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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Birmingham
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999), Peace and Anti-War memorials
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60146
Current location

Birmingham Peace Garden
Glanville Street And Holloway Head
Birmingham
Birmingham
West Midlands
B1 1SB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 064 861
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two square plaques placed side by side. The left one has the badge of the National Service and dates and the one on the right has the badge of the National Service Veterans Association and the dedication in white lettering.
Inscription
Plaque 1: NATIONAL SERVICE FOR CROWN AND COUNTRY/ WE ALSO SERVED/ 1939-1962 Plaque 2: NATIONAL SERVICE MEMORIAL TO PEACE/ THIS MEMORIAL HONOURS THE CONTRIBUTIOBN MADE BY/ THE YOUNG MEN OF THIS CITY CONSCRIPTED WITH/ THE TWO MILLION OTHERS OF THIS NATION/ BETWEEN 1939 AND 1965/ THEY SERVED IN ALL ARMS OF THE SERVICES/ WHEREVER THEY WERE SENT IN THE QUEST FOR PEACE/ SOME ONLY FOUND DEATH/ LONG MAY THEIR QUEST FOR PEACE BE APPRECIATED
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Peace and Anti-War memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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