Brunswick Wesleyan chapel, Macclesfield

Roll of Honour

Brunswick, Macclesfield. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 50) | Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2018
Brunswick, Macclesfield. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 50)
Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2018

This roll of honour is of interest in that it records two of the fallen as being missing. Their bodies had not been found by 1929.

Pte. J. Crowder 9th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers

Pte. E. Davies 14613 13th Bn. Cheshire Regt.

2nd Lieut. H. Davenport Royal Garrison Artillery

Pte. W. Davenport 34984 9th Bn. South Lancashire Regt.

L/Cpl. James Leo Davenport 200704 2/5th Bn. North Staffordshire Regt.

Pte. F. Hall 291460 1/7th Bn. Cheshire Regt.

Pte. W. Hammond 206880 Motor Transport, Army Service Corps

Lieut. R. Meek  5th Bn. British West Indies Regt.

L/Corp. H. Nield 1759 1/7th Bn. Cheshire Regt.

Pte. F. Nield 49300 1st Bn. Cheshire Regt.

Pte. Frank Newton 45002 1/5th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers (Marked as missing, his body was subsequently recovered and buried in Poelcapelle British Cemetery)

Pte. D. Rose 202521 1/4th Bn. South Lancashire Regt.

Gunner J. Rose 33510 Machine Gun Corps

Sergt. A. Scragg 8998  Cheshire Regt.

Pte. Herbert Taylor 49046 1st Bn. Cheshire Regt.

Pte. Harry Taylor 45040 1/5th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers (Marked as missing, his body was never recovered, so he is remembered at Tyne Cot as having no known grave)

Pte. H. Thompstone  Motor Transport, Army Service Corps

Pte. J. Turner  9th Bn. Cheshire Regt.

Pte. J. Worral 13644 6th Bn. East Lancashire Regt.

The chapel had a full roll of honour, listing both the 19 men who died and the 112 who returned, and also a memorial window. Although the church closed in 1986, these memorials still exist, and may be seen at

http://macclesfieldreflects.org.uk/memorials/macclesfield/brunswick-wesleyan-methodist/

Additional source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

 

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