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Nonington St. Mary the Virgin Church
St. Mary the Virgin
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Nonington War Memorial, WWI


Transcribed by Kris Ellis.

A word from Kris:
Nonington Church has two War Memorials.  Both appear to be for WW1 and have the same names, with the exception of the last names on the list which are different.  Just inside the Church gate is a yew tree with a wood and brass memorial plaque on it, and the other is a stone memorial set into an external corner of the Church (to the left of the main door).



1914 - Mighty by Sacrifice - 1918


To the glory of God and in
grateful memory of the men
of Nonington who gave
their lives in the Great War.


2nd Lieut. Douglas William Hammond, 2nd Buffs East Kent Reg.
Captain Eric Penn, Grenadier Guards
2nd Lieut. Geoffrey Mark Penn, 6th Bn. Rifle Bde.
Sergt. Robert Bachelder, 4th Buffs
Sergt. Alfred Avery, R.A.F.
Chief P.O. John Sawkins, R.N.
Chief P.O. Frederick Bailey, R.N.
Sergt. Herbert J Maxted, Royal Engineers
Corporal Thomas Simmonds, 4th Buffs
L/Corpl. Alfred Sutton, 2nd Buffs
L/Corpl. John Whybourn, 1st Buffs
Private Thomas J Pay, 2nd Buffs
Private Frank Ashman, 6th Buffs
Private John Cashman, 6th Buffs
Private Edwin Causer, 6th Buffs
Private John Causer, 6th Buffs
Private Albert Cowell, 6th Buffs
Private Frederick H Day, 6th Buffs
Private Thomas Hope, 6th Buffs
Private Walter Kingsford, 6th Buffs
Private Arthur Marsh, 6th Buffs
Private Thomas J Martin, 6th Buffs
Private Ernest J Partridge, 2nd BuffsDvr.
Private William Chidwick, R.F.A.
Harry Marley, R.N. (inside church)
PR Henry Stanton Jones, 21st Lancers (on church wall)

Also in memory of
those who lost their lives
in the 2nd World War
1939-1945