Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Greater Manchester
St George
Saturday, 7 October 2017 in 2h55 (18–0–11 in E)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by James S Wilde
1 Christine Broadley
2 William H Dowse
3 Nina E Brannan
4 David W Friend
5 Alan F Scholfield
6 James E Andrews
7 Andrew C D Mayes
8 Jeffrey Brannan (C)
Specially organised and rung in memory of Private Henry Dowse, Grandfather of William H Dowse (ringer of 2nd) who was killed in action at Ypres 100 years ago today. Henry was born and bred in Hyde, Cheshire and served with the Manchester Regiment where he is commemorated at the Tyne Cot Cemetery in Belgium.
This composition by James Swindells Wilde, another one time Hyde resident, was chosen to mark this occasion.
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