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ALTON CASTLE, ST JOHN'S PREPARATORY SCHOOL WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Peter Glynn, Researched Peter Glynn & Martin Edwards 2007

The war memorial is to be found in Alton Castle (St. John's Preparatory School) where there is a plaque is on the left hand wall of the old Chapel, currently in use as a dining room, Old Altonians killed in the Great War.

1914-1918

ALLEN

Alfred Benedict

No further information currently available.

BRASSINGTON

Wilfred

Private DM2/170865, 801st Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 28th November 1918. Buried in SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY, KRISTON, Greece. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 703.

DAWES

Oswald [Stephen] Bernard

Second Lieutenant, 5th (Territorial) Battalion attached 14th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th May 1917. Aged 19. Son of Joseph William Dawes MB CM JP and Marie Dawes, of Denbigh House, Longton. No known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7 and 8.

HAIGH

Henry

No further information currently available.

HOWELL

Charles Joseph

Lieutenant, York and Lancaster Regiment attached Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 25th January 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Howell, of Abbotsford, Pedmore, Stourbridge. Born at Birmingham. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XVIII. Row B. Grave 8.

Charles Joseph Howell has a plaque dedicated to his memory in St. Wilfrid's Church, Cotton. Also an Old Cottonian.

NAREY

Vincent Gerald

Second Lieutenant, 11th Battalion attached 8th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Died of wounds 15th October 1916. Aged 24. Son of William and Caroline Narey, of Grove House, Horton Lane, Bradford, Yorks. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Officers graves, Plot B. Row 1. Grave 38.

POWELL

William

No further information currently available.

SHEPHERD

Cuthbert

No further information currently available.

THORLEY

William Bowers

Second Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Died of wounds 20th April 1918. Aged 19. Son of Primrose Samuel and Hannah Thorley, of Windy Arbour, Cheadle, Staffs. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 1.

TINSLEY

Ralph

probably Ralph Tinsley, Corporal 200201, 1st/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 22nd March 1918. Born and enlisted Stockton-on-Tees. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 68 to 72.

Last updated 18 February, 2007

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