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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Staffordshire Moorlands
Town
Cheddleton
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13662
Current location

Boundary between road and churchyard extension
St. Edward's Parish Church
Hollow Lane
Cheddleton
Staffordshire Moorlands
Staffordshire
ST13 7HP
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 97095 52391
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Solid roofed stone gateway with flanking walls bearing dedication tablets.
Inscription
ALONG TOP: I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE LH PANEL: THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN THANKFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM/ CHEDDLETON WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ CAUSE OF FREEDOM AND JUSTIE AND IN/ DEFENCE OF OUR HOMES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 TO 1919/ (NAMES) RH PANEL: AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/ WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN THANKFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM/ CHEDDLETON WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ CAUSE OF FREEDOM AND JUSTIE AND IN/ DEFENCE OF OUR HOMES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barber, James
Blakeman, Thomas L
Blakeman, W W
Boucher, Bazil E C
Chell, Fred
Copestake, Fred
Dawson, Charles R
Goldstraw, George
Goldstraw, W W
Handley, Albert
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: rank,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: height 13FT
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
1983: RESTORED IN MEMORY OF A C B PEARSON 2008: names repainted.
Costs

Comments: 2008: repainting funded by Cheddleton Parish Council.

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

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