Memorial is located outside St. Peter's Church, Church Street, Littleover
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War memorial outside St. Peter's Church, Littleover

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE ENDURING MEMORY OF THOSE PATRIOTIC MEN OF LITTLEOVER WHO WENT FORTH TO THE GREAT WAR AND WHO FOUGHT AND FELL IN OUR DEFENCE THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED IN THE YEAR 1921 AS A GREATFUL AND IMPERISHABLE TRIBUTE

THE COURAGE AND DEVOTION OF THOSE WHOS NAMES ARE HERE INSCRIBED IMPELLED THEM AT ONCE TO RESPOND TO THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL.

THEIR GALLANT EFFORTS, IN THE BATTLES OF THE NATIONS HAVE FOUND AN HONOURED PLACE IN BRITISH ANNALS, WHICH WILL RECORD THROUGHOUT THE AGES THEIR HEROIC SELF SACRIFICE UNDER PROVIDENCE TO SAFEGUARD OUR LAND FROM INVASION BY A RUTHLESS FOE:
AND GLORY ENCIRCLES WITH A NOBLE DIADEM THESE BRAVE SONS WHO WENT OUT FROM OUR MIDST AND DIED THAT ENGLAND MIGHT LIVE.

Moes Janua Vita

1915

HAROLD LANE. 2nd. SHERD. FORS. FRANCE.
WILFRED R. LEE. 1/1 DERBYS. YEOY. GALLIPOLI.
ARTHUR TURNER. 10th. SHERD. FORS. FRANCE.
HENRY D. OTTEWELL. 1st. GLOSTS. FRANCE.
HAROLD G. COLLARD. 10th. SHERD. FORS. FRANCE.

1916
LEWIS SPENCER. 2nd LEICESTERS. PERSIAN GULF.
GEORGE W. FREESTON. 10th. SHERD. FORS. FRANCE.
RICHARD VICKERS. MANCHESTERS. FRANCE.
JOHN E. McINNES. 5th SHERD. FORS. FRANCE.
FREDERICK JOHNSON. 2nd GRENR. GDS. FRANCE.
FRANK WILLIAMSON. 7th CANADIANS. FRANCE.
CHARLES J. W. HOBBS. D.S.O. 2nd SHERD. FORS. FRANCE.

1917

HERBERT L. WIBBERLEY. 24th NORTHD. FUSL. FRANCE.
GEORGE SMITH. 5th SHERD. FORS. FRANCE.
ALFRED L. FORD. 8th HUSSARS. GERMANY.
THOMAS MOORCROFT. R.A.M.C. MALTA.
JOSEPH CORDEN. 5th SHERD. FORS. FRANCE.
CHARLES NEWTON. 2nd SHERD. FORS. FRANCE.

SAMUEL WILLIAMS. 2nd SHERD. FORS. FRANCE.
FRED R. SHAW. DURM. L. I. FRANCE.
JAMES F. POPPLE. 5th SHERD. FORS. FRANCE.
JOHN OSBORNE. 13th SHERD. FORS. ENGLAND.
FRANCIS D. STONES M.C. 5th SHERD. FORS. FRANCE.
WILLIAM H. MARSHALL. 1st NORTHD. FUSL. FRANCE.
WILLIAM H. SHAW. NORFOLKS. PALESTINE.
JAMES W. GROVE. 8th S. STAFFS. FRANCE.
WILLIAM R. JERRAM. CANN. R. H. A. FRANCE.

1918

FRED BALDWIN. R. ENGINEERS. FRANCE.
STUART L. THIRLBY. 6th LEICESTERS. FRANCE.
ERNEST ALLSOPP. 2/5th SHERD. FORS. FRANCE.
ALFRED H. SPALDING. M.M. 1st GRENR. GDS. FRANCE.
FRANCIS E. HOULSTON. 205th M. G. C. FRANCE.
CHARLES E. STOPPARD. 7th EAST KENTS. FRANCE.
ALFRED WOOTTON. 1st CANADIANS. ENGLAND.
RICHARD E. HILL. 1/1 HERTS. FRANCE.
BENJAMIN T. WIBBERLEY. 3rd K. R. R. SALONIKA.
FRED VICKERS. 5th SHERD. FORS. DARDANELLES.

1939 – 1945

V. A. ALBRECHT
R. M. ALDUS
J. R. BANKS
J. BARTON
H. V. CHATTERTON
K. C. CHINN
A. R. CLARKE
R. J. COCKSHOTT
E. CONWAY
T. COOPER
P. M. DAVIES
H. P. GRANGER
D. R. GREENUP
T. A. HALES
E. HOLMES
L. HUNT
L. H. KIRKLAND
E. C. WARDLE-KNIGHT
G. E. LEADBETTER
P. LEEMAN
F. H. LOWNDES
T. J. MEEK
H. MITTON

K. P. MITTON
W. B. MURFIN
H. M. MYCROFT
A. PALIN
S. J. W. PAULSON
E. W. PRIOR
G. V. REEVES
M. H. RUDGE
B. SALT
F. C. SALT
P. W. SANFORD
N. B. SCOTT
G. A. SELBY
H. C. SELBY
H. SMITH
A. F. THOMAS
J. H. TROTT
J. E. VAN SCHAICK
P. P. B. WILSON
K. W. WRIGHT
R. A. WRIGHT
P. L. YORKE
747887 FLIGHT SERGEANT JAMES EDWARD SELLORS KILLED IN ACTION IN 1941

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

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