Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Swanage, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 31 July 2017 in 48 mins (22–0–24)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Mike Jenkins
2 Sally Jenkins
3 Tricia Stephens
4 Eddie Dicken
5 Phil Stephens
6 David Haysom
7 Phil Miles (C)
8 Martin Wickham
Rung half muffled in memory of Private Harry Mitchell, Service No 29947, Somereset Light Infantry "A" Coy, 8th Bn, who was killed on the first day of the Battle of Passchendaele, 31st July 1917, aged 27. He is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (panel 21).
Harry Mitchell was a Swanage bellringer, the son of Clifford and Maria Mitchell of Cornwall Villa, Queen's Road East, Swanage. Born: Swanage. Enlisted: Swanage, Resided: Swanage.
When You Go Home, Tell Them Of Us And Say, For Your Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today.