1938 – Palmer, Clarence Charles

Source: P Lapworth

Research by Sandra Struggles:

Clarence Charles Palmer of 23 myrtle Grove, Hollingwood spent all his working life with the Staveley Company. During the war he served with the Coldstream Guards.

He died alongside his colleague and friend, Fred Monk and a joint funeral service was held for them at Hollingwood Church

They were buried next to each other at Staveley. Clarence left a widow and was 39 years old.


The location of the artwork dedicated to Clarence was unveiled on 10 December 2020 in Zone 2, see the map here. You can watch a short commemorative film here.


Other Information

Markham Colliery 1938 disaster

List of miners killed and injured in the 1938 disaster

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


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