Crich Parish men who died during WW2

This is work in progress and will be frequently updated: latest update 15.02.20

On the gates to St Mary's Church are two plaques to the memories of those men who lost their lives during WW2.

Crich memorial gateCrich memorial gate




Guardsman J.A.Smith Private L.Bowmer
Trooper E.Stanley Private N.Davenport
Private K.Stanley Private A.Heappy
Sergeant R.W.Stanley Private G.Howitt
Leading Seaman R.Tomlinson Private H.Lee
Lance Sergeant L.Warhurst Guardsman W.Linacre
Private J.H. Weightman Private F.Ludlam
Assistant Purser C.J.Wilkins Sergeant M.Lynam
L.A.C. W.E.J.Wilkins Trooper D.Mills
L.A.C. E.Wragg Private T.A.Poyser
Private E.Young Corporal W.H.Poyser
  Flying Officer W.Rowell



Not forgetting Dorothy Travers Walker who was accidentally killed in a motor accident on 17 May 1945
whilst serving with the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.
Dorothy Travers Walker

Tony Lester's memories of Crich during WW2
Crich in the War Years

If any of your family are on the gate plaques, please let us have a photograph or few words about them so that they are "more than a name". It is hoped to produce a brief biography for each name.

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