The War Memorial in West Witton
TIM THE TRANSCRIPTION
In St Bartholomew's Church
WW1 - A Roll of Honour in a wooden frame.
MEN OT THIS PARISH
WHO SERVED IN HIS MAJESTY’S FORCES
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 -1919
CAPT THOMAS R KING PTE TETCALF K IVESON
LIEUT WILLIAM A H SMITH + PTE ARTHUR R KING
PTE WILLIAM BIKER PTE HENRY KING
PTE FRANK CROFT PTE JOHN LAMBERT
PTE HARRY EYLES PTE ADAM MATTISON
PTE HARRY EYLES PTE DUKE MATTISON
LCE CORP SPENCER EWBANK PTE JOSEPH MATTISON
PTE HENRY GATENBY PTE JOHN C SMORTHWAITE
PTE FRED GRAHAM PTE JOHN W SPENCE
PTE JOHN H GRAHAM CORP JOHN W STUBBS
PTE JOHN R GRAHAM PTE THOMAS STYAN
PTE PETER GRAHAM PTE WILLIAM THOMPSON +
SGT MAJOR THOMAS R GRAHAM PTECHRISTOPHER WALKER
PTE JOHN A HARLAND + PTETHOMAS WALKER
PTE HARRY HORNER PTE HENRY WARD
PTE PHILIP HORNER PTE BENJAMIN H WILSON
PTE ROLAND HORNER
+ FALLEN IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY.
WW2 - A Roll of Honour in a wooden frame.
ROLL OF HONOUR
THE FOLLOWING RESIDENTS FROM
WEST WITTON PARISH SERVED DURING
THE SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 – 1945
A ARMSTRONG T KING
P BAILEY J LEADBEATTER
Miss P BAILEY J MASON
J BROWN T McGRATH
T BROWN D METCALFE
C CAMPBELL J ROBSON
H CALDECOTTE H SHEVELLES
J CHEESEMAN J SMITHSON
K CLIEFFE E SPENCE
E DAWSON G STOCKDALE
Miss B EWBANK E STOCKDALE
Miss D GRAHAM O TALLENTIRE
C HARKER Miss P THORNTON-BERRY
L HARKER R THORNTON-BERRY
Miss G HOLLINGWORTH H TREE
J JONES S WALKER
Miss A KING W WALKER
Miss B KING E WHITTON
I KING T WILSON
BY THE GRACE OF GOD
ALL RETUNED SAFELY
TIM THE FALLEN
Those who Fell in WW1
HARLAND, John Alfred
Gunner, D Battery, 92nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Army no 96467.
He was killed in action on Monday 23 October 1916 on the battlefields of the Somme. He was 20.
He was the son of John Thomas and Sarah Annie Harland, The Grange Cottage, Wingate, Co. Durham.
He is buried in Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs and his headstone is inscribed in life beloved in death remembered.
SMITH, William Arthur Heseltine
2nd Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, The East Yorkshire Regiment, 64 Brigade, 21st Division.
He was killed in action on Monday 27 May 1918 in the Battle of the Aisne. He was 28.
He is remembered on The Soissons Memorial.
THOMPSON, William Stanger
Private, 11th (Service) Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers, 68 Brigade, 23rd Division. Army no 28/562.
He died from his wounds on Tuesday 26 December 1916 in the Hospital Centre in the town. He was 35.
He was the son of Henry and Sarah Thompson, West Witton
He is buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery and his headstone is inscribed Thy will be done.