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The History Of Saint Mary's Lidgate

Commemoration Of The War Dead

As with most churches the churches those who fell in the two great wars are remembered and Saint Mary's church is no exception.

Further information about those men and others who gave their lives in war can be found on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website at An excellent search facility is available here giving information about those who died in war.

Another forces resource is the Forces Reunited site

The names shown below are also linked to the excellent website where a full citation of all the men who died is given.

Lidgate Fallen from the 1st and 2nd World Wars
1914 - 1918
Samuel Brunning Walter Day
Thomas John Catchpole Edward John Foreman
George Crann Thomas Edward Mould
Godfrey Herbert Crann Alexander Joshua Mould
William Day Herbert Ransome
1939 - 1945
Thomas Charles Benge Ivan Terence Hazell
Richard Anthony Dewing Desmond Edward Smith

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. St John 15-13"

Last Modified Saturday 22 April 2017