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Shortfield Congregational Church


NigelS

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The War Memorial from Shortfield Congregational Church, Frensham, Surrey is held and displayed at the Tilford Rural Life Museum Click appropriately, in its Eashing Chapel exhibit. Shortfield Congregational Church (opened 1929) closed in 2004, and the memorial was removed and restored after subsequent vanadalism prior to being placed at the Tilford site .

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The memorial is listed by the UKINWM Here

The Inscription and names are:

‘MEN OF FRENSHAM WHO DIED FOR HONOUR AND FOR FREEDOM’

(Over a carved, laurel wreath surrounded, ‘1914-19’)

Cyril Charles Alder; Charles James Over M.M.; Charles Loveland

William Arnell; Stephen Bernard Paine; Leonard Martin

George Baker D.C.M; John James Ralph; Luke David Mariner

George Wilfred Baker; Clifford Charles Reffold; Frederick Marshall

Philip Godfrey Barrett; Thomas Ryder; George Mason

Edgar Beale; George Smith; Charles E. Dimes

Alfred James Beard; George Sewell Staples; Arthur Dopson

George Bidwell; Harry Poyntz Swane; James Duke

Edward Birkbeck; Frank James Taphouse; John Kirby Dutton

Morris Birkbeck; George Errall Withall; Edward Fairminer

Hugh William Bostock; Thomas Frank Hardwick; Percy Fowler

Cecil Daniel Collins; Frederick Percy Douglas Hill; Edward Fullbrook

George Henry Richard Combel; Alan Hodgkinson; Ernest Fullbrook

Edward Critcher; Albert Edward Hutchings; William Gardner

Algernon Hubert Cuthell; Alfred Jeffrey; George Gardner

Ernest Eustace Mingay; George Douglas Jephson; William Frank Gillen

Bernard Leslie Mingay; Bertram F. Kerley; Arthur John Gillen

John Horsley Mitchell; Gilbert PigeLeschallas; John Harold Harding M.M

William John Newman; Horace Edward Loe M.M; Hugh Havelock Harding

These compare - with some minor spelling variations & and one omission - to those listed on a memorial at St. Mary's Church, Frensham Here, which doesn't include Christian names, (the name which doesn't appear on the memorial at Tilford is C H - Cyril Holkham - Dangar, who from a MIC and a Times Obituary, was a WWI Red Cross Driver who died at Frensham in April 1920)

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