The War Memorial

Memorials 2014 003

The men of Hollingwood who died in WW1

Frank Alton 9, Lees Buildings
Herbert Copley 11 Canal Row
Albert Cartledge Fowkes, Works Yard
George Hardwick 10 Lees Buildings
Frank Hibbert born at Sycamore Cottage
Arthur Humphreys 5 Canal Row
Harry Humphreys 5 Canal Row
Wilfred Longmate Laburnum Cottage, Hollingwood Common
Harold Marples 17, Hollingwood Common
Robert Watson 14, Hollingwood Common

The Hollingwood estate was not built until after the First World War and the names of those who died are inscribed on the village memorial at Barrow Hill and on the Parish memorial at Staveley.

1957 Dedication WW2 memorial

1957 Dedication of the new WW2 memorial. The names of those who died in WW1 are inscribed on the memorial tablet at Barrow Hill.

 Holl memorial plaque


L Berrisford DT 17 Mar 1944 - Copy


Lance Corporal Leonard Berrisford
4979568, 2nd Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) who died on 23 February 1944. Age 26
Derbyshire Times: 17th March 1944


WW2 Northumberland Fusiliers


Serjeant Arthur Bradbury
4608901, 7th Bn., Royal Northumberland Fusiliers who died on 28 May 1940. Age 35



Briggs DT 27.6.1941 Photo

Gunner Albert Edward Briggs
4974934, 361 Bty., 40 (6th Bn. The Sherwood Foresters [Notts. and Derby Regt.]) Searchlight Regt., Royal Artillery who died on 20 June 1941. Age 25
Derbyshire Times:27th June 1941



Percy FernT 5.12.1941 photo


Private Percy Fern
4862066, 1st Bn., Leicestershire Regiment who died on 12 February 1942. Age 25



Freer photo DT 7.1.1944


Trooper William Henry Freer
7945650, 50th, Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. who died on 10 December 1943. Age 23
Derbyshire Times: 7th January 1944




Flight Sergeant Alan Fretwell
1577087, 582 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on 06 July 1944. Age 23



Gasser JJ photo (2)


Bombardier John George Gasser
876633, 30 Field Regt., Royal Artillery who died on 31 May 1940. Age 24
Derbyshire Times: 20th February 1942


Leonard Hasman (WW2)

Guardsman Leonard Hasman
2658916, 2nd Bn., Coldstream Guards who died on 01 June 1940. Age 19
Derbyshire Times: 21st June 1940
Derbyshire Times: 18th October 1940


B Hansord newspaper cutting - photo


Engine Room Artificer 5th Class Bernard Harry Hansord
P/MX. 61616, H.M.S. Greyhound, Royal Navy who died on 29 May 1940
Derbyshire Times: 7th June 1940


CW Haywood DT 18 July 1941 - Copy


Private Charles William Haywood
4863338, 2nd Bn., Leicestershire Regiment who died on 20 May 1941. Age 28
Derbyshire Times: 18th July 1941
Derbyshire Times: 7th July 1944


G Hibbert newspaper cutting - Copy


Corporal George Arthur Hibbert
4985590, 5th Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment who died on 23 June 1944. Age 20
Derbyshire Times: 14th July 1944


WW2 royal-artillery-cap-badge-lrg


Lance Bombardier John Joseph Hill
851903, 28 Field Regt., Royal Artillery who died on 06 June 1942. Age 25


Knight RM DT 29 Oct 1943 - Copy


Gunner Ronald Marsden Knight
1157076, 11 Field Regt., Royal Artillery who died on 11 October 1943. Age 19

Derbyshire Times: 29th October 1943


Molyneaux photo DT 5.7.1940Leading Signalman John Molyneaux
D/JX 138067, H.M.S. Glorious, Royal Navy who died on 08 June 1940
Derbyshire Times: 5th July 1940
Derbyshire Times: 14th November 1941


GeorgeTurner We do not yet have a positive identification of this man

WW2 Parachute cap badge


Private Frederick Wagstaffe 3968372, 6th (10th Bn. The Royal Welch Fusiliers) Bn., The Parachute Regiment, A.A.C. who died on 05 December 1944. Age 25


WW2 RN-Ratings-Beret-Badge


Able Seaman Derrick Wilson
D/JX 324886, H.M.S. Dundonald, Royal Navy who died on 11 July 1943. Age 22


Not named on the village memorial:



Leading Aircraftman W.Op./Mech. Geoffrey Bradshaw
576169, Royal Air Force who died on 20 August 1942. Age 19
Son of Richard Thomas Bradshaw and Selina Bradshaw, of Hollingwood.