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Colston Bassett - St John the Divine Church

WMA 27917. Plaque, north wall of nave. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2022).

UKNIWM Ref - 27197

WMA 27197 - plaque on the north wall of the nave. Dedication: 'To the glory of God and in honoured remembrance of the men of Colston Bassett who laid down their lives in the Great War 1914-1919 (names). Death is swallowed up in victory.' There is a memorial cross (WMA 27916) on the north side of the churchyard. The dedication on two sides of the base of the cross reads: 'To the memory of the men of Colston Bassett who gave their lives in the Great war 1914-1919' and 'I have fought the good fight. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith.' The cross was dedicated in 1920. There are photographs taken at the dedication service in a booklet, 'The village of Colston Bassett: a pictorial history', Colston Bassett Local History Group, 2008, ISBN 978 0 9559629 05.

Memorial location
Names on Memorial

Arthur Anderson - Arthur Anderson

Albert Birkin - Albert William Birkin

John Faulks - John Alfred Faulks

William Green - John William Green

Albert Lane - Albert Lane

Charles Newton - Charles Newton

Ernest Parnham - Ernest Parnham

Thomas Parnham - Thomas Parnham

Alfred Richards - Alfred Richards

Robert Rogerson - Robert Henry Rogerson

Amos Shaw - Amos Shaw

Benjamin Shepherd - Benjamin Sheppard

John Wagstaff - John Alfred Wagstaff

George Westman - George Edwin Maylor Westman

Photos
  • WMA 27917. Plaque, north wall of nave. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2022).
    Colston Bassett St John the Divine - WMA 27917. Plaque, north wall of nave. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2022).
  • WMA 27916. Memorial cross, names A-P. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2012).
    Colston Bassett St John the Divine - WMA 27916. Memorial cross, names A-P. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2012).
  • WMA 27917. Plaque, north wall nave. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2012)
    Colston Bassett - St John the Divine - WMA 27917. Plaque, north wall nave. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2012)
  • WMA 27916. Memorial cross.  Photograph Rachel Farrand. (August 2012)
    Colston Bassett St John the Divine - WMA 27916. Memorial cross. Photograph Rachel Farrand. (August 2012)
  • WMA 27916. Memorial cross, names P-W. Photograph Rachel Farrand. (August 2012)
    Colston Bassett St John the Divine - WMA 27916. Memorial cross, names P-W. Photograph Rachel Farrand. (August 2012)