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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
51957
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
WHITE MARBLE TABLET REGIMENTAL BADGE ABOVE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
ON MY HONOUR I PROMISE THAT I WILL DO MY BEST/ TO DO MY DUTY TO GOD AND KING/ TO HELP OTHER PEOPLE AT ALL TIMES/ TO OBEY THE SCOUTS LAW/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ ARTHUR CROOK 1ST BN DEVONSHIRE REGT/ DIED OF WOUNDS 19TH SEPTEMBER 1918/ AND/ SIDNEY THOMAS PICKERSGILL 16TH BN/ R WARWICKSHIRE REGT/ KILLED IN ACTION 13TH OCTOBER 1918/ OFFICERS OF ST JAMES SCOUTS/ THEY DID THEIR DUTY/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THEIR BROTHERS SCOUTS AND FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Crook, Arthur
Pickersgill, Sidney Thomas
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 2
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 30MM, height 580MM, width 990MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
OUTER EDGING OF PLAQUE IS MISSING
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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