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7.5.2005

KINGSCLERE

Stone cross churchyard/village green outside church.
(Nothing in St Stephen's Church)

Front panel.

To the Glory of God
and in memory of the brave men of
KINGSCLERE.

"Dear shall their blood be in His sight."

1914 1918

Side panels.

Right side
Eric Barnes
Ralph G. Barnes
Reginald M. Bennett
Stanley G. Bradley
Albert E. Cooper
Richard A. Dollery
Frederick W. Dunmall
Alfred J. Evans
George W. Hamblin
Alec H. Hopkins
Fred Keep
Ernest Frederick Lambourne
James Marriner

Left side
Barry Norris
Thomas S. Pizzey
Albert J. Povey
Charles A. Robinson
Henry J. Smith
Reginald W. Smith
Richard Smith
Edward James Soper
Kenneth J. Strachan M.M.
G.B. Newport Tinley C.B.
Alfred J.T. Watts
Leonard V. Witt

Back panel

These at the call of King and Country
left all that was dear to them,
endured hardness, faced danger, and
finally passed out of the sight of men
by the path of duth and selfsacrifice.

Commonwealth War Graves in churchyard.

CH/1853 (S) Private
A.H. Hopkins
Royal Marine Light Infantry
14th January 1919 Age 20

296651 3rd Air Mechanic
R.W.. Smith
Royal Air Force
3rd October 1918 Age 18

M2/079098 Private
F. Keep
Army Service Corps
8th September 1916 Age 31

Peace perfect peace

Private grave with inscriptions to 2 fallen.

In
loving memory
of
2nd Lieutenant
Ralph George Barnes
2/8 Battalion
London Regiment.
Who was killed in action
at Poelcapelle,
Belgium
October 30th 1917.
Aged 32.

To
the dear memory
of
2nd Lieutenant
Eric Barnes
Lincolnshire Regiment.
Who was killed in action
near Wytschaete,
Belgium.
November 1st 1914.
Aged 20.

Inscription on other side to their father.

In
loving remembrance
of
John Barnes.
Whose life was
serenely completed
November 13th 1917.
Aged 65.