previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Rob Palmer.

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Rob Palmer. (WMR-19384)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rugby
Town
Newton
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19384

Support the IWM War Memorial Register

Donate with Just Giving

Since 1988 IWM's War Memorials Register has been creating a national register of UK war memorials and the names of the individuals they commemorate. IWM needs your support to ensure that we can add to and maintain our these important records.

Current location

Church of the Good Shepherd / United Reformed Church.
Newton Road
Newton
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV23 0DR
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 53053 78017
Denomination: Joint Church of England and United Reformed Church.

View location on Google Maps
Description
Wall mounted, landscape orientated wooden board with a wide carved foliate border. Inscribed inscription text infilled with red paint. Flower heads in each corner piece. Infilled red Cross at centre top of board.
Inscription
+ / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS / IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF NEWTON AND ALL / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY / 1914 - 1918 / (5 NAMES) / 1939 - 1945 / (2 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Glover, Joshua
Gurney, John
Howkins, Norman
Justice, Arthur
Kitcher, Eric
Reynolds, Thomas Henry
Sutton, William
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth c30 mm, height 610 mm, width 836 mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-19384

For queries, please contact [email protected]