St Giles’ Church, Noke
A modern Stained Glass window with a plaque beneath it which reads:
This window was set in place to commemorate the fiftieth
anniversary of the ending of the Second World War and in honour of all those who served in it.
We remember with pride two men from this village who gave their lives in the Service of their country in the two World
Private HENRY (Harry) GIBBARD, died 11 August 1915, aged 30 years. Buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Lance Corporal THOMAS VICTOR WALKER, died 7 August 1944, Aged 23 years, Buried in St. Charles de Percy War Cemetery, Normandy.
LOOK UP, AND SWEAR BY THE GREEN OF SPRING THAT YOU’LL NEVER FORGET
The Fallen from WW1
Henry (Harry) GIBBARD
Private, 10th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment, 29 Brigade, 10th Division. Army no. 17298. He was formerly with 2nd Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, Army no. 10943
He died from his wounds on 11 August 1915, he was probably wounded in Gallipoli. He was 30.
He was the son of James Gibbard and the late Charlotte Gibbard
He is buried in grave K 150 Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt.
The Fallen from WW2
Thomas Victor WALKER
Lance Corporal, 10th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment) Brigade, Division. Army no. 1804115
He died in the very fierce fighting near Estry, Calvados on 7 August 1944. He was 23.
He was the son of Thomas Victor and Dorothy Walker, Noke.
He is buried in grave VII A 14 St. Charles de Percy War Cemetery, Normandy