Currock Wesleyan Methodist Church


Currock Wesleyan, Carlisle Roll of Honour. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 12)
Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2016

The list sent from Currock Wesleyan Methodist Church, in Carlisle, contains 34 names. Seven men died, and a further twenty-seven returned.

The dead were:

Private Arthur Swinglehurst,  1st Bn. King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Died 3 Oct 1918 aged 22 (not West Cumberland Yeomanry as typed here)

Private David Raphael, 1/8th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Died 23 May 1915 aged 24

Private William Browning Wilson, R.A.M.C. Died on board HM Hospital Ship Galeka, mined at Le Havre 28 Oct 1916

A/B John William Marsden, Howe Bn. R.N. Division  Died 13 Nov 1916

Albert Bell,  no record of this man can be found serving with the Cameron Highlanders or the Cameronians. His name does appear on the Upperby War Memorial in Carlisle.

Sergeant William Waddington, 11th Bn. Border Regt. Died 1 July 1916, aged 25. He was awarded the Military Medal

Fred Goodyer,  no information can be found.

The chapel does not appear to have had a war memorial.

Additional source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission.


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  • The men who returned were:

    John Grant 4th East Lancashire Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
    G.H. Smith 4th Bn. Border Regt.
    Westie Stone West Cumberland Yeomanry
    Frank Byers Motor Machine Gun Service
    Thomas Jackson 4th East Lancashire Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
    Robert English 4th Bn. Border Regt.
    Alfred Pickersgill Royal Engineers
    Morley Stobbart Royal Engineers
    William Watt King’s Own Scottish Borderers
    Stanley Kerr 11th Bn. Border Regt.
    George Lewis 4th East Lancashire Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
    John Coulthard Army Ordnance Corps
    Robert Coulthard 4th Bn. Border Regt.
    John Hayston Royal Garrison Artillery
    Matt Hutchinson Royal Garrsion Artillery
    William E. Casson Army Service Corps
    Frank Goodfellow Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
    Addison Napier Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
    William Chambers Royal Marine Light Infantry
    Albert Brown 4th Bn. Border Regt.
    Harry Lynn
    Richard Jenkinson Lancashire Fusiliers
    Ernest Tinkler Royal Engineers
    John J. Turner Border Regt.
    Chris Beaty 4th Bn. Border Regt.
    Thomas Ryan 4th Bn. Border Regt.
    George Holliday

    By Philip Thornborow (20/12/2018)

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