Marton Methodist Church First World War Memorial Stone

There was a black granite memorial tablet set into the wall of Marton Methodist Church, that was erected by subscription by the inhabitants of Marton to the perpetual memory of those brave men from the parish who fell in the European War 1914 – 1918.

Black granite tablet listing Marton’s First World War dead

The names are recorded on the memorial in two columns.

On the left hand side are listed: Herbert ASHWORTH, William ATKINSON, Ralph BARROW, Fred BOLTON, James BLAYLOCK, William BLAYLOCK, Thomas BOARDMAN, John BRAITHWAITE, Thomas BRAITHWAITE, William BRAITHWAITE, Robert BROCKBANK, Louis BUCKLEY, John CARDWELL, Henry CROSS, Edward Baynes DIXON, James DUGDALE D.C.M, M.M., William H FITZGERALD, Thomas HILL, Arthur HOBSON.

On the right hand side, the names are: George W HILTON, William KIRKHAM, Edward LEEMING, Ralph PARKINSON, Ernest PEARSON, Frank RICHARDSON, George RAWCLIFFE, Richard ROSSALL, Edward SANDERSON, Thomas H SANDERSON, Robert SANDERSON, John SINGLETON, William SWARBRICK, Richard TOWNSEND, Arthur VASEY, Percy WARREN, John WHITESIDE, William WHITESIDE, Arthur WHITELEY.

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