Thornaby on Tees, Stafford Place Wesleyan Church

Cleveland and Stafford Place Wesleyan Churches Rolls of Honour. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 25 )
Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2018

Stafford Place was also in the Stockton (Brunswick) Circuit, and had a seating capacity of 300. Thirteen men died in the First World War. The only known memorial in the church was a lamp dedicated as a thanks offering for the safe return of another member.

Further details of some of these men may be found here http://www.1245sunflowers.org/

Rifleman F. Harper          13th Bn. Rifle Brigade

Pte. N. Featherstone     5th Bn. Durham Light Infantry

W. Bainbridge                   [no further details may be found]

W. J. Allen                           [no further details may be found]

Pte. A. Kelsoe                  Machine Gun Corps

Pte. T. Kelsoe                   15th Bn. Durham Light Infantry

L/Cpl. W. Twist                [10th Bn.] Yorkshire Regt.

Sgr. F. Fountain                [10th Bn.] Kings Royal Rifle Corps

Pte. W. Mudd                    20th Bn. Nottingham and Derby Regt. (Sherwood Foresters)

Pte. J.W. Gill                       5th Bn. Durham Light Infantry

Pte. R. Heron                    [14th Bn.] Northumberland Fusiliers

Pte. J. Audas                     5th Bn. Durham Light Infantry

Pte. F. J. Atkinson           13th Bn. Northumberland Fusliers

Additional source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

No Comments

Start the ball rolling by posting a comment on this page!

Add a comment about this page

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Share this
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestShare on Google+Email this to someone