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PRESTEIGNE WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Martin Harvey 2005

A red sandstone memorial situated in a small garden in front of John Beddoes Scholl, Presteigne. All four faces of the memorial are inscribed. Two faces with inscription, two with the lists of names of the fallen. The names here have been sorted into alphabetical order for ease of reading. [Note: Most spellings on SDGW CD are as Presteign]
Photographs Copyright © Martin Harvey 2005

In memory of the men of Presteigne and District who fell in the Great War
1914-1918
1939-1945
To our Glorious Dead

1914-1918

ADLINGTON

Edward [John]

Private 46232, Labour Corps formerly 70628, Liverpool Regiment. Died of wounds 11th September 1917. Born and enlisted Presteign.

BOOTH

James

[Listed as Sergeant on memorial] Corporal 7751, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 12th october 1916. Born and resident Presteign, enlisted Neath.

BOUNDS

Osborne A

Private 201460, 1st/4th Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light infantry). Killed in action 26th March 1918. Born Port, Glamorgan, enlisted Prssteign.

BOWEN

P T

Private , Herefordshire Regiment

BRIGGS

Colwyn Frank

Private 235272, 1st/1st Battalion, Herefordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd July 1918. Born and enlisted Presteign.

BURSNELL

[Francis] William

{Listed as Kings Shropshire Light Infantry on memorial] Private 10373, 7th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action at gallipoli 8th August 1915. Born Ludlow, Salop, enlisted Lichfield, Staffordshire, resident Presteign.

BUTCHER

H

Private , Kings Shropshire Light infantry

DAVIES

L

Private , Kings Shropshire Light infantry

EVANS

H

Lance Corporal , Herefordshire Regiment

EVANS

William Thomas

Private T.F.204658, 20th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died 30th July 1918. Aged 31. Enlisted Presteign, resident Lyeseven Norton. Son of George and Ann Evans, of Cascob, Presteign, husband of Charlotte Perkins (formerly Evans), of Hollands Lawn, Norton, Radnorshire. Buried in LILLE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 24. See also Norton.

GEORGE

Thomas Frederick

Private 48823, 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 1st September 1918. Enlisted Leominster, Herefordshire, resident Presteign. Formerly 204664, Middlesex Regiment.

GREEN

R E O L

Lieutenant, Kings Shropshire Light infantry

HOLL

E

Private , County of London Regt.

HUGHES

Norman [Menzies]

Private 56569, 14th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers formerly 32960, King's (Shropshire Light infantry). Born St Mary's, Shrewsbury, enlisted Presteign.

JOSEPH

J S

Private , Kings Shropshire Light infantry

LEWIS

D

Private , Kings Shropshire Light infantry

LEWIS

J

Private , Machine Gun Corps

MEREDITH

John Ernest

Private 22381, 6th Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light infantry). Died of wounds in United Kingdom 16th October 1917. Born Tansalisamal, enlsited Presteign, resident Ackill, Presteign.

MILLICHAMP

Alfred Harbridge

Company Sergeant Major 6475, 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action at Gallipoli 8th May 1915. Born Presteign, enlisted Brecon.

MILLICHAMP

F

Private , Canadian Regiment

MILLICHAMP

William George

Corporal 236594, 7th Battalion (King's Shropshire Light Infantry), Herefordshire Regiment (listed as seving at the time of death with theabove battalion). Killed in action 2nd September 1918. Born Presteign, enlisted Hereford, resiodent Islington.

MORGAN

A C

Lance Corporal , Machine Gun Corps

MORGAN

J A

Private , Monmouthshire Regt.

MORRIS

B

Private , Australian Imp. forces

OWENS

I

Private , Herefordshire Regiment

POWELL

C L

Private , Durham Light Infantry

POWELL

J

Private , Lancashire Fusiliers

POWELL

J G

Private , Labour Corps

POWELL

John Thomas

Lance Corporal 27808, 11th Battalion, Border Regiment formerly 4272, Herefordshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd December 1917. Born and enlisted Presteign.

POWELL

Walter

Private 285271, 10th Battalion, Welsh Regiment formrly 238992, 1st Battalion, Herefordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 31st july 1917. Born Titley, herefordshire, enlisted Presteign.

PREECE

[Charles] Henry

Private 20170, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born presteign, enlisted Pontypridd, resident Treforest, Glamorganshire.

PROBERT

Albert E

Private 552, 17th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of wounds 20th June 1918. Enlisted New Radnor, resident Presteigne. Formerly 2819, Montgomeryshire Yeomanry.

PUGH

R

Private , Royal Army Service Corps

REESE

W

Private , Cheshire Regiment

SAUNDERS

Arthur

Private 10385, 5th Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 25th September 1915. Born and resident Presteign, enlisted Hereford.

SMALLMAN

T J

Corporal , Canadian Regiment

SMALLMAN

W

Private , Canadian Regiment

TAYLOR

Henry

Private 5393, 2nd Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 2nd March 1915. Born Titley, Kington, Herefordshire, enlisted Hereford, resident Presteign.

TAYLOR

[John] Thomas

Private 2315, 1st/1st Battalion, Herefordshire Regiment. Died of wounds at Gallipoli 3rd September 1915. Born and resident Presteign, enlisted Hereford.

TURNER

H

Private , Border Regiment

TURNER

W

Gunner. Royal Field Artillery

WATKINS

[George] Heber

Private 24987, 12th Battalion, LAncashire Fusiliers formalery 4301, Herefordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Salonika (Greece) 13th January 1918. Born Discard, enlisted Knighton, resident Presteign.

WEBB

E J

Driver. Royal Army Service Corps

1939-1945

CROFT

C S

Trooper

CROFT

R

Major

CROFT

R M

Sergeant

JONES

W J

Corporal

JONES

W J

Private

LELLO

R

Private

LEWIS

M

Private

LEWIS

W T

Private

ONSLOW

R J S

Captain RN. (Note: CWGC records show his initials as R F J)

PRICE

C

Lance Corporal

REES

G

Sergeant

RUMSEY

T

Sergeant

TAYLOR

W H

Sergeant

THOMPSON

R

Captain

YATES

J K

Sergeant

30 March 2005

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