Wolverhampton Police War Memorial

This memorial resides at  Wolverhampton Central Police Station, Bilston Street, Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton Borough Police Officers Killed during WW1 1914-1917

14448 Pte Charles Albert Victor MOISEY
Died 17/11/1914
Perth Cemetery (China Wall) France. Grave 11.J.29
1st Bn Grenadier Guards

13920 Pte Henry George KIDD
Died 16/09/1916
La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie. Grave 11.E.11
2nd Bn Grenadier Guards

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

7304 Pte A Street 
Died 09/09/1914
Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth.
3rd Bn Coldstream Guards

7424 L/Cpl R Kent
Died 07/11/1914
Panel 34 Ypre,(Menin Gate) Memorial 
3rd Bn Worcestershire  Regiment

9382 Pte P Cunniffe
Died 19/05/1915
Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie.
1st Bn Worcestershire Regiment

Second Lieutenant S Teasdale
Died 31/07/1917
Panel 36 & 55 Ypre,(Menin Gate) Memorial 
10th Bn York & Lancaster Regiment

47402 Serjeant  S Jones
Died 20/01/1916
Tancrez Farm Cemetery
3rd Trench Mortar Bty Royal Garrison Artillery

2419 Serjeant L.Jeffries
Died 23/10/1916
Wolverhampton Borough Cemetery
185th Heavy Bty Royal Garrison Artillery

NB. It is unclear at this time which Pte J Lane of the DLI is commemorated on the Wolverhampton Borough Police Memorial so both have been included until the correct individual can be established.

Pte 42882 J Lane
Died 23/10/1916
Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs
22nd Bn Durham Light Infantry

Pte 19/1075  J G Lane
Died 11/05/1916
St Vast Post Military Cemetery Richebourg L’avoue
19th Bn Durham Light Infantry.


Wolverhampton Borough Police Officers Killed during WW2 1939-1945 

14241809 L/Cpl Arthur William WARD Died 07/06/1944 RanvilleWarCemetery, Normandy, France Staffordshire Regiment serving in Number 4 Commando during D-Day Operation Overlord. Originally buried with other members of 4 Commando at GR 12917598 (Hauger) Map 7F/2 France. Concentrated at Ranville 12/06/1945. Visited on the 70th and 72nd anniversary by members of Wolverhampton Police and commemorated.

14506157 Gunner Harry SIMKINS Died 12/02/1944 Lost in the sinking of the troopship 'Khedive Ismail' en route to Ceylon on 12 February 1944 commemoratedon Column 6 East Africa War Memorial Nairobi War Cemetery, Nairobi, Kenya. Royal Artillery attd. 301 Field Regt. East Africa Artillery


This research and presentation was kindly provided by retired Police Officers John Carey and Graham Smith.