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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Birmingham
Town
Birmingham
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 October 2003
    Attended by: Adrian Vaughan & Raymond Pidcock
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61044
Current location

On wall of reopened part of the station
beside The Centenary Lounge and the ticket machines
Birmingham Moor Street Railway Station
Queensway
Birmingham
Birmingham
West Midlands
B4 7SE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 07395 86766
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Standard Great Western Railway printed Roll of Honour in glazed case, with a dedication plaque below.
Inscription
Roll of Honour: GREAT/ WESTERN/ RAILWAY/ ROLL/ OF/ HONOUR/ ON THIS ROLL OF HONOUR ARE SHOWN/ THE NAMES OF MEMBERS OF THE STAFF/ OF THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY/ COMPANY WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR. MANY OF THE MEN WERE CALLED./ UPON TO PARTICIPATE IN SOME OF THE FIERCEST/ FIGHTING OF THE CAMPAIGN; THEY UPHELD THE/ BEST TRADITIONS OF THEIR COUNTRY AND THEIR/ MEMORY IS REVERED ALIKE BY THE COMPANY AND/ THEIR COMRADES/ THE NUMBER OF WESTERN MEN WHO/ JOINED HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES WAS 25,479/ REPRESENTING THIRTY-THREE PER CENT OF THE/ COMPANY'S STAFF. THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WAR NUMBERED 2,436 Plaque: Moor Street Station Re-opening/ 11th October 2003/ GWR Roll of Honour unveiled by/ Raymond Pidcock/ and/ Adrian Vaughan (BR-WR 1960-1975) (GWR,/BR 1942-1984)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2436
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2436
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: dept of company, station based at, surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: dept of company THEN station based at THEN surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Flickr

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