Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.

Alveley: St Mary, Church of England - War Memorial - World Wars I & II

The memorial in Alveley church lists thirteen men in the order in which they died. The memorial was unveiled on 28th August, 1921 by General A. F. Gatliff* and was designed and executed in red Alveley stone by Messrs. R. Bridgman & Sons of Lichfield.

Remember before God, with loving thankfulness, the men of ALVELEY who fell in the GREAT WAR. "Come unto Me."

*The Vicar's brother and a General in the Royal Marines during the South African War.

Alveley: Village Memorial Hall - War Memorial - World Wars I & II

Awaiting Photo

Composite list in alphabetical order:

1914 - 1918
Joseph Addis
Robert James Bannister
Harry France
James France
Charles Maurice Harley
John Haycox
Matthew Henry Jones
Reginald Norgrove
James Henry Pugh
George Richards (Village Hall only)
Thomas Richards
Walter Edward Troth
Charles William Walker
James Ward

Remember also
William Leith
Herbert Evans
Frank Handley
Bruce Chadd
Stanley Pensum
Who gave their lives in the War
1939 - 1945

Not on either memorial:

1914 - 1918
Harry Walter Belcher
Arthur Churchyett
John C W Gatliff
John Wainwright

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.