Wolverhampton Police War Memorial


Wolverhampton Police War Memorial 

Names are recorded on a memorial kept at Wolverhampton Central Police Station, Bilston Street,Wolverhampton WV1 3XX 

13920 Pte Henry George KIDD 1st Bn Grenadier Guards
Son of William Elijah and Louisa Jane Kidd of West Wretham, Thetford, Norfolk; husband of Ethel Mary Kidd of 17 Lower Vauxhall, Wolverhampton. Also, commemorated on his parent’s gravestone Churchyard of St. John the Baptist, Church Road, Garboldisham, England.  Died of wounds 16/09/1916. La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie. Grave 11.E.11

14448 Pte Charles Albert Victor MOISEY 2nd Bn Grenadier Guards.
Killed in Action 17/11/1917. Perth Cemetery (China Wall) France. Grave 11.J.29.

8561 Pte John Arthur SPENCER 2nd Bn Coldstream Guards. Died of Wounds 20/02/1915 Chocques Military Cemetery. Grave 1.A.27.

7304 Pte Arthur STREET 3rd Bn Coldstream Guards. Died of Wounds in Portsmouth 09/09/1914. Buried Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth. 

7424 L/Cpl Richard William KENT 3rd Bn Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in Action 07/11/1914, remembered on Panel 34 Ypre,(Menin Gate) Memorial.

9382 Pte Peter CUNNIFFE 1st Bn Worcestershire Regiment. Husband of F. Cunniffe, of 71 Austin St, Wolverhampton. Killed in Action 19/05/1915 Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard Laventie.

Second Lieutenant Samuel Bird TEASDALE  10th Bn York & Lancaster Regiment.  Killed in Action 31/07/1917 remembered on Panel 36 & 55 Ypre,(Menin Gate) Memorial.

47402 Serjeant Sampson JONES 3rd Trench Mortar Bty Royal Garrison Artillery Killed in Action 20/01/1916 Tancrez Farm Cemetery. 

2419 Serjeant Levi JEFFRIES 185th Heavy Bty Royal Garrison Artillery. Son of Frederick and Maria Jeffries; husband of Louisa Mary Jeffries, of 109, Owen Rd., Wolverhampton. Born at Long Compton, Warwickshire. Served in the South African Campaign.  Died at home 23/10/1916 Wolverhampton Borough Cemetery.

Pte 42882 Joseph LANE  22nd Bn Durham Light Infantry enlisted at Wolverhampton. Killed in Action 23/10/1916. Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs.

Wolverhampton Borough Police Officers Killed during WW2 1939-1945

14241809 L/Cpl Arthur William WARD South Staffordshire Regiment serving in Number 4 Commando during D-Day. Died 07/06/1944 Originally buried with other members of 4 Commando at GR 12917598 (Hauger) Map 7F/2 France. Concentrated at Ranville War Cemetery, Normandy, France 12/06/1945. 

14506157 Gunner Harry SIMKINS Royal Artillery attd. 301 Field Regt. East Africa Artillery Lost in the sinking of the troopship 'Khedive Ismail' on route to Ceylon on 12 February 1944 commemorated on Column 6 East Africa War Memorial Nairobi War Cemetery, Nairobi, Kenya.

 Thank you to John Carey who provided the photograph and information.