WHITNASH

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Reference WMO173963

Address:

Village Green (outside St Margaret's Church)

Church Lane

Whitnash

Near Leamington Spa

England

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Afghanistan (1900-1999)
About the memorial: Obelisk, with dedication, set on capped plinth, with names, set on square stone base.Memorial stands on platform accessed by set of 3 steps. there is a further small plaque in front of the memorial.
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All information is provided in good faith but, on occasions errors may occur. Should this be the case, if new information can be verified please supply it to the author and corrections will then be made. This memorial has been compiled with additional information by kind permission of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, and from Ancestry.co.uk To the Glory of God and in grateful memory of the men from this parish who suffered and gave their lives for their country. ALLIBONE, Henry James Sidney Green. Private 266607, 1/7th, Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died on the 30th October 1918, age 28 of influenza in Italy. He was the foster son of John and Emma Doughty of 36, Althorpe Street, Leamington. He is at rest in Montecchio Precalcine Communal Cemetery Extension. Italy. BATCHELOR, Albert Thomas. Rifleman Y/1251, 4th, King’s Royal Rifle Corps who died of wounds on the 9th November 1918 aged 27. He was born at Blisworth, Northamptonshire and enlisted at Warwick. He was born in 1891 to George and Emma who in 1911 were living as a family in Whitnash. He is at rest in Ghissignies British Cemetery, France. BATCHELOR, Ernest Edward. Private 1301, 2nd Royal Warwickshire Regiment killed in action on the 16th May 1915. He was born at Whitnash, and enlisted in Coventry. He was the son of William and Eliza Gertrude Batchelor, of Ebenezer Cottage, Tachbrook Road., Whitnash, Leamington Spa. His mother was granted a war gratuity on the 11th November 1915, revised on the 24th July 1919. He is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, France BIFFIN, Sydney Richard, Military Medal. Private S/110309, 2nd, Seaforth Highlanders who was killed in action on the 2nd November 1918 aged 28. He was the son of John William and Eva of “Avondale,” St. Margaret’s Terrace, Whitnash, Leamington Spa. In 1911 he was living with his parents and siblings at 6, Heathcote Terrace, Whitnash. He was employed as a railway plate layer. He is at rest in Preseau Communal Cemetery Extension, France BUTLER, Harry. Private 25966, 20th Durham Light Infantry, formerly 19087, Hussars, who killed in action on the 3rd June 1917, aged 22 Son of Alfred and Sarah Ann Butler, of Leamington Spa. He is at rest in Dickebusch New Military Cemetery Extension, Belgium. CHIMES, George Dudley Walter. Corporal 33034, 6th Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry who died on the 7th October 1916, aged 34. He was the son of Major George Martin Chimes, (R.E.), and Rose Bella Tait Chimes of Gordon House, Whitnash, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. DUCKETT, Arthur. Private 28809, 11th Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died on the 9th October 1917 aged 25. He was the son of John and Julia Duckett, of Southam, Rugby, Warwickshire. He is at rest in Voormezeele Enclosures. No 1 and No2, Belgium. MANN, Albert George. Private 330771, 2/5th Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died on the 4th November 1917 aged 26 Son of George and Harriett Mann; husband of Alice Mann, of Shutford, Banbury, Oxon. Born at Moreton Morrell, Warwick. He is at rest in Sunken Road Cemetery, Fampoux , France OWEN, William Charles. Military Medal. Corporal 658, 1st, Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died age 29 on the18 July 1918 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Owen, of Lillington, Warwickshire and he was the husband of husband of Mrs. V. M. George (formerly Owen), of 8, Barracks, Whitnash, Leamington Spa. He is at rest in Le Vertannoy British Cemetery, Hinges, France PARKER, Frederick. Private 12460, 11th, Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died on the 13 August 1916 aged 31. He was the son of Thomas Morris and Hannah Parker, of 9, Little Duke Street, Nuneaton, Warwickshire. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France World War Two fallen BONEHAM, Ernest. Private 5116191, Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died on the 11 March 1946 aged 29. He was the son of Ernest and Amy Boneham, of Whitnash. He is at rest in St Margarets Churchyard, Whitnash, Warwickshire. HUBBARD, Charles Henry. Corporal 14918695, 8th, Worcestershire Regiment who died on the 22 December 1945 aged 28. He was the son of John Thomas Hubbard and Frances Ann Hubbard; husband of Muriel Eileen Hubbard, of Whitnash. He is at rest in St Margarets Churchyard, Whitnash, Warwickshire LANCASTER, Frederick Walter. Corporal 7046381, 1st, The London Irish Rifles, Royal Ulster Rifles who died age 32 on the 2nd March 1944 aged 32. He was the son of Frederick George and Ethel Lancaster; husband of Muriel Joan Lancaster, of Wolston, Warwickshire. He is commemorated on the Cassino Memorial, Italy. HUGHES, William Horace. Private 14316562, 11th, South Staffordshire Regiment who died age 22 on the 13 March 1946 aged 22. He was the son of Albert and Ethel Louisa Hughes, of Whitnash. He is at rest in St Margarets Churchyard, Whitnash, Warwickshire OSBORNE. Alec. Gunner 5109374, Royal Artillery died between 12th and 14th September 1944 aged 25 in Malaya. He was born and lived in Warwickshire. (Wills and Admin, Ancestry) have the following. He lived at Ceasail Cottage, Whitnash, Leamington and his effects went to Henry Osborne, porter, He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial, Singapore. SUTTON, Arthur Thomas. Private 4036614, 1st, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry who died age 23 on the 24 April 1943 aged 23. He was the son of Son of Mrs. L. Sutton, of Whitnash, Warwickshire. He is at rest in Massicault War Cemetery, WRIGHT, Derek Joseph. Sergeant 3050042, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died age 20 on the 3rd September 1945 aged 20. He was the son of Frank and Eva Leslie Wright, of Whitnash. He is at rest in St Margarets Churchyard, Whitnash, Warwickshire Other Conflict's O'DONNELL, Gary John, George Medal and Bar, Warrant Officer 25018197, 11th Explosive Ordance Disposal Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps Born 21 July 1968 and he was Killed in action in Helmand Privince Afghanistan 10 Sept 2008, bomb disposal expert from Leamington Spa He is at rest in Oakley Woods Crematorium, Bishops tachbrook, Leamington Spa, CV33 9QP https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_O'Donnell_(British_Army_soldier) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/2984513/WO2-Gary-ODonnell.html

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