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War Memorial Tablet

St Mary Magdalene Church, Boddington

Location:   St Mary Magdalene Church, Boddington

Grid Reference:   SO 894252

Unveiled:   18th July 1998 (New Memorial)

Names listed on this Roll of Honour:   5

Visited:   May 2002

IWM War Memorial Ref:   20988

Inscription on this Roll of Honour:   Their name liveth for evermore.

Alphabetical list of names on this War Memorial Tablet

Arkell F J   *

Cook W E   *

Skirton W R   *

Tomlinson H V

Tomlinson L R

Full details of those named on the Roll of Honour can be seen below. Those marked with * should be linked with the notes against their name in the panel below


1.   Arkell is commemorated on a brass plaque in St Mary Magdalene Church.

2.   Cook died nearly 5 years after the formal ending of the Great war.   He is buried in the Boddington (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard.

3.   Skirton is most probably William Richard Skirten.

4.   Commemorations in the St Mary Magdalene Church can be found here.

5.   All are commemorated in the Roll of Honour pages.

6.  This War Memorial Tablet replaced an earlier roll which was erected in the 1920s.  



Roll of Honour
St Mary Magdalene Church, Boddington, Glos
Name on Memorial Actual Name Number Rank Ship/Regt/Corps/Unit Died Age Cause Location Cemetery/Memorial Notes
ARKELL F J Frank Joseph 240961 Pte 2/5th Bn Glos Regt 21-Mar-18 24 KIA France - Holnon Wood Pozieres Memorial,  
COOK W E William Elliott 234804 Pte 8th Bn Canadian Infantry 11-Feb-26 37 DOI UK - Boddington Boddington Cemetery  
SKIRTON W R William Richard 20622 Pte 6th Bn Loyal North Lancs Regt 04-Jun-16 19 DOW Mesopotamia - Bait Aissa Amara Cemetery, Iraq  
TOMLINSON H V Herbert Victor 8047 Pte 1st Bn Kings Shropshire LI 20-Jun-15 28 KIA Belgium - Hooge Potijze Burial Ground  
                    Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium  
TOMLINSON L R Leonard Rees 12566 Pte 1/4th Bn Kings Shropshire LI 05-Nov-18 28 DOI France - Rouen St Sever Cemetery, Rouen,  



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