Monmoor and Victoria Works Memorial

Monmoor and Victoria Works Memorial

On the memorial is cast the following inscription.

This tablet was erected by their proud and grateful employers to the honoured memory of the following brave men of the Monmoor and Victoria Works who gave their lives for their country in the Great War 1914-1918


 

Roll of Honour.

 
Thomas Asprey*

ANTWIS WILLIAM Private 19083
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 26/10/1917 Age:27
Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Antwis.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 90 to 92 and 162 to 162A.
Cemetery: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

BANTING FREDERICK CHARLES Private 3736
2nd/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died at Home 29/04/1916
Grave/Memorial Reference: CE. 612.
Cemetery: GRANGEGORMAN MILITARY CEMETERY

BRADBURN ERNEST Private 24716
15th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Killed in Action 22/10/1917 Age:23
Son of Charles Inscoe, of 50, Oxford St., Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.
Cemetery: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

SYDNEY SAMUEL BEDDOWS Private 3440
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 09/04/1915
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. G. 13.
Cemetery: ST. QUENTIN CABARET MILITARY CEMETERY

BIRD ISSAC Private 14442
3rd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 18/03/1915
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 41.
Cemetery: BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY

BOLTON, LEONARD Private 40161
7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 27/07/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 35 and 37.
Cemetery: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

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

BYWATER JOHN WILLIAM ALBERT Private 6744
2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 27/10/1914
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. G. 1.
Cemetery: OOSTTAVERNE WOOD CEMETERY

H Cadwallader*

Alfred Collins*

John Cox*

COOPER EDWARD Private 73076
11th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Formerly 9089 South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 16/10/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.
Cemetery: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

COSGRIFF THOMAS Private 11306
2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 28/04/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 6.
Cemetery: ARRAS MEMORIAL


Arthur Davies*

DUTTON JOHN CHARLES Private 41931
7th Bn Norfolk Regiment
Killed in Action 18/09/1918 Age:18
Son of George and Mary Dutton of 1C Sharrock St. Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 21.
Cemetery:EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY

Hy Edwards*

FREEMAN PERCY ROWLAND Private 41964
5th Sqdn Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry)
Formerely 2522313th Hussars
Killed in Action 25/03/1918
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 93 and 94.
Cemetery:POZIERES MEMORIAL

FISHER FREDERICK Private 27263
13th Bn Duke of Wellington's
(West Riding Regiment)
Killed in Action 14/09/1918 Age:23
Son of Frederick and Annie Fisher of 4 Gordon St.Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. E. 32.
Cemetery: MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

FOX WILFRED SINCLAIR Private 31523
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 04/10/1917 Age:22
Son of Thomas and Annie Fox of 32 Maxwell Rd. Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXV. A. 1.
Cemetery:BUTTES NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, POLYGON WOOD

GRAYSON RAY Private 14929
1st/6th Bn Gordon Highlanders
Killed in Action 31/07/1917 Age:21
Son of Mrs. E. K. Grayson of 13 Wolverhampton Rd.Wednesfield Wolverhampton and the late Mr. J. Grayson.
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVIII. E. 20.
Cemetery: NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY

John Guest*

HADEN JAMES EDWARD Private 11849
8th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 10/07/1916
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 7 B.
Cemetery: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

HAYCOX JOSEPH Private 31336
1st/5th Bn South Lancashire Regiment
Formerly 25665 South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 30/11/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 7.
Cemetery: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

HILL WILLIAM ISAIAH Private 12336
2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 28/07/1916
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 7 B.
Cemetery: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

HOWELL THOMAS Private 240972
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 01/07/1916
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. K. 13.
Cemetery: GOMMECOURT WOOD NEW CEMETERY, FONCQUEVILLERS

HOLDER WILLIAM Private 26604
1st Bn The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Formerly 4934 Durham Light Infantry
Killed in Action 18/04/1918 Age:33
Son of Thomas Holder.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 89 to 91.
Cemetery: LOOS MEMORIAL

HUNT JAMES WILLIAM Private G/6099
2nd Bn Royal Sussex Regiment
Killed in Action 13/10/1915 Age:23
Son of Mrs. Eliza Emma Hunt of 6 Dartmouth St. Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 69 to 73.
Cemetery: LOOS MEMORIAL

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IVES JOSEPH THOMAS Private 39988
10th Bn Worcestershire Regiment
Formerly 3941 South Staffordshire Regiment
Died 21/06/1918 Age:23
Son of Mrs. A. M. Ives of 46 Pountney St. Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 6.
Cemetery: GENT CITY CEMETERY

JONES HAROLD Private 9026
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 01/07/1916
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 7 B.
Cemetery:THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Robert Jones*

JONES SAMUEL EDWIN Private 59621
2nd Bn West Yorkshire Regiment
Prince of Wales's Own)
Killed in Action 27/05/1918 Age:19
Son of John Howard Jones and Emma Jones of 43 Crowther Rd. Newbridge Wolverhampton.
Cemetery:SOISSONS MEMORIAL

KNIGHT SAMUEL Private 15618
6th Bn Leicestershire Regiment
Killed in Action 16/07/1916 Age:20
Son of Samuel and Margaret Jane Knight of 16 Pond Lane Wolverhampton. An Employee of Bayliss Jones and Bayliss Monmoor Green Steel Works Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 2 C and 3 A.
Cemetery: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

LLOYD ALBERT Private 10484
7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died at Sea 02/08/1915
Grave/Memorial Reference: J. 168.
Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY

LLOYD JOHN Private 32131
2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 30/11/1917 Age:22
Son of Matilda Lloyd of 18 Gas Yard Union Mill St. Wolverhampton and the late John Lloyd.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 7.
Cemetery: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

Hy Marshall*

MCHALE JOHN Private 10619

1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born and enlisted in Wolverhampton. Son of Mrs. B. McHale, of 23, Merridale St., Wolverhampton.

Died of wounds 14/10/1915 age 36.

Grave Reference IV. F. 25.

BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY.

MILLS WILLIAM ALBERT Private 42054
6th Bn King's Own Scottish Borderers
Formerly 52938 South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 01/10/1918 Age:30
Son of the late William Albert and Mary C. Mills of Sedgley Dudley.
Grave Reference: III. B. 43.
HARINGHE (BANDAGHEM) MILITARY CEMETERY

MIDDLETON CHARLES Private 7508
2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 27/10/1914 Age:29
Son of Mrs. Ellen Donoghue of 60 St.Matthew St.Willenhall Rd. Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 35 and 37.
Cemetery: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

NEWELL PATRICK Private 3740
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 13/10/1915 Age:24
Brother of John Newell, of 9 Great Chapel St. Monmore Green Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 73 to 76.
Cemetery: LOOS MEMORIAL

PERKS GEORGE HENRY Private 8894
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 25/09/1915 Age:25
Son of Robert W. and Elizabeth Perks of 8 Warwick St. Wolverhampton; husband of Alice Perks of 7 Shakespeare St. Horseley Field Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 73 to 76.
Cemetery: LOOS MEMORIAL

POWELL JAMES WILLIAM Private 16526
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 31/08/1916 Age:20
Son of James and Louisa Powell of 4 Newbridge Row Tettenhall Rd. Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 7 B.
Cemetery: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Simon Richards*

William Simon*

Thomas Smith*

SUNDERLAND ALFRED Rifleman 42839
12th Bn Royal Irish Rifles
Formerly (T/4/262126) Army Service Corps
Killed in Action 21/03/1918 Age:28
Service No: 42839
Husband of the late Lily Sunderland.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 74 to 76.
Cemetery: POZIERES MEMORIAL

TIPPLE GEORGE Private 72154
1st/5th Bn Devonshire Regiment
Killed in Action 30/08/1918 Age:18
Son of George and Ellen Tipple of 13 Frost St. Monmore Green Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. K. 22.
Cemetery: VAULX HILL CEMETERY

Simon Turner*

TURLEY BEN Private 20263
1st Bn King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Killed in Action 10/04/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 2.
Cemetery: ARRAS MEMORIAL

TYE FREDERICK Private 18332
7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action Gallipoli 22/08/1915 Age:23
Son of John Tye of 54A Pearson St. Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 134 to 136.
Cemetery: HELLES MEMORIAL

Edward Walker*

WALKER GEORGE Private 15896
1st/5th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 29/04/1918
Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. D. 14.
Cemetery: LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY

WATSON ALFRED THOMAS Rifleman 39553
18th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps
Killed in Action between 18/10/1918 and 20/10/1918 Age:19
Son of Wallace and Hannah Watson of 299 Hordern Rd. Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. B. 20.
Cemetery: DADIZEELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY

WEBB RICHARD Private 39963
7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 10/10/1918
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 6 and 7.
Cemetery: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

Henry West



At the foot of the memorial is inscribed the following :-

"All they had hoped for, all they had they gave to save mankind. Themselves they scorned to save."

I would like to thank Tim Corbett for providing the picture of the Memorial.


 

 

 


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