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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Acocks Green
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70406
Current location

Acocks Green Baptist Church
Yardley Road
Acocks Green
Birmingham
West Midlands
B27 6HG
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 12413 83707
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
A wooden board mounted onto a brick wall, with dedication engraved at the top and bottom. In the centre of the board a circular metal plaque has been added with a wreath motif as the border and dove below. On the plaque the names of the fallen men of the First World War are listed. Directly below this plaque, on the board, an additional rectangular plaque lists the men from the Second World War.
Inscription
(On the board) GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS (On the plaques) (Names)/ 1914-18/ 1939 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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