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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Newcastle Under Lyme
Town
Hales
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51111
Current location

PARISH CHURCH
Hales
Newcastle Under Lyme
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 713 340
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH TAPERED SHAFT AND SANDSTONE CROSS. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION ON STONE TABLETS INSET INTO THE BOUNDARY WALL IN FRONT OF THE CROSS. SWORD CARVED IN RELIEF ON THE FRONT AND REAR FACE OF THE CROSS.
Inscription
CENTRE PANEL: TO THE GLORY AND/ HONOUR OF THOSE MEN/ OF THE PARISH OF/ TYRLEY WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1939 - 1945 LEFT AND RIGHT HAND PANELS: (NAMES) CROSS: 1914/ 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, F H
Coghill, N H
Davidson, S J
Harding, E R
Jones, J
Jones, W W
Olsbury, G
Orwell, J
Reynolds, E
Suthern, D M
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 18
    Died: 18
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: rank,surname,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 2
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: height 900MM, width 2000MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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