Preston on Stour War Memorial and Plaque

A transcription of the names inscribed on the village War Memorial and the Plaque inside St. Mary's church. Please note that this page is still being researched and is constantly being updated. We would welcome your input via the buttons below.

War Memorial Inscription

TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY
OF ALL WHO FELL SERVING
THEIR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 AND ESPECIALLY OF  [NAMES]
THIS MONUMENT IS GRATEFULLY DEDICATED
BY THE PARISHIONERS OF PRESTON-ON-STOUR

WW2 Church Plaque Inscription

For a Tomb they have an Altar,
For Lamentation Memory,
And for Pity Praise
In memory of Maj William Reginald James Alston-Roberts-West, Killed in Action 21st May 1940 while Commanding No 4 Coy, 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards

WW2 Names

  • William Reginald James ALSTON-ROBERTS-WEST

  • Wilfred George NEWEY

  • Reginald Henry MATON