Eagle Star Insurance Company Ltd War Memorial

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Reference WMO260922

Address:

Zurich Insurance Company

126 Hagley Road

Edgbaston

Birmingham

B16 9PF

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Other sculpture
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Originally dedicated on 11th November 1926 to the memory of staff who had died in the First World War. Rededicated on 9th May 1950 to include staff who had died in the Second World War. Previously at Eagle Star Offices in Threadneedle Street and Arlington Street in the City of London before being moved to Birmingham in 2015. Bronze Eagle, the badge of the Company, surmounting a bronze plaque with classical figures at each side, a central alcove and two flanking brass panels bearing 50 WW1 names. Decorated with wreaths and swags. Later, smaller, WW2 bronze plaque with 84 names in three columns inserted below.
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Includes the names of 50 staff who died during the First World War and 84 who died during the Second World War.

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