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AULT HUCKNALL WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Peter English 2010

The memorial consists of a simple obelisk set upon a block of stone on the faces of which is inscribed the names and ranks of the fallen. The memorial, which is contained within iron railings, stands upon a grassy area at a minor road junction close to Stainsby Mill and the entrance to Hardwick Hall Park.

Photograph copyright © Peter English 2010

TTHE
GLORIOUS DEAD
1914 – 1918

ERECTED IN GRATEFUL AND LOVING MEMORY
TO THE BRAVE MEN OF AULT HUCKNALL
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR

ALLGOOD F
Private
BAKER F
Private
BARGH Walter
Guardsman 18202, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 25 September 1916. Born Ault Hucknall, enlisted Bolsover, Derby. ** Cannot locate CWGC entry ***
BATTY Hayden
[Memorial states Quartermaster Serjeant] Serjeant G/74263, 5th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers attached 2nd Battalion, King's African Rifles. Died 3 July 1918. Aged 29. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Batty, of 1, Doe Lea, Chesterfield. Born at Killamarsh Sheffield. Buried in LUMBO BRITISH CEMETERY, Mozambique. Plot I. Row D. Grave 1.
BURCUMSHAW J
Private
BERRY A
Private
CHARLESWORTH C C
Private
COOK T
Private
CLAYTON J A
Private
DUTTON C
Private
GREEN John
Private 13068 [SDGW] or 12068 [CWGC], 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 12 October 1917. Born Ault Hucknall, enlisted Chesterfield, resident Sheepbridge, Derbyshire. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.
GRAINGER William [Henry]
Private 18789, 1st Battalion, Auckland Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Died 23 July 1918. Aged 32. Son of the late William and Hannah Grainger, of Ault Hucknall, Buried in GOMMECOURT WOOD NEW CEMETERY, FONCQUEVILLERS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 1.
HARRISON E
Private
ISON A
Private
LIMB J
Private
LIMB George
Private 201383, 6/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died of wounds 30 September 1917. Aged 23. Born Ault Hucknall, enlisted Chesterfield. Son of Elizabeth Limb, of Hardwich, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, and the late John Limb. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 42.
LEE G
Private
MITCHELL J
Private
MITCHELL S
Private
MASKERY F
Private
MURDEN J
Private
RICHARDS W
Private
RAMSELL W
Private
SHAKESPEARE F
Private
SAXTON Lawrence
Able Seaman SS/5276, H.M.S. Nymphe, Royal Navy. Killed by an explosion 9 July 1917. Aged 20. Born 9 October 1896 in Chesterfield. Son of Herbert and Ann Saxton, of 7, Doe Lea, Chesterfield. Collier by trade. Height 5 feet 7½ inches, girth 36½ inches, ginger hair, blue eyes, fresh complexion. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 25.
TAYLOR Wm
Private
TAYLOR Wfd
Private
THOMPSON A
Private
TAFT R
Private
TARLTON H
Private
WAIN D
Private
WAIN W
Private
THEIR NAMES SHALL ENDURE FOR EVER
THE
GLORIOUS DEAD
1939 - 1945
GARDENER E
Sapper - No further information currently available
HOLE George Henry
Serjeant 549147, 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 27 December 1942. Aged 27. Son of Charles Edward and Mary Hole; husband of Hilda Hole, of Doe Lea, Derbyshire. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 4. Row H. Grave 15.
HOLE William Lenard
Gunner 856082, 8 Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died from Cardiac Arrest and Beri-Beri as a Japanese Prisoner of War 10 February 1944. Aged 25. Camp 03B (Oeyama). Buried in YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY, Japan. British Section Plot B. Row B. Grave 13.
MAXEY Arnold
Driver T/182219, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 16 December 1944. Aged 28. Son of Ruth Maxey, and stepson of Charles Percival Ashmore, of Pilsley, Derbyshire. Buried in ROOSENDAAL-EN-NISPEN ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Row A. Grave 2.
REDFERN H
Lance Corporal - No further information currently available
THOMAS J
Private - No further information currently available
WILD Ernest Haydon
Lieutenant 277910, 12th (Airborne) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died 24 March 1945. Aged 22. Son of John James Wild and Ethel Wild, of Bramley Vale, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 39. Row C. Grave 3.

Last updated 16 August, 2016

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