Belper Baptist Church War MemorialBelper Baptist Church, Bridge Street, Belper
First World War Memorial

War Memorials DG 059.JPG

INSCRIPTION:
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND
IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS
CHURCH CONGREGATION AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WHO
HEARING AND RESPONDING TO THE CALL OF KING
AND COUNTRY
GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR FRIENDS
THIS PULPIT HAS BEEN ERECTED
1914 – 1918
BLACKHAM WILLIAM
DRING JOHN WILLIAM
FOX ARTHUR
NIGHTINGALE GEORGE
PAXTON ERNEST
ROLLINSON GEORGE WM.
SIMPSON JOHN WILLIAM
SPENCER WILLIAM HENRY
SWINSCOE JAMES
TOPHAM WILFRED
WATSON HAROLD
WATSON WILFRED
WARDLE CYRIL USHERWOOD


Sources used:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Website (www.cwgc.org.uk)
Illustrated History of Belper and its Environs, by Jean Giles, George Power and Michael Smith
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 CD ROM - Naval & Military Press
The First World War Campaign Medals DVD-ROM – Naval & Military Press
Ancestry
British Newspaper Archive
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