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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Newcastle Under Lyme
Town
Keele
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13521

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Current location

ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Church Bank
Keele
Newcastle Under Lyme
Staffordshire
ST5 5AT
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 80929 45217
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE STEPPED BRICK BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE STONE PLINTH AND A TAPERING COLUMN WITH A CROSS ON THE TOP. FOUR SHIELDS IN RELIEF ON EACH CORNER OF THE PLINTH SHIELDS OF STAFFORDSHIRE KNOT; ECUMENICAL CREST; (IHR); CROSS OF ST GEORGE; CREST OF THE SNEYD FAMILY (LORDS OF THE MANOR)
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: CEASE NOT / TO PRAISE / GOD FOR / THESE MEN / OF KEELE / WHO FELL / GLORIOUSLY 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914-1918 / (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939-1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bates, Percy Joseph
Brough, John William
Brough, Ralph Vincent
Dobson, Samuel James
Fradley, Walter Henry
Gwilt, Jesse
Harris, George
Kent, Ralph Edward Dawson
Oliver, Sidney
Owen, Ralph
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth C 1500MM, height C 5000MM, width C 1500MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL ADJACENT TO LYCH GATE AT ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH
  • 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
REPAIRS TO THE SUBSTRUCTURE IN 1991 WHICH COST #1000
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL

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