The war memorial consists of a clock and two plaques on the wall of the Primary School, Pilsley
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Pilsley (near Edensor) War Memorials

1914 – 1918

THIS CLOCK WAS ERECTED IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE WHO FOUGHT IN THE GREAT WAR AND IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES

ALLAN BOWERING

HARRY BRUMBY

JOHN FEARNLEY

GEORGE EDWARD SIDDALL M.M.

HOW SLEEP THE BRAVE WHO SINK TO REST BY ALL THEIR COUNTRY'S WISHES BLEST”

1939 – 1945

THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THIS VILLAGE WHO SERVED DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR AND IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES.

GORDON BOWERING.

SYDNEY LORD.

WILLIAM STONE.

CYRIL THOMAS NEAVE.

GEORGE ALLEN HOWARD.

THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE.”

Sources used:
Soldiers Died in the Great War CD-Rom
Soldiers Died in the Second World War 1939-1945 CD Rom - Naval & Military Press
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Ancestry
British Newspaper Archive
The First World War Campaign Medals DVD-Rom – Naval & Military Press

All photographs, unless otherwise stated, copyright of Chris Preston