Wolverhampton Area Postal Workers Memorial.

Wolverhampton Area Postal Workers Memorial.

A bronze memorial tablet inscribed with the words'Erected to the memory of the members of our staff who fell in the European War,1914-1919'

The memorial was unveiled 5th June 1922 by Lieutenant-Colonel T.F. Waterhouse D.S.O,the memorial was positioned in the front general office of the Wolverhampton Head Post Office.Information taken from Express & Star 1922

The names on the tablet are:


 

JOHN WALTER BLOOMFIELD Corporal 9672
3rd Bn Worcestershire Regiment
Died of Wounds 07/11/1915 Age:27
Son of William and Sarah Ann Bloomfield of Rugby. Native of Rugby.
Grave/Memorial Reference:III.F.8A.
Cemetery:ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

ALFRED HENRY BOTT Private 29022
4th Bn. Grenadier Guards
Killed in Action 28/11/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 34.
Cemetery: ANNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY

Norman Joseph Brindley
Lance Corporal 371248
8th(City of London) Battalion(Post Office Rifles)
Died of wounds 28th April 1918 age 20.
Son of Henry Joseph Brindley, of 71, Lea Rd., Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 32.
Cemetery: PENN FIELDS (ST. PHILIP) CHURCHYARD


SIDNEY EDWARD DAIN Second Lieutenant
Postal Sect Royal Engineers
Died 07/12/1918
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. E. 39.
Cemetery:ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION


JAMES ESPLEY Private 21469
6th Bn King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Killed in Action 20/11/1917 Age:27
Son of William and Sarah Espley.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 8 and 9
Cemetery:CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL


THOMAS EDWARD FARMER Private 31745
8th Bn King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Killed in Action 08/06/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 47
Cemetery: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL


JOSEPH HARTLAND Private 7888
3rd Bn Worcestershire Regiment
Killed in Action 20/10/1914
Grave/Memorial Reference:Panel 17 and 18
Cemetery:LE TOURET MEMORIAL


GEORGE ARTHUR HILL Lance Corporal 17754
7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 20/05/1918 Age:20
Son of William Henry and Mary Ann Hill of 13 Chillington Terrace Willenhall Rd Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 37.
Cemetery:PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE


 
HENRY CHARLES LAMBERT Private 8297
7th Bn London Regiment
Died of Wounds 20/12/1916 Age:24
Husband of Olive Lambert of 56 Abbey Foregate Shrewsbury.
Grave/Memorial Reference: X. C. 37A.
Cemetery:LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY


CHARLES PARKER Private 7481
2nd Bn Durham Light Infantry
Killed in Action 09/08/1915
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 36 and 38
Cemetery:YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL


FREDERICK HORACE PHILLIPS Private 30710
1st Bn East Yorkshire Regiment
Killed in Action 16/04/1918
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 47 to 48 and 163A
Cemetery:TYNE COT MEMORIAL

G.Reynolds


EDWIN ERNEST ROSS Private 17753
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 28/03/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference:C.15.
Cemetery:ST. LEGER BRITISH CEMETERY

HARRY SHARRATT Private 20796
9th Bn Lancashire Fusiliers
Killed in Action 04/09/1917 Age: 30
Husband of Nesta Owen (formerly Sharratt) of 1 Church Rd. Uffington Shrewsbury. Late of the G.P.O. Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. H. 25.
Cemetery: GWALIA CEMETERY

FRANK PERCY TATE Gunner 94930
198th Siege Bty Royal Garrison Artillery
Killed in Action 31/07/1917 Age:32
Husband of Rosetta Tate (District Nurse)of Rose Cottage Rous Lench Evesham Worcestershire.
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. H. 3.
Cemetery: VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY


CYRIL TINSLEY Gunner 222832
3rd Reserve Bn Royal Field Artillery
Died at Home 11/04/1917 Age:26
Son of Emma Tinsley of 183 Newhampton Rd. West Wolverhampton and the late Richard Tinsley. Born at Wellington Salop.
Grave/Memorial Reference: 6098.
Cemetery: WOLVERHAMPTON BOROUGH CEMETERY


CHARLES THOMAS TOTTY Serjeant 2632
6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 05/06/1915
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. E. 20.
Cemetery: ST. QUENTIN CABARET MILITARY CEMETERY


The memorial is now situated in the foyer of Wolverhampton Royal Mail sorting office, Sun Street.


 

 

 


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