Southwell and Nottingham Diocesan Guild
Wellow, Nottinghamshire
St Swithin
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 (6–2–5 in A)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Jane A Aked
2 Philip R Wild
3 Colin Aked
4 J Stuart Brown
5 Luke Heaton
6 John Ottaway (C)
Rung on the 100th anniversary of the death of Private Alfred Crowder 203060 1/4th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers who died aged 24 on 12 June 1918. Alfred was the son of James and Mary Crowder and the brother of John, James Alfred (killed in action 25/9/1917), Miriam and Charles Crowder. Alfred was born in 1894, one of eight children and lived in Frisby's Yard, now the car park of The Maypole Inn. Before joining up he worked as a farm labourer. Albert was wounded in fighting to the east of Paris and subsequently died of his wounds. Initially buried in St Dizier (La Noue) Communal Cemetery, on 22 May 1953 he was transferred and reburied at Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery, Seine-et-Marne, France. Commonwealth Grave No 574123
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