On the morning of 27 April another half muffled Quarter Peal was rung on the bells of St Mary’s Church Adderbury to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Private Ronald Leonard Pargeter, 2nd Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment) 25 Brigade, 8th Division, who was killed in action in the Somme on 27 April 1918 (aged 19). Private Pargeter was the last of the Adderbury Morris Boys to be killed during the war, his brother Percy having been the first.

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