St Thomas Church
Newman Road Wincobank


From Canon Odoms Memorials of Sheffield

The War memorial, a fine marble tablt, bears the names of 82 men who fell in the Great War, and was erected at a cost of £130.
On the south side is an extremely beautiful tablet of marble with the inscription: “In affectionate memory of Ernest Mason Adlington, 2nd Lieut. 13th Battn. West Yorkshire Regiment, beloved and only child of Wilfred and Sarah Ann Adlington, the Woodlands, Wincobank, who fell in action leading his men in a successful attack upon the ‘Wonderwork’ near Thiepval, France, Sept. 14, 1916, in his 20th year. His life for his country, his soul to God.”
      An other memorial is inscribed: “To the Glory of God and in dear memory of George Jackson, A.B.  R.N.V.R. who lost his life in the torpedoing of H.M.S. Britannia, 9 November, 1918. This tablet was placed here by the Young Men’s Friendly Society and the Sunday Schools.”



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