Commemorating the life of Edmund John Webb

From towers to trenches, we remember Edmund John Webb

Memorial CandleSeptember’s Branch Autumn Meeting took place at Bradwell. The bells were rung in memory of three WW1 North Bucks ringers: Edmund John Webb from Maids Moreton who died on the 15th August 1915, William George Spires from Bradwell and Anthony Joseph Fennemore from Leckhampstead who both died on the 25th September 1915.

There was a good turnout of ringers and the ringing ranged from Plain Bob to Surprise Minor.

After the ringing more people joined the service which was focused on ringing, ringers and the war.  The Branch WW1 Memorial Candle was lit during the service and information on both men was displayed next to the Candle.

Special Ringing

The following quarter peal was rung to commemorate the death of Edmund John Webb.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Maids Moreton
, Buckinghamshire,
St Edmund
Sunday, 8 November 2015
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor

1 Sue Lucas
2 Ray Vickers
3 Margaret Vince
4 Ann Fletcher
5 Sebastian Lucas
6 Andrew Spencer (C)

Rung on Remembrance Sunday in memory of Fred Rainbow and Edmund Webb, former bell ringers at Maids Moreton, killed in action during the First World War in 1915.