Friday, 6 January 2012
Ridgeway - public school
Large stone with a brass plaque, sits in front of the Ridgeway Public School, in honour of the boys who gave their lives in the Great War.
HONOUR AND GRATEFUL TRIBUTE
TO OUR BOYS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
Alfred W. Tidmarsh, Ernest Barber, John B. Halavin, Melvin B. McKay, Harry Shisler, Leonard Porter, Herbert D. Whalen, John Bright, Oscar A. Noyes, Lloyd Elsley, Joseph Harry Near, Walter H. Derrick
TO YOU FROM FAILING HANDS WE THROW
THE TORCH. BE YOURS TO HOLD IT HIGH.
IF YE BREAK FAITH WITH US WHO DIE
WE SHALL NOT SLEEP. THOUGH POPPIES GROW IN FLANDERS FIELDS.
ERECTED BY THE CITIZENS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BERTIE
AND THEIR FRIENDS FROM THE UNITED STATES