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Located in the churchyard of the Parish Church of St James, Warslow. It takes the form of an angled walled enclosure which is slightly elevated with a centre section of the wall formed as a plinth with two wing walls and a central wall and a two stepped base. The central wall contains deatil;s of the Second World War, the two wing walls contain details for World War 1. There are eleven names listed for World War 1 which are also listed on the World War 1 memorial window in the church; there are two names for World War 2. The mason who worked on the memorial was T Hulme of Buxton.
Photograph Copyright © Alf Beard 2009

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY
OF THOSE OF THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE WORLD WAR

1914-1918

BAGNALL Victor
Pte 201818 1/5th North Staffs Regt died 14 June 1917 Commemorated at Arras Memorial France
BARKER Ralph
Pte 29648, 16 Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt) died 18 May1916 age 21 son of Sampson & Hannah of Hulme End Hartington Buxton, Commemorated at Le Touret Military Cemetery Richebourg-L’Avoue France.
KIDD Samuel
Pte 202970 2/5th North Staffs Regt died 21 March 1918, age 37 son of Thomas & Jane of Smithy Far Warslow. Commemorated at Arras Memorial France
MELLOR Jabez
Pte 68548, 17 Royal Fusiliers formerly (47884 Northamptonshire Regt), died 24 March 1918 husband of Mary H Mellor of Leek Road Warslow, Commemorated at Arras Memorial France
SUTTON Joseph
Private 4637, 1/5th Durham Light Infantry killed in action 15th September 1916 aged 20. Son of William and Harriet. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
SHIPLEY Robert
Pte 240740 1/6 Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt) died 23 April 1917. Commemorated at Arras Memorial France
SHIPLEY William
Gunner 75019, 160th Seige Battert, Royal Garrison Artillery killed in action 30th September 1917 Native of Wetton, Staffordshire Buried at The Huts Cemetery Ieper, Belgium
SALT Walter John
Gunner 151319 112th Heavy Bty Royal Garrison Artillery died 2 November 1918 age 24 husband of Hannah Maria Phillips (nee Salt) of Clough Head Warslow, buried in Warslow Churchyard
SALT Joseph Henry
Private 51180, 2nd Imperial Camel Corps, formerly 203473, Northamptonshire Regiment died 26th August 1918 Buried at Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
WAIN John Salt
Pte 201817 North Staffs Regt (transferred to 641418 Labour Corps) died 6 March 1919 Son of George Frederick of Brownlow nr Warslow. Buried in Warslow Churchyard
WOOD Thomas Henry
Private G96300, Duke of Cambridge’s 20th Middlesex Regiment killed in action 28th September 1918 aged 19. Native of Warslow and resident in Leek. Brother of Miss E A Wood of 46 Buxton Road, Leek, Staffordshire. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
1939-1945
GRINDEY Dennis
Gunner 7045375 11 (Honourable Artillery Coy) Regt Royal Horse Artillery died 24 January 1942 age 21. Commemorated at Alamein Memorial Egypt
WAIN George
Gunner 5059307 3 Airlanding Anti-Tank Bty Royal Artillery died 24 January 1946 age 32 son of George Henry & Jane of Longnor. Commemorated at Ramleh Cemetery Israel

Last updated 20 November, 2016

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