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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Dudley
Town
Kingswinford
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48068
Current location

On the outside wall of the Church grounds in the street
situated near the Lynch gate.
St. Mary's Church.
The Village
Kingswinford
Dudley
West Midlands
DY6 8AY
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 89365 89314
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
On the boundary of the church, an oak wood, gabled crucifix with figure of Jesus set on a stone base, within a curved wall with small pillars either end. Dedicatory inscription at the top of the wall and four separate lead plaques with the names of the fallen in alphabetical order.
Inscription
A M G IN HONOUR OF THE MEN WHO FROM THIS PARISH FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/THEIR/NAME/LIVETH FOR/EVERMORE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, M Z
Alldritt, J
Bennett, J
Billingsley, H
Billingsley, J E
Billingsley, M
Bishop, G T
Bourne, R
Bradley, J
Broadway, B A
See details for all 71 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 71
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname.
    Order of information: Surname, initials.
Components
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: height c.3660 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Wall
    Measurements: height 1980 mm
    Materials: Brick
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: height 760 mm, width 300 mm
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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