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HEDNESFORD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 & Korea - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2005
Photographs Copyright
© John Bennett 2005

The war memorial for Hednesford was unveiled in 1922. Pasing through the entranced gates the memorial is at the end of a tree like avenue. The names for World War 1 are on plates around the memorial and list most men by surname and forename although in some cases it is just initials. The World War 2 and Korean War memorial is in the form of a large stone which has been used to the supplement the memorial. This contains the surname and the initial; the Korean War details also contain rank. The World War 2 names have had four names added at a later date these are ROBERTS F., LOMAS F., LYONS S.A. and HODSON W.H.
Photographs copyright © 2005 - John Bennett

TO THE GLORIOUS AND
IMMORTAL MEMORY OF
THE GALLANT MEN OF
HEDNESFORD AND DISTRICT
WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
IN THE CAUSE OF LIBERTY
1914-1918

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

OFFICERS, NCO's AND MEN

ADAMS Frederick [Henry]
Driver 143053, Royal Artillery attached 63rd Division Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 11th November 1918. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of William Henry and Eva Adams, of Littleworth, Hednesford. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot L. Row B. Grave 4.
ALLEN Walter
Private 40956, 1st Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Killed in action 4th October 1917. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Formerly 10365, Training Reserve. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 144 to 145.
ARCHER Arthur
Private 9560, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 24th November 1915. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Buried in CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row H. Grave 28.
ARCHER Thomas
probably William Thomas ARCHER, Private 19300, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th December 1915. Born Little Norton, enlisted Hednesford. Formerly 12303, Royal Army Medical Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAl, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 91 to 93.
BAKER Ralph Joseph
Private 53061, 5th Battalion, Lincolshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th April 1918. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Lichfield. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 3.
BALL Albert
Private 64716, 21st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 30th March 1917. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted New Tredegar. Son of William and Mary Ball of 24, Stafford Lane, Hednesford, Staffs.; husband of Catherine Ball, of "Nithsdale," Rhyl. Formerly 18110, Welsh Regiment. Buried in LONDON CEMETERY, NEUVILLE-VITASSE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 13.
BALL George
Private 42022, 2nd/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 28th March 1918. Aged 28. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Husband of Gertrude A. Ball, of 218, Littleworth Tileries, Hednesford. Buried in BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot X. Row A. Grave 6.
BALL James
No further information currently available
BARNETT Joseph Edward
Private 15076, 7th (Service) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died at Gallipoli 1st December 1915. Aged 34. Born Wloverhamtpon, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Thomas and Hannah Barnett, of 218, Littleworth Tileries, Hednesford. Buried in EAST MUDROS MILITARY CEMETERY, Lemnos, Greece. Plot III. Row D. Grave 111.
BARTON Ralph
No further information currently available
BAUGH George
Driver T/24521/ Royal Army Service Corps. Died 17th April 1915. Born Dawley, Salop, enlisted Shrewsbury, resident Hednesford. Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row N. Grave 9.
BAYLISS Alfred William
Private 18684, 1st/5th (Territorial) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 11th December 1917. Aged 32. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Lichfield. Son of Mrs. Fraser, of 419, Belt Rd., Hednesford; husband of Mary Jane Bayliss, of 417, Belt Rd., Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 73 to 76.
BEDDOW Enoch
Able Seasman Bristol Z/3659, Drake Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died of disease at home 28th January 1919. Home town Hednesford. Husband of Gertrude Blanche Beddow, of 16, John St., Chadsmoor, Cannock. Buried in ST. PETER CHURCHYARD EXTENSIONS, HEDNESFORD, Staffordshire. Plot C. Row 32. Grave 17.
BEDDOW John W
Private 17601, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th January 1918. Born Wimblebury, enlisted Hednesford. Buried in ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT, Somme, France. Plot IX. Row F. Grave 10.
BENN George
Sergeant 5522, 50th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 5th June 1918. Aged 33. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Joseph and Hannah Benn, of 5, Eldorado Terrace, Mount St., Hednesford. Formerly 3693, Middlesex Regiment. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, Kassel, Hessen, Germany. Plot II. Row D. Grave 4.
BIRCH Henry [Edgar]
Private G/24510, 7th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 28th September 1916. Aged 33. Born Hednesford, enlisted and resident Chichester, Sussex. Son of Frederick and Elizabeth Birch, of 79, Trafalgar St., Brighton. Native of Hednesford. Formerly 9588, Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in MILL ROAD CEMETERY, THIEPVAL, Somme, France. Plot XV. Row G. Grave 9.
BIRCH Oliver
Private 42145, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 21st September 1918. Aged 20. Born Hednesford, enlisted Walsall. Son of Mrs. Mary Birch, of 19, Simcox St., Church Hill, Hednesford. Buried in EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 6.
BISHOP Arnold
Private 13065, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born Nottingham, enlisted Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 B.
BOND James
Private 5318, 2nd Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Died 29th April 1915. Aged 39. Son of Thomas Bond, of Newport, Salop; husband of Kathleen Bond, of 860, Pye Green Terrace, Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 47 and 49.
BORTON Thomas Frederick Bennett
Corporal 806705, H.Q. 296th Brigade (Territorial), Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds in United Kingdom 27th September 1917. Aged 25. Born Hednesford, enlisted Shelton. Son of Thomas Henry and Bertha Borton, of Pool View, Hednesford. Buried in ST. PETER CHURCHYARD EXTENSIONS, HEDNESFORD, Staffordshire. Plot C. Row 30. Grave 2.
BOTT Eli
possibly Private 23528, 10th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 18th July 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAl MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B.
BOURNE Frederick 'Fred' [Ernest]
Corproal G/2386, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 16th June 1915. Aged 29. Born Chesterton, enlisted Stoke-on-Trent, resident Staffordshire. Son of George and Mary Jane Bourne, of 8, West Hill Avenue, Hednesford, Staffs. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 6 and 8.
BRADNOCK Albert
Bombardier 33936, 59th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 20th October 1918. Born St Mary's, Lichfield, enlisted Birmingham, resident Hednesford. Buried in ST. HILAIRE LES CAMBRAI BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Row B. Grave 4.
BROOKES William Harold

Private 58986, 1st/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died 16th September 1918. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Commemorated on Szczypiorno P.O.W. Cemetery Memorial 24, POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY, Poland.

Note: After the First World War, the graves of Commonwealth servicemen who had died in Poland as prisoners of war were gathered together in this cemetery. There are now 174 Commonwealth servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated in the cemetery. One of the burials is unidentified. Special memorials commemorate one casualty known to have been buried in Czersk Prisoners of War Cemetery, 29 known to have been buried at Szczypiorno Prisoners of War Cemetery and 18 known to have been buried at Pila (formerly Schneidemuhl) Prisoners of War Cemetery, all of whose graves could not be identified.

BROWN Frederick
Private 14356, 11th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 20th September 1917. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XLVII. Row G. Grave 3.
BROWN Howard
Lance Corporal 14925, 12th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 15th July 1916. Born Handsworth, enlisted and resident Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 D and 7 D.
BROWN Percy
Lance Corporal 13017, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th May 1917. Born and enlisted Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.
BUCKLEY Thomas
Private 12564, 9th Service Battalion (Pioneers), SOuth Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 14th October 1917. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Lichfield. Buried in MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row M. Grave 19.
BURNETT William

Lt. Col. William Burnett, DSO, 1/5th North Staffordshire Regt., died at No. 20 Casualty Clearing.Station on 3rd July from wounds received on 1st July during the attack on Gommecourt and he was buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, Plot I. Row F. Grave 5. Aged 36, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary E. Burnett, of Newton Road, Burton-on-Trent. Educated at Solihull Grammar School he was, for 17 years, the manager of the Cannock and Rugeley Collieries. He was married to Agnes Ellen Burnett and lived at Rawnsley House, Hednesford, Staffs. They had one son. A keen sportsman, he was the President of the Hednesford Town Football Club, known as the 'Pitmen', and was captain of the Cannock and Rugeley Colliery Cricket Club. At the outbreak of war he commanded the Hednesford Company of South Staffordshire Territorials. Originally from the 5th South Staffordshires, he was appointed Temp. Lt. Col. of the 1/6th North Staffordshires on 13th November 1915. A well attended Memorial Service was held for him in Hednesford Parish Church on Sunday 23rd July 1916.

From Bill MacCormick's Book - 'A Lack of Offensive Spirit? - the 46th (North Midland) Division at Gommecourt, 1st July 1916', ISBN 0955811902, published by Iona Books

BYFORD W
probably Walter BYFORD, Private 27223, 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 14th January 1917. Commemorated on THIEPVAl MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 A 9 B and 10 B.
CADDICK Walter H
Private 39612, 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 1st November 1916. Born West Cannock, enlisted Hednesford. Formerly 277, South Staffordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAl MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 A and 6 C.
CALLADINE William Arthur
Private 27662, 9th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of wounds 29th September 1916. Born and enlisted Mexborough, resident Hednesford. Formerly 22457, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Pot I. Row Q. Grave 24A.
CATHCART George William
Private 75657, 1st/8th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 27th May 1918. Born Penshaw, enlisted Sunderland, resident Fencehouses. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France.
CLARKE John
No further information currently available
CLARKE James L
Private 580, 3rd/5th Reserve Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 21st January 1916. Enlisted Hednesford. Buried in CANNOCK CEMETERY, Cannock, Staffordshire. Plot C. Row 2. Grave 824.
COOKE Francis
No further information currently available
COOKE George
[Spelt COOK on SDGW and CWGC] Private 9292, "C" Company, 1/5th Battalion (Territorial Force), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born Dudley, enlisted Hednesford, resident Cannock. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 73 to 76.
COOKSEY Henry (Harry)
Rifleman R/13294, 11th Battalion, King's Royal rifle Corps. Died of wounds 30th November 1917. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Buried in HONNECHY BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 46.
COOKSEY Richard
Lance Corporal 8082, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 30th April 1915. Born Cannock, enlisted Hanley, resident Hednesford. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD), Nord, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 151.
COOKSEY Thomas
Private 18563, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd September 1916. Born and enlisted Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAl MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 B.
COSBY Joseph
No further information currently available
CRADDOCK Jonas
Private 29218, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died 5th March 1919. Aged 47. Husband of Eliza C. Harris (formerly Craddock), of 206, Huntington Terrace Rd., Chadsmoor, Cannock. Buried in ST. PETER CHURCHYARD EXTENSIONS, HEDNESFORD, Staffordshire. Plot C. Row 33. Grave 10.
CRUTCHLEY Albert E
Private 353094, 9th Battalion, Royal Scotts (Lothian Regiment). Died 25th February 1919. Aged 20. Son of Albert and Maggie Crutchley, late of Slitting Mill, Rugeley. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot LXXII. Row C. Grave 37.
CUND Edwin
Private G/63087, Middlesex Regiment posted to 7th Battalion, London Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 8-9.
DANDO Ernest Hadyn
Sapper 96863, 175th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 10th January 1916. Aged 28. Born Cannock, enlisted London, resident Hednesford. Son of Alfred and Emily A. Dando, of 78, Brindley Heath, Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 9.
DAVIES Henry
Private 9592, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1915. Aged 19. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Norton Canes. Son of Isiah Davies, of 40, Arthur St., Wimblebury, Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 73 to 76.
DAVIES Thomas R
Private 13716, 9th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of wounds 21st November 1916. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Richard and Lucy Davies, of 18, Chapel St., Hazel Slade, Hednesford. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XX. Row A. Grave 18.
DAWES Alexander
Private 7579, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 12th March 1915. Aged 32. Born and enlisted Hednesford, enlisted Lichfield. Son of Mrs. Lydia Dawes, of 54, Wood Lane, Church Hill, Hednesford. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 8.
DAWES Samuel
Gunner 203872, "C" Battery, 83rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 12th Ocotber 1917. Aged 23. Enlisted and resident Hednesford. Son of Robert and Lydia Dawes, of 54, Wood Lane, Church Hill, Hednesford. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot X. Row F. Grave 5.
DEAKIN John [Henry]
Private 18935, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born Cannock, enlisted Hednesford. [*** Cannot locate on CWGC ***]
DEGG John H
Private 18935, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 1st July 1916. Aged 38. Husband of Agnes M. Degg, of 80, Bradford St., Hightown, Hednesford. Buried in DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, MAMETZ, Somme, France. Plot V. Row F. Grave 2.
DENNIS Frederick
Private 19545, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 4th July 1916. Aged 20. Born Hackney, Middlesex, enlisted Hednesford, resident Chase Terrace. Son of James and Mary Ann Dennis, of Cannock Road, Chase Terrace, Walsall. Born in London. Buried in DAOURS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 42.
DOUGLAS William
Gunner 143602, 261st Seige Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 16th August 1917. Aged 34. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Hope Heurter Douglas and Catharine Adams Douglas, of Hednesford; husband of Anice Kate Stanton (formerly Douglas), of "Halstead," Western Rd., Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot Iv. Row C. Grave 32.
DOWDING George Albert
Private 24822, 8th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 1st June 1916. Aged 25. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Dowding, of 129, High Mount St., Hednesford; husband of the late Agnes Dowding. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot VIII. Row E. Grave 2.
DOWNES D
No further information currently available
DRURY William
No further information currently available
DUDFIELD Edwin
Private, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 14th November 1914. Aged 29. Husband of Lilian Dudfield, of 123, Somerset Rd., Erdington, Birmingham. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C., Grave 34.
DUKES George
Private 61845, Depot, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 21st October 1919. Son of Thomas Dukes; husband of Emma Dukes, of 11, Littleworth Rd., Hednesford. Born at Bloxwich. Buried in ST. PETER CHURCHYARD EXTENSIONS, HEDNESFORD, Staffordshire. Plot C. Row 34. Grave 9.
DUNKLEY William
Private 13603, 10th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 11th April 1917. Born Kiderminster, Worcestershire, enlisted Hednesford. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row P. Grave 24.
DYKE George
Private 7894, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th July 1915. Aged 23. Born Bilston, enlisted Hednesford, resident Heath Hayes. Son of Isaac and Harriett Dyke, of Mill St., Cannock; husband of the late Harriett Dyke, of 44, Glover St., Wimblebury. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 and 37.
EDWARDS John
No further information currently available
ELLIS George
Private 16184, 2nd/4th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 10th September 1917. Born and resident Hednesford. Buried in DOCHY FARM NEW BRITISH CEMETERY,Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot Vi. Row D. Grave 1.
ELLISSON Charles [Douglas]

Sapper 43609, 82nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 29th July 1916. Aged 21. Born Southport, Lancashire, enlisted Yeovil, Somerset, resident Hednesford. Son of Charles and Mary Hannah Ellisson, of Clifton Campville, Tamworth. Commemorated on Special memorial 21 in CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France.

Note: 3,796 of the burials are unidentified but there are special memorials to 32 casualties known or believed to be buried among them, and to three buried in McCormick's Post Cemetery whose graves were destroyed by shell fire.

EMERY Frank Bernard
Private 46843, 8th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Died in Mesopotamia 9th June 1917. Born Hazel Slade, enlisted Lichfield, residenty Hednesford. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XX. Row M. Grave 15.
ESPIN John
Lance Corporal 5661, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died 26th April 1916. Husband of Catherine Espin, of 37, Sandford St., Lichfield. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row D. Grave 11A.
EVANS James
Private 25366, 43rd Company, Labour Corps. Died of wounds 20th November 1917. Aged 37. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Julia Evans, of 27, Station Rd., Hednesford. Formerly 45579, 4th Labour Company, Lincolnshire Regiment. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row G. Grave 12.
EVANS John Thomas
Private 13952, "A" Company, 11th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died in Salonika 30th March 1918. Aged 24. Born Norton Canes, enlisted Hednesford. Son of John Henry and Edith Evans, of Wood Lane, Church Hill, Hednesford. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Grave 237.
FOSTER Edgar Roland
Lance Corporal 17780, 7th (Service) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st November 1917. Aged 24. Born Cannock, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Mr. F. Foster, of 166, Leafcroft Lane, Cannock; husband of Hannah Foster, of 86, Bradford St., Hightown, Hednesford. Buried in LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XX. Row B. Grave 14.
FOULK Edwin Joseph
Private 85768, 2nd/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 6th October 1918. Aged 21. Born Cannock, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Herbert Thomas and Sarah Ellen Foulk, of 381, Littleworth, Hednesford. Buried in RATION FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES, Nord, France. Plot VI. Row I. Grave 2.
FREEMAN Arthur
Lance Corporal 35806, 139th Army Troops Company, Royal Engineers. Died 12th December 1918. Aged 31. Son of Henry and Ann Freeman, of 51, Brindley Heath, Hednesford. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Grave 961.
GARDINER Joseph
[Spelt GARDNER on SDGW & CWGC] Private 13604, 9th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 25th September 1915. Aged 21. Born Rugeley, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Joseph and Eliza Gardner. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 50 to 52.
GIBBON James H
No further information currently available.
GREEN Alan E
possibly Alan Edward GREEN, Second Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, South Staffordshire egiment. Died 13th October 1915. Aged 19. Son of John George and Florence May Green, of St. Mark's Lodge, Cambridge. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 73 to 76.
GUY Enoch
[Spelt Enock on SDGW & CWGC] Rifleman S/9060, 7th Battalion, Rifle Briagde (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 30th July 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Blegium. Panel 46 - 48 and 50.
GUY Thomas
Sapper 112611, 170th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Died 20th June 1917. Born Rugeley, enlisted Chelsea, Middlesex, resident Hednesford. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row M. Grave 15A.
HALLUM John A
Private 46489, 7th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 12th January 1919. Aged 21. Son of George and Sarah E. Hallum, of 62 Brindley Heath, Hednesford. Buried in CANNOCK CEMETERY, Cannock, Staffordshire. Plot C. Row 2. Grave 835.
HAMMOND Frederick
Leadinmg Seaman Bristol Z/3635, Anson battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 21st febraury 1917. Aged 23. Son of William and Fanny Hammond, of 38, Rugeley Rd., Hednesford. Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 9.
HARDING Charles
Private 263001, 1st/6th (Territorial Force) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th May 1917. Born Pelsall, enlisted Hednesford. Buried in MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, GRENAY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 20.
HARLEY Samuel
Private 11959, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 11th January 1917. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Buried in LONSDALE CEMETERY, AUTHUILE, Somme, France. Plot X. Row J. Grave 1.
HARRISON Charles H
No further information currently available
HARRISON James
Private 9938, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1915. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Buried in CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Row C. Grave 2D.
HARVEY Herbert
Lance Corporal 47637, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 21st September 1918. Born, resident and enlisted Hednesford. Formerly 18459, South Staffordshire Regiment. Buried in UNICORN CEMETERY, VEND'HUILE, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 27.
HAWKINS John Henry
Private 9485, 8th (Service) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Born and enlisted Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.
HAYCOCK Charles Cecil L

Private 28012, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Royal lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 23rd October 1916. Born and enlisted Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAl MEMORIAl, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D and 12 B.

HAYCOCK Richard
Private 7356, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 11th February 1915. Aged 29. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Walsall. Husband of Mary Ellen Haycock, of 72, Wade St., Lichfield. Native of Hednesford. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 10.
HAYCOCK William
Private 66076, Royal Defence Corps. Died 20th December 1917. Buried in ST. PETER CHURCHYARD EXTENSIONS, HEDNESFORD, Staffordshire. Plot C. Row 27. Grave 6.
HAYWOOD Arthur
Private G/13939, 7th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 13th October 1917. Born Glasgow, enlisted Hednesford, resident Rawnsley, Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 17.
HENDY [Richard] Joseph
Private 9607, 8th (Service) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th July 1916. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Norton Canes. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAl, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 B.
HIGGS, DCM Thomas
Sergeant 242478, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29th September 1918. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Walsall. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.). N0o known grave. Buried in NOYELLES-SUR-L'ESCAUT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 13.
HILL Frederick
Private 13706, 9th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 7th July 1916. Born and enlisted Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 4 A.
HOLMES James Victor
Private 23717, 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 16th September 1916. Born Boston, Massachusetts, USA, enlisted Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 B.
HOLT Frank
No further information currently available
HORNBLOWER John Lewis
Gunner 175884, 260th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 14th October 1918. Aged 30. Born Dawler, Shropshire, enlisted Hednesford. Husband of Julia May Hornblower, of 30, High St., Dawley, Salop. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section S. Plot II. Row B. Grave 5.
HORTON Ernest William
Private 58917, 8th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born Handsworth, enlisted Rugeley, resident Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calis, France. Bay 10.
HORTON Richard
No further information currently available
HOUGHTON Harry
Corporal 37187, 7th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 20th october 1918. Aged 20. Son of James and May Ann Houghton, of 4, Cross St., Hazelslade, Hednesford. Buried in SELRIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY, MONTAY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 12.
HUGHES Harold
Private 43247, Royal Army Medical Corps attached HMHS Galeka. Died when the hospital ship was mined near Cape La Hague 28th October 1916. Aged 20. Son of David and Jane Hughes, of Littleworth, Hednesford. Commemorated in STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE, Seine-Maritime, France. "Galeka" Memorial.
HUMPHRIES George
Private L/17096, 4th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex egiment). Killed in action 31st July 1917. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Formerly 11973, Royal Army Medical Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 49 and 51.
HYDEN Henry
Sapper 120903. 258th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 2nd February 1917. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Buried in GUARDS' CEMETERY, LESBOEUFS, Somme, France. Plot XI. Row W. Grave 4.
ILLSLEY, MM George
Private 18630, 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 27th August 1916. Aged 27. Born Chadsmoor, enlisted Hednesford. Husband of Ada Illsley, of 36, Bradbury Lane, Hednesford. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAl, Somme, France. Pier and Face 4 A.
IVATT, MC Harold Alfred
Captain, 1st/5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 21st May 1918. Aged 25. Son of Thomas Ernest and Florence Annie Ivatt, of Hemingford Abbots, St. Ives, Hunts. Awarded the Miltary Cross (M.C.) between 2 June 1916 and 15th August 1916. He was promoted from Lieutenant to temporary Captain, 14th October 1915 (London Gazette 19th November 1915, page 23) then to Captain as of 15th August 1916 (London Gazette 21st November 1916, Page 19). Buried in FOUQUIERES CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 1.
JACKSON William
No further information currently available
JENNINGS Joseph
Guardsman 17531, 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 25th September 1916. Aged 26. Born Rugeley, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Jennings, of Rugeley Rd., Hednesford, Stafford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 D.
JOHNSON Arthur James Nourse
Private 41731, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of woopunds in United Kingdom 9th August 1918. Aged 21. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Lichfield. Son of Sarah Ann Johnson, of II, Market St., Hednesford, and the late James Nourse Johnson. Formerly 39859, South Staffordshire Regiment. Buried in HEDNESFORD (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD EXTENSIONS, Staffordshire. Section B. Row 3. Grave 35.
JONES Benjamin
Private 13019, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 31st August 1916. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Joseph Jones, of 46, Abbey St., Green Heath, Hednesford, Staffs. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 B.
JONES Herbert
Corporal 15245, 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 29th March 1918. Aged 29. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Jones, of 22, Belt Rd., Chadsmoor, Hednesford, Staffs; husband of Susannah Jones, of 40, Low St., Cheslyn Hay, Walsall. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2 and 3.
JONES Isaiah
Private 13717, 9th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 25th July 1916. Aged 29. Born Wyrley, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Mrs. Sarah Harvey, of 21, Simcox St., Church Hill, Hednesford, Staffs. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 4 A.
JONES John

either

John JONES, Rifleman 7667, 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in action 11th August 1917. Aged 21. Born Chadsmoor, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Mrs. G. Webb, of 423, Foster's Buildings, Pye Green Rd., Cannock, Staffs. Formerly 99931, Royal field Artillery. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 40.

or

John JONES, Private 34978, 5th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 13th November 1916. Born Barnsley, enlisted Hednesford. Formerly 19864, South Staffordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C.

JONES Joseph
Private 10800, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th January 1917. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Hednesford, resident West Chadsmoor. Son of Isaac and Annie Jones, of 2, James St., West Chadsmoor, Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in COURCELETTE BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 4.
JONES Robert
Private 201, 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards. Killed in action 15th October 1915. Aged 23. Born Walsall, enlisted Hednesford. Son of the late Lewis and Annie Jones. Formerly 18414, Grenadier Guards. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10.
JONES Robert E
No further information currently available
JONES William

Private 18860, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 13th October 1915. Aged 26. Born Wednesbury, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Thomas and Ellen Jones, of 74, Burgoyne St., Hightown, Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row F. Grave 9.

JONES William D
No further information currently available
JUKES Job
Private 19136, 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 28th June 1915. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Henry and Emma Jukes, of 21, Blakemore St., Hednesford, Staffs. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 13 and 14.
KENNEDY Hubert
Acting Corporal 13555, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 26th September 1916. Born and enlisted Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 D.
KENT Cyril J
No further information currently available
KILGALLON William O
Private 7755, 2nd Battalion, Irish Guards. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born Chadsmoor, enlisted Hednesford. Buried in ESSEX FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen. Belgium. Plot II. Row K. Grave 23.
KIMBERLEY William Henry
Private 9276, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th April 1917. Born Portobello, enlisted Lichfield, resident Chase Terrace. Buried in CROISILLES RAILWAY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 4.
LANGLEY Leonard
Lance Corporal 15250, 8th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 26th September 1916. Born Rugeley, enlisted Hednesford. Buried in REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme, France. Plot VII. Row G. Grave 2.
LANIGAN John
Private 10114 [SDGW] or 19114 [CWGC], 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 30th November 1917. Born Chadsmoor, enlisted Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 7.
LAWTON Albert Henry
Private 9601, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 18th May 1915. Born Chadsmoor, enlisted Hednesford, resident Wimblebury. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 21 and 22.
LEIGHTON Aaron
Private 16790, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1915. Born and enlisted Hednesford, resident Cannock. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 73 to 76.
LEWIS John E
Private 15122, 9th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 1st October 1915. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Lewis, of Fern Cottage, 113, Belt Rd., Hightown, Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in LARCH WOOD (RAILWAY CUTTING) CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row E. Grave 2.
LEWIS Reuben
Acting Lance Corporal 15553, 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 14th July 1916. Born Cannock, enlisted Sheffield. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C and 3 A.
LEWIS Thomas
Private 88578, 6th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 21st October 1918. Aged 25. Born, resident and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Hiram Lewis and Mary Ann Lewis, of 39, Platt St., Hightown, Hednesford, Staffs. Formerly 203187, East Surrey Regiment. Buried in TOURNAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY ALLIED EXTENSION, Tournai, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot IV. Row N. Grave 43/7.
LOCKETT Albert H
Private 15335, 2nd Battalion, Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action 3rd August 1917. Born Armitage, enlisted Nednesford. Formerly 15785, Cheshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 37.
LONGMOOR Henry
[Spelt LONGMORE on SDGW and CWGC] Private 18565, 7th (Service) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 10th December 1915. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Buried in AZMAK CEMETERY, SUVLA, Turkey. Plot I. Row E. Grave 4.
LYCETT Walter John
Rifleman R/14047, 8th Battalion, King's Royal rifle Corps. Died of wounds 15th September 1916. Aged 26. Born Rugeley, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Harriet Round (formerly Lycett), of II, Cross St., Hazel Slade, Stafford, and the late John Lycett. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B.
MARSH Ralph
No further information currently available
MARSTON Albert Joseph
Private 24365, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 31st August 1916. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Mr. J. and Mrs. M. A. Marston, of 55, West Hill, Hednesford, Staffs. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 B.
MARTIN, MM John
Sapper 155855, 251st Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Died of owunds 10th April 1918. Aged 27. Born Hazelslade, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Thomas and Hannah Maria Martin, of 2, Cross St., Hazelslade, Stafford. Formerly 19235, South Staffordshire Regiment. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row F. Grave 37.
MARTIN Thomas
No further information currently available
MASON Roland
Private 235018, 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 1st August 1917. Aged 20. Born and resident Wimblebury, enlisted Nednesford. Son of Thomas and Mary Ellen Mason, of 40A, John St., Wimblebury, Hednesford, Staffs. Formerly 203010, South Staffordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 34.
MASON Walter
Rifleman (Lance Corporal) R/14046, 9th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 19th December 1917. Born Rugeley, enlisted Hednesford, resident Lichfield. Buried in NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IX. Row D. Grave 22.
MATTHEWS Jack (John)
Private 203254, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th June 1917. Enlisted Stafford, resident nednesford. Formerly 3859, Staffordshire Yeomanry.
MATTHEWS Harry
No further information currently available
MAUND John [Henry]
Private 39587, 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 21st May 1917. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Formerly 19104, South Staffordshire Regiment. Son of Israel and Eliza Maund, of 43, George St., Church Hill, Hednesford, Staffs; husband of Charlotte Maund, of 1, Chancery Lane, Chapel End, Nuneaton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.
MEARS Fred
Lance Corporal 14888, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died of wounds 23rd August 1917. Aged 27. Born Cannock, enlisted Stafford, resident Hednesford. Husband of Lizzie Mears, of 103, Peel Terrace, Stafford. Buried in MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row F. Grave 12.
MEARS Thomas
Private 30191, 9th 9Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th May 1917. Born Cannock, enlisted Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.
MERRICK Alfred
Private 8303, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born Brownhills, enlisted Hednesford, resident Heath Hayes. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 73 to 76.
MERRICK James
Private 201298, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29th September 1918. Enlisted Hednesford. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 6 and 7.
MILLINGTON Albert
Rifleman (Acting Corporal) R/13293, 8th Battalion, King's Roytal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 16th September 1916. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 24.
MOORE Arthur
Private 20412, 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 12th July 1917. Aged 28. Born Dudley, Worcestershire, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Samuel and Alice Moore, of 14, Bradford St., Hightown, Hednesford; husband of Mary A. Bishop (formerly Moore), of 44, Bradford St., Hightown, Hednesford, Staffs. No known grave. Commemorated on NIEUPORT MEMORIAL, Nieuwpoort, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
MOORE Benjamin
Lance Corporal 20556, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died of wounds 11th March 1916. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Samuel and Alice Moore, of 14, Bradford Street, Hightown, Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot B. Row 4. Grave 8.
MORGAN J C
No further information currently available
MORRIS William J
Private 156593, 17th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 9th September 1918. Aged 41. Born Chasetown, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Benjamin and Agnes Morris, of 84, Brindley Heath, Hednesford; husband of Mary Morris, of 80, Brindley Heath, Hednesford, Staffs. Formerly 17276, South Staffordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10.
MOTTRAM James
Sergeant 17384, 4th (Special Reserve) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th April 1918. Aged 39. Born Yoxley, enlisted Hednesford. Husband of S. A. Mottram, of 13, Simcox St., Church Hill, Hednesford, Staffs. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 6.
NEVILLE James Thomas
Private 19639, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th March 1917. Born Hednesford, enlisted Lichfield, resident Rugeley. Buried in ST. LEGER BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Row 9.
NICHOLLS Herbert
Private G/63020, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) posted to 7th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 27th August 1918. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Thomas and Mary Ann Nicholls, of 2, King St., Littleworth, Hednesford, Staffs. Formerly 61375, Borth Staffordshire Regiment. Buried in SUZANNE MILITARY CEMETERY No. 3, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 4.
NICHOLLS Joseph
Private 7615, Royal Scots. Died 28th August 1919. Aged 39. Son of Daniel and Prudence Nicholls, of Hednesford; husband of Florence Nicholls, of 118, Mount St., Hednesford. Buried in HEDNESFORD (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD EXTENSIONS, Staffordshire. Section C. Row 34. Grave 15.
NOBLE John
No further information currently available
NOBLE John Thomas
Sergeant R/12380, 7th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 25th March 1917. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row K. Grave 23.
OAKLEY Samuel

Private 9313, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 24th August 1918. Aged 33. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Husband of Margaret Oakley, of 33, Mount St., Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium and listed on Trench Railway Cemetery Memorial 80.

Note: TRENCH RAILWAY CEMETERY, ZILLEBEKE, on the West side of the hamlet of Verbrandenmolen, contained the graves of 21 soldiers from the United Kingdom who fell in 1915 and 1916. This grave was brought in after the Armistice, from the battlefields around Ypres and reinterred in PERT CEMETERY (CHINAL WALL).

OSWELL Percy Vincent
Second Lieutenant, 6th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 20th September 1918. Aged 21. Son of John W. and Elizabeth Oswell, of 425, Heath St., Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 5.
OWEN Arthur R
Private 10847, 7th (Service) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 12th October 1915. Born adn resident Hednesford, enlisted Rugeley.
PARKER Charles
Private 15561, 13th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 26th September 1915. Born Cannock, enlisted Hednesford.
PARTON Norman Arthur
Private 39869, 10th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 18th November 1916. Born and enlisted Hednesford, resident Chadsmoor.
PEAKE [Harry] William
Private 16007, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 21st June 1916. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Lichfield.
PEARCE William
Private 5397, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds 17th July 1916. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Birmingham.
PEARSON George [William]
Sergeant 13601, 13th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 20th Ocotber 1918. Born Hzael Slade, Hednesford, enlisted Hednesford.
PORTER Frederick
Rifleman R/9964, 7th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 18th August 1916. Born Chadsmoor, enlisted Hednesford.
POSTINGS Joseph
Corporal 11949, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of owunds 20th April 1918. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Farnworth. Formerly 18970, North Staffordshire Regiment.
POSTINGS Leonard
Gunner 214115, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 16th Ocotber 1918. Born and enlisted Hednesford.
POTTS George
Private 17779, 7th (Service) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th June 1917. Born and enlisted Hednesford.
POWELL George
No further information currently available
POYNER John Henry
Private 11354, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Died in Holland 12th November 1918. Born and resident Cannock, enlisted Hednesford.
PREECE Joseph Edward
Corporal 18535, 8th (Service) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th october 1917. Born and enlisted Hednesford.
PRINCE Arthur
No further information currently available
PRITCHARD Charles G
Private 260026, 1st/6th (Territorial) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25th June 1917. Born and enlisted Hednesford.
PROVERBS Frank
possibly Frederick PROVERBS, Private 5351, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born and enlisted Hednesford.
PURCELL George
Private 8173, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born Cannock, enlisted Hednesford.
PURCELL John
Private 19441, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 28th April 1917. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Rugeley.
RAWLINGS Percy
No further information currently available
RICHARDSON Albert William
Private 42406, 15th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 16th September 1916. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Lichfield.
ROBERTS Walter Joseph
Private 97927, 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died 22nd July 1918. Born and enlisted Hednesford.
ROBSON Frederick
Lance Corporal 18184, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th March 1917. Born colton, enlisted Hednesford.
RODEN John William
Private 9609, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Norton Canes.
ROGERS Frederick Charles
Gunner 11656, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 10th July 1917. Born Wolverhampton, enlisted Hednesford.
ROGERS William Henry
Stoker 1st Class K/4807, H.M.S. "Doris", Royal Navy, Died from disease 28th December 1914. Aged 25. Born Cannock, Staffordshire 24th January 1889. Son of William and Harriet Rogers, of 150 Cleveland Terrace, Church Hill, Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section G. Grave 5.
ROPER Bert
Private 48209, 7th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd Ocotber 1918. Born heath Hayes, enlisted Hednesford, resident Cannock.
ROWLEY Wallace
No further information currently available
ROWLEY William

either

William ROWLEY, Sergeant 8780, 10th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 24th September 1917. Born Walsall, enlisted Hednesford.

or

William ROWLEY, Acting Corporal 132535, 185th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Died 10th July 1917. Born Wilenhall, enlisted Hednesford.

RUSHTON Frederick
Rifleman R/10975, 7th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 15th May 1917. Born West Bromwich, enlisted Hednesford.
RUSSELL Charles
Private G/64180, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 31st August 1918. Born and resident Stafford, enlisted Hednesford.
SANDERS Edward
[Listed as SAUNDERS on CWGC and SDGW] Private 31439, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment), 15th Divisdion transferred to 116573, 195th Company, Labour Corps. Died 7th August 1917. Aged 28. Enlisted Hednesford, resident Hazleslade. Son of Edward and Eliza Saunders, of 6, Rugeley Rd., Hazel Slade, Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row F. Grave 4
SANDERS Joseph
No further information currently available
SANDERSON Albert Edward
Private 28466, 8th (Service) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Born and resident Widnes, Lancashire, enlisted Hednesford.
SARGENT Wallace
No further information currently available
SEABURY Daniel [Charles]
Private 7749, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 7th June 1915. Aged 35. Born Much Wenlock, salop, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Edwin and Catherine Seabury, of 53, Moss St., Chadsmoor, Cannock, Staffs; husband of the late Alice Seabury. Native of Hednesford. Buried in ST. QUENTIN CABARET MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row F. Grave 2.
SCOTT Alfred
No further information currently available
SHEMWELL William Henry
Private 19010, 7th (Service) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died in Egypt 18th May 1916. Born Rugeley, enlisted Hednesford.
SIMISTER Arthur
Rifleman R/12382, 15th Battalion (County of London Regiment), affiliated to King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 1st September 1918. Born Bushbury, enlisted Hednesford.
SIMMONS William [Joseph]
Private 7900, 1st/5th Battaliuon (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29th August 1915, Aged 21. Born Rugeley, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Mrs. Selina, Simmons, of 90, Mc Ghie St., Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in BLAUWEPOORT FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, belgium. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 8.
SISHTON George [Thomas]
Private 11374, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in United Kingdom 18th May 1916. Aged 20. Born Cannock, enlisted Hednesford. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Astell of 37, Queen St., Hightown, Hednesford. Buried in CANNOCK CEMETERY, Staffordshire. Plot B. Row I. Grave 508.
SLADE Leonard
Guardsman 17418, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 19th Febraury 1915. Aged 21. Born Hednsford, enlisted Norton Canes. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Slade, of 103, Church Hill, Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in CUINCHY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 18.
SMART [Cyril] Henry Arthur
Private 242240, 2/6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 2nd December 1917. Aged 24. Born King's :ynn, Norfolk, enlisted Cardiff. Son of Mr. H. Smart, of Eskett St., Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXX. Row N. Grave 21.
SMITH George Henry
Private 33011, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 31st July 1917. Aged 24. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Rugeley. Son of Mrs. Hannah Brown, of 52, George St., Church Hill, Hednesford, Staffs. Formerly 31745, North Staffordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.
SMTH John
Private 16380, 9th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of owunds 24th July 1917. Born Belfast, C. Antrim, enlisted Hednesford, resident Broadway, Belfast.
SOCKETT William Henry
Private 14319, 9th Service Battalion (Pioneers), South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 11th November 1915. Born Darlaston, enlisted Hednesford.
SPENCER Arthur
Lance Corporal 7663, 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Died of wounds 10th June 1918. Born Hightown, enlisted Hednesford. Formerly 99926, Royal Field Artillery. Buried in AVESNES-SUR-HELPE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Setion B. Grave 11.
SPINKS Fred
Private 50010, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd March 1918. Aged 22. Enlisted Hednesford. Son of Z. and Sarah Spinks, of 64, Bradbury Lane, Hednesford, Staffs. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4.
SPRUCE Albert John
Private 7800, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 7th October 1916. Born Warrington, Lancashire, enlisted Wolverhampton, resident Hednesford.
STANIER George
Private 13020, 8th (Service ) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th July 1916. Born Cheadle, enlisted Hednesford.
STANLEY Dennis Hayward
Private 300984, Staffordshire Yeomanry (Queen's Own Royal Regiment). Died in Egypt 18th October 1918. Born, resident and enlisted Hednesford.
STANTON Frank
Private 45223, 14th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 3rd December 1917. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Samuel Joseph and Eliza Stanton, of Western House, Hednesford, Staffs. Formerly S/4/197230, Royal Army Service Corps. No Known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 10.
STEPHENS John
Private 9303, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born Cannock, enlisted Hednesford.
STEPHENS Richard
Private 9302, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born and enlisted Hednesford, resident Wimblebury.
STEVENS Edward
Private 9308, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th November 1915. Born Netherton, enlisted Hednesford, resident Wimblebury.
STOKES Alfred Edward
Acting Company Sergeant Major 8550, Army Gymnastic Staff attached to 3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 28th October 1918. Aged 24. Born Stoke-on-Trent, enlisted Lichfield, resident Hednesford. Son of Edward D. H. and Mary Ann Stokes, of 118, Station Rd., Hednesford. Staffs. Native of Hanley, Staffs. Buried in BRONFAY FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BRAY-SUR-SOMME, Somme, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 26.
STOKES Harold Benson
Corporal 1623, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died of wounds 21st November 1916. Aged 20. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Swansea. Son of James Stokes, of Freckenham Cottage, Station Road, Hednesford, Staffs., and the late Mary Stokes. Solo Chorister of Lichfield Cathedral. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section O. Plot II. Row D. Grave 10.
SUFFOLK Oliver William
Private 10221, Depot, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 9th April 1917. Aged 43. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Husband of Emma Elizabeth Suffolk, of 31, Piggott St., Wimblebury, Hednesford. Buried in HEDNESFORD (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD EXTENSIONS, Staffordshire. Section C. Row 25. Grave 9.
SUTHARD Frank
Ship's Steward Assistant M/26371, H.M.S. "Raglan", Royal navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 20th January 1918. Aged 18. Born 5th June 1899 at Wolverhampton. Son of Peter Suthard, of 40, Market St., Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in LANCASHIRE LANDING CEMETERY, Cape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey. Plot/Row/Section L. Grave 36.
TALBOT Uriah
Private 18348, 2nd Battalion, SOuth Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th July 1916. Aged 19. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Rugeley. Son of Mrs. Talbot, of 72, Brindley Heath, Hednesford, Staffs. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 B.
THACKER, MM Thomas [Charles]
Corporal R/10974, 4th Battalion, King's Roytal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 7th November 1918. Aged 28. Born Wimblebury, enlisted Hednesford. Son of T. and S. Thacker, of 39, Piggott St., Wimblebury, Hednesford, Staffs., husband of Florence May Thacker, of 28, Maxton Rd., Dover. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in the South-East part of ST. REMY-CHAUSSEE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France.
THOMAS John
Private 36691, 23rd Battalion (Tyneside Scottish), Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 8th April 1918. Aged 34. Born and resident Hednesford. Son of Mrs. Catherine Thomas, of 3, Littleworth Rd., Hednesford, Staffs. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 2.
THOMAS Joshua
Private 16569, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 9th April 1917. Born Cannock, enlisted Hednesford.
THURSTANCE Edward
[Listed as Edmund on SDGW] Acting Corporal 18551, 17th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 15th July 1918. Born Penkridge, enlisted Cannock, resident Hednesford.
TOLLEY Samuel
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TOMKINSON Edmund
Private 16107, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 18th May 1915. Born and enlisted Hednesford, resident Wimblebury.
TOMKINSON Joseph
Private 16933, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 14th February 1918. Born Great Barr, enlisted Hednesford, resident Wimblebury.
TORTOISHELL Albert
Private 9466, 1/5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 46th Division. Died of wounds at Le Treport 1st November 1915. Aged 29. Born in Lichfield and enlisted in Walsall. Son of Samuel & Sarah Tortoishell of Lichfield. Electricity Company employee. Buried in LE TREPORT MILITARY CEMETERY, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot 1. Row M. Grave 3C.
TRANTER Ernest
Private M/316411, Royal Army Service Corps. Died in Mesopotamia 10th December 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Hednesford.
TRANTER William
Private 18524, 13th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 26th September 1915. Born Donnington, enlisted Hednesford.
WADELEY [Ernest] Benjamin
Sergeant 52413, 15th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in action 22nd October 1918. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Birmingham. Formerly 4338, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
WALTERS Harold
Private 13147, "A" Company, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25th March 1918. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Mrs. Charles Walters, of 54, Florence St., Green Heath, Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 5.
WARD George
Private 51522, 21st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 4th October 1917. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Lichfield. Formerly 12047, Royal Army Service Corps.
WARD James
Private 17818, 2nd/6th (Territorial) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 20th November 1918. Born and enlisted Hednesford.
WASSELL John T
Private 36304, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) attached 2/4th Battalion, london Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Killed in action 25th April 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Mrs. M. J. Wassell, of 26, Queen St., Hightown, Hednesford, Staffs. Formerly 85432, Training Reserve. Buried in VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot XVI. RowB. Grave 6.
WEBSTER John

Lance Corporal 7867, 1st/5th Battalion (Territoiral), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th June 1915. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Hednesford. Son of Henry and Sarah Jane Webster, of South View, Green Heath, Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in ST. QUENTIN CABARET MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row E. Grave 9.

WELLS Frank Herbert
Private 20723, 1st/8th (Territorial) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th February 1917. Born and resident Hednesford, enlisted Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire.
WHILTON Ernest Robert
Aircraftman 2nd Class 142412, 1st Aeroplane Supply Depot, Royal Air Force. Died 15th february 1919. Aged 23. Son of Frank and Sarah Whilton, of 3, Cannock Rd., Hednesford, Staffs. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Koln (Cologne), Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany. Plot II. Row D. Grave 22.
WILDE John Richard
Private 7389, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Died of wounds 14th March 1915. Born and resident Cannock, enlisted Rugeley. Buried in CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, Nord, France. Plot IX. Row C. Grave 43.
WRAY Frederick G
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ALLEND F
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BAILEY H
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BECKETT Esmond Witts
[Spelt BECET on memorial] Private 14807797, 1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died 18th march 1945. Aged 18. Son of William Arthur and Florence Nellie Beckett, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in VENRAY WAR CEMETERY, Limburg, Netherlands. Plot I. Row C. Grave 2.
BIRD Leslie
Corporal 4915012, 8th Battalion, Royal Scots. Died 3rd December 1944. Aged 24. Son of Frederick and Mary Ellen Bird, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in VENRAY WAR CEMETERY, Limburg, Netherlands. Plot IV. Row F. Grave 3.
BISHOP W H
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BLACKSTOCK Kenneth
Private, 13th Staffordshire (Cannock) battalion, Home Guard. Died 2nd july 1942. Aged 17. Son of James and Minnie Blastock, of Hednesford, Cannock. Buried in HEDNESFORD (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD EXTENSIONS, Staffordshire. Section D. Row 20. Grave 30.
BORTON J
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BOULD P
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BOULD T
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BOX W
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BROUGH S
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CHATFIELD KENNETH
Private 4919335, 5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 16th July 1944. Aged 27. Son of Percy and Hannah Chatfield; husband of Evelyn May Chatfield, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX, Calvados, France. Plot VII. Row H. Grave 18.
CLARE E
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CLARKE J
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CLEMENTS H
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CRADDOCK, DCM Arthur
lance Corporal 4915352, 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Died 1st April 1945. Son of Thomas and Emily Craddock, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.). Buried in TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar. Plot 28. Row C. Grave 10.
DAY J W I
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DEGG Oliver Charles
Bombardier 1134197, 55 (The Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry) Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 3rd June 1944. Aged 24. Son of Norman and Alice Degg, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in FONTENAY-LE-PESNEL WAR CEMETERY, TESSEL, Calvados, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 7.
DERRY T
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EDWARDS D R
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EVANS William Henry
Private 4925550, 1/6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 16th July 1944. Aged 36. Son of John and Edith Evans, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in FONTENAY-LE-PESNEL WAR CEMETERY, TESSEL, Calvados, France. Plot V. Row A. Grave 16.
FARMER W
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FELTON F
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GILBERT George Robert
Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1047153, 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 3rd April 1943. Aged 20. Son of Ernest George and Ada Gilbert, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in EINDHOVEN (WOENSEL) GENERAL CEMETERY, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Plot JJB. Grave 47.
GLYNN R
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GROOM Philip
Sergeant 9Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 1222829, 78 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 6th September 1943. Aged 33. Son of Francis John and Sarah Annie Groom; husband of Ester May Groom, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. Plot 2. Row E. Collective grave 1-7.
HALL M
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HAYWOOD R
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HODSON William Henry
Pilot Officer (Navigator) 52119, 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 30th July 1943. Aged 24. Son of John Henry and Cynthia Mildred Hodson, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in HAMBURG CEMETERY, Hamburg, Germany. Plot 5A. Row K. Grave 9.
HOLDFORD Bernard [Arthur]
[Listed as HOLFORD on CWGC] Ordinary Seaman P/SSX 31000, H.M.S. "Exmouth", Royal navy. Died 21st january 1940. Aged 20. Son of Bernard and Gertrude E. Holford, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 40, Column 1.
HOMER D
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JACKSON W H
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JENNINGS William
Private 4925522, 7thn Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 8th August 1944. Aged 35. Son of John and Sarah Jennings, of Hednesford, Staffordshire; husband of Hannah Jennings, of Hednesford. Buried in BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot XI. Row D. Grave 24.
JONES D H
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JONES Harold
Corporal 5050893, 6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died 7th August 1944. Aged 25. Son of Roland Jones and of Florence Maud Jones (nee Graves), of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot XXIII. Row F. Grave 1.
JONES R
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LEVINE H
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LIKEMAN A J
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LINDSAY H
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LOMAS Frederick
Lance Sergeant 4924353. 1/6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 16th Kuly 1944. Aged 32. Son of William and Mary Ann Lomas of Hednesford, Staffordshire; husband of Dorothy Mildred Lomas, of Hednesford. Buried in FONTENAY-LE-PESNEL WAR CEMETERY, TESSEL, Calvados, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 15.
LYONS S A
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MAIDEN George
Corporal 4910528, 5th Battalion, Northmaptonshire Regiment. Died 29th November 1942. Aged 34. Son of George and Bertha Maiden; husband of Winifred Mary Maiden of Hednesford; father of four daughters, Betty, Beryl, Rita and Patricia. No known grave. Commemorated in MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL, Tunisia. Face 25.
MALLEN Frederick John
Gunner 1706530, 6 Maritime Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 8th April 1943. Aged 22. Son of John and Annie Mallen, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 85, Column 1.
MARTIN D
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MARTIN Thomas Frederick Edward
Lance Corporal 3527686, 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died 11th June 1940. Aged 23. Husband of Ida Doreen Martin, of Littleworth Hednesford, Staffordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Nord, France. Column 119.
McKAY F
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MIDWINTER J H
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MIDWINTER R
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MOORE Walter
Sergeant (Observer) 1235122, 7 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11th April 1943. Aged 24. Son of Thomas and Jessie Moore; husband of Edna May Moore, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY, Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium. Plot 8. Row G. Grave 2.
MORRIS E
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MORRIS William
Lieutenant, 13th Staffordshire (Cannock) battalion, Home Guard. Died 1st july 1942. Aged 48. Son of John and Mary Morris, of Cannock; husband of Gertrude Morris, of Hednesford, Cannock. Councillor, Cannock Urban District Council. Chairman of the Educational Committee. Buried in HEDNESFORD (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD EXTENSIONS, Staffordshire. Section E. Row 2. Grave 1.
OAKES William Bernard
Sergeant (Pilot) 546317, Royal Air Force. Died 13th July 1941. Aged 21. Son of William Henry and Julia Ellen Oakes, of Pye Green, Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in OPORTO (ST. JAMES) BRITISH CHURCHYARD, Portugal. Plot 1. Collective grave 774.
PARKER R
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PERRY Harry
Gunner 1710479, 239th battery, 77 Heavy A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a prisoner of war of the Japanese 27th January 1945. Aged 28. Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Perry, of Pye Green, Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY, Japan. British Section N. Row C. Grave 7.
POINTON H
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ROBERTS F
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SHAW W
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SHIRLEY D
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SMALLMAN Leslie
Sapper 2068169, 261 (Airborne) Field Park Company, Royal Engineers. Died between 19th and 20th November 1942. Son of Thomas and Ellen Smallman, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in STAVANGER (EIGANES) CHURCHYARD, Norway. Plot/Row/Section Z. Grave 6.
SOUTHWELL Derrick William
Flying Officer (Pilot) 153243, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 30th june 1945. Aged 22. Son of George Herbert and Caroline Southwell, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in MONTREAL (MOUNT ROYAL) CEMETERY, Canada. Section G.943. Grave 465.
SQUAIRES W C
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STEVENS Arnold Seymour
Corporal 61516, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 12th September 1942. Aged 39. Son of William and Sarah Stevens, of Chadsmoor, Carmock, Staffordshire; husband of Beatrice Stevens, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 263.
STURGESS Edward Leslie
Marine PO/X 2287, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Marines. Died 25th November 1941. Aged 22. Son of Edward and Ada Mary Sturgess, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 59, Column 2.
TANSLEY Robert Harry
Able Seaman C/JX 315289, H.M.S. "Hurworth", Royal Navy. Died 22nd october 1943. Aged 21. Son of Henry and Hilda May Tansley, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 70, Column 1.
TAYLOR William
Private 14347693, 25th Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey). Died 4th December 1943. Aged 32. Son of Leonard and Sarah Ann Taylor; husband of Maisie Evelyn Taylor, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in CASSINO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot VII. Row G. Grave 5.
TILL

George

Private 4968099, 8th battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died 23rd April 1940. Aged 33. Son of William and Alice Till; husband of Lilian May Till, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in LILLEHAMMER NORTHERN CIVIL CEMETERY, Norway. Plot I. Row F. Grave 2.
TREADWELL William John
Flight Sergeant (Navigator) 1576216, 189 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 3rd February 1945. Aged 23. Son of Thomas and Margaret Anne Treadwell; husband of Alice Joan Treadwell, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried in HOTTON WAR CEMETERY, Hotton, Luxembourg, Belgium. Plot VI. Row F. Grave 11.
TRANTER A R
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TRANTER H
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WALLBANK J E
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WEBB Peter William
Sergeant 1815316, 514 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 30th January 1944. Aged 28. Son of Daniel and Esther Webb, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 240.
WILLIAMS R A
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WILSON H A
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WYNNE D
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YATES W R
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KOREAN WAR 1950 - 1953
BROADWAY S D
Fusilier 22539081, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 25th April 1951. No known grave. Reported in The Times 2nd May 1951.

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