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EARL STERNDALE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Details kindly supplied by GENUKI Derbyshire - Rosemary Lockie
Copyright © Transcription Alf Beard/Jean Durbin 2004

The Memorial has a Granite base topped with a square pedestal (with inscriptions), on top of which is a tall column. It is located in the grounds of St Michael & All Angels Churchyard.

Photograph Copyright © Alf Beard 2004

THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918
Erected by public effort
in affectionate memory of the fallen

BENNETT

John

No further details currently available

BENNETT

William

Private 5928, 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd May 1915. Born and resident Sterndale, enlisted Preston, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 34.

BOWMAN

John

No further details currently available

BRIDDON

John

Guardsman 20311, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 16th November 1915. Born taddington, Buxton, enlisted Buxton. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 5 to 7.

HEATHCOTE

John William

Private 10371, 2nd Battalion, King's Own (Touyal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 20th February 1915. Born Buxton, enlisted Manchester. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 12.

HEATHCOTE

Herbert Henry

Private 10/900, 1st Battalion, Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Died 7 June 1917. Aged 29. Son of Herbert & Elizabeth Heathcote of Earl Sterndale. Buried in Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery, Belguim.

HEWITT

John William

Private 2945, 3rd/1st Battalion, Nottignhamshire Yeoimanry (Sherwood Rangers). Died in United Kingdom 7th December 1915. Aged 18. Born Earl Sterndale, enlisted Bakewell, resident Buxton. Son of Francis and Sarah Hewitt, of Earl Sterndale. Buried in the north-west part of St MICHAEL CHURCHYARD, EARL STERNDALE, Derbyshire.

LOMAS

John William

Private 18406, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 5th July 1916. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Buxton. Son of Matthew and Thirza Lomas, of Bradshaw Farm, Longnor, Buxton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

MELLOR

Clifford William

Private 58655m 1st/5th Battalion, Leicestershire Regimenbt. Died of wounds 11th October 1918. Born and resident Earl Sterndale, enlisted Derby. Husband of Mrs. C. Mellor, of 15, Bennett St., Buxton. Buried in FRESNOY-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Plot/Row A. Grave 6.

MELLOR

Thomas

Private 16586, 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died in United Kingdom 10th March 1917. Born Earl Sterndale, enlisted Buxton, rsident Chilmorton. *** Cannot locate on CWGC ***

MILNER

James

Private 10268, 1st/4th Battalion (Territorials), Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 27th May 1918. Aged 19. Enlisted Stoke-on-Trent. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Milner, of Crowdicote Longnor, Buxton. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France.

NADIN

Allen

[Listed as Alan NADEN on both CWGC and SDGW] Private 203845, 2nd/8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 11th December 1917. Born Burbage, enlisted Buxton. Buried in RIBECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I Row B Grave 13.

NADIN

Willie

[Listed as William NADEN on SDGW and CWGC] Private 203839, 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 23rd March 1918. Born Hortington, enlisted Buxton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

PICKFORD

Joseph

Sergeant 240329, "A" Company, 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 12th October 1918. Aged 26. Born Longnor, enlisted Buxton. Son of William and Annie Pickford, of Sterndale Moor, Earl Sterndale, Buxton; husband of Sarah Elizabeth Pickford, of Town End, Chelmorton, Buxton. Buried in MONTAY-NEUVILLY ROAD CEMETERY, MONTAY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 2.

SHIMWELL

Frederick [William]

[Spelt SHEMWELL on SDGW and CWGC] Private 18468, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th May 1915. Born Taddington, enlisted Buxton, resident Stockport, Cheshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 7.

WILCOX

Levi

[Spelt WILLCOX on CWGC] Private 18405, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th May 1915. Born Birkenhead, Cheshire, enlisted Buxton. Buried in Y FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BOIS-GRENIER, Nord, France. PLot/Row/Section E. Grave 32.

WHEELDON

Jasper Allison

Private 26188, 5th Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 18th Octoebr 1917. Born and enlisted Buxton. Formerly T/37202, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 112 to 113.

WOODWARD

Frederick William

Corporal 18104, 3rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). Died 25th May 1915. Aged 29. Born 17th June 1885 in Earl Sterndale. Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Woodward of Sycamore Cottage, Earl Sterndale. Occupation salesman. Enlisted 19th September 1914 at Valcartier, Canada. Height 5 feet 8 inches, girth 36 inches, complexion dark, eyes brown, hair brown; religion Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calis France. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 10568 - 36.

BERRISFORD

Prince Henry

[Spelt BERESFORD on SDGW and CWGC] Private 66593, 32nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 7th August 1917. Born Derby, enlisted and resident Buxton. Formerly 75354, Lincolnshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 6 and 8.

ALSO THE WAR
1939-1945

ABBOTT

Thomas

No further details currently available

HEATHCOTE

Eric

Leading Seaman P/JX 157069, H.M. Submarine "Thunderbolt", Royal Navy. Died 28th March 1943. Aged 28. Husband of Alice Lavinia Colnett Heathcote, of Buxton. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 73, Column 2.

HOGGART

Stanley

Private T/14666707, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 29th January 1944. Aged 32. Son of Arthur William and Millicent Ethel Hoggart; husband of Beatrice May Hoggart, of Gorton, Manchester. Buried in GORTON CEMETERY, MANCHESTER, Lancashire. Section G Grave 180.

RILEY

Robert

Private 4977639, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died 12th July 1944. Aged 22. Son of Robert William and Lydia Riley, of Buxton. Buried in IMPHAL WAR CEMETERY, India. Plot 6 Row A Grave 8.

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