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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Queensway
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88117
Current location

West Midlands Police HQ
Lloyds House
Colmore Circus
Queensway
Birmingham
West Midlands
B4 6NQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 07052 87331
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large wooden framed memorial, with four glazed panels that contain the hand-written lists of officers from each Division who served in World War 1. (Those who perished are annotated 'K' for those killed in action; 'M' for those posted as missing, 'D' for those who died; or 'DW' for those who died of wounds). Beneath the dentilled cornice, the words "Roll of Honour" in raised lettering at the top of the central section of the main body are flanked by carved laurel wreaths.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ NAMES OF MEMBERS/ OF THE BIRMINGHAM/ POLICE FORCE WHO/ SERVED IN THE GREAT/ EUROPEAN WAR./ A.D. 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 571
    Served and returned: 514
    Died: 57
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Police Division, surname, forename, annotated if killed in action/ died of wounds/ died/ missing/ Prisoner of War/ wounded, decorations
    Order of information: Grouped by Police Division, then alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height c1800mm, width c3000mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass, Brass
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
West Midlands Police
Reference

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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