PERKINS, Charles. † ≠ Flight Sgt 2719 RFC died at Cirencester Red Cross Hospital on 28/4/1918 following a flying accident, age 33. Buried Skewen St John’s Churchyard, Nr Neath, S Wales. (Western Mail 3/5/1918 funeral report, listed as ‘On Active Service’ ). b 1885 Featherstone, 1891C at Hathersage. son of John and Martha Perkins, living at that time at Lyncliffe House, Skewen. Brother of Edwin, Lionel, Percy, Sidney and Walter Perkins. does not appear on 1911C. Family lived in Hathersage at least from 1890/1895 as three brothers were born there during this time. Their father was a railway sub-contractor, and presumably was employed on the new line being built through the Hope Valley around this time.
WILSON, Job. b 1884 Castleton lived 1911C at Roslyn Rd, Hathersage, a Gas Works Labourer. Married at Hathersage Church, Nov 1918 to Gladys Annie Ranshaw, working as a servant for the Winders family at Hall Cottage, her father was Rueben Ranshaw, a bricklayer living at Broom Cottage, The Dale. He died in 1929. Job’s father a farmer was Charles Wilson, died 1890, his mother Ann, b Ashopton c 1848. Job listed as Serving with H M Forces, but we have not been able to find any more details. Family Tree shows Job died at Salisbury, Wilts in 1969 and had a son Jack (1920-1938).
WILLIAMS, Thomas David Gordon. PO 2867S Royal Marines Light Infantry. A Bank Clerk, b1884 Peel, Isle of Mann. His father was vicar at Ranmoor Church, Sheffield, married 25/12/1914 at Hathersage to Alice Maude Harrison Unwin b Hathersage 1894, (sister of Stuart Unwin & Frank Unwin). A Freemason initiated into Ancholme Lodge, Brigg on 17/11/1919. An Air Warden in WW2. He died 5/9/1952 at Lascelles Road, Buxton. His wife died 18/8/1973 at Upton by Chester.
RYLANDS, Horace John. Lt 2/1 Cambridgeshire Regt M.G.C. bc1887 Torquay. An Engineer, he married Kate McGillivary (b 1882 Sheffield) at Hathersage Church on 12/6/1917 when she was living at Hathersage. They were later at 50 Crimicar Lane, Sheffield. She died 1948. He died 1961, (registered at Bakewell).
RENDEL, Andrew James. M.C. † ≠ Capt (Acting Maj) RFA. Commissioned 1907, went to France Autumn 1914, awarded M.C. Spring 1916, and shortly afterwards was wounded by shell-shock, Returned to active service early 1917. Died of wounds received on the same day; 29/7/1917. Buried Noeux les Mines Communal Cemetery, near Bethune, France. b1888 Kensington, London, a grandson pf Sir Alexander Rendel, he was educated at Rugby and the Royal Miltary Academy. As a Lieutenant, he married Gladys Louise Romer, b 1889 Marylebone, London, at Hathersage Church on 17/5/1913, while she was living at Nether Hall. Mr & Mrs Fairholme of Nether Hall were witnesses. Two sons of Capt H. A. Hamilton acted as page boys, as reported in SDT 19/5/1913 p9. His obituary was in the Army & Navy Gazette, 7/7/1917 p10 and his photo appeared in the Illustrated London News on 28/7/1917 p18.
THORPE, George. ✟ Pte 7300 KOYLI, Captured Mons 24/8/1914. POW Rohrbeck Camp, supposedly died of wounds 25/10/1917, although according to POW records he was captured uninjured. Buried; Berlin South-Western Cemetery, Germany. b1885, lived at 44 Wallace Road, Sheffield (his sister’s address). He may have been a serving soldier prior to the outbreak of the war, brother of Frederick and Charles. their father John, b Hathersage in 1855, lived at Bean Row Hathersage in 1861C and died in Sheffield 27/5/1915.
THORPE, Charles. ✟ Pte 66439 1/6 Bn Northumberland Fusiliers. KIA 11/4/1918, remembered on the Ploegstreet Memorial, panel 2. b1899, lived at 44 Wallace Road, Sheffield (his sister’s address), brother of Frederick and George Thorpe. Their father John, b Hathersage in 1855, lived at Bean Row, Hathersage in 1861C and died 27/5/1915 in Sheffield.
TEASDALE, Edward. ✟ L/Cpl 25914 East Yorks Regt. 53345 D.L.I. KIA 9/10 April 1917, remembered on Arras Memorial, France. b1881 Sheffield, and lived at 124 Carr Road, Walkley. He married Mary Ann Travis b1871 at Tean, Staffs, a school teacher living at Ranmoor Hill, Hathersage. 1911C she was living with the Teasdale family in Sheffield. The couple later moved to Hull.
NEILL, Harry. ✟ Sgt 12/193 York & Lancs (Sheffield Battalion), A Coy, KIA 1/7/1916 age 41. Buried Queens Cemetery, Puiseux. b1874 Sheffield, son of Robert Renton & Emily Margaret Neill, of 21 Whitworth Road, Ranmoor, Sheffield. 1911C a tailor, living at Nether Padley, with his parents, brother & sister. There is a plaque in St Helen’s Church, Grindleford, commemorating him and the fact that he used to preach there.