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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stoke On Trent
Town
Fenton
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38370
Current location

On south aspect
Christ Church
Albert Sq
Fenton
Stoke On Trent
Staffordshire
ST4 3BX
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 89096 44493
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Ornate wooden board with isncription painted on to a gold and black background. Painted winged figure at top with foliate design painted at sides
Inscription
REMEMBER ALL THOSE/ THE BRAVE THE TRUE WHO/ DIED THE DEATH OF HONOUR AND/ ARE DEPARTED IN THE HOPE OF/ RESURRECTION TO ETERNAL LIFE/ IN THAT PLACE OF LIGHT WHENCE/ SORROW AND HONOUR ARE FAR/ BANISHED GIVE THEM REST O LORD/ THE LOVER OF MEN/ OFFICERS & MEN IXTH BATTN PRINCE OF WALES NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGT 37TH DIVISION PIONEERS 'A' COMPANY/ (NAMES)/ IF I SHOULD DIE, THINK ONLY THIS OF ME/ THAT THERE'S SOME CORNER OF A FOREIGN FIELD/ THAT IS FOREVER ENGLAND. THERE SHALL BE/ IN THAT RICH EARTH EART, A RICHER DUST CONCEALED/ A DUST WHOM ENGLAND BORE, SHAPED, MADE AWARE/ GAVE ONCE HER FLOWERS TO LOVE, HER WAYS TO ROAM/ A BODY OF ENGLAND'S BREATHING ENGLISH AIR/ WASHED BY THE RIVERS, BLEST BY SINS OF HOME./ (...)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ault, E
Barcroft, J
Burrows, J
Glover, A
Green, T Seaman
Grepp, W
Grocott, J
Harmer, Gerald
Mountford, J
Needham, A C
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 251
    Served and returned: 239
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment,place of death, surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 500MM, height 1250MM, width 660MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
2000: SECTONS OF THE PAINT HAVE DISAPPEARED AND IT IS PLANNED TO HAVE THE MEORIAL REPAIRED WHEN THERE IS MONEY AVAILABLE
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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