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STANTON IN PEAK WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled & Copyright © Charlie Watson 2009

The Stanton-in-Peak memorial is to be found within the village and takes the form of a stone cross on a two-stepped base which bears the inscription. There are nine names listed for World War 1 only.

Photographs Copyright © Charlie Watson 2009

IN EVERLASTING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF STANTON
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US 1914-1918

DAVIE

Bertie George

Lieutenant-Colonel 1/8th (City of London) Battalion (Territorial Force) (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment. Died in Sussex of illness and/or wounds 24th December 1917. Aged 43. Occupation in the 1911 Census is listed as Director of Companies. Buried in Stanton Cemetery?. Also commemorated on memorial in Stanton Cemetery

EVANS

Herbert

Sapper 131789, 76th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action at Boesinghe, Belgium 17th August 1917. Aged 38. Born Stanton-in-Peak, Rowsley, Derbyshire, enlisted Buxton, resident Rowsley. Brother of Mr. W. Evans, of Derby Gate, Little Bakewell, Derbyshire. Occupation in the 1911 Census is listed as Stone Cutter. Buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row D. Grave 20. Also commemorated on memorial in Stanton Cemetery

GLADWIN

James William

Private 70697, "C" Company, 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Born Stanton-in-Peak, enlisted Bakewell, resident Rowsley. Killed in action on the Somme, France 15th October 1916. Aged 21. Son of Mrs. Alice Gladwin, of Stanton-in-Peak, Rowsley, Derbyshire. Occupation in the 1911 Census is listed as Tool sharpener gritstone quarry. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme. France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

HARVEY

Harold

Private 21923, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action on the Somme, France 5th July 1916. Aged 22. Born Stanton, enlisted Buxton, resident Rowsley. Son of Sarah Jane Harvey, of Stanton-in-Peak, Rowsley, Derbyshire, and the late George Harvey. Occupation in the 1911 Census is listed as Gardener. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

HOLMES

John William

Private 51753, 15th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action at Marriecourt Road, Somme, France 24th March 1918. Aged 30. Born Stanton-in-Peak, enlisted Bakewell, resident Youlgrave. Husband of Jane T. Holmes, of Moor Lane, Youlgrave, Bakewell, Derbyshire. Occupation in the 1911 Census is listed as Gritstone quarryman. Formerly 203850, leicestershire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 35 and 36. Also commemorated on memorial in Stanton Cemetery.

SIDDALL

John Bernard

Private 70539, 42nd Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action at Arras, France 20th March 1917. Aged 20. Born Stanton, enlisted Bakewell, resident Rowsley. Son of Peter and Mary Ellen Siddall, of Stanton-in-the-Peak, Rowsley, Derbyshire. Occupation in the 1911 Census is listed as Schoolboy. Formerly 37238, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Buried in Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row H. Grave 22. His parents are commemorated on memorial in Stanton Cemetery

PENISTONE

Charles Henry

Civilian, Infantry Works Company. Died in Chesterfield after war 1921?. Aged 41?. Occupation in the 1911 Census is listed as Gardener. His place of burial is as yet unknown.

WHITWORTH

Arthur

Able Seaman, Hawke Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died in Birmingham after war, of illness/wounds 2nd April 1919. Aged 22. Occupation in the 1911 Census is listed as Gardener. Buried in Stanton Cemetery.

STEVENSON

John R

probably John STEVENSON, Private 11676, 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action at Passendaele, Belgium 16th August 1917. Aged 29. Born and resident Bakewell, enlisted Derby. Husband of Mary Jane Stevenson, of Church St., Youlgrave, Bakewell, Derbyshire. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.

Last updated 19 February, 2009

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