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Normanton parish:

Altofts, War Memorial transcription:

The World War I and II memorial at Altofts.


The front of the memorial: (see also Photo)

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE GALLANT MEN OF
ALTOFTS WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

AMBLER, E. CROWTHER, W.O. HUDSON, S.T. STATHAM, W.
ARMSTRONG, J.J. ELLIOTT, W. HUNTON, F. STONE, J.M.
ARNOLD, J.W. FINN, J.P. INGHAM, C. STEEL, G.
ATACK, H. FLETCHER, W. INGHAM, F. STEEL, J.E.
BEDNALL, G. GARLAND, S. JONES, E. STEEL, J.J.
BEEVERS, M. GARLAND, T. JONES, R. SYKES, B.
BELL, T.W. GEESON, F.A. KENNINGLEY, C. TERRY, J.N.
BLISSETT, P. GILL, D. LEES, T.L. TODDINGTON, G.
BRADLEY, A. GLAZZARD, T. LONG, C.W. TOLSON, C.W.
BRAIN, A. GOLDBURY, E. MARSH, E. TOMLINSON, J.
BRAMHAM, A. GREENWOOD, W. MARSHALL, A.H. UNDERWOOD, J.W.
BROOKS, G.W. HATHERS, F. MELLOR, J.R. WALES, W.A.
BROMBY, F. HEPWORTH, A. MILNER, P. WARD, T.H.
BROWN, W. HICKMAN, L. MUSGRAVE, K. WATTON, J.
BURTON, T.A. HIGGINS, C. OSBORN, P. WHITING, S.V.
CHEESMAN, F. HILL, G. RAWSON, G.F. WILLIAMSON, M.
CHILTON, T.G. HINCKLEY, J. ROBINSON, G.C. WINSTONE, S.
COULTHARD, J. HUDSON, M. SHEARD, B.  

THEIR NAME LIVETH
FOR EVERMORE

The rear (1939-1945) of the memorial: (see also Photo)

1939 WORLD WAR 1945

THIS TABLET RECORDS THE NAMES OF THE MEN OF ALTOFTS,
WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE SERVICE OF
THEIR COUNTRY, AND TO WHOSE MEMORY IT IS DEDICATED.

BRADLEY, W. DYSON, A.F. KIRKHAM, L. RANSOME, H. STOREY, E.
CLARK, W. HARGRAVE, G.W. MORLEY, W. SHEPHERD, E. THEWSEY, H.
DAVIS, J. JACKSON, E.H.G. POVEY, M. SLACK, D. THOMPSON, A.
DEAKIN, R. JONES, L.A. RANDLE, A.W. SPENCER, H. WHITE, W.
DUNN, J.A.       YOUNG, R.J.

The bottom of the memorial: (see also Photo)

SON'S OF THIS PLACE, LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID
THAT YOU WHO LIVE ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD
THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT YOU WHO LIVE MAY REAP
A RICHER HARVEST, ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP.


Data transcribed by
Jack Parry.
from photography by Colin Hinson