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War Memorial - Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Church of St. Nicholas
1914 - 1919  and  1939 - 1945

St. Nicholas

The pulpit of St. Nicholas:
Pulpit of St. Nicholas Pulpit inscription To the glory
of God and
in undying
memory of
the men of
who gave their
lives in the
World War
1914 - 1918

To the glory of God who giveth us the victory
and in grateful remembrance of the following men
of Withernsea who fell in the great war 1914-1919.
Names WW I
Sydney Arksey
Thomas Arksey
William Ashwell
J. Charles Batty
John Beasey
John Blain
George Blakeney
Howard Bohn
Harry J. Bowron
James Brown
Frederick J. Brown
Robert H. Brown
Walter Butcher
John A. Cook
Harry Cook
Cyril Cookes
Harry Davidson
Archibald Fraser
Edwin Gallagher
Thomas A. Grassam
Ernest C. Hall
George H. Harrison
Harold Hogg
Harold W. Jameson
Frank Johnson
Harold Keller
Arthur J. Keller
Douglas R. King
Sydney Langhorne
Fred Langhorne
Harold Lees
Arthur E. Lunn
Robert MacDonald
Harry A. Mason
George McKie
Alfred Miles
Fred J. Milne
Fred Moulds
Arnold Officer
Isidore Opet
Archibald Rhodes
Percy Russell
John R. Simpson
Charles R. Stabler
George Statters
Douglas M. Tether
Harold Thornton
Frank Tindale
Arthur J. Tindale
Robert Trainer
Arthur S. Turner
James W. Usher
Kenneth G. Venus
Joseph Walker
Ambrose W. White
Eric White
John Wilkins
Joseph Wood
Stanley Wray
William Young

In thanksgiving
to almighty God for
the return of peace and
in grateful remembrance
of the service given by the
men and women of Withernsea
1939 - 1945
hereunder are the names of those who
laid down their lives.
Names WW II William H. Barrick
Herbert Boyce
Edward Balls
Frank L. Bultitude
Brian L. Barnes
Kenneth Banks
William H. Bainbridge
Thomas W. Beharrell
Charles Burkitt
Harold Brazier
Robert W. Bilton
Raymond A. Barnfather
John A. O. Bird
Hedley Cross
Alexander T. Cookes
Charles S. Challis
Harold Challis
James H. F. Dixon
John Dunn
Robert E. Daddy
Edward Drewery
Peter Draper
Thomas R. Davis
J. Thomas Downs
Raymond F. Escreet
Eric S. Elliott
Harold W. Fields
Arthur W. Fussey
Afflick A. P. Fraser
Thomas F. Fea
Albert B. Greensides
Ernest Goddard
John R. Hood
Jack Hay
Alan Harman
Dennis Healey
William H. Jefferson
Walter E. King
James W. Laverack
George R. Laverack
Ann Moore
John H. Mackay
Carl E. Olsen
Charles E. Osborne
Alfred Peacock
Herbert W. Pottage
Stanley S. Peaker
Kenneth Perry
Vynor Pollard
Lancelot J. Purcell
George Robinson
Heather M. Smail
Kenneth Shepherd
Leslie Shepherd
Eric R. Simpson
Alexander Smellie
Robert Stephenson
Fred G. Smith
George Solomon
William Thornton
Robert R. Thornton
Frederick G. Wilkinson
Frederick Willis
George W. White
Norman Wise
James Wenn
Sidney J. Young
Greater love hath no man than this that
a man lay down his life for his friends

Panel Lonsdale
- 1938 -
This memorial was mounted by T. W. Lonsdale
in thankfulness for his recovery from a serious illness
and in memory of his son Leonard
Killed in action 1915.

Panel Downs
In proud and ever loving memory
John Thomas Downs, Flt. Lieut., R. A. F.
Killed in Italy 1947
Husband of Joan Constance Downs and
only son of the late
Robert and Ellen Downs.
For many years a server at this altar
in whose memory a chalize has been given
by his wife and mother.
R. I. P.

The pictures and information were provided by Mr. Mick Peck. Many thanks, Mick.

St. Nicholas' Church
Picture owner: Paul Harrop
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This page is dedicated to the 10 million victims of World War I and 60 million victims of World War II.
We should always remember the immense grief and loss each war brought to the world.


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