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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast group
District
Cannock Chase
Town
Cannock
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs Jam es Beresford & Sons (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22 May 1923
    Attended by: Councillors, Memorial Committee, the clergy, dignitaries, representatives of the fallen
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2124
Current location

Roadside.
Market Place
Cannock
Cannock Chase
Staffordshire
WS11 1DG
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 98008 10162
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Soldier and sailor both holding unfurling standard between them surmounting tall pedestal.
Inscription
This Monument was Erected in Grateful Memory of the men of Cannock Who died in the defence of their Country in the Great War 1914 – 1918 Their Honour. Our Gratitude. (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 129
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 129
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Initial(s), Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £650

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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