Stone plaque on front wall of village hall.

This tablet is in
proud remembrance
of the men of Chawton
who served their King
and Country in the
World War
1939 - 1945
Roll of Honour

William Cox
Albert Ronald Cox
Reginald Cox
Peter Austen Knight
Herbert William Palmer
Edwin Sydney Skates
William George Richardson
Douglas Ben Jeffrey Wyeth

Roll of Honour book in glass case on stand in St Nicholas' Church, WW2 names added at end of book.

(Front Cover inscriptions)
(top) The Chawton Book
(bottom) of Remembrance 1914-1919
(left side) Their reward also is with the Lord
(right side)Their memorial shall not depart away


The Chawton
book of

Men who served in
The Great European War,
1914 - 1919.

The Lord shall give his people
the blessing of peace.

(Added later)
This Book also contains the names of
those who gave their lives in the service
of their Country in the War of 1939-1945.



Private Albert Ronald Cox Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Private Reginald Cox Hampshire Regiment
Private William Cox Hampshire Regiment
Lieutenant Peter Austen Knight Royal Scots Fusiliers
Petty Officer Herbert William Palmer Royal Navy
Sergeant William George Richardson Royal Air Force
L.Corporal Edwin Sydney Skates South Staffordshire Regiment
Corporal Douglas Ben Jeffrey Wyeth Royal Sussex Regiment

Wooden pew end in St Nicholas' Church.

In memory of Sqdn/Ldr.
Ridley L. Bradford R.A.F.
Born 11th April 1912
Killed in action
30th April 1940

Stone plaque on front wall of Jane Austen's house.

Jane Austen's Home
given by
Thomas Edward Carpenter, J.P., of Mill Hill
in memory of his son
Lieut. Philip John Carpenter.
East Surrey Regt.
Killed in action, Lake Trasimene, 1944
Opened 1949 by the Duke of Wellington, K.G.
President of the Jane Austen Society.
Founded 1940 by Dorothy Darnell of Alton