War memorials in the Borough of Solihull

As part of the commemorations marking 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War, we’re trying to get together a definitive list of individuals from places now within the Solihull borough (or in the former Solihull Rural District) who died as a result of war service.

We’re aware of the following war memorials that bear the names of those killed:

In addition, there are memorials that do not include any names at:

There are Second World War memorials at:

Are there any that we’ve missed? Please let us know by leaving a comment here, emailing heritage@solihull.gov.uk or tweeting @SolihullLife

(Heritage & Local Studies Librarian)

5 thoughts on “War memorials in the Borough of Solihull

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  1. I believe there is some duplication of names between the Elmdon and Solihull (St. Alphege) memorials.

    Richard Huss
    (Churchwarden, Elmdon Church)

  2. Many thanks for your comment – we are finding that there is some duplication. The record so far seems to be commemoration on four memorials in the borough – we have two people who seem to be commemorated on memorials in Knowle, Dorridge, Hockley Heath and Solihull School and two commemorated on memorials at Knowle, Dorridge, Hockley Heath and Packwood.

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