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WW 1 and WW2 Methodist Chapel Memorial

Conflict Commemorated:WW1 and WW2

Address:Village Hall, Branston Booths

Parish:Branston

Locality:Village Hall

Type of Memorial:Board/Plaque/Tablet

Materials Used:Oak and Brass

Description:Dark oak frame supporting two plaques one in brass and one in silver which looks like a replacement. Shelf beneath is 0.47m wide and 0.02m deep, the support is 0.14m high by 0.02m wide. The actual memorial (not counting shelf) is 0.79m high and 0.45m wide.The framing around the 2 sections of the memorial (and across the centre of it) is uniformly 0.07m wide.

Inscription:In loving memory of Pte. John W Smith. The Beloved son of J and ME Smith, who was killed in France July 31 1917 Aged 22 years. Also of their beloved son Pte. Joseph S Smith who died of wounds in the 20th General Hospital Camiers, October 7th 1918, aged 22 years./ Also /1914-1918/ Thomas Overton - Killed in Action Alfred Sharpe - Killed in Action 1939-45 Pte Roland Denton 2nd Lincolns / killed in Action 8-7-44 Flt Sgt John Josph (Joey) Smith, brother of John and Joseph Killed on his 11th Raid/ WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:Michael Peck

Notes:This memorial originally in the chapel is now in the village hall, the chapel having been converted to a private dwelling.

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Last updated: 13 Dec 2016

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