Copley War Memorials
There are 3 memorials:
- John the Evangelist Church, Grewburn Lane, Lynesack: The memorial plaque commemorates 39 men of Lynesack and Woodland who were killed. The Parish Church memorial includes men from the 3 villages of Butterknowle, Copley and Woodland.
- Copley Literary Institute: A memorial Plaque commemorating those who served in the Great European War 1914-1919 and those who fell is located within the main hall. It includes the same 8 men commemorated on the Memorial outside.
- Copley Literary Institute: The memorial is located on the gable wall. It is grey mottled marble with a stone surround and commemorates 8 men. They are:
|CROSS T.W.||1/East Yorks||25.04.1918||Tyne Cot Memorial|
|DENT G.N.||1/Grenadier Gds||27.09.1918||Sanders Keep|
|DIXON G.A.||12/13 N’land Fus.||08.09.1918||Gouzeaucourt|
|ROBINSON S.||1/Gordons||25.09.1915||Menin Gate Memorial|
|ROSE J.T.||2/Yorks.||13.03.1917||Faubourg d’Amiens|
|SOWERBY B.||215/Labour Corps||31.12.1917||Lynesack|
|WATERS G.H.||256/Tunnelling Coy., RE||14.09.1916||Maroeuil BC|