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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Newcastle Under Lyme
Town
Madeley Heath
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: C 18 Nov.1949
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 August 1921
    Attended by: LORD FORESTER
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61497

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Current location

Madeley Heath
At junction of the A525 and A5313
west of Newcastle under Lyme
Madeley Heath
Newcastle Under Lyme
Staffordshire
CW3 9LH
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ7840645579
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square sided tapered plinth surmounted by a sculpted figure of a soldier in service dress with rifle and cap. The memorial is enclosed by wrought iron railings. Dedicatory inscriptions incised: WW1 at front, WW2 on one side.
Inscription
Front view: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ PRIVATES/ (Names) THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE. Side view: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allman, H
Barlow, J
Beeston, F T
Bithell, J
Bostock, W
Boulton, W
Bowen, J
Broadgate, J W
Brown, G
Brown, W
See details for all 59 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, decorations
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Madeley War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • War Memorials Trust Bulletin No.59 (Nov. 2013) pp.8-9. Published:War Memorials Trust London Includes information on some of the casuaties and a list of sources used in researching the memorial.

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