TO THE MEMORY OF THE/ OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF THE/ PARISH OF NORTON/ WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES/ IN THE/ GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ 1914-1919
THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION
The names of 24 'Officers' and 'Men' (categorised separately) are also listed on the other three facets of the base of the memorial.
A further inscription at the
base of the memorial, added in 1999, reads;
WE ALSO REMEMBER WITH GRATITUDE THOSE WHO FELL BETWEEN 1989 AND 1945 AND ITS SUBSEQUENT CONFLICTS
The makers name: MAILE &
Son / EUSTON RD LONDON appears on the side of the upper step.
The money was raised by public subscription. The memorial was built by Maile & Son of London.
Unveiling took place on 26th June 1920, by Mrs Isherwood-Bagshawe of Norton Oaks. The memorial was erected by public subscription in memory of the fallen of the 1914-18 war. A further stone was added in 1999 to commemorate those who died in the 1939-45 war and subsequent conflicts. 
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