This plaque must have presented a considerable expense to the villagers who were few in number. Perhaps they were especially grateful for the fact that out of the men who had gone to fight, only one had failed to come home.
Private William Oliver of the 11th Battalion, the Cheshire Regiment. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Oliver of Thornbury. Born in Milton Damerel in 1889. Died 16 June 1917 aged 28.