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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Stafford
Town
Sandon
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
ALBERT TOFT
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7th May 1921
    Attended by: COLONEL JOHN WARD DSO MP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7th May 1921
    Attended by: The Vicar of Sandon, Rev W.F.O.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2960
Current location

A51 and B5066 junction opposite the Entrance to Sandon Hall
Sandon
Stafford
Staffordshire
ST18 0DJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 94832 29318
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze helmeted soldier standing at ease with rifle surmounting square stone pedestal. Four bronze plaques on the sides of the pedestal. Four concrete posts and chain are around the memorial.
Inscription
(6 O'clock face): IN HOC/ SIGNO VINCES/ SANDON ESTATE /MEMORIAL/ [SANDON - GAYTON - MARSTON]/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918 (9 O'clock face): LEST / WE / FORGET (12 O'clock face): ROLL OF HONOUR / KILLED IN ACTION / (Names) / DIED OF WOUNDS / (Names) / DIED / (Names) (3 O'clock face): JOINED THE FORCES 80/ KILLED IN ACTION 16/ DIED OF WOUNDS 4/ DIED 3 / WOUNDED/18/ HONOURS/ D.C.M. 1/ M.M.1/ SERVED ON THE HIGH SEAS 2/ FOUGHT IN FRANCE AND FLANDERS 71/ FOUGHT IN GALLIPOLI 1/ FOUGHT IN SALONICA 8/ FOUGHT IN MESOPOTAMIA 6/ FOUGHT IN SOUTH RUSSIA 3/ FOUGHT IN EGYPT 2/ FOUGHT IN PALESTINE 1/ FOUGHT IN ITALY 1/ FOUGHT IN EAST AFRICA 1/ FOUGHT IN INDIA 1/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Askey, J
Barnes, C W
Bentley, G W
Bentley, H L
Cheadle, E
Cheadle, R H
Cheadle, W
Clayton, W H
Dainty, S
Davenport, F
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: depth 1290mm, height C 4600mm, width 1290mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaques
    Measurements: depth 15mm, height 1140mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
c1937/1938: A gutter was made to drain the figure and bronze panels were placed on it to replace original lettering which had been cut into the stone c1954/1955: Posts and chain placed around the memorial
Costs

Site: £605:8:7

Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: FOR THE UPKEEP OF THE MEMORIAL
Reference
  • Departments WM 26385

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