Deans Road Memorial

Deans Road Memorial

This memorial commemorates men of the First & Second World Wars and also the memory of five civilians killed by enemy action 1939-45.The Memorial is located on Deans Road at the junction of Tyburn Road Deansfield.

ROLLS OF HONOUR
 

Civilian Roll Of Honour.

The plaque reads- "In Memory of Civilians Killed by Enemy Action 1939-1945"
 

 

JOSEPH RICHARD DUDGEON age 58 Firewatcher.

Husband of Amy Ellen Dudgon, of 539 Willenhall Road, Moseley Village. Died 31 July 1942 at Wolverhampton Road, Willenhall.

WILLENHALL, URBAN DISTRICT CEMETERY.

 

ADA ELSIE SOUTHAN age 48 of 191 Willenhall Road. Daughter of Arthur Edward and Louisa Reed, of 163 Willenhall Road; wife of Ernest Southan. Died 31 July 1942 at Willenhall Road shelter.

WOLVERHAMPTON, COUNTY BOROUGH CEMETERY.

 

ERNEST SOUTHAN age 51 of 191 Willenhall Road.

Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Southan, of Foresters Arms, Oxford Street, Wednesbury; husband of Ada Elsie Southan. Died 31 July 1942 at Willenhall Road shelter.

WOLVERHAMPTON, COUNTY BOROUGH CEMETERY.

ROSE WILCOX age 28
Daughter of Lily Wilcox of 197 Willenhall Road, and of the late Charles Cornelius Wilcox. Injured at 197 Willenhall Road; died the same day 31 July 1942 at  The Royal Hospital.
WOLVERHAMPTON, COUNTY BOROUGH CEMETERY.

LEONARD JAMES BOWLER
age 7
Son of B. Bowler of 96 Deans Road Heath Town. Died 2 August 1942 at Rowlands Avenue Heath Town.
WOLVERHAMPTON, COUNTY BOROUGH CEMETERY.

 

 

 

 

First World War.

The inscription reads: "To The Memory Of The Brave Men Who Gave Their Lives In The World War 1914-1918"
 

ANDREWS HERBERT HENRY Private 2583
2nd Bn Manchester Regiment
Killed in Action 26/08/1914 age 20
Son of Mrs. Agnes Andrews of 18 Chapel St. Moseley Village.
LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL

BANKS,WILLIAM Private 8525
1st Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 07/11/1914
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL Panel 35 and 37.

 

BATE HENRY Private 58831
16th Stat. Hosp Royal Army Medical Corps
Died Egypt 12/04/1916 age 35
Husband of Clara Jane Cassidy (formerly Bate), of 3 Lilley St. Hemsworth Wakefield. Served in the South African Campaign.
ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY
Grave Reference: E. 77.

 

BATEMAN ERNEST Private 73070
16th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Formerly 16954 South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 21/03/1918
POZIERES MEMORIAL: Panel 52 to 54.

 

BECKETT G. Private 682197
(4816). 22nd Bn.London Regiment Formerly 2213 6th Btn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 30/01/1917 (Balkans)
Son of Joseph Beckett, of Dean's Rd., Moseley Village.
DOIRAN MEMORIAL

BILLS, WILLIAM Private 225505
7th Bn East Yorkshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 25/03/1918 age 34
Son of William and Mary Ann Bills of Moseley Village Heath Town, husband of Martha Helen Bills of Newbold Villa Deans Rd Heath Town.
DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No.1
Grave Reference: V. E. 26.

 

*BISBY R.A.

BROWN JOHN Private 22101
2nd Bn Worcestershire Regiment
Died of Wounds 01/11/1917
Grave Reference : XXI. FF. 7.
LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

Grave Reference : XXI. FF. 7.

 

*BROWN J.

 

BURNS CHARLES Private 63429
Royal Army Medical Corps
Died 21/06/1918 age 33
Son of John and Harriet Burns; husband of Louisa Burns, of Melton Place, Moseley Village, Willenhall.
KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL : Face 11.

*CASH N.

 

CHURM,WILLIAM Private 37057
7th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 27/07/1917
LA BELLE ALLIANCE CEMETERY

Grave Reference: C. 1.

*COLLEY J.

 

COLLEY JAMES Pioneer 192413
"Q" Special Coy Royal Engineers
Died of Wounds 14/05/1917 age 19
Son of Henry and Ann Maria Colley of Willenhall Rd Moseley Village Wolverhampton.
FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS

Grave Reference: VI. G. 25.

 

COOPER A. Private 308111
2nd Bn.Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
Killed in Action 28/04/1918 age:20
Son of Thomas Cooper, of 34, Dark St., Mosley Village.
MONT-BERNANCHON BRITISH CEMETERY, GONNEHEM
Grave Reference: I. B. 1.

*DAVIS A.

 

*DAVIES P.

 

 *DODD W.

 

EASTELOWE Joseph Private 29918

1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts& Derby Regt.)

Killed in Action 31 July, 1917. Aged 30

Husband of Lily Rhodes (formerly Eastelowe), of 55 Coventry St, Willenhall Rd, Wolverhampton.  

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Panel 39 and 41

EDWARDS THOMAS Private 8539
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 27/10/1914 age 24
Son of Charles and Mary Jane Edwards of 1292 Willenhall Rd Wolverhampton.
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL: Panel 35 and 37

 

FLETCHER,SAMUEL Private 4644
18th (Queen Mary's Own) Hussars
Killed in Action 15/10/1914 age  25
Son of George and Annie Fletcher, of Willenhall.
STRAND MILITARY CEMETERY Grave Reference: VI. A. 11.

FRANCIS,ALFRED Gunner 66394
"C" Bty. 295th BdeRoyal Field Artillery
Killed in Action 21/03/1918 aged 23
Son of Mrs. Martha Francis of 2121 Chapel St., Moseley Village Wolverhampton.
ARRAS MEMORIAL: Bay 1

 

FRANCIS WILLIAM Private W/240
13th Bn. Cheshire Regiment
Killed in Action 31/07/1916
KNIGHTSBRIDGE CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART
Grave Reference: I. 13.
 

*GANDY A.

 

GOUGH THOMAS H.C. Private 38641
1st Bn Lancashire Fusiliers attd. 86th Trench Mortar Bty,

formerly 36327 South Staffordshire Regiment.
Killed in Action 12/08/1918
OUTTERSTEENE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, BAILLEUL
Grave Reference: I. J. 51.

*GREEN T. H.

HIGGINS,ESAU Lance Corporal 23841
8th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 12/10/1917
TYNE COT MEMORIAL: Panel 90 to 92 and 162 to 162A

HILL JOHN HENRY Private 12274
8th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds at Home 21/02/1917 age 25
Son of E. A Ford (formerly Hill) of 71 Willenhall Rd. Moseley Village Wolverhampton, and the late Thomas Hill.

Born at Portobello, Willenhall.
HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD
Grave Reference: NG. 10. 31.

 

JARVIS EDWARD SAMPSON Private 26873
1st/5th Bn The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Killed in Action 30/11/1917
CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL : Panel 8

JOHNSON DAVID GRIFF Private 18101
1st Bn Hampshire Regiment
Formerly 19072 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Died of Wounds 10/10/1917 age 19
Son of Mrs. Jane Ann Johnson of 26 High St. Moseley Village Heath Town Wolverhampton.
ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN

 Grave Reference: P. III. F. 8B.

 

JOHNSON, JOSEPH HENRY Private
19th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Killed in Action 18/04/1918
Service No: 132279
TYNE COT MEMORIAL : Panel 154 to 159 and 163A
 

JONES,DAVID ALBERT Private 240336
1st/6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 01/07/1916
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 7 B.

 

*JONGE A.  M.M.

 

*KIDSON W.J.

 

LEECH, JAMES Lance Corporal 8950
7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 23/11/1916
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL: Pier and Face 7 B

 

LINEKER F. Sapper 145316
1st Reserve Bn Royal Engineers
Died at Home 01/04/1916
HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD
Grave Reference: OG. 13. 24.
 

*LLOYD G.

 

MANNION STEPHEN Private 53196
20th Bn The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
Killed in Action 19/10/1916
A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND,FLERS
Grave Reference: V. M. 15.

 

MARTIN,BENJAMIN Private 23623
15th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Born Moseley Village
Killed in Action 20/07/1916
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL : Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

MARTIN Joseph H. Private 241222
1st/6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 01/07/1917
LIEVIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION Grave Reference: I. D. 10.

 

*MORAN E.

 

*NICKLIN J.T.

 

NOAKES THOMAS Private 15378
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 01/07/1916
DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, Grave Reference: II.A.3.

 

PARDOE GEORGE THOMAS Lance Corporal 9765
7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died 25/07/1917
LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
Grave Reference: IV. C. 68.

PARSONS,SYDNEY Private TR/27541
51st Grad. Bn Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Died 23/10/1918
Son of David and Emma Parsons, of 15, High St., Moseley Village.
HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD
Grave Reference: OG. 8. 36.

 

POWELL EDWARD THOMAS Private 35425
King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)Depot
Died 15/02/1919
HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD
Grave Reference: OG. 10. 9.

*Price T.  R O C St G

 

*PRINCE J.

 

ROWLEY A.

 

SALT EDWARD Private 241543
9th Bn Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Died Mesopotamia 06/10/1918
TEHRAN WAR CEMETER. Grave Reference: IV. C. 3.
 

SMITH CORNELIUS Private 241762
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 29/09/1918
BELLICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave Reference: II.L.1.

 

SPENCER Albert Private 27617

1st Bn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment Formerly 16763 South  Staffordshire Regiment. Aged 29.

Died of Wounds 17 October, 1916.

Son of David and Emily Spencer of 3 Cross St, Moseley Village, Wolverhampton. 

Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, France. Div 3. M. 5

 

STONIER William Private R4/063980
2nd Base Remount Depot Army Service Corps
Died of accidental injuries 20/07/1918 age 27
Brother of Mrs. Rose Bullock, of 37, Dark St., Moseley Village.
STE.MARIE CEMETERY,LE HAVRE

Grave Reference:Div.62.III.M.6.

*THOMPSON J.

TONKS REGINALD Lance Corporal 2873
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 13/10/1915 age 26
Son of Charles W. and Sarah Ann Tonks, of "Ferndale" The Manor, Staffs.
LOOS MEMORIAL Panel 73 to 76

 

WATTS JOHN Private 13875
8th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of wounds 17/02/1916 age 38
ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY Grave Reference: VI. C. 10A.

WATTS,SAMUEL Private 9262
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 07/11/1914
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL  Panel 35 and 37

WATTS SHADRACH Private 6760
2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 18/05/1915
CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ

 Grave Reference: VIII.J.7.

 

WILSON FRANK Private
1st/6th Bn Gloucestershire Regiment
Formerly 37127 South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 09/10/1917
TYNE COT MEMORIAL: Panel 72 to 75.

 

 


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Second World War.

The inscription reads: "To The Memory Of The Brave Men Who Gave Their Lives In The World War 1939-1945"

 

COOPER, CHARLES FREDERICK Aircraftman 2nd Class (W. Op. [Air])1003497 600 Sqdn.Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died 03/10/1940 Age: 20
Son of Enoch and Amelia Cooper, of Heath Town, Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Old ground. Row 38. Grave 63.
Cemetery: HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD

BADGER, HARRY Gunner 8867587 Medium Regt.Royal Artillery
Died 04/01/1941 Age: 20
Son of Robert and Jane Badger, of Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 33.
Cemetery: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL

GRIFFITHS, HAROLD ERNEST Lance Corporal 7044588
1st Bn.Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Died 10/07/1943 Age:27
Son of Ernest and Elizabeth Griffiths; husband of Mary Jane Griffiths, of Wolverhampton. Grave/Memorial Reference: 1. G. 11.
Cemetery: RANCHI WAR CEMETERY

CROSS, CHARLES Trooper 7905532
4th Queen's Own Hussars
Royal Armoured Corps
Died between 26/04/1941 and 27/04/1941
Age:24
Husband of Annie Cross, of Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Face 1.
Cemetery: ATHENS MEMORIAL

SLATER, JOB CROWTHER Private 14630319
6th Bn. Regiment
Died 08/02/1944 Age: 23
Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Slater, of Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVIII. H. 18.
Cemetery: CASSINO WAR CEMETERY

HOLLOWOOD, JOHN AMOS Cadet 104 Air Training Corps
Died 09/09/1943
Grave/Memorial Reference: Old ground. Row 14. Grave 5.
Cemetery: HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD
 
TAYLOR, WILLIAM HENRY Trooper 7940653
12th Royal Lancers.Royal Armoured Corps
Date of Death: 02/11/1942 Age: 31
Son of William Henry and Edith Anne Taylor; husband of Lily Taylor, of Quinton, Birmingham.
Grave/Memorial Reference:III, A, 15.
Cemetery:CASERTA WAR CEMETERY


LOCKLEY, JOHN Gunner 1562280 120 Bty., 30 I.T. A.A. Regt.Royal Artillery
Died 31/03/1944 Age: 35
Son of John and Sarah Lockley; husband of Mary Lockley, of Portobello, Staffordshire.
Grave/Memorial Reference: XV. A. 21.
Cemetery: BARI WAR CEMETERY

BULLOCK, GEORGE FREDERICK FX92505 Naval Airman 1st Class H.M.S. Blackcap Royal Navy
Died 31/05/1943
Husband of Mrs. G. F. Bullock, of Heath Town, Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Old ground. Row 51. Grave S/2.
Cemetery: HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD

Able Seaman H.Hart*

HARRIS, JOHN HENRY Serjeant 4851043 352 Bty., 112 H.A.A. Regt.Royal Artillery
Died 24/04/1944 Age: 39
Son of William and Maria Harris, of Wolverhampton; husband of Gladys May Harris, of Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Old ground. Row 51. Grave S/4.
Cemetery: HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD


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