Mellis St. Mary War Memorial

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Reference WMO/267991


St. Mary the Virgin church

The Common



IP23 8EE


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A hand crafted memorial with names carved into the wood and in the case of WW2, picked out in gold paint.
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IN EVER AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF / (12 names) / OF THE PARISH OF MELLIS WHO LAID DOWN / THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 -1918. I will lay me down in peace and / take my rest. The Lord be their Everlasting Light. ---- (WW2) ---- AND ALSO / IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945. (4 names) OF MELLIS. (WHO) DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY. Their Name Liveth for Ever.

(WW1) -- George Albert ABREY Arthur William BENNETT George BROWN George Thirkettle BROWN William Herbert Jeffrey FLATMAN George GOODERHAM (Mildred LEEPER) on separate memorial William MEAD Frederick PORCHER (E) Harry THURLOW Stanley WALTON John (Jack) WHITE Horace Frederick WILBY -------- (WW2) -- Harold Leslie KNIGHTS Douglas Frederick RICE Denys Guy SIMS Wilfred John WICKS

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