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Details kindly supplied by GENUKI Derbyshire - Rosemary Lockie
Copyright © Transcription Jean Durbin 2004

The followingMemorial inscriptions are recorded inside St Giles's Church.

1914-1918 WAR



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Aubrey [William]

Second Lieutenant, 1st/4th Battalion (Territorial), East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 9th August 1915, Aged 18. Son of the Rev. W. and Amy L. Fyldes, of Witton Vicarage, Blackburn. Native of Hartington, Derbyshire. Buried in REDOUBT CEMETERY, HELLES, Turkey, Plot XI, Row C. Grave 13.



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William Evelyn

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Sergeant 24134, 11th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 27th April 1918. Born Hartington, enlisted Buxton. Formerly 24742, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Koln(Cologne), Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany. Plot XIV. Row B. Grave 17.



Private 201044 [3553 on CWGC], 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th April 1916. Aged 22. Born Hartington, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Mrs. E. H. Redfern, of 59, Henley St., Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAl, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4.



Private 21789, 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 26th September 1916. Born and resident Hartington, enlisted Derby. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAl, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.


George Victor

Private 100896, 15th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 23rd October 1918. Aged 20. Born and resident Hartington, enlisted Bakewell. Son of George Herbert and Mary Annie Sutton, of Hartington, Buxton. Buried in MONTAY-NEUVILLY ROAD CEMETERY, MONTAY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 7.


Joseph Frederick

Lieutenant, 334th Road Construction Company, Royal Engineers. Died 14th February 1919. Aged 32. Son of John Francis and Elizabeth Wardle; husband of Ruth Wardle, of "Laverock," Berry Head Rd., Brixham, Devon. Born at Hartington, Derbyshire. Surveyor to the Wirksworth U.D.C. and Bolsover U.D.C. Buried south-east of the church in ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD, RANGEMORE, Staffordshire.

1939-1945 WAR



Driver S/L 18001, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 29th May 1944. Aged 23. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Bailey, of Hartington, Derbyshire. Buried in MALO-LES-BAINS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot 2. Row A. Grave 34.


James William

Sapper 5892287, 585 Corps Field Aprk Company, Royal Engineers. Died 7th January 1943. Aged 19. Son of James William and Dorothy Burnett Bates, of Hartington, Derbyshire. No known grave. Commemorated on BROOKWOOD MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 5. Column 2.

22 August 2005

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