Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the South Staffordshire area who died during the two World Wars.
The memorial consists of a large stepped cross with a panel containing the inscription 'In Glorious Memory of Stretton Men Who Fell in the Great War 1914-1919' and the names of the men. Beneath this, on a lower step is the inscription 'Let none forget how vast the debt we owe to those who died.'
Lieut. Francis A. Monckton - Scots Guards Lieut. Geoffrey V. F. Monckton - Scots Guards Lieut. Cyril Gwyer - Grenadier Guards Lieut. Christopher Monckton - Royal Flying Corps L. Corp. John Squire M.M. - West York Regt P'te Robert Ernest Herd - Welsh Regt P'te Frank Kingston - 96th Canadian Highlanders
|Rank||Name||Unit||Date of Death|
|Lieutenant||Francis Algernon Monckton||Scots Guards 1||1914-11-08|
|Lieutenant||Geoffrey Valentine Francis Monckton||Scots Guards 1||1915-01-25|
|Lieutenant||Cyril Gwyer||Grenadier Guards 2||1918-08-27|
|Lieutenant||Christopher Monckton||Royal Flying Corps||1916-07-01|
|Lance Corporal||John Squire||West Yorkshire 12||1917-05-03|
|Private||Robert Ernest Herd||Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2||1917-09-26|
|Private||Frank Kingston||96th Canadian Highlanders||1917-08-15|
This memorial has mostly been compiled from official sources. It would be good to be able to expand it with more personal material - memories, stories, photos, etc. If you have any suitable material or any corrections please contact Greg.