Church of the Ascension, Newtown

During the late 19th Century, Newtown, the area between Malvern Link and North Malvern was extensively developed. In 1903, the Church of the Ascension was built by Walter Tapper, an Arts and Crafts architect in the Early English style.

Click to enlargeInterior of the Church of the Ascension, circa 1930

The Memorial

The memorial is a simple framed list of the men of the parish who were killed in the Great War – all are also commemorated at the mother church, St Matthias.

WW1 Memorial

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Charles Henry Chidgey

11118

The Gloucestershire Regiment

20/6/16

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George Dutson

9232

The Northumberland Fusiliers

France 26/10/14

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Horace Hales

43695

The Lincolnshire Regiment

George Haughton

George Haughton

893/830090

South Midland Heavy Brigade

KIA Flanders 18/8/17

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Alfred Francis Gerald Lambert

27211

The Worcestershire Regiment

18/7/16

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William Marchant

1925

Royal Army Medical Corps

22/9/16

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John Plummer

5919

The Worcestershire Regiment

KIA Gallipoli 6/8/15

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Herbert Pratt

Royal Navy

29/1/17

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Roland Henry Summers

831788

Royal Field Artillery

Italy 11/10/1918