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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Staffordshire Moorlands
Town
Ellastone
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: December 1919
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13326
Current location

St Peters Church
Church Lane
Ellastone
Staffordshire Moorlands
Staffordshire
DE6 2HB
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 11678 43449
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Polished brass plaque with incised inscription and incised single line border.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-19/ (Names)/ THE CROSS IN THE CHURCHYARD IS ERECTED/ AS A MEMORIAL TO THEM BY THE PARISHIONERS/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH TO ALL GENERATIONS"/ ALSO IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ "LORD THOU HAST BEEN OUR REFUGE/ FROM ONE GENERATION TO ANOTHER"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Birch, Francis
Bradshaw, John
Brassington, James
Brassington, Joseph Hugh
Chadwick, William Finney
Charlesworth, Arthur J Valentine
Clarke, John William
Collis, Arthur
Hambleton, Frederich
Mellor, George
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 800MM, width 56MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Ashbourne Telegraph, 19 December 1919

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