Ambergate War MemorialsSt Anne's Church, Derby Road, Ambergate

First World War Memorial


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INSCRIPTION:
IN LOVING AND HONOURED MEMORY
OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN & THROUGH THE GREAT WAR
QUIS SEPARABIT CARITATE CHRISTI?

1914-1919
G. ALLEN, PTE. “NO. FUSILIERS” 25/9/15
H. WALTON, PTE. “2ND YORKS” 25/9/15
W. H. GLOSSOP, PTE,. “SHERWOODS” 19/12/15
G. H. KIDDY, STAFF SERGT. (WENT DOWN WITH HIS WIFE AND 2 CHILDREN IN S.S. PERSIA) 30/10/15
J. RODGERS, H.M.S. “BLACK PRINCE” 31/12/16
F. RODGERS, PTE. “GRENR. GUARDS” 18/8/16
P. H. THORPE, H.M.S. “MILNE” 8/9/16
J. MURPHY, PTE. “SHERWOODS” 9/10/16
J. WHITE, PTE. “SHERWOODS” 4/8/17
J. H. WOOD, PTE. “LANC. FUSILIERS” 16/8/17
E. BODEN, RFL’MAN “K.R.R.” 18/8/17
E.A. GIBSON, PTE. 6TH “LDON REGT.” 22/9/17
N. B. JACKSON, LIEUT. “SHERWOODS” 6/12/17
W. E. ELSE, CAPT. “SHERWOODS” 3/1/18
A. C. HINTON, PTE. “SHERWOODS” 8/2/18
H. BODEN, PTE. “SHERWOODS” 21/3/18
F. REED, SERGT. “SHERWOODS” 24/4/18
C. WAIN, DVR. “R.F.A.” 8/8/18
A. RODGERS, DVR, “R.F.A.” 20/10/18
F. A. HALL, L’CORP. “L. BATT” 27/11/18
H. BLACKHAM, DVR. “R.F.A.” 12/3/19
R.I.P
Second World War Window and Tablet


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INSCRIPTION:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE

MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR
1939 – 1945

STEPHEN BOWMER
BRIAN CHISNELL
HARRY COOPER
GEORGE HAYWOOD
FREDERICK HALL
ALBERT JACKSON
DEREK POUNDALL
CECIL RAY
JOSEPH SMITH
J. CYRIL WOOLLEY
COLIN WADE
WALTER YATES
R.I.P
Post Second World War Memorial

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INSCRIPTION:
REMEMBER BEFORE GOD
GEOFFREY ALLEN
WHO FELL IN THE KOREAN WAR 1950-1953
Marble Angel
The marble angel sculpture in the church was made by a Belgian refugee, who was living in Ambergate, with the intention of taking it back to his village church after the First World War. However, as the church in his village had been destroyed, he left the sculpture in Ambergate.

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Sources used:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Website (www.cwgc.org.uk)
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 CD ROM - Naval & Military PressSailors Died in the Great War DVD ROM - Naval & Military Press
Soldiers Died in the Second World War 1939-1945 CD ROM - Naval & Military Press

British Newspaper Archive
Armed Forces Memorial Roll of Honour
The First World War Campaign Medals DVD-ROM – Naval & Military Press
Ancestry
All photographs copyright of Chris Preston, unless otherwise stated