Cotton College

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Reference WMO/203567


Opposite Faber Catholic Primary School

Cotton Lane


Stoke on Trent

ST10 3DN


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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Latin cross
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Unknown
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Cross dedicated to those from Cotton College who lost their lives during the First World War. The memorial was formerly located in the grounds of St Wilfrid's Church, however following the closure of the church in 2010 the memorial was relocated to its current site in 2016. The memorial is accessible via the small graveyard
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SODALIBUS QUI CONTRA HOSTES INFESTISSIMOS FORTITER PRO PATRIA FRATRIBUSQUE ANIMAE NON PEPERCERE FILII S. WILFRIDS AD PERPETUAM BENEFICII MEMORIAM GRATISSIMI DEDICARUNT. AD VIII: KAL : JUN;: MCMXX Sodalibus qui contra infestissimus hostes fortiter dimicantes pro patria fratribusque animae pepercere filii S.Wilfridi ad perpetuam beneficii memoriam gratissimi dedicarunt Approximate translation “Members who are strongly against the hostile enemy to fight for their country and one’s brothers and of the soul, The eternal withheld S.Wilfridi benefits most dedicated memory”

Joseph Arnold, William Arnold, John Aspinall, Robert Bickerdike, Robert Blake, Vincent Butler, Benjamin Cain, Harold Cain, Cyril Campbell, Albert Dale, Stephen Dale, Shirley Day, Charles Davis, Edwin Dean, Oscar Drinkwater, William Gore, Clement Haskew, Charles Howell, John Iles, Reginald Ives, Leo Kelly, Thomas Luby, James McClafferty, Austin McDonald, John Molloy, Stuart Moore, James Murray, Vincent O’Brien, Frank Rogers, Bartholomew Scanlon, Adair Thompson, Dr F.J. de Verteuil, Oswald Ward, George White, Harold Wilke, Bernard Woodall. John Byatt, Peter Clibbery, Christopher Cox, Gerald Featherstone, Peter Firkins, Philip Firkins, Terence Flynn, Wilfrid Flynn Bernard Gately William Goodyear John Hayes Philip Hermolle, Mark Knowles, Armel O’Connor, Paul Solon, Robert Walker- Lutz, Edwin Wilkinson,Wilfrid J Allen.



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