St Helen

War Memorial

First World War

The War Memorial from the 1914-1918 War is a brass plate on the south-east wall of the nave.

To the Glory of God
And the memory of
Lance-Corporal Frederick William Hazelgrove
2nd Durham Light Infantry
Killed in action at Hoodge, France,
9th August 1916, aged 31.
Lance-Corporal John Arthur Fowler
17th Sherwood Foresters
Killed in action in France
1st August 1916, aged 33
Captain Richard Jeffreys Nicholls
11th Sherwood Foresters
Killed in action at Le Sars, France
1st October 1916, aged 22

The South Aisle window is a memorial to Richard Jeffreys Nicholls, killed in France in 1916 and son of the then Rector.

Second World War

The War Memorial from the Second World War is a wooden plaque with gold lettering on the north-east wall of the nave.

Remember Before God
Those from this Parish who died on Active Service
1939 + 1945

Ralph Barber   Denys Keith Turney Monsarrat
Frank Bonser   Stuart Charles Orrell
William Bradley   Peter Pryde
Phillip George Dunbar   John Henry Trueman
Gordon Frederick Hopewell   Dennis Stanley Waltho
Arthur William Johnson   Tom Wilson
Eric Keetley   Derek William Wood

This memorial is under the North Aisle window, which includes the wording:

The Good Shepherd giveth His Life For His Sheep

The light in the pulpit was given as a memorial to Derrick Mallet who was killed in 1943.