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War Memorials

The following inscription is taken from the war memorial in the churchyard of the Parish Church:

 

In memory of the men of
this Parish who gave their lives
In the Great War 1914-1918


Major A/Lt.Col. A. J. E. SUNDERLAND
2nd Bn. Devonshire Regt.

Sergt. F. C. DUDLEY
6th Bn. Leicestershire Regt.

Sergt. F. C. LEACH
8th Bn. Bedfordshire Regiment

Cpl. Arthur STURMAN
5th Bn. Oxford and Bucks. L.I.

Great love hath no man than this
that a man lay down his life
for his friends.

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Also in memory of those of
this parish who gave their lives
in the Second World War
1939 - 1945

Pte. R. T. COX
5? Bn. Beds and Herts Regt.

Gnr. L. W. TURNER
111 H. A. A. Regt. R. A.

Eggington War Memorial
Eggington War Memorial - Inscription 1
Eggington War Memorial - Inscription 2

War Grave in the churchyard:  


1629751 Gunner

L. W. TURNER

Royal Artillery
8th April 1941    Age 20

In the midst of life
we are in death

Eggington War grave of L. W. Turner