The memorial is located on Norbriggs Road, Woodthorpe
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Woodthorpe War Memorial

Sacred TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD

In Grateful Memory OF THE HEROIC SOLDIERS OF THIS HAMLET WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR. 1914 – 1918

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN GIVETH HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIEND”.

L.CPL. J. H. CHURM.
SHERWOODS.

PTE. T. H. CHILD.
SHERWOODS.

PTE. J. HADLEY.
SHERWOODS.

PTE. H. NEWMAN.
SHERWOODS.

PTE. J. T. OAKLEY, SHERWOODS.
PTE. H. SMEDLEY, SHERWOODS.
PTE. W. WILKINS, SHERWOODS.

PTE. W. WINNARD.
SHERWOODS.

PTE. J. W. GILLINGS.
SHERWOODS.

PTE. S. MERRICK.
R. FUSILS.

PTE. J. WHITLEY.
R. FUSILS.

PTE. F. TUFFS. R. FUSILS.
PTE. W. LEWIS. R.F.A.

1939 – 1945

PILOT OFFICER GORDON COLLIS
ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE

PRIVATE JOHN FLETCHER
LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT

FLIGHT LIEUTENANT GEOFFREY TONKS
ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE

GUARDSMAN THOMAS IRESON
SCOTS GUARDS

Sources used:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919
Soldiers Died in the Second World War 1939-1945
The First World War Campaign Medals DVD-ROM
Ancestry
British Newspaper Archive
All photographs copyright of Chris Preston, unless otherwise stated