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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
East Staffordshire
Town
Rocester
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13410
Current location

ST MICHAELS CHURCH
Rocester
East Staffordshire
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 112 394
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wodden tile-roofed lychgate with stone tablets at front entrance and under cover. Roof has decorative ridge tiling and is surmounted by a stone Cross .
Inscription
TABLET ON FRONT BEAM: I.H.S./ TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ THIS GATE WAS ERECTED/ IN PROUD AND/ LOVING MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR US/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918 BEAM: I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE PLAQUES WITHIN PORCH: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ault, John E
Ball, William J
Basnert, George E
Bennett, Thomas A
Bentley, Thomas
Botham, John H
Brindley, George W
Clark, Albert
Cope, Colin
Gilbert, Richard A
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: year died,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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