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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Undefined
Town
Swan Village, Woodsetton
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
R L JONES AND SONS (DUDLEY) LTD (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 2015
    Attended by: Rev C Wickins
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48122
Current location

Junction of Parkes Hall Road and Sedgley Road
Sedgley Road
Swan Village
Woodsetton
West Midlands
DY1 4LJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 93550 92852
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Mount Tabor Methodist New Connection Chapel (Redundant)
    Sedgley Road
    Woodsetton
    Dudley
    West Midlands
    DY1 4NE
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SO 940 926
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Stepped-base surmounted by plinth, tapered column and wheel cross. Inscription on faces of plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: ERECTED/ BY/ PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ KILLED AND IN HONOUR/ OF THE MEN WHO WENT/ FROM WOODSETTON TO/ FIGHT IN THE GREAT/ EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1918 3 o'clock face: KILLED IN ACTION/ OR DIED OF WOUNDS/ WOODSETTON/ (Names)/ PARKES HALL/ (Names) 9 o'clock face: KILLED IN ACTION/ OR DIED OF WOUNDS/ SWAN VILLAGE (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bate, J
Braden, A
Bullock, H
Caddick, F
Darby, H
Darby, J
Ellis, A
Fellows, R
Franklin, J
Gibbons, H
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forename, additional
    Order of information: additional,surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth c1041mm, height c14ft, width c1041mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • Woodsetton War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2012: Memorial still located outside redundant chapel but in poor condition. Restoration work under consideration. 2001: Chapel closed and building sold. Memorial in good condition but relocation plans being considered.
Costs

Site: £25000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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