War Memorial: Kidsgrove Garden of Remembrance, Kidsgrove, Staffordshire.
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N 53° 05.038 W 002° 14.632
30U E 550645 N 5881878
Quick Description: Kidsgrove War Memorial is located in a Garden of Remembrance, situated opposite St Thomas Church on The Avenue, Kidsgrove.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/15/2017 4:39:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMTWMV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 6

Long Description:
The memorial is a stone obelisk with a Latin cross in relief on the front face. The sculptor was Mr Francis Clare. Beneath the cross engraved into the stone are the dates:
1914
1918
1939
1945
On the plinth beneath the obelisk there is a brass plaque that has the inscription:
This Memorial was presented by the Kidsgrove- Talke and District Branch, of the Royal British Legion in 1977.
Sculptor. Mr Francis Clare

The memorial is set in a peaceful remembrance garden with grass and trees.The inscription at the gates reads 1914 1918 Memorial Gardens 1939 1945.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

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


In Honor Of: Only the dates for World War I and World War II are engraved on the front face of the memorial.

Marker Text:
Inscription on a plaque on the plinth beneath the obelisk reads as follows: This Memorial was presented by the Kidsgrove- Talke and District Branch, of the Royal British Legion in 1977. Sculptor. Mr Francis Clare


Who Put it Here?: Kidsgrove- Talke and District Branch, of the Royal British Legion

Description of Memorial:
This site features a well kept memorial in the shape of a stone obelisk. The entrance gates to the garden have a commemorative inscription.


Date of dedication: Not listed

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