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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Dudley
Town
Wall Heath
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48126
Current location

Church of the Ascension.
Dudley Road
Wall Heath
Dudley
West Midlands
DY6 9AH
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 88118 89646
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rough hewn obelisk on a rectangular base surmounted by rectangular block plinth bearing an inscription in black lettering on the sides. Wreath with ribbon carved in relief on the 3 o'clock face of the plinth
Inscription
6 o'clock face: ERECTED / TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF/ WALL HEATH/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY 3 o'clock face: 1914 - 1918 9 o'clock face: 1939 - 45 WAR/ (Names) 12 o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bennett, J
Billingsley, H
Billingsley, M
Bourne, R
Crook, C
Hall, G
Hill, W
Hughes, F
Jones, F A
Jones, W J
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 3050mm, width 1070mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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