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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
East Staffordshire
Town
Hanbury
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th November 1990
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13566
Current location

BESIDE THE FAULD CRATER
Hanbury
East Staffordshire
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 183 278
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough hewn stone of remembrance with inscription on smoothed front face. Sited in a gravel surround.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES / IN THE FAULD EXPLOSION / 27th NOVEMBER 1944 THE FIRST EIGHTEEN PEOPLE NAMED HAVE NO KNOWN GRAVE / AND THIS CRATER IS THEIR RESTING PLACE (names) WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Appleton, J. H.
Bailey, J. T.
Barker, E.
Beard, J.
Bell, J.
Bowring, F. C.
Brassington, J.
Campbell, F.
Carter, H.
Cartwright, F.
See details for all 70 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: known burial place, rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: known burial place, rank, surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 59
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 59
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: known burial place, marital condition, initials, surname
    Order of information: known burial place, surname, initials
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £2000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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