Measham Parish Council

Serving the people of Measham

Clerk: Dawn Roach
c/o Measham Leisure Centre
off High Street, Measham
Derbyshire DE12 7HR

Tel: 01530 589583

Measham War Memorial

The War Memorial is situated on Bosworth Road. There are 44 names listed for World War 1 and 11 for World War 2.

The memorial was dedicated by Ministers of Measham and unveiled by the Countess of Loudoun 21st May 1921. It cost about £2,000 raised by public subscription, the sculptors were Messers Wells and Co, the builders Messrs Bottrill and Sons and the designer was Mr Harry Swanwick.

There are 44 Lime Trees planted in dedication to fallen servicemen of World War 1, 11 Almond Trees in dedication to fallen servicemen of World War 2 and 1 Spring Glow dedicated to the fallen serviceman of Iraq.

For further detailed information please visit http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Leicestershire/Measham.html or http://www.leicestershirewarmemorials.co.uk/war/memorials/view/761

The area was dedicated as a Field in Trust in 2015 and will remain as such in perpetuity.

Each year a Remembrance Service is held on Remembrance Sunday commencing at 10.45am.

Names Listed on Measham War Memorial 1914 - 1918

Surname

Forenames

ATKINS

JOHN

BAILEY

ALFRED

BELCHER MM

FRED JOSEPH

BLAKE

NIGEL EVERARD

BLAKE

WILLIAM GILDEA

BUCK

JOSEPH

BUCKLEY

ERNEST

CALLAGHAN

JOHN

CLIFF

ARTHUR

COLVER

GEORGE HENRY JAMES

EDMUNDS

WILLIAM HENRY

ENSOR MM

RICHARD

FOWKES

HARRY ARTHUR

HART

BENJAMIN 'BEN'

HART

[ERNEST]HARRY

HARY

JOHN CHARLES

HART

JOSEPH

HARVEY

PERCY JAMES

HASKEW

CLEMENT [CHARLES]

ISON

JOHN EDWARD

JERRAMS

THOMAS HENRY

JOHNSON

ARTHUR

KENT

REUBEN

KINSON

THOMAS

LEE

BERNARD

LORD

JOSEPH

MEAKIN

JOHN WILLIAM

MEEK

JOSEPH

NEWBOLD

GEORGE JOHN

NEWBOLD

HARRY BUCKLEY

PARRITT

FREDERICK [CHARLES HIGHAM]

RAGAN

JAMES

RILEY

CHARLES [HERBERT]

ROACH MM

GEORGE [EDWARD]

SAMSON

AMBROSE [JOHN]

THOMSON

JOHN

TURNBULL

JAMES

VEASEY

FRANCIS [LEONARD]

WADDELL MiD

DAVID [ADAMS]

WHETTON

JAMES

WILEMAN

EVAN

WILEMAN

JAMES HENRY

WILEMAN

JOHN

WILEMAN

MICHAEL [ERNEST]

Names Listed on Measham War Memorial 1939 - 1945

Surname

Forenames

BOURNE

ALBERT

CRISP

GEORGE [ARTHUR]

GLOVER

FRED

HARRIS

FRED

HARRISON

FREDERICK JOHN AKA FRED

HAYNES

WALTER [EDWIN]

PEPPER

TR

SMITH

GB

SPARE

WILLIAM ARTHUR

TIMMS

CYRIL

WILLIAMSON

WILLIAM H

Iraq 2006

Surname

Forenames

MORRIS

ADAM P

Picture courtesy of Stuart Perkins

Reuben Kent - Lest we forget