South Warwickshire Family History Society War Memorial Transcription Project

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Church Lawford & Kings Newnham War Memorial Obelisk

The Reading Room, 31 School Street, Church Lawford, Rugby CV23 9EE

  • 1. Church Lawford Obelisk
  • 2. Names Panel

 IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF OUR MEN FROM
CHURCH LAWFORD AND KINGS NEWNHAM
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 ~ 1918

HERBERT ADDISON SIDNEY JOHN BATCHELOR ARTHUR CASHMORE RALPH JOHN DUNN
GEORGE HENRY GURNEY ARTHUR HENRY HAMMOND CHARLES HANCOX ERNEST PAYNE
       

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

The Memorial was unveiled on Sunday 6th February 1921 by Quartermaster Sergeant C.H. Whiteman and the Rev. H. Smith


1939-1945

SIDNEY PHILLIP CROSS SIDNEY JOSEPH SMITH

©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 VERY 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
  • Service Number information from the Army Service Numbers website