Battery Roll of Honour

Those of the Old Leek Battery who did not return home:-

Cpl H Bailey (MM)*, Gnr C O Ball*, Sgt G Bestwick*, Gnr T Cornes, Bdr H Crabtree*, Gnr A Danby, Dvr J Dean, Dvr W Doodson, Gnr S Eccles, Gnr F Gibson, Gnr J T James, Gnr P Kemp, Gnr W Lavery (DCM), Sgt R C Lawrence (MM), Lt G Lewthwaite (MC)*, Bdr R Marshall, Lt B Nicholson*, Gnr J Phillips*, Sgt P Pickford (MM)*, Cpl C Prime (MM)*, Gnr A Rowley, Gnr H Scott, Cpl G Smith, Sgt W Stevenson, Cpl T Watson

* Denotes listed on the Nicholson War Memorial, the remainder will be listed on other local village memorials from outside the immediate Leek District.

Percy Pickford MM

We are grateful to the family of Percy Pickford for the image of Percy below and for the letter received from the King.