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RUGELEY, STAFFORDSHIRE - War Memorial

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2004 Transcribed Carolynn Langley, Researched Martin Edwards

The war memorial is located in Rugeley town centre

Photographs copyright © 2004 - Carloynn Langley

ERECTED IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS DISTRICT
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR

1914-1919
ANDREWS J
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BALL G
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BALL William Henry
Private G/62974, 7th London Regiment, Duke fo Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 27th August 1918. Born Bridgtown, enlisted Lichfield, resident Rugely. Formerly 61361, North Staffordshire Regiment.
BARLOW Henry James
Lance Corporal 15294. 9th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Died of wounds 9th April 1917. Born and resident Rugeley, enlisted Hednesford.
BEDIS F J
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BENTLEY Charles
Corporal 240193, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
BENTLEY Joseph
Private 40006, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 10th June 1917. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
BENTLEY William
Private 15498, 7th (Service) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1916. Born and resident Rugeley, enlisted Lichfield.
BOUGHEY James
Private 13624, 9th Service Battalion (Pioneers), South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 13th April 1917. Born Longton, enlisted Hednesford, resident Rugeley.
BRASS Albert Edward
Private 21872, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 27th May 1918. Born and enlisted Rugeley. Formerly 1671, North Staffordshire Regiment.
BRASSINGTON William John
Private 22988, 9th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Died of wounds 2nd APril 1918. Born Walton, enlisted Rugeley.
BROWN William [Alfred]
Private 15278, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th September 1915. Born Rugeley, enlisted Kettering, Northamptonshire.
BULL Arthur
Private 13441, Coldstream Guards. Died of wounds 22nd September 1916. Born and resident Rugeley, enlisted Stafford.
CARROL Thomas
[Listed as Thomas CARROLL on SDGW] Sergeant 19156, 10th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 7th May 1917. Born and resident Rugeley, enlisted Hednesford.
CARTHY G
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CLARKE James Henry
Private 1230, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 10th August 1915. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
CLARKE Reginald
Private 2119, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born Brereton, enlisted Rugeley.
CLEMENTS Charles John
Private 24724, Labour Corps. Died 27th June 1918. Born and enlisted Rugeley. Formerly 36907, North Staffordshire Regiment.
CROSS W
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CRUTCHLEY George [Henry]
Private 240168, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born Brereton, enlisted Rugeley.
CRUTCHLEY Philip A
[Listed as CRUTCHELY on SDGW] Sergeant 49288, 2nd Garrison Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died in India 1st Ocotber 1918. Born and enlisted Rugeley. Formerly 6643, North Staffordshire Regiment.
CRUTCHLEY Reginald
Sergeant 240056, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 3rd October 1918. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
CUNNINGHAM William Henry
Private 40010, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 14th January 1917. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
DANKS Harry
Pribvate 18301, 8th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 19th November 1916. Born Derby, enlisted Rugeley.
DANKS S Y
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DEAKIN James
Private 1506, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 13th October 1918. Born Brereton, enlisted Rugeley.
DEAKIN Henry John
[Lsited as J H DEAKIN on memorial] Private 27354, 8th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 1st August 1917. Born Longton, enlisted Rugeley. Formerly 4603, North Staffordshire Regiment.
EDWARDS Thomas
Private 240786, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 21st April 1918. Enlisted Burton-on-Trent, resident Rugeley.
EGAN John
Private 203484, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th April 1917. Born and resident Rugeley, enlisted Lichfield. Formerly 9626, South Staffordshire Regiment.
FISHER James
Private 1196, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
FLAHERTY J
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GILBERT Charles
Private 6422, 2nd Battalion, Irish Guards. Died 18th March 1916. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
GILBERT George Verough
Rifleman, 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 29th September 1918. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
GRANT E
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GREEN Henry Charles
Private 15832, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 17th February 1916. Born and resident Rugeley, enlisted Lichfield.
HARVEY Charles
Private 18933, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regment. Died of owunds 4th July 1916. Born Hednesford, enlisted Rugeley.
HILEY Frederick
Private 16962, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 22nd July 1916. Born Armitage, enlisted Lichfield, resident Rugeley. Formerly 8143, North Stafford Regiment.
HILEY William
Private 240058, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th September 1917. Born and enlisted Rugeley, resident Armitage.
HILL Edward
Private 8885, 7th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action at gallipoli 22nd September 1915. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
HILL George
Rifleman C/1641, 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 3rd March 1916. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
HODGKINSON Walter [Clarence]
Private 241234, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 3rd October 1918. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
HOLDCROFT A
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HOLDCROFT Joseph
Private 8229, 2nd Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Died 6th May 1916 in India. Born and resident Brereton, enlisted Rugeley.
HOLLINS Horace
Sergeant 19121. 10th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 30th April 1916. Born and resident Rugeley, enlisted Lichfield. Formerly 8570, Grenadier Guards.
HONE Samuel
Lance COrporal 241497, 2nd/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 24th September 1917. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
HOUGH W
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HUBBARD Albert Edward [Stanley]
Rifleman C/1581, 17th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 3rd September 1916. Born Coventry, Warwickshire, enlisted Rugeley.
JOHNSON Herbert Henry
Private 242092, 2nd/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
JONES E
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JONES James
Private 240014, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 24th May 1917. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
JONES William
Private 1534, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 20th May 1915, Born and enlisted Rugeley, resident Armitage.
LAKIN Harry [Price]
Private 14570, Coldstream Guards. Died of wounds 22nd June 1916. Born and resident Rugeley, enlisted Lichfield.
LAWRENCE Ernest
Private 16367, 7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Killed in action 29th February 1916. Born and resident Ruegeley, enlisted Burton-on-Trent.
LEES Herbert
Private 203118, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1917. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
LYONS P
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MADDOCKS Frederick
Acting Corporal 9270, 2nd Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Died 4th November 1918 in India. Born and resident Rugeley, enlisted Lichfield.
MADDOCKS William [Walter]
Lance Corporal 242337, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 3rd October 1918. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
MARSON Philip
Rifleman A/2796, 7th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 5th March 1916. Born Rugeley, enlisted Atherstone.
MATTHEWS Henry
Private 6392, 1st Battalion, Irish Guards. Killed in action 30th November 1917. Born Hazel Slade, enlisted Rugeley.
MEARS Denis
Lance Corporal 17952, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 11th August 1916. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
MEARS Frederick
Private 28649. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 10th September 1918. Enlisted lIchfield, resident Rugeley.
MINSHALL Samuel [John]
Private 15006, 8th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 21st December 1916. Born and resident Rugeley, enlisted Birmingham.
MOLINEUX H
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MOUNTFORD A
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NOURSE P
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OAKLEY Albert
Lance Corporal 2083, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 30th Decmeber 1916. Born Brereton, enlisted Rugeley.
OWEN T
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PARKER Elijah
Lance Corporal 17619, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 6th August 1917. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
PARKER H
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PARKER Thomas Henry
Acting Corporal 36892. 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 6th November 1916. Born and resident Rugeley, enlisted Birmingham.
PARRISH Reginald Hughes
Acting Sergeant 13086, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th September 1917. Born hednesford, enlsited Wolverhampton, resident Rugeley.
PERRY John
Gunner 74343, Royal Artillery. Killed in action 9th October 1918. Born Rugeley, enlisted Lichfield.
PHILIPS Alfred Harold
Driver 140767, Royal Artillery. Died of wounds 18th September 1918. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
PHILIPS Herbert 'Bert'
[Listed as B PHILIPS on the memorial] Lance Corporal 10874, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 31st July 1917. Born and enlisted Rugeley.
PINK Charles William
Corporal 424, 16th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th July 1916. Born and resident Rugeley, enlisted Birmingham.
POCKNELL Jack
Private 240784, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1916. Enlisted Burton-on-Trent, resident Rugeley.
POCKNELL William
Private 13338, 7th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 29th October 1917. Born Hednesford, enlisted Shirebrook, Derbyshire, resident Rugeley.
POINTON W G H
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POINTON W J
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PUGH B
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PUGH D
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RICHMOND J B
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ROBINSON J W
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ROCHELL Edwin Thomas
[Listed as Edward Thomas ROCHELL on SDGW] Private 17491, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment0. Died of wounds 30th July 1915. Aged 28. Born Haywood, enlisted Rugeley, resident Stafford. Son of James and Martha Rochell, of Wolseley Bridge, Stafford; husband of Martha Ann Rochell, of 83, Woodhead Rd., Tintwistle, Manchester. Buried in LA BRIQUE MILITARY CEMETERY No. 1, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 1.
ROGERS W
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ROWLEY G J
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SANDERS G
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SANDERS H W
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SANDERS P
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SCOTT J W
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SHARP A
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SHARRATT H
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SHAW F S
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SHEPHERD J W
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SMITH A N
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SMITH W H
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SPENCER A
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SPENCER T H
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THOMPSON A
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THOMPSON G W
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THOMPSON H
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TURNER W
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WAIN G
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WAIN G H
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WALLBANK F
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WATON P
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WHITEHURST W H
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WILLIS J
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WILLISCROFT F
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WILSON H
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WILSON J
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WOOD A
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WOOD T E
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WOOD T W
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WOODINGS W
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YORKE A G S
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1939-1945
SECOND WORLD WAR
AVERILL A E
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BRASSINGTON D
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BROWN F
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BROWN W J
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EGAN D
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ENSOR K
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FOSTER George Henson John
Trooper 5048488, Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards), Royal Armoured Corps. Killed in action 5th June 1942. Aged 24. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA, Libya. Plot 9. Row J. Grave 1.
GARDNER D S
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GATER S E
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GREEN L
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HILL A
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LONGSTAFFE E D
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HOLDCROFT J
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MACPHERSON A J
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MOBBERLEY K
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LITTLER F
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MORRIS A C N
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MOUNTSFORD C
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MARSHALL A
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MATTHEWS E F G
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PARSONAGE A
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PEAKE A S
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PHILLIPS A A
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ROSS H
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WAIN F
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WOOD A C
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WATSON D E
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WILLISCROFT P C
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WILLISCROFT T R
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