St John's Parish War Dead


Lest we or those who follow us shall forget...

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes: and Death shall be no more. Nor mourning, nor crying nor sorrow shall be any more: for the former of things are passed away. (Apocalyse XX 1-4)

To the Glory of God and to perpetuate the memory of the soldiers and sailors of St John the Baptist Parish who gave their lives in the Grat War 1914-1918. The High Altar, Holy Communion Rails, sets of vestments and the Memorial Tablet were initiated and provided by parishioners 1922.

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Francis Ashworth
John Ashworth
Albert George Avery
William Bayliss
Joseph Malcolm Bell
Philip Burke
Martin Brennan
Michael Carroll
Richard Casey
Fletcher Clough
Joseph Cowan
Joseph Campbell
Charles Connolly
Henry Cowgill
James Colling
Vincent Dacey
Wilbert Device
James Feeney
Joseph Farrell
Thomas Farrell
Edward Fleming
Henry Goodier
Thomas Goodier
William Gaskell
Archie Hough
Thomas Judge
Robert Kaine
Peter Kerrigan
Hugh Kelly
Charles Kerridge
John Henry Lord
John Lavelle
James Leonard
John Moran
John Mayo
James Marsh
John Henry Marsh
George Mills
Patrick Maguire
John Murphy
Joseph Moore
John Moore
Edward Murray
William Mounsey
Albert McConville
John McConville
John McMenemy
James McDonald
Francis McKenna
John William Noble
Ambrose Oddie
John Henry Oddie
Thomas Pennington
Roger Priest
Thomas Philips
John Lynas Sellars
Thomas Taylor
Thomas Thornton
George Winfield
John Edward Tunney
John Wilkinson
William Wilkinson
Richard Walton
Robert Wrigley
John Waring
Thomas Waring



 From a plaque erected 1993:

Also, in Memory of those who died in the Second World War

O God of truth and justice, we hold before you those whose memory we cherish, and those whose names we will never know. Help us to lift our eyes above the torment of this broken world, and grant us the grace to pray for those who wish us harm. As we honour the past, may we put our faith in your future; for you are the source of life and hope, now and forever.