WW1 Casualties this month
100 years ago
5th NOVEMBER 1916
Private Benjamin Cross, aged 35, 25th Battalion Australian Infantry
Son of William and Alice Cross of Linville, Queensland, Australia formerly of Ruddington
Buried: Warlencourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais
13th NOVEMBER 1916
Able Seaman Christopher Lawson, aged 22, Anson Battalion Royal Naval Division
Son of Michael and Jane Lawson
Remembered on: Thiepval Memorial, Somme
19th NOVEMBER 1916
Private Ernest Carter, aged 25, 8th North Staffs. (Prince of Wales)
Son of Mrs Carter, Distillery Street, Ruddington, husband of Frances
Buried: Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval, Somme
24th NOVEMBER 1916
Private Samuel Goddard, aged 33, 9th Sherwood Foresters
Son of William and Eunice Goddard, Wilford Road, Ruddington
Buried: Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, Somme
Service of Remembrance
Sunday, 13th November 10.45 a.m.
War Memorial, Ruddington
The service will be followed by Morning Service at St. Peter’s Church.
Members of the public who are driving to the service are asked to park respectfully and to arrive in plenty of time as road closures will be in place for the duration of the event.