Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Birmingham
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 10 July 1949
    Attended by: The Bishop of Birmingham performed the blessing
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10 July 1949
    Attended by: The Deputy Mayor performed the unveiling
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88114

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Current location

The Lock Up
Steelhouse Lane
Birmingham
Birmingham
West Midlands
B4 6BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 07323 87365
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Main Hall
    Victoria Law Courts
    Corporation Street
    Birmingham
    Birmingham
    West Midlands
    B4 7NA
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • West Midlands Police HQ
    Lloyd House
    Colmore Circus
    Queensway
    Birmingham
    West Midlands
    B4 6NQ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SP 07052 87331
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Brass plaque, bearing a relief stylised rose in each corner. The Birmingham City Police badge is top-centre, flanked by the dates 1939 1945. Beneath is the inscription in white lettering, including three columns of names. At the foot of the plaque is the enamelled coat of arms of Birmingham.
Inscription
1939 1945/ DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY/ OF THESE MEN OF THE/ BIRMINGHAM CITY POLICE FORCE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING/ THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ "Their name liveth"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barrier, J
Barrow, H
Bell, A
Berry, A J
Bruck, R A
Bryce, J A M
Butler, E J
Cook, F J
Crum, G E
Dalgetty, W
See details for all 60 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 60
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname, in three columns
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c900mm, width c600mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
West Midlands Police
Reference

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