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Cinderford Miners Welfare Football Club Season 1940-41

Miners Welfare football team

Back row (left to right): W. Nelmes (President-overcoat), R. Barnard (Hon. Sec.,player), R. Popejoy (player), R. Webb (player), G.Cook (military uniform), D. Morgan (player, goalie), Mr C. Willstead (suited, wearing glasses). N. Lees (player), K. Parsons (player), F. Edwards (Chairman, player), Mr. A. Wheeler (raincoat).
Front row (left to right): K. Gazzard (player), A. Webb (player), M. Ellway (Capt., player), G. Gazzard (player), H. Webb (player).
Thanks also to Robin Phelps.

Oscar Harry added (October 2015): "... would like to know whether or not the Gazzard's are related.? Gerry I knew pretty well as have lived in Penzance a long time (now 78) and believe it or not played once against him in a friendly game. Would be interested in any more info you can supply. Gerry Gazzard later joined the Navy". - If you can help please click the link below - Ed.

Alan Cook added (March 2016): "...I'm Gilbert Cook's son and live in France. ... He's the only one in uniform-which surprises me as 1941 was right in the middle of WW2 so wonder why? He was quite a sportsman if I remember rightly and would have expected him to be part of the team. I think this was just before he was sent to Burma (and married my Mother who died last October) and is a lovely picture and so pleased to have seen it. He died in 1984 ... .

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