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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #19 on: September 25, 2015, 05:50:20 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about Jack Hardy, the seventeenth man linked with Marple to die during WWI.

Jack was born in Kensington, Middlesex, and enlisted in Oxford. In August 1914 he married Francis Goodall, daughter of the vicar of St. Thomas's in High Lane, and found his way onto the Marple war memorial and the one at High Lane as a result of this link.

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about Jack Hardy has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 4-5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #18 on: August 07, 2015, 07:39:29 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about Carlos Bates, the sixteenth man from Marple to die during WWI.

Carlos was one of only two Marple men to survive unscathed the fighting on 4th June that killed or wounded seven others (Killed in Action: Arthur Hayes, Edmund Young, Willie Ward, Died of wounds: Oswald Carver. Wounded: Arthur Stott, Norman Ward, Eric Waine. Survived uninjured: Douglas Ward.)

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about Carlos Bates has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 4-5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #17 on: July 08, 2015, 06:52:55 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about Arthur Hayes, the fifteenth man from Marple to die during WWI.

Arthur was seriously wounded during the same fighting on 4 June 1915 that claimed the lives of Oswald Carver and Willie Ward but somehow hung on until 8 July, 100 years ago today, before finally succumbing to his wounds.

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about Arthur Hayes has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 4-5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #16 on: July 04, 2015, 06:45:06 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about Charles Slater, the fourteenth man from Marple to die during WWI.

A young man with his life in front of him, Charles was concerned about being wounded in the face and spoiling his good looks. So it's ironic that after several near misses on his way to the front he would die of rifle wounds to his face and neck once he arrived in the trenches. Charles was 19 years old and worked at the Goyt Mill before enlisting.

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about Charles Slater has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 4-5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #15 on: June 20, 2015, 05:21:02 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about Joseph Ardern, the thirteenth man from Marple to die during WWI.

Joe, who was only 19 when he was killed, looks just a boy in this photo with his proud parents Richard and Hannah. All Saints' Church can be made out in the background and the photo must have been taken somewhere off Hibbert Lane when it was still largely open fields.

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about Joe Ardern has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 4-5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #14 on: June 10, 2015, 06:19:28 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about Edmund Turner Young, the twelfth man from Marple to die during WWI.

Although this has been posted on the date that the official records say Edmund was killed (10 June), the 127th Brigade was in reserve at that time and evidence shows that he took part in a big advance on 4 June 1915 and was killed in the early hours of the next morning. This means that Edmund actually lost his life in more or less the same action as Willie Ward and Oswald Carver.

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about Edmund Turner Young has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #13 on: June 07, 2015, 06:50:31 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about Oswald Armitage Carver, the eleventh man from Marple to die during WWI.

The second grandson of Thomas Carver to give his life for his country, Oswald died of wounds received on 4 June 100 years ago today.

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about Oswald Armitage Carver has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #12 on: June 04, 2015, 06:20:33 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about William Emerson Ward, the tenth man from Marple to die during WWI.

At only 18, Willie was Marple's youngest casualty of the war so far. He was killed after being separated from his best mate, who was wounded in the same fighting.

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about William Ward has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2015, 08:53:09 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about Arthur Rhodes, the ninth man from Marple to die during WWI.

Arthur was probably the first Marple man to volunteer and much was written about him in the local papers of the time. It's worth reading the book Remembered to learn more about his escapades, and it's hard to do justice on a small A5 card to the amount of information that was published.

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about Arthur Rhodes has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2015, 06:43:30 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about John Eustace, the eighth man from Marple to die during WWI.

John from Hawk Green had already seen 8 years of service and was called up as a reserve at the start of the war while he was working as a chauffeur. He was badly wounded in the face on 2nd May and had also received a bayonet wound to the arm. He suffered for 16 days and although his wife was able to see him before he died, she never found out exactly how he'd received his wounds (he was probably unable to speak) and he passed away while she was out of the room.

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about John Eustace has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2015, 07:12:24 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about Geoffrey Hamilton Bagshawe, the seventh man from Marple to die during WWI.

Despite the surname, Geoffrey was a member of the Carver family, being the son of Ernest and grandson of Thomas. Geoffrey’s family owned 9 acres of land around Hollins House and when it was offered for use as a War Memorial Park his father Ernest donated 4½ acres and asked 1 penny per square yard for the remainder.

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about Geoffrey Hamilton Bagshawe has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2015, 07:01:48 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about Frank Bradshaw-Isherwood, the sixth man from Marple to die during WWI.

Frank was possibly the most well-known of Marple's men to fall during the war but his rank and position didn't protect him from a similar fate to many others. A career soldier since the age of 22, Frank had been in the army for 23 years and was a veteran of many overseas campaigns. Frank's body was never found and his wife Kathleen used her influence to get his name added to the Menin Gate. 

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about Frank Bradshaw-Isherwood has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2015, 07:07:28 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with details of some rather different casualties of World War I this morning.

100 years ago today the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German submarine, claiming the lives of a young Marple family of four and many others civilians. The Booth-Jones family lived at Prospect House, Strines, before moving to London as the family antiques business prospered. They were returning from a combined business trip and holiday in the USA.   

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about the Booth-Jones family's fate has now been added.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2015, 06:43:02 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about Joseph McDermott, the fifth man from Marple to die during WWI.

Joe’s family paid £12 10s for his body to be transported home for the first ever Military Funeral seen in Marple, which was organised on a grand scale. The roads from Marple down to St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church were lined with people to watch Marple Band, Marple Boy Scouts, injured soldiers from Brabyns Hall and local soldiers home on “furlong” escort Joe’s body.

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about Joe McDermott has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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Re: Marple WWI Timeline display in Marple Memorial Park
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2015, 05:45:36 AM »
Friends of Marple Memorial Park's WWI Timeline Tribute display in the park has been updated with information about Robert Ashton, the fourth man from Marple to die during WWI. Although Robert's official date of death is 6 March 1915, local WWI author Andy Cook believes the action in which he was killed took place on 6 May 1915 and the official date is in error, as there was no fighting on 6 March.

The display is fixed to the railings in front of Hollins House in the park. It starts on the far left with an A4 poster explaining what's happening and an information card about Robert Ashton has now been added. Cards about the remaining men will be added progressively over the next 5 years on the 100th Anniversaries of their recorded dates of death.

You can read more about this on the Friends of the Park web site in the WWI Heritage section:

http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/wwi-heritage.html

You can also follow the Timeline on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarpleWWI and on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/marplewwitimeline

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