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All Saints' Church - WW2 Roll of Honour

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial roll of honour in All Saints' Church, Sawley, Derbyshire..
Images
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Locations
Last known location:
All Saints' Church
Tamworth Rd (B6540)
Sawley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
NG10 3AT

NGR:
SK 47249 31366
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The rolls are unmounted but at the time of the survey they were leaning against the south wall of the chancel.
Type
Overall type: Roll of honour.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscriptions are legible.


Description:

A roll of honour comprising two separate sheets independently framed and glazed. The sheets are hand produced in black calligraphy and each is in vertical columns ruled into sections for the different services. Within each section on each sheet the names are generally in alphabetical order of family name. There is no indication of whether either sheet is first or second, but one of them contains some boxes ruled in red and labelled as killed in action.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
One sheet Paper 620 460 - Fair
Frame Wood, glass 670 505 25 Fair
Another sheet Paper 580 485 - Fair
Frame Wood, glass 655 555 20 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
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Inscription
One sheet:
PARISH OF SAWLEY
ROLL OF SERVICE
SEPTEMBER 3RD 1939 -AUGUST 15TH 1945.
NAVY ARMY R.A.F.
Reginald G. AllanDonald AllenGeorge L. HartleyFrederick SellarsLeslie Adkin
Ronald T. G. AllanRonald AllenMaurice HaywoodHarold ScottNorman G Archer
Ivan. AllanJ. W. AllenHarold HicktonKeith SetchellK. P. Barker
Gordon ArmstrongD. AmosSamuel J. HigtonPeter SetchellThomas W. Beardmore
Robert BarkerW. J. ApplebyLewis HollingworthLeslie ShirleyS. G. Belcher
C. D. BaylissEdward T. ArundelJoseph HoseleyRobert SimpsonStanley Bestwick
W. M. BoswellFrederick AustinHerbert HoughGeorge G. SmithThomas B. Bond
Ernest ButtlerSamuel J. AustinSydney HoughGeorge W. SmithJohn F Butler
Samuel ButtlerWilliam J. AyreStanley HoweJohn SmithRaymond G. Button
Stanley ClatworthyJohn BarkerJ. C. HudsonMichael SmithC. H. Courtney
Cyril DowningFrank BarkerAlbert HumphreyWm. Denis SmithLeslie Daft
James ElwellFrank BaxterWm. W. JamesWilliam F. SmithEd. Flanagan
Thomas ForbesFred BowdAustin Jervis.George StarbuckWilliam Flint
Thomas A. GreggPeter Kenneth BowerThomas H. JohnsonA. StevensLeslie Frearson
Donald HopkinsonFrederick BowlerRichard JonesN. StockwellStanley Frearson
Albert HoughJohn Brooks.Frank KilbourneKenneth SugarsDenis Gordon
Russell KirklandGordon W. ButlerEric LaneAlan TindellJ. Grimwade
Cyril LeivarsRichard BurkeFrederick LawrenceJohn TowlsonErnest Harris
Philip LeivarsHarold Burrows.Horace Lewin.G. F. Travers.W. J. Haywood.
E. A. D. ParkerDennis J. BywaterWilliam MacmillanAlan TurnerHenry C. Hinds.
James PearceMaurice J. CalvartJob MarsdenHorace VaughanRonald Jarvis
Francis Roger PrattKenneth CarlinAlfred MayDonald WallisGordon Johnson
Geoffrey PriceE. W. ChadwickAlbert E. MeeWilliam J. WalkerRonald Lane
John P. RiceFrederick C. ChessonDonald MillsRonald Watson   Mckay
Donald RobertsThomas CliffordGeorge H. MillsEric WestThomas D. Morris
H. RoperAlan CobbJohn Wm. MillsGoerge WheatleyHarold Mountain
V. RowleyJohn DaintyRobert E. MillsLewis WhiteSyd A. Paulson.
Alan SmithGeorge DakinWilfred MoorcroftWm. Arthur WhiteSamuel Ricketts.
Ivan SmithPeter DodsonWilliam E. NewcombeThomas WilkinsonDenis Scott.
Morris SmithWalter DownFred NichollsD. WilmotDonald Stenson.
Denis StevensonDouglas DowningJohn NobleR. Wilmot.Dennis Sutton
Douglas Williams.Kenneth DowningWilliam Fred PainterDonald G. WoodWilliam N. Thompson
Peter FaulknerHarry PeelJ. J. WoodsBasset N. Tomlinson.
W.L.A.Dennis FisherSamuel F. PeelB. N. WoolleyS. W. Walker
Kathleen ButlerCharles FrassonWilliam F. PepperErnest WrightAlan S. Williams.
Thelma GoodsonEric FrassonThomas H. PerkinsGeorge Wright.
   LawrenceAlbert FreemanBasil B. PollardA. T. YorkW.A.A.F.
Cynthia E. PepperKen GreatorexAlbert E. PrestonW. A. York
Frances S. PepperLeslie A. GrebbyGeorge S. PriorA.T.S.M. Downing
Margaret SimpsonJames A. GordonJames Read.Drucilla HuntMay Graham
John GuildfordThomas RhodesEileen LeivarsMargaret E. Jones
Joseph H. GuildfordHorace Wm RiceMaud E. Mapston
John HainesCecil N. RoeNora Rice
Alfred C. HallamRobert H. Rolfe.Winifred Smith
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Left five columns of the other sheet:
PARISH OF SAWLEY
ROLL OF SERVICE
SEPTEMBER 3RD 1939 -AUGUST 15TH 1945.
NAVY ARMY
Frank BallardHarold AdamsJoe CalladineLeslie GrebbyJoseph Marks
Frank BarkerRonald AdkinRaymond CalladineWilliam F. GuyJob Marsden
Charles BennettJohn D. Allen.Jack Carver.Thomas HackneyGordon Marsh
Cyril BennettLawrence AllenRonald CatorAlfred HadmanReginald Marshall
Eric BurtonRonald AllenJack E ChadwickCecil HalfordAubrey Martin
Harry ChambersStewart AllenWallace ChamberlinKenneth HarrisJack Measures
John CourtneyHarold AndersonPercy CollyerJohn HarrisonGeorge S. Mee
Frederick DavysWilliam AndersonColin ComeryVernon HaslamReginald Mills
James GoodsonJohn AndrewFelix CookGeorge HaylerWilfred Moorcroft
Frank GrocockCharles ArcherHoward S. CookeArthur HaywardK. Moore.
Grenville HallamEdmund ArcherEdwin CookeJohn L. HaywoodArthur Musselwhite
Reginald HaywoodBruce BallKenneth CoulsonRoy HicktonJoseph Naylor
William HinchcliffFrank BallGeorge CowlishamJohn HigtonArthur Newbold.
Raymond HorobinJohn BallHarry CrossFrederick Hill.Frederick Norman
Robert HudsonWm BallangerR. DavisHarry Hinchcliff.John Norman
William JamesFrank Barker.F. DavisJ. Hitchin.John Oates.
John W. LeiversArchibald BartonF. W. Davis.Fredk. Hodson.Kenneth Oldham
Thomas PeelAlbert BatesEric E. DavyGeorge HoleWilliam Oldham
Joseph RobertsJohn W. C. BatesRonald DakinClaude W. HolmeFred Padmore
Wilfred RowbothamWalter L. BatesRalph Derrick.Ernest A. HolmeNorman Park.
Louis ShepherdCleveland BeardDennis DilkesFrank N. HolmeSidney Parker
Edwin ShirleyStanley BeardsleyJack DoughtyReginald HolmeDennis Parker
Aubrey TurnerBernard BeckRobert Dresser.George Hooley.Edgar Parker.
Eric WhiteCyril A. BeckThos. DuckworthJohn S. HulseWilliam Parker
George E. WhiteThomas BeckArthur EatonErnest HorobinThomas Parr.
Arthur BeersJack EdwardsFred HorobinKenneth Peel.
Killed in ActionRonald BeersGeorge EvansArthur HumphreyRichard Peel.
Cyril LeivarsGeorge BennettJohn FairbrothersJohn HumphreyLeonard Potts
Frank PrattJames BeresfordAlbert FairweatherE. HuntStanley Pidcock
Leonard BexonEric FinchArchibald HydenH. Poxon
Thomas BlakemanKenneth FisherPercy JacksonJohn Poxon.
Alfred BlatherwickWilliam FordReginald JacksonThomas Poxon
Albert BosworthThomas ForbesBernard JamesThomas Priest
Harold BosworthArthur FosterHarold JohnsonGeorge Raynes
William BosworthCharles FrearsonLeonard KayRobert Reed
Frank BowdEric FrearsonFrank KilburnStanley Reedman
Frank BowerLeslie R. FrearsonArnold KrauseHenry Redwood
Frank BowlerWalter GantJames LeiversGeorge R. Rice
Charles BramleyJohn H. Gaskin.John LeiversGeorge Richard
Eric BramleyWm. Greaves.Thomas LeiversHarry Richmond
Kenneth BramleyArthur GeesonHorace LeiversJack Riley
Frank BreakwellRonald GeesonArthur LightLionel Rocklye
Henry BuntingJames GrahamSidney LightDouglas Roe
Colin BurkeJoseph GrahamKenneth LofthouseJohn E. Roper
Eric BurkeAlbert GrebbyWilliam LongmoreSamuel Rose
Samuel BuxtonEdward GrebbyAlbert MarksErnest Shaw
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Right four columns of the other sheet:
[ARMY continued] R.A.F.
Thomas RoslingThomas TurnerBarnett AustinIsaac Rice
Harold RoeWilliam TurnerWalter BakerEdward Rocklye
Harold ScottAlbert TwellsNoel P. BarkerWilliam Ryall
Graham ShawGeorge WadeWilliam BatesHarry Salt
Walter ShawFred WagnerLionel Beresford.Frank Sayers.
Alec SillsWalter WakelingSidney BexonKenneth Shuttler
John SmedleyHarry WallaceWilliam BowlerEric Smith
Joseph SmedleyClarence WalkerThomas BywaterWilliam Smith
Albert E. SmithNorman WalkerAlfred CarnabyRobert Statham
Bernard SmithWilfred WalkerLeonard CarverAlbert Sutton
Dennis SmithWilliam WalkerAllen W. CourtHorace Sutton
Frank P. SmithGeorge H. Webb.Dennis DoughtyDouglas Topliss
Frederick SmithAlbert Webster.Kenneth FairbrothersFrancis Topliss
George F. SmithFredk WestmorelandFred FlintEric S. Travis
Hubert SmithCyril WhiteWilliam FreemanEric Turner
John SmithKarl WhittingtonArthur GarnerJoseph Turner
Ronald Smith.Wm WilkinsonEdwin GrahamShirley Turner
Stanley SmithA. S. WilliamsEzra GreggWilliam Turner
Victor SmithJack WilliamsEvan GrundyStanley Tysoe.
Thomas SpeedCharles WilmotHarry HattonCecil Walker
Edward StathamThomas WilmotRobert Harvey.Percy Walker.
William StensonJames WilsonDavid HearnJohn Wright
Horace StevensThomas WinfieldPhilip Heddle[Killed in Action]
John StevensAlbert WrightReginald HicklinJohn Allen
Cyril StevensonArthur WrightCharles HicktonEric Burton
George StevensonBert WrightDerek HoldsworthPeter Dodson
Charles StoreyPhilip WrightKenneth HopkinsJohn A. Downes
John StoreyJack WoodwardSidney HucklesEdwin Graham
Frederick SwiftFrank HumphreyArthur Humphrey
Tim A. Taft[Killed in Action]Reginald JamesRoland Keller
A. TaylorFred ArcherAlbert S. KempBruce Miller
Ronald TaylorColin ComeryArthur LeahyPhilip Rolfe
James TempleBrian DeightonAlbert MaltbyWilliam Smith
Ernest TheobaldFrederick HillWilliam MarksRobert Storry
Frank ThompsonWalter JamesRonald MarplesStanley Tysoe
Raymond ThompsonHarold JohnsonDerek MarriottJohn A. Watson
William ThompsonLeonard KayeErnest Meads
Arthur TiveyWilliam LeivarsDouglas Paling
Dennis ToplissEdward MarsonEric J. OldhamDean Adams
Martin ToplissErnest SharpAlan Pearce.
Robert ToplissJohn F. SmedleyRoy Pearce
G. F. TraversErnest WestmorlandBenjamin Phillips
Eric TurnerReginald Plackett
Jack TurnerDouglas Roe ( )Pritchard Poxon
John S. TurnerEric Reedman
John TurnerLeslie Reedman
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Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died  29  29
Number served and returned 558 558
Total names 587 587
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW2: Sawley with Wilsthorpe Parish Council; Shardlow (later South East Derbyshire) Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Sawley Parish Council; Erewash Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
22nd October, 1962: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1204277.

Unknown date: The church lies within the Sawley Conservation Area.

28th August, 2017: The tablet was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and the inscription was legible.
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