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Stone cross in churchyard of St Mary's Church.


1986


2007

In memory of
the heros of this village
who fell in the Great War
1914 - 1918

Lt. Herman Theodore Wells, A.S.C.

Pte. Alfred Edney Street 1st Devons.

Pte. Harold Percy Kennett, Sig. R.E.

Pte. William John Bishop, 1st Hants.

"Greater love hath no man than this,
that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Two diamond brass tablets in floor between the choir stalls in St Mary's Church.


In loving memory of 2nd Lieutenant Herman Theodore Wells, A.S.C.
4th son of Edward Wells, Rector of this parish an Anna Maria his wife.
Died on active service at Havre April 2nd 1916 aged 21.
"The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away,
blessed be the name of the Lord."


To the Glory of God and in ever loving memory of
Pte. Alfred Edney Street, 1st Devons,
the dearly loved and only son of John and Caroline Street.
Killed in action at Briastre, October 20th 1918, aged 19 years.
"It is the Lord, let him do what seemeth him good."



Window showing people looking in at tomb of Jesus.

He is not here He is risen.

Thanks be to God who giveth us the victory.
We glorify Thee we give thanks to Thee for
thy servant Herman Theodore Wells.
Jan 10 1895 April 2 1916


Private graves in churchyard.

To Charles Alfred Kennett and Amelia his wife and daughter Edith Kate....
Also of Harold Percy Kennett, son of the above died im Mesopotamia,
serving his King and Country, July 25th 1916, aged 28 years.
Thy will be done.


To John and Caroline Street......
Also in proud and ever loving memory of Alfred Edney Street
the dearly loved and only son of the above
who was killed in action at Briastre on Octr, 20th 1918, aged 19.
"Is all well with the las? It is well."