South Warwickshire Family History Society War Memorial Transcription Project

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Barford War Memorial & Church Plaque

St. Peter's Church, 17 Church Lane, Barford, Warwick CV35 8ES

  • 1. War Memorial  Church
  • 2.War Memorial
  • 3.WW1-2 PlaquesA

War Memorial

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO DIED FOR KING AND COUNTRY
1914 ~ 1919

FRANK A BAKER FRANCIS H FREEMAN FREDERICK J PILKINGTON FRANCIS H TALBOT
REUBEN BARNBROOK GEORGE HIRONS W. HENRY REEVE ALBERT E WINSTON
FREDERICK BARTLETT ARTHUR HOPKINS H DENNIS SMITH-RYLAND HARRY WOODWARD
WILLIAM CARTER C. WESLEY HUNT JOHN SMITH MM MARY M GRAHAM
       

THEY POSSESS THE REWARD
OF THEIR VALOUR WITH GOD IN HEAVAN
AND LEAVE TO THE WORLD THE RICH
INHERITANCE OF THEIR MEMORY


1939 ~ 1945
WILLIAM PUMFREY  AUBREY A UPSTONE
GUSTAVUS HAMILTON-RUSSELL HENRY CONLON
MAURICE S BARKER LAURENCE E BYAM JOHN FINCH RICHARD H HADLEY

Church Plaques
 
BARFORD 1914 ~ 1919
IN MEMORY OF THOS FROM THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR
 THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
 
Unveiled on Sunday 4th September 1920 by Lt. Col R.E. Negus. An identical plaque was also erected in Barford Wesleyan Chapel.

ALSO TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
DURING THE WORLD WAR 1939 ~ 1945
MAURICE S. BARKER RICHARD H HADLEY LAURENCE E BYAM WILLIAM PUMFREY
JOHN FINCH AUBREY A. UPSTONE HON. GUSTAVUS HAMILTON-RUSSELL ~

©Bibliography All of our information is independently researched and then compared to other sources. A list of the sources we use to do our independent research will be published soon. All of the photographs herein are linked back to their original source, those that are not are © Ian Shuter & SWFHS. We are grateful to these other sources:
 
  • War Diary extracts are courtesy and copyright of The National Archives.
  • Trench Maps are courtesy of the excellent website TMAPPER at https://www.tmapper.com
  • Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum for help with Yeomanry Soldiers
  • The County of Warwickshire Roll of Honour - Vol 1 South Warwickshire book by Kenneth Fowler. SWFHS purchased this book and retains it in our small library. Able Publishing ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1903607639 & ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1903607633
  • Find A Grave and it's numerous contributors for use of photographs, particularly Grave stones. SWFHS supplies pictures of War Memorials to the site in the name of Ian Shuter.
  • The Great War Forum an excellent source of information and knowledge which is freely given.
  • Lightbobs.com for help with Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry soldiers
  • The Story of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment by C. L. KINGSFORD - Copy owned by SWFHS
  • The Warwickshire Yeomanry in the Great War by The Hon. H.A ADDERLEY - Copy owned by SWFHS