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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Birmingham
Town
Perry Common
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 10 December 1927
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51960
Current location

Aston Old Edwardians Rugby Club
Sunny Bank Av
Perry Common
Birmingham
West Midlands
B44 OHP
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 08580 93306
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Playing field with Stone of Remembrance. The Stone of Remembrance is formed of a rough stone rock mounted on a stone plinth. The dedicatory inscription is incised on the plinth.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE OLD BOYS/ OF KING EDWARD GRAMMAR/ SCHOOL ASTON, WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THIS GROUND WAS DEDICATED ON/ DECEMBER 10TH, 1927.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Playing / Sports field
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 870MM, height 1750MM, width 1150MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Aston Edwardian Association Ltd

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