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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
South Staffordshire
Town
Kinver
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68182
Current location

Jubilee Gardens
High Street
Kinver
South Staffordshire
Staffordshire
DY7 6HL
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 84476 83656
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Black marble obelisk with tapering plinth set on three steps within a paved square surrounded by an iron chain-link railing and box hedging. At the six o'clock position, the obelisk is inscribed with a Latin Cross and the plinth has a commemorative inscription. On each of the other sides of the plinth are inscriptions of names.
Inscription
6 O'Clock: FOR OUR TOMORROW/ THEY GAVE THEIR TODAY/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM 9 O'Clock:1914-1919/(Names...) 12 O'Clock: 1914-1919/ (Names...) 3 O'Clock: 1939-1945/ (Names...)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: marble
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Cast Iron
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: War Memorials Trust, Royal British Legion, National Trust, town council, public

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.

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