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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Staffordshire Moorlands
Town
Rushton Spencer
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
CARLTON STUDIO (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38306
Current location

St Lawrences Church
Askerbank Lane
Rushton Spencer
Staffordshire Moorlands
Staffordshire
SK11 0QU
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 93430 62074
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plaster plaque bearing a relief of a Tommy leaning on his rifle on a battlefield with burning town behind, set within a paper roll bearing inscription and names. Bronzed finish, mounted on wooden backboard.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO SO LOYALLY TOOK UP ARMS/ IN DEFENCE OF KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 1918/ THIS/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ IS ERECTED HERE/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, W
Badderley, F
Badderley, J
Bailey, A
Bailey, A
Bailey, G
Bailey, S
Banks, H W
Barber, E
Bowyer, C E
See details for all 51 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 51
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 45MM, height 1390MM, width 730MM
    Materials: Plaster
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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