Windrush War Memorial
The memorial is sited on the wall of the Church grounds in the village of Windrush, Gloucestershire, UK.
IN HONOUR OF WINDRUSH MEN WHO PLAYED THEIR PART IN THE GREAT WAR.
|E.L. WITCHELL||G.M. PHIPPS|
|S.J. WARNER||E.W. HOOPER|
|T.H. DADGE||F.J. BROWN|
|A.G. BUSSON||J. ROBINSON|
|TO THE MEMORY OF SGT PILOT BRUCE HANCOCK R.A.F.V.R. WHO SACRIFICED HIS LIFE BY RAMMING AND DESTROYING AN ENEMY HEINKEL BOMBER WHILE FLYING AN UNARMED TRAINING AIRCRAFT FROM WINDRUSH LANDING GROUND DURING THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 18th AUGUST 1940.|
Eustace Woodrow Noel Hooper is also commemorated on the war memorial in Chrishall, Essex. His father was the postmaster in Windrush, but Eustace was working as a land agent's clerk in Chrishall Grange when he joined the army.
Original transcription by Glen Hicks. Information on EW Hooper provided by Jean Hards-Nicholls