTTOM, SERVUCEMAN, OLIVER CROMWELL, ADM LORD NELSON, DRAKE, KING WILLIAM I, KING HENRY V, KING ALFRED, ST GEORGE AND SIR GALAHAD. THE ARMS OF THE SCHOOL, THE ROYAL ARMS AND THE ARMS OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, IRELAND AND WALES ARE ALSO DEPICTED.
Inscription
WINDOW: 1914 - 1918/ ALL THESE WERE/ HONOURED IN THEIR/ GENERATIONS AND/ WERE THE GLORY/ OF THEIR TIMES/ TO THE EVERLASTING/ MEMORY OF THE OLD/ BOYS OF THIS SCHOOL/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnett, H
Beck, P H
Billington, W J
Boraston, R J
Bowen, R F
Brettell, F B
Butler, L S L
Chamberlain, G H
Chipman, J D
Coverdale, F W
See details for all 77 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 77
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 77
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 156
    Served and returned: 78
    Died: 78
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
SCHOOL GOVERNORS

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