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CHELLASTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2009

The memorial is to be found in St Peter's Church lychgate, High Street, Chellaston. It takes the form of two stone, rectangular, plaques, one for World War 1 and the other for World War 2, both attached to the lychgate. There are thirteen names for World War 1 and seven names for World War 2.

Photograph Copyright © Kath Marvill 2009

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THIS
PARISH WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

EVANS

Frederick [William]

[Memorial states Pte, Army Service Corps] Gunner 161853, 188th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 27 May 1918. Aged 32. Born Drafield, Yorkshire, resident Chellaston, Derbyshire, enlisted Derby. Son of William and Betsy Evans, of Darfield, Yorks; husband of Ethel Ada Evans, of 99, Chatsworth Rd., Morecambe, Lancs. Buried in BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY NO.3, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row E. Grave 16.

HILL

Joseph

Pte, Sherwood Foresters

HOLMES

[George] William

Private G/5369, 2nd Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 25 September 1915. Born and resident Chellaston, enlisted Derby. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, as de Calais, France. Panel 13 to 15.

KIRKMAN, MM

Joseph [Henry]

Sapper 46206, 21st Division Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 29 March 1918. Born Chellaston, Derbyshire, enlisted Derby. Son of Mr. J. Kirkman, of High St., Chellaston, Derby. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in NAMPS-AU-VAL BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 30.

KNIGHT

Charles [Edward]

Private 201439, 1st/5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died 24 September 1918. Aged 30. Son of Mrs. E. Knight, of Chellaston, Derby; husband of Nellie Blount (formerly Knight), of Potter St., Melbourne, Derby. No known grave. Commemorated at VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7.

LAMB

John

[Memorial states 128 Canadians] Sergeant 781158, 46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died 25 July 1918. Aged 27. Son of William and Clementina Lamb, of Chellaston, Derbyshire. Buried in ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row D. Grave 25.

PALMER

William

Pte, Australians

PALMER

Bernard

Pte, Royal Field Artillery

POTTER

Isabel [Holland]

Sister, Army Base Hospital, Territorial Force Nursing Service. Death registered in the October to December Quarter 1918 in the Shardlow Registration District, Derbyshire, aged 35. Awarded a Silver Badge 291151 9 February 1918. Resident Oaklands, Chellaston, Near Derby. Baptised 16 September 1883, at Spondon, St Werburgh, Derbyshire, daughter of John Holland and Leah Georgina Potter. In the 1901 census she was aged 18, born Spondon, Derbyshire, a Hospital Nurse (Probationer), resident Cottage Hospital, 35, Green Hill, Wirksworth, Belper, Derbyshire. In the 1911 census she was aged 27, born Spondon, Derbyshire, a Professional Nurse, resident Barton Court Hotel, New Milton, Milton, Hampshire.

RENSHAW

Henry

Pte, Royal Engineers

SPENCER

Harold

Private 19169, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment formerly 20444, Corps of Hussars. Died on service 1 September 1915. Aged 18. Born Chellaston, Derbyshire, enlisted Derby. Son of William and Elizabeth Spencer, of Hill Side, Chellaston, Derbyshire. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row B. Grave 76.

STONE

[Francis] Albert

Private 28871, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), Royal Warwickshire Regiment formerly S/290445, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action 9 August 1917. Born Uffculme, Devon, resident Chellaston, Derbyshire, enlisted Derby. Buried in TRACK X CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Row D. Grave 15.

WASS, DCM

George

Pte, 1st Australians. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.).

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF MEN
FROM THIS PARISH WHO MADE
THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
WORLD WAR II 1939 - 1945

BIGNALL

Arthur Percival

Private

GRAY

George Wilfred

Trooper 7914001, 7th Queen's Own Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 21 July 1942. Aged 28. Son of Joseph Herbert and Gertrude Gray; husband of Florence Gertrude Gray, of Chellaston, Derbyshire. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 3. Row C. Grave 19.

HACKETT

Reginald

Lance Corporal

HOWITT

David

Driver

MASON

Kenneth Bernard

Ordinary Telegraphist D/JX 191367, H.M.S. Barham, Royal Navy. Died 25 November 1941. Aged 23. Son of Stanley and Gertrude Mason, of Chellaston, Derbyshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 50, Column 3.

PHILLIPS

Eric Gladstone

Lieutenant 146774, 965 Defence Battery, Royal Artillery. Died as a japanese Prisoner of War being used as slave labour in Japan 25 October 1942. Aged 43. Son of Frederick E. and Margaret Ann Phillips; husband of Emily Lilian Phillips, of Chellaston, Derbyshire. Buried in YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY, Japan. British Section C. Row D. Grave 1.

TILL

Alan Edward

Corporal

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

Last updated 7 January, 2019

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