CASUALTIES ON THE
Norman F. Axford, Sergeant RAF.||
Christopher Bailey, Private, Royal Artillery
Edward J. Blaskett, RAF||
Albert E. J. Bourner, Flying Officer, RAF.
Keith Buckie, Royal Navy||
Thomas Chapman, Royal Navy
Cyril Aubrey Dunford, Guardsman||
Keith R. Gillman, Flying Officer, RAF.
James C. H. Goldfinch, AC, RAF||
James E. Marshall, Squadron Leader, RAF
Raymond Philpott, RAF||
Thomas W. Wall, Merchant Navy
photo by Bryan Walker
A new plaque was added in 2007, for Private
George W A Reed, of the 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. In 2011 the
main plaque (above) was stolen. It has since been replaced. From the scratch
marks on Private Reed's plaque it would seem that attempts were made to
steal this plaque too.
There is a scroll inside
the church, with the names of casualties from both wars.
picture Simon Chambers
In the churchyard is this grave, where Cyril Aubrey Dunford
On the kerbstones:
|The inscriptions on the book read:
memories of a dear husband and father, Frank Aubrey Dunford, died
15th January 1954, aged 66 years
also of his wife, Lillian Maud Dunford, died 17th January 1980,
aged 59 years. Reunited.
|The inscriptions on the footstone read:
Treasured memories of our dear parents, Peter and Marion Dunford.
They died as they lived, together, 18th January 1983. Thier lives
a beautiful memory, their absence a silent grief.
|Also their daughter, Rose Lillian Rigden, died
10th June 1991, aged 52 years
||Also their son, Cyril Aubrey Dunford, killed in
action 11th September 1944, aged 20 years
||And son Keith Edward Dunford, died 20th August
2001, aged 75 years