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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Lichfield
Town
Armitage
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13452
Current location

On South Side of A513
New Rd
Armitage
Lichfield
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 070 160
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Boat House La
    Lichfield
    Staffordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
STONE CRUCIFIX SET ON TIERED BASE. BASE BEARS INSCRIPTION. BOTTOM STEP OF BASE HAS CLOVER LEAF SHAPE. ABOVE THE HEAD OF CHRIST IS A SCROLL BEARING "I.N.R.I.". HALFWAY DOWN SHAFT OF CROSS IS SHIELD EMBOSSED WITH UNREADBLE LETTERING. BASE OF SHAFT IS WREATH IN RELIEF.
Inscription
Plinth, front: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ HONURED MEMORY OF THE GALLANT/ MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY AND FOR/ THE CAUSE OF LIBERTY AND RIGHT IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919./ WE TRUST THEM OH LORD TO THY LOVING CARE./ (Names)/ NAMES OF THE FALLEN 1939-1945 WAR (Names) Plinth, rear: "THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE"/ ECCLESIASTICUS XLIV 14
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldritt, John
Bacon, Reginald H
Badiere, Emilio-l'
Bond, William Arthur
Brown, William Henry
Carthy, Joseph Edwin
Chewlow, Thomas
Clarke, James
Clarke, Reginald
Cooper, Harry
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename,decorations
    Order of information: year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: height c4000mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Armitage with Handsacre War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
Moved by Mesrs Bridgemans of Lichfield.
Costs

Site: Free
Comments: Donated by Armitage Ware.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
LICHFIELD DISTRICT AND ARMITAGE PARISH COUNCIL. RBL
Reference

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