Springfields Memorial

Church of St Stephen, Springfields

Springfields Memorial

WORLD WAR ONE

Inscribed on the Memorial are the words
"In Loving Memory Of These Our Friends And Neighbours Who Fell In The Great War."
 
Aston CharlesPrivate 29957
2nd/5th Bn East Lancashire Regiment
Killed in Action 5th September 1917
RAMSCAPPELLE ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY. II. A. 12.

Bourne Alfred Private 14025
"X" Coy.1st Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers
Killed in Action 8th October1918 age 22.
Son of Alfred and Margaret Bourne, of 1A, Bridge St., Springfields, Wolverhampton.
FORENVILLE MILITARY CEMETERY.  F. 8.

Bott George*

Barratt Arthur  Private 2082
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 13th October 1915.
LOOS MEMORIAL. Panel 73 to 76

Bullock Abner Private 2701
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 13th October 1915 .
LOOS MEMORIAL.  Panel 73 to 76

Butler John Francis Private 9054
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 25th September 1915 age 19.
Son of John and Sarah Butler, of 23, Coven St., Cannock Rd., Wolverhampton.
LOOS MEMORIAL. Panel 73 to 76

Bate Charles Lance Corporal 11851
2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 15th November1916.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 7 B

Brant John  Private 6/4677
1st/6th Bn Durham Light Infantry
Died of Wounds 22nd November 1916 age 32
Son of Mrs. Phoebe Brant, of 33, Smestow St., Springfield, Wolverhampton.
ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN. O. II. S. 9.
 

Brown Alexander*

Bott Joseph Henry Private 3777
1/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 1st July 1916
GOMMECOURT WOOD NEW CEMETERY,

FONCQUEVILLERS. IV.A.12.  
 
Beddow Ernest Thomas  Lance Corporal 35771
1st Garrison Bn East Yorkshire Regiment
Died 10th December 1918 age 27
Son of John and Julia Beddow, of 78, Prosser St., Wolverhampton. Buried in Lucknow Cantonment Military Cemetery.
MADRAS 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL, CHENNAI. Face 11.

Cox John William Gunner 245745
"C" Bty 231st Bde Royal Field Artillery
Died 13th November 1918 age 20
Son of Isaiah and Sophia Matilda Cox, of 14, Coven St, Cannock Rd, Wolverhampton.
ST.SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN. S.III.III.6.

Chambers Fred William Able Seaman J/16083
H.M.S. "Indefatigable." Royal Navy
Died 31st May 916 age 21
Son of Emmeline Chambers, of 43, Vernon St., Springfields, Wolverhampton.
PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL. 11.

Cotterill Charles  Private 18526
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 1st July 1916
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 7 B

Campbell William Henry Private 7886
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 18th July  1916
Husband of M. Campbell ,of 13,Bush St., Springfields, Wolverhampton.

HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE. II. D. 46.

Clifford Richard Lance Corporal 24430
15th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.)
Killed in Action 30th July 1916 age 21.
Son of Richard and Martha Clifford, of 15, Junction St., Springfields, Wolverhampton; husband of the late Sofia Clifford.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 10C 10D and 11A

Crowther Frederick J. Private 4906896
South Staffordshire Regiment
Died 27th June 1921 age 25.
Son of Benjamin and Rosina Crowther, of 64, Smestow Street Springfields, Wolverhampton.
HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD. NG. 11. 27.

Collins Alfred Edwin  Private 9663
4th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died 15th July 1918
Husband of Mrs. L.M. Collins, of 2 Court,3 House, Bagnall St Springfields, Wolverhampton.
TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE.  VIII. D. 6.
 

Davies Arthur Private 7865
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 1st July 1916
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 7 B


Duckham Samuel Private 8614
28th Coy Machine Gun Corps (Inf)
Killed in Action 15/07/1916 Age:25
Son of Elizabeth and Samuel Duckham, of 7, I, Court, Grimstone St Springfields, Wolverhampton.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C

Etwell George  Lance Corporal 9532
2nd Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Killed in Action 1st July 1916 age 20
Son of William Edward and Sophia Amelia Etwell, of 60 Woden Rd Wolverhampton.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 1C

 

Felton Henry*
 

Foster John  Gunner 56986
Royal Field Artillery
Died of Wounds 3rd March1917 Age: 30
Son of William Foster of 40 Bagnall St., Springfield Wolverhampton.
WOLVERHAMPTON BOROUGH CEMETERY. 18057.

 

Fewtrell Alfred James  Private 241050
"D" Coy 1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 25th May 1917 age 29
Son of Alfred and Ellen Fewtrell, of 10, Junction St Springfields, Wolverhampton.
MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY.  II.A.19.

 

Francis John E.*

Glover William A.*

Griffiths Arthur Private 40187
7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 11th June 1917
LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. XV.G.13A.

Gleve Thomas*

 

Hamilton Alec P.*

 

Harcourt Joseph Second Lieutenant
Leicestershire Regiment
Attached to 12th Bn North Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 5th October 1918 age 40
Son of Frederick and Hannah Harcourt; husband of Ellen Harcourtof 269 Great Brick Kiln St. Wolverhampton. Served in the South African Campaign. Enlisted in August, 1914.
Cemetery:PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL. Panel 4.

Haywood
Albert*

 

Hickman Harry Gunner 3348
"Y" 17th T.M. Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery
Killed in Action 29th June 1916
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 8 A.

Higgs Albert Private 30751
17th Bn York and Lancaster Regiment
Transferred to (17750) 30th Coy Labour Corps
Killed in Action 23rd April 1918 age 37
Son of Edward and Elizabeth Higgs; husband of Mary Ann Higgs of 40 Bagnall St. Wolverhampton.
CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY. IV. A. 25.
 

Insull Sidney Gilbert  Private 260034
11th Bn South Wales Borderers
Died of Wounds at Home 6th December 1918 age 23
Son of John and Mary Ann Insull of 38 Vernon St. Wolverhampton. WOLVERHAMPTON BOROUGH CEMETERY. 14032.

Jarvis William Rifleman S/33669

12th Bn. Rifle Brigade

Killed in Action 22nd September 1917 age 34

Husband of Ann Jarvis, of 20, Culwell St., Springfields.

DOZINGHAM MILITARY CEMETERY. VI. C. 22.

 

Jeffries William*

Jones Arthur William Private CMT/2620
Base Mechanical Transport Depot Army Service Corps
Died 17th December 1917 age 36
Cemetery: BASRA WAR CEMETERY. I. E. 15.

Jones James*

Jones James*

King Edward*

Laxon Thomas*

Lawley Joseph Private 203436

1st/4th Bn South Lancashire Regiment

Died of Wounds 15th July 1917 age 21

DOZINGHAM MILITARY CEMETERY. I. E. 1.

Meacham Joseph
Private 59036

1st Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)

Son of Joseph Daniel and Emma Jane Meacham, of 13, Hilton St., Springfields, Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 21st July 1918 age 19.

ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 4.

Mills Thomas*

Mould George Lance Serjeant 42879

4th Bn Prince of Wales's North Staffordshire Regiment

(formerly 3/23678 Lincolnshire Regiment).

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton. Son of Seer and Catherine Mould of Wolverhampton; husband of Edith Gladys Mould of 150 Hilton St. Springfields.

Killed in Action 14 October 1918 age 28.

DADIZEELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY. V1.C 1.


Mounsey Edward Gunner 202215

464th Battery 179th Brigade. Royal Field Artillary
Enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 28th December 1917.

NEUVILLE-BOURJONVAL BRITISH CEMETERY. B. 19.


Nail Henry Private 24187

15th Bn Sherwood Foresters

(Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 17th July 1916.

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 10 c 10 D and 11 A.

Parkes
Charles Driver 245687

456th Field Company Royal Engineers

Son of Alfred James and Emily Rebecca Parkes of Wolverhampton. Died 1st March 1919.

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. LXXII D. 27.

Payne Albert 2nd Corporal 252011

14th Light Railway Operating Company, Royal Engineers.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton, husband of Harriet A. Payne of 69 Cannock Road Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 21st March 1918 age 29.

RENINGHELS NEW MILITARY CEMETERY. IV A. 20

 

Patrick George Guardsman 22926

1st Bn Grenadier Guards
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton, husband of Mary Ann Patrick 11 Southampton Street Wolverhampton.

Died of Wounds 1st April 1918

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. XXIX. A. 5.

 

Patrick Joseph*

Pote Albert Edward Company Serjeant Major 12372

8th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 21st August 1916.

HANNESCAMPS NEW MILITARY CEMETERY. A.2

Reed Arthur Private 240140

1/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 1st July 1916.

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier Face 7 B.

 

Robotham Arthur*

Robotham Horace Private F/2397

23rd Bn Middlesex Regiment.

Born and Enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 12th September 1916.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier Face 12 D and 13 B


Snape John Private 1676

1/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Son of Mr J. Snape Newbridge Terrace, Cannock Rd.

Killed in Action 10th January 1917.

BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY. V11. A. 9.


Speed Bert Private 3946

2/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Died 29th April 1916.

GRANGEGORMAN MILITARY CEMETERY DUBLIN. CE 637

 

Shaw Henry*

Shaw James Private 9035

7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 27th July 1917.

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.  PANEL 35 and 37

Saunders Arthur*

Townend John William Private 10363

7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Killed in Action 9th August 1915.

HELLES MEMORIAL GALLIPOLI. Panel 134 to 136.

 

Warrender Henry Private 26650

1st Bn The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Born in Wolverhampton, enlisted at Heath Town.

Died of Wounds 14th December 1916.

DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

IV. E. 22.

 

Webb Bertram Private 13085

105th Company Machine Gun Corps.

Formerly 29834 Cheshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Son of William Thomas and Harriett E. Webb, of 39, Junction St., Wolverhampton.

Killed in Action 28th April 1917 age 31.

CHAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY, HOLNON. IV. D. 3.


Whitehouse Edward Private 6986

2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.
Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton. Son of William and Elizabeth Whitehouse, of Wood End, Wednesfield.

Killed in Action 15th September 1914.

VENDRESSE BRITISH CEMETERY. II. AA. 1.

 

White Fred *


Whomack Samuel Charles Private 31508

1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born at Brettell Lane Staffordshire, enlisted in Wolverhampton.

Husband of G. Whomack, of 71, Bush St., Springfields.

Died of Wounds 27th May 1917 age 36.

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. XXV. E. 10A.

 

Woodnoth Henry Serjeant 313

21st Bn Australian Infantry AIF.

Born in Wolverhampton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elizabeth Woodnoth, of 80, Cambridge St., Springfield. Henry enlisted 21 January 1915 age 26 in Melbourne Victoria. His attestation papers describe him as being 5' 7" tall and weighing 10 stone, he was employed as a labourer.Henry was promoted to the rank of Serjeant 20th December 1916.

He died of his wounds after being gassed 1st August 1918 age 29.

ADELAIDE CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX. I. D. 9.

Wright William Private 15639

75th Company Machine Gun Corps

Formerly 20270 South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton, son of William Edward and Emily Wright, of 48, Faulkland St., Wolverhampton
Killed in Action 9th June 1917 age 22.

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL. Panel 56.


 

 

 

SECOND WORLD WAR.

Inscribed on the Memorial are the words
"In Reverent Memory Of The Men Of the Parish Who Gave Their Lives In The Great War 1939-1945"

 

 

Busby Charles
Ordinary Seaman C/SSX 30870
H.M.S. Keith Royal Navy
Died 23rd May 1940 age 19
Son of Charles Henry and Martha Busby, of Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.
CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL. 36,2.

Dunn John Corporal 1542906
Army Catering Corps
Died 25th May 1943 age 32
Son of John and Annie Dunn, of Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton.
KIRKEE WAR CEMETERY. 4. E. 5

Jones Arthur Charles Gunner 4924702
3 Airlanding Anti-Tank Bty Royal Artillery
Died 24th March 1945 age 28
Son of Charles Henry and Agnes Emma Jones, of Springfields, Wolverhampton; husband of P.A. Jones.
REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY. 38.C.11.

Luther Charles Stanley 819307 Lance Bombardier
5 Bty,2 A.A. Regt Royal Artillery
Died 17th June 1940 age 27
Son of Charles Henry and Florence Edith Luther; husband of Irene Luther, of Wolverhampton.
DUNKIRK MEMORIAL. Column 9.

Orme Wilfred George Private 7593767
Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Died 24th May 1941 age 21
Son of Wilfred James Orme and Nellie Orme, of Wolverhampton.
SUDA BAY WAR CEMETERY. 13.C.18.

 

 


 

 

 


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