World War One Memorial seen in St Peter's Church in 2002
LOVING MEMORY OF
THE MEMBERS OF
ST PETERS CHURCH
WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR
CAPTAIN HENRY T.R.S. WRIGHT,
2ND LIEUT. WILLIAM BUTLER,
CORPORAL THOMAS HARGROVES,
LANCE-CORPORAL JOHN G. WAUGH,
PRIVATE CECIL MANSFIELD,
RIFLEMAN FREDERICK DEACON.
"JESUS SAID...I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE" ST JAMES.
Wright, Henry Thomas Richard Somerset Captain in the Manchester Regiment and Egyptian Army. Killed in Action on 21 December 1916.
Buried in the Khartoum war Cemetery 11.C.3. The son of Henry T. Wright of The Corner House, Shorncliffe Rd, Folkestone.
Butler, William Second Lieutenant in the Leinster Regiment (2nd Bn) Died 22 March 1918 aged 20. Pozieres Memorial Panel 78. Son of William and Mary Butler, Spring Place, Gardiner's Hill, Cork.
Hargroves, Thomas Corporal in the Royal Irish Regiment, 2nd Bn. Died 21 August 1918. Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Panel 5.
Waugh, John George Lance Corporal in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 1st Bn. Died 21 June 1915, aged 26. Alexandria War Memorial Cemetery L 49. Son of John George and Annie Honor Popham Waugh of Cork.
Cecil Mansfield, 2nd Bt Royal Munster Fusiliers, died of wounds as a PoW after the battle of Etreux 1st September 1914. Eldest son of John and Ester Mansfield, of 24 Mardyke Terrace, Cork City. There is no official record of Cecilís Death or Burial and this information was obtained from Cecilís family records.
Rifleman Frederick R Deacon, 1st Bt Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Killed in Action on the Western Front 27th July 1916. Buried in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-Sur-Somme, grave reference 11. A. 40. Son of George and Norah Deacon 5 St Peters Avenue and husband of Marion Agnes Deacon (nee Hinchy).
Reference: Commonwealth War Graves Commission