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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stoke On Trent
Town
Trent Vale
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38438
Current location

ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH
Newcastle Rd
Trent Vale
Stoke On Trent
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 863 436
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING PLINTH, SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CROSS AND ALL THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH NATIONAL EMBLEMS OF ENGLAND, IRELAND, SCOTLAND AND WALES CARVED ON THE FACE OF THE CROSS. FLAGS, BANNERS AND A WREATH CARVED ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE SHAFT. MEDALLION FLANKED BY FOLIAGE CARVED AT THE FOOT OF THE 6 O'CLOCK BASE
Inscription
AROUND TOP OF PLINTH: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY/ VOLUNTARY/ SUBSCRIPTIONS 6 O'CLOCK FACE, SHAFT: 1914/ FOR OUR/ COUNTRY/ 1918 6 O'CLOCK FACE, BASE: PEACE/ 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashcroft, H T
Bennett, F
Bennett, V
Bloor, G
Boardman, G
Boardman, W
Bourne, H
Box, J
Brammer, H
Brown, J C
See details for all 54 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 54
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 1300MM, height C 3250MM, width C 1300MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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