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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Staffordshire Moorlands
Town
Endon
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9th November 1947
    Attended by: Mrs. E. Stubbs, of Hallwater, Endon, whose son, Private W. Stubbs, was the first man from the village to lose his life.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9th November 1947
    Attended by: Rev. J. K. Ashton (Vicar of Endon), Rev. W. J. Gardner (Methodist Minister at Endon) and the Rev. J. Jackson (Trinity Methodist Church, Stockton Brook).
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
84651
Current location

Estimated position so only six digits used
St. Luke's Parish Church
High View Road
Endon
Staffordshire Moorlands
Staffordshire
ST9 9HS
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 928 537
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Newspaper report of the unveiling of the WW2 tablet. So far not found the WW1 unveiling, earliest reference to a WW1 memorial is 6th December 1923. Obelisk in churchyard with WW1 names on three sides and WW2 plaque added. Also a bound Roll of Honour in the church with the 27 names.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF THIS / PARISH WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1919. Names on three sides WWII Plaque AND / TO THE MEMORY OF / THOSE OF THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945 / (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, Cyril
Bailey, James A.
Berrisford, Fred
Columbell, Alfred
Cordall, Robert O.
Coulter, Joan
Ford, Frank
Frost, James
Gimcock, John
Green, Arthur
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank
    Order of information: surname, forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank,
    Order of information: surname, forename
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: 6th December 1923, "£230 had been expended on the monument erected. Further news reports in 1935 on the transfer of the War Memorial land to the control of the council.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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