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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Staffordshire
Town
Dunston
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27718
Current location

ST LEONARDS CHURCH
Dunston
South Staffordshire
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 923 177
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THE FWW MEMORIAL IS A RECTANGULAR WOODEN PLAQUE WITH CARVED FOLIATE BORDERS AT SIDES, NOWY-HEADED TOP WITH CARVED ROSES, AND PLAIN CARVEDBOTTON EDGE. THE SECOND WORLD WAR MEMORIAL IS A SMALL BRASS PLAQUE WITH A NOWY-HEADED TOP FIXED BELOW THE FWW MEMORIAL. THE CROSSES ON THE FWW MEMORIAL AGAINST THE NAMES OF THE DEAD MEN ARE COLOURED RED.
Inscription
[FWW PLAQUE] ROLL OF SERVICE / 1914 DUNSTON PARISH 1919 / [NAMES IN TWO COLUMNS] / + DIED IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY/ [SWW PLAQUE] IN / MEMORY / OF / [NAMES IN TWO COLUMNS] / WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aston, William S
Batchelor, Albert E
Bate, Frank
Bate, William
Blent, Charles H
Breeze, Albert
Breeze, Arthur
Breeze, Arthur
Breeze, Bert
Brooks, Ernest
See details for all 60 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 52
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 19 CMS, width 46 CMS
    Materials: Wood, Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST LEONARD
  • 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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