Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.
Two brass plaques inside the church on the East wall of the nave bear the names of those who lost their lives in the two World Wars. A stone in the chancel commemorates Philip Malcolm Wolryche Whitmore who died in WW1.
In the churchyard there is a large stone War Memorial cross (with no names). A plaque close to the West door of the church remembers Thomas Orde Lawder Wilkinson V.C. who was born in the parish.
To the Glory of God and In Memory of
Thomas Bowen Frank Christie Edward Gwilt Alfred Hanson Richard Harley Herbert James George O'Brien William Pryke Algernon Tillard Thomas Yeomans Greater Love Hath No Man Than This: That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends. 1914 - 1918
1939 - 1945
A memorial stone high on the North wall of the chancel reads:
In loving memory of
elder son of
MALCOLM WOLRYCHE WHITMORE
who fell in action
near Colincamps in France
on 1 Aug 1918
In the Churchyard close to the West door of the church:
In Honoured Memory
Lieutenant Thomas Orde
Lawder Wilkinson V.C.
The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Who Gained His Country's
Highest Award For Valour On
5th July 1916 At La Boiselle Born At Lodge Farm Dudmaston
On 29th June 1894
This memorial has mostly been compiled from official sources. It would be good to be able to expand it with more personal material - memories, stories, photos, etc. If you have any suitable material or any corrections please contact Greg. For news of updates follow @BridgnorthHeros on Twitter.