Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Saturday, 10 November 2018 in 37m (5–2–19 in B)
1296 Hathern Surprise Minor
1 Lesley Tucker
2 Hilary Beresford
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Nigel Birt
5 Graham Tucker
6 Donald Carter (C)
Rung as part of the nation's commemoration of the centenary of the Armistice marking the end of World War 1. Remembering Rifleman Philip Birt of the 11th Battalion Rifle Brigade, killed in action at Mametz Wood on 25th August 1916, aged 25. Buried Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval on the Somme. Uncle of 4.
"Be thou faithful unto death and I will give thee a crown of life"
"We will remember them"
Completes Devon 6's to quarter peals (again) - 3,4,5.
300th on a November day - 6
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