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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lichfield
Town
Colton
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13525
Current location

WEST WALL
SOUTH OF TOWER
PARISH CHURCH
Colton
Lichfield
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 050 200
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE SET INTO MARBLE TABLET. WHOLE WALL-MOUNTED. BRASS PLAQUE IN SCROLL EFFECT. EFFECT OF SWORD IN SCABBARD BEHIND BRASS PLAQUE. SWORD HAS CRUCIFORM HANDLE, EACH ARM ENDING IN FLEUR DE LYS. I.H.S. AT CENTRE OF SWORD HANDLE.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEN/ OF COLTON WHO FOUGHT AND/ DIED FOR THE CAUSE OF LIBERTY/ AND JUSTICE IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbot, L E
Brain, E H
Champ, J W E
Currin, H
Deacon, J
Deval, G H
Goodall, J W
Hill, H G
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,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 32MM, height 1290MM, width 465MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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