Gornsdorf War Memorial

These are located in the church yard.

Gornsdorf WWI war memorial

Gornsdorf WWI war memorial

Gornsdorf WWI war memorial

Wir wollen sein ein einzig Volk von Brüdern
Wir wollen frei sein wie die Väter waren
Wir wollen trauen auf den höchsten Gott

Featured on this memorial is Stürmer, Albert who was killed at Bixchoote during the battle of Pilkem ridge on the same day that Reginald Clements was fatally wounded around 10km to the South East on the Ypres Salient.

Sturmer, Albert - Gornsdorf WWI war memorial

WWII

Gornsdorf WWII war memorial

Zum Gedenken an unsere 256 gefallen und vermissten 1939-1945

Goodnestone War Memorial

This is a marble and alabaster tablet situated on the south wall of the nave, near the pulpit, in Goodnestone parish church.
Goodnestone War Memorial

Goodenstone War Memorial in the church

In thanksgiving to God and in honoured memory of the men of Goodnestone who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918.
“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends”.
St John xv., 13

  • It was unveiled by Lt Col R. T. J. Friend, D.S.O. (Buffs) on 4 September 1921.

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