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CALVER, CURBAR & FROGGATT WAR MEMORIAL

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Details kindly supplied by GENUKI Derbyshire - Rosemary Lockie
Copyright © Transcription Alf Beard 2004

The Memorial has a Gritstone Cross on a Granite base with inscriptions on three sides. It is located in All Saints Churchyard.

Photograph Copyright © Alf Beard 2004

In grateful and Loving Memory
of the men of
CALVER, CURBAR & FROGGATT
Who fell in the Great War fighting for freedom
1914 - 1919
also
Those who fell in the war
1939 - 1945


1914-1918

CALVER

BETTNEY

Septimus

Private 50530, "C" Company, 15th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of wounds 31st May 1918. Aged 19. Born Claver, enlisted Bakewell. Son of Henry and Emma Bettney, of Calver. Buried in BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 11.

BLOOD

Timothy

Private 70732, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 4th March 1917. Aged 35. Born Clifton, Derbyshire, enlisted Bakewell, resident Calver. Son of Charles and Alice Blood, of Mayfield, Ashbourne; husband of Hannah Elizabeth Sherwin (formerly Blood), of King St., Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Buried in AVELUY WOOD CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART, Somme, France. PLot I. Row J. Grave 1.

BOOKER

Charles Arthur

Private 40347, 15th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Enlisted Bakewell, resident Sheffield. Formerly 49228, 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

BRADWELL

George Victor

Private 27059, "B" Company, 12th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds in United KIngdom 18th October 1915. Aged 23. Born Calver, enlisted Sheffield. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Bradwell. Buried in ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD, CURBAR, Derbyshire. Grave 133.

BROADBENT

William [Sidwell]

Private 129126, 45th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 10th August 1919 in Russia. Born and resident Curbar, enlisted Sheffield. Formerly TR/6/51419, 5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). No known grave. Commemorated on ARCHANGEL MEMORIAL, Archangel, Russian Federation.

DOHERTY

Richard

Lance Corporal 19155, "A" Company, 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1916. Aged 22. Born and resident Calver, enlisted Buxton. Son of Mrs. Ellen Doherty, of Newburgh Terrace, Calver. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

DOHERTY

Edward John

Private 202088, 1st/4th (Hallamshire) (Territorial Force) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 9th October 1917. Born Calver, enlisted Attercliffe, Sheffield. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XIX. Row H. Grave 7.

GODDARD

Ebenezer

Private 241776, 1st/8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 17th October 1918. Aged 25. Born and resident Calver, enlisted Bakewell. Son of Arthur and Mary Goddard, of Calver. Buried in FRESNOY-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Row C. Grave 7.

GODDARD

Harold

Private 241648, 1st/5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Died 11th March 1919. Aged 22. Son of Arthur and Mary Goddard, of Calver. Buried in SOLESMES BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 4.

CURBAR

BARBER, MC

Herbert Graham

Captain, 4th (Hallamshire) Battalion (Territoiral), York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 7th July 1916. Aged 31. Son of Herbert and Isabel Barber, of "Elmfield," Northumberland Rd., Sheffield. A Director of Messrs. Daniel Doncaster and Sons, Ltd., Sheffield. Brother of Maurice (below). Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in AUTHUILE MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot/Row G. Grave 3.

BARBER

Maurice

Captain, 2nd/4th (Hallamshire) Battalion (Territoiral), York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 25th November 1917. Aged 25. Son of Herbert and Isabel Barber, of The Firs, Dore. Brother of Herbert Graham (above). No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 9 and 10.

BARK, MM

Francis

Sergeant 24787, 8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds 2nd May 1918. Aged 26. Born Fareham, Hampshire, enlisted Sheffield. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Only son of John and Margaret Bark, of Curbar. Buried in PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 31.

FLETCHER

John W

No further details currently available.

STONE

John William

Private 241833, 2nd/6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 27th April 1917. Aged 24. Born Totley, Yorkshire, enlisted Buzton, resident Calver. Son of the late John William Stone, of Stanton Ford Farm, Curbar. Buried in TEMPLEUX-LE-GUERARD BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 40.

SWINDELL

Ernest

Private 50366, 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusliers. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born and resident Curbar, enlisted Bakewell. No knonw grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

FROGATT

CARNALL

Thomas William

Private 28303, 48th Company, Labour Corps. Killed in action 18th August 1917. Aged 19. Born Eyam, enlisted Derby, resident Sheffield. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Carnall, of Froggatt Edge, Calver. Formerly 46263, 9th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Buried in OUTTERSTEENE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, BAILLEUL, Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 29.

FLETCHER

Cecil John

Private 2001, 1st/5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 3rd June 1915. Aged 22. Born and resident Calver, enlisted Ripley, Yorkshire. Son of John and Mary Fletcher, of Hollins Cottage, Froggatt, Calver. Buried in KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row C. Grave 10.

KING

S Preston

No further details currently available.

NEWNS

Charles

Private 37135, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 12th October 1916. Aged 40. Born Old Brampton, Derbyshire, enlisted Sheffield, resident Dore, Derbyshire. Son of the late James and Virtue Newns. Formerly 24787, North Staffordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 3 C and 3 D.

1939-1945

SYLVESTER

Kenneth Richard Hugh

Flying Officer 39907, 83 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 15th April 1940. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMROIAl, Surrey. Panel 6.

PYBUS

Colin George

Fusilier 6481474, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died 26th April 1943. Aged 29. Son of Thomas Frederick and Mary Pybus, of Calver. Buried in EL ALIA CEMETERY, Algeria. Plot 12. Row H. Grave 35.

In the midst of life we are in death

20 August 2005

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