Consett -Avenue Methodist Church-WW2 Book of Remembrance
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
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On the Cover- Avenue Methodist Church/Consett/+/Book of/Remembrance; Title Page- In Remembrance/of all those connected with/The Avenue Methodist Church/Consett/who served in the/World War 1939-1945/on Land, Sea and/in the Air/We recall with gratitude those/who gave their lives to deliver/the world from a great evil and give/thanks to God for their great sacrifice/We also give thanks to God for all/Who served and returned in/safety to us./"Glorious it is to wear the Crown/of a Deserved Pure Success."; [Pages 1 to 6 and 9 to 15- 89 names of those who served in alphabetical order]; [Page 7]- NAMES OF THOSE WHO WERE KILLED ON ACTIVE SEVICE/[7 names]/For those we love within the veil/who once were comrades of our way./We thank thee, Lord: for they have won/to cloudless day; [Page 8]- NAMES OF/THOSE WHO WERE/KILLED OR DIED ON SERVICE/[6 names]/There are no tears within their eyes,/with love they keep perpetual tryst,/And praise and work and rest are one/with Thee, O Christ.; [Page 16]-There's but one gift/that all our dead desire/One gift that man can give,/and that's a dream,/Unless we, too, can burn/with that same fire/Of sacrifice: die to the/things that seem;/Die to the little hatreds;/die to greed;/Die to the old ignoble/selves we knew;/Die to the base contempts/of sect and creed./And rise again, like these,/with souls as true/And that's not done by sword,/or tongue, or pen,/There's but one way-/God make us better men.