Smethwick Memorial Cross

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Reference WMO255494

Address:

The Uplands Cemetery

Manor Road

Smethwick

West Midlands

B76 6SJ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: CWGC style Cross of Sacrifice
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: CROSS OF SCARIFICE SET UPON A MOUND AROUND WHICH IS A LOW WALL AT THE BASE WITH THE NAMES ON
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PLINTH, CROSS: THIS CROSS OF SACRIFICE IS ONE IN DESIGN / AND INTENTION WITH THOSE WHICH HAVE / BEEN SET UP IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM AND / OTHER PLACES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD / WHERE OUR DEAD OF THE / GREAT WAR ARE LAID TO REST / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE WALL, SIDE ONE: ON THIS WALL ARE RECORDED THE NAMES / OF THOSE MEMBERS OF HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / WHOSE GRAVES ARE IN THIS CEMETERY / BUT ARE NOT MARKED BY HEADSTONES WALL, OTHER SIDES: (NAMES)

H Morris, E Richards, W Salter, AWH Thompson, CW Webster, CLH Welch, HH Whitehurst, AJ Williets, WH Yardley, SF Hunt, J Minton, WT Haynes, TH Hawthorne, A Jacobs, L Myatt, L Orme, H Brazenell, FW Day, M Downes, WB Griffen, HJ Baker, S Bolstridge, RS Burgess, GW Cox, WH Davis, PR Dunn, E Ellard, C Evans, E Johnson, H Jones, T Jones.

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