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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lichfield
Town
Elford
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13482
Current location

West wall of church.
St Peter's Church
Church Road
Elford
Lichfield
Staffordshire
B79 9DD
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 18528 10605
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone wall-mounted plaque, with a central crucifix and crown in relief, and an angel in both top corners.
Inscription
INRI/(Names) / 1914 1919/ THIS SHRINE WAS ERECTED/ THE CHURCHYARD ENLARGED IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1939 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adderley, John
Butler, John
Chester, Greville
Marsh, Frank
Mewis, Alfred
Morris, Anthony
Phillips, George
Rash, Wilfred
Stevens, Kenneth
Webb, John Boyer
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname, forename.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname, forename.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1000mm, width 750mm
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
  • Church of St Peter
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC

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