St. John the Evangelist Church: Memorial Plaque

St. John the Evangelist Church: Memorial Plaque

St. John the Evangelist Church, Grewburn Lane, Lynesack: The memorial plaque commemorates 38 men of Lynesack and Woodland who were killed.  It includes men from the 3 villages of Butterknowle, Copley and Woodland.  It is engraved as follows:

LYNESACK AND WOODLAND

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF

  • Ralph Anderson
  • Fred Atkinson
  • Thomas Wm. Alderson
  • John James Bell
  • James Albert Bennett
  • Cornelius Brown
  • Ths. Christopher Clark
  • Thomas Watson Crosse
  • Nixon Dent
  • Andrew Dixon
  • John George Gargett
  • John Walton Gill
  • Thomas Gowland
  • Ernest Wm. Hebdon
  • John Hepple
  • George Bryan Hodgson
  • Ralph Hodgson
  • John Percival Jackson
  • Ernest Victor Lowe
  • Charles Ewd. Lowther
  • William Lowther
  • Thomas Wm. Morton
  • Thomas Newton
  • James Priestley
  • Harry Readman
  • Bert Robinson
  • Stanley Robinson
  • John Thomas Rose
  • Morris Sewell
  • Percival Cade Stephenson
  • Thomas Wm. Stephenson
  • Bertie Sowerby
  • Frederick Thompson
  • George Henry Waters
  • Richard Yole

3 men are inscribed at the bottom of the plaque

  • Leonard Appleby
  • George Andrew Dickson
  • John William Spence

WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Note:

Andrew Dixon and George Andrew Dickson (commemorated here) and G.A. Dixon (Copley War Memorial) are believed to be the same person.  We believe that 58297 Lance Corporal G.A. Dickison, 12/13th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers died 8 September 1918 is the correct identification.

St. John's Church  Memorial Plaque

St. John’s Church
Memorial Plaque

 

3 thoughts on “St. John the Evangelist Church: Memorial Plaque

  1. Pingback: COPLEY | The Fallen Servicemen of Southwest County Durham

  2. Pingback: BUTTERKNOWLE | The Fallen Servicemen of Southwest County Durham

  3. Pingback: WOODLAND | The Fallen Servicemen of Southwest County Durham

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