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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stafford
Town
Haughton
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29058
Current location

Gnosall Road
Haughton
Stafford
Staffordshire
ST18 9EX
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 86421 20555
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Haughton
    Stafford
    Staffordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Three stepped, eight sided base surmounted by plinth of base block and cross. Inverted arrow carved between bars of cross.
Inscription
Base: WENT THE DAY WELL/ WE DIED AND NEVER KNEW / BUT WELL OR ILL / ENGLAND WE DIED FOR YOU / (Names) 1939-1945 / (Name) /THIS MEMORIAL WAS/ RESITED DURING/ THE SILVER JUBILEE OF/ QUEEN ELIZABETH II IN 1977
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Abberley, Frank
Butler, Thomas
Butler, William
Elton, Frederick
Fowell, William
Mould, John Thomas
Mould, William
Parker, Arthur George
Redfern, Alfred
Redfern, John George
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3.6 metres
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 110 cm, width 92 cm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Haughton War Memorial
  • 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
History
CLEANED SOME YEARS PRIOR TO 2000. Sandstone has weathered.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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