World War II

A small group of members have published a book chronicling the stories of WWII in the parish and in neighbouring Bisley Parish – those who gave their lives, those who served, and those who supported the Home Front.


The book, entitled “Return to War: Bisley and Chalford Civil Parishes 1939-1945 was published in 2021. Some copies may still be available for sale (£10 each), contact the Secretary using the contact form


These are the names of the men who fell, listed on the various war memorials:-


Christ Church War Memorial

Gilbert Chester ALDRIDGE

Harry William BAILEY

Arthur Ashley BUTT   

Reginald Ernest COBB

Norman Godfrey DAVIS

John Sidney ERNEST

James Frederic FRY

Joseph Herbert Hedley FULLER

Kenneth Gerald GARDINER  

Gabriel George GRIFFIN

Denis Christopher GUBBINS

Edward Ernest HILLS

John William MARSHALL

Charles WICHARD    

George William WORKMAN  

James Edward YOUNG


Bisley War memorial  

Harry William BAILEY

Richard James BEVAN



James Anthony Palmer LANDON

Charles Richard PYE

Michael Thomas Carey SADLEIR/SADLER


Eastcombe War Memorial

Norman James BROWN

George Archibald RIDLER-DUTTON

Lewis George WINSTONE


Oakridge War Memorial

George Edward Ivor FRY

James Frederic FRY

Albert HUNT Stanley Henry MORGAN

Ralph Carnac Baker STALLARD-PENOYRE 


James Edward YOUNG


Frederick Harry COTTON

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