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1938 – Hardy, Joseph

Derbyshire Times

Mr Joe Hardy (36), of 239, Chesterfield Road, Staveley, was accorded military honours. He was an N.C.O. in 361 Company 40th A.A, Bn, commanding a searchlight detachment as a lance-corporal. After a period of unemployment, he found work at Markham about a year ago. Members of 361 Company under the command of Lt P Chessewright, accompanied the coffin, which was draped with the Union Jack. A service in Trinity Methodist Church was conducted by the Rev. R. A. Crozier.and the hymns “Rock of Ages” and “Jesus, Lover of my Soul” were sung.

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List of miners killed in the 1938 disaster

List of miners killed in the 1938 disaster who were buried in Staveley

 

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