The Roll of Honour of Middlewich men who served in the forces during the war

The Roll commemorates the fallen. those to whom honours were awarded, prisoners of war, and all who served and survived the conflict.

Cover tributes:

“I congratulate Middlewich on its substantial contribution to Military Forces”,
Lord Kitchener, F.M.

God grant us through all times such souls as these,
Who know no fear, who seek no meed of praise.
E.H. Fernie, Chaplain, Australian Forces (formerly of Middlewich Parish Church)

What has Britain done?
On every front the flag unfurled,
Fought a world-war round the world.
F.B. Hodgins, New York Herald.

The fourteen missed names

Research undertaken during the lead up to the 2018 Commemoration showed that the names of fourteen Middlewich men, who had died as a result of their service during the war, had been missed from the war memorial and the Roll of Honour.
Clicking on the image opposite will lead to the page which gives details of the missing men.

The new Roll of Honour

A new Roll of Honour, incorporating the missed fourteen names, was produced for the 2018 commemoration ceremonies. The new roll also includes the order of service for Remembrance Sunday held at the war memorial in 2018.

Honouring the Fallen

Geoff Page’s work to locate the final resting place of every Middlewich man who fell in the Great War and to mark each grave with a poppy of behalf of the Middlewich community.

The Great War Gallery

A gallery of photographs, awards, and documents for Middlewich men who served in the forces