Belper, Pottery Chapel

Roll of Honour

Pottery Chapel, Belper. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 152) | Trustees for Methodist Church purposes, 2018
Pottery Chapel, Belper. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 152)
Trustees for Methodist Church purposes, 2018

The following eleven men are listed on a note.

Mechanic George Brown 78600 Royal Flying Corps

Pte. William Caudwell 2101 5th Bn. Sherwood Foresters

Pte Ernest Cooper [probably 201915] Sherwood Foresters

Rifleman Ormond Gration 5538 10th Bn. Rifle Brigade

Pte. William A. Holland 23558 Grenadier Guards

Pte James Liggett 26379 11th Bn. North Staffordshire Regt.

Pte. George Marsh 2625 5th Bn. Sherwood Foresters

Pte William H. Needham 65486 Northumberland Fusiliers

Pte. Samuel A. Stone 141998 101st Field Coy. Royal Engineers

Pte. Joseph Taylor 2073 Sherwood Foresters

Pte. William Wheatley 11th Bn. Sherwood Foresters

 

Full details of these men, except William H. Needham, may be found at http://belperinwartime.org/memorial.html

The war memorial from this chapel appears now to be in St. John’s Church, and a photograph was available until recently at https://derbyshirewarmemorials.wikispaces.com/Belper%2C+St+John%27s+Chapel

William H. Needham is not listed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission as a casualty. He was born in Belper in April 1890, and there is evidence that he married, had at least three children, and lived until 1970.

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