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Rotherham parish:

Thorpe Hesley, War Memorial transcription:

The War Memorial in the Churchyard at Thorpe Hesley.

The front of the Memorial:

To the glory of God
and in honoured memory of
the brave and gallant men
of this village
who fell gloriously
for their country in
the Great War
1914 - 1919
also of those of war
1939 - 1946

Flt Sgt A Beard
Sqn Ldr R P Coldwell DSO DFM
L/Cpl E Fletcher
Pte C Moxon
Gnr A Parkin
Pte K Stocks
Pte J Watson
AB N Whitham
AB W Whitham

"Greater love hath no man
than this that a man lay down
his life for his friends"

The left hand side of the Memorial:

Pte C Arnold
Cpl F Matthews
Cpl F Stacey
Bdr A Stacey
Lieut C Cutt
L/Cpl W B Binder
Gnr C H Mallinson
Pte M Willey
L/Cpl J W Bamforth
L/Cpl S Greensmith
Pte H Burgin
Pte E Hague
Pte T Sylvester
Pte W A Witham
Pte H Green
Sgt M Law
Pte C Spreckley
Pte A Layte
2nd Lieut W Wright DCM
Pte F Mallinson
The right hand side of the Memorial:

Pte S Trueman
Pte W Hague
Pte R Moran
Pte J Stenton
Spr G H Watson
Pte C Justice
Pte E Moorby
Pte J Swift
Pte E Moxon
Sgt E Stacey
Pte G Collins
Pte P Cooper
Pte W Sylvester
Pte D Armstrong
Pte C Portman
Gnr H Needham
Pte H Peart
Pte H Stewart
Pte A Rushton
Dvr R Northcliff

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