Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Holy Cross
Saturday, 10 November 2018 in 2h 51 (14 in F)
5040 Minor
720 Grandsire Minor, 1440 Plain Bob Minor, 2160 St Clements College Bob Minor, 720 Double Oxford Bob Minor
1 Aaron L Moulder
2 Robert J Wellen
3 Ian D Tucker
4 Kevin J Musty
5 Michael T Howes
6 Paul V W Feast (C)
Rung half muffled to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of the Great War 1914 - 1918 and all those who died in action.
Also dedicated to the memory of Private Arthur Charles Janes, a member of East Brent, Bath and Wells Diocesan Association of Change Ringers, killed in action 13th May 1915. Arthur was a soldier of the 9th Queens Royal Lancers, one of the regiments which later formed the 9th/12th Royal Lancers in which the ringer of the 5th served for 22 years.
Arthur was a reservist, he had been a 9th Queen's Royal Lancer. He was recalled to service mobilised as reservists having a commitment to serve with the ‘colours’. The regiment departed for Flanders in the August of 1914, Arthur was killed in action on 13th May 1915. He is buried at the Divisional Collecting Post Cemetery and Extension, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
He is entitled to the 1914 star – victory and war medal.

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

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