The memorials are located inside St. Michaels' Church, Repton Road, Willington
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Willington First and Second World War Memorials

IN MEMORY OF MEN OF WILLINGTON PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919.

GEORGE E. ADAMS.
1st Grenadier Guards
Somme. Sept. 20th 1917.

THOMAS WM. ADAMS.
2/5 Notts & Derby Regt.
November 18th 1917.

THOMAS C. ADAMS.
1/7 Hampshire Regt.
Aden. November 18th 1918.

W. S. ALFORD.
18th Kings Royal Rifles.
Messines. June 30th 1916.

EDWARD WALLACE REA.
17th Gloucester Regt.
June 17th 1917.

PERCY ANKER.
5th Notts & Derby Regt.
Hazebrouck. July 1st 1915.

GEORGE ALLSEBROOK.
1st Northamptonshire Regt.
Mons. May 9th 1915.

GEORGE BENNETT.
16th Sherwood Foresters
Passchendaele. Sept. 20th 1917.

THOMAS BRADSHAW.
15th Durham Light Infantry.
Ypres. Octr. 2Nd 1917.

JOHN H. MARTIN.
16th Northumberland Fusiliers.
Nieupoort. July 11th 1917.

JOSEPH DAKIN.
13th Yorkshire Regt.
Havrincourt May 2nd 1917.

CHARLES DYER.
H.M.S. “Invincible”.
Jutland. May 31st 1916.

ANDREW MAHON.
2nd Yorks. K. L. I.
Rawal Pindi, East India. July 4th 1918.

STANLEY MANSELL.
Royal Navy.
June 19th 1917.

THOMAS WILLIAM FEARN.
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
September 7th 1918.

WILLIAM ARCHIBALD REA.
Royal Field Artillery. Oct. 11th 1919.

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.

ALSO IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 – 1945

DENIS BENNETT
Captain – Staffordshire Yeomanry – October 26th 1942

JAMES BENJAMIN BROWNSON
Sergeant – Royal Air Force – June 7th 1944

HARRY NOEL FAULKNER
Private – Sherwood Foresters – February 8th 1944

WILFRED FOWERS
Trooper - 1st Derbyshire Yeomanry – May 18th 1944

HERBERT J. SEDGWICK
Private – Somerset Light Infantry – February 20th 1941

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