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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Hockley
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43338
Current location

St Peters Church (redundant)
George Street
Hockley
Birmingham
West Midlands
SS5 6AE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 82583 93386
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO TRIANGULAR HEADED AND GLASS FRONTED WOODEN BOARDS WITH METAL LETTERING
Inscription
BOARD ONE: JESU MERCY, GRANT THESE ETERNAL REST AND/ ST PETER'S PARISH ROLL OF HONOUR/ (NAMES)/ MAY LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM. AMEN BOARD TWO: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ ST PETER'S PARISH ROLL OF HONOUR/ (NAMES)/ THAT A MAN LAY DOW HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, T G
Amies, Roger W
Archard, F J
Astley, J
Bacon, J
Baglin, J H
Bicknall, G H
Bridger, R
Broadbent, W
Brown, C
See details for all 118 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 238
    Served and returned: 119
    Died: 119
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 9650MM, width 8875MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
2001: CHURCH WAS MADE REDUNDANT ON 1ST MARCH AND THE FUTURE OF THE BUILDING IS UNDECIDED. THE BOARDS MAY BE MOVED TO ST JOHNS CHURCH, DARNLEY RD, LADYWOOD, BIRMINGHAM. B16 8TF 1990: THE BOARDS WERE FOUND IN THE ORGAN LOFT AND AS PART OF THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CHURCH THEY WERE TIDIED UP AND RE-DISPLAYED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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