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

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

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