Bagshot, St Anne

Three men are listed as having had St Anne’s, Bagshot as their home tower.

  • Private Albert George Knapp † Killed 9 November 1918 — 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers
  • Private Charles William Wood † Killed 24 September 1917 — 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment
  • Bandsman ?William Thomas? Nye — Canadian Band [sic]

Nye’s attestation papers indicate that he was born in Canada but his father lived in Bagshot in 1915 when he joined up.

Several other men rang in Bagshot while stationed close by: Privates Runham (Reading) and Austin (Gloucester), both Coldstream Guards; also Mr Welsby, J H Ridyard and Corporal J W Washbrook of the North Staffordshire Regiment.

Information on the bells and ringers today can be found via the Guildford Diocesan Guild website.

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