War Memorial Gardens, Hednesford 9352

Cannock, England, Staffordshire, Cannock Chase

Brief Description

The war memorial is a square column featuring bronze plaques near the base carrying the names of the fallen of World War 1. Both this and the gates are listed Grade II. Further stone plaques commemorate the dead of World War 2 and the Korean War. The war memorial is set on high ground within a memorial landscape. It is approached by a long straight path lined by mature trees.

History

The creation of a war memorial for Hednesford was proposed in 1918. The land was given by the Marquis of Anglesey in 1920, and the war memorial was unveiled by Princess Alice in 1922.

Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Hednesford
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)