THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


The Last Word

Robert and William Wardell

In Loving Memory of The Reverend Robert John Wardell Wesleyan Methodist Minister Born at Lockington 13th May 1862 died at Dover 30th June 1924 Also of Elizabeth Annie Wardell Wife of the above Born Workington 7th March 1863 died at Cardiff 4th June 1949 Also Sons of the above Rifleman Robert Cyril Wardell QVR Killed 9th September 1916 Aged 18 years Also Lieut William Moss Wardell MC MMCC Killed 23rd March 1918 Aged 24 years "Who gave their lives in the Great War" C

Hubert Wauton

Lieut. Hubert Wauton RN Commander of HMS Falcon Fell In Action Oct 28 1914 ET 29 "He did his duty Jesu Mercy" C

John Wayte

In Memory of Beatrice Esther Wayte born 8th September 1896 died 11th May 1913 "Safe In The Arms of Jesus" Also her Brother John Wayte born 15 July 1894 Accidentally Drowned while serving his country in Kamptee India 19th February 1915 "A Sudden Change At Gods Command He Fell" Also Thomas Wayte Father of the above died 2nd August 1916 Aged 74 years RIP Reverse of  headstone: In Loving Memory of beloved Wife of Alfred Watts died 18th March 1918 Aged 25 years "Peace Perfect Peace" SJ

N Whitmore

Pilot Officer NJ Whitmore Pilot Royal Air Force 30th June 1941 Age 20 "England Thy son courageous heard ring thy summons clear and made their glad reply" H

R Wicks

1873392 Aircraftsman 1st Class RJ Wicks Royal Air Force 1st October 1943 Age 22 "Rest in Peace Until We Meet Again" SA

N Williams
 

T/291489 Diver NT Williams Army Service Corps 11th November 1918 Age 33 Additional Headstone: Sacred To The Memory of Our Dear Parents Thomas Norris Williams died 11th November 1918 Aged 33 years Also Our Beloved Mother Maud Louisa Died 30th December 1962 Aged 73 years "At Rest"

F and J Willis

Front Section: "All so sadly missed and fondly remembered by the family in England and Australia" Sacred To The Memory of George Willis (illeg) Hong Kong Police (illeg) Also Mary Bridget Wife of the above died 1st March 1962 Aged 74 Years RIP Left Section: L/Corp F Willis Royal Signals youngest Son POW with Japanese Killed on the Lisbon Maru 1st October 1942 Back Section: Also of Catherine Willis (illeg) Deeks died Portugal 29th April 1987 Aged 68 years Patricia Fisher (nee Willis) Died 6th July 1997 aged 85 years Right Section: Wing Commander JO Willis DFC eldest Son Killed In Action Sidi Omar on 22nd November 1941. John Willis third Son died in Australia 27th June 1997 Aged 83 years SJ

Ernest Wilshire

Loving Memory of Ernest E Wilshire Killed By Enemy Shelling September 9th 1940 Aged 48 years "Sleeping" SM

Alan and William Wilson Walker

In honoured and loving memory of Alan Alexander Wilson Walker 2nd Lieutenant RFC of Sydney, Australia, accidentally killed whilst flying at Dover 20th March 1916, aged 22 years. Listed in the Australian Imperial Force ? August 1914, took part in the first landing at Gallipoli 25th April 1915 and subsequently joined the RFC, per ardua ad astra Also of William Douglas Wilson-Walker, gunner, Australian Imperial Froce, brother of the above, who died of wounds at Armentieres, France, 18th July 1916, aged 20 years "When you go home tell them of us and say for your tomorrow these gave their today". SJC

     
Max Wood

In Loving Memory of Max Godden Wood RAF Missing at Maleme Crete 20th May 1941 Aged 23 years "At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them" Left kerbstone: In loving memory of Matthew Henry Wood died 22nd July 1939 aged 60 years Right kerbstone: Also of Winnifred Eliza Wood beloved Wife of Matthew died 4th October 1977 in her 97th year Base: "Abide With Me" C

Alexander and Donald Worster

Elizabeth Mary Worcester passed away 5th May 1921 Alexander Worcester Husband of the above passed away 22 November 1922 Also their Sons Alexander Frederick Worster Killed In Action 23rd Nov 1917 And Donald Edward Worster Killed In Action 19th May 1917 R

Walter Zillessen

Walter Harold Zillessen died July 17th 1941 Aged 23. See also A. G. Kinnaird SMC

page compiled by Sarah Wilkinson

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