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Ringstead Church & War Memorial

Ringstead Church

Ringstead Church

To The Glory of God, In Pious Memory of the Men of Ringstead Who Fell During The Great War and in Gratitude for The Mercies of a Lifetime This Cross is The Humble Offering of Herbert Alfred Billson who Loved the Village.
Jesu Mercy

Church & War Memorial
The Church & War Memorial
4th July 1924

Ringstead was given the Memorial Cross by a Mr Billison a shoe manufacturer from Northampton.

dedication service
Army Colonel (John Brown DSO, right of cross) speaks to the crowd

WWI 1914-1918
Herbert J Archer
Ronald Barnard
Herbert Baxter
Percy W Baxter
William T Billing
Wilfred J R Cave
C Arthur Major
Albert J Manning
Ralph Mayes
A E Raymond Peacock
Edward Roberts
William Sawford
Alfred E Shaw
William Sibley
Frederick Sykes
George S Smart
John T Watts
Percy R Wilson
Harold G Wittering
Evelyn Wood

Also They Who Fell
in the War 1939-1945
Frederick G Bull
Ronald Garratt
Philip D Line
Stanley Nicholson
L Royston Pitts

Brian Peter Quinn

Note: On a scroll inside the Church the first name is
Robert J Archer not Herbert J Archer.

Soldiers' Awards

Baker Boys

Not on the War Memorial
Herbert J W Braybrook

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