Trentham War Memorial

The Grade II listed Trentham War Memorial was the gift from the women of Trentham to commemorate the 17 men of the parish who had died during the First World War. It was unveiled on the 2nd October 1921 by Brigadier-General Sir Smith Hill Child, 2nd Baronet and local MP. The memorial cross was designed by the architectural practice Adams and Watkin of Burslem and built by Thomas Godwin. It is situated to the front of the Grade I listed Mausoleum designed by Charles Heathcote Tatham and completed in 1808 for the Marquis of Stafford, later the first Duke of Sutherland.

Trentham War Memorial - (Information panel pdf)
Trentham War Memorial - a time line
Trentham Remembers 2020 - Tribute to the local men who died in both world wars - (Video 4:35)

A factsheet is available for each man named on the War Memorial.

World War One
Trentham War Memorial
World War Two
Joseph Bassett
Michael Beswick
William Brandrick
John Gordon Brassington
William Challinor
Donald Aubrey Chatham
William Clarke
Thomas Deakin
Claude Ramon Forse
Eric Heath Hughes
Stanley Fidler
Eric William Lakin
Alan Stuart Hughes
Michael Joseph Patrick O'Ryan
Thomas Hemmings
Hugh Sharpley
Leonard Johnson
Roger Sharpley
Sydney Charles Jones
Albert Joseph Wilson
William Jones
George William Paget
George Rogers
Harold Smith
Arthur Thorley
Harry Thorley
John Pearson Howson