Category Archives: Fred Greaves VC

Honour Our War Heroes

The Star Published on Friday 17 June 2011 10:28 Honour Our War Heroes FEW villages have produced so many heroes. Killamarsh was home to two of the bravest servicemen who ever lifted a rifle. Dozens of others have put their … Continue reading

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Vote For Fred

The Derbyshire Times are running an online vote: ‘Do you agree with a north Derbyshire road being named after VC winner Cpl Fred Greaves?’ So far, 84% have said ‘yes’ and 16% ‘no’ If you would like to vote click … Continue reading

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Campaigners Mark Victory For Heroes

Derbyshire Times Published Date: 04 November 2009 Campaigners mark victory for heroes PROUD campaigners have officially unveiled two plaques to honour two north Derbyshire war heroes as people up and down the country prepare for Remembrance Sunday. Historian Raymond Griffiths, … Continue reading

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Bench Unveiling For Fred Greaves VC – Today In Chesterfield

Received in the Inbox: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:28:27 ‘Hi Just to keep you up-to-date, Hazel Greaves & Paul Holmes MP will be unveiling a bench dedicated to Fred Greaves VC. If anyone wishes to attend, we are meeting at … Continue reading

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Fred Greaves VC

Received in the Inbox: Sun, 4 Oct 2009 18:21:57 ‘Hi I have just spotted your web page about Fred & thought I would say hello. I was the chap who started the road naming campaign last year and I am … Continue reading

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Precedent For Honouring Our Heroes

‘Precedent for honouring our heroes Tribute: William Coffey’s headstone in Spital cemetery Derbyshire Times Published Date: 29 July 2009 SIR – It was good to see a reminder from Sally Mullins (Mailbox, July 23) of the proposed naming of a … Continue reading

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They Know How To Remember A Barlborough Hero

Derbyshire Times Letters Published Date: 23 July 2009 ‘They know how to remember a hero By Submitted Copy SIR — The ongoing quest for recognisition for Fred Greaves,VC, seems to have gone a little quiet recently. Perhaps our council don’t … Continue reading

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Campaign To Rename New Road

Name roads after our VC heroes Published Date: Derbyshire Times 04 September 2008 By Submitted Copy “SIR — I refer to your article (August 28 edition) regarding the campaign to honour Fred Greaves, VC. Why not name the section of … Continue reading

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