Ragnall St Leonard

War Memorial

The memorial to the fallen of the First World War is affixed to the north wall of the church. The inscription reads:

TO
THE GLORY
OF GOD AND
IN GRATEFUL
MEMORY OF THE
MEN OF THIS
PARISH WHO
SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1918

PTE. SIDNEY ROE,
2ND SHERWOOD FORESTERS,
AT YPRES DEC. 26TH 1915,
AGED 22 YEARS,
PTE. JOHN GOODMAN,
LINC. REGT.
AT ARMENTIERS JAN 31ST 1916
AGED 18 YEARS,
PTE. CHARLES H. COULING,
LINC. REGT.
IN BELGIUM FEB. 15TH 1916,
AGED 23 YEARS,
LC. CRPL. CHARLES HAYES,
LINC. REGT.
ON THE SOMME NOV. 3RD 1916,
AGED 22 YEARS,
TROOPER GEORGE WILSON,
LINC. YEOMANRY
DIED OCT. 23RD 1917. AGED 19 YEARS.

“THE SACRIFICE OF A JUST MAN IS ACCEPTABLE
AND THE MEMORIAL THEREOF SHALL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.”