Horseley Heath Post Office War Memorial

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Reference WMO252884

Address:

Hale Trading Estate

Lower Church Lane

Tipton

DY4 7BB

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:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: This memorial commemorates the 4 employees of Horseley Heath Post Office killed in the Great War. This was originally displayed in the Post Office on the corner of Horseley Heath and Horseley Road, the building is still standing (2015) but is no longer in use. The memorial is now in the Post Office Sorting Office located on the Hale Trading Estate, off Lower Church Lane. The attractive memorial tablet is made of marble, with recessed carving of the text which is coloured black. A further plaque is displayed below it commemorating a further 2 men killed in the Second World War. Information taken from 'Tipton remembers'
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This tablet is erected by the staff / of Tipton Post Office/ in memory of their comrades/ who made the supreme sacrifice/in the Great War 1914-1919 Below Not once or twice in our rough/ island’s story/the path of duty was the way to glory

WW1 Sgt T Sargeant R War Rgt/ Pte C Bassett R War Rgt/ Sig H Saul S S Regt/ Pte C Bond S S Regt WW 11 L Sig B H Badger RN/A B Garland RN

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