Abner Edwin Sanders

Herbert Selby

Charles Sellors

John Shaw

Harry Shepherd

John Cecil Shipway

John William Simpson

Frank Sims

Frederick Skidmore

Percival Henry Slater

William Slater

Gerald Smith

John Alfred Smith

Charles Spencer

Charles Edgar Spencer

George Charles Spencer

William Arthur Spencer

William Henry Spencer

William Henry Spendlove

Eric William Parker Stamper

Thomas Stephenson

Albert Edward Stevens

Samuel Arthur Stone

Charles Stone

George William Stone

Frederick Street

Anthony Herbert Strutt

William Albert Sunderland

Arthur Swindall

James Swinscoe

Ernest Taylor

George William Taylor

Joseph Taylor

Herbert Throw

John Arthur Tomlinson

Arthur Tomlinson

George Topham

John Wilfred Topham

Thomas Turner


John Cecil Shipway

24th Battalion Victoria Rifles Canadian Infantry

Killed in action by machine gun bullets leading his men in an attack at Cherisy on Wednesday 28th August 1918.

Cherisy village was captured by the 18th Division on Thursday 3rd May 1917, but lost the same night. It then remained in German hands until it was retaken by the Canadian Corps on Tuesday 27th August 1918.

Burial Place

He is buried a few yards from where he fell in the Quebec Cemetery Cherisy France.




John was the son of the late Frank and Ann Shipway, of Bridge Street Belper and the husband of Hetty Shipway (nee Watson), of 44, Fieldhead Rd., Sheffield, they were married in January 1918.


Before the war he had worked as a traveller for B K Morton and Company engineers of Sheffield and Canada, he was a fine cricketer and footballer having played for Westmont Cricket Club Montreal during a three year stay in Canada before the war.

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