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Wales parish:

Wales, War Memorial transcription:

The War Memorial at Wales.


The front of the Memorial:

To the Glory of God and in
grateful and sacred memory
of the men of Wales parish
who gave their lives for King
and Country in the Great War
1914-1919

Their name liveth for ever

This monument was erected
by the parishioners

1939-1945
Sapper J E Ashton Royal Engineers
Sergeant E Bailey Royal Artillery
L/Bombardier R Harmston Royal Artillery
Gunner O Hughes Royal Artillery
Driver C Perry RASC
Private I E Ellis RAMC
Staff Sergeant K Whetton RAMC
Sergeant G A Bateman 10th Royal Hussars
L/Sergeant J Beresford 17/21 Lancers
Corporal P Lebond Royal Signals
Sergeant G C Fletcher Royal Engineers
Corporal C Whitehouse Pioneer Corps
Private W E Mallender Leicestershire Regiment
Flight Lieutenant N L Baugh MC RAF
Flying Officer W H Eager DFC RCAF
Sergeant C D Parker RAF
Flight Sergeant E Froggatt RAF

Warrant Officer R Hughes Royal Navy
AB T Van den Bosch Merchant Navy
Corporal John Cahill Lancashire Fusiliers
Gunner J G Platts Royal Artillery

Post 1945
Private James Robert Borucki
3rd Battalion Parachute Regiment
Sapper Ian Collins Killed as a member of
the peace keeping force in Macedonia 2001 aged 22

The right hand side of the Memorial:
1914-1918

Kings Own
Yorkshire Light Infantry
Lce Corpl E Blewitt
Lce Corpl G H Lowder
Lce Corpl F Whyles
Signaller G Froggatt
Pte C Bailey
Pte H O Checkley
Pte L Cooper
Pte S Cooper
Pte J Fry
Pte G M Fretwell
Pte J R Hartshorn
Pte B Radford
Yorks and Lancaster Regt
Sergt B Barber
Lce Corpl H C Parkin
Pte W Bagshawe
Pte W A Emmerson
Pte L Gregory
Pte T Hawke
Pte W A Lamb
Pte J Whysall
Army Service Corps
Pte J Hall
R A M C
Pte T Mosley
Lce Corpl J R Whyles (Duke of Wellingtons)
died from the result of the war 1920

The left hand side of the Memorial:
Royal Navy Submarine L55
Able Seaman A Clarkson
20th Hussars
Pte J M Thornton
Royal Field Artillery
Corpl H Grounsell
Gunner A Goddard
Gunner C F Lee
Gunner F Tristram
Royal Garrison Artillery
Lieut H Martin DCM
Corpl H Hawkins
Royal Engineers
Sapper H Knapton
Grenadier Guards
Pte W Baines
Pte W Fletcher
Coldstream Guards
Pte H Barks
West Yorks
Pte R Hall
The rear of the memorial
East Yorks
Pte D Copestake
Pte W Hague
Pte S C Schofield
Lancashire Fusiliers
Pte W Williams
Scottish Rifles
Pte D Clarkson
WR Reg (Duke of Wellingtons)
Pte A Froggatt
North Staffs
Pte F Mortimer
Notts and Derby
Serg C Eyley
Corp H Fathers
Lce Corp A Fearn
Pte H Howarth
Pte A Johnson
Pte H Sissons
Pte C W Bradley
Pte C Elliott
Machine Gun Corps
Lce Corp C Chambers


Data transcribed by
Haydn Scott and Colin Hinson
from photography by Colin Hinson