William Sapcote and Sons Ltd. of Birmingham were selected to
erect the memorial. The sculptor was Mr. W. C. H.
King of Hampstead, London, the cost of the memorial was £1,888.
The contracts were confirmed in Jun 1922.
The official memorial has no names the council believed it would
be to difficult to collect all the names, it is a simple
cenotaph with the words In Grateful Memory of Wolverhampton Men
Who Served in the Great War 1914 -1919" .The memorial is made of red Hollington stone to reflect the Stone of St
Peters church. It
has four statues set into the top. One statue for each major
branch of the armed forces, and the fourth representing St.
George, the patron saint of England.
memorial was unveiled on Thursday the 2nd of November 1922 by
Admiral Sir Frederick
The dates of WW2 have been added.