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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Newcastle Under Lyme
Town
Alsagers Bank
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22-09-1924
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68674

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Current location

High Street
Alsagers Bank
Newcastle Under Lyme
Staffordshire
ST7 8BQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 80382 48848
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A white and pink marble obelisk set on a plinth with wreaths engraved on all faces. Inscription and names are carved into the faces on plinth. Carved lettering in caps.
Inscription
SIDE 1 -1914-1918/ FOR OUR /GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1939-1945 / FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH/ (NAMES) SIDE 2 -1914-1918/(NAMES) SIDE 3 -1914-1918/ THEY DIED THAT/ WE MIGHT LIVE/ SIDE 4 -1914-1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, Albert
Bailey, Frederick W
Barlow, Albert
Barnett, James
Bateman, Henry
Beech, Cyril
Birkin, Enoch
Boulton, Frank
Bowers, Charles
Brockley, George T
See details for all 62 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Pink
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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