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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Staffordshire
Town
Yoxall
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
80792
Previous locations
  • St Peters Churchyard
    King St
    Yoxall
    East Staffordshire
    Staffordshire
    DE13 8NE
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 14173 19081
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Private stone Calvary Cross on two steps. Front face a bears a brass roundel with the Royal Arms Helmet Plate style Badge of the Royal Artillery.
Inscription
IN THANKSGIVING TO ALMIGHTY GOD / FOR THE / BEAUTIFUL LIFE AND GLORIOUS DEATH / OF HUMPHREY WARWICK ARDEN BA OD OR / KILLED AT MESSINES 6TH JUNE 1917, AGED 25 / LAID TO REST AT BAILLEUL ??).... (Illegible)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arden, Humphrey Warwick
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Calvary
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Father had been the parish Rector for Yoxall. Parents’ and sister’s ashes lie beneath the Calvary.

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