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Birmingham City Council

War Memorials: Public Works and Town Planning Department Memorial

This large bronze memorial, with the City's coat of arms in full- colour enamel, is displayed near the main reception area of the Council House, Victoria Square, having previously been in Baskerville House.

It is not usually accessible to the general public, but may be viewed by special arrangement with the Council House curator on (0121) 303 2822.

The wording, all in capitals, reads:

Public Works & Town Planning Department
1914 - 1918

  • Adcock A J
  • Allum B C
  • Baker R F
  • Ballard A
  • Bayliss F H
  • Bayliss W F
  • Bellamy A
  • Berry J
  • Binyon G
  • Bond J
  • Bond R
  • Bough T
  • Brain H J
  • Bromwich H
  • Burgin W R
  • Burton J
  • Cashmore W E
  • Chandler E R
  • Clayton E
  • Clewes A E
  • Cole F
  • Cornwall W G
  • Cosgrove A H
  • Cotton W
  • Crooke C C
  • Dixon W E
  • Dunkley J E
  • Dixson W E
  • Edgworth W
  • Fellows S
  • Finch O
  • Finley F
  • Fisher G
  • Florence T
  • Fox J H
  • Garner C J
  • Godfrey H
  • Griffin C
  • Griffiths J T
  • Griffiths W J
  • Grimmitt G
  • Hare W H
  • Harland A E
  • Hemming G H
  • Hill A E
  • Hill W T
  • Hollis A
  • Hunt G E
  • Hunt W
  • Jimes A
  • Jones C H
  • Jukes R G
  • Keen H D
  • Lewis G H
  • Malin J
  • Mansbridge A E
  • Martin W J
  • Maxfield T
  • McEwing F J
  • McQuaker D
  • Mogg C
  • Moore T
  • Nash F O C
  • Nash S
  • Noden F W
  • Owen F G
  • Parker S
  • Parsons C W
  • Peach E J
  • Perkins H
  • Phillips G
  • Pitts A
  • Treadwell H
  • Walker A J
  • Walker W H
  • Walton F
  • Warburton B
  • Ward J H
  • West L
  • Wilkes W E
  • Wilkins E N
  • Wilson A H
  • Witherford C
  • Wixley T
  • Woodcock A
  • Yardley E
  • Yates E H
  • Youngmanlee H B

1939 - 1945

  • Arkel L G
  • Bailey C J
  • Bond J S
  • Brookes W
  • Clarke W A
  • Collett A E
  • Cottan F C
  • Denton D
  • Desborough R V
  • Dobbins W
  • Dyke L A J
  • Farnell J
  • Fostr C W
  • Gaskins A
  • Gleitwitz F
  • Handy W
  • Hime A H
  • Parsons J
  • Paterson C C
  • Ransom C T
  • Shutt J
  • Smallman N E
  • Stockall W
  • Taylor J
  • Tew E J
  • Walker W C
  • Wall W E
  • Williams E G

These men died for us in the great wars. Their names are recorded here that the living may honour and remember.

The memorial is not usually on view to the public, but, may be seen by special arrangement. Please contact the curator, Paul Ellis, on 0121 303 3048.