Cathedral
Monday, 4 May 2015 in 57m (37–2–17)
1328 Plain Bob Major
1 Julie Bell
2 Barbara Davies
3 Jeg Gray
4 William Davidson
5 Stephen B Bell
6 Howard E J Smith
7 Matthew D Hetherington
8 Peter K D Dawson (C)
Today the bells of this Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas were ringing as part of “Ringing to Remember” the Durham & Newcastle Association of Church Bellringers First World War Ringing Commemoration.
On this day one hundred years ago a bellringer from St. George’s Church, Jesmond was killed. We ring to celebrate his life and the ultimate sacrifice that he made.
Private Ernest Ranson Mundle.
Ernest was the son of Arthur Mundle and Annie of 42 St. George’s Terrace, Jesmond. He was born in Winlaton and left England on 3rd. May 1912 on The Empress of Ireland bound for Quebec in Canada he lived at Melville in Saskatchewan until enlisting at Camp Valcartier in Quebec. He served in the 5th. Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Ernest is buried in Bailleul Cemetery in France. Grave II.A.170. His name is recorded on the ringers plaque in this Cathedral.
Ernest Mundle we have remembered you

This performance is linked to the event Durham & Newcastle Diocesan Association — Ringing to Remember.

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