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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)
Maker
MINTON HOLLINS POTTERY LTD (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: July 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38390
Current location

Staircase wall.
Town Hall
Albert Square
Fenton
Stoke On Trent
Staffordshire
ST4 3FA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 891 446
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TABLET FORMED BY SQUARE WHITE CERAMIC TILES FRAMED WITHIN A DARK GREEN CERAMIC FRAME. MAIN INSCRIPTION IN BLACK AND RED LETTERING. MOSIAC INSCRIPTION AT THE BASE
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF FENTON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918./ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 497
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 497
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height c3350mm, width 2440mm
    Materials: Ceramic
Listing information
Condition
History
2019- Building saved from demolition- memorial secure; 2013, May: site is now for sale and future of memorial is uncertain. Fenton Community Association are acting to save the memorials in the building.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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