originally Knowle Park Congs

Location :- Fell Lane, near the junction with Oakworth Rd.
N.G.R. :- S.E. 053407
Description :- Wrought Iron Gate, entrance to the Old Church. It has 1939 - 1945 worked into it. The Main entrance is around the corner
This church was originally the site of Knowle Park Congregational Church which was demolished in 1989, The Revd. Brenda Sugden says that the memorial sadly went when the church was demolished

However there is a photo of the memorial in a church magazine (date ? ) There is a publication entitled "A Brief HIstory of Knowle Park Church" by John Sugden
The first world war memorial was unvieled in January1919

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L/Cpl Edgar Rollings, aged 20, killed in the battle of Hill 60 , 5th May 1915
Pte Percy Land, age 28, died of wounds in France, 5th April 1917
Pte Artthur Jarman, age 19, died of fever in Mesopotamia, 11th May 1917
Driver Harry Sawley, age 26 died of fever in Salonica, 24th Aug 1917
Pte Jonas S. Storey, age 25, reported missing in France 26th Sept 1917
Pte, David Smith, age 29, died of wounds in France, 14th April 1918

2nd World War
George Sanderson, age 21, lost at sea when H.M.S."Daring" was torpedoed on 19th Feb. 1940
Fred Patefield, age 28, lost at sea when H.M.S. "Glorious" was sunk, 8th June 1940
Sam. Wadsworth, age 29, killed in action with forces in NOrmandy, 13th June 1944
Richard Moscrop, age 38, killed in action with forces in Belgium, 11th Sept 1944
R. HOward Chester, age 21, missing on flight since December 1944.