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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Birmingham
Town
Birmingham
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Nov 2018
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
84224
Current location

HSBC UK
1 Centenary Square
Birmingham
Birmingham
West Midlands
B1 1HQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 06415 86737
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Located in the reception of HSBC UK’s head office, the memorial is constructed of four shards of fumed oak, supporting two screens holding information about Midland Bank employees who lost their lives during WW1 and WW2. The lower screen is interactive, encouraging users to learn more about the lives of those individuals who are listed
Inscription
IN MEMORIAM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 717
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 717
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: name, date of birth, date of death, Midland Bank branch the individual worked at, additional biographical details
    Order of information: alphabetical by surname, but can be re-arranged by Midland Bank branch
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 478
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 478
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: name, date of birth, date of death, Midland Bank branch the individual worked at, additional biographical details
    Order of information: alphabetical by surname, but can be re-arranged by Midland Bank branch
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1000, height 3720, width 1200
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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