Sankey War Memorials at St. Leonards Bilston.

The memorials from the demolished works and offices of Joseph Sankeys and Sons of Bilston were moved to St Leonards. There are four memorials two each for Bankfield Works and Manor Works,remembering the workers of both wars.

Sankey War Memorials at St. Leonards Bilston.

All four plaques are cast in bronze in the same form.The names are listed in alphabetical order with no record of rank. There is one exception S.J. Sankey does have "director" entered after his name.

Roll of Honour World War 1 Bankfield Works.

 
ALLEN HENRY OLIVER Private 240458
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 04/05/1918 Age:26
Son of Henry and Sarah Allen of Upper Ettingshall Bilston.
Grave/Memorial Reference: LXVIII. A. 24.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

BAKER JOHN ROLAND Private 235123
13th Bn The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
Killed in Action 27th September 1917 Age: 31
Son of Mrs. Mary Ann Baker of 8 Bank St. Bradley Bilston Staffs. His brother William Edward Norman also fell.
TYNE COT MEMORIAL - ZonnebekeWest-Vlaanderen Panel 31 to 34 and 162 and 162A and 163A

BLACKBURN GEORGE Private 15786
1st Bn Leicestershire Regiment
Killed in Action 15/09/1916
Grave/Memorial Reference:Pier and Face 2 C and 3 A.
Cemetery: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

BROMLEY JABEZ Private 9765
2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 10/03/1915
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 21 and 22.
Cemetery: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

BROMLEY JOHN (aka Jack)Private 9232
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds at Home 18/06/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference: FA. 2848. 3.
Cemetery: BILSTON CEMETERY

J.Clee

DARBY LEVI JOSEPH Serjeant 240839
2nd/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 21/03/1918
Grave/Memorial Reference:Bay 6.
Cemetery: ARRAS MEMORIAL

DEAN HARRY Private 36336
3rd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died at Home 07/05/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 238. 7.
Cemetery: BILSTON CEMETERY

EDGE HORACE CHARLES Private M/321336
1st Base Mechanical Transport Depot Royal Army Service Corps
Died 25/02/1919 Age: 22
Son of Charles Oliver Edge and Mary Elizabeth Edgeof 57 Broad St. Bilston.
Grave/Memorial Reference: X. B. 46.
Cemetery:MONS COMMUNAL CEMETERY

ELKS WILLIAM Private 240273
6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 01/07/1916
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. H. 16.
Cemetery:GOMMECOURT WOOD NEW CEMETERY, FONCQUEVILLERS

G.Elsdon

EVANS ERNEST Gunner 33055
88th Bde Royal Field Artillery
Formerly 19822 South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 02/06/1918
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. D. 8.
Cemetery: MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY

G.Grainger

HAMMONDS HAROLD Private 260027
"C" Coy 2nd/5th BnLeicestershire Regiment
Killed in Action 28th September 1917 Age:19
Son of Rowland and Fanny Elizabeth Hammonds, of 46 Field St.Bradley Bilston Staffs.
TYNE COT MEMORIAL-Zonnebeke West-Vlaanderen Panel 50 to 51

HARPIN JOHN Company Quartermaster Serjeant 240040
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 07/05/1918
Grave/Memorial Reference: LXVI. B. 25.
ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

HARRIS ALBERT Driver T1/1419
114th Coy Army Service Corps
Died of Wounds 18/06/1915
Husband of B. Harris, of 47, Salop St., Bradley, Bilston.
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 160.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
 

HARRIS SIDNEY THOMAS Private 18267
7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 08/06/1917 Age:20
Son of the late Henry and Ellen Harris of 29 Cross St.Wednesbury, Staffs.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 35 and 37.
Cemetery: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

HAYWARD ARTHUR Private 1922
1st/6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment.
Killed in Action 13/10/1915 Age 21. Son of Arthur and Rose Hayward of 55 High St. Bilston.
Panel 73 to 76 LOOS MEMORIAL

HODSON WILLIAM Private 39083
4th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 10/04/1918 Age:25
Son of Samuel and Fanny Hodson.
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. Q. 3.
Cemetery:STRAND MILITARY CEMETERY

HORSEMAN ERNEST GILES Lance Corporal 10124
7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died at Home of Wounds 05/12/1915 Age:23
Son of John and Pauline Elizabeth Horseman of 8 Stafford St.Bilston.
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 2349. 7.
Cemetery: BILSTON CEMETERY

JOHNSON SAMUEL Private 10090
7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 14/07/1916
Grave/Memorial Reference:Bay 6.
Cemetery:ARRAS MEMORIAL

T.Morgan

ORGAN JAMES BERT Private 2623
6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 15/10/1915
Brother of Mr. F. G. Organ of 55 Shand St. Wishaw.
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. C. 56.
Cemetery: LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY

PARKER THOMAS Gunner 84204
81st Bty Royal Field Artillery
Died of Wounds 19/06/1916 Age:29
Son-in-law of Mrs. Julia Flynn, of 107, Temple St. Bilston.
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. A. 41.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

PITT JOHN Private 37033
7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 14/12/1917 Age:21
Son of John and Ann Pitt of 2 Court 12 Wolverhampton St. Bilston.
Grave Reference: XX. D. 2.
LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY.

ROGERS JOHN WISEDALE Private 308098
2nd/7th Bn Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
Killed in Action 03/05/1917 Age:22
Son of Henry Arthur and Martha Rogers of 5 Thompson St. Bilston.
Memorial Reference: Bay 6.
ARRAS MEMORIAL.
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SANKEY SYDNEY JOHN (Director) Captain
6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed 25/09/1915 age:25
Son of Elizabeth Sankey of Hunley Lodge Penn Fields Wolverhampton and the late John William Sankey.
Grave Reference: I. L. 3.
LARCH WOOD (RAILWAY CUTTING) CEMETERY.

T.Stokes

TAYLOR ALFRED Private 10306
8th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 15/02/1916 Age:22
Son of Enoch and Annie Taylor of 2 Court 5 House, Temple St. Bilston.
Grave Reference: Panel 35 and 37.
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.

TAYLOR JOHN Private 6817
2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 10/03/1915
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 21 and 22.
Cemetery:LE TOURET MEMORIAL

J.Vails.

   

Roll of Honour World War 2 Bankfield Works.

 
ASHFORD HERBERT Lance Corporal 5044455
North Staffordshire Regiment
Attached to the 13th (2/4th Bn. The South Lancashire Regt.) Bn. Parachute Regiment, A.A.C.
Died 19/08/1944 Age:34
Son of John Thomas Ashford and Susan Ashford; husband of Annie Elizabeth Ashford of Bilston.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Row C. Grave 9.
Cemetery: PUTOT-EN-AUGE CHURCHYARD

COPSON HERBERT Serjeant S/2216309
Royal Army Service Corps
Died 02/02/1940 Age:48
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Old portion. Grave 1410. 6.
Cemetery: BILSTON CEMETERY

 
MORGAN VICTOR Signalman 2346336
Royal Corps of Signals
Died 16/08/1943 Age:23
Son of Henry and Lily Morgan of Willenhall Staffordshire.
Grave/Memorial Reference: B3. D. 6.
Cemetery: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY

WILTSHIRE JOSEPH WILLIAM Lance Corporal 4916982
1/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died 16/07/1944 Age:34
Son of Joseph and Phoebe Wiltshire; husband of Beatrice May Wiltshire of Bilston.
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. C. 11.
Cemetery: FONTENAY-LE-PESNEL WAR CEMETERY, TESSEL
   

Roll of Honour World War 1 Manor Works.

Hubert Austin

BULLOCK JOSEPH Private 15826
2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 12/06/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 6.
Cemetery: ARRAS MEMORIAL
 

COX JOHN W. Driver 71670
"A" Bty. 84th Bde Royal Field Artillery
Killed in Action 25/10/1917 Age:25
Husband of Florence Cox of 6 Morfital Lane Willenhall Native of Ettingshall Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. G. 11.
Cemetery: TYNE COT CEMETERY

William Green





JAMES JOHN Private 42257
10th Bn Worcestershire Regiment
Killed in Action 18/06/1918 Age:19
Son of Enoch James of 12 Woodcross St. Woodcross Bilston.
Cemetery: SOISSONS MEMORIAL

NICHOLLS JOHN Gunner 19440
"D" Bty., 76th Bde Royal Field Artillery
Killed in Action 23/04/1917 Age:24
Son of John and Sarah Nicholls of 23 Thompson St. Bilston.
Grave Reference: 2. D. 12.
CANADIAN CEMETERY No.2, NEUVILLE - ST. VAAST

PLANT ARTHUR ALFRED Private 2277
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 13/10/1915
Memorial Reference: Panel 73 to 76.
LOOS MEMORIAL
   

Roll of Honour World War 2 Manor Works.

A.S.Craig

DARBY WILLIAM ALBERT Guardsman 2664544
3rd Bn Coldstream Guards
Died 27/01/1944
Son of Albert and Edith Darby, of Coseley.
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI, C, 12.
Cemetery: MINTURNO WAR CEMETERY

MOULD SAMUEL Gunner 1142741
93 (6th Bn. The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Anti-Tank Regt Royal Artillery
Died 08/11/1944 Age:24
Son of D. and Emily Mould of Bilston.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave II, D, 12.
Cemetery: FORLI WAR CEMETERY

PORTER HAROLD Bombardier 802675
3 Medium Regt Royal Artillery
Died 13/06/1944 Age:32
Husband of Clarice Porter of Bilston.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Joint grave XIV.B.1-2.
Cemetery: CASSINO WAR CEMETERY
 
   
   


 

 

 


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