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Turvey War Memorials

Old soldiers remember their fallen friends.  Remembrance Day, 1984.

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For detailed accounts of the men named on the Turvey War Memorials, please click this link to the Roll of Honour Pages.

The Great War Memorial


This beautifully carved memorial to those who lost their lives in the Great War (World War I) is just to your left as you enter the church porch.  The names on it are:

The ceremony to unveil the war memorial at Turvey


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"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" THIS CROSS IS ERECTED TO THE HONOURED AND UNDYING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WARS A.D. 1914-1918 A.D. 1939-1945

The Second World War Memorial


The Grade II listed War Memorial is made of granite and stands in front of the Parish Church.  The names on its four sides are:

World War II  CL Allen - Lt. R.M. MG Finlinson - Lt. R.E. PRC Manser - Lt/Col R.A. G.Truphet - A/c. R.A.F. HE Wadsworth - Gnr R.A. CA Wood - S/Ldr. R.A.F. World War I - Officers  John William Backhouse - Captain Kennteth Lnguet-Higgins - Lieut John E Munby - Lieut Robert John Blatchford Oldney - Captain Gerald Vivian Oldrey - Lieut

The four sides of the base of Turvey War Memorial


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Turvey War Memorial in the 1950’s.

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