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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Staffordshire Moorlands
Town
Foxt
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38300
Current location

ST MARKS CHURCH
Foxt
Staffordshire Moorlands
Staffordshire
ST10 2HN
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 03618 48772
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Slightly tapered grey stone obelisk mounted on a square base. White oval on front face (unsure what it is). Names in black bold.
Inscription
TO THE GREATER/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ FOXT MEN WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ KILLED IN ACTION/ (NAMES)/ ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ (NAME)/ ALSO/ IN REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN OF/ FOXT WHO SERVED/ AND FOUGHT FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE/ 1939 - 1945/ WAR./ GREATER LOVE HATH/ NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE FOR/ HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beardmore, John T
Bevans, George T
Birch, Rupert
Doughty, Kenneth O H
Fernihough, Philip
Leese, Thomas
Nicholls, Albert V
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,forename
    Order of information: year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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