Kings Norton Metal Works Boer War Plaque

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Reference WMO237033

Address:

St Nicolas Church

The Green

Kings Norton

Birmingham

B38 8RU

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: BRONZE PLAQUE TOP LEFT RIGHT: RIFLE TOP RIGHT: WREATH BOTTOM LEFT: UNION JACK BOTTOM RIGHT BETWEEN THE WORDS : WHAT APPEARS TO BE STICKS OR HAY BOUND BY ROPE. MOVED FROM ORIGINAL SITE AT KINGS NORTON METAL WORKS.
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LEST WE FORGET/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE EMPLOYEES OF THESE WORKS NAMED BELOW WHO/ SERVED THEIR COUNTRY, HAPPILY WITHOUT LOSS OF LIFE/ IN SOUTH AFRICA, THE BERMUDAS AND AT HOME DURING/ THE GREAT BOER WAR 1899-1902 AND THE FUNDS OF £800/ RAISED BY THEIR FELLOW WORK PEOPLE AND THE COMPANY AND/ EXPENDED IN AID OF THEIR FAMILIES./ THIS TABLET IS PLACED HERE TO ENCOURAGE ALIKE OURSELVES/ AND OUR SUCCESSORS IN THE/ PATH OF DUTY MUTUAL HELP AND PRACTICAL PATRIOTISM/

R Anderson W Gould W Bant R Gritton S Biddle H Hadley F Perry J T Bidgeman G Jackson H Richards G Carrington T James G H Shaw A Chapman E Mantle C Tidmarsh J Corfield J Nicholls H Ward G J C Cross F Payne T YArnold

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