Trentham War Memorial - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.
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N 52° 57.995 W 002° 11.892
30U E 553850 N 5868853
Quick Description: Trentham War Memorial is located on Stone Road in Trentham.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/29/2017 8:51:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMVKGA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
Trentham War Memorial Cross stands in the grounds at the entrance to the Sutherland Mausoleum on Stone Road in Trentham.

It commemorates the residents of Trentham who were killed in the First and Second World Wars.

The memorial was designed by MESSRS WATKIN AND ADAMS and built by MR THOMAS GODWIN and was unveiled on Sunday 2 October 1921.
Description;
A three stepped square base surmounted by a plinth, with a tapering shaft
and Latin cross.

The inscriptions are as follows:-

On the 12 O'CLOCK FACE the dedication reads:
“This memorial cross is the gift of the women of Trentham”.

On the 6 O'CLOCK FACE: the dedication reads:
1914 - 1918 "In grateful memory of the men of Trentham who fell in the Great War" and lists the 17 names below.
Joseph Bassett
William Brandrick
William Challinor
William Clarke
Claude Ramon Forse
Stanley Fidler
Alan Stuart Hughes
Thomas Hemmings
Sydney Charles Jones
Leonard Johnson
William Jones
George William Paget
Harry Thorley
Arthur Thorley
Harold Smith
George Rogers
John Pearson Howson

On the 9 O'CLOCK FACE: the dedication reads:
1939 TO 1945
Michael Robert Beswick
John Gordon Brassington
Donald Aubery F. Chatham
Thomas Deakin
Eric Heath Hughes
Eric William Lakin
Michael Joseph O'Ryan
Roger Sharpley
Albert Joseph Wilson

Underneath the above;
John Pearson Howson 1914- 1918

Trentham World War 1 Project: (visit link)
Source: Trentham Cross - website: (visit link)
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I World War II


In Honor Of: In grateful memory of the men of Trentham who fell in the Great War

Marker Text:
See long description.


Date of dedication: 2nd Oct 1921

Who Put it Here?: The women of Trentham

Description of Memorial:
The memorial is located in the grounds of the Sutherland Mausoleum on Stone Road in Trentham.


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