Calvary Church of God in Christ War Memorial

The following men are commemorated on the War Memorial at the Calvary Church of God in Christ (formerly the Baptist Church) in Oxford Road.

Able Seaman Leonard Gwynne Coslett  – Leonard was an Able Seaman serving aboard the HMS Cornwallis during the Gallipoli campaign in 1915, when it was tasked with landing troops from the South Wales Borderers on S Beach.  Leonard was one of the seamen chosen to accompany the troops as they landed and was one of the 16 men from HMS Cornwallis who were killed there.

Five other men commemorated on the war memorial in the Calvary Church of God in Christ are also commemorated on the St Mary’s war memorial and articles about them can be found there. They are:

Private Harold Ostin Doody  – killed in 1917

Private William Anthony Machin – killed in 1916

Lieutenant Thomas Ewart Mitton – killed in 1917

Second Lieutenant Frank Neville Cowper  – killed in 1916

 

 

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