ALTRINCHAM UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

World War 1 Roll of Honour

Altrincham United Reformed Church has two places of worship, Trinity Hale, and Woodlands Timperley. They carry the records and traditions of three former churches that were active during World War 1. They are:

Hale Congregational Church (now Trinity Hale, AURC)
Trinity Bowdon Presbyterian Church and Trinity Mission
(both sold for development).
Broadheath Congregational Church
(re-located in 1974, becoming Woodlands Timperley)

The Rolls of Honour Boards for the first two are located at Trinity Hale, and the third, is at Woodlands Timperley.

Hale Congregational Church
Inscription

Trinity Presbyterian Church
Inscription
Broadheath Congregational Church
Inscription
In Affectionate Remembrance of
Those connected with this church
Who gave their lives in the Great War
1914 --- 1919

Harold Ferguson Airey
Royal Naval Air Service
William Vernon Boydell
8th Lancashire Fusiliers
Charles William Eaton
17th Manchester Regiment
Joseph Eaton
3rd Cheshire Regiment
James Bate Eaton
16th Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Leonard Arthur Harrison
12th Durham Light Infantry
Dougles Roy Dilworth-Harrison
10th Durham Light Infantry
George Kendall
Royal Air Force
Ivan John Morello
20th Royal Fusiliers
Sidney Esmond O'Hanlon
Royal Air Force
Alfred Donald Olivier
6th Manchester Regiment
George Edward Varah
17th Manchester Regiment

To the GLORY of GOD
And in MEMORY of the MEN
Of TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN
CHURCH and MISSION WHO
FELL in the GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

Edward C Arnold
Albert Berry
J Harold Curtiss
Harry Ditchfield
John E Flett
George Forster
Archibald Skelhorn
Samuel Skelhorn
Thomas Skelhorn
Stanley Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
ALL THEY HOPED FOR, ALL THEY HAD THEY GAVE
TO SAVE MANKIND - THEMSELVES THEY SCORNED TO SAVE.
IN REVERED MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD,
AND IN HONOUR LIKEWISE OF THE DEVOTION AND
SACRIFICE OF THOSE OTHERS OF THIS CHURCH AND
ITS ASSOCIATION WHO WENT FORTH TO SERVE THEIR
GOD AND HUMANITY IN THE GREAT WAR.

John Arnold
Tom Barton
Edgar Booth
Robert Burton
Albert Bullock
Herbert Entwhistle
Norman Firth
Fred Graham
Harry Higson
Harold Mackley
Walter O'Brian
Austin Reekie
William Ross
Sam Smith
Sidney Smith
Robert Turnock
Harold Vernon

 

 

You may note that only Hale Congregational recorded some detail about their heroes service.
The War Graves Commision has always insisted on recording names only on their graves.
Death is a great leveller of status.

The AURC church archivist, Jeremy Cocker has, however, researched every one of these names so that we can know about who they were, and what they were like.

Simply - click on each name for a PDF description of each person listed above.

 

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