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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Newcastle Under Lyme
Town
Maer
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21070

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Current location

JUNCTION OF A51 AND ROAD TO MAER HALL
A51
Maer
Newcastle Under Lyme
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 790 388
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CONSISTS OF A CROSS WITH FIGURES OF A SOLDIER AND A ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION SAILOR. THE FIGURES ARE STANDING WITH THEIR BACK TO THE CROSS ON EITHER SIDE OF IT. THE CROSS AND FIGURES ARE ON TOP OF A STONE PLINTH WHICH STIS ATOP TWO WIDER BASE STEPS. THERE IS INSCRIBED TEXT ON THE FRONT OF THE PLINTH BASE.
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM MAER/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919./ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF MAER (...) THEIR HONOURABLE DEAD/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Askey, Samuel
Carrington, Sidney
Dabbs, Charles
Forshaw, John Thomas
Harrison, Frederick James
Hodkinson, Samuel
Leighton, Frederick
Lockett, Henry James
Reade, Frank
Teasdale, William Thomas
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 1000MM, height 4000MM, width 1000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2010: discussions are taking place in the Parish Council to raise funds for the conservation of the memorial.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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