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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Cannock Chase
Town
Heath Hayes
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13287
Current location

Heath Hayes Park
Wimblebury Rd
Heath Hayes
Cannock Chase
Staffordshire
WS12 3HJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 01623 09947
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial gates at entrance to park. Two large central gates across road and two small gates either side. Ornate metalwork gates painted green and silver. Central gates surmounted by further metal work which bears inscription and silver leaves. Gates hung on four brick gate posts. Brick posts topped by stonework. Bronze plaque on each of four gate posts.
Inscription
WAR/HEATH HAYES/ MEMORIAL/ 1914-1918/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD /AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF HEATH HAYES/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ *DIED AFTER ARMISTICE/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/ (NAME)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"/ (NAME)/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ MEN OF HEATH HAYES/ WHO DIED IN/ WORLD WAR II/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"/(NAMES)/ "THROUGH THEIR SACRIFICE WE ARE STILL FREE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Lysons, N J
Morris, A E
Oakley, S
O'born, M P
Potts, G
Powell, K
Richard, H
Robson, M T
Rowley, J
Shirley, J H
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 42
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 30
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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