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Worcestershire – Bengeworth: St Peter’s Church

Bengeworth%20War%20Memorial.jpegTwo men with Badsey associations are recorded on the war memorial in St Peter’s Church, Bengeworth:  Private Alfred Arthur Ewins and Private John Brooks Gisborne.

Alfred Arthur Ewins was born in Badsey and baptized at St James’ Church.

John Brooks Gisborne, whose mother’s family was from Badsey, was a pupil at Badsey School from 1898-1902 and lived in both Wickhamford and Badsey during that time.

The war memorial is a stone tablet on the wall commemorating 57 names from the First World War and 26 names from the Second World War.