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  • photo was originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the great War 1914-1918 in Worksop library.
Person Details
Southwell, Notts
Bernard Harry Stringfellow was born in 1882 in Southwell, Notts. His parents were William and Elizabeth Stringfellow. Out of 11 children that his mother bore, only 7 survived as siblings to Bernard. The head of the household, William had a long career in the police force and by 1901 was a police sergeant living at the police station on Potter Street, Worksop, and 10 years later had retired with a job of porter to the Worksop and Retford brewery supplementing his police pension. About this time, in 1910, Bernard married Ada Webster in Worksop and set up home at 17 Vicars Walk, Worksop, working as a miner. In the short time they had together, they had 3 children, Leonard Harvey, 1912, Gertrued Annie, 1913 and Bernard St Julian, 1915.
21 Oct 1914
32
915288 - CWGC Website
6224
Private
3rd Bn Coldstream Guards
Pte. B. H. Stringfellow Worksop Guardian 17 August 1917 Mrs. Stringfellow, of 77, Potter Street, Worksop, has now received official confirmation of the death of her husband, Pte. Bernard, Harry, Stringfellow, of the 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards. The news is conveyed in a letter from the Record Office of the Coldsfream Guards at Buckingham Gate, S.W.., which states that no further news has been received. Relatives to Pte. Stringfellow, who has been missing since October 21st, 1914, and the Army Council are regretfully constrained to conclude that he is dead, and that the death occurred on that day. The letter also expressed the sympathy of the Army Council with Mrs. Stringfellow in her loss.
CWG additional information:- Son of William and Elizabeth Stringfellow, of 79, Potter St.; husband of Ada Stringfellow, of 77, Potter St., Worksop, Notts. Named on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. His elder brother, Alexander Stringfellow, who prior to the war, had worked in Worksop Post Office, also perished in the war on 6th Dec 1917. Research by Colin Dannatt
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  • photo was originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the great War 1914-1918 in Worksop library.
    Bernard Harry Stringfelllow - photo was originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the great War 1914-1918 in Worksop library.
  • Photo shows the death plaque (dead man's penny ) of Bernard Harry Stringfellow , now at Bassetlaw Museum, Retford . Courtesy of the Bassetlaw Museum.
    Bernard Harry Stringfellow - Photo shows the death plaque (dead man's penny ) of Bernard Harry Stringfellow , now at Bassetlaw Museum, Retford . Courtesy of the Bassetlaw Museum.