Waterhouses and District War Memorial - Waterhouses, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.
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N 53° 03.005 W 001° 52.781
30U E 575096 N 5878428
Quick Description: This war memorial is located on the A523 Leek Road in the village of Waterhouses.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/17/2018 6:01:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMXJ1D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
Views: 2

Long Description:
The memorial is a stone cairn that measures: height C 5FT, width 5FT. There is a stainless steel dedicatory plaque set into the front face. A small Latin cross surmounts the top of the cairn.

It is located on the A523 Leek Road in Waterhouses. It is set in a small area enclosed by a stone wall to the back and one side, and a chain fence along the edge of the pavement to the front and side.
There are planters and two benches set to either side of the memorial.

The memorial commemorates the residents of Waterhouses and District who lost there lives in the First World War, although the war is not mentioned on the memorial.

The plaque is inscribed as follows;

'WATERHOUSES & DISTRICT ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
ROLL OF HONOUR

(Royal British Legion emblem)

WE WILL REMEMBER THESE MEN OF OUR VILLAGES,
OUR COMRADES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY.

From The Parish Of BUTTERTON
Albert Hall

From The Parish Of CAULDON
Tom Bentley
Ernest Bridgewood
Percival Boroughs
Tom Critchlow
George Higton
Joseph Richardson
John Roberts
James Salt
Percy Davies
John Stone
George Waring
Joseph Richardson
From The Parish Of CALTON

John Ernest Twigg
Frederick Thomas George Payton
Frederick smith
Alfred Braddock
Clement Watson Payton
Ernest Prime
Frederick Ditchfield
John Austin

From The Parish Of GRINDON
Harold Burnett
James A. Carter

William Critchlow
John Mycock
Harry Mycock

From The Parish Of ONECOTE
Richard Cantrill
William Critchlow
George Kirkham
Tom Poyser
Tom Weston
Sheriffe Wood

From The Parish of WATERFALL
Charles Braddock
Ernest bold
Fred Piggot
Herman Robotham
John Twigg
Maurice Austin
William Edge
Thomas Albert Hall
Arthur Jones
Anthony W.Parish


THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT
GROW OLD, AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM
NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN, AT THE GOING DOWN
OF THE SUN AND IN THE MOTRNING,
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM'

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Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: WE WILL REMEMBER THESE MEN OF OUR VILLAGES, OUR COMRADES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY.

Marker Text:
See the Long Description


Who Put it Here?: WATERHOUSES & DISTRICT ROYAL BRITISH LEGION

Description of Memorial:
See Long Description


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Date of dedication: Not listed

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