Fairfield, Buxton

Photo:Fairfield, Buxton. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 145)

Fairfield, Buxton. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 145)

Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2018

Roll of Honour

By Philip Thornborow

The current Methodist church in Fairfield is modern. The chapel attended by those listed on the Roll of Honour was built in 1887. The fourteen men remembered are

Pte John Bainbridge DMC/129563 630th MT Coy, Army Service Corps

Pte George W. Blackwell 21992 7th Bn. Northamptonshire Regt.

Corp. John Blackwell 266607 16th Bn. Sherwood Foresters

L/Cpl Percy W. Clarke 36724 10th Bn. Sherwood Foresters

2nd Lieut. Robert Ivan Doncaster 15th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers died 1 July 1916 aged 19

Pte William Gent 60596 1st Bn. Sherwood Foresters

Pte. Harry Lomas G/4853 13th Bn. Middlesex Regt.

AB Fred McCrerie Z/5287 Drake Bn. Royal Naval Division died 23 April 1917 aged 29

Pte Frank Midgley 276350 1/7th Bn. Manchester Regt. died 28 September 1918 aged 21

Herbert Moss   Born in Buxton 1897. Unable to identify any further details

Pte Reginald Pascoe 276205 Nottinghamshire Yeomanry

Corp. Harry Sellers G/4866 11th Bn. Middlesex Regt.

L/Cpl Ernest Street 39002 5th Bn. Royal Berkshire Regt.

Pte Clifford Wardle 202032 1/9th Bn. Royal Scots

 

The ten men not given a date of death above are described in full at

http://www.thestensons.co.uk/the-fallen-a-z/

The other four had moved away from Buxton before their enlistment.

Additional source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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