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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Lichfield
Town
Colton
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th July 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13524
Current location

Junction with Martlin Lane
Bellamour Way
Colton
Lichfield
Staffordshire
WS15 3LH
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 05115 20459
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone Celtic Cross. Tiered stone base, bearing inscription on top two tiers. Sword in relief on front of Cross.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, L E
Brian, E H
Champ, J W E
Currin, H
Deacon, J
Devall, G H
Goodall, J H
Hill, H J
Key, T
Middleton, J
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: forename,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: forename,surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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