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Peter Gillings - March 2012

UKNIWM Ref - 58707

St John the Baptist, Main Street, Gunthorpe, Nottinghamshire NG14 7FZ. Roll of Honour: 'Framed and glazed handwritten and illuminated roll of honour. Frame has a pointed top and there is a shelf below for flowers. Oak leaf and acorn border with the coats of arms of the allies on shields. The royal coat of arms are placed centrally above with the dedication and the names in two columns below. Between each letter of the alphabet of the names is a decorative bar and there is a cross against the names of the fallen. For King For Country Dieu et Mon DroitHoni Soit Qui Mal y Pense, Gunthorpe Roll of Honour (Names). Designed, written and presented to Gunthorpe by Valentin Vaerwyck, Archt in Ghent, Belgian Refugee for some time Resident in this Village during the Great War 1914 - 18. Border: Belgium/ Russia/ Italy/ Portugal/ Japan/ Roumania/ America/ Servia/ France' (Source: War Memorial Register)

Memorial location
Names on Memorial

Richard ALLISON - Richard Allison

Walter DAWSON - Walter Dawson

Frank EAST - Frank East

Ernest H FREEMAN - Ernest Henry Freeman

Wilfred KNIGHT - Wilfrid Ratcliffe Knight

Charles MOON - Charles George Moon

Bernard PARKINS - Bernard Parkins

Bernard PEATMAN - William Bernard Peatman

Clement POWNALL - Clement Hinton Pownall

Frank THRAVES - Frank Thraves

George WIDDOWSON - George Widdowson

John WIDDOWSON - John Widdowson

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  • Peter Gillings - March 2012
    Gunthorpe - St John The Baptist - Roll Of Honour - Peter Gillings - March 2012