Quarndon-Book of Remembrance

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Reference WMO/294416


St Paul's Church

Church Road


DE22 5JB


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
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  • Paper Paper
Lettering: Other
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A leather bound book comprising fourteen pages of heavy cartridge paper, with end papers.  The listing for each of the two wars is preceded by a page of illuminated calligraphy in red ink. Each individual page is written in upright sentence case calligraphy, the names in red ink and other notes generally in black ink. The Altar Cross refernced on page 5 is WMO/294417
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Page 1-FROM/ QUARNDON//             1914-1918; Pages 2 to 17- [WW1 names]; Page 18 to 19- 1939-1945; Page 20- [blank]; Pages 21 to 28- [WW2 names]

Page 2 [Blank]; Page 3- William Arthur Charles Boissier/ Lieutenant,/ Royal Marine Artillery.// Accidentally drowned off Belgium./ 27th. July, 1917./ 27 years of age.; Page 4- Harry Bull/ Sergeant,/ Sherwood Foresters.// He was the first to go from this/ village to the war.; Page 5- Erskine Alick Crossley/ Captain.// Church Warden./ Died 3rd. April, 1920, from wounds/ Buried in Quarndon church yard./ The Altar Cross/ was given in his memory.; Page 6- Frederick Dorell/ 4th. Bedfordshire Infantry.; Page 7- Eric Dunstan; Page 8- William Fowke// Educated at Quarndon School./ Gassed in France./ Died 28th. August, 1919./ Buried at Burton-on-Trent cemetery.; Page 9- Tom Harness/ Australian Infantry; Page 10- Joseph Heathcote/ Private,/ 3rd. North Staffordshire.// Educated at Quarndon School./ Died from fever, 12th Feb, 1917. Aged 32./ Buried in Horninglow church yard.; Page 11- Reginald Smith Hood/ Private,/ 9th. Sherwood Foresters.// In the Church choir./ Killed on landing at Dardanelles,/ 9th August, 1915.; Page 12-Harry Moorcroft/ Post Office Rifles./ Taught at Quarndon School./ Member of the choir./ Killed at Levée Wood on the Somme, 1916.; Page 13- William Frederick Pearce/ 2nd Leinster Regiment.// Killed 12th. April, 1917/ Buried in Lieven Cemetry, France./ 23 years of age.; Page 14- Horace Revitt/ 5th. Sherwood Foresters.; Page 15- Ernest Ride/ 2/8 London Regiment./ Educated at Quarndon School and/ member of the choir./ Killed at Bullecourt, 14th June, 1917.; Page 16- Alfred William Scott// Educated at Quarndon School and/ member of the choir./ Died 11th. March, from wounds. Aged 37./ 1920;        Page 17- George Winson/ 3rd. South Staffordshire.; Page 21- Eric Broadhead/ Gunner R.A.F.// Lost his life while on operations/ over Germany./ Between May, 23rd. & 24th. 1942./ Aged 21 years./ Page 22- David Brown/ Private.//Killed on Active Service.; Page 23- Charles Burton/ Ft. Sergeant R.A.F.// Lost his life while on operations/ over Germany:/ Between August, 23rd. & 24th. 1943./ Aged 29 years.; Page 24-Ewart Holmes/ Private,/ Royal Scots Fusiliers.// Killed in action in action in North West./ Europe./ July, 20th. 1944./ Aged 28 years.; Page 25- John Irwin/ Ft. Sergeant R.A.F.// Lost his life while on operations/ over Germany:/ Between July, 9th. & 10th. 1943./ Aged 37 years.; Page 26- Walter Jaffrey/ Private,/ 2nd. Royal Warwicks.// Killed in action in North West/ Europe./ July, 20th. 1944./ Aged 28 years.; Page 27- Francis Sale Knighton./ F/O R.A.F.V.R./ (Coastal Command)/ Lost his life off the coast of/ North Africa./ March, 7th. 1944./ Aged 21 years.; Page 28- Walter Edward Stone/ Private./ 4th. Battalion Royal Berkshires.// Died of wounds as a result of/ enemy action./ September, 30th. 1940./ Aged 23 years.

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