Stratton

WAR MEMORIAL

Colin Jackson

Stratton War memorial is described in the United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials  (www.ukniwm.org.uk) as a
“Stone cross, 3600mm high, with a three stepped octagonal base surmounted by an octagonal plinth, shaft and cross.
Inscription carved onto the plinth. Sword carved on the face of the cross and a wreath hangs over the arms.”

 

 

Stratton War Memorial

Inscription reads: -

1919
THIS MONUMENT COMMEMORATES THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO AT
CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM, ENDURED HARDSHIPS, FACED
DANGERS AND FINALLY MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM.

 

Names shown on tablets: -

LIEUT-COL. E. ALEXANDER POPE. D.S.O. THE WELSH REGT.

LIEUT-COL. A. R. HAIGH-BROWN. D.S.O. THE MIDDLESEX REGT.

CAPTAIN C. A. W. POPE.  R.A.M. CORPS.

2ND LIEUT. PERCY P. POPE. THE WELSH REGT.

LANCE CORPL. R. F. GIFFORD.  21st BATT. CANADIAN INFANTRY.

LANCE CORPL. ERNEST BRETT. ROYAL IRISH RIFLES.

GUNNER A. C. BELL.  R.G.A.

PRIVATE ARTHUR GODDEN. THE DORSET REGT.

PRIVATE.  H. C. AMOR.  1ST BATT.  DORSET REGT.

DRIVER.  S. O. BRIEN.   R.F.A.

 

ALSO THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR OF 1939 - 1945

PRIVATE. H. W. DAVIS. GRENADIER GUARDS

COY.  SERGT.  MAJOR. H. F. J.  DOWNTON. THE DORSET REGT.

SERGT.  GUNNER. G. W. H. NORTHOVER.  R.A.F.

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TRANSCRIBERS NOTE: -

There are three (1st World War) spelling errors on the Memorial.

1.  A. R. HAIGH-BROWN should be spelt A. R. HAIG-BROWN.
2.  H. C. AMOR should be spelt H. G. AMOR.
3.  S. O. BRIEN should be spelt S. O’BRIEN.

There is one (2nd World War) omission on the Memorial.

1.  C. TREVITT.  Stoker R.N.

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