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SOUTHPORT POST OFFICE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Paul Radford 2010

The memorial is in the form of a wooden plaque sited in Southport Main Post Office, Lord Street, Southport.

Photograph copyright © Paul Radford 2010

Greater Love Hath No Man Than This

Erected by the Southport Postal Staff
in Ever Loving Memory of their Brave
Comrades Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice
in The Great War 1914 - 1919

ARCHER

J W

No further information currently available

BOOTH

William Thomas

Lance Corporal 307837, 19th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 30th March 1918. Aged 32. Born Darwen, enlisted and resident Southport. Son of Richard James and Ann Stott Booth, of Darwen; husband of Ellen Louise Booth, of 10, Norfolk Rd., Birkdale, Southport. Buried in SAVY BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Unidentified grave - Listed on Roupy Road German Cemetery Memorial 65.

Note: There are now over 850, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, more than half are unidentified. Memorials are erected in the cemetery to 68 soldiers (chiefly of the 19th King's Liverpools and the 17th Manchesters), buried by the Germans in their cemetery on the St. Quentin-Roupy road, whose graves were destroyed by shell fire.

DALTON

Norman James

Private 47186, 19th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 30th March 1918. Aged 20. Born, resident and enlisted Southport. Son of Mrs. S. A. Dalton, of 20, Pine Grove, Southport, and the late Thomas Dalton. Born at Southport. Buried in SAVY BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Unidentified grave - Listed on Roupy Road German Cemetery Memorial 54.

Note: There are now over 850, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, more than half are unidentified. Memorials are erected in the cemetery to 68 soldiers (chiefly of the 19th King's Liverpools and the 17th Manchesters), buried by the Germans in their cemetery on the St. Quentin-Roupy road, whose graves were destroyed by shell fire.

HALSALL

Peter

In the 1911 census he is married, aged 29, to Ethel May; his occupation Postman, born Southport, resident at 128 Newton Street, Southport. Probably Peter Halsall, Private 55049, 19th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of wounds 24th November 1917. Born and enlisted Southport. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 5.

HODSON

W T

No further information currently available

JOHNSON

R

No further information currently available

LAWRENSON

Edward

Sapper 78478, No. 1 Wireless Observation Group, Royal Engineers. Died 8th Nobember 1918. Aged 26. Enlisted Liverpool, resident Southport. Son of Martin Luther Lawrenson and Mary Elizabeth Lawrenson, of 43, Tithebarn Rd., Southport. Buried in DOUAI BRITISH CEMETERY, CUINCY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 3.

MARSDEN

Thomas [Arthur]

Private 40941, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd October 1917. Born Dewsbury, Yorkshire, enlisted Southport. Husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Churchill Marsden, of 16, Bold St., Southport. In 1911 he was a Letter Carrier Postman, married, aged 32, born Dewsbury, resident 9 Byrom Street, Southport. Formerly T4/141825, Royal Army Service Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 90 to 92 and 162 to 162A.

Last updated 15 December, 2010

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