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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Lichfield
Town
Chasetown
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66198
Current location

Chasetown Memorial Garden
Queen Street/ High Street
Chasetown
Lichfield
Staffordshire
WS7 3YZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 045 080
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross with a tapering shaft, plinth, two steps and a base. Tablets with the dedication and names on 6 & 12 o'clock faces. Located within the Chasetown Memorial Park.
Inscription
6o'clock face: A TRIBUTE TO THE MEN OF/ CHASETOWN/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1939 - 45./ MANY FRAGRANT MEMORIES./ (Names)/ WE WILL NOT FORGET. 12 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF ALL CHASETOWN/ MEN WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ 1914 - 1918 AND PARTICULARLY OF THE FOLLOWING/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY./ (Names)/ LEST WE FORGET.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Park
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Plant Material
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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