At present no image of this war memorial is available for online display. If you have a photograph of this war memorial, please send it to memorials@iwm.org.uk for inclusion on the Register. The image will be credited to yourself and free for reuse for non-commercial purposes by others under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Stoke On Trent
Town
Hanley
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38401
Current location

St John the Evangelist Church (Redundant)
Town Rd
Hanley
Stoke On Trent
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 885 478
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
Bound Book of Remembrance placed within a glazed case. Tooled gold lettered inscription the front of the cover and gold and red written inscription inside the book.
Inscription
Front cover: HANLEY OLD CHURCH/ ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST/ 1914 - 1918 Inside Book: ROLL OF HONOUR/ TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF THE MEN/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE DURING THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ AND WHO WERE MEMBERS OF THIS CONGREGATION/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbotts, Ernest
Austin, William Arthur
Baker, Reginald
Barnett, A
Barrett, George
Billingsley, Richard
Binns, Charles
Birch, George
Brassington, Thomas Henry
Brereton, Arthur
See details for all 99 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 97
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 97
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass, Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
1988: Church made redundant and future of the memorial is uncertain. Friends of St Johns set up in 1993 to try to save the building 2005: Trust has carried out a feasibility study for conversion of the church into an auditorium, music school of excellence, cafe, shop and rentable space.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
Lichfield Diocesan Redundant Churches Committee

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-38401

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.