Ravensthorpe Parish Church War Memorial

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Details

  • Ravensthorpe Parish Church is situated on the main Huddersfield Road between Mirfield and Dewsbury

    The Church also includes two Memorial Chairs which were transferred from Ravensthorpe Methodist Church when it was closed for worship many years ago

    The period commemorated is 1914 – 1919 and 1939 – 1945

    Location of Memorial – located in the South West Corner of the Church
  • Description - a large wooden carved memorial in Oak listing the names on four panels containing those who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War 1.

    Also an additional panel was added to the above following World War 2.

    There are four columns listing the names in Gold lettering for World War 1 as detailed:-

Photos

Location by map

The marker Google marker represents the location of the war memorial in Ravensthorpe Parish Church.

Inscriptions

Names and plaques


Panel No 1

Jesu Mercy
Regimental Badge
Duke of Wellingtons
King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

To the Glory of God and in Loving Memory


  • Pte. Willie Allatt
  • L/Cpl. Harry Armitage
  • Pte. William Astbury
  • Pte. Fred Auty
  • Pte. John A Barnes
  • Pte. Ernest Beckett
  • Pte. Willie Beckett
  • Pte. Percy Bennett
  • Pte. John Blakeley
  • Pte. Charles Blamires
  • Pte. Percy Boothroyd
  • Pte. Frank B. Bower
  • Pte. Sam Brierley
  • Dvr. Charles Buckley
  • Pte. Leonard Calvert
  • Gnr. Harry Campbell
  • Pte. Fred Cardwell
  • Pte. William Cawthorne
  • Gnr. James A. Chapman
  • Pte. Philip B. Chapman
  • Gnr. Thomas W. Chapman
  • Pte. Charles Crabtree
  • Pte. Leonard Crane
  • Pte. Ralph Crawshaw
  • Pte. Maurice Crossley
  • Cpl. Henry Davill M.M.
  • Dvr. John H. Davill
  • Pte. Albert Dent
  • Gnr. Ewart Doodson



Panel No 2

The Great War
Regimental Badge
West Yorkshire
East Yorkshire

To the Glory of God and in Loving Memory


  • Pte. Fred Eastwood
  • Sergt. Harry R. Eastwood. M.M.
  • Pte. Harry Ellam
  • Pte. Charles Ellis
  • Pte. Henry Ellis
  • Pte. John Ellis
  • Pte. George H. English
  • Pte. Frank D. Fearnsides
  • Pte. George Fieldhouse
  • Spr. Stanley Fisher
  • Pte. Herbert Gamble
  • Pte. Alfred Gardiner
  • Pte. Walter Garfitt
  • Cpl. Lewis Garside
  • Cpl. Stanley Gawthorpe
  • Pte. Arthur Gill
  • Pte. John Gledhill
  • Pte. Cyril Glover
  • Pte. James Goodfellow
  • Pte. William Greaves
  • L/Cpl. Herbert R. Greenwood
  • Gnr. Harry Griffith
  • Pte. William Haldenby
  • Pte. Clifford Haley
  • Pte. George A. Hammond
  • Pte. Arthur Hampshire
  • Pte. Harry Harris
  • Pte. Joseph Harris


1914 – 1919
Panel No 3

1914 – 1919
Regimental Badge
Yorkshire
Yorks and Lancs.

of the Glorious dead may they rest in Peace


  • Pte Harry Hemingway
  • Pte Fred Hey
  • A.B George Hoggarth
  • Pte Charles H Hollingworth
  • Pte Fred Holmes
  • Pte William Hopkinson
  • Pte Bertie Howroyd
  • Pte Vivian Hickling
  • Sergt Ernest Hinchliffe
  • Pte John R Hinchliffe
  • Spr Wilfred Hirst
  • Pte John Arnold Hemingway
  • Sergt George Jackson
  • Pte Albert Jewsbury
  • Pte William H Kay
  • Pte William Kendal
  • L/Cpl Arthur Kershaw
  • Pte Charles Lapish
  • Pte Joseph Laycock
  • Pte Luke C Leadbeater
  • Pte Ernest Ledgard
  • Pte George A Ledgard
  • Gnr Arthur Lister
  • Pte Charles A Matthews
  • Seaman Harry McDonald
  • Pte Fred Mellor
  • Seaman Willie Mellor
  • Pte Herbert Nicholls



Panel No 4

Jesu Mercy
Regimental Badge
RFA / RHA / RGA.
Royal Engineers

of the Glorious dead may they rest in Peace


  • Pte Allen Oldroyd
  • Pte Horace W.D Oldroyd
  • Dvr Robert Ouldridge
  • Pte Hubert Oxley
  • Pte John T Pattison
  • Spr George A Pickles
  • Sllr Albert E Pizer
  • Pte W Ewart Popplewell
  • Pte Fred Preston
  • Pte William Ridley
  • Pte John W Roberts
  • Pte John E Schofield
  • Pte Horace Scott
  • Pte Arnold Sheard
  • L/Cpl Clifford Simpson
  • Pte Fred Smith
  • Pte George C Sutcliffe
  • L/Cpl Fred Sykes
  • Lieut Neville Tattersfield
  • Cpl Isaac Thompson
  • Pte Arnold Tompkins
  • L/Cpl Ernest Walker
  • Spr Jack Walker
  • CSM Frederick W Watson
  • Pte Tom Wattam
  • Pte Harry Webster
  • Pte Friend Whtwam
  • Pte Jack Whiteley
  • Pte Beaumont Wood


1939 - 1945
Also in Loving memory of those who gave their lives in the Second World War. 1939 – 1945


  • Marine Stanley Armitage
  • Cpl. Colin Batley
  • Pte. William Bedford
  • W.O. Clifford A. Bentley
  • Sgt. George Crabb
  • L/Cpl. George Farrand
  • Sgt. Herbert Gibbs
  • Cpl. Walter Gledhill
  • Cpl. Ernest Greaves
  • S.B.A. Stanley Hepworth
  • Pte. Reuben Jackson
  • A.B. Harry Marshall
  • Marine William H. Morton
  • A.B. Arnold Newsome
  • Pte. Walter S. Poskitt
  • Flt.Sgt Cecil B. Robertshaw
  • Sgt. Harry Roscoe
  • A.B. Albert Smith
  • Fusl. Kenneth Sykes
  • L.A.C. Clifford Tudor
  • Cpl. John M. Wailes
  • Marine. Frank Webster


1935 - 1945
The two seats in Ravensthorpe Parish Church were transferred from Ravensthorpe Methodist Church when the Church closed for Worship many years ago and detail the following:-

In Memoriam

The
World War
1939 – 1945

The Fallen


  • Harry Roscoe
  • Frank Webster


1935 - 1945
In Memoriam

The
World War
1939 – 1945

The Fallen


  • William Morton
  • William Bedford