Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Dorothy Hall

Memorial

Book of Remembrance Fallen 1939-45 All Saints

Reference

W114.09

Place

WHEATLEY HILL

Map ref

NZ 380392

Original Location

All Saints' Church

Which war

1939-45

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Dedicated 12th November 1950 by Rev. Arthur Preston, Vicar of Wheatley Hill.

Memorial Description

Book of Remembrance, 9 inches high x 6 inches wide, in blue leather with gold tooled edge and lettering in Roman capitals. Each page is calligraphed. There are five names per page, the names in black and the rank and regiment in red.
It rests on a carved stand with sides which resemble wings.

Materials used

Parchment with leather binding

Inscription

On cover:
Book of Remembrance / 1939-1945
On fly leaf:
This book / and the Altar Book / are presented by / Mrs. L.A. Haddock as a Thank Offering / for the safe return of her two sons / from the War 1939-1945.

Names

Who commissioned

Mrs. L.A. Haddock

Notes

1. This was given in conjunction with W114.07.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: Dorothy Hall

The Employees and Residents of Thornley, Ludworth and Wheatley Hill. Their contribution in the Second World War 1939-1945. Fred Bromilow, Owen Rowland. Tom Tunney Jnr. Wheatley Hill History Club, 2008 Price 18. Book is available from : Margaret Hedley, Broadmeadow, Durham Road, Wheatley Hill, DH6 3LJ. Wheatley-hill.org.uk

External web link

Research acknowledgements

Wheatley Hill History Society; Dorothy Hall

Research In Progress

Wheatley Hill Group have researched the WW2 names on this memorial in the book by Fred Bromilow and Owen Rowland The Employees and Residents of Thornley, Ludworth and Wheatley Hill, their contribution in the Second World War 1939-45, 2008 Contact; history.club2@btinternet.com

Book of Remembrance Fallen 1939-45 All Saints (W114.09)

 
WHEATLEY HILL    All Saint’s Church

    
On cover: 

    
   Book of Remembrance
   1939-1945
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On fly leaf: 

    
   This book
   and the Altar Book
   are presented by
   Mrs. L.A. Haddock as a Thank Offering
   for the safe return of her two sons
   from the War 1939-1945.
---------------------------------------------------
   Atkinson George        Flt/Sgt. R.A.F.
   Atkinson James         Sgt, R.A.F.
   Burnside John          1st Class Stoker
   Beeton Stanley         Pte.
   Brown George A.        L/Cp.
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   Browne George A.       Pte.
   Bulger Kevin           Sgt. R.A.F.
   Carr Frederick         L.A.C.
   Chaytor Thomas H.      Pte.
   English William        F/O.
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   Eddy William           L/Sto. Navy
   Fletcher Eric          L/Sgt.
   Gibson Gordon          Boy (R.N.)
   Grady Martin           Gnr.
   Greener George         A.B. Seaman
---------------------------------------------------
   Greenwood John         A.R.P.
   Hutler John            A.B.S.
   Humes Ward             Pte.
   Howe John              Sto.1st/C.
   Hicks Norman           Sgt., R.A.F.
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   Jones John             Gnr.
   Jones Ebenezer         Gnr.
   King Matthew           B.L.K.
   Lee Herbert            Guardsman
   Lowther Harry          Sto.1st/C.
---------------------------------------------------
   Lonsdale George S.     A.C.1.
   Perkins Kenneth W.B.   F/Sgt. R.A.F.
   Robinson Percy         Sub.Det.
   Smith William          P/O
   Simpson Joseph         S.P.O.
---------------------------------------------------
   Walton L.              Cpl.
   Young William          P.O. Navy
   Scott                  Sgt.
   At the going down
   Of the sun, and in the morning – we will remember them
NamesW114.09
   

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Parish Notes

Every Name A Story