Borough of Rawtenstall: St. John's (CE) Parish War Memorial, Crawshawbooth. (IWM Ref: 18690 - 24 initials/surname)

Borough of Rawtenstall: St. John's (CE) Parish War Memorial, Crawshawbooth. (IWM Ref: 18690 - 24 initials/surname)

ERECTED IN HONOUR OF THE MEMBERS OF ST JOHNS CHURCH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (24 x NAMES) THEY COUNTED/NOT THEIR LIVES/DEAR UNTO/THEMSELVES/THEIR REWARD/IS SURE (24 initials/surnames) J. Austin/ F. Ireson/ E. Sharp/ G. Banks/ J. Johnson/ F. Slater/ B. Ellison/ A. LORD (not included on Roll of Honour - see Note 1)/ S. Spencer/ J. Finney/ W. Meeks/ T. Swift/ J. T. Hargreaves/ E. Nuttall/ H. Tetlow/ H. Haworth/ E. Palmer/ J. Trippier/ G. W. Hollows/ Capt. L. Peel/ M. Trippier/ J. W. Holt/ W. Pickup/ W. Trippier/ NOTES: 1. A. Lord has not been identified and is not recorded on the Parish Memorial Scroll. 25015 Pte Joseph Lord (d.8/12/1916) and his brother 12526 Pte John Lord (d.30.07.17) the son of John and Mary Margaret Lord, of 41, York St., Crawshawbooth of this Parish? 2. Rossendale Free Press records 11100 Corporal Joseph Hocking d. 11/04/1918 as "connected with St John's Church, Crawshawbooth" (IWM Life Story1906527)

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  • Profile picture for John Trippier

    Born 1894

    Died 1917

    British Army 63048 Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Ernest Nuttall

    Born 1886

    Died 1916

    British Army 20092 Private Royal Lancaster Regiment

    British Army 20092 Private King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 2nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for William Pickup

    Born 1878

    Died 1916

    British Army 26465 Private East Lancashire Regiment 1st Battalion.