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SHUTTLEWOOD & STANFREE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2004

The memorial is to be found on the west face of the Brockley Primary and Nursery School building facing, and visible from, Clowne Road (B6418), Shuttlewood, Bolsover, Derbyshire. It takes the form of a plain, grey slate, wall mounted, tablet with an incised inscription, in sentence case, in white, Roman, lettering, with the names of the fallen in capitals. There are 18 names listed for World War 1 and 8 names for World War 2. Extra names have subsequently been added in addiiton to those wshow in the photograph.

Photograph Copyright © Dave Longden 2005

Dedicated to the Men of Shuttlewood and Stanfree
who gave their lives in the First and Second World Wars

1914-1918

BENNETT E
No further information currently available
HAYDEN Herbert Thomas
Private 14263, 7th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd March 1918. Born Steveley, enlisted Chesterfield, resident Shuttlewood. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 29 and 30. See also Bolsover and Hillstown
HOLMES E
Corporal SRA/11053, 8th/10th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Died 15 August 1916. Aged 37. Husband of Ada Holmes, of 101, Clown Rd., Stanfree, Chesterfield. Buried in CONTALMAISON CHATEAU CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 11. See also Bolsover and Hillstown
HOLMES William Edward
Private 105714, 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds 4th NOvembr 1918. Born Temple Normanton, enlisted Derby, resident Suttlewood. Buried in FOREST COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 2.
HOWARD Arthur [Willie]
Lance Corporal 13061, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died 12th March 1915. Aged 23. Son of Samuel Joseph and Elizabeth Howard, of Shuttlewood, Chesterfield. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 26 and 27. See also Bolsover and Hillstown
KESTLE Sydney

Private 64873, 76th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action 6th October 1918. Aged 23. Born Staveley, enlisted Mansfield, resident Bolsover. Son of Mr. J. and Mrs. H. Kestle, of Chesterfield Rd., Shuttlewood, Chesterfield. Buried in PROSPECT HILL CEMETERY, GOUY, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 9. See also Bolsover and Hillstown

MERRITT Harry
[Spelt MERRETT on SDGW and CWGC] Guardsman/Private 606, 4th Battalion, Guards Machine Gun Regiment. Killed in action 27th September 1918. Aged 23. Born Wednesfield, Staffordshire, enlisted Steveley, resident Chesterfield. Son of Edgar and Sarah Jane Merrett, of 48, Bentinck Rd., Shuttlewood, Chesterfield.Formerly 15293, Coldstream Guards. Buried in HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 16.
PRICE J
No further information currently available. See also Bolsover and Hillstown
PRICE Robert Henry
Private 28759, 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 8th July 1916. Born Shuttlewood, enlsited Chesterfield, resident Hillstown. Buried in DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, MAMETZ, Somme, France. Plot VII. Row N. Grave 6.
PYKETT George [Herbert]
Private 22730, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died 13th April 1918. Aged 32. Born Newark, Nottinghamshire, enlisted Chesterfield, resident Shuttlewood. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Pykett; husband of Ellen Pykett, of Shuttlewood Rd., Shuttlewood, Chesterfield. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 1. See also Bolsover and Hillstown
RANDALL Bertie Willie
Private 79564, 1st/7th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 27th May 1918. Aged 19. Born Bolsover, enlisted Chesterfield, resident Shuttlewood. Son of Elizabeth Randall, of 29, Chesterfield Rd., Shuttlewood, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, and the late William Randall. Formerly 91629, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France. See also Bolsover and Hillstown
RAYBOULD Walter
Private 20254, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds at sea 5th January 1916. Born and enlisted Staveley, resident Stanfree, Chesterfield. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233. See also Bolsover and Hillstown
ROBERTS Harold George
Stoke 1st Class SS/114731, H.M.S. Invincible, Royal Navy. Lost with his ship at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 23. Born 30 October 1892 in Derby, Derbyshire. Son of Herbert George and Family Roberts, of 9, Bentinck Rd., Shuttlewood, Chesterfield. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 19. See also Bolsover and Hillstown
SMEDLEY Henry
Private 13485, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 12th March 1915. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Staveley, resident Shuttlewood. Son of Daniel Smedley, of 7, Seymoor, Norbriggs, Chesterfield. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 26 and 27. See also Bolsover and Hillstown
STANLEY Samuel
Stoker 1st Class SS/111311, H.M.S. "Hampshire," Royal Navy. Died 5th June 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mrs. A. Stanley, of Oldbury, Worcestershire; husband of Mary Stanley, of New Buildings, Bolsover Rd., Shuttlewood, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 19.
STARKEY William
Private 12463, 7th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 15th July 1916. Born Old Whittington, enlisted Mansfield, resident Shuttlewood. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C and 3 A.
TAYLOR George
Private 3140, 1st/6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 19th March 1916. Aged 20. Born Suttlewood, enlisted Bolsover. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Taylor, of Shuttlewood, Chesterfield; husband of Dorothy Parkin Taylor, of 11, Sutton Hall Rd., Caor Vale, Bolsover, Chesterfield. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XV. Row K. Grave 14. See also Bolsover and Hillstown
TURNER Harry
Private 15896, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds in United Kingdom 29th September 1917. Born Arnold, Nottinghamshire, enlisted Bolsover. Son of Mrs. P. Slater, of 60, Chesterfield Rd., Shuttlewood, Bolsover. Buried in ST. MARY OLD CHURCHYARD, BOLSOVER, Derbyshire. Grave 301A. See also Bolsover and Hillstown
1939-1945
BROWN J
No further information currently available
FLETCHER J
No further information currently available
MAUGHAN Thomas
Private 14681538, 8th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 19th August 1944. Aged 19. Born and resident Derbyshire. Son of Daniel and Cecilia Elizebeth Maughan, of Shuttlewood, Derbyshire. Buied in ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX, Calvados, France. PLot IX. Row F. Grave 12. See also Bolsover and Hillstown
PECK G
No further information currently available
RANDALL Graham
Private 14085825, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died as the result of an accident 11 February 1946. Aged 22. Born and resident Derbyshire. Foster-son of George and Ethel May Greveson, of Shuttlewood. Buried in BOLSOVER (ST. MARY) NEW CHURCHYARD, Derbyshire. Grave 2490.
RYAN Thomas
Lance Sergeant 4971724, 1st Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died as the result of an accident 29 June 1944. Aged 31. Born and resuident Derby. Son of Thomas and Edith Ryan; husband of Elizabeth May Ryan, of Shuttlewood. Buried in BOLSOVER (ST. MARY) NEW CHURCHYARD, Derbyshire. Grave 2373. See also Bolsover and Hillstown
SHARPE H
No further information currently available.
WOOLDRIDGE Edward
Gunner 843519, 8 Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died at sea in the Far East while being transported in S.S. Lisbon Maru, from Hong Kong to Shanghai, as a Japanese Prisoner of War between 1st and 2nd October 1942, 6 miles from Tung Fusham Island, off the China coast, when she was attacked and sunk by U.S.S. Grouper (an American submarine). Aged 26. Born Chesterfield, Derbyshire, resident Suttlewood, near Chester. Son of Edward and Martha Wooldridge, of Shuttlewood, Derbyshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SAI WAN MEMORIAL, Hong Kong, China. Column 6. See also Bolsover and Hillstown

The SAI WAN MEMORIAL forms the entrance to Sai Wan War Cemetery and bears the names of more than 2,000 Commonwealth servicemen who died in the Battle of Hong Kong, or subsequently in captivity, who have no known grave.

Last updated 19 December, 2018

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