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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Newcastle Under Lyme
Town
Chesterton
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920's
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13531
Current location

CHESTERTON MEMORIAL PARK
Chesterton
Newcastle Under Lyme
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 830 490
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PARK WITH OBELISK NEAR THE ENTRANCE. SQUARE OBELISK STANDS ON A PLINTH AND TWO-STEPPED BASE WREATHS IN RELIEF AT THE TOP OF EACH SIDE OF THE OBELISK
Inscription
OBELISK: LEST WE FORGET PLINTH: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, T
Adlington, A
Adlington, H
Austin, W
Awty, H
Banks, W
Beech, G W
Birkin, W
Blairs, W T
Boon, A
See details for all 137 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 137
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 137
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 34
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1200MM, height 5000MM, width 1200MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
CLEANED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
NEWCASTLE BOROUGH COUNCIL

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