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EMPSHOTT WAR MEMORIALS

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © John Simmons 2007

The Empshott war memorial takes the form of a brass plaque within the church of Holy Rood, Empshott; to the left of the text is an engraved and stylised Christ being crucified. There are three names for World War 1 and three names for World War 2.

TO
THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE
TWO WORLD WARS
1914 - 1918

GARDENER

William

Private 15379, 1st Batt. Hampshire Regiment, Died 30/04/1915. Age unknown. Commemorated in Panel 35. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 35.

GARNETT

Henry

Private 4985 5th Batt. Gloucestershire Regiment, Died 28/08/1916. Aged 23. Son of Solomon and Lydia Garnett, Stairs Hall, Empshott, Commemorated in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France, II. A. 8.

PEARCE

Harry

No further information currently

1939-1945

WILLIAM

William John

Aircraftman 2nd Class 1350809, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve , East of Chanel. Died 05/05/1941. Aged 18. Son of William Harry George and Alice Julia Pullman of Empshott. Commemorated in Empshott (Holy Rood) Churchyard,Hampshire, United Kingdom.

RUSTELL

William Macdonald

Private 5499188. 2nd Batt. Hampshire Regiment Died 03/12/1942. Aged 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Rustell of Empshott. Commemorated in Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia 8. F. 10.

TULL

Leslie Charles

Petty Officer D/JX 134211 Royal Navy, HMS Neptune. Died 19/12/1941. Aged 27. Son of Frederick Charles and Molly Tull. Husband of Joyce . Commemorated in Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, United Kingdom, Panel 45, Column 3. PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL.

MAY THEIR SOULS REST IN PEACE

Last updated 21 May, 2007

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