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TANSLEY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Details kindly supplied by GENUKI Derbyshire - Rosemary Lockie
Copyright © Transcription Janet Kirk 2005

The Memorial for World War 1 and 2 are in the form of plaques on the wall within Holy Trinity Church.Tansley; the World War 1 plaque sits above that for World War 2.

Photograph Copyright © Janet & Peter Kirk 2005
1914
-
1918
In proud and
loving memory
of the Tansley men
 
who have made
the Supreme
Sacrifice

BARBER

Godfrey [H]

Private 201922, 13th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 22nd August 1917. Born and resident Tansley, enlisted Matlock.

BOOTH

Charles

No further information currently available

BRIDDON

William James

Driver L/42516, 178th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 7th December 1917. Enlisted Nottingham, resident Tansley (Lansley on SDGW). Buried in HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot Iv. Row C. Grave 7.

FOX, MM

Isaac Sowter

Lance Corporal 39330, 4th Special Reserve Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th April 1918. Born Tansley, enlisted Matlock. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.).

GRATTON

Albert Victor

Private 18809, 9th (Service) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Born Matlock, enlisted Sheffield.

GRATTON

John Woodward

Sergeant 202957, 1st/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 14th April 1918. Born Matlock, enlisted Sheffield. Formerly 3/3204, York and Lancaster Regiment.

HARRISON

Harry

possibly Henry HARRISON, Lance Corporal 241519, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 27th May 1918. Born and resident Stamford, Lincolnshire, enlisted Matlock.

HASLAM

Job [H]

Private 241819, 2nd/6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born Tansley, enlisted Matlock.

HUGHES

William [Andrew]

Private 204355, 2nd/8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds 28th September 1917. Born and resident Tansley, enlisted Bakewell.

JOHNSON

Henry

Private 70709, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 4th March 1917. Born Tansley (Tawsley on SDGW), enlisted Matlock.

KEELING, MM

Alfred

Gunner 135062, Royal Artillery. Killed in action 21st July 1917. Born Matlock Cliff, enlisted Bakewell. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.).

KEELING

Wilfred

Lance Corporal 15734, 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 7th July 1916. Born and resident Matlock, enlisted Derby.

PARAMORE

Charles Gordon

Captain, 8th Battalion, Princess Cahrlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 25th September 1915. Aged 30. Son of Mrs. L. E. Paramore, of "Ashleigh," Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire, and the late Dr. Richard Paramore. Born in London. An artist. Buried in DUD CORNER CEMETERY, LOOS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row K. Grave 3.

POYSER

William

Private 31810, 6th (Service) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 17th January 1917. Born and enlisted Matlock. Formerly 31093, Leicestershire Regiment.

RAWSON

William

Private 26471, 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 31st July 1917. Born and resident Matlock.

REDFERN

[Frederick] John

Private 34014, 13th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 22nd March 1918. Aged 21. Born matlock, enlisted Derby, resident Wirksworth. Son of Martha Beardsley (formerly Redfem), of Oakstage House, Tansley, Matlock, and the late John Redfern. Formerly 19016, Army Veterinary Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

RICHARDSON

Sydney

Private 10592, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th May 1915. Aged 29. Born Sharow, Yorkshire, enlisted Matlock. Son of William and Annie Emily Richardson. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 7.

SHORE

Victor [Edward]

Private 29768, 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds 23rd August 1918. Aged 21. Born and resident Tansley, enlisted Bakewell. Son of Edward add Julia Shore, of Tansley, nr. Matlock. Buried in MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot VII. Row D. Grave 58.

SMITH

Samuel

Private 40513, 8th Service Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 7th February 1917. Aged 33. Born and resident Tansley, enlisted Matlock. Formerly 52003, Leicestershire Regiment. Buried in GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, Somme, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 11.

STONE

John

Private 43089, 11th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Killed in action 7th June 1917. Born Tansley (Sansley on SDGW), enlisted Buxton. Buried in IRISH HOUSE CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row B. Grave 19.

THORPE

Arthur

Private 29563, 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 7th June 1917. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Matlock. Son of Arthur and Mary Ellen Thorpe, of The Cliff, Matlock. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No. 4 VIII. B. 3.

TOFT

Harry [Reginald]

Private 19761, "D" Company, 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 7th June 1916. Aged 19. Born Redditch, enlisted Wigan, resident Siloth. Son of Hiram and Agnes Toft, of Lathkill Cottage, Matlock Cliff, Matlock. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 28 to 30 and 162 to 162A and 163A.

TOPLIS

Arthur

Private 242127, 1st/6th Battalion (Territorial), Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st April 1917. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Matlock. Son of James and Elizabeth Toplis, of Lumsdale, Matlock, Derbyshire. Formerly 4456, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Buried in EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave 4.

TWIGG

Harold

Corporal 30468, 11th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 14th February 1919. Buried near north-west corner in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, TANSLEY, Derbyshire.

TWIGG

John W

probably Rifleman 43135, 13th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in action 16th August 1917. Born and enlisted Matlock. Formerly 43557, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 138 to 140 and 162 to 162A and 163A.

WATTS

Albert Victor

Private 40884, 1st/7th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 5th April 1918. Aged 23. Born Tansley, enlisted Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Son of Mrs. Mary Ann Watts; husband of Florry Watts, of 24, Grove St., Mansfield-Woodhouse, Mansfield, Notts. Formerly 34083, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

WEBSTER

Fredercik "Fred"

Guardsman 22522, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 23rd April 1916. Aged 22. Born Matlock, enlisted Manchester. Son of Joseph and M. A. Webster, of Notts Rd., Tansley, Matlock. Buried in YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row C. Grave 50.

WHITE

Joel B.

No further information currently available

WHITE

John H.

Private 6776, 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 28th May 1917. Aged 34. Born Tansley, enlisted Matlock. Son of John and Lucy White. Buried in PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row Q. Grave 16.

WOODHOUSE

James Henry

Private 204407, 2nd/8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 26th September 1917. Aged 37. Born Lumsdale. enlisted Matlock. Son of Joseph Woodhouse, of 6, The Terrace, Lumsdale, Matlock, Derbyshire. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.

WRAGG

George

No further information currently available

THE MEN WERE A WALL UNTO US BY NIGHT AND DAY. 15AM 25.16

1939 WE WILL REMEMBER THEM 1945

BARNES

Cyril

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BRIDDON

Howard

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CANTRILL

Leonartd

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FEATHERSTONE

Thomas

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HIGTON

Ernest

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JOHNSON

Albert

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KAY

Friend

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KIRK

Maurice

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MOORE

George

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SMITH

Arrow

No further information currently available

SPENCER

Mavis

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WIBBERLEY

Thomas

No further information currently available

24 August 2005

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