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War Memorial-WW 2

St. Mary’s has separate War Memorials for the two World Wars

Second World War (1939 - 1945) War Memorial

Picture of the memorial for Second World War. It shows the names of the men from the parish who died in the second world war.

The sacrifice of the men from St. Mary’s parish who died in the second world war was commemorated by the building of the choir vestry on the north side of the church which was opened in 1952.  The vestry cost £3,200.

The names of the twenty two men from St. Mary’s parish who were killed are commemorated on a wooden plaque inside the choir vestry.

The following inscriptions appear on this war memorial.


THIS VESTRY WAS ERECTED IN 1952 TO
THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF
THOSE IN THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THE
LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE WAR
1939 - 1945

F. ALMOND F. FAIRHURST S.NORCROSS
G.S. BAKER G.E. GLASSMAN J.J. PARKER
F. BETHEL G.F. HASLAM R.E. STEVENTON
H. BOARDMAN T. HORROCKS J.E. SUNTER
E.J.S. BROOKS R.S. JARRETT G. WADE
J.B. DODDS R.R. MABEN P. WALLWORTH
L. DURHAM E.D NEAL G.W. HOWELL
E. CROSS    

Information on the 22 men who gave their lives in World War2

The following information on each of the twenty two men who's names appear on this War Memorial has been collated by Mrs Sue Williams to whom we are most grateful.

The information provided has been drawn from various sources and is as accurate as possible, if you notice any mistakes please advise Sue at: peterwilliams27@hotmail.com.

Sue wishes to thank all of those who have provided the information and if anyone has any further information or pictures please contact her..

See below for links to the pages containing details of the individuals whose names are recorded on the War Mermorial.

 

 

 

 

 


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01-Incumbents - WW 2

02-Details of the men who died in WW 2