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NEWBOLD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Anna Greene 2006

On a stone cross at the junction of Newbold Road and Littlemoor, Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

To the Glory of God and the imperishable memory of these men of
Newbold who gave their lives in the Great War.

In grateful memory to the men of Newbold who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1919

ASHFORTH

William

Lance Corporal 17993, 10th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 17th November 1916. Born Chesterfield, enlisted Doncaster. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 11.

BARTRAM

Albert

Private 99238, 22nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died 6th August 1919. Aged 23. Son of Walter and Annie Bartram, of 10, Mitchell's Row, Newbold, Chesterfield. Buried CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot/Row/Section P. Grave 55.

BRAKES

Harold

Gunner 82576, H.Q. 78th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 4th August 1916. Enlisted and resident Chesterfield. Buried in QUARRY CEMETERY, MONTAUBAN, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 12.

CARSON

Frank

Private 39462, 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died in Egypt 25th october 1918. Son of Mrs. Jane Carson, of 1, Wallsend Cottages, Newbold Rd., Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Formerly 94666, Sherwood Foresters. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 69.

CHAMBERS

Wilfrid

probably Wildfred CHAMBERS, Stoker 1st Class SS/111908, H.M.S. Queen Mary, Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1915 at the Battle of Jutland. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 17.

CLARKE

Robert Edwin

[Spelt CLARK on CWGC and SDGW] Lance Sergeant 58790, 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th September 1917. Aged 33. Born Newbold, enlisted Chesterfield. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clark; husband of Mrs. Annie Clark, of 88, West Rd., Westcliff-on-Sea. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.

COOPER

Lancelot

No further information currently available

ELSE

Edward

Company Serjeant Major 11480, 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 27th April 1917. Aged 25. Born Newbold, enlisted Derby, resident Sunderland. Husband of Elizabeth Else, of 24, Rosanna St., Deptford, Sunderland. Awarded the military Medal (M.M.). Buried in ST. PATRICK'S CEMETERY, LOOS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row H. Grave 2.

ELSE

Harry

No further information currently available

FEARN

Abraham

Private 18837, 13th [10th on CWGC] Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds in the United Kingdom 8th May 1916. Born Matlock, enlisted Chesterfield. Buried in ST. JOHN CHURCHYARD, NEWBOLD, Derbyshire. Plot B. Row 4. Grave 16.

FORD

Ernest

No further information currently available

FOSTER

Arthur

Private 18430, 6th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 24th November 1915. Aged 29. Born Newbold, enlisted Doncaster, resident Brampton, Chesterfield. Son of William and Mary Foster, of Newbold, Chesterfield. Formerly 18761, Yorkshire Light Infantry. Buried in HILL 10 CEMETERY, Turkey. Plot II. Row I. Grave 14.

GODLEY

Francis

Private 70564, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in the Unioted Kingdom 24th March 1919. Aged 23. Son of James and Mary Jane Godley, of 58, Littlemoor, Newbold. Buried in ST. JOHN CHURCHYARD, NEWBOLD, Derbyshire. Plot A. Row 4. Grave 1/

GRAINGER

Ralph

Private 10723, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1915. Aged 19. Born Newbold, enlisted Chesterfield, resident Whittington Moor. Son of Mrs. Lucy Barfoot, of Albert St., Newbold, Chesterfield. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34.

GREEN

Arthur

No further information currently available

GREEN

Walter

No further information currently available

HALL

Joseph

No further information currently available

HAMPSON

George

Private 512091, "A" Company, 2nd/14th (County of London) Battalion (London Scottish), London Regiment. Killed in action 8th December 1917. Aged 29. Enlisted London, resident Putney. Son of Edward and Jane Hampson, of Chesterfield. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel. PLot/Row/Section U. Grave 79.

HARDY

Aaron

No further information currently available

HARDY

Herbert

Sergeant 70593, 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 30th November 1917. Age 34. Born Newbold, enlisted Chesterfield. Husband of Sarah Hardy, of 9, Hall's Row, Barker Lane, Chesterfield.. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 8.

HARDY

Joseph

No further information currently available

HARDY

Thomas

No further information currently available

HARRIS

Frank E

No further information currently available

HEATH

Fred

Rifleman R/8575, 10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 4th April 1917. Born Newbold, enlisted Chesterfield. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B.

HOLLYOAK

Sam

Private 12759, 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 7th September 1916. Aged 28. Born and resident Newbold, enlisted Chesterfield. Brother of Mrs. Hetty Umney, of 28, Littlemoor, Newbold, Chesterfield. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

HUCKERBY

William

Private 21704, 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 7th July 1916. Born and enlisted Chesterfield, resident Newbold Moor, Derbyshire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

JAMES

Winter

No further information currently available

JENKINSON

G

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JENKINSON

Jno I

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JONES

Thomas

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KENNELL

John H

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KNIGHT

Thorold

Private 20749, 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 27th September 1915. Aged 23. Born Old Whittington, enlisted Chesterfield. Son of J. H. Knight, of Sheffield Rd., Whittington Moor, Chesterfield; husband of Annie Smith (formerly Knight), of 189, Church St., Old Whittington, Chesterfield. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 5 to 7.

LILLEMAN

Fred

No further information currently available

LILLEMAN

Harry

No further information currently available

MARTIN

William T

No further information currently available

MASON

John Thomas

Private 11861, "D" Company, 7th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 10th December 1917. Aged 24. Born newbold, enlisted Chesterfield. Son of William and Louisa Mason, of 6, Sheepbridge Gescent, Chesterfield. Buried in VILLERS-FAUCON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 13.

MATCHETT

Edric [William]

Private 22760, 11th Battalion (Depot), Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died in the |UNited Kingdom 22nd April 1918. Aged 36. Born Dundee, enlisted Chesterfield, resident Newbold Moor. Husband of E. E. Matchett, of 35, Mountcastle St., Whittington Moor, Chesterfield. Buried in the old ground of ST. JOHN CHURCHYARD, NEWBOLD, Derbyshire. Grave 35.

MATCHETT

James [Thompson]

Lance Serjeant 10718, 8th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, the DUke of Albany's). Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Aged 27. Born Meigle, Perthsire, enlisted Chesterfield. Son of J. D. and Isabel Matchett, of Mountcastle St., Whittington Moor, Chesterfield. Buried in GUEMAPPE BRITISH CEMETERY, WANCOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 22.

MATTHEWS

M

No further information currently available

MERRICKS

Ernest

Private 202916, 1st/4th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd July 1918. Aged 22. Born Whittington Moor, enlisted Chesterfield. Son of George and Clara Merricks, of 31, Stand Rd., Whittington Moor, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Formerly 223, Royal Army Service Corps. Buried in RAPERIE BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLEMONTOIRE, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 9.

MILLARD

Frank

No further information currently available

NICHOLLS

George

No further information currently available

NUNN

John [J]

Private 44861, 10th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 12th December 1917. Aged 32. Born and enlisted Newbold. Buried in TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 29.

OLIVER

James

No further information currently available

ORWIN

Bernard

Private 120401, 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died 21st November 1918. Aged 25 Son of William and Emily Orwin, of Stone House, Newbold, Chesterfield. Buried in CAUDRY BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 24.

PARRIMORE

Joseph William

[Spelt PARRAMORE on SDGW & CWGC] Sapper 158684, 258th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 7th August 1916. Aged 21. Born Newbold, enlisted Chesterfield. Son of Joseph Parramore, of Newbold, Chesterfield; husband of E. M. Smith (formerly Parramore), of 8, Britiannia Buildings, St. Mary's Gate, Chesterfield. Buried in PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 29.

PASHLEY

Edgar

Private 158663, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died in the United Kingdom 6th July 1918. Aged 25. Born and resident Whittington Moor, enlisted Chesterfield. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Pashley, of 26, Arundel Rd. Newbold Moor. Formerly 25986, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Buried in ST. JOHN CHURCHYARD, NEWBOLD, Derbyshire. Plot B. Row 6. Grave 5.

PEACH

Harold G

probably Harry Grenfell PEACH, Private 60026, 19th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 22nd August 1918. Aged 19. Born Brimington, enblisted Chesterfield. Son of William and Alice A. Peach, of 27, Gloucester Rd., Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Formerly an official of Thos. Firth and Sons, Ltd., Sheffield. Born at Brimington, Chesterfield. Buried in ARNEKE BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 13.

POLLENDINE

Fred

Private 42528, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds in the United Kingdom 28th October 1918. Born Whittington Moor, enlisted Derby. Buried in ST. JOHN CHURCHYARD, NEWBOLD, Derbyshire. Plot B. Row 7. Grave 16.

PRIESTLEY

John

probably John Walker PRIESTLEY, Private 70630, 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1917. Aged 32. Born Sheffield, enlisted Chesterfield, resident Alfreton. Son of Joe and Selina Priestley, of 3, Jubilee Cottages, Pye Bridge, Alfreton, Derbyshire. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 87 to 89.

RADFORD

Harold

Private 201429, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Killed in action 7th July 1917. Aged 21. Born Brampton, Deryshire, enlisted Chesterfield. Son of William and Ada Radford, of 17, Tapton View Rd., Chesterfield. Buried in RED CROSS CORNER CEMETERY, BEUGNY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 1.

RAMSDEN

Frank

Private 16974, 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died of wounds 30th June 1916. Born and resident Whittington, enlisted Chesterfield. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row F. Grave 3.

REDIHOUGH

Alf Edwin

Lance Corporal 241736, 2nd/6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 21st March 1918. Aged 24. Born and resident Newbold, enlisted Chesterfield. Son of John Redihough, of 38, Littlemoor, Newbold, Chesterfield. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

RIGGOTT

Robert Cyril

Second Lieutenant, 2nd/5th Battaion (Territorial), Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 20th September 1917. Aged 27. Son of James Archer Riggott and Louisa Annie Riggott, of 97, Gloucester Rd., Chesterfield. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row A. Grave 17.

ROCKCLIFFE

G W

No further information currently available

SCARFE

Thomas (Tom)

Private 70718, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 27th May 1918. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Chesterfield, resident Saxilby, Lincolnshire. Son of John George Scarfe, of Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France.

SEYMOUR

William

possibly William SEYMOUR, Private 17528, 6th (Service) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 29th September 1916. Born Radford, Nottinghamshire, enlisted Chesterfield. Buried in REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme, France. Plot VII. Row J. Grave 18.

SHERRIFF

Thomas

[Spelt SHERIFF on CWGC and SDGW] Private 24245, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Aged 24. Born Ripley, Derby, enlisted Chesterfield. Son of Hope and Franeette Sheriff, of Littlemoor, Newbold, Chesterfield. Formerly 14082, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 3 C and 3 D.

SHIPLEY

Richard

Private 23339, 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds 17th September 1916. Born Whittngton Moor, enlisted Chesterfield. Buried in ST. JOHN CHURCHYARD, NEWBOLD, Derbyshire. Plot B. Row 5. Grave 14.

SMITH

Harry

No further information currently available

STANHOPE

Edward

Private 11594, 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 17th May 1917. Born Newbold, enlisted Chesterfield. Buried in CANADIAN CEMETERY No.2, NEUVILLE-ST. VAAST, Pas de Calais, France. Plot 16. Row G. Grave 4.

STEVENSON

Frank

Private 15695, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Killed in action 14th January 1916. Born Newbold, enlisted Leeds, resident Chesterfield. Buried in SUZANNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 8.

TAGG

Lancelot

Private 13275, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th May 1915. Born Newbold, enlisted Chesterfield, resident Doncaster, Yorkshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 3.

THOMPSON

Stephen William

[Spelt as THOMSON on SDGW] Private 21041, 10thy Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action 30th April 1916. Born and enlisted Chesterfield. Son of Mrs. R. J. Windmill, of 11, Arundel Rd., Newbold, Chesterfield. Formerly 85206, Royal Field Artillery. Buried in GUNNERS FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section Q. Grave 10.

THOMPSON

S William

No further information currently available - S William THOMPSON defined twice on memorial

WHITHAM

Harry

Private 38065, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 22nd April 1918. Born Newbold, enlisted Chesterfield, resident Brampton, Derbyshire. Buried in ROISEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 7/19.

WOOD

John William (Willie)

[Listed as John Willie on both SDGW and CWGC] Private 42489, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 23rd November 1917. Aged 35. Born Whittington, enlisted Chesterfield. Son of Henry and Annie Wood, of Sheepbridge, Chesterfield; husband of Alice Mary Barnett (formerly Wood), of 45, Barlow Rd., Newbold, Chesterfield. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 108 to 111.

WORMSLEY

L William

No further information currently available

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