Ypres Bell Ringers Guild
St George
Sunday, 11 November 2018 in 2h 47 (6–1–11 in B)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Charles Middleton, arr Henry Johnson
1 Ian G Campbell
2 Nicola D Bright
3 Thirza R de Kok
4 Joanna K Dorling
5 Paul M de Kok
6 Mathew Williams
7 Harm Jan A de Kok (C)
8 Alan Regin
Rung half muffled, remembering the fallen.
In particular Private John Henry Parr, died 21st August 1914, believed to be the first British Soldier killed by enemy action in WWI, Private George Edwin Ellison, died 11th November 1918, believed to be the last British Soldier killed by enemy action in WWI, Private George Lawrence Price, 28th Bn. Canadian Infantry, died 11th November 1918, believed to be the last British Empire Soldier killed by enemy action in WWI, Sgt Henry N. Gunter, died 11th November 1918, believed to be the last American Soldier killed by enemy action in WWI, at 10.59am, and Able Seaman Harold Edgar Walpole of Geddington, Northamptonshire, RNVR, Anson Bn. died 11th November 1918, believed to be the last bellringer battle casualty of WWI.
Their name liveth for evermore

This performance is linked to the event Ringing for the Centenary of the WWI Armistice.

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