Manchester Universities' Guild of Change Ringers
Oldham, Greater Manchester
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.