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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stafford
Town
Hilderstone
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR HENRY CHARLES MITCHELL (Builder)
MR J H BECKETT (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31st July 1921
    Attended by: BRIG GEN SIR S HILL CHILD BT, MP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 31st July 1921
    Attended by: REV T BARNS MA
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13592
Current location

NORTH SIDE OF THE ENTRANCE TO THE CHURCH GROUNDS
CHRIST CHURCH
Hilderstone
Stafford
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 950 347
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WHITE HOLLINGTON STONE CELTIC CROSS WITH TAPERING SHAFT WREATH IN RELIEF ON THE 3 AND 6 O'CLOCK FACE
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF HILDERSTONE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) (INCORRECT LINE SPACING) 3 O'CLOCK FACE: VALOUR 9 O'CLOCK FACE: HONOUR BASE PLINTH: 1939 - 1945 / (NAME) / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE / (SCRIPTURE CREDIT)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, John
Bourne, Ralph
Hazlehurst, James
James, John
Salmon, Charles E
Turner, William
Waldron, George
Wilkinson, William
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 8 FT
    Materials: Stone - Hornton
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: C £132

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH AUTHORITIES

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