COCKFIELD WAR MEMORIAL

Cockfield War Memorial

The Cockfield War Memorial is located to the south of the main road leading through the village.  It was unveiled in 1922 by Mr. Hustler-Hustler Chairman of the North Bitchburn Coal Company in place of Lord Gainford.  The memorial was dedicated by Rev. J.W. Scudamore of Cockfield.  It takes the form of a cross of Kennay Granite on a plinth and cost £253.  There are 46 names.

The text and names are as follows:

“To the glory of God and in thankful remembrance of the men of this Parish who gave their lives for us in the Great War 1914 – 1918”

  • Alderson Thomas W.
  • Bradley Ebenezer
  • Burrell Albert
  • Chambers Norman
  • Christon Norman
  • Christon Victor
  • Close John J.
  • Cree Christopher
  • Davidson Ward
  • Dowson John G.
  • Ellerton Joseph
  • Gargett George D.
  • Guy Joseph
  • Hall Herbert
  • Hammond Moses
  • Harvey Stephen
  • Harvey George
  • Hodgson George A.
  • Hood Percy
  • Holliday James
  • Holmes William
  • Hope John J.
  • Hutchinson John J. B.
  • Kirby Luther D.
  • Kirby Bert
  • Kirby Edwin O.
  • Kirkup Ralph
  • Lamb Albert
  • Lamb William
  • Lambert George
  • Lee Jeremiah C.
  • Pinkney Thomas
  • Priestley Gordon
  • Russell Charles
  • Sedgwick Cecil W.
  • Sewell J. Cecil A.
  • Smith John R.
  • Stevens George
  • Summerson Herbert W.
  • Teasdale Sydney
  • Walker W. Gordon B.
  • Walker Bertram R.
  • Wallace Robert
  • Wood Edgar
  • Wooding Joseph

“Greater love hath no man than this.”

Source:  NE War Memorial Project

Photographs:

Cockfield  War Memorial

Cockfield
War Memorial

Cockfield War Memorial

Cockfield War Memorial

Cockfield War Memorial

Cockfield War Memorial

Cockfield War Memorial

Cockfield War Memorial

Cockfield War Memorial

Cockfield War Memorial

Cockfield War Memorial

Cockfield War Memorial

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