Wetheral Lychgate

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Reference WMO/119507

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Holy Trinity and St Constantine Church

The Green

Wetheral

CA4 8HA

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Lychgate
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Afghanistan (2001 -)
About the memorial: Wetheral war memorial lychgate stands in the closed churchyard of Holy Trinity and St Constantine Church on The Green. It is within a conservation area and part of the curtilage of the Grade II* listed Church. There is also a modern piece of card as a Roll of Honour on a velvet cushion in a modern wood & glass display case inside the Church. Note that Keith Alister is NOT on the Lych Gate Memorial, conversely Lt J D Main Austin (WW2) on the Lych Gate is not on this Roll of Honour.
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To the glorious memory of those from this parish / who in the Great War in defence of God King & Country passed through the grave and gate of death / This gate is erected / 1914 1918 / 1939 1945

LYCHGATE-LCpl John Leonard Caton Border 6 Sept. 1915 France, C.S.M. Thomas Wood Border 4 Sept. 1916 France, Pte Stanley Steel R.Fus. 14 Oct. 1916 France, Pte Thomas Bell W.C.Yeo 26 Apl. 1917 France, 2Lt. Percy Langhorn Thompson D.L.I. 12 June 1917 Belgium, Rflm Arthur Hill L.Lpls 31 July 1917 France, Pte Gilbert Steel Clarke WC.Yeo 28 Oct. 1917 Belgium, Pte J.W. Bedwell Slater W.Yorks 26 Dec 1917 / Pte Robert Watson E.Yorks 27 May 1918 France, Pte Thomas Taylor M.M. Notts&Derby 8 Oct. 1918 Belgium, Spr George Bowman R.E. 18 Oct 1918 Salonica, Pte William Geo. Barnfather Border. 4 Nov. 1918 France, Pte James Park R.G.A. 12 Nov 1918 France, Stf Nurse Margaret E. Duckers Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. 16 May 1918 Salonica / Lt JDJ. Mein-Austin 3rd Carabiniers. 13 Oct 1944 Burma, Sgt Robert WB. Brown R.A.F. 6 April 1942 Belgium, Dvr Joseph J. Dickson R.A.S.C. 14 May 1945 England, Pte Arthur Dixon London Scottish 19 Nov. 1943 Italy, Lt William A. Goddard Border Regt. 16 Oct. 1944 Italy, Cpl James H. Johnson R.A.F. 20 Aug. 1942 England, P/O Harvey S. Little R.A.F. 31 May 1942 England / Stk 1st Class Reginald Lomas R.N. 25 Feb. 1941 North Sea, Pte Leonard Lomas Loyal Regt (North Lancs) 16 Feb. 1944 Italy, Maj Arthur P.T. Mason R.A. 28 Nov. 1945 England, Flt Sgt Thomas Roper R.A.F. 1 April 1942 Belgium, Gnr John Walton R.A. 5 May 1944 Burma, Plt Sgt Norman Warwick R.A.F. 11 Sep. 1944 Germany, Tpr Wallace Dodd 4th Royal Tank Regt. 20 June 1942 N. Africa / Cpl. Sarah L. Bryant (Nee Feely) B.A.I.C. 17 June 2008 AfghanistanROLL OF HONOUR CARD-Keith Alister/William Barnfather/Thomas Bell/George Bowman/Robert Brown/John Caton/Gilbert Clarke/Arthur Dixon/ Joseph Dickson/Wallace Dodd/William Goddard/Arthur Hill/James Johnson/Harvey Little/Leonard Lomas/ Reginald Lomas/Arthur Mason/James Park/Thomas Roper/Stanley Steel/Bedwell Slater/Thomas Taylor/ Percy Thomson [on Lych gate as Thompson]/John Walton/Norman Warwick/Robert Watson/Thomas Wood/ Staff Nurse Margaret Duckers/and Corporal Sarah Bryant who died in Afghanistan in 2008

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