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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Newcastle Under Lyme
Town
Newcastle Under Lyme
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
JOHN MCKENNA (Sculptor)
MR IAN ASH (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 03rd May 1992
    Attended by: MAYORESS MRS BETTY COX
  • Dedicated
    Date: 03rd May 1992
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13513
Current location

JUNCTION OF CHURCH ST
HIGH STREET AND MERRIAL ST RED LION SQUARE
Church St
Newcastle Under Lyme
Newcastle Under Lyme
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 848 461
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RED AND GREY GRANITE OCTAGONAL BASE SURMOUNTED BY SHAPED PLINTH AND GREY GRANITE SQUARE OBELISK THREE BLACK CROSSES INLAID ON THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE
Inscription
THEY / DIED FOR OUR / FREEDOM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 500MM, height 4000MM, width 500MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £20000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BOROUGH COUNCIL

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