Wooldale Free Church War Memorial

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Details

  • This Church is also locally known as Lane Bottom Chapel situated off New Mill Road opposite the village Community Centre and in close proximity to the Sycamore Public House.
  • There are two wooden plaques on the ground floor that remember the men and women who gave their lives in two World Wars.

    The period commemorated is 1914 – 1919 and 1939 - 1945

    There are also two further plagues upstairs in the church listing the members of the Church who gave their lives in World War 1 and 2.

Photos

Location by map

The marker Google marker represents the location of the war memorial in Wooldale Free Church.

Inscriptions

The inscription reads:-:

For King and Country

Names and plaques

1914 – 19
For King and Country
Roll of Honour

Wooldale Free Church


  • Joseph Barden
  • Joseph Boetto
  • Albert Boyes
  • Arthur Bailey
  • Percy Bottomley
  • Harold Coldwell
  • Percy Fearns
  • Harold Goddard
  • John Henry Hebblethwaite
  • Henry Hudson
  • John Henry Hoyle
  • Gilbert Hoyle
  • Arthur Hudson
  • Wilfred Holmes
  • Harold Hoyle
  • Ronald Millington
  • Ernest Hebblethwaite
  • John Edward Hebblethwaite
  • Sydney Johnson
  • John Johnson
  • Maurice Littlewood
  • Norman Marsh
  • Albert Edward Marshall
  • John Noble
  • Ernest Noble
  • Henry Roebuck
  • Harold Sanderson
  • Ernest Sanderson
  • Ernest Tinker
  • Tom Turner
  • Arnold Tinker


1939 - 1945
Roll of Honour

Wooldale Free Church


  • Douglas Beaumont
  • Walter Beaumont
  • Philip Bottomley
  • Winnie Broadhead
  • Alice Booth
  • Jack Booth
  • Stanley Brook
  • Arthur Chambers
  • Frank Chambers
  • Lawrence Chambers
  • Leslie Chambers
  • Norman Chambers
  • Stanley Chambers
  • Wilfred Chambers
  • Herbert Crosland
  • Ronald Ellis
  • Alec Fitton
  • Geoffrey Gibson
  • Joan Gibson
  • Edward Graham
  • Gilbert Hebblethwaite
  • Kathleen Holdsworth
  • Margaret Holmes
  • Roy Howard
  • Arnold Hoyle
  • Frank Hoyle
  • Jack Hoyle
  • Norman Hoyle
  • John Hudson
  • Donald Hudson
  • Ralph Hudson
  • Frank Lindley
  • Sam Lindley
  • James Marshall
  • Eric Ramsden
  • Herbert Ramsden
  • Joan Ramsden
  • Eric Riley
  • David Robinson
  • John Robinson
  • Ronald Roebuck
  • Eric Sanderson
  • Ernest Sanderson
  • Ronald Sanderson
  • Eric Senior
  • Margaret Taylor
  • Edward Tinker
  • Kathleen Tinker
  • Wilfred Tinker
  • Brian Stott
  • Doreen Stott
  • Harold Stott
  • Sydney Turton



The two plaques are bronze plates on a wooden base on the wall in the Church upstairs and detail the following information:-

Plaque No 1.
Erected by the Members of this place
of Worship in gratitude and love to the
memory of their young men who died for
Freedom and Truth in the War. 1914 – 1919


  • Pte. J. E. Hebblethwaite 2/6th Nth. Staffs. R.
  • Pte. J. W. Johnson 1/4 Duke of Well. W. R. R.
  • Pte. E. Sanderson 15th Durham Light Inf.



Plaque No 2.
Erected by the members of this place
of Worship in gratitude and love to the
memory of their young men who died for
Freedom and Truth in the War. 1939 – 1945


  • Pte. F. Hoyle 6th Airborne Division
  • Fus. E. Royal Fusiliers