Gloucester & Bristol Diocesan Association
Woodchester, Gloucestershire
St Mary
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 (9–3–23 in G)
1320 Norwich Surprise Minor
1 Steve Coleman (C)
2 Angie Ayling
3 Sue Pouncey
4 Sue Coleman
5 John Hale
6 David Pouncey
Rung to commemorate the death on 19th April 1917 of Pte. Henry Flerty,(Great Grandfather of 3), 1st/5th Bn. Norfolk Regiment, during the Second Battle of Gaza, Palestine. The Battalion took a redoubt with the assistance of a tank and the Camel Corps, but were targeted by Turkish artillery fire and sustained heavy losses before having to retreat. Henry is commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial, as his body was never found.
The Weekly Journal for Church Bell Ringers since 1911