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WESTON UNDER PENYARD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Rosemary Lockie 2005
See also GENUKI Herefordshire

The War Memorial is sited in St Laurence's Churchyard in Weston under Penyard. It consists of a granite cross on a rectangular base with double plinth. The names have been sorted here into alphabetical order, within conflict, for ease of reading.

In Honour of the Men from this Parish
who laid down their lives in the War 1914-1918.

BOURTON

Albert

Private 25368, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died 8th December 1917. Aged 21. Son of Albert and Kate L. B. Bourton, of Ivy Cottage, Lower Weston, Ross, Herefordshire. Buried in ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT, Somme, France. Plot VII. Row C. Grave 7.

CARPENTER

Ernest [William]

Corporal 5193, "A" Battery, 119th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 29th September 1918. Brother of Charles Carpenter, of Springetts Lane, Weston, Ross, Herefordshire. Buried in CEMENT HOUSE CEMETERY, , Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IX. Row F. Grave 22.

CLOSE

James

Private 27722, 11th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 18th November 1916. Buried in WAGGON ROAD CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot/Row C. Grave 4.

DAVIS

Charles [Edwin]

Second Lieutenant, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 15th September 1918. Aged 22. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Davis, of 28, Russell St., Gloucester. Native of Weston, nr. Ross, Herefordshire. Buried in MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot VII. Row G. Grave 6.

GOODE

Edward

Private, Monmouthshire Regiment.

GURNEY

Albert

Driver, Royal Army Service Corps

GURNEY

Arthur

Private, Surrey Regiment.

HALL

Arthur [George]

[Corporal on memorial] Lance Corporal 20995, Second Company, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died 11th July 1916. Aged 23. Son of George and Mary Hall, of Weston-under-Penyard, nr. Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. Buried in FERME-OLIVIER CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot 1. Row E. Grave 12.

HALL

Frank [J]

Corporal 36802, 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died Second October 1917. Aged 23. Son of Charles and Martha Hall, of Palmer's Flat, Hopes Ash, Ross, Herefordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 72 to 75.

HUDSON

Robert [Denis]

[Listed as Dennis HUDSON, 2nd Lieut. on memorial] Lieutenant, 109th Battaery, Royal Field Artillery. Died 25th January 1916. Aged 22. Son of Commander W. J. V. and Mrs. Hudson, of Frogmore, Ross, Herefordshire, brother of Henry Eris Hudson, below. Buried in DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row H. Grave 10.

HUDSON, M.C.

[Henry] Erris

[Listed as Eris HUDSON on memorial] Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died 18th June 1918. Aged 19. Son of Commander W. J. V. Hudson (R.N.) and Mrs. E. H. Hudson, of Frogmore, Ross, Herefordshire; brother of Robert Denis HUDSON, above. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 87 to 89.

JONES

Robert

Private, Royal Army Medical Corps

KEDDLE

Frank

Private 202875, 4th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 7th September 1917. Buried in TOURNAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY ALLIED EXTENSION, Tournai, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot I. Row E. Grave 7.

LONGFORD

Wallace

Sergeant 235655, "A" Company, 1st/1st Battalion, Herefordshire Regiment. Died 19th April 1917. Aged 29. Son of James and Elizabeth Longford. Born at Weston-under-Penyard, Ross-on-Wye. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot X. Row B. Grave 11.

MAYO

Arthur [Cyril]

Private 32005, 14th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 25th August 1917. Aged 21. Son of Eleanor Mayo, of Webb's Cottages, Upton Bishop, Ross, Herefordshire. Buried in VILLERS-FAUCON COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot/Row E. Grave 35.

PRICE

Albert

Gunner, Royal Field Artillery

PRICE

Oliver

Private 32737, 7th Battalion, King's Own Shropshire Light Infantry. Died 28th April 1917. Aged 29. Son of Henry and Mary Ann Price, of Weston-under-Penyard, Ross-on-Wye; husband of Mary Marfell Price, of Bromsash Villa, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row H. Grave 15.

PUTT

Thomas [E]

Private 14614, 7th Battalion, King's Own Shropshire Light Infantry. Died 7th April 1917. Aged 25. Son of Thomas Henry and Mary Ann Putt, of 5, Dairy Cottages, Weston, Ross, Herefordshire. Buried in BEAURAINS ROAD CEMETERY, BEAURAINS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row E. Grave 8.

SAUNDERS

Charles

Corporal, Gloucestershire Regiment.

SCUTT

Horace [Victor George]

Private 35336, 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own Shropshire Light Infantry. Died 13th August 1918. Aged 19. Son of E. R. and L. L. Scutt, of Ivy Cottage, Weston-under-Penyard, Ross, Herefordshire. Buried in CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 25.

SPARROW

Charles [R]

Gunner 78548, "G" Corps Ammunition Park, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 27th November 1918. Aged 31. Son of Alfred William and Eliza Sparrow, of Pencraig Cottage, Pontshill, Ross-on-Wye. Born at Mitcheldean, Glos. Buried in RYEFORD BAPTIST BURIAL GROUND, Ryeford, Herefordshire.

WHITBY

Arthur [William]

Lance Corporal 2241, "B" Company, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 17th February 1917. Aged 28. Son of Arthur Whitby, of Bill Mills, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, and the late Mrs. E. Whitby. Buried in REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme, France. Plot V.Row E. Grave 22.

WILKES

Gordon

Private, Gloucestershire Regiment.

Their Name Liveth for Evermore. Ecclus. 44.14.

Also in the War 1939-1945

ALDRICH-BLAKE

[Philip] Geoffrey

Lieutenant (A), H.M.S. Goshawk, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 17th January 1941. Aged 32. Son of Frederic Hooper Aldrich-Blake and Emily Edith Aldrich-Blake, of Ross, Herefordshire. Also served in the Welsh Guards. No known grave. Commemorated on LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Bay 2, Panel 6.

ALLOWAY

[Frederick Victor] George

Sergeant (Navigator/Bomber) 1238809, 166 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24th May 1943. Aged 21. Son of Frederick John and Dorothea Violet Alloway, of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. Buried in HAAKSBERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY, Overijssel, Netherlands. Plot 4. Row 3. Grave 15.

ASHLEY

Reginald

Able Seaman D/JX 344489, H.M.S. President III, Royal Navy. Died 16th November 1942. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 64, Column 1.

ATTWOOD

[Alfred] Charles

Aircraftman 1st Class 977888, 205 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 20th September 1941. Aged 23. Son of Charles and Jane Attwood, of Pontshill, Herefordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 410.

BENYON

[Joseph] Michael

Flying Officer (Pilot) 164515, 358 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 6th October 1945. Aged 21. Son of Hugh Samuel and Marion Gertrude Benyon, of Weston-under-Penyard, Herefordshire. Buried in CHITTAGONG WAR CEMETERY, Bangladesh. Plot 3. Row G. Grave 2.

DEACON

Harry [Jeffrey]

Petty Officer C/J 113765, H.M. Submarine "Perseus", Royal Navy. Died 19th December 1941. Aged 33. Son of Alfred and Anne Deacon; husband of Emily Jane Deacon, of Ryeford, Herefordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMROIAl, Kent. Column 41, Panel 2.

GOODE

Edward [Nelson]

Gunner 1534421, Royal Artillery. Died 3rd June 1943. Aged 23. Son of Archibald and Ethel M. Goode, of Lower Weston. Buried south of the church in ST LAWRENCE CHURCHYARD, WESTON-UNDER-PENYARD, Herefordshire.

TINSLEY

John

Bombardie 987378, 11 (Honourable Artillery Company) Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery. Died 9th July 1942. Aged 25. Son of Charles H. Tinsley and of Mary May Tinsley, of Weston-under-Penyard, Herefordshire. B.A. (Cantab.). Jesus College. Buried in FAYID WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 2. Row E. Grave 3.

WHIFFEN

[Thomas] Hardy

Major EC/15657, 2nd Battalion, King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles). Died 30th April 1946. Buried in DELHI WAR CEMETERY, DELHI, India. Plot 1. Row E. Grave 15.

16 November 2005

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