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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Handsworth
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51955
Current location

ST JAMES CHURCH
St James Rd
Handsworth
Birmingham
West Midlands
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 030 900
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
MARBLE TABLET DIVIDED INTO FIVE SECTIONS EACH WITH A CURVED ARCH ABOVE IT
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRAEFUL MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO GAVE UP THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ "DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY ON BAPTISTERY TABLE: THIS BAPTISTERY AND PORCH/ WERE ERECTED BY PARISHIONERS AND FRIENDS/ TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THOSE WHOSE NAMES APPEAR ON THE/ WAR MEMORIAL/ 1914-1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, F G
Akcrs, H
Albutt, F
Aldridge, C
Baigent, J
Bamford, E
Barnes, A F
Barnes, W
Barnett, W T
Barrell, C W
See details for all 183 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 368
    Served and returned: 184
    Died: 184
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 160MM, height 1750MM, width 2300MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ST JAMES CHURCH

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