War Memorial, Bosbury (Outside Church)

Recent Photograph of War Memorial (Outside Church) (Bosbury)

The Memorial is set into the south wall of the Churchyard, adjacent to the main road running through the village. The Inscriptions read:

Not Unto Us O Lord, Not Unto Us
But Unto Thy Name Give The Praise
This Bronze
Was Erected to the Everlasting Honour
Of the following Good and True Men
Of This Parish - Who at The Call of Duty,
Willingly Served in H.M. Forces in Defence
Of King and Country in The Great War 1914.
Colonel W.B. WOOD-ROE
BAILY A.
BALLARD E.
BEAUMONT H.J.
BEAUMONT J.E.
BERRY C.
BELTINGTON H.
BELTINGTON T.
BRANT H.T.
BREWER J.
BROWN D.E.
BROWN J.A.
BROWN W.T.
BUCHANAN A.
BUCHANAN R.
BUFTON E.
BUFTON F.J.
CHADD E.
CHADNAY E.
DAVIES F.
DAVIS D.
EVANS S.C.
FLETCHER J.A.
GIFFORD J.
GREEN J.
HAYTER C.K.H.
HILL H.
HILL W.
HINKSMAN J.
JOB L.K.V.
JONES A.
JONES C.
JONES F.
JONES G.W.
JONES H.
LANE H.E.
LANE S.
LAYTON G.
LAYTON P.
LEWIS G.E.
MASON A.
MASON T.
MAYO E.
MAYO H.
PALMER A.H.
PETERS A.
POWELL A.E.J.
POWELL G.T.
PULLEN A.
ROUSE G.
ROUSE T.E.
SCRIVENS A.E.
SCRIVENS E.
SCRIVENS F.H.
SHUCK W.D.
SWITHE W.
THOMPSON D.
THOMPSON W.
TUCK W.
WHEELER W.C.
The First to give his Life was Alan BUCHANAN -
Killed in Action at Hodge June 18th 1915

Underneath is a small brass plate mounted in the surround, which reads:

1939-1945
A.G. BALDWIN
V.W. PANTING
H. WAITE
J. WALKER

See also the names on the War Memorial Inside the Church.

(Information provided by Rosemary Lockie)


Image contributed by Rosemary Lockie on 7th December 2007.
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