Manchester Universities' Guild of Change Ringers
St Mary the Virgin
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 in 49m (35–0–4 in D♭)
1265 Stedman Caters
1 K George Lee (C)
2 Philippa C M Stokoe
3 Nicole H Rolph
4 Maria T Jorysz
5 David P Lacy
6 Ian H Jorysz
7 Andrew D Ingham
8 Michael F Leese
9 Derek J Thomas
10 James E Hibbert
First of Stedman Caters - 3, 5 and 7.
Rung on the centenary of the death of Second Lieutenant Mark Thomas Washbrook, son of James W. Washbrook. Died of wounds on 21/11/1918, aged 20. East Lancashire Regiment 5th Bn. attd. 11th Bn. Commemorated at Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France.
A Manchester ringer from a ringing family, just before the Armistice he was attending the burial of one of his men when a shell burst close by. Severely wounded in the head, he was taken to hospital in Boulogne, but died of his wounds some days later.
The Weekly Journal for Church Bell Ringers since 1911