RETURN TO PLACE NAME L INDEX

27.12.1985

LITTLE BREDY

Stone cross on plinth in St Michael and All Angels Churchyard.

Inscription on top of the octagonal plinth, last two words virtually illegible

I will seek out my sheep and deliver
them out of all places where they have been scattered.
Ever Tr...

On side faces of octagonal plinth, starting with front one and going anti-clockwise round.

To the Glory of God and the everlasting memory and praises of those who gave their lives for us in the Great War


H.J. Maddocks Lieut. Colonel 9 Royal Welch Fusiliers. Born 14 Nov. 1866. Killed at Loos 25 Sep.1915 Buried at Festubert.


Reuben Hansford Dorset Yeomanry. Only son of Reuben and Agnes Hansford. Born at Foxholes 16 July 1896. Died 25 Aug. 1915 of wounds recieved at Gallipoli. Buried at sea.


Willie Redwood 2 Dorset Regt. Son of W & E Redwood. Born at Littlebredy 18 Sep. 1896. Died at Basra 18.Dec. 1916 Buries at Hakimayeh Cemetery, Mesopotamia


Ernest Stanley Downton 1 Dorset Regt. Youngest son of Edward & Jane Downton. Born at Little bredy 10.June 1898. Killed at Nieuport 31 Aug. 1917 Buried at Coxyde Ville.


Reginald Frank Durrant N.Z.B.R. Beloved son of Harry & Frances Durrant. Born 13 June 1891. Killed in action in France 30 May 1916. Buried at Hapzibubne.


Harold John Rolls Corporal A.S.C. Only son of John & Elizabeth Rolls. Born at Littlebredy Nov. 12 1894. Killed at Arras August 29 1918. Buried at Arras.


J.N. Williams Auckland Bttn. New Zealand Force. Son of Robert & Rosa Williams of Bridehead. Born 24 Jan. 1878. Killed at Gallipoli 25 April 1915.

Decorative wooden tablet on wall in St Michael and All Angels Church.

Nat Williams Born 24 Jan. 1878 A man greatly loved: Gave his life amongst the first of the New Zealanders in Gallipoli - on St Mark's day 1915 His friends in Littlebredy set this record to his memory