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The Dethick, Lea and Holloway Memorial

O LORD SUPPORT US ALL THE DAY LONG OF THIS TROUBLOUS LIFE UNTIL THE SHADES LENGTHEN AND THE EVENING COME AND THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED, THE FEVER OF LIFE IS OVER AND OUR WORK IS DONE.”
THEN LORD IN THY MERCY GRANT US SAFE LODGING, A HOLY REST AND PEACE AT THE LAST THROUGH JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD. AMEN.”

BEAR IN MIND THE MEN FROM DETHICK, LEA AND HOLLOWAY WHO FOUGHT AND DIED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918

PTE. ARTHUR BROWN
AGED 19

PTE. STANLEY CLARKSTONE
AGED 19

PTE. ERNEST DAVIS
AGED 28

PTE. FREDERICK GEORGE HAWLEY
AGED 34

PTE. THOMAS HODGKINSON
AGED 30

CPL. WILLIAM HODGKINSON, M.M.
AGED 22

CPL. WILLIAM ANDREW HUGHES
AGED 26

2/LT. GEORGE FUTVOYE MARSDEN-SMEDLEY
AGED 19

PTE. HAROLD MARSH
AGED 20

L/CPL. NORMAN BYWATER MIERS
AGED 44

PTE. HAROLD OAKLEY
AGED 20

PTE. JACK PEACH
AGED 43

PTE. HARRY ALFRED THORPE
AGED 19

GUNR. ARTHUR WALKER
AGED 29

2/LT. GEORGE FRANCIS WALKER
AGED 40

LET US NEVER FORGET THE MEN OF THE PARISH OF DETHICK, LEA & HOLLOWAY WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 – 1945

WILLIAM COLIN EUGENE BROOMHEAD
AGED 26

ARTHUR BUSH
AGED 18

WILLIAM STANLEY NEWTON
AGED 32

Sources used:
Soldiers Died in the Great War CD-Rom
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Ancestry
Library and Archives Canada
National Archives of Australia

All photographs copyright of Chris Preston