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Brotherton parish:

Brotherton, War Memorial transcription:

The World War I and World War II memorial at Brotherton.


The inscription on the front (face 1) of the memorial (see also Photo)

1914 - 1918
IN GLORIOUS AND
EVERLASTING
MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF
BROTHERTON
WHO FELL IN
THE GREAT WAR

The inscription on the left (face 2) of the memorial (see also Photo)

HUGH ALDERSEY
RICHARD BAILIFF
WILLIAM BRAMHAM
GEORGE DEAN
SYDNEY DUDLEY
PERCY FOX
WILLIAM HARGREAVES
DENNIS HUNTER
GEORGE HUNTER
GREGORY HUTCHINSON
TOM MATTISON

The inscription on the right (face 4) of the memorial (see also Photo)

WALKER MURRAY
JOHN PALMER
ALMA PICKERING
FREDERICK POULSON
CLAUDE PROCTER
HARRY SHAW
HENRY THOMPSON
GEORGE R. TOWNSLEY
JOE WARDLE
SIDNEY WATMOUGH
HARRY WILSON
JOHN WILSON
CHARLES WOODHOUSE

The inscription on the rear (face 3) of the memorial (see also Photo)

BUT THE MEN WERE
VERY GOOD TO US
AND WE WERE NOT
HURT
THEY WERE A WILL
UNTO US BOTH BY
NIGHT
AND DAY
1 SAMUEL.XXV.15.16

The WWII inscription on the front (face 1) of the memorial (see also Photo)

1939 - 1945
ERNEST MILNER
VICTOR MILNER
JACK MURGATROYD
GERALD SMITH
GEORGE TAYLOR

The WWII inscription on the left (face 2) of the memorial (see also Photo)

CHARLES O. BRAMHAM
ROY EATON
FRANCIS FAWCETT
MICHAEL FLAHERTY
WILLIAM HODGSON
GEORGE HODGSON

The WWII inscription on the right (face 4) of the memorial (see also Photo)

CYRIL TOWELL
GREGORY TOWELL
HAROLD TOWELL
CYRIL VAUSE
FRANK WILKINSON
TOM WRIGHT


Data transcribed by
Jack Parry.
from photography by Colin Hinson