Roll of Homour
in St. Mary's Church
There is a new Roll of Honour for the Great War, 1914 - 1918, which includes some entries that had previously been omitted. This has replaced the original one that hung in St. Mary's Church.
The names below are those included in the list.
ANDREWS Cambridge, ANDREWS Frank, ANDREWS Norman
AVIS Frank, BARRETT David, BARRETT Robert
BARRETT John (died), BLYTH James, BROOKES James
BUCK Jack (died) NEW, COOPER Gordon, COOPER Herbert (died)
COOPER Lewis (died) NEW, DEWING Alfred, DICKERSON Frederick (died) NEW
DURRANT Russell, DYE George (died) NEW, FEEK Frederick (died) NEW
FULLER Edgar, GOWING Ernest, GOWING Alfred
GOWING Will, GOODSWEN Arthur, GOATE Ellis
HARWIN Ralph (died), HEROD Laurence (died) NEW, HOWELL Sidney
HOWELL Ben, KNIVETT Fred, KIRBY Edward
LEVERETT Herbert, LINCOLN Cubitt, LINCOLN George
LLOYD Frederick (died) NEW, PIDGEON Fred, PIDGEON Walter
PIDGEON William (died) NEW, PIDGEON John, PINCH Henry
POTTER Herbert, POTTER William, SCRANCHER Fred
SEMMENS George, SHELDRAKE George, SHELDRAKE John (died) NEW
SQUIRES Arthur, SUCKLING Jack (died, THORPE Robert
WARNES Percy, WHINCUP John (died), WRIGHT Sidney
Also in the church in a stone memorial giving the names of those who died in WW1 (now outdated) and WW2.
The five who died in WW1 are included on the original hand written scroll, and now on the updated one.
The names below are those who lost their lives in WW2:
BRIGHTON Gordon (died), DYE Brian (died)
A booklet is being prepared on all those included on the Roll of Honour and the current version is available on the Publications page.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission - a commemoration to the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars is a very useful source of information.