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STONEY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2012

The Stoney Stanton War Memorial is to be found in the grounds of St Micahel's Church. Stoney Stanton, Leicestershire. It takes the form of a rought Celtic wheel cross mounted on a shaft and plinth standing on a three-stepped base. There is knot work on the arms of the cross and the inscription is in black lettering. There are approximetaly 22 names listed for World War 1 and none for World War 2. The memorial was unveiled by Colonel R E Martin and dedicated by the Archdeacon of Leicester on 7 January 1921. The monies were raised privately, £450; the masons were Mountsorrel Granite Company.

From an old postcard

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE
GALLANT MEN OF STONEY STANTON
WHO GAVE THIER LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY
1914 - 1918
LEST WE FORGET

 

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Last updated 26 April, 2012

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