Exhibition to mark start of war is tribute to village’s fallen

St Andrew's Church in Great Cransley

St Andrew's Church in Great Cransley

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An exhibition next weekend will shed light on those from a county village who gave their lives in the First World War.

The displays in St Andrew’s Church, Great Cransley, have been organised to mark the centenary of the conflict.

Great Cransley- Loddington-Great Cransley, weekend walks'St Andrew's Church'Sunday, 06 November 2011 ENGNNL00120110711134955

Great Cransley- Loddington-Great Cransley, weekend walks'St Andrew's Church'Sunday, 06 November 2011 ENGNNL00120110711134955

Organisers have also asked that anyone with links to men remembered on the war memorial to get in touch. Those named who perished in the war are Arthur Busby, Frank Butler, Leonard Carrington, Bertram Carter, Henry Holland, Fred Smith, Alec Stevens, Oliver Thompson, Frank Thompson, Alfred Warner, Samual Robinson, Horace W Sharman, Herbert Ludlow, Walter Moore, Herbert Pymm and Frank Smith.

The event itself takes place from Friday, July 11, to Sunday, July 13. Mawsley Primary School pupils will visit on Friday – one of those named on the memorial used to farm the land which is now the village of Mawsley.