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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newcastle Under Lyme
Town
Porthill
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13516
Current location

Corner of Watlands View and High Street.
St Andrews Church
Watlands View
Porthill
Newcastle Under Lyme
Staffordshire
ST5 8AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 85162 48772
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden board with gold inscription within single line border. Scout fleur de lys badge at top corners. Flag of the 1st Porthill Scouts is placed next to the board.
Inscription
A.M.D.G. / REMEMBER BEFORE GOD / OUR GALLANT DEAD / 1ST PORTHILL SCOUTS / 1914 - 1918 / JESU MERCY / (Names) / R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, Harold
Brough, Ebenezer
Cleveland, The Reverend Frederick W
Cork, F Clarence
Dryhurst, Charles E
Furnival, Joseph
Jackson, Colin
Lewis, Tom
Showan, Reginald L
Simpson, Joseph W
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename,decorations
    Order of information: forename,decorations
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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