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Risley War Memorial (copyright C. Preston)


RISLEY FIRST AND SECOND WORLD WAR MEMORIAL PILLAR
ALL SAINTS’ CHURCH, DERBY ROAD, RISLEY.
INSCRIPTIONS:
Front Face:
1914

1918
IN PROUD AND GLORIOUS MEMORY OF
OUR BOYS WHO DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE
COLIN C. BAKER. LT.

WM. MCCALL JOHNSTONE. 2ND. LT.

LESLIE BAKER. M.C. LT.

JOHN C. JOHNSTONE. SERGT.

LEON CHARLES BOSWORTH

FREDERICK LAST

BERTRAM FIGG

WALTER PACEY. SERGT.

JOHN HITCHCOCK

FREDERICK J. PRINCE. M.M.

BASIL T. HOOLEY. M.C.

SIDNEY STAFFORD

HENRY A. JOHNSTONE.

ROLAND TIVEY


Left Face:

THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY MANY FRIENDS
IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE

1939 – 1945
GUNNER ALBERT EDWARD STEVENSON. R.A.

SERGEANT ARTHUR HALL WALKER. R.A.F.V.R.
A.B. ALEC WOOD. R.N.
SERGEANT M.E.WHEATCROFT. R.A.F.V.R.

Risley First World War Roll of Honour
All Saints’ Church, Derby Road, Risley

War Memorials DX 126.JPG


Inscription:

Risley Roll of Honour

The prayers of the Congregation are desired in behalf of the following, who have gone from this Parish and neighbourhood, to serve in the forces of His Majesty the King, and in defence of the Empire

Walter Topham
Albert Birley, Mons Medal
Henry A Johnstone
Wm McCall Johnstone
H Alan Johnstone
J Gordon Johnstone
Noel S Chambers
Herbert E Chambers
Reginald Wells
Arthur B Wells
Cyril E Wells
Basil T Hooley, MC
Noel J Hooley
Hubert S Groves
Reginald H Groves, MM
Frederick James Prince, MM
Harold P Prince, DCM
Robert G Figg
Bertie Figg
Harry Hustwayte

Percival Culver
William Smith
William Scrimshaw
Sidney Stafford
Frederick Last
Lyndon J Massey
Alfred P Taylor
Reginald J W Massey
Walter Pacey
Joseph Mewes
Ernest Grundy
John H Bailey
Mark Bishop
Roland Tivey
Horace Slaney
Jack Simpson
John Hitchcock
Joseph Austin
Henry H Draper
William Stafford

J L Hambling
G R Hambling
A J Bird
Arthur Dawson
George Last
Colin C Barker
John Edgar Dewis
G Arthur Armson
J A Shepherd
Leon C Bosworth
Herbert Pitman
Leslie Barker, MC
George H Todd
Leslie H Sheppard
J D French
E Duriez

In loving and honoured memory of the following; who have laid down their lives

Wm McCall Johnstone
Colin C Baker
Bertie Figg
Leon C Bosworth
Leslie Baker, MC
Walter Pacey
Rowland Tivey
John Hitchcock
Frederick John Prince, MM
Sidney Stafford
Frederick Last
Henry Archer Johnstone
Basil Terah Hooley, MC



Other War Memorials Inside the Church

EDWARD HANCOCK HALL


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

All photographs, unless otherwise stated, copyright of Chris Preston