Methodist Chapel Thorney, Peterborough

War Memorial

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When Thorney Methodist Chapel closed at the end of August 2013 the War Memorial to those who gave their lives during the two World Wars was offered to the village and it was decided to re-locate it to the Bedford Hall.

The Memorial was re-dedicated on 11th November 2013 by the Rev Trevor Sands. 


For more information on the men listed below can be viewed here 


                          To the Glory of God
and in Ever Grateful Memory of the Men from the Parish of
Thorney Who Gave Their Lives in the Great War. 1914-1919

R Batterbee           S Gall               C W Scott
W Batterbee          H E Gedney      H Scott
F Benton               J Gedney           J E Sewell
E Berridge             F R Hadnam      H Shirley
B R Brown             S Hales              E Stubbins
C E Briggs             H Johnson         C Stapleton
G E Carter             T A Lilley            A Skipp
G W Clapham        G E Lilley           H Thacker
C H Clarke             J Luesby            J A M Topham
W Cole                   F L Merchant      P Tompkins
J Cook                   G W Morris         G W Thompson
H J Craythorne       J W Oliver          S J Thompson
C Fenn                   J E Peach           W H Wood
H C Foreman         J Pipe                  C Wright
W Fenton               E Ruff                  H Wright

“More than conquerors through him that loved us” Rom 8.37.

               1939 – 1945

H H Lilley             P R Constable
L V Ryecroft         J C W Smith
C G F Jackson

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