The War Memorial in Hudswell
The Memorial is a framed and printed Notice in the Church of St Michael and All Angels
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE
SECOND WORLD WAR
JOHN EDWARD ATKINSON
Those who Fell in WW2
ATKINSON, John Edward known as Jim
Staff Sergeant, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Army no 4389441.
He died whilst on active service on Thursday 7 June 1945. He was 24.
He was the son of Arthur and Florence Atkinson, Hudswell.
He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery and his headstone is inscribed “In Loving Memory of our Dear Son Jim. Thy Will Be Done R I P.
Private, 5th Battalion, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) Army no 4399476.
He died on active service on Friday 5 November 1943 fighting on the German defensive position known as the Gustav Line. He was 20.
He was the son of Arthur and Rachel Chandler, Hudswell.
He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery and his headstone is inscribed Unseen, Yet ever near loved and remembered always.
Private, 4th Battalion, Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment) Army no 4389730.
Monday 22 February 1943. He was 34.
He was the son of Frederick and Catharine Parkin and the husband of Kathleen G Parkin, Northallerton.
He is buried in Tel El Kebir War Memorial Cemetery and his headstone is inscribed Thy Will Be Done.
The Fallen in WW1 who are not on the Memorial
Private, Base Remount Depot, Army Service Corps. Army no TS/2871.
He died whilst on active service on Thursday 31 December 1914.
He was the husband of Mary Isabel Atkinson, Hudswell, Richmond.
He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.