Hednesford St Peter's Church War Memorials

                                                     Saint Peter's Church

                                                     Saint Peter's Church

          P. RAWLINGS     ABLE SEAMAN RNVR              BZ/9906        H.M.S. VICTORY   16TH FEBRUARY 1919                AGE 21                     †              AT REST

          P. RAWLINGS

   ABLE SEAMAN RNVR
             BZ/9906

      H.M.S. VICTORY
  16TH FEBRUARY 1919
               AGE 21
                    †
             AT REST

          5397 PRIVATE        WILLIAM PEARCE  ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE                   REGT.   17TH JULY 1916 AGE 24                      †      HE SHALL REST IN                 PEACE    FOR EVER WITH THE                 LORD

          5397 PRIVATE
       WILLIAM PEARCE
 ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE
                  REGT.
  17TH JULY 1916 AGE 24
                     †
     HE SHALL REST IN
                PEACE
   FOR EVER WITH THE
                LORD

        13629 CORPORAL              S. TOLLEY           ROYAL WELCH              FUSILIERS     21 ST NOVEMBER 1918                       †

        13629 CORPORAL
             S. TOLLEY

         ROYAL WELCH
             FUSILIERS

   21 ST NOVEMBER 1918

                     †

      G/23129 PRIVATE           W. SARGENT      ROYAL WEST KENT            REGIMENT   22ND FEBRUARY 1917               AGE 38                    †         REST IN PEACE

      G/23129 PRIVATE
          W. SARGENT

    ROYAL WEST KENT
           REGIMENT
  22ND FEBRUARY 1917
              AGE 38
                   †
        REST IN PEACE

      R/9589 RIFLEMAN             S. BROOKES      KING’S ROYAL RIFLE                 CORPS    12TH SEPTEMBER 1917                AGE 42                     † REST AFTER WEARINESS

      R/9589 RIFLEMAN
            S. BROOKES

    KING’S ROYAL RIFLE
                CORPS
   12TH SEPTEMBER 1917
               AGE 42
                    †
REST AFTER WEARINESS

        66076 PRIVATE            W. HAYCOCK  ROYAL DEFENCE CORPS  20TH DECEMBER 1917                      †

        66076 PRIVATE

          W. HAYCOCK

ROYAL DEFENCE CORPS

20TH DECEMBER 1917
                     †

         10221 PRIVATE          O. W. SUFFOLK      S. STAFFORDSHIRE                 REGT. 9TH APRIL 1917 AGE 43                     †     PEACEFUL YOU LIE     NOW GAINED THE       ETERNAL HOME        YOUR MEMORY           HALLOWED IN THE LAND YOU LOVE

         10221 PRIVATE
         O. W. SUFFOLK
     S. STAFFORDSHIRE
                REGT.
9TH APRIL 1917 AGE 43
                    †
    PEACEFUL YOU LIE
    NOW GAINED THE
      ETERNAL HOME
       YOUR MEMORY
          HALLOWED
IN THE LAND YOU LOVE

         61845 PRIVATE               G. DUKES       S. STAFFORDSHIRE                  REGT.      21ST OCTOBER 1919

         61845 PRIVATE

             G. DUKES

     S. STAFFORDSHIRE
                 REGT.

    21ST OCTOBER 1919

       29218 PRIVATE                    J. CRADDOCK         NOTTS & DERBY            REGIMENT        5TH MARCH 1919               AGED 47                        †  PEACE PERFECT PEACE

       29218 PRIVATE
        
          J. CRADDOCK

       NOTTS & DERBY
           REGIMENT

      5TH MARCH 1919
              AGED 47

                      †
 PEACE PERFECT PEACE

3030850 AIRCRAFTMAN     2ND CLASS D. MARTIN         ROYAL AIR FORCE     14TH SEPTEMBER 1945                 AGE 20                       †      HAPPY AND SMILING        ALWAYS CONTENT   LOVED AND RESPECTED

3030850 AIRCRAFTMAN

 2ND CLASS D. MARTIN

     ROYAL AIR FORCE

 14TH SEPTEMBER 1945
              AGE 20
                    †
   HAPPY AND SMILING
     ALWAYS CONTENT
LOVED AND RESPECTED

         7615 PRIVATE             J. NICHOLLS            ROYAL SCOTS       28TH AUGUST 1919                  AGE 39                      †  UNTIL THE DAY BEAKS

         7615 PRIVATE

           J. NICHOLLS

          ROYAL SCOTS

     28TH AUGUST 1919

                AGE 39

                    †
 UNTIL THE DAY BEAKS

  BZ/3659 ABLE SEAMAN        E. BEDDOW RNVR     DRAKE BATTN R N D      28TH JANUARY 1919                AGE 28                      †      THY WILL BE DONE

  BZ/3659 ABLE SEAMAN

      E. BEDDOW RNVR

   DRAKE BATTN R N D

    28TH JANUARY 1919

              AGE 28

                    †
     THY WILL BE DONE

      4917013 CORPORAL            D. H. JONES           THE GORDON         HIGHLANDERS    9TH SEPTEMBER 1945              AGED 24                     †

      4917013 CORPORAL
           D. H. JONES

         THE GORDON
        HIGHLANDERS

  9TH SEPTEMBER 1945
             AGED 24

                   †

           LIETENANT             W. MORRIS  13TH STAFFORDHIRE BN        HOME GUARD   1ST JULY 1942 AGE 48                     †  IN THE MIDST OF LIFE     WE ARE IN DEATH

           LIETENANT
           W. MORRIS

13TH STAFFORDHIRE BN
       HOME GUARD

 1ST JULY 1942 AGE 48
                    †
 IN THE MIDST OF LIFE
    WE ARE IN DEATH

              PRIVATE           J. W. BORTON   13TH STAFFORDSHIRE     BN     HOME GUARD   29TH JUNE 1942 AGE 37                       †  HE DIED THAT OTHERS   MAY BE FREE TO LIVE

              PRIVATE
          J. W. BORTON

 13TH STAFFORDSHIRE
    BN     HOME GUARD

 29TH JUNE 1942 AGE 37
                      †
 HE DIED THAT OTHERS
  MAY BE FREE TO LIVE

      4918741 PRIVATE               F. ALLEN  THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE                   REGT.      7TH JULY 1944 AG 26                       † HE MADE THE SUPREME             SACRIFICE   MAY GOD GRANT HIM         ETERNAL REST

      4918741 PRIVATE
              F. ALLEN

THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE
                  REGT.

    7TH JULY 1944 AG 26
                      †
HE MADE THE SUPREME
            SACRIFICE
  MAY GOD GRANT HIM
        ETERNAL REST

               PRIVATE            K. BLASTOCK    13TH STAFFORDSHIRE      BN    HOME GUARD            2ND JULY 194                 AGE 17

               PRIVATE
           K. BLASTOCK

  13TH STAFFORDSHIRE
     BN    HOME GUARD

          2ND JULY 194
                AGE 17

To the Glory of God Harold  Benson Stokes aged 20 years. Corporal in the 13th Batt Royal Fusiliers and only son of James Stokes of Freckenham Cottage, Hednesford. He died of wound received in action at the Battle of Ancre, France Nov 21st 1916 and was interred at the Cemetery of St Servers Rouen. For some time a Chorister at this Church he afterwards became a Solo Chorister at Lichfield Cathedral. “He tried to do his Duty.” Erected by his Father.

To the Glory of God Harold  Benson Stokes aged 20 years. Corporal in the 13th Batt Royal Fusiliers and only son of James Stokes of Freckenham Cottage, Hednesford. He died of wound received in action at the Battle of Ancre, France Nov 21st 1916 and was interred at the Cemetery of St Servers Rouen. For some time a Chorister at this Church he afterwards became a Solo Chorister at Lichfield Cathedral. “He tried to do his Duty.” Erected by his Father.