Tunstall Memorial Gardens
Cenotaph in Tunstall
photos: Nov 2009
This war memorial commemorating both the
First and Second World Wars, stands in Tunstall Memorial Gardens, The
Two of the faces read:
"To the glorious memory of the men of Tunstall who gave their lives
during the Great War 1914 - 1918"
The remaining two faces depict a wreath with the dates '1939 - 1945'
inscribed inside to commemorate World War II.
We will Remember them
Nearly 1,000 names from
those who fell in the First and Second World Wars formed the main part
of the new memorial, along with a plaque remembering those who died in
On the 12th September 2009 war
veterans, scouts and cadets marched from Ryan Hall in Tunstall, led by
members of the Band of the Black Watch Regiment, to the memorial
From there the Lord Mayor, Councillor
Jean Bowers officially unveiled the memorial, and performed the
handover to the Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire, James Hawley.
Pupils from Brownhills School read
the Ode of Remembrance, and members of the Salvation Army playing