The Church of St Peter and St Paul
A wall plaque
In memory of
LIEUT KENNETH BUIST 1st BATT BLACK WATCH
PERCY GEORGE HAC
CHARLES EDWARD LINES OBLI
ALBERT WILLIAM SCRIMSHAW OBLI
PERCY REGINALD STRATFORD GREN GUARDS
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 --- 1918
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John XV 13
on a separate plaque
1939 - 1945
L/CPL L J BARBER
KILLED IN ACTION BURMA
3RD APRIL 1942
The Fallen of WW1
Lieutenant, B Company, 1st Battalion, The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 1 Brigade, 1st Division
He was killed in action in the fighting at Givenchy on 25 January 1915. He was 20
He was the son of Colonel Frederick Braid (Army Service Corps) and Marion C Buist, of Swalcliffe Lea
He is buried in grave II B 25 Cuinchy Communal Cemetery
Private, 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. Army no. 7082.
He died after the Armistice on 17 November 1918 possibly from the influenza pandemic. He was 27
He was the grandson of Thomas George of Swalcliffe.
He is buried in grave L E 2 Étaples Military Cemetery
Charles Edward LINES
Private, 1st Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, Army no. 9353.
He died of natural causes on 26 July 1916. He was 27
He is buried in grave VI J 4 Basra War Cemetery
Albert William SCRIMSHAW
Lance Corporal, 1st/1st Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 145 Brigade, 48 Division. Army no. 267596.
He died of his wounds on 1 October 1917. He was wounded at the Battle of Polygon Wood near Ypres.He was 32.
He was the son of John T and Hannah Scrimshaw of Eastwell, Melton Mowbray and the husband of Annie E Scrimshaw of Windley, Derby
He is buried in grave VI C 9 Mendinghem Military Cemetery
Percy Reginald STRATFORD
Private, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Army no. 26903
He died of his wounds on 3 April 1918. He was 20.
He was the son of George and Mary Ann Stratford of Swalcliffe,
He is buried in grave XXXIII C 3 Étaples Military Cemetery
Étaples was a major hospital centre
The Fallen of WW2
Leslie J BARBER
Lance Corporal, 1st Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment. Army no. 5182310.
He was killed in action on 3 April 1942 during the retreat
through Burma. He was 25.
He was the son of Archie John and Ada Agnes Barber.
He is remembered on face 12 of the Rangoon Memorial