South Staffordshire War Memorials

Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the South Staffordshire area who died during the two World Wars.

Lapley War Memorial.

The memorial in the churchyard of All Saints, Lapley, consists of a large stepped cross with a panel containing the inscription 'To the Glorious Memory of the Men from this Parish who Gave Their Lives for God King & Empire in the Great War 1914 - 1919.' and the names of the men. Beneath this is the inscription 'Their Name Liveth For Evermore.'

Edmund Vaughan Mjr M.C.
John Beamond Pte
Daniel Bishton Bdr
Edwin Brereton Pnr
Ernald Brown L.Cp.
Sidney Brown Sgnr
Arthur Cooper Sgt
George Griffiths Pte
Pryce Griffiths Pte
Ernest Merrick Pte
William Poston Pte
William Salter Drvr
George Starkey Sgt
John Taylor Pte

On another side: '1939 - 1945
John Smith
Albert Taylor
Ishmael Whittingham

Not on the Memorial
Moses Lawrence

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.