|To the men
of this parish
who gave their lives
for their country
1914 - 1918
1939 - 1945
|In proud and loving memory of the men of this parish, who gave their|
lives for their country in the Great War 1914 - 1918
Leut. John S. Ainsworth, 11th Hussars
Pvt. Wm. Ashburner, R. F. A.
Capt. Leonard Birch, 7th Border Rgt.
Pvt. James R. Bunker, 2/4 York. & Lanc. Rgt.
Capt. Ernest Gaul, 6th Leicester Rgt.
Pvt. Henry Hail, 1st West York. Rgt.
Pvt. Robert Herbert, 1st H. L. I.
Pvt. Benn Hodgson, 2nd Border Rgt.
L/Cpl. Joseph Hird, M. M., 8th Border Rgt.
Pvt. Oswald Rees Keene, 2nd D. of Wellington Rgt.|
Sergt. William Little, West. & C. Yeo.
Sergt. Joseph Noble, R. F. A.
Sergt. Albert E. Overington, 8th Border Rgt.
Pvt. Joseph Porter, 8th Border Rgt.
Pvt. Wm. H. Postlethwaite, M. G. C.
Pvt. John B. Ratcliffe, 8th Border Rgt.
Pvt. Peter Smith, 10th West York. Rgt.
Pvt. John A. Stainton, 7th Border Rgt.
|Pvt. John Wilson, 2nd Can. Mtd. Rifles|
"These died that we might live"
|In memory of|
Sir Humphrey Le Fleming Senhouse
of Seascale, Kt., C. B., K. C. H., and a Capt. in the Royal Navy,
who having faithfuly served his country for more than forty years,
lost his life in consequence of great mental and bodily exertions,
after the taking of the heights of Canton, where he was
Senior Naval Officer in command of her Majesty's squadron.
He died on board H. M. S. Blenheim, June 15th, 1841, in his 60th year.
In goodness, uprightness, and integrity of heart, none surpassed him,
his sorrowing widow and children most deeply deplore their irreparable loss,
hereafter they humbly hope to be united to his pure spirit
in the bosom of their reddeming God.
His mortal remains were buried at Macao,
where a monument has been erected by the offivers of the
Army and Navy, belonging to the Chinese Expedition,
to mark their great esteem and respect for his character.
|To the memory of|
Captain Charles Allan Parker, R. M.
who nobly fell leading the attack
on Petropaulovskoi, Kamtschatka,
September 4th, 1854,
aged 40 years.
A faithful soldier of his Queen,
and of Christ.
|To the dear memory of|
Lt. Commander Austin Noel Rees Keene
who gave his life for king and country
H. M. S. Glorious June 1940
|In loving remembrance of|
Pilot Officer John Birnie, R. A. F. V. R.
born 19 Sept. 1923, killed in action 19 April 1944
A member of the choir of this church for 10 years.
Per adua ad astra
(Through adversity to the stars)
|St. Mary's Church
Picture owner: Bob Embleton
|The picture of St. Mary's church is licensed under the|
Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.