East Markham
St John the Baptist

War Memorial

The World War I war memorial is located on the north wall of the north aisle.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD
MEMORY OF THOSE SONS OF EAST MARKHAM
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918

BOOTH. HERBERT
BRAMELD. JOHN NEVILLE
CLEMENTS. BENJAMIN
CRONK. FREDERICK
FLETCHER. BERTRAM
FOX. JOHN RICHARD
GLASBY. GEORGE
HEMPSALL. GEORGE CECIL
HEMPSALL. JOHN WILLIAM
HILL. FRANK
KENYON. GEOFFREY

 

KING. GEORGE STANLEY
MANUEL. THOMAS
MOORE. GEORGE WILLIAM
MUMBY. THOMAS
OSBORNE. SAMUEL
ROSE. KENNETH MARKHAM
SCOTT. JAMES
SLACK. STANLEY PRIESTLEY
SLACK. WILLIAM
TOWNROW. THOMAS
WIDDOWSON. WALTER

There is also a brass plaque in commemoration of villagers who fought in World War Two and Korea:

THE INSTRUMENT FOR CHIMING THE BELLS OF THIS CHURCH
WAS INSTALLED TO COMMEMORATE THE CORONATION
OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1953, AND
IN THANKSGIVING FOR THE MEN AND WOMEN OF
EAST MARKHAM WHO RETURNED IN SAFETY FROM
THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-45, AS WELL AS A
LASTING MEMORIAL TO THOSE WHO DID NOT RETURN

LEONARD BECKETT
JOHN FALLA
JEAN RAYMOND GRADOS
MARK WILLIAM GREEN
AUBREY HEMPSALL

 

DENYS LAMB
HEWITT MEADS
ALFRED RONALD PALING
HAROLD RICHARDS
JOHN HENRY ROWSON (KOREA 1953)

“REST ETERNAL GRANT THEM O LORD”