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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newcastle Under Lyme
Town
Loggerheads
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
98831

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Current location

Dining Hall
Hugo Meynell CofE (VC) Primary School
Eccleshall Road
Loggerheads
Newcastle Under Lyme
Staffordshire
TF9 4NU
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 74209 35693
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • The Old School
    School Lane
    Ashley
    Newcastle Under Lyme
    Staffordshire
    TF9 4LF
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 76197 36540
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
White marble shouldered tablet with inscription in black capital lettering. This is topped by a black latin cross within a black crown.
Inscription
IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ FORMER SCHOLARS OF THIS SCHOOL WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR LIBERTY AND RIGHT/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919./ (Names)/ LET FUTURE GENERATIONS KEEP THEM/ IN CONTINUAL REMEMBRANCE,/ GIVING UNTO GOD THE THANKS AND THE GLORY./ ALSO IN THE 1939-45 WAR/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bagley, W
Bennett, G A
Bennett, H T
Bradbury, W G
Dean, W J
Fathers, O
Foxley, F
Gater, J
Gater, P
Gathercole, R H
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials and surname
    Order of information: By surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials and surname
    Order of information: By surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 1230mm, width 750mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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