Cheslyn Hay Local History Society – 9th November 2020

This Remembrance Sunday at the 11th hour we are remembering everyone who gave their lives fighting for their country.
Below are the 57 men on our War Memorial who died in action.


 JOSEPH MASTERS                            HARRY RAINBOW
GEORGE SMITH                                JOHN HAYCOX
WILLIAM WITHNALL                      CHARLES E TOMLINSON
HARRY BREVITT                              JOHN RIDGWAY
BENJAMIN SMITH                            ALBERT E DAWKINS
PERCY RAINBOW                             WALTER BICKLEY
JOHN LOCKETT                                 RONALD A KNOX
SAMSON FARNELL                           REGINALD THOMPSON ROWLEY
GEORGE FARNELL                            HARRY GRIFFITHS
CHARLES HICKMAN                        WALTER OWEN
RICHARD FARNELL                          ERNEST ROBINSON
JOSEPH THOMAS HOLLAND          JOHN BROWN
FREDERICK BOUCHER                    CHARLES H WHITEHOUSE
JOB WHITEHOUSE                            WILLIAM HOLT
WILLIAM POTTS                                ARNETT ALBERT GRIPTON
THOMAS RUSSELL                           THOMAS CARVER
HAROLD KENDALL                          ALBERT BENTON
RICHARD FRANKS                            ERNEST ROOBOTTOM
JOHN H MANN                                   CVT HAWKINS
GEORGE ROLAND BENTON           ALBERT RUSSELL
GEORGE H DAVIES                           GEORGE LOCKLEY
HAROLD SMITH                                EDWIN MORRIS
JACK SHORTER                                 GEORGE WHITEFIELD BOWEN
ROBERT MITCHELL                          JAMES ERNEST BOWEN
WILLIAM ASKEY                              WILLIAM TAPLIN
CLARENCE PARSONS                      WILLIAM WILLIAMS
WILLIAM ROBERT BOWEN            THOMAS BOSWORTH
WALLACE T LAWSON                      JOSEPH STOKES  

FRANK RAINBOW

JOHN ANSELL                                   JAMES BLAND
SELWYN  H BROUGH                      JAMES E DEVALL
SIDNEY M DUNN                             KENNETH G GRIFFITHS
JOHN  HICKS                                    RONALD PLANT
JOHN H POWELL                             ARTHUR SEERS
JOSEPH STOKES                              ROBERT C PERKS
ALEC WEBB                                     FRANK D F C WILLIAMS
HAROLD DOWNTON
   

 

What Happened This Week 50/100 years ago…by Mike Belcher

Cannock Advertiser  5th November 1970  Description of the Cheslyn Hay youth club’s Halloween Night.

5th November 1970  The waiting list for Cheslyn Hay’s playgroup at the Salem Schoolroom has become so great that the organisers will be holding more sessions a week to cope. Full details.

Cannock Advertiser  6th November 1920   Full story of the regrettable incidents which occurred in the Penkridge Charity Cup match between Cannock Discharged Soldiers and Cheslyn Hay United on Cannock Wake Monday. Oct 23rd.
 6th November 1920   The weekly meeting of the Cheslyn Hay Literary and Debating Society took the form of a “Mock Parliament”, with details of the speakers and the outcome.

6th November 1920  Details of the marriage of Miss. Ruby L. Hosegood of Dorset House, Cheslyn Hay.
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