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MOIRA COLLIERIES WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed Raich Carter, researched Martin Edwards 2008

The Moira Collieries War Memorial is to be found in The National Forest Visitor Centre, Bath Lane, Moira (O/S Grid Reference Grid Reference 430930,315530). It takes the form of a sandstone obelisk. It covers The Moira Colliery, Donisthorpe Colliery and the Donington Sanitary Pipe & Fire Company. In total there are 108 men listed for World War.

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TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS AND
MEN OF THE MOIRA COLLIERY COY. LTD,
THE DONISTHORPE COLLIERY COY. LTD
THE DONINGTON SANITARY PIPE & FIRE BRICK COY. LTD
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR.
THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY THEIR EMPLOYERS

1914-1918

MOIRA COLLIERIES

BAILEY

J

Pte

BEVANS

F

Pte

BUXTON

R

Pte

CHADWICK

H

Pte

CLARKE

J H

Pte - also appears on the Moira Memorial

DENNIS

J

Pte - also appears on the Moira Memorial

DENNIS

Jos

Pte

EADE

J W

Pte

EAMES

A

Pte

HALL

A

Pte

HARPER

F G

Pte

HART

B

Pte

HART

B

Pte

HOGG

T W

Pte

HUGHES

T

Pte

HUNT

J W

L Cpl - also appears on the Moira Memorial

JONES

S

Pte

JORDAN

A

Pte

JORDAN

W

L Cpl

KILLEY

G

Pte

LAMSDEN

J W

Pte

MARSTON

A E

Pte

NEWBOLD

H B

Pte

RAMSELL

E

Pte

SHUTTLEWORTH

George Brewin

Lance Corporal 240979, 2/5th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 7 April 1917. Born and resident Moira, enlisted Ashby-De-La-Zouch. Also appears on the Moira Memorial and Donisthorpe Memorial

SIMPKINS

J

Pte

SMITH

L T

Pte

SUMMERS

Cornelius

Lance Corporal 12173, 7th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 30 September 1916. Born and resident Moira, enlisted Ashby-De-La-Zouch. Also appears on the Moira Memorial and Donisthorpe Memorial

TWELLS

J H

Gunner

WILEMAN

Ambrose

Private 10098, 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 10 march 1915. Born Moira, enlisted Ashby-De-La-Zouch, resident Woodville, Derbyshire. Also appears on the Moira Memorial and Donisthorpe Memorial

WOOD

J

Pte

WRIGHT

G

Pte - also appears on the Moira Memorial

YATES

H

Pte

CHURCH-GRESLEY COLLIERY

BANTON

C

Lance Corporal

BARKER

J

Private

BENNETT

R

Private

BENNETT

W

Private

BUTLER

E

Private

CLAMP

D

Private

COOK

J

Private

CROUCHER

G

Private

DEAKIN

J

Private

DUGAN

H

Private

EAMES

E

Private

EAMES

L

Private

ELLIOTT

S V

Private

EYLEY

H

Corporal

FORD

F P

Private

GARLAND

A E

Private

GREEN

T

Private

GREEN

W

Corporal

HAIP

A

Lance Corporal

HALL

A F

Private

HODGKINS

P

Sapper

HOLLAND

E

Private

ILLSLEY

J H

Private

JAMES

T

Private

LEYLAND

S

Corporal

MASSEY

J W

Private

MELLOR

J W

Private

MELLOR

T

Private

MIDDLETON

W

Lance Corporal

MILLER

C

Private

ROE

L

Private

ROWLAND

S

Private

STANYARD

J

Private

SUMMERS

D

Private

SUMMERS

E

Private

TEBBETT

G

Private

TILLEY

A

Private

TILLEY

Alfred

Corporal

TRAFFORD NEWTON

W

Lieutenant

TRUMAN

E T

Private

WILSON

R

Corporal

WORKER

J T

Private

DONISTHORPE COLLIERY

BAKEWELL

James Henry

Private 27934, 7th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Died of wounds in Mesopotamia 27 February 1917. Born and resident Donisthorpe, enlisted Coalville. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 34. Also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

BATES

E

Rflmn. - also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

CHAWNER

G

Pte. - also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

CLAMP

L M

Sgt. - also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

CLAYTON

C

Pte.

CODLING

J E

Stoker - also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

CURTIS

J E

Pte.

CURTIS

M

Pte.

DENNIS, M.M.

J

L.Cpl. - also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

DENNIS, M.M.

T K

Sgt. - also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

DURANCE

Z H

Pte.

ELLIS

A

Pte. - also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

FERNIHOUGH

C

1st Cl. Stoker

GILLIVER

E D

Sgt. - also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

GRICE

G

Pte. - also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

HURLY

C

Cpl. - also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

KIRK

G D

Pte. - also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

LEEDHAM

N

L.Cpl.

MATKIN

D

Pte.

PICKERING

James

Private 48858, 1/5th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 29 September 1918. Enlisted Coalville, resident Moira. Also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial and Moira Memorial

REDFERN

Harry

Rifleman C/6511, 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Born Oakthorpe, enlisted Derby, resident Ashby-De-La-Zouch. Also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

REDFERN

I J

Rflmn.

REDFERN

Wilfred H

Rifleman C/6514, 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 24 September 1916. Born Oakthorpe, enlisted Derby, resident Ashby-De-La-Zouch. Also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

RICHARDSON

H

Pte.

SPARE

H

Pte.

TEBBUTT

John Reginald

Private 36582, 4th Special Reserve Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 30 March 1918. Born Moira, enlisted Coalville, resident Ashby-De-La-Zouch.

WHEELDON

A

Pte. - also appears on the Donisthorpe Memorial

WILEMAN

J

Pte.

THE DONINGTON SANITARY PIPE & FIRE BRICK COY. LTD

BEVANS

H

Pte

BENNETT

J

Pte

DENNIS

F

Pte

WILLDAY

G

Pte

HAYWOOD

E F

Pte

PER ARDUA AD ASTRA

Last updated 25 October, 2008

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