South Warwickshire Family History Society War Memorial Transcription Project

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HENLEY in ARDEN WAR MEMORIALS

St. John the Baptist Church, High Street, Henley in Arden B95 5BA

  • 1.StJohnsChurch
  • 2.Memorial Display
  • 3.WW1 Plaque
  • 4.WW1 Addendum Plaque
  • 5.WW2 Plaque
  • 6.WarMemorial

WW1 & WW2 PLAQUE

THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO IN THESE YEARS OF WAR
WENT FORTH FROM THIS PLACE FOR GOD AND THE RIGHT
AND CAME NOT BACK AGAIN AND ARE HERE INSCRIBED
TO BE HONOURED FOR EVERMORE

HARRY RICHARD ARNOLD EDWARD HOPKINS WILLIAM COLLINS FRANCIS HENRY WOODWARD FREDERICK CHARLES ATKINS
MAURICE EDWARD HORSNETT GEORGE WILLIAM ANDREWS WILLIAM LOUIS CLARE WILLIAM SUTTON FINDON LAWRENCE JOHN A. HODGES
HARRY HUGH HOLT SIDNEY BICKLEY THOMAS SADLER OWEN HOLT GEORGE AMOS SPEARS
ALBERT ALFRED SAMMONS ARDEN COTTERELL COLDICOTT ~ JOHN AUBREY HAWKES STEPHEN HASTINGS
         


WORLD WAR TWO

ALFRED RICHARDS ARTHUR LOWE JOSEPH JOHN CAVE WILLIAM FREDERICK SMITH
WILFRED NORMAN HATTEMORE KENNETH BERNARD WRIGHT PETER JOHN ALBERT THOMAS HITCHENS
ALBERT FREDERICK HOLMES JOHN HENRY WARREN SAMUEL FRANCIS PADBURY  WILLIAM HOBBINS
BRIAN RICHARD F. WOODWARD CLAUDE AVERY GILKS NORMAN FREDERICK PARKES PETER THOMAS NEWCOMBE

WW1 ADDENDUM PLAQUE
DIED 1914 ~ 1918
BORN OR LIVED IN HENLEY IN ARDEN
BUT NOT NAMED ON THE ORIGINAL WAR MEMORIAL

FREDERICK ERNEST LONG WILLIAM BEARD HERBERT HENRY PERKINS ALBERT CHARLES ADKINS HOWARD HOBBINS
WILLIAM EARDLEY HAYWOOD FREDERICK ERNEST LOWE PERCIVAL THOMAS EVANS HAROLD INGRAM MM WILLIAM OLIVER BURDEN
~ ~ GEORGE VALENTINE CROMPTON ~ ~
         

©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:

  • A Small Town & The Great War - Henley in Arden 1914-1919 by Douglas Bridgewater MA (Oxon) MA PhD (Birm) - Brewin Books
  • War Diary extracts are courtesy and copyright of The National Archives.
  • David Austin and the Imperial War Museum for the photograph of the War Memorial Cross
  • 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