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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Organ or organ part
District
Sandwell
Town
West Bromwich
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
S Taylor and Son (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27th February 1922
    Attended by: Maj Gen Sir Arthur Reginald Hoskins KCB CMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48074
Current location

Hall
Phoenix Collegiate Academy (formerly Menzies High School)
Clarkes Lane
West Bromwich
Sandwell
West Midlands
B71 2BX
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 00334 93414
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • West Bromwich Grammar School
    Lodge Road
    West Bromwich
    Sandwell
    West Midlands
    B70
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SP 001 912
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Memorial Organ: wooden structure with 27 metal pipes. Dedicatory memorial board within shallow cupboard directly above organ keyboard. Names in two columns. Memorial board is kept within shallow cupboard with doors. On outside of doors are painted two knights in medieval armoured dress. Ornamental carving on outside borders of doors. Reliefs on insides of doors of ornate wheel cross. "1914" and "1919" carved in centre of heads of crosses.
Inscription
LORD KEEP THEIR MEMORY GREEN/ OLYMPIANS/ TROJANS/ GREEKS/ PRO PATRIA/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY RELATIVES AND/ FRIENDS IN UNDYING MEMORY /OF THE OLD BOYS OF THIS SCHOOL/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Frank A
Adams, Frederick
Alexander, Harry
Allen, Cyril
Allsopp, Zeph
Arblaster, Arthur
Arnold, George
Arnold, Herbert
Arnold, Samuel
Arnold, Sidney
See details for all 318 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Organ or Organ part
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal, Wood
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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