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SHREWSBURY ST CHAD'S WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Philip Morris 2009

The memorial is located in St Chad's Parish church, Shrewsbury. The memorial takes the form of a reredos with an associated plaque and three recessed marble tablets in an elablorate albaster frame. There are 81 names listed for World War 1. The memorial was unveiled by Major General Deverell in July 1921. Details appeared in the Shrewsbury Chronicle.

Photograph Copyright © Philip Morris 2009

THIS TABLET TOGETHER WITH
THE REREDOS IS ERECTED IN
GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF THOSE
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918

ADAMSON

Henry Bardell

Captain, 21st Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds France & Flanders 30/10/16. Aged 34. Son of the Rev. J. B. Adamson, of 4, Claremont Buildings, Shrewsbury, native of Burleydam, Cheshire. Buried St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France. Officers Plot B. Row 2. Grave 11.

ASTERLEY

Charles H.

Private, 200961, 1/4th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 30/10/17. Born St. Chad’s, Shrewsbury. Aged 21. Son of Mr. W. & Mrs. A. Asterley, of 6, Roushill Bank, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panel 112 to 113.

BATES

Harry Percy

Private, 10209, 1st Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 25/10/14. Born St. Chad’s, Shrewsbury. Son of R. Bates, of Barker Street, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. Panel 8.

BEDDOES

William Edward

Private, R/3822435, No.1 Base Remounts Depot, Army Service Corps. Died France & Flanders 22/12/18. Aged 38. Born Shrewsbury. Husband of Mrs. Beddoes, of 21, Princess Street, Shrewsbury. Buried Douai British Cemetery, Cuincy, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Grave D. Grave 5.

BELTON

Thomas William

Corporal, 16134, 5th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 22/08/17. Born Wellington, Shropshire. Aged 25. Son of C. H. & Elizabeth Belton, of 77, High Street, Barwell, Leicestershire. Husband of Mrs. Maggie Belton of Church Street, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panel 112 to 113.

BENNETT

William Edwin

Regimental Sergeant Major, 5468, 7th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds France & Flanders 03/04/16. Born Coalbrookdale, Shropshire. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Walter Bennett, of Iron bridge, Salop. Husband of Beatrice Mary Bennett, of 33, Hills Lane, Shrewsbury. Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Popeinge, Belgium. Plot V. Row C. Grave 32A.

BIRCH

William Harold

Private, 36999, "D" Company, 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds, Prisoner-Of-War Germany, 15/10/18, formerly 3144, Shropshire Yeomanry. Born Shrewsbury. Aged 31. Son of Henry & Jane Birch, of Claremont Place, Claremont Hill, Shrewsbury. Husband of Mary Birch, of 6, Lower Pulley Cottages, Bayston-Hill, Shrewsbury. Buried Berlin South-Western Cemetery, Brandenburg, Germany. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 6.

BOYER

Sydney James

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Killed in action France & Flanders 12/10/16. Born St. Mary’s, Shrewsbury. Son of Mrs. Boyer, of Abbey Forgate, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier & Face 15A.

BROWN

Harry

Private, 39518, 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action France & Flanders 13/10/16, formerly 2857, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Born Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier & Face 5A & 6C.

BYERS

Henry

Gunner, 90867, 56th Brigade Ammunition Column, Royal Horse Artillery. Died home 23/08/18. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Mr. J. Byers, of 8, Underdale Road, Abbey Forgate, Shrewsbury. Buried Shrewsbury General Cemetery, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Grave reference 187. 13. C.

CASWELL

John Edward

Corporal, 604114, 2/1st Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. Killed in action France & Flanders 29/11/17. Born St. Chad’s, Shrewsbury. Son of Mrs. Caswell, of Abbey Forgate, Shrewsbury. Husband of Mrs. E. Caswell, of Rosewood Cottage, Washford’s Lane, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury. Buried Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Plot XX. Row E. Grave 9.

CLARKE

Henry Collin

Captain, 170th Company, Army Service Corps. Died of wounds France & Flanders 25/05/16. Born St. Chad’s, Shrewsbury. Aged 35. Son of Mr. & Mrs. H. C. Clarke, of Benyon Street, Shrewsbury. Buried Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot III. Row K. Grave 17.

CLAYTON

William Arthur

Private, 6238, 1/4th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 07/06/18. Aged 27. Born Coleham, Shrewsbury. Husband of Elizabeth Jane Clayton, of 5, Vicar Street, Oakengates, Wellington, Salop. Commemorated on the Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France.

CORBETT

William Henry

Private, 17292, 7th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds France & Flanders 28/04/17. Aged 34. Born Chirk, Denbighshire. Husband of Annie Corbett, of 12, Hill’s, Lane, Shrewsbury. Buried Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot III. Row H. Grave 10.

CRANE

Walter George

Private, 21216, 6th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 20/11/17. Born Belle Vue, Shrewsbury. Husband of Mrs. Crane, of Claremont Hill, Shrewsbury. Aged 32. Son of Mrs. Crane, of Marine Court, Wyle-Cop, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France. Panel 8 & 9.

CROSS

Douglas

Gunner, 951636, 31st Battery, 35th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (Territorial Force). Killed in action Italy, 24/10/18. Aged 30. Born Shrewsbury. Buried GIAVERA British Cemetery, Arcade, Italy, Plot 5. Row B. Grave 9.

DAVIES

Arthur Richard Henry

Corporal, 12722, 6th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds home 19/07/17. Born Shrewsbury. Buried Shrewsbury General Cemetery, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Grave reference 150. 7. F.

DAVIES

Henry Evan

Private, 12726, 5th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 03/09/17. Born Condover, Salop. Aged 27. Son of Charles & Mary Davies, of Shrewsbury. Husband of Una Nelie Davies, of 9, Claremont Hill, Shrewsbury. Buried Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery, Belgium. Plot III. Row B. Grave 11.

DAVIES

Herbert

Private, 10192, 1st Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds France & Flanders 28/06/15. Aged 19. Born Frankwell, Shrewsbury. Brother of Mrs. Bertha Clark, of 70, Richard Street, Birmingham. Buried Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 58.

DAWES

Richard

Private, 10393, 1st Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds France & Flanders 02/09/15. Born St. Chad’s, Shrewsbury. Aged 19. Son of Richard Arthur & Gertrude Louise Glendenning Dawes, of 5, Darwin Street, Mountfields, Shrewsbury. Buried Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium. Plot I. Row B. Grave 15.

DAWES

Richard Arthur

Pioneer, 144061, (Postal Section), Royal Engineers. Died at home of influenza 24/02/19. Aged 46. Husband of Gertrude Louise Glendenning Dawes, of 5, Darwin Street, Mountfields, Shrewsbury. Buried Shrewsbury General Cemetery, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Grave reference 192. 3. H.

DEANE

Richard John

Lieutenant, 117th Battery, 26th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed France & Flanders 18/07/17. Born Fleetwood, Lancashire. Aged 19. Son of Colonel R. W. & Mrs. Deane, of Oldland, Hassock’s, Sussex, Shrewsbury. Buried Dickebusch New Military Extension, Belgium. Plot II. Row D. Grave 12.

DONNELL

Aubrey

Private, 266166, 8th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action France & Flanders 13/12/17. Aged 20. Born Shrewsbury. Son of Mrs. Alice Isabel Donnell, of 2, Cadran Place, Severn Street, Castlefields, Shrewsbury. Buried Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 19.

DONNELL

Ernest Reginald

Private, 12729, 9th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Died home 24/06/16. Aged 23. Born Gloucester. Son of Mrs. Alice Isabel Donnell, of 2, Cadran Place, Severn Street, Castlefields, Shrewsbury. Buried Shrewsbury General Cemetery, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Grave reference 143. 10. D.

EVANS

William

Private, 6352, 5th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 23/01/16. Born Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 47 & 49.

FRANCE

Charles

Private, 82006, 20th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 04/09/18. Born Shrewsbury, Resident 17, Hills Lane, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panel 128 to 131, & 162 & 162A.

GASCOIGNE

Walter

Private, G/6212, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Killed in action France & Flanders formerly 99332, Royal Field Artillery. Born Shrewsbury. Resident 23B, Swan Hill, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier & Face 5D & 6D.

GOODWIN

Frank Richard

Private, 17674, 1st Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 22/04/16. Aged 33. Born Newtown, Montgomery. Son Mansell Goodwin, & Cecelia Mary Goodwin, of Newtown Montgomery. Brother to Mrs. Mehew, of 3, St. Alkmond’s Square, Shrewsbury, formerly resided at New Street, Mountfields, Shrewsbury. Buried Essex Farm Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium. Plot II. Row P. Grave 13.

GOUGH

George William Blanthorn

Lieutenant, 6th Battalion, Leinster Regiment. Killed in action Gallipoli, 10/08/15. Born Shrewsbury. Aged 31. Son of John & Joyce Gough, of Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Turkey. Special Memorial P. 64.

GREY

Thomas

Private, 6386, 2nd Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 11/05/15. Born St. Chad’s, Shrewsbury. Aged 20. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Tom Gray, of 3 Court, 1 House, Bridge Street, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 47 & 49.

HARTWELL

Gilbert Smythe Brewer

Private, 145449, Northamptonshire Yeomanry. Died Italy, 24/10/18. Aged 27. Son of James Noah, & Elizabeth Hartwell, of Bayston-Hill, Shrewsbury. Husband of Annie Susan Hartwell, of 2, St. Giles Terrace, Northampton. Buried Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy.

HAWKINS

Francis Allen Wilfred

Private, 30964, 2nd Battalion, East Lancershire Regiment. Died of wounds as a P.O.W. Germany, 22/11/18, formerly 15208, King’s Liverpool Regiment. Born St. Chad’s, Shrewsbury. Aged 19. Son of Albert Hawkins, of York House, Town Walls, Shrewsbury. Buried Cologne Souther Cemetery, Germany. Plot XII. Row F. Grave 14.

HAYES

James

Acting Corporal, S/8134, 7th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Died of wounds France & Flanders 29/09/18. Born Shrewsbury. Buried Haringhe Bandaghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium. Plot III. Row C. Grave 37.

HAYWARD

George

Sapper, 238876, Railway Operating Division, Royal Engineers. Killed in action France & Flanders 21/04/18. Born Shrewsbury. Aged 22. Son of William & Mary Hayward, of Priory Cottages, Priory, Shrewsbury. Buried Rennghelst New Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium. Plot V. Row C. Grave 14.

HAYWARD

William

Private, 40357, 10th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died of wounds France & Flanders 02/08/17, formerly 24777, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Born Shrewsbury. Aged 28. Son of William & Mary Hayward, of Priory Cottages, Priory, Shrewsbury. Husband of Mrs. W. Hayward, of Preston-Gubbalds, Shrewsbury. Buried Artillery Wood Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 3.

HAZLEDINE

John Turner Clough

Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action France & Flanders 09/05/15. Born "Gorphwsfa" Llandudno. Aged 39. Son of John Rowland Lovell Hezledine, & Sarah Grace Boevey Hazledine, of Burlton Hall, Shrewsbury. Buried Rue-Des-Berceaux Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L’avoue, Bethune, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 33,

HEARNE

Henry John

Lieutenant-Commander, H.M. Submarine K-17, Royal Navy. Killed in action 31/01/18. Aged 32. Son of Henry John & Laura Jane Hearn, of "Bycroft" Church Stretton, Salop, native of Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 27.

HICKMAN

Thomas Haughton Trevor

Trooper, 13/914, Auckland Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F. Killed in action Gallipoli, 28/08/15. Aged 24. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Hickman, of Berwick Road, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on Hill 60 (New Zealand) Memorial, Turkey.

HIGLEY

Fred

Private, 11591, "D" Company, 15 Platoon, 5th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 25/09/15. Born St. Chad’s, Shrewsbury. Aged 19. Son of Mrs. Higley, of Roushill Bank, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 47 & 49.

HOLLEY

Herbert John

L/Sergeant, 11227, 5th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 16/06/15. Born St. Mary’s, Shrewsbury. Aged 24. Son of Mr. William Holley, of 2, Bridge Place, Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury. Buried Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Ieper, Belgium. Plot II. Row A. Grave 16.

KELLY

Thomas

Private, 6762, 7th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 02/10/18. Born St. Chad’s, Shrewsbury. Aged 21. Son of Patrick & Sarah Kelly, of 17, Bridge Street, Shrewsbury. Buried Ribecourt Railway Cemetery, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 6.

KERWIN

George Henry

Private, M/286725, M.T. Reinforcements, ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS Died at sea 29/07/17. Aged 36. Husband of Mrs. Annie Kerwin, of 30, Hill Crescent, Longden Road, Shrewsbury. Commemorated (KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL, India,

MANUEL

John Alfred

Private, 6644, 2nd Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 25/05/15. Born Wem, Salop. Aged 19. Son of Mrs. Annie Smith, of 34, Hill’s Lane, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 47 & 49.

MINSHALL

Joseph

L/Corporal, 10015, 7th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 03/05/17. Born Tiberton near Newport. Buried Tilloy British Cemetery Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot IX. Row B. Grave 25.

MOORE

John Henry

Private, 6402, 2nd Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 25/05/15. Born Shrewsbury. Aged 18. Son of Mrs. Moore, of 20, Hotspur Street, Greenfield’s, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 47 & 49.

MORRIS

George

Private, 55474, 17th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action France & Flanders 31/07/17, formerly 3059 Montgomery Yeomanry. Aged 19. Son of George & Jane Morris, of 9, Christian Hall Gardens, Barker Street, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 22.

MUDD

Samuel George

Private, 875, 17th Lancers. Died France & Flanders 03/10/14, Formerly Life Guards. Born Rhyl, Carnovan. Aged 27. Son of Mr. & Mrs. H. Mudd, of Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 5.

MYLIUS

John Kingsford

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds France & Flanders 12/10/16. Aged 21. Son of Edward Lillingston & Isabel Mylius, of Holly Croft, Ratcliffe, Road, Leicester, formerly of Shrewsbury. Buried Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte-Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Section 2.

OAKLEY

Robert

Private, 12990, 6th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed-in-France France & Flanders 18/09/16. Born St. Chad’s, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier & Face 12A & 12D.

PALMER

Harold Lewis

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, attached 4th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Killed in action France & Flanders 23/10/18. Born St. Chad’s, Shrewsbury. Aged 22. Son of John & Frances Annie Palmer, of "Greylands" Meole Brace, Shrewsbury. Buried Ovillers New Communal Cemetery, Solesmes, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 726.

PEEL

Tom Leonard

L/Corporal, 34293, 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died France & Flanders 16/02/17, formerly 17508, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Born St. Chad’s, Shrewsbury. Aged 23. Son of Joseph & Mary Peel, of Lady Smith Terrace, Mountfields, Shrewsbury. Buried Ste. Marie Le Harve, Seine-Maritime, France. Division 3. Row G. Grave 12.

PEPLOW

John

Private, 31117, 8th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds France & Flanders 21/10/16, formerly 3461, King’s Own Shropshire Light Infantry. Born Shrewsbury. Husband of Mrs. Peplow, of 4, Railway Lane, Abbey Forgate, Shrewsbury. Buried Varennes Military Cemetery, Somme, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 10.

PERKS

Thomas Price Stanley

Private, 21295, 1st Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 24/10/18. Born Shrewsbury. Aged 21. Son of Mr. Thomas & Mrs. A. Perks, of 8, Christian Hall Gardens, Barker Street, Shrewsbury. Buried ORS BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 1.

PIGOTT

Eric John Keefe Pemberton

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. Killed in action France & Flanders 24/06/15. Born Shrewsbury. Aged 21. Son of Surg. Colonel F. K. Pigot, of Belmont House, Shrewsbury. Buried Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 27.

POUND

John Russell

Captain, 3rd Battalion, attached 2nd Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds France & Flanders 27/04/15. Born London. Aged 27. Son of Mr. Lulham Pound, of Shenley, Shepherd’s Hill, Highgate, London. Husband of Elsie Iren Pound, of Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 47 & 49.

POWELL

George

Private, 44535, 1st Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 26/08/18, formerly 12400, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Born St. Julian, Shrewsbury. Buried Lapugony Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row F. Grave 25.

PRICE

Frank

A/Sergeant, 8928, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died of wounds France & Flanders 09/11/14. Born St. Mary’s, Shrewsbury. Aged 31. Son of Mrs. Annie Price, of 2, Phoenix Place, Mardol, Shrewsbury. Buried Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, Nord, France. Plot IX. Row B. Grave 86.

PRICE

William Nock

Private, 399, "B" Squadron, 12th Lancers (Prince of Wales). Killed in action France & Flanders 10/09/14, formerly 7th Hussars. Born St. Mary’s Shrewsbury. Aged 33. Son of Mrs. Annie Price, of 2, Phoenix Place, Mardol, Shrewsbury. Husband of Mrs. Price, of 87, York Street, Oswestry, Shropshire. Buried Neuilly-St.-Front French National Cemetery, Aisne, France. Grave reference XVI. 358.

PUGH

Samuel

Private, 15042, 1/6th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died of wounds France & Flanders 07/11/16, formerly 2272, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Born St. Chad’s Shrewsbury. Aged 20. Son of Mary Jones, of 11, St. Austin’s Court, Shrewsbury. Buried Puchevillers British Cemetery, Somme, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 2.

PURSLOW

T. W.

Private, Name appears twice on War Memorial assume to be Thomas William Purslow MM, 44463, Somerset LI.

PURSLOW, MM

Thomas William

L/Corporal, 44463, 1st Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry Killed in action France & Flanders 30/08/18, formerly 15307, King’s Own Shropshire Light Infantry. Born St. Mary’s, Shrewsbury. Aged 37. Son of Mrs. Jane Purslow, of 19, Quarry View, New Street, Frankwell, Shrewsbury. Husband of Mary Emma Purslow, of 62, Frankwell, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas-De-Calais, France. Panel 4.

ROBERTS

William B

Sergeant, 8106, Royal Flying Corps. Died Accidentally Egypt 17/05/17. Born Copthorne, Shrewsbury. Aged 32. Son of Mr. Roberts, of Messer’s Russell & Roberts, of Mardol, Shrewsbury. Husband of Mrs. Roberts of Copthorne, Shrewsbury. Buried Alexandra (Hadra) Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Plot/Row/Section D. 132.

ROBINSON

Geoffrey Francis

Captain, 6th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry attached 1/4th Battalion, Ghurkha Rifles. Killed in action France & Flanders 21/05/15. Aged 30. Son of Francis Wingfield & Mary Helen Robinson, of 5, Claremont Buildings, Claremont Bank, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France. Panel 31.

RUMSEY

Reginald English

Captain, Royal Flying Corps. Died home 09/12/18. Born Shrewsbury. Aged 28. Son of Walter English Rumsey, & Sarah Fanny Rumsey. Husband of Gladys Rumsey, of "Altheney" Port Hill Gardens, Shrewsbury. Buried Shrewsbury General Cemetery, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Grave reference 184. 6. C.

SALISBURY

James Henry

Private, 13637, 12th King’s LIVERPOOL REGIMENT. Killed in action France & Flanders 09/03/16. Born Newport, Salop. Aged 20. Son of James Pugh, & Clara Emily Salisbury, of 27, Claremont Hill, Shrewsbury. Buried BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, Ieper, Belgium. Plot I. Row B. Grave 7.

SHIELDS

William Francis Waugh

Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, attached 5th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 25/09/15. Born Shrewsbury. Aged 22. Son of the Rev. W. H. & Mrs. Shields, of Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 47 & 49.

SMITH

Charles Henry

Private, 45964, 1/4th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Died home Pneumonia 26/10/18. Resident 20, Barkers Street, Shrewsbury. Buried Manchester Southern Cemetery, Manchester, England. Grave reference Q376.

SMITH, MC

John Adams

Lieutenant, 28th Battalion, attached 20th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers (Tyne Side Scottish). Killed in action France & Flanders 28/04/17. Aged 21. Son of Mr. W. A. Smith, of Claremont Buildings, Shrewsbury. Buried Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot XVII. Row E. Grave 11.

SNELSON

Victor Louis

Lieutenant, Welsh Regiment attached 12th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action France & Flanders 15/07/17. Aged 20. Son of Edward Rivington & Annie Snelson, of Turrett, Port Hill Gardens, Shrewsbury. Buried Fins New British Cemetery Sorel-Le-Grand, Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Section 8.

TANSWELL

Albert

Sapper, 107555, 152nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action France & Flanders 23/07/17. Born Shrewsbury. Aged 31. Son of Mr. R. Mrs. Tanswell, of 12, Collage Hill, Shrewsbury. Husband of Mrs. Tanswell, of 2, Kingsland Cottages, Longden Coleham, Shrewsbury. Buried Lindenhoek Chalet Military Cemetery, Belgium. Plot I. Row D. Grave 4.

WACE

Henry Edward

Captain, 4th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 14/04/18. Born Condover, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panel 112 to 113

WALKER

Thomas William

L/Corporal, 12758, 6th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 30/06/16. Born St. George’s, Shrewsbury. Aged 22. Son of Mr. W. & Mrs. E. Walker, of 12, Hotspur Street, Greenfield’s, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 47 & 49.

WATKISS

Edwin

Private, 97587, 140th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action France & Flanders 30/11/17, formerly 203696, King’s Own Shropshire Light Infantry. Born Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France. Panel 12 & 13.

WATKISS

Samuel

Rifleman, Z/2292, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action France & Flanders 09/05/15. Born Shrewsbury. Resident St. Austin’s Street, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. Panel 10.

WEAVER

Fred Harold

Private, 27180, 1st King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 21/03/18, formerly 3371, Shropshire Yeomanry. Born Shrewsbury. Aged 19. Son of H. G. Weaver, of Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France. Bay 7.

WHINCUP

Frank

Lieutenant, Royal Army Medical Corps. Drowned 02/07/17. Born Green Hamperton, Yorkshire. Aged 42. Son of Charles Todd & Sarah Whincup, of 19, St. Johns Hill, Shrewsbury. Buried Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Harve, France. Division 62. Plot I. Rowe E. Grave 12.

WILLIAMS

Cecil

Private, 11859, 6th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 16/ 08/17. Born Shrewsbury. Aged 23. Son of Mrs. E. Williams, of 10, New Park Street, Castlefields, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panel 112 to 113.

WILLIAMS

John Arthur

Private, 40352, 6th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action France & Flanders 28/05/18, formerly 32696, King’s Own Shropshire Light Infantry. Born Prees, Whitchurch. Aged 23. Son of George Francis Williams, of Garfield Villas, Prees Green, Whitchurch, Salop. Buried Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France.

WILLIAMS

Richard John

Corporal, 14192, 7th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 14/07/16. Born Chester, Resident Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier & Face 12A & 12D.

WOODLAND

Richard William

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action France & Flanders 09/08/15. Son of Captain Woodland, of Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Panel 47 & 49.

YATES

Frank Albert

Corporal, T/204992, 3/4th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Killed in action France & Flanders 04/10/17, formerly 3036, King’s Own Shropshire Light Infantry. Born Shrewsbury. Aged 24. Son of Mr. & Mrs. F. Yates, Mardol, Shrewsbury, late of Coleham, Shrewsbury. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panel 14 to 17 & 162 & 162A.

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