St Giles' Church - WW1

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Reference WMO237991

Address:

St Giles' Church

165 Church Road

Sheldon

Birmingham

B26 3TT

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Alabaster
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: ALABASTER TABLET TOP OF PLAQUE HAS A GOLD WREATH TO THE LEFT OF WHICH IS 1914 TO THE RIGHT 1918
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TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ (NAMES)/ 'SONS OF THIS PLACE LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID THAT YOU LIVE ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD/ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT YOU WHO LIVE MAY REAP/ A RICHER HARVEST ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP'/ ' IT IS BETTER FOR US TO DIE IN BATTLE THAN TO BEHOLD THE CALAMITIES OF OUR PEOPLE AND OUR/ SANCTUARY2 I MACC.II 59

Ernest Bray Fredrick NeateRobert W Bray Robert Neate George Caldicott Leslie Reeve Herbert Farrow Fred Symonds Horace Hawkins George Townsend James Hollins William Townsend

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