Extracts from Newspapers re Palterton 1925 to 1930

Lt. Col. F.M.Dick.,M.C., T.D., commanding the 6th. Batt. Sherwood Foresters, on Sunday afternoon, unveiled a memorial to the twelve men of Palterton, who fell in the Great War.  The memorial consists of a gray (sic) granite obelisk, and the names of the fallen inscribed on the base of the memorial are :
G. Wilson, C. Middleton, F. Wilcockson, W. Shaw, H. Townsend, H. Machin, B. Hallett, T. Nuttall, A. Chappell,
G. Richards, C. Hallett and A. Heald
, of whom it is recorded "And they loved not their lives unto the death."
The Bolsover Colliery Silver Prize Band was in attendance, and, playing the Dead March in Saul, headed a procession of ex-service men, members of the War Memorial Committee and Sunday School scholars.  The memorial was dedicated by the Vicar of Scarcliffe, the Rev. S. Biss, and at the conclusion of the ceremony the Last Post and Reveille were sounded by Buglers from the 6th. Batt. Sherwood Foresters.
Source: Nottingham Evening Post, Monday 24 August 1925.

Extracts from Newspapers re Palterton 1925 to 1930


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