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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stafford
Town
Forton
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38338
Current location

ALL SAINTS CHURCH
Forton
Stafford
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 755 212
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED WOODEN BOARD. PITCHED AT TOP. NAMES PAINTED IN THREE COLUMNS TRACERY CARVING AT TOP CENTRE. SMALL CARVING OF CHRIST ON CROSS AT TOP CENTRE.
Inscription
FORTON/ ROLL OF SERVICE/ TO THE UNDYING MEMORY OF THOSE WHO TOOK/ PART IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 TO 1918/ ROYAL NAVY/ (NAMES)/ ARMY/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Austin, John
Bennett, George
Bennett, Harry
Betts, Leslie
Betts, Sydney
Betts, Walter
Brown, R A Blakeman
Burgess, William
Cartwright, Arthur
Cartwright, Frank
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 95
    Served and returned: 81
    Died: 14
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: regiment,surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1960MM, width 1110MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
  • 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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