St Luke's War Memorial Chapel

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Reference WMO254495

Address:

St Luke's Church

Park St

Blakenhall

Wolverhampton

WV2 3AE

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Chapel/church
Materials:
  • Brick Brick
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Comments: In 1919 a faculty was granted to convert the choir vestry into a war memorial chapel, at a cost of three hundred pounds. A plain rectangular brass plaque mounted on the wall. Inscription is carved in black.
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THE CHAPEL WAS PROViDIED BY THE/ PARISHIONERS AND WAS DEDICATION ON/ MARCH 6TH 1920 TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE GALLANT/ MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-1919/ "Greater love hath no man than this. That/ a man lay down his left for this friends."

Left hand panel Allen S. L/Corpl Diment P.W. Pte Antwis DJ. Pte Eccleston E. Pte Barber R.H. Sergt Egan W. L/Corpl Barratt E. Pte Elliot E.H. Pte Beddows S.S. Pte Ellis E. SergT Beeby R. Pte Evans A.J.S. Pte Beere R. Pte Evans C. L/Corpl Bishop G. Pte Evans W.H. Pte Blower H.J. Pte Fisher G. Pte Boll A.H. Pte Fletcher W.A. Pte Boulton J.W. Corpl Francies J.E. Pte Bouckley R. Pte French E. Pte Bowen W.C. Rifleman Garner W.C. Gunnr Bowers D. Pte Guest J.R. Rifleman Bradney G.H. Pte Harriman A. Sapper Broomhall J.C. SergT Harris S.C. L/Corpl Carr J.H. Pte Hartill H. Corpl Carr T.W. Pte Heath B.A. Pte Clark W. Pte Highway F.J. Pte Cooke F.J. Pte Highway H.C. Pte Cooper J. Pte Hill H. L/Corpl Cox J.C. Pte Hill J.R. Pte Cresswell A.J. Pte Hill F.G. Pte Darby A.E. Pte Holmes J. Q.M.S. Davenport W. GunNR Hopley G.L. Pte Davis C.H. L/Corpl Horobin H. Pte Dawes S. Pte Jephson F.D. Pte Dewes F.C. Pte Jones B.J. Gunnr Right hand panel. Jones R.R. Pte Perks A.L. Signaller Jones W. Pte Peplow P. Pte Kearnes T. Pte Perry C. CorpORAl Keatley A.W. Pte Powell J. Pte Knight S. Pte Purchase G. Pte Lawley W.H. Rifleman Rhodes L. Pte Lee A. Pte Rowe J.C. SergEANT Leighton T.H. L/Corpl Russ P. LANCE/Corpl Lester A.E. Pte Saunders C.H. Pte Lilleford C.G. Gunner Shinton R.S. Driver Lilleford H.A. Bomdr Silvester J.H. Pte Lloyd W. Pte Southall A. Pte Lowe J.H. Pte Sparrow J. Pte Martin J. Pte Stainer H.A. Pte Mason A. Pte Steadman H.D. Pte Mason H. Pte Stubbs F.W.D. SergT Mason W.E. Pte Tebbull H.C. L/Corpl Massey A. SergEANT Titley F. Pte Mee R.H. Serg MajR Tranter J.C. Pte Millichamp B. Pte Turley B. Pte Morris J.H. Sapper Walker J. L/Corpl Newton I. Pte Ward J. Pte Norris J.B. Pte Watkins G.W. Pte Northall C.S. Pte Watkiss C.W. Serg Onions S.T. Rifleman Whitehead S.G. L/Corpl Parkes J.L. CorPORAL Williams F.A. Gunner Payne A.J. Pte Withers A.E. Pte Perks A. L/Corpl Note that abbreviations and superscripts are not consistent on the item. Each panel h.81.3 x w.31.1cm. Curtain h.260 x w.260cm. Overall: central frame h.288 x w.189cm.; side panels h.242 x w.119cm.

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