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BREWOOD ROMAN CATHOLIC WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & Boer War - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Catherine Coleman 2007

The war memorial is located inside St Mary's Roman Catholic Chruch, Brewood and takes the form of a window of three lancets with the figure of Christ on the cross in the central window with a figure of a priest below elevating sacrament. The left-hand window contains a figure of St Michael and three men in uniform below in prayer. The right-hand window contains a figure of St George with three men in uniform below in prayer. There is a nowy-headed brass plaque in a wooden frame with the inscription and names in elaborate, and coloured, lettering. There are 16 names for World War 1 and 2 for the South African (Boer) War.

IHS
THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED TO THE HONOUR
OF GOD AND IN THE UNDYING MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY AND THEIR
SOULS TO GOD IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

VAUGHAN, MC

George Edmund

[Listed as George Edward VAUGHAN on SDGW] Major, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 15th September 1916. Aged 35. Brother of Maj. E. M. Vaughan, of Blackladies, Brewood, Stafford. Buried in DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Plot XIV. Row A. Grave 5.

ASPREY

Bernard Noel

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 24th February 1915. AGed 26. Son of Albert and Annie Asprey, of Brewood, Stafford. Buried in HOUPLINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 37.

BELL

John

[Listed a John BILL on SDGW & CWGC] Private 46421, Depot, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 24th September 1917. Aged 18. Born and resident brewood, enlisted Hednesford. Son of John and Caroline Bill, of Shop Lane, Brewood. Buried near South-East corner of the Church sin SS. MARY AND CHAD CHURCHYARD, BREWOOD, Staffordshire.

BRADLEY

Patrick

Private 3170, 1st/6th (T.F) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment attahced 172nd Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 6th June 1915. Born and resident Brewoode, enlisted Wolverhampton. Buried in PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row G. Grave 6.

BROWN

John

No further information currently available

DOULON

Ernest [Louis]

[Listed as Ernest DONLAN on SDGW and Ernest Louis DONLON on CWGC] Private 9290, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 17th May 1915. Born and resident Brewood, enlisted Lichfield. no known grave. Commmeorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 21 and 22.

GREEN

William

Private 39967, 10th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 20th September 1917. Aged 39. Born and resident Brewood, enlisted Himley, Worcestershire. Husband of Ellen Bethell (formerly Green), of Newport St., Brewood, Staffs. Formerly 3847, South Staffordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 75 to 77.

LEWIS

Edward [Rutter]

Private 3835, 1st/6th (T.F.) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Aged 24. Born and resident Brewood, enlisted Wolverhampton. Husband of Florence Jones (formerly Lewis), of 22 Woodbourn Rd., Attorcliffe, Sheffield. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 73 to 76.

MEAGHER

John Edward

No further information currently available

MEAGHER

William

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ONION

Charles

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STRAWBRIDGE

John

No further information currently available

SOUTHALL

John

Private 28604, 48th Company, Labour Corps. Killed in action 18th AUgust 1917. Aged 42. Born Brewood, enlisted Lichfield, resident Bishops Wood, Brewood. Son of Felix and Catherine Southall, of Bishopswood, Brewood, Stafford. Formerly 46179, 9th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Buried in OUTTERSTEENE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, BAILLEUL, Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 30.

TITLEY

Alfred

Private 29211, 7th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 1st April 1918. Born Lapley, Staffs, enlisted Cannock. Formerly S4/158435, Royal Army Service Corps. Buried in DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No. 1, Somme, France. Plot V. Row A. Grave 39.

WATKINS

William

No further information currently available

WALL

Timothy

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ALSO IN S. AFRICAN WAR

EGAN

James

No further information currently available

HITCHCOTT

John

No further information currently available

R.I.P.

THE SAINTS BY FAITH CONQUERED KINGDOMS, WROUGHT JUSTICE, OBTAINED THE PROMISE.

ADORAMUS IN AETURNUM

Last updated 18 February, 2007

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