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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cannock Chase
Town
Rugeley
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26106
Current location

OLD PARISH CHURCH
Rugeley
Cannock Chase
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 040 180
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • GRAMMAR SCHOOL
    Rugeley
    Cannock Chase
    Staffordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 04 18
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
METAL PLAQUE FIXED TO NOWY-HEADED WOODEN FRAME. SECOND WORLD WAR PLAQUE IN SAME STYLE FIXED UNDERNEATH TO SAME WOODEN BACKGOARD. BOTH FIRST WORLD WAR AND SECOND WORLD WAR PLAQUES ARE SET IN ENAMELLED GREEN BORDERS WITH WHITE EDGING. INSCRIPTIONS AND NAMES IN WHITE. UNDER THE NOWY HEAD AT THE TOP OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR PLAQUE IS A COAT OF ARMS (PRESUMABLY THAT OF THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL).
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE OLD BOYS OF THE/ RUGELEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR - 1914 - 1918/ [NAMES IN FOUR COLUMNS] / NON NOS IMMEMORES. 1939 - 1945 / SECOND WORLD WAR / [NAMES IN FOUR COLUMNS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beddis, F J
Bentley, C
Borton, T F
Boycott, H
Buckley, C R
Burns, W B
Cooper, H
Cross, W H
Danks, S Y
Drury, W
See details for all 37 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: depth 75CM, height 113CM, width 118CM
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • REMAINS OF OLD CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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