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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Dudley
Town
Lower Gornal
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48073
Current location

Outside Memorial Hall
opposite Church
MEMORIAL HALL
Church St
Lower Gornal
Dudley
West Midlands
DY3 2AP
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 91698 91238
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square plinth surmounted by plain latin cross. Dedicatory inscription on the front face of plinth. Names on four separate stone tablets placed on the wall behind the cross.
Inscription
CROSS: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF LOWER GORNAL/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ 1914 - 1918/ "MAY THEY REST IN PEACE" TABLETS ONE AND FOUR: (NAMES) TABLETS TWO AND THREE: WORLD WAR II/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amphlett, F
Baker, T W
Bishop, G T
Blackham, W
Bowen, G
Bowyer, F F
Bradley, A
Bradley, D
Bradley, S
Bradshaw, C
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 68
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 68
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: Initial, surname,decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, decorations
    Order of information: surname, forename, decorations
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2460 mm, width 1700 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: height 940 mm, width 460 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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