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BIDDULPH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Alf Beard 2007

The war memorial is located in the churchyard of the parish church. It akes the form of a Celtci whheled cross on a long shaft mounted on a two-tiered plinth on a two-stepped base all within a grassed surround. The memorial contains only the names of those who gave their lives in World War 1, 72 names, there are no names for World War 2.
Photographs copyright © Alf Beard 2007

To the glory of God and in grateful memory of the
Biddulph men who gave their lives in the Great War
Aug 1914 – Nov 1918
Their names liveth for evermore

BAILEY

John

Pte 8655 1st The King’s (Liverpool Regt) died 28/10/1914 age 34. Son of Henry and Mary 21 Congleton Rd Biddulph. Husband of Mary Ellen 19 Congleton Rd Biddulph. Commemorated at Menin Gate Memorial Belgium

BAILEY

Harry

Possibly – Harold Bailey Pte 40431 8th North Staffs Regt died 19/11/1916 age 20. Son of Mrs Mary Ellen Fisher 16 Hatter St Congelton. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial France

BARLOW

James

Pte 7604 1st The King’s (Liverpool Regt) died 16/11/1914 age 32. Husband of Louisa, 127 Brown Lees Road, Brindley Ford, Stoke on Trent. Commemorated at Railway Chateau Cemetery Belgium B.7

BARLOW

Jonathan

L/Cpl 17568 8th North Staffs Regt died 23/7/1916. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial Somme

BARNETT

James Henry

Gunner 213770 8th Royal Field Artillery died 7/3/1917 age 28. Buried at St Lawrence Churchyard Biddulph

BARNETT

William

No further information currently available

BIDDULPH

William

2nd Ltd 4th Cheshire Regt died 3/9/1918 age 20 Son of Mr J W & Mrs E A Biddulph 19 Nicholson Ave Macclesfield. Commemorated at Wytshaete Military Cemetery Belgium I.A.10

BOOTH

John T

Pte 3333 1/5th North Staffs Regt died 13/10/1915. Commemorated at St Mary’s A.D.S. Cemetery Haisnes. France Sp Mem B.5. Point of interest see Jonathan W Camm’s Service No., regt and date of death.

BOOTH

James A

Not listed on CWGC

BOWERS

John Thomas

Pte 200640 1/5th North Staffs Regt died 1/7/1916 age 23. Son of Thomas & Mary Ann 4 Cromwell Street Biddulph. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial Somme

BOWYER

John

No further information currently available

BRAMMER

Frank

Pte 42609 9th Norfolk Regt died 8/10/1918 age 19. Son of J and Annie Brammer Gillowheath Biddulph. Commemorated at Bellicourt British Cemetery France VII.D.9

BROWN

John

No further information currently available

BURKE

Austin

Pte 4796 6th Connaught Rangers died 5/9/1916. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial France

CAMM

Jonathan Washington

Pte 3334 1st/5th North Staffs Regt died 13/10/15 Commemorated at Loos Memorial France. Point of interest see John T Booth’s Service No.,regt and date of death.

CASEY

James Arthur

Pte 3938 1st/5th North Staffs Regt died 13/10/1915 age 22. Son of James and Sarah Ann Bason 19 High St Harriseahead Staffs. Commemorated at St Mary’s A.D.S.Cemetery Haisnes France Sp.Mem.B.9

CHARLESWORTH

Tom

Pte G/772677 Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regt) posted to 1st/24th Batt London Regt died 2/9/1918 age 22. Son of James and Sarah 3 Newport Terrace Brown Lees Stoke on Trent. Husband of Annie Elizabeth 38 Albert St Biddulph. Commemorated at Vis-en-Artois France

CHARLESWORTH

Charles

Pte 8947 7th North Staffs Regt. Died 26/1/1917 Commemorated at Amara War Cemetery Iraq XVI.B.8

CHEETHAM

Jonathan

No further information currently available

CLAY

Arthur

No further information currently available

COPELAND

George Albert

Pte 40964 8th Leicestershire Regt died 28/101/1917. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium

COTTERILL

Charles

Pte 23215 8th North Staffs Regt died 31/10/1916 age 26. Husband of Blanche 2 Popular Cottages Wood Lane Timperley Altrincham Cheshire. Commemorated at Grandcourt Road Cemetery Grandcourt France B.14

COTTRELL

W Herbert

No further information currently available

CROMPTON

George

Cpl 11379 7th North Staffs Regt died 29/4/1916 age 20. Son of Peter and Minnie 8 Galleys Bank Kidsgrove Staffs. Commemorated at Basra Memorial Iraq

DOORBAR

John Ernest

Pte 3744 1st/5th North Staffs died 27/5/1915 age 34. Son of Hugh and Margaret 91 Lower John St Biddulph. Commemorated at Railway Cutting Cemetery Larch Wood Belgium I.K.4

DUFF

Henry

Pte G/44441 2nd Royal Fusiliers died 21/3/1918 age 35. Son of Henry and Jane Kirkintilloch Glasgow husband of Hannah Jane Davenshaw Lodge Buglawton Congleton. Commemorated at Oxford Road Cemetery Belgium V.D.25

EDWARDS

Leonard

Pte 18307 2nd East Yorkshire Regt died 4/10/1915 age 21. Son of William and Sarah F 10 Newpool Cottages Brown Lees Tunstall. Commemorated at Loos Memorial France

EVENSON

Joseph

Pte 12582 8th North Staffs died 6/3/1916 age 24. Son of John and Mary Ann Railway Cottages Brindley Ford Staffs. Commemorated at Rue-du-Bacquerot Number 1 Military Cemetery Laventie France I.F.17

FODEN

Fred

Sergt 31910 24th Royal Welsh Fusiliers died 31/101/1918 age 23. Son of George and Harriett 17 Newpool Terrace Brown Less. Born at Biddulph. Commemorated at Harlebeke New British Cemetery Belgium III.B.2

FOX

Frank Ernest

Pte 8641 1st Cheshire Regt died 28/7/1916 age 23. Son of Mrs Charlotte Ann Fox and husband of Florence 16 Stringer St Biddulph. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial France

GALLIMORE

William

Pte 6444 III Corp Cyclist Bn Army Cyclist Corp died 22/3/1917. Commemorated at Hancourt British Cemetery Somme E.5

GRIFFIN

Ernest

Possibly – Pte 241638 2nd/6th North Staffs Regt died 21/3/1918 Commemorated at Arras Memorial France

HAMBLETON

James

No further information currently available

HOLLINSHEAD

Clarence G

Pte 201337 5th North Staffs Regt died 26/6/1918 age 22. Buried in St Lawrence Churchyard Biddulph

KENNERLEY

William Henry

L/Cpl 3366 1st/5th North Staffs Regt died 13/10/1915 Commemorated at Loos Memorial France

LACEY

Arthur

Pte 16600 8th North Staffs Regt died 19/11/1916 Husband of Mrs A A Lacey 9 Station Rd Biddulph. Commemorated at Grand Court Road Cemetery Grand Court Somme B.68

LANCASTER

Thomas

Pte 17078 7th North Staffs Regt died 15/1/1916 Commemorated at Pieta Military Malta C.VII.1

LANCASTER

Charles

Pte 44429 11th South Wales Borderers died 31/7/1917 age 25 Son of William and Maria of Biddulph, husband of Clara Whitmoor Village Congelton. Commemorated at Bard Cottage Cemetery Belgium I.M.28

LEES

Robin

No further information currently available

LIEVESLEY

Harry

Gnr 31945 ‘D’ Bty 115.2nd Bde Royal Field Artillery died 1/8/1918 Commemorated at Senlis French National Cemetery II.C.62

MACHIN

John E

2nd Lt 123rd Sqdn Royal Air Force died 29/5/1918. Buried in St Lawrence Churchyard Biddulph

MAUDESLEY

George

Not listed on CWGC

MELLOR

Charles T

No C T Mellor on CWGC

MILLWARD

Abram

Pte 12825 9th Cheshire Regt died 1/7/1916 age 18. Son of Mrs J Millward 25 Welsh Row Mow Cop Staffs. Commemorated at Gordon Dump Cemetery Ovillers-la Boisselle Somme VII.Q.7

MINSHALL

Harold W

Pte 40629 ‘D’ Coy 9th North Staffs died 10/8/1917 age 22. Son of Joseph and Ann Selina 30 Brook St Brown Lees Tunstall Staffs. Native of Biddulph. Commemorated at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension France III.E.241

MORRIS

William

No further information currently available

MORRIS

Charles

No further information currently available

MOSS

Jack

Pte 12537 8th North Staffs Regt died 20/9/1917 age 23. Son of Mr & Mrs Moss 2 Cromwell St Biddulph. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial

NIXON

William Henry

Gunner 204057 ‘B’ Bty 51st Bde Royal Field Artillery died 13/10/1917 age 20. Son of Jonathan and Mary Birch Trees Farm Biddulph Moor commemorated at Duhallow A.D.S. Cemetery Belgium I.D.56

PEMBERTON

Allen

Pte 40993 1st Royal Dublin Fusiliers died 11/8/1917 age 24. Nephew of John Pemberton Boundary Rd Mossley Congleton. Commemorated at Dozinghem Military Cemetery Belgium III.E.6

POINTON

Charles

Pte 300675 1st/5th North Staffs Regt died 14/3/1917. Commemorated at Rossignol Wood Cemetery Hebuterne France A.16

POWELL

Harold T

Driver 1721 3rd/2nd North Midland Brigade Royal fField Artillery died 16/1/1916. Commemorated at Harehills Cemetery Leeds Yorkshire. Screenwall G.52

REEVES

John Robert

L/Cpl 3353 1st/5th North Staffs Regt died 13/10/1915 son of Samuel and Fanny 20 Bull St West Bromwich Staffs and husband of Gertrude 23 New Buildings Black Bull Stoke on Trent. Commemorated at Loos Memorial France

ROBERTS

Harold

No further information currently available

ROBINSON

David

L/Cpl 3492 1st/5th North Staffs Regt died 13/10/1915 Commemorated at Loos Memorial France

SAVAGE

George

No further information currently available

SHALLCROSS

William Henry

Pte 15826 2nd Btn Duke of Wellington (West Riding Regt) died 5/5/1915 age 26. Son of Joseph and Emma Jane of Congleton husband of Martha 45 Willow St Congleton. Commemorated at Menin Gate Memorial Belgium

SHAW

Walter

No further information currently available

SHERRATT

Robert

Pte 3330 1st/5th North Staffs died 13/10/1915 age 20. Son of Edmund and Elizabeth of Lightoaks Milton Staffs. Commemorated at Loos Memorial France

SIMPSON

Harold N

No further information currently available

SLACK

John Spencer

M.M. Cpl 10159 ‘D’ Bty 74th Bde Royal Field Artillery died 3/10/1918 age 24. Son of Mr and Mrs F J Slack 33 Cavendish Rd Edgbaston Birmingham. Commemorated at Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery France II.B.7

SMITH

John W

No further information currently available

STOCKTON

Harry

L/Cpl 12244 9th North Staffs Regt died 22/5/1918 Commemorated at St Sever Cemetery Extension Rouen France Q.II.F.14

STUBBS

James

No further information currently available

TAYLOR

John H

Shoeingsmith 661909 277th Bde Royal Field Artillery died 30/11/1917 age 23. Son of Herbert and Elizabeth 19 High St Biddulph. Commemorated at Rocquigny-Equancourt rRoad British Cemetery Manancourt France II.C.21

WALLEY

Alfred Moss

Pte 3294 19th Middlesex Regt died 18/10/1918 age 27. Husband of Alice (nee Jones) 13 Buglawton Cheshire. Commemorated at Moorseele Military Cemetery Belgium E.2

WHALLEY

Reginald

Pte 42701 1st Leicestershire Regt died 24/8/1918 Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium

WHITEHURST

Wilfred

Pte 242397 2nd/6th North Staffs Regt died 16/9/1918 Commemorated at South Western Cemetery Berlin Germany

WILSHAW

Jack

No further information currently available

WRIGHT

Jesse

No further information currently available

YATES

Joseph

Pte 22893 1st Welsh Regt died 25/5/1915 age 19. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth 18 Parsonage St Tunstall Staffs. Commemorated at Menin Gate Memorial Belgium

YORKE

Charles W

L/Sergt 13938 12st Northumberland Fusiliers died 22/6/1916 Husband of Mrs B Yorke 4 Betley Place Crewe Rd Alsager. Commemorated at Dartmoor Cemetery Becordel-Becourt Somme France I.C.39

Last updated 18 February, 2007

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