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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Dudley
Town
Oldswinford
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
J. M. Tate and Sons, Cradley (Builder)
Messrs. Webb and Gray, Stourbridge (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1930
    Attended by: Lt/Col. C. Milward, Chairman Worcestersire County Council/Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1930
    Attended by: Bishop of Worcester
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48106
Current location

King Edward VI College
Lower High St
Oldswinford
Dudley
West Midlands
DY8 1TD
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 90044 84521
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial in Great Hall. Triple stained glass window including representations of Heraldic features (arms of Foleys, Lytteltons),and St. George, George V, Edward VI, Philip Haley and the Christian virtues. Below window are two stone columns bearing list of names. WW2 is represented by series of four rectangular metal plaques on front of balcony with names inscribed in gold.
Inscription
Pillars: PRO DEO ET REGE/ET PATRIA/...../...../(NAMES) Plaques: TO THE / GLORIOUS MEMORY / OF THE OLD BOYS / OF THIS SCHOOL / WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES FOR THEIR / COUNTRY IN THE / WORLD WAR / 1939-1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, R H
Adshead, H
Akehurst, L C
Aleander, C W
Allchurch, A E
Allchurch, S
Allden, A V
Ashcroft, E S
Bache, C E
Ball, G H
See details for all 254 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 57
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 76
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Window
    Measurements: height 8000 mm, width 5000 mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Hall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Memorial from Old Boys Subscriptions. Included a Roll of Honour in book form, printed in 1919 with 502 names in all.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
The College Governors

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