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BELLE VUE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Philip Morris 2008

The memorial is located inside Holy Trinity Church, Bell Vue. The memorial is in the form of the chancel screen and a wall mounted tablet with white lettering. The memorial contains ? names for World War 1 only. It was unveiled by Major R B Wingfield in July 1920. The names have been sorted here into strict alphabetical order for ease of research and reading.

Photograph Copyright © Philip Morris 2008

TO THE
GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN GRATEFUL AND HONOURED
REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN
OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL
IN THE
GREAT WAR
1914-1919

ASTLEY

William

Rifleman 1215, 7th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 13 April 1917. Aged 37. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Mr. J. Astley, of Shrewsbury. Brother of Thomas J. Astley, of 43, Nanson Road, Saltley, Birmingham. Buried in WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row F. Grave 4.

BAIN

Wallace

Private 18993, Depot, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Died in United Kingdom 2 May 1917. Aged 42. Born Burslam, Staffordshire. Husband of Mary Jane Bain, of 45, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in SHREWSBURY GENERAL CEMETERY, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Plot 198. Row 4. Grave F.

BAIN

William Wallace

Private 201861, 1/4th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 19 April 1918. Aged 20. Born Shrewsbury. Son of the Late Private Wallace Bain, & of Mrs. Mary Jane Bain, of 45, Coleham, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panel 112 to 113.

BARRETT

James Edward

Company Sergeant Major 13686, “C” Company, 6th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 12 February 1916. Aged 42. Born Kinver, Staffordshire. Husband of Mrs. Ethel Barrett, of 2, Kingsland Cottages, Longden, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in ESSEX FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, Belgium. Plot I. Row D. Grave 4.

BIGGS

Joseph Thomas

Private 203002, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 17 April 1917. Aged 25. Formerly 3410, Warwickshire Yeomanry. Born Stratford, Bucks. Son of Thomas Edward & Jane Biggs, of 7, Mount Cottages, St. Martins Oswestry, Shropshire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier & Face 9a & 9b & 10B.

BINNERSLEY

Richard John

Private M2/222787, 820th Company, Army Service Corps. Died in the Balkans 15 March 1918. Born Atcham, Shrewsbury. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY KALAMARIA Greece, 1603.

BIRDSALL

Percy

Private 51659, 16th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 November 1917. Formerly 33842, K.S.L.I. Born Shrewsbury. Husband of Lilly Birdsall, of 4, Longden Terrace, Longden, Coleham, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panel 61 to 63. Aged 28.

BOOTH

Albert E

Able seaman J/6788, H.M.S. “Black Prince”, Royal Navy. Died at sea 31 May 1916. Aged 22. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Mr. & Mrs. E. Booth, of Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL. Panel 12.

BRAITHWAITE

Reginald

Private 91842, 25th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment. Died of wounds 6 September 1918. Aged 27. Born St. Julian’s, Shrewsbury. Son of Henry & Annie Braithwaite, of 4, Longden Gardens, Longden Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 11.

BREEZE

Cecil J

Private 1379, 1/4th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Died in United Kingdom 18 December 1914. Born Shrewsbury, Resident Trinity Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in SHREWSBURY GENERAL CEMETERY, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

BROOME

Arthur

Gunner 78976, “B” Battery, 76th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Born Meole-Brace, Shrewsbury, 9, Longden Gardens, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in CANADIAN CEMETERY No.2, NEUVILLE-ST-VAAST, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot 2. Row D. Collective grave 13-16.

BROXTON

Edward

Private 208181, 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts. & Derby Regiment). Killed in action 14 October 1918. Aged 21. Formerly 4124, K.S.L.I. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Mrs. Mary Broxton, of Pleally, Pontesford, Shrewsbury. Buried in DADIZEELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Moorseled, Belgium. Plot V. Row A. Grave 4.

CASHION

Ernest

Private 26054, Hereford Regiment attached 6th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 20 August 1917. Aged 37. Born Tenbury, Worcester Son of John William & Elizabeth Cashion,of Shrewsbury. Husband of Mrs. E. T. Cashion, of 2, Carline Terrace, Coleham Head, Shrewsbury. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, Belgium. Plot IV. Row F. Grave 24.

CATTRALL

Edgar

Lance Corporal 12778, 6th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 26 August 1916. Aged 27. Born Holy Trinity, Shrewsbury. Son of John & Mary Cattrall, of 6, Severn Terrace, Longden, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE, Somme, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 64.

CATTRALL

John Edward

Quartermaster Sergeant 40015, 44th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action 24 March 1918. Aged 38. Born Shrewsbury. Son of John & Mary Cattrall, of 6, Severn Terrace, Longden, Coleham. Buried in NOYON NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Oise, France. Plot 4. Row C. Grave 6.

CLENT

George

Corporal 73770, 28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment). Killed in action 20 October 1915. Aged 21. Born Worcester. Son of Charles & Annie Clent, of 18, Lime Street, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in KAMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section K. Grave 52.

COPE

Sidney

Private 239261, 6th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 5 October 1918. Aged 20. Born Holy Trinity, Shrewsbury. Son of Thomas E. & Jane Cope, of 18, Old Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in SUCRERIE CEMETERY, ABLAIN-ST. NAZAIRE, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot VII. Row A. Grave 6.

CROSS

Ernest Llewellyn

Corporal 25152, 2/5th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Aged 39. Born Chinley, Derbyshire. Son of the late Ernest & Lucy Cross. Husband of Lucritia Elizabeth Cross, of 2, Lexden Gardens, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERS MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 64 to 67.

DANCE

Charles Henry

Private 7924, 1st Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 9 May 1915. Aged 26. Born Lambeth, London. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Dance, of Lambeth, London. Husband of Florence Dance, of 11, Belle Vue Road, Shrewsbury. Buried in RATION FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA CHAPELLE-D’ARMENTIERES, Nord, France. Plot VIII. Row B. Grave 24.

DAVIES

Archic

Sapper 184903, Royal Engineers. Died in United Kingdom 11 November 1918. Born Herefordshire, Chester. Buried in SHREWSBURY GENERAL CEMETERY, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Grave ref: 197. 8. G.

DAVIES

Frank Richard

Private 19621, 6th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 18 September 1916. Aged 27. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Richard & Mary Ann Davies, of 8, Scotland Street, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier & Face 12A & 12D.

DAVIES

Richard Vaughan

Lance Corporal C/1954, 20th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 11 December 1916. Aged 26. Born Dunmow, Essex. Son of John & Louisa Jane Davies, of Shrewsbury. Buried in ST SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section O. Plot III. Row P. Grave 7.

DAVIES

William

Private 37280, 9th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of wounds 12 August 1917. Formerly 25061, K.S.L.I. Born Shrewsbury. Buried in BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, Ieper, Belgium. Plot III. Row G. Grave 3.

DIXON

Arthur Edward

Private 86060, 55th Company, Machine Gun Corps, (Infantry) Died-of Wounds 12 October 1917. Aged 20. Formerly 25601, K.S.L.I. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Mr. & Mrs. A. Dixon, of Trevethin Villa, 21, Montague Place, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, Belgium. Plot IX. Row H. Grave 2.

DOVE

William Edward

Pioneer 129507, “A” Reserve Company, Special Brigade, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 5 November 1916. Aged 20. Formerly Gloucester Regiment. Born Shrewsbury. Son of William & Martha Dove, of 27, Belle Vue Road, Shrewsbury. Buried in LONGUEVAL ROAD CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section H. Grave 13.

DOWNES

Arthur Clarence

Corporal 16908, 8th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action Salonika 25 April 1917. Aged 34. Born Shrewsbury. Son of William & Elizabeth Downes, of Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in DOIRAN MILITARY CEMETERY, Salonika, Greece. Plot III. Row F. Grave 14.

DUNN

George William

Private 203032, 4th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of wounds 2 December 1918. Aged 31. Born Shrewsbury. Son of William & Sarah Dunn, of 3, Burley Street, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in TERLINCTHUN MILITARY CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot XII. Row A. Grave 22.

EDWARDS

Richard

Private 6288, 9th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds in Mesopotamia 10 August 1915. Born St. Julian’s, Shrewsbury, Resident 8, Fairford Place, Coleham, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 9.

EGERTON

William Webster

Lance Corporal 493066, 13th (County Of London) Battalion, (Kensington Battalion), London Regiment. Killed in action 29 August 1918. Aged 21. Son of William Henry & Laura Hollier Egerton, of 23, Bynner, Street, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in H.A.C. CEMETERY ECOUST-ST-MEIN, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot II. Row J. Grave 2.

ELLIS

Harry Benjamin

Lance Corporal 12768, 6th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Died accidentally 20 September 1917. Aged 26. Born West Bromwich, Birmingham. Son of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Ellis, of 1, Besford Square, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, Ieper, Belgium. Plot IV. Row H. Grave 23.

ELLIS

Thomas Robert

Private 22382, 7th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 25 April 1917. Aged 29. Born Llanymynech, Montgomery. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Ellis, of Shrawardine, Shropshire, No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas-de-Calais, France. Bay 7.

EMBLEIN

Frederick John

Private 18653, 462 Protection Company, Royal Defence Corps. Drowned at sea 10 October 1918. Aged 46. Formerly 20271, K.S.L.I. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Henry & Emma Emblein, of Shrewsbury. Husband of Nellie Emblein, of 13, Fairford Place, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in GRANGEGORMAN MILITARY CEMETERY, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland. New Plot Grave 755.

EVANS

W

Private, Manchester Regiment. No further information currently available.

EWELL

Bertie

Private 14997, 1st Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 18 September 1916. Born Bicton, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier & Face 12A & 12D.

EWELL

Edward

Private 17570, 5th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 24 August 1916. Born Atcham, Shrewsbury. Buried in DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Section X. Plot K. Row 10. Grave 1.

FRANCE

John

Private 7519, 1st Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 20 December 1915. Born Belle Vue, Shrewsbury, brother of Mrs. J. H. Pugh, of Brougham Square, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in FERME-OLIVIER CEMETERY, Ieper, Belgium. Plot 2. Row H. Grave I.

FRANCIS

George

Private 10120, 3rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry, (Central Ontario Regiment) Killed in action 2 May 1915. Aged 30. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Mr. & Mrs. George Francis, of 1, Peace Cottages, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Husband of Mrs. Francis, of 171, Hastings Avenue, Toronto, Canada. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES MENIN GATE MEMORIAL, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 18 to 24-26-30.

GLOVER, MM

William John

Sergeant 1523, 1/7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (Notts. & Derby Regiment) Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 23. Born Nottingham. Son of John Frederick & Emma Glover, of 15, Trinity Street, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier & Face 10 C & 10 D & 11A.

GRADY

John

Private 20193, 1st Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 24 September 1918. Aged 22. Born Manchester. Son of Joseph & Ann Grady, of 1, Longden Gardens, Longden, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in CHAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY, HOLNON, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 20.

GRIFFITHS

Richard William

Corporal 6891, 1st Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Died in United Kingdom 1 June 1917. Born Abbey Forgate, Shrewsbury. Buried in SHREWSBURY GENERAL CEMETERY, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Plot 198. Row 4. Grave B.

GRIFFITHS

W

Rifleman, Kings Liverpool Regiment. No further information currently available.

GUTTERIDGE

Thomas Arthur

Private 12897, 6th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 28 June 1916. Aged 22. Born Holy Trinity, Shrewsbury. Son of Thomas Albert & Alice Maud Gutterridge, of “Glenlyn,” South Hermitage, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, Belgium. Plot III. Row C. Grave 17.

HALL

William

Private 237039, 1st Battalion, Herefordshire Regiment. Killed in action Egypt 27 March 1917. Aged 26. Born Wolverhampton. Son of Mr. & Mrs. J. Hall, of 123, Longden Coleham, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel, Panel 54.

HANCOX

William

Bombardier 74635, 29th Battery, 42nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 14 July 1917. Aged 24. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Robert William & Emma Hancox, of 1, School Close, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in LEBUCQUIERE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas-de-Calais, France. I. E. 7.

HICKS

Ernest J

Private 13318, 327th Protection Company, Royal Defence Corps. Died in United Kingdom 5 July 1916. Aged 32. Formerly 20290, K.S.L.I. Born Ludlow, Shropshire. Son of Mrs. Sarah Hicks, of 165, Belle Vue Road, Shrewsbury. Buried in SHREWSBURY GENERAL CEMETERY, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Plot 195. Row 04. Grave B.

HUGHES

Norman Menzies

Private 56569, “D” Company, 14th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 29 December 1917. Aged 19. Formerly 32960, K.S.L.I. Born St. Mary’s, Shrewsbury. Son of Mr. E. C. & E. M. Hughes, of 21, High Street, Shrewsbury. Buried in CROIX-DU-BAC BRITISH CEMETERY, Steenwerck, Nord, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 6.

INSKIP

Harry

Private 29247, Royal Defence Corps. Died in United Kingdom 30 December 1918. Born Ludlow, Shropshire. Son of Mrs. Sarah Inskip, of 25, School Close, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Husband of Helen Inskip. Buried in SHREWSBURY GENERAL CEMETERY, Shrewsbury Shropshire. Plot 199. Row II. Grave D.

INSKIP

Robert

Private 8061, 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action 26 September 1914. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Mrs. Donnelley, of 113, Longden, Coleham, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on LA-FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.

JARVIS

Thomas

Lance Corporal 55234, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 28 November 1917. Aged 20. Formerly 2979, Montgomeryshire Yeomanry) Son of Mr. & Mrs. W. Jarvis, of 8, Coleham Row, Longden Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Plot XI. Row B. Grave 11.

JENKS

Jack

Private 13529, 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 27 May 1918. Born Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France.

JOHNSON

William

Private 55355, 14th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 18 February 1917. Aged 34. Born Hope-Worthen, Shropshire. Son of Mr. Samuel & Eliza Johnson, of Brook Coppice, Stiperstones, Shropshire. Husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson, of 24, School Lane, Coleham, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES MENIN GATE MEMORIAL, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 22.

JONES, MC

George Worthington

Major 293rd Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery. Died of wounds 10 November 1917. Aged 31. Son of Mr. & Mrs. R. E. Jones, of Oakley Grange, Shrewsbury. Husband of Cristobel Worthington-Jones, of Howard Lodge, Cardiff. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, Belgium. Plot III. Row G. Grave 9.

JONES

John

Private 40727, 9th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 22 January 1917. Aged 30. Born Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire. Son of William & Sarah Jones, of Linley Cottage, Wolsley Terrace, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in HEBUTERNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 2.

JONES

Thomas

Private, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. No further information currently available.

KINGSMAN

Roland Walter

2nd Lieutenant 10th Company, Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 12 October 1917. Aged 21. Son of Walter & Mrs. A. L. Kingsman, of 47, Honiton Terrace, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, Ieper, Belgium. Enclosure No. 4. Plot XII. Row J. Grave 20.

LEE

Albert

Private 18869, 5th Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died in United Kingdom 11 May 1917. Born Shrewsbury. Husband of E. Lee, of 15, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in SHREWSBURY GENERAL CEMETERY, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Grave ref: 198. 5C.

LLOYD

George Edward

Private 12781, “C” Company, 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts. & Derby Regiment). Died of wounds 24 July 1917. Aged 21. Born Wellington Shropshire. Son of Elizabeth Lloyd, of 28, Trinity Street, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, Belgium. Plot XVI. Row C. Grave 17A.

LOGAN

Francis John

Rifleman 371995, 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 7 June 1917. Aged 21. Son of Edward & Elizabeth Logan, of 15, Lime Street, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSER No. 3, Ieper Belgium. Plot XVI. Row A. Grave 1.

LUTHER

Sidney Thomas

Sergeant 8111, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action 24 April 1915. Born Shrewsbury, Resident School Close, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in CHAPELLE-D’ARMENTIERES OLD MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 22.

MAYCOCK

John

Private 24546, 1st Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 30 May 1917. Born Plealey, Shropshire. Husband of E. Maycock, of 12, Besford Square, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 65.

McGUINESS

Francis Foulkes

Private 7633, 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 16 May 1915. Born Wellington, Shropshire, Foster son of Mrs. A. Speake, of 15, Fairford Place, Coleham, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas-de-Calais, France. Panel 19 to 20.

MORRALL

William John

Private 33280, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 13 November 1916. Formerly 26036, Royal Berkshire Regimen. Born Small Heath, Birmingham. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier & Face 10A & 10D

MORRIS

Robert Eli

Private 15782, 7th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 2 September 1918. Aged 26. Born Shrewsbury. Son of John & Jane Morris, of 17, Peace Cottages, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in VAULX HILL CEMETERY, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 1.

OWEN

George Ernest

Private 203722, 1/4th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 19 April 1918. Aged 18. Born St. Julian’s, Shrewsbury. Son of Mr. & Mrs. George Andrew Owen, of 25, Bynner Street, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panel 112 to 113.

OWEN

Jack

Private 12043, 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Aged 33. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Mr. R. Owen, of 33, Seven Street, Castlefields, Shrewsbury. Husband of Mrs. Alice Eliza Gladys Owen, of 27, School Lane, Coleham, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas-de-Calais, France. Bay 6.

PEEL

Joseph

Driver 182322, 22nd Mounted Brigade, Signal Squadron, Royal Engineers. Died Egypt, 17 October 1918. Aged 36. Born Meole-Brace, Shrewsbury. Son of Robert & Margaret Peel, of 6, Sharpstones Lane, Bayston Hill, Shrewsbury. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section E. Row 4.

PERKINS

William Edward

Private 761535, 28th (City of London) Battalion (Artists Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 30 October 1917. Aged 24. Born Shrewsbury. Son of William & Alice F. Perkins, of 83, Longden Coleham, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panel 153.

POWELL

Alfred Edward

Private 40360, 10th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died of wounds 13 November 1917. Aged 23. Formerly 24775, K.S.L.I. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Joseph & Mary Powell, of 35, Old Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 18.

PRIESTMAN

James

Private 15586, 1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 July 1915. Born Shrewsbury. Buried in POTIJZE BURIED GROUND CEMETERY, Ieper, Belgium. Plot A Row 1. Grave 29.

PRITCHARD

John H

Lance Corporal 5206, 12th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 7 July 1916. Aged 23. Born Holy Trinity, Shrewsbury. Son of John Henry & Mary Jane Pritchard, of 3, Willow Cottages, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier & Face 13A & 14C

ROBERTS

Nathaniel Charles

Private 58312, 16th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 26 August 1918. Born Shrewsbury, 12, Coleham, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas-de-Calais, France.

ROBERTS

Wilbraham Herbert

Private 21384, 6th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Aged 20. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Thomas E. & Mary Anne Roberts, of Elson House, Trinity Street, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panel 112 to 113.

ROGERS

Walter Edward

Sergeant 604022, 2/1st Shropshire Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. Died of wounds Gas poisoning 23 August 1917. Aged 24. Born Shrewsbury. Son of James & Sarah Elizabeth Rogers, late of Upton-Magna. Now of Crossing-Gates, Little Hereford, Tenbury. Husband of Mrs. Emily Rogers, of 8, Moreton Cottages, Belle Vue, Buried in COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY Koksijde, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section III. Grave 8.

SHENTON

Francis Joseph

Corporal 12995, 7th Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 21 March 1918. Aged 21. Born All Saints, Shrewsbury. Son of Henry & Helen Shenton, of 8, Peace Cottages, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 9.

SMITH

L E

Private 340971, 32nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died in United Kingdom 28 November 1919. Buried in SHREWSBURY GENERAL CEMETERY, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Grave ref: 198. 6. H.

STIMPSON

Wilfred

Private 35373, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 15 October 1918. Born Tredgar, Montgomeryshire, Resident 52, Montague Place, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panel 85 to 86.

TAYLOR

William

Private 11516, 5th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 6 July 1916. Aged 27. Born Shrewsbury. Son of James & Hannah Taylor, of 28, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in AVESNES-LE-COMTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 16.

VAUGHAN

Jack

Sergeant 16098, 7th Battalion, WILTSHIRE Regiment. Died bronchial pneumonia 30 November 1918. Aged 24. Born Newport, Shropshire. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Vaughan, of 39, Lime Street, Shrewsbury. Husband of Mrs. Nellie Vaughan, of 19, Upper Bar, Newport, Shropshire. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot XVI. Row B. Grave 26.

WARDLE

Albert

Private 52876, 10th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died 13 October 1918. Formerly 2743, Shropshire Yeomanry). Born Shrewsbury, 14, Old Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in GLAGEON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION) Nord, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 4.

WARDLE

Thomas

Private 201132, 1/4th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 11 January 1918. Aged 25. Born Coleham, Shrewsbury. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Wardle, of 14, Old Coleham, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme France. Pier & Face 12A & 12D.

WIGLEY

Thomas Herbert

Private 21329, 1st Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 4 April 1917. Aged 27. Born Hanscroft, Shropshire. Husband of Ellen Wigley, of 79, Belle Vue Road, Shrewsbury. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot VI. Row C. Grave 62.

WILLIAMS

Arthur

Private 7952, 1st Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 22 February 1915. Aged 21. Born Horsefair, Abbey Forgate, Shrewsbury. Son of Mr. E. Williams, of 5, Willow Cottages, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Buried in Y FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BOIS-GRENIER) Nord, France. D. 27.

WILLIAMS

Ivor Phillips

2nd Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry, attached 4th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action Gallipoli 7 January 1916. Aged 22. Born St. Julian’s, Shrewsbury. Son of John & Hannah Williams, of Oakfield, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey, Panel 155 or 80-84.

WILLIAMS

Thomas Cecil

Gunner 73473, 67th Siege Battery, Royal Garrision Artillery. Died of wounds 11 October 1916. Aged 19. Son of Mr. Thomas & Emily A. Williams, of 17, Carline Fields, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L’ABBE, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 78.

WINFIELD

Alfred Victor

Corporal 18902, Royal Engineers. Discharged 26 April 1917. Died in United Kingdom 27 January 1919. Aged 26. Son of Colour Sgt Joseph & Florence Winfield, of the Hen & Chickens, 37, Longden, Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in SHREWSBURY GENERAL CEMETERY, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

WINFIELD

Ernest M

Company Quartermaster Sergeant 6188, 34th Company, Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 19 April 1918. Aged 27. Formerly 9099, K.S.L.I. Born Cork, Ireland. Son of Colour Sgt Joseph & Florence Winfield, of the Hen & Chickens, 37, Longden Coleham, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panel 154 to 159 & 163.

WINFIELD

Leslie Frederick

Bugler 200504, 1/4th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Died 19 November 1918. Aged 19. Son of Colour Sgt Joseph & Florence Winfield of the Hen & Chickens, 37, Longden Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN) Seine-Maritime, France. Section S. Plot III. Row W. Grave 18.

WOMERSLEY

Frederick Randolph

Sergeant 43077, 35th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Killed in action 26 March 1918. Aged 20. Formerly 4192, K.S.L.I. Born Deighton, Yorkshire. Son of Mr. Clifford & M. A. Womersley of “Highfield,” Trinity Street, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 90 to 93.

WOOTTON

Leonard

Lance Corporal 10913, 2nd Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 30 October 1914. Born Holy Trinity, Shrewsbury, 14, Rea Street, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES MENIN GATE MEMORIAL, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 51 & 53.

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