At present no image of this war memorial is available for online display. If you have a photograph of this war memorial, please send it to [email protected] for inclusion on the Register. The image will be credited to yourself and free for reuse for non-commercial purposes by others under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

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
51956
Current location

ST JAMES CHURCH
St James Rd
Handsworth
Birmingham
West Midlands
England

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

View location on Google Maps
Description
BRONZE PLAQUE ON OAK BACKBOARD
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN DEAR AND HONOURED MEMORY OF/ CAPTAIN JOHN THEODORE SPENCER WESTON/ 3RD BATTALION ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE/ REGIMENT/ ATTACHED 1ST BATTALION ROYAL BERKSHIRE REGIMENT/ AGED 23 YOUNGER SON ST AND A DARBY WESTON/ KILLED IN ACTION AT CUINCHY 20TH AUGUST 1915/ MILITARY CROSS FOR GALLANT CONDUCT AND DEVOTION/ TO DUTY, NOTABLY AT RICHENBOURG/ TWICE MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Weston, John Theodore Spencer
See details
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 30MM, height 550MM, width 970MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
ST JAMES CHURCH

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-51956

For queries, please contact [email protected]