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St Luke the Evangelist church and war memorial. Photograph courtesy of Colin Dannatt

St Luke the Evangelist, Shireoaks S81 8LP. The Calvary Cross in the churchyard was designed by CE Kempe & Co of London. It was unveiled on 16th May 1920 by Hubert Brownlow, a local resident, and dedicated by Rev. H. Cowgill, vicar of St Luke's. Dedication: 'Remember ye with thanksgiving and honour these men of Shireoaks who gave their lives for king and country in the Great War 1914- 1918 on whose souls may God have mercy.' The names of 12 casualties of the Second World War are also commemorated. Historic information source(s): Worksop Guardian, 21st May 1920 & 28th May 1920; Retford Times, 21st May 1920

Memorial location
Names on Memorial

Albert Adwick - Albert Adwick

George Anderson - George Arthur Anderson

Leonard Briggs - Leonard Briggs

Wilfred Brown - Wilfred Brown

James H Brownlow - James Hilton Brownlow

James R Eddison - John Radley Eddison

John Edwards - John William Edwards

George Fenton - George Fenton

Herbert Fitzjohn - Charles Herbert Fitzjohn

Frederick Foster - Frederick Foster

Rudolf Hargreaves - Rudolph Hargreaves

Bernard Harvey - Bernard Harvey

Cecil Higham - George Cecil Higham

Willie Mallender - William Stilwell Mallender

Joseph Marsden - Joseph Marsden

Stanley Matthews - Stanley Matthews

William Newton - William Jarvis Newton

Albert E Poynter - Albert Edward Poynter

Harry Pridmore - Harry Pridmore

Wainwright Spencer - William Wainwright Spencer

Arthur Stocks - Arthur Stocks

Tom Taylor - Tom Taylor

G Henry Towell - George Henry Towell

Alfred Warboy - Alfred Turner Warboys

Photos
  • St Luke the Evangelist church and war memorial. Photograph courtesy of Colin Dannatt
    Shireoaks war memorial - St Luke the Evangelist church and war memorial. Photograph courtesy of Colin Dannatt
  • Panel with names (A-H). Photograph courtesy of Colin Dannatt
    Shireoaks war memorial - Panel with names (A-H). Photograph courtesy of Colin Dannatt
  • Panel with names (H-W). Photograph courtesy of Colin Dannatt.
    Shireoaks war memorial - Panel with names (H-W). Photograph courtesy of Colin Dannatt.