The War Memorial in Muker
TIM THE TRANSCRIPTION
In the church of St. Mary, Muker there is a brass memorial plaque:
THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
THOSE WHOSE NAMES ARE ON THIS WALL
FOR THEIR COUNTRY GAVE THEIR ALL:
COMING HITHER, PASSING THENCE,
HOLD THEIR NAMES IN REVERENCE.
WILLIAM WALLER HUTCHINSON
The memorial has the same names and the same wording as the stone Memorial in Keld.
TIM THE FALLEN
Those who Fell in WW1
Private, 2nd Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own, (Yorkshire Regiment), 21 Brigade, 30th Division. Army no. 28136.
He was killed in action on 26 September 1917. He was 21.
He was the son of William and Margaret Alderson, Angram.
He is remembered on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.
Private, 1st/9th Battalion, The Durham Light infantry. Army no. 325648. He was also Army no 7/7244 and no 9/7244 with the same regiment.
He died on Monday 30 April 1917 in Lambeth. He was 27.
He was the son of John and Ann Clarkson, Richmond.
He is buried in Churchyard of St. Mary’s Church, Muker and his headstone is inscribed Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.
HUTCHINSON, William Walter
Private, 1st Battalion, The Lincolnshire Regiment, 62 Brigade, 21st Division. Army no. 51425
He died of natural causes on active service on Monday 11 November 1918, the day the Armistice was signed. He was 19.
He was the son of William R and Harriet G Hutchinson.
He is buried in Caudry British Cemetery near Cambrai.
Private, 2nd Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own, (Yorkshire Regiment), 21 Brigade, 30th Division. Army no. 38180.
He was killed in action on 29 September 1918 in the last Battle of Ypres. He was 35.
He was the son of James and Sarah Rukin.
He is buried in Sucrerie Cemetery, Epinoy near Cambrai.