Staffordshire County War Memorial
Type War Memorial
The memorial stands on four steps. The upper stage of the base has an inset bronze plaque with an inscription. It is surmounted by the plinth, which is decorated with laurels around the bottom, a large Staffordshire knot and small roundels containing the crests and coats of arms of the different regiments involved. The plinth is topped by a large bronze group of a Winged Victory standing on a rocky base, holding the bridle of a horse in her right hand. She represents Victory subduing the war-like passions of the enemy. The horse has his left front foot on the rocky outcrop on which Victory is standing; his right front foot is raised off the ground.
The pedestal and figures were repaired in 1996 at a cost of £13,000.
on front of plinth: NON NOS IMMEMORES (We will not forget)
below, on plaque on upper stage of base: TO THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF STAFFORDSHIRE UNITS AND ALL OTHER STAFFORDSHIRE MEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
lower stage of base: THEIR REST SHALL BE GLORIOUS
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