Heath Town Park War Memorial.


The Memorial is situated in the centre of Heath Town Park, opposite the main gates on Church Street. The soldier is made of bronze and stands on a granite base. The figure was created by G.A Walker circa 1920.
 

World War 1 Roll of Honour
 

 

Adams Edwin Private 240203
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton
Killed in Action 24 June 1917
Bay 6. ARRAS MEMORIAL.

Addison George Mellsome Second Lieutenant
5th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 9 August 1918 age 24
Son of George and Annie Blanche Addison of Ruardean House Cannock Road Wolverhampton.
Grave Reference: Plot 1. Row B. Grave 3.

CAVALLETTO BRITISH CEMETERY.

Andrews Herbert Henry Private 2583
2nd Bn Manchester Regiment
Born Shrewsbury,enlisted at Wolverhampton
Killed in Action 26 August 1914 age 20
Son of Mrs. Agnes Andrews of 18 Chapel St. Moseley Village Willenhall.
LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL.

Anslow Harry Private 240191
2nd/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died at home 29 September 1920 age 23
Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Anslow of 30 Woden Rd. Heath Town Wolverhampton.
Grave Reference: OG. 36. 60.

HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD.

Arnold Thomas Sgt 8895
2nd Btn Lincolnshire Regimentt
Born in Wolverhampton, enlisted at Aldershot.
Killed in Action 25 September age 24
Grave Reference: V. D. 9. 

VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY.
 

Ash Fredrick George Private 242379
2nd/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment Born Peckham Surrey, enlisted Camberwell Surrey Died 21 March 1917 age 28
Son of Eliza and the late Henry Ash; husband of Ethel Maud Ash of Bearwood Villas 337 Prestwood Rd. Wednesfield, Wolverhampton Grave Reference: II.D.15

BRAY MILITARY CEMETERY.


Ash John Private 2766
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton
Killed in Action 13 October 1915
Panel 73 to 76.
LOOS MEMORIAL.

Astbury Samuel Gunner 75743
"B" Bty. 160th Bde Royal Field Artillery
Born Heath Town, enlisted at Wolverhampton
Killed in Action 22 August 1917 age 20
Son of Isaac and Hannah Astbury of 254, Prestwood Rd. Heath Town.
Grave Reference: VII. E. 18. 

VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY.
 

Bagnall John Edward Private 3149
Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry)
Enlisted in Worcester
Killed in Action Egypt 23 April 1916 age 23
Son of Edward and Clara Bagnall, of 34, Cannock Rd., Fallings Park, Wolverhampton.
Panel 3 and 5.
JERUSALEM MEMORIAL.

Bailey John William Private 9119
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton
Died of Wounds 14 December 1914
Grave Reference: III. B. 64.
BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY.

Baker Leslie Redvers Ordinary Seaman
Bristol Z/12036
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
R.N. Depot Crystal Palace
Died at Home 13 October 1918 age 17
Son of James and Gertrude P. Baker of 6 Crowther St. Park Village Wolverhampton.
Grave Reference: NG. 3. 11.
HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD.

Banks Thomas Private 29967
2nd/5th Bn East Lancashire Regiment
Formerly 81396 Notts & Derby Regt
Born Wolverhampton, enlisted Bilston, resident at Moseley Village
Killed in Action 30 July 1917
Grave Reference: II. A. 18.
COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY.

Banks William Private 8525
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Born Bilston, enlisted in Wolverhampton
Killed in Action 7 November 1914
Panel 35 and 37.
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.

Beddow Maurice Private 7667
1st Bn King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Born Walsall, enlisted Shrewsbury, resident of Wolverhampton Killed in Action 23 October 1914 age 28
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Beddow; husband of Louisa  Beddow of 919, South Campbell Avenue, Chicago, U.S.A.
Panel 8.
PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL.

Bell Ernest John Private 2658
"C" Coy. 1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Born and enlisted Wolverhampton, resident of Wolverhampton
Killed in Action 13 October 1915 age 23
Son of Joseph and Maria Bell of 34 Leslie Rd. Park Village, Wolverhampton.
Panel 73 to 76.
LOOS MEMORIAL.

Bennett Clifford William Bombardier 810281
"B" Bty. 232nd Bde Royal Field Artillery
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton
Killed in Action 29 July 1917
Grave Reference: I. E. 5.
BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY.

Bestwick Thomas Serjeant 13889
20th Bn. The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
Born and resident in Wolverhampton, enlisted at Liverpool.

Killed in Action 30 July 1916 age 32
Son of the late John Thomas and Elizabeth Emily Bestwick.  Pier and Face 1D 8B and 8 C.

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.

Betts Albert Private 9286
2nd Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Born at Tipton, enlisted at Wolverhampton, resident in Heath Town. Killed in Action 20 September 1914

LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL.

Bills William Private 225505
7th Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment
Formerly 23698 South Staffordshire Regiment
Born in Wolverhampton, resident and enlisted in heath Town.

Died of Wounds 25 March 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, Wolverhampton.
Grave Reference: V. E. 26.
DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No.1.

Bird, Robert James
Private 15478
6th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
Died of Wounds 14 November 1915 age 26
Born at Stewponey, Kinver. Son of James Clarson Bird and Mary Louisa Bird, of Wolverhampton Rd., Heath Town, Wolverhampton.
Grave Reference: I. B. 3.
HUMBERCAMPS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Blakemore, Joseph. Gunner 31426
No.5 Depot Royal Field Artillery
Died 19 April 1915 age 35
Grave Reference: NG.33.6.
HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD.

Blakeway, R. Edwin Private 34882
2nd Bn. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
Formerly 48449 Yorkshire Regiment

Born in Heath Town, enlisted at Bilston.
Killed in Action 31 August 1918
Grave Reference: I. E. 49.
VIS-EN-ARTOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HAUCOURT.

Blunt Reuben Private 10069

7th (Service) Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 9 August 1915
Panel 134-136

HELLES MEMORIAL.


Booth, John Ernest Private 40798
9th Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Born in Cotton Staffordshire enlisted in Heath Town.
Husband of Muriel Jessie Booth, of 70 Wolverhampton Rd. Heath Town.

Killed in Action 17August 1917 age 32.

Panel 144 to 145.
TYNE COT MEMORIAL.

Bowen,
Bernard Private 17537
1st Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment.
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.
Died of Wounds 11July 1916
Pier and Face 7 B.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.

Bowdler, David Private 2842
1st/6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 23 August 1915
Grave Reference: I. G. 6.
LARCH WOOD (RAILWAY CUTTING) CEMETERY.

Bowen G W *

Bradburn, Clifford Taylor Gunner 152156
"C" Bty. 277th Bde.Royal Field Artillery.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.
Son of Sidney and Sarah Bradburn, of The Nook, Bickford Rd., Fallings Park, Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 20 September 1917 age 24.
Panel 4 to 6 and 162.
TYNE COT MEMORIAL.

Bridson, Herbert Private 241691
1st/6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Born at Douglas, Isle of Man, enlisted in Wolverhampton.
Son of Christopher Bridson of 3 Selbourne Rd. Isle of Man; husband of Mary Frances Bridson of 9 St. George's Rd. Leamington Spa.

Killed in Action 22 August 1918 age 33.
Grave Reference: IV. C. 15.
FOUQUIERES CHURCHYARD EXTENSION.

Bromley, Benjamin Private 9503
3rd Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Died (Home) 4 January 1915

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.
Grave Reference: Church. C. 4635.
PLYMOUTH (EFFORD) CEMETERY.

Burns, Charles Private 63429
Royal Army Medical Corps
Born at Cinder Hill, enlisted in Wolverhampton.
Son of John and Harriet Burns; husband of Louisa Burns of Melton Place Moseley Village, Willenhall.

Died (Mesopotamia) 21 June 1918 age 33.
Face 11.
KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL.

Butler, George Frederick Private 1770
1st/6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born at Williton Somerset, enlisted in Wolverhampton. 
Son of G. T. Butler of Britannia House Old Heath, Heath Town and Rose Florence Butler.

Killed in Action 7 June 1915 age 20.
Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. 11.
WULVERGEM CHURCHYARD.

Carter, JamesPrivate 241138
2nd/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born at Wombourne, enlisted in Wolverhampton.
Died of Wounds 11 May 1918 age 34
Grave Reference: OG.9.17.
HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD.

Cash, Albert Private 15308
7th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.
Died of Wounds 23 August 1915 (at sea)
Panel 134 to 136.
HELLES MEMORIAL.

Castle, Stephen Private PS/7528
"D" Coy. 18th Bn. Royal Fusiliers
Born at Dudley, enlisted in Wolverhampton.
Son of Horace J. and Fanny Castle of 300 Prestwood Rd. Heath Town.

Died of Wounds 16 July 1916 age 19.
Grave Reference: II. C. 29.
DAOURS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Cheesman, Alfred Private 1997
6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.
Son of William H. and Mary Ann Cheesman of 36 Bank St. Park Village.

Died of Wounds 24 November 1915 age 19.
Grave Reference: XVII. C. 5.
CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ.

Chidlow, William Private 48145
24th (Tyneside Irish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Formerly 177394 Royal Engineers.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.
Son of William Richard and Frances Chidlow of 44 Dunstall Rd.

Killed in Action 13 October 1917 age 34.

Grave Reference: I. F. 19.
ARTILLERY WOOD CEMETERY.

Churm, John Henry Serjeant 7214
1st Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment

Born in Wolverhampton, resident in Walsall, enlisted at Lichfield.
Killed in Action 1 July 1916.
Pier and Face 7 B.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.

Churm, William Private 37057

Born and resident in Wolverhampton, enlisted in Willenhall.
7th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 27 July 1917
Grave Reference: C. 1.
LA BELLE ALLIANCE CEMETERY.

Clift, George Lance Corporal 11227
6th Bn. Yorkshire Regiment
Born and resident in Wolverhampton, enlisted at Middlesbrough

Killed in Action 7August 1915 (Gallipoli)
Panel 55 to 58.
HELLES MEMORIAL .

Colley, James Pioneer 192413
"Q" Special Coy. Royal Engineers.

Born in Moseley Village, enlisted at Bilston.

Son of Henry and Ann Maria Colley of Willenhall Rd, Moseley Village.
Died of Wounds 14 May 1917 age 19
Grave Reference: VI. G. 25.
FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS.

Collins, Thomas Albert Private 3151
2nd/6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton
Died in Ireland 29 April 1916
Grave Reference: CE. 647.
GRANGEGORMAN MILITARY CEMETERY.

COOKE, Henry Elliott Private 2583
6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Born at Liverpool, enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Son of Herbert and Leah Cooke of The Bungalow, Tynwald Hill St. John's, Douglas, Isle of Man.
Killed in Action 4 May 1915 age 23.
ST. QUENTIN CABARET MILITARY CEMETERY.

Cooper, Arthur Private 308111
2nd Bn. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).
Enlisted and resident in Wolverhampton.

Son of Thomas Cooper of 34, Dark St. Moseley Village.
Killed in Action 28 April 1918 age 20
Grave Reference: I. B. 1.
MONT-BERNANCHON BRITISH CEMETERY, GONNEHEM.

Cooper, Harry Day Bombardier 91041
"B" Bty. 56th Bde. Royal Field Artillery
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton
Died 2 May 1916 (Mesopotamia)
Memorial Reference: V. H. 3.
BASRA WAR CEMETERY.

Cooper, William Second Lieutenant
1st Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 25 September 1915 age 38
Husband of Edith Cooper of 5 Bickford Rd. Fallings Park.
Panel 73 to 76.
LOOS Memorial.

Cope, Alfred Lance Corporal 10372
9th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.
Died of Wounds 5 July 1916
Grave Reference: I. B. 15.
ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Cornwall W*

Cox Bertram Joseph Private 8416
1st Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Born and resident in Wolverhampton, enlisted at Sedgley
Died of Wounds 9 May 1915
Grave Reference: V. B. 20.
PONT-DU-HEM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE.

Cox, Frank Private 38428
4th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton
Died of Wounds 6 May 1918
Grave Reference: Plot IIa, 7.
SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY.

Creswell, John Private 21252 1st Bn Gloucestershire Regiment Formerly 101758 Royal Regiment of Artillery

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton

Killed in Action 12 March 1916.

Grave Reference I. F. 39

MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, GRENAY.
 

Davenport, William Gunner 154413

233rd Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton

Husband of A. M. Davenport, of 5, Westminster Terrace, Landon Street, Birmingham.

Died of Wounds 31 October 1917

Grave Reference VIII. I. 93.

BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY.

Davis, Alfred Private 34335 10th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

Born and resident in Heath Town, enlisted at Maesteg Glamorgan.

Killed in Action  20 September 1917
Panel 63 to 65. TYNE COT MEMORIAL.


Deakin, Thomas Private 11690 1st Bn South Wales Borderers.

He  was born in 1892 at 205 Wolverhampton Road Heath Town the fourth of seven children of William Henry Deakin and his wife Elizabeth nee Wildman; he enlisted at Newport Monmouthshire 1914.

Killed in Action  8 September 1916  aged 24 during the battle for High Wood Somme.

Pier and Face 4 A. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.


Dickens, Alfred Private 241079 7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 3 October 1918.

Panel 6 and 7 VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL.

Eden Bert Pte 31875 8th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 12 October 1917
Grave Reference I. E. 11.

POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY, BELGIUM.


Edge, Harry Gunner 45647 13th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton son of Thomas Henry and Emma Jane Edge, of Heath Town.

Died of Wounds 28 July 1916 aged 20.

Grave Reference VII. A. 21.

WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Edwards, Charles Philip Private 17326

1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Died of Wounds 15 July 1916.

Grave Reference II. B. 45.

HIELLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE.

Edwards, Thomas Private 8539
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton, son of Charles and Mary Jane Edwards, of 1292 Willenhall Rd., Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 27October 1914 aged 24.
Panel 35 and 37
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.

Eglinton E*

Ellam William Private 9161 C Company 2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Heath Town son of Mr. and Mrs. Ellam of 8 New St., Heath Town.

Killed in Action 15 November 1914 aged 21.

Panel 35 and 37. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.


Enderby, Charles Lance Bombardier 88983 169th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

Born in Nottingham enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Died of Wounds 1 July 1918.
Grave Reference P. IX. N. 1B.

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN.


Emery, John Private 203758 4th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment.

Born in Wolverhampton enlisted at Bilston. Son of Horace and Kate Emery, of 102, Wolverhampton Rd., Heath Town; husband of Martha Maria Jane Emery, of 190, Wolverhampton Rd., Heath Town.

Killed in Action 6 December 1917 aged 39.

Panel 4. CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERAL.
 

Esterlow, J*

Evans, A. J* 


Evans, Frederick Bombardier 52192
"Z" 32nd Trench Mortar Battery. Royal Garrison Artillery

Born in Heath Town, enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 2 June 1916.

Grave Reference B. 4.

AUTHUILE MILITARY CEMETERY AUTHUILE.

 

Evans James Private 240220
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton, son of Emma Evans of 2 Bennetts Buildings Prestwood Rd Heath Town.

Died of Wounds 18 October 1918
Grave Reference: IV.E.2. TOURGEVILLE MILITARY CEMETERY.

Evans L. A*

Evans Mark Private 24100

1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment

Son of Martha Evans, of 143 Alma St. Wednesfield Rd., Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action  31 August 1916 aged 27.

Grave Reference II. N. 8.

DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL.

Evans Samuel Private 2652
1/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton, son of Sarah Jane Weaver of 9 Church St Heath Town.

Died of Wounds 20 October 1915 age 21.
Grave Reference: IV.D.9.
LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY.

Evers John Lance Corporal P/3226

19th Bn Middlesex Regiment

Born at Mansfield enlisted in Wolverhampton. Son of Mrs. Evers, of 35, Bank St., Cannock Rd., Park Village, Wolverhampton; husband of Elizabeth Evers.

Killed in Action 27 April 1917.

Grave Reference III. A. 10.

DICKENBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY EXTENSION.


Faulkner Harry Lance Corporal G/5045

1st Bn Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) KIA 3/11/16.
Born in Heath Town, enlisted in Wolverhampton, son of William and Maria Faulkner, of 38, Paul St., Heath Town.

Killed in Action 3 November 1916 age 22.

Pier and Face 5 D and 6 D. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.


Fletcher A J*

Fletcher Joseph Henry Sjt 3608 “C” Coy 2/6th Btn South Staffordshire Rgt Died (Ireland) 27/4/16.

Francis Alfred Gunner 66394 “C” Bty 295th Bde Royal Field Artillery KIA 21/18.

Freeman Benjamin Gunner 71421
"D" Bty 70th Bde Royal Field Artillery
Killed in Action 08/08/1916 Age:22
Son of David and Alice Freeman of I Victoria Rd. Wednesfield.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 1 A and 8 A.

Frost Percy Robert Gunner 810300 “D” Bty 15th Bde Royal Field Artillery KIA 21/10/17

Gatliffe John Pte 15951 9th Service Btn (Pioneers) South Staffordshire Rgt

GENNER,CHARLES Private 2582
2nd Bn Manchester Regiment
Died of Wounds 26/08/1914 Age: 20
Son of Robert and Elizabeth Genner of 11 Church St Heath Town, Wolverhampton.
Cemetery: LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL

Gobison G

Gobourn George Alfred Pte 2685 1/6th Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 13/10/15

Godson Henry Pt 3680 “A” Coy 1/6th Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 13/10/15

Gough Joseph Pte 11588 2nd Btn Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) KIA 29/12/14.

Gough Thomas H.C. Pte 38641 1st Btn Lancashire Fusiliers KIA 28/8/18.

Green John Thomas MM Pte 241725 2/6th Btn South Staffordshire Rgt DOW 18/7/18.

Griffiths John George Pte 1868 1/6th Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 23/9/15

Griffiths John Stanley Pte 94457 “C” Coy 1/6th Btn Notts & Derby Rgt KIA 3/1/18.

Hall William Samuel Pte 13097 1st Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 1/7/16.

Harman Bernard Pte 2957 1/6th Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 13/10/15

Harper Norman Pte PO/16384 2nd R.M. Bn. R.N. Div Royal Marine Infantry. Died 26/10/17.

Harrison R

Hayward William Glenfred MM Pte 10045 2nd Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 30/11/17.

HedgeCox Hugh Pte 235070 2/4th (City of Bristol) Btn Gloucestershire Rgt KIA 27/8/17

Hickman Frank Norwood Pte 21883 6th Btn Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry KIA 18/8/16.

Higgins Esau L/Cpl 23841 8th Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 12/10/17.

Hilditch Joseph William L/Cpl 241075 1/6th Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 24/6/17.

Hill John Henry Pte 12274 8th Btn South Staffordshire Rgt DOW 21/2/17.


HINKS,LEONARD Private 21818
137th Coy Machine Gun Corps (Inf)
Killed in Action 21/04/1917 Age:21
Son of Isaac and Martha Ann Hinks,of 84,Milton Rd.,Wednesfield,Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference:Bay 10
Cemetery:ARRAS MEMORIAL

Hinson Frederick Victor L/Cpl R/10336 7th Btn Kings Royal Rifle Corps DOW 19/8/16

Hodgkiss Edwin Gaurdsman 22704 3rd Btn Grenadier Guards KIA 14/9/16

Hodson Theo Pte 16204 1st Btn South Staffordshire Rgt DOW 19/7/16

Hopwood Ernest Henry Pte 18753 2nd Bth South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 30/5/16.

Hopwood Thomas Pte 8509 1st Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 28/10/14

Hopwood Harry Pte 9755 2nd Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 25/9/15.

Horne Robert Pte 12675 4th King’s (Liverpool Regiment) KIA 27/4/15.

Howell Albert Rifleman S/14298 12th Btn Rifle Brigade KIA 12/2/16.

Hudson H E*

Hughes T

Hurlston John Pte 7759 1st Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 26/10/14.

Jenkins Wesley Pte 42795 11th Btn Notts & Derby Rgt Died (Home)

Johnson David Griff Pte 18101 1st Btn Hampshire Rgt DOW 10/10/17

Johnson J*

Jones D*

Jones H*

Jones James Pte 9453 2nd Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 18/5/15

Jones J H*

Jones Matthew Henry Pte 015978 18th Ordnance Corps R.A.O.C. Died 26/12/17.

Keeling Basil Congreve Pte 421417 Royal Army Medical Corps KIA 21/3/18

Kidson W T*

Knowles W I*

Lane P*

Latham Enoch L/Cpl 9212 2nd Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 24/11/15

Law J

Lawrence Albert Cpl 7945 2nd Btn South Staffordshire Rgt DOW 27/10/14

Lawrence A J

Lee G F

Leech J

Lewis A*

Lewis J*

Lewis L*

Lewis Roland Pte 31052 14th (King’s) Hussars Died (Mesopotamia) 30/8/17

Lloyd J

Lloyd W H

Love H

Lovett J P

Lucas Walter Serjeant 4821 1st Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 15/7/16

Luker R E

Marsh Thomas Pte 8496 1st Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 7/11/14.

Marsland S

Martin B

Mason G

Mattox Bert Pte 235162 13th Btn Kings(Liverpool Rgt)KIA 23/9/17

Midwinter T

Miles A J

Millington Edward Thomas Pte 260143 5th Btn Yorkshire Rgt DOW 11/11/17.

Minor Victor George Pte 41941 “C” Coy Leicestershire Rgt KIA 27/5/18.

Moore J

Moore T

Morrey A

Mould E

Nicklin J

Noakes Thomas Pte 15378 1st Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 1/7/16.

Noon L

Palmer J

Pardoe G T

Payne William Henry Pte 19782 1st Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 12/5/17.

Perkins John Henry Sapper 491976 32nd Light Railway Operating Coy Royal Engineers Died 15/7/17

Perry Charles Brown Pte 41940 7th Btn Norfolk Regt KIA 18/9/18

Perry William Pte 6668 Coldstream Guards DOW 10/11/14

Phillips G M*

Picknel L R

Poole E

Potter John L/Cpl 5943 2nd Btn South Staffordshire Rgt DOW 30/7/16

POWELL, Thomas Lance Corporal 18577

1st Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Died of Wounds 28 September 1918.

Grave Reference V.H.8

HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY

Powell E T

Price F C

Price J

Price T

Purcell S*

Rabone T J*

Ralph M J*

Randle P E

Reynolds William Pte 4064 9th Lancers (Queen’s Royal) DOW 26/5/15

Reynolds W

Ricketts Godfry Pte 2861 1/6th Btn South Staffordshire Rgt DOW 14/415.

 


Roberts Arthur Private 49124

1/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and resident in Wolverhampton, son of Sarah Ann and William Roberts.

Died in Military Hospital Rouen 26 October 1918.

Grave Reference: S. II. T. 24.

St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

 



Roberts E H

Roberts I

Robinson T

Rooke Leonard George Hector Gunner 284674

165th Bty. 26th Bde. Royal Field Artillery.

Born at Heath Town. Son of Robert Frederick and Eliza Rooke, of 174 Wednesfield Rd, Wolverhampton.

Died of phthisis 2 June, 1920 age 19. 

Grave Reference: NG. 15. 26 

Heath Town (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

Rowley W T

Russell A

Ryder Joseph Pte S/21560 8th Btn Seaforth Highlanders KIA 2/8/17.

Sadler Charles F*

Scott William Howard Pte 50289 “C” Coy 9th Btn Essex Rgt KIA 13/10/18
Son of the late Dr. and of Mrs. Irwin Scott, of 18, Denmark Villas, Hove, Sussex. Came over from California, 1915. Accepted O.T.C., failed from heart trouble. Worked at munitions till March 1918, joined as private, although exempted.

Speed Bert Pte 3946 2/6th Btn South Staffordshire Rgt Died ( Ireland) 29/4/16

Spencer A*

Smith A

Smith J

Smith William Gunner 201942 504th Bty Royal Field Artillery Died (Home) 11/11/17.

Southan Peter Guardsman 13767 2nd Btn Grenadier Guards KIA 12/10/15

Stonier William Pte R4/063980 2nd Base Remount Depot Army Service Corps Died 20/7/18.

Summerhill John Joseph Pte 11643 1st South Staffordshire Rgt DOW 30/5/16.

TATTON, Joseph Mark Private 10309

Honourable Artillery Company.

Born in Birmingham, enlisted at Armoury House, resident in Wolverhampton.

Son of Councillor S. Tatton, J.P., and Mrs. M. E. Tatton, of 54, Milton Rd., Heath Town.

Killed in Action 9 October 1917.

BUTTES NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, POLYGON WOOD.

Taylor J

Terry H

Thompson J

Tomlinson F

Tomlinson F

Tonks E

Tonks R

Tunley H G

Tyler J

Warrender H

Watkins W

Watts J

Watts S

Watts S

Wenlock, Frank Driver 77247

“B” Battery 56th Brigade Royal Field Artillery

Born and enlisted in Heath Town, son of Harry and Mary Wenlock.

Died of illness 21 February 1917.

Panel 3 and 60.

BASRA MEMORIAL IRAQ.

His father Harry died of wounds in France and his cousin Joseph Blakemore (commemorated on this memorial) died of illness at home.

Wenlock Harry Russelbury DCM 2nd CPL 79705

170th Tunnelling Coy Royal Engineers

Harry was born in 1873 at Wheaton Aston the son of William and Mary Wenlock (nee Brew). He was married to Emma Theresa Blakemore.

Before the war he served with 2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment and rose to the rank of Sergeant, he was a military reservist when war broke out. He worked as a mine overseer at a Ginny pit in Deans Road though he still returned to Wheaton Aston to help with the harvests.

Due to his mining experience he volunteered at the age of 41and joined the 170th Tunnelling Company.

He won his DCM for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on the night of 21-22 August 1915 at Cuinchy when he sank a shaft knowing the enemy were working within a few feet of him and 12 men had already lost their lives in the same mine.

Harry died of his wounds 21 May 1916 after receiving his wounds in action a few days earlier.

Grave Reference I. M 26.

NOUEX-LES MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY.

His son Frank died of Illness serving while serving in Mesopotamia, and his nephew Joseph Blakemore (commemorated on this memorial) also died at home of illness.


Wenlock William Private 8455 1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment

Born at Stafford son of William and Harriet Wenlock nephew of Harry Russelbury Wenlock, resident in Heath Town. The 1911 census records William as a 22 year old soldier serving with 1st Battalion, South Staffs Regiment in Gibraltar. William was Killed in Action 30 October 1914 .

Panel 35 and 37. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.


Westwood W

Whitehouse H

Wildig Arthur John Pte 19016 1st Btn Northumberland Fusiliers KIA 14/7/16

Wildig Harry Richard Pte 21287 9th Btn Lancshire Fusiliers KIA (Gallipoli) 7/8/15.

Wilks J

Willetts C

Williams H

Williams E

Willner John Captain 1/6th Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 7/4/18

Winter Horace Driver 101370 “B” Bty 163rd Bde Royal Field Artillery KIA 26/7/16

Wooldridge, John Private 5284
2nd Bn Scots Guards
Son of Thomas H. Wooldridge of 33 Lord St Wolverhampton
Killed in Action 18 December 1914 aged 34

Panel 1 PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Yarranton Arthur Pte 36189 7th Btn South Staffordshire Rgt KIA 21/11/17.

Yates Harold Vincent L/Cpl 2911 20th Hussars KIA 30/10/14
 


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