Outside the church, the wrought iron gates serve as a tribute to the men of Whissendine who died. Inside St Andrew's the memorial itself has 19 names. There are two Gibsons, but we don't think they were related. Buried in the churchyard is John Charles Holmes who survived the First World War only to die shortly afterward "due to the hardships of active service." But there is no memorial of any kind to two other men killed in the war who were born in Whissendine. William Goodman had emigrated with his family to Australia, while Clifford Knight had moved to Sussex. The churchyard also has three Commonwealth War Graves Commission graves, one from 1945 and two from 1946.
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