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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Staffordshire Moorlands
Town
Calton
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1924
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51134
Current location

Set on the road facing centre of the outside wall.
St Mary's Memorial Hall
Back Lane
Calton
Staffordshire Moorlands
Staffordshire
ST10 3JX
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 10341 50182
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Extension to the school room to be used as a community hall. Dedicatory inscription on a stone tablet set into the first floor of the outside wall of the building.
Inscription
A.M.D.G./ CALTON SAINT MARY/ THIS SCHOOL ROOM WAS ENLARGED/ A.D. 1924/ FOR THE USE OF THE VILLAGERS OF CALTON/ AND CHIEFLY BY THEIR OWN EFFORTS,/ TO COMMEMORATE THE VICTORY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 TO 1918./ IN THANKSGIVING/ FOR THE SAFE RETURN FROM ACTIVE SERVICE OF/ (NAMES)/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (NAMES) 1939 (NAMES) 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Austin, J W
Barker, W
Bold, C E
Braddock, A
Braddock, A
Braddock, C
Braddock, G
Braddock, J
Burton, W
Ditchfield, A
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 28
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 2000mm, width C 1000mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
C 2001: THE TABLET WAS RECUT AT A COST OF & £163;400. THERE ARE PLANS TO HAVE IT RELETTERED AT A COST OF & £163;400 IF FUNDS CAN BE FOUND.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Memorial hall committee
Reference

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