Heyside Congregational Church WW1

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Reference WMO/270981

Address:

14 Drapers Lane

Leominster

Herefordshire

England

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Status: Lost/missing
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Unknown
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Allegory (eg: Victory)
Lettering: Raised
About the memorial: A bronze memorial cross by R. R. Goulden with names on the base and a wreath at the top. In the centre of the cross is a female figure, holding palm leaf stepping forward. A cutting from Varley's Annual of 1924, which is dated 23rd September 1923, describes the memorial: 'The handsome war memorial in connection with Heyside Congregational Church was unveiled. The memorial in bronze on a green marble background, takes the form of the figure of Peace stepping down from a cross. The names of those who fell in the war are inscribed on the memorial.' Some of the fallen named were former pupils of the Blackshaw Lane School, in Royton.
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TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN LOVING MEMORY OF THESE OUR BROTHERS WHO TO SAVE US RESISTED EVEN UNTO DEATH [NAMES] AND IN GRATITUDE TO THOSE WHO SERVED.

HEYSIDE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, HEBRON ST, HEYSIDE. WAR MEMORIAL HERBERT BARKER JAMES W BUCKLEY FRANCIS CHADWICK Age:34 Rank:Private Service No: 2/42596 Date of Death:24/03/1918 Regiment:Royal Irish Rifles Unit: 2 Bn 5th EDGAR FITTON Age:33 Rank:Private Service No:18806 Date of Death:02/03/1916 Regiment:King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) Unit:8th Bn. WILLIAM FROST Age:23 Rank:Lance Corporal Service No:375188 Date of Death:18/07/1918 Regiment:Manchester Regiment Unit:1st/10th Bn. RICHARD GREEN Age:32 Date of Death:26/02/1916 Rank:Private Service No:15431 Regiment:Manchester Regiment Unit:24th Bn. ALFRED HOLT HOPKINSON Age:24 Date of Death:21/03/1918 Rank:Private (Signaller) Service No:46817 Regiment:Manchester Regiment Unit:16th Bn Awards:Military Medal WALTER HOWE Age:22 Date of Death:25/09/1917 Rank:Private Service No:28433 Regiment:Manchester Regiment Unit:1st/6th Bn attd. 2nd A.T Coy HARRY HUNT Age:23 Date of Death:26/04/1917 Rank:Private Service No:46819 Regiment:Manchester Regiment Unit:16th Bn JOHN KIMBER Age:35 Date of Death:12/10/1918 Rank:Private Service No:74998 Regiment:Manchester Regiment Unit:12th Bn JOSEPH LEES Date of Death:31/08/1918 Rank:Private Service No:315091 Regiment:Cheshire Regiment Unit:1st/6th Bn CHARLES MILLS Age:20 Date of Death:05/07/1916 Rank:Private Service No:4011 Regiment:Lancashire Fusiliers Unit:10th Bn  ALBERT NIELD Age:24 Date of Death:07/05/1917 Rank :Private Service No:332615 Regiment:King’s Liverpool Regiment Unit:9th Bn. Formerly Manchester Reg : 1487 JOHN EDWARD PICKLES Age:20 Date of Death:01/07/1916 Rank:Private Service No:28441 Regiment:Manchester Regiment Unit:22nd Bn. JAMES HUBERT SHAW Age:17 Date of Death:04/06/1915 Rank:Private Service No: 1798 Regiment:Manchester Reg Unit No: 1st /10th Bn. : WILLIAM SMITH Age:27 Date of Death:30/11/1917 Rank:Gunner Service No:160529 Regiment:Royal Field Artillery Unit:A Bty,74th Bde SAMUEL SMITHIES Age:24 Date of Death : 07/09/1916 Rank:Private Service No: 4485 Regiment:Manchester Regiment Unit : 2 9th Battalion WALTER THOMAS Age:24 Date of Death:07/07/1916 Rank:Private Service No:4010 Regiment:Lancashire Fusiliers Unit:10th Bn. EDWARD TUPMAN Age:42 Date of Death:03/12/1917 Rank:Private Service No:47328 Regiment:Manchester Regiment Unit:17th Bn. THOMAS WAINMAN Age:28 Born Chadderton Date of death :18/11/1916 Rank :Private Service No:41580 Regiment :Manchester Regiment Unit:2nd Bn HARRY WATKIN Age:26 Date of Death:01/07/1916 Rank:Private Service No:24844 Regiment:South Wales Borderers Unit:2nd Bn. JOHN WOOD Age:38 Date of Death:12/11/1918 Rank:Private Service No:74979 Regiment:Manchester Regiment Unit:12th Bn. JOSEPH RICHARD WOODCOCK Age:33 Date of Death:13/04/1917 Rank:Private Service No:38285 Regiment:Royal Army Medical Corps Unit:53rd Field Ambulance

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