First World War - Second World War

The Great War, 1914-1918
"In loving and thankful memory of our fallen."

JAMES ABBOTT
Private 8769, 2nd Border Regiment,
who died on Sunday, 1st November 1914. Age 29.
Son of Samuel and Sarah Ann Abbott, of Milltown, Ashover, Chesterfield.
Buried : Ypres Town Cemetry, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

THOMAS H. ABBOTT

HERBERT H. ALLSOP
Gunner 90185, "B" Bty. 150th Bde., Royal Field Artillery,
who died on Wednesday, 18th September 1918. Age 25.
Son of John and Eliza Allsop, of Overton, Ashover, Derbyshire.
Buried : Boisguillaume Communal Cemetery Extension, Seine-Maritime, France.

JOSEPH BANNER
Private 23164, 3rd Bn., Grenadier Guards,
who died on Monday, 4th December 1916. Age 25.
Son of James Banner, of Milltown, Ashover, Chesterfield.
Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

GEORGE BENNETT

HERBERT BROWN

ALBERT CARLINE

FREDERICK CARLINE
Private 240303, 1st/6th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt.),
who died on Monday, 23rd April 1917. Age 23.
Son of Job and Sarah Carline, of 38, Hillside, Holloway, Matlock, Derbyshire.
Commemorated : Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

JOHN FLINT
Private 60067, 8th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf),
who died on Thursday, 4th October 1917. Age 20.
Son of John and Lilian Flint, of Chapel Hill, Ashover, Chesterfield.
Buried : Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

JOHN T. FOX
Private 93433, 2nd Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt.)
who died on Saturday, 23rd March 1918. Age 38.
Son of John Isaac Fox, of Butterley, Matlock, Derbyshire; husband of Louisa Fox, of 39, William St., Derby.
Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

WILLIAM GRAVES

WILLIAM HASLAM
Second Lieutenant, attd. 2nd/7th Bn., Manchester Regiment
who died on Sunday, 24th March 1918. Age 27.
Son of Kate Haslam, of The Beeches, Ashover, Chesterfield, and the late Walter Haslam.
Commemorated: Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.

JOSEPH HAYES

ARTHUR E. HIND
Private 14250, 1st Coy. 1st Bn., Grenadier Guards,
who died on Monday, 20th March 1916. Age 25.
Son of Nathan and Harriett Hind, of Ashover, nr. Chesterfield, Derby.
Buried : Brandhoek Military Cemetery, Vlamertinghe, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

H. GARNET HOLMES

JOHN HOPKINSON
Private 18792, 1st Bn., York and Lancaster Regiment,
who died on Saturday, 8th May 1915. Age 29.
Son of Walter and Alice Hopkinson; husband of Annie Hopkinson, of Fallgate, Milltown, Ashover, Chesterfield.
Commemorated : Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

WILFRED HOPKINSON
Private 19069, 9th Bn., York and Lancaster Regiment
who died on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Age 24.
Son of Mr. W. and Mrs. A. Hopkinson, of Butts Rd., Ashover, Chesterfield.
Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

JOSEPH KEETON
Private 241841, 1st/8th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt.),
who died on Wednesday, 26th September 1917. Age 26.
Son of Walter and Elizabeth Keeton, of Span Carr, Ashover, Chesterfield.
Buried : Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

GEORGE LANGLEY
Private 267454, 2nd/7th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt.),
who died on Monday, 28th May 1917. Age 19.
Son of John T. and Mary Ann Langley, of Far Hill, Ashover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire.
Buried : Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l'Abbe, Somme, France.

ARTHUR M. MELLOR

NORMAN MELLOR

RUTH M.NODDER (NURSE)
Nurse, Territorial Nursing Service,
who died on Friday, 24th May 1918. Age 33.
Daughter of the Rev. J. B. Nodder and Mrs. Nodder, of Ashover Rectory, Chesterfield, Derbyshire.
Buried : Rawalpindi War Cemetery, Pakistan.

ALFRED E. SHAW

CHARLES SMITH

GEORGE SWIFT
Private 33726, 2nd Bn., Yorkshire Regiment,
who died on Monday, 3rd September 1917. Age 26.
Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Swift, of Uppertown, Ashover, Chesterfield.
Buried : Derry House Cemetery No. 2 , Wytschaete, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

HENRY TAYLOR

WILFRED TAYLOR
Able Seaman, Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

Born 29th January 1899. Missing, later reported killed in action, 25th August 1918.

Son of William Taylor, Amber Manor Farm, Ashover, Nr. Chesterfield.

Commemorated: Vis-en-Artois Memorial.

Service History: Entered 12/6/1917; Draft for BEF 18/2/1918; Joined Anson Battalion 1/3/1918; Died 25/8/1918.


FRED TOMLINSON D.C.M. M.M.
Corporal 19641, 24th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf),
who died on Sunday, 2nd December 1917. Age 28.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Tomlinson, of Overton Lodge, Ashover, Chesterfield.
Commemorated : Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

ARTHUR TOWNDROW

JOHN TWIGG
Private MT/209755, 5th Heavy Repair Shops, Royal Army Service Corps
who died on Wednesday, 26th February 1919. Age 27.
Son of John Henry and Bertha Maria Twigg, of Ashover, Chesterfield.
Buried : Boisguillaume Communal Cemetery Extension, Seine-Maritime, France

FRED WALKER

HERBERT WALKER

EDMUND R. WHITE
Private 243475, 5th Bn., Yorkshire Regiment
who died on Monday, 7th January 1918. Age 41.
Son of Thomas and Sarah White, of Ashover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire;
husband of C. White, of Delph Cottage, Repton, Derby.
Served in the South African campaign.
Buried : Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

SYDNEY WOOD
Private 63072, 2nd Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt.),
who died on Monday, 28th May 1917. Age 23.
Son of James and Honor Wood, of Roach House, Ashover, Chesterfield.
Buried : Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, Pas de Calais, France.


World War, 1939-1945

COL. JOHN BASSETT

DVR. WILLIAM BOOKER
Driver T/262003, 8 amb. Car Coy., Royal Army Service Corps,
who died on Thursday, 8th October 1942. Age 21.
Son of Edwin and Gertrude Booker, of Ashover.
Buried : Ashover Cemetery, Derbyshire, United Kingdom.

F.A.A. JIM BUNTING
Air Mechanic (L) 2nd Class, H.M.S. Vulture, Royal Navy,
who died on Monday, 18th October 1943. Age 19.
Son of James and Nellie Bunting, of Ashover.
Buried : Ashover Cemetery, Derbyshire, United Kingdom.

PTE. WILLIAM FLETCHER

CPL. BERNARD GRATTON
Lance Corporal 4972854, "A" Coy., Queen's Own Yorkshire Dragoons, R.A.C.
who died on Monday, 2nd November 1942. Age 25.
Son of James and Ann Hancock Gratton, of Ashover, Derbyshire.
Commemorated : Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

DVR. VINCENT REED HOPKINSON
Sapper 1792142, 238 Field Coy., Royal Engineers,
who died on Friday, 18th June 1943. Age 23.
Son of Ernest and Mary Emma Hopkinson, of Ashover, Derbyshire.
Buried : Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia.

L.CPL. WILLIAM LESLEY HOPKINSON
Lance Corporal 14725247, 4th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment,
who died on Sunday, 19th November 1944. Age 24.
Son of Edward and Annie Hopkinson, of Ashover, Derbyshire.
Buried : Venray War Cemetery, Netherlands.

PTE. BRIAN ALBERT MARRIOTT
Private 14568109, 6th Bn., Green Howards (Yorkshire Regt.),
who died on Monday, 11th September 1944. Age 19.
Son of Abraham and Betty Ethel Marriott, of Ashover, Derbyshire.
Buried : Geel War Cemetery, Geel, Antwerpen, Belgium.

PTE. RONALD MARRIOTT
Private 14578766, 1st Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment,
who died on Wednesday, 14th June 1944. Age 20.
Son of Abraham and Betty Ethel Marriott, of Ashover, Derbyshire.
Buried : Imphal War Cemetery, India.

SIGMN. JOHN ALAN MILLWARD
Signalman 14447149, Royal Corps of Signals,
who died on Friday 30th March 1945. Age 17.
Son of Robert and Eliza Ann Millward of Ashover, Derbyshire.
Cemetery: Ashover Cemetery, Derbyshire, United Kingdom.

PTE. REGINALD LESLIE NIGHTINGALE
Driver 10588576, 11th Inf. Bde. Workshop Coy., Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers,
who died on Wednesday, 22nd September 1943. Age 21.
Son of Albert and Doris Nightingale, of Ashover, Derbyshire.
Buried : Bari War Cemetery, Italy.

PTE. CHARLES EVERARD NORTON
Private 5050975, 2nd Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment,
who died on Tuesday, 19th September 1944. Age 25.
Son of Frank and Ethel Norton, of Ashover, Derbyshire.
Buried : Leopoldsburg War Cemetery, Leopoldsburg, Limburg, Belgium.

CPL. RAYMOND OAKES
Corporal 4978834, 5th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt.),
who died on Thursday, 16th September 1943. Age 23.
Buried : Salerno War Cemetery, Italy.

PTE. ALBERT SANDERS
Private 4987662, 5th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt.),
who died on Wednesday, 15th September 1943. Age 20.
Son of Albert and Ann Sanders, of Ashover, Derbyshire.
Commemorated : Cassino Memorial, Italy.

PTE. SIDNEY TAYLOR
Private 5892243, 5th Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment,
who died on Monday, 28th August 1944. Age 21.
Son of Robert and Mary Alice Taylor, of Ashover, Derbyshire.
Buried : Klagenfurt War Cemetery, Austria.

FUS. FRANK WATSON
Fusilier 14655304, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers,
who died on Sunday, 15th April 1945. Age 19.
Son of Robert and Annie Watson, of Ashover, Derbyshire.
Buried : Becklingen War Cemetery, Germany.

First World War - Second World War

The memorial cross is made of stone from Cocking Tor, and was unveiled by the Duke of Devonshire on 2nd July, 1922.