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COUGHTON, WARWICKSHIRE WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © 2004 Mike Coyle & Martin Edwards

The memorial is to be found inside St Peters Church, Coughton Court, Alcester, Warwickshire on the left side of the Nave (North Wall).

Photographs Copyright © Mike Coyle 2004

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO WENT FORTH
FROM THIS PARISH AND FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

THROCKMORTON

[Richard] Courtenay [Brabazon


On Left (North) Side of Apse/Chancel/
Sanctuary/Altar

Lieutenant Colonel, 23rd Battalion [CWGC states 8th Battalion], Royal Welch Fusliers. Killed in action commanding the 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment 9th April 1916 at Sanna Y Yat. [SDGW states 3rd Battalion] Age 49. Born 22nd December 1866. Nephew of Sir William Throckmorton, Bt., of Coughton Court, Warwickshire; husband of Lilian Throckmorton, of Coughtton Court. Served upwards of 21 years with 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers. Mentioned in Despatches. Commemorated on Basra Memorial, Basra, Iraq. Panel 15.

‘Sacred to the memory of Courtenay Throckmorton Lieutenant Colonel 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers born 22nd December 1866 who was killed in action 9th of April 1916 while in temporary command of the 5th Batt Wiltshire Regiment and was buried on the battlefield of Sanna y Yat Mentioned in Despatches. Placed by his Widow. RIP’

EAGLES, DSO

Charles Ernest Campbell

Major, Chatham Company, Royal Marine Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died 23rd April 1918 at Zeebrugge. Age 34. Son of the Rev. Canon and Mrs. C. F. Eagles, of Coughton, Warwickshire; husband of Esme Beatrice Eagles, of The Gate House, Gateacre, Liverpool. Buried left of path, near chapel in Coughton Church Cemetery, on the Birmingham-Alcester road, was opened in 1867, and belongs to St. Peter's Church.

CHAMBERS

Percival Arthur

Second Lieutenant, 10th Battalion attached 9th Battalion, Royal Wariwckshire Regiment. Died of wounds 6th April 1916 in Mesopotamia. [SDGW states 10th April] Age 19. Son of Arthur and Alice Victoria Chambers, of Station Rd., Studley, Warwickshire. Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. Plot XIX. Row A. Grave 5.

MASON, MM

Fred[erick Henry]


By the South Side Door

Lance Corporal 9212, 11th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of gas poisoning 9th August 1917 in France. Age 21. Born and resident Coughton, enlisted Worcester. Son of N & M Mason of Coughton. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 15.

In ever loving memory of our dear brave boy
L/Cpl Fred Mason Royal Warwicks aged 21
who died in France of Gas Poisoning Augst 9th 1917 Dearly loved son of N & M Mason of Coughton
Deeply loved & mourned by all who knew him. Fight the good fight with all thy might, Christ is thy strength and Christ thy right

AINGE

Frank

Private 38366, 2nd/6th Battalion (Territorials), Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 2nd December 1917 in France. Born Studley, enlisted Evesham. Commemorated on Cambrai Memorial, Louveral, Nord, France. Panel 6.

BAYLIS

Charles

Royal Garrison Artillery. Died December 1916 in France. No further information currently.

BOLT

Dennis [Henry]

Private 35902, 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 4th March 1917 in France. Age 19. Born Sambourne, enlisted and resident Redditch. Son of William and Mary Ellen Bolt, of Sambourne, Astwood Bank, Redditch. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 A and 6 C.

FORD

Ernest [Henry]

Private 103375, Labour Brigade. Died 8th August 1917 in France. Age 41. Born Inkberrow, enlisted Warwick, resident Redditch [spelt Reddish on SDGW]. Son of Henry and Sarah Elizabeth Ford, of Perry Mill Lane, Sambourne, Astwood Bank, Redditch. Formerly 56093, Devonshire Regiment. Buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manacourt, Somme, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 12.

HORTON

Leslie

Private 2208, 2nd/8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 20th October 1916 in France [SDGW states 21st]. Age 20. Born and resident Redditch, enlisted Bromsgrove. Son of John Horton, of Coughton Hill, Coughton, Redditch, Worcs. Buried in St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row V. Grave 1.

JOHNSON

Edward Philip

[Listed as Worcestershire Regiment on the memorial] Private 16/1778, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st December 1917 in France. Age 21. Enlisted Birmingham. Son of Hannah B. Stokes, of Station Rd., Studley, Warwickshire. Buried in Monchy British Cemetery, Monchy-Le-Preux, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 24.

PARKER

John

Private 19601, 9th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 10th July 1917 in Mesopotamia. Born Studley, enlisted Stratford-on-Avon, resident Coughton. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Basra, Iraq. Plot IV. Row J. Grave 9.

PERKS

Arthur

Private G/19538, 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 24th September 1918 in France. Born Coughton, enlisted and resident Chesterfield. Formerly 83135, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7.

PINFOLD

Frederick

Private 11930, 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds 2nd October 1916 in France. Age 20. Born and resident Haseley, enlisted Birmingham. Son of Francis and Jane Pinfold, of 4, Spernall, Studley, Warwickshire. Born Haseley Knob, Warwick. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row C. Grave 33A.

SMITH

William Harry

Private 17415, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 30th July 1916 in France. Born Studley, enlisted Redditch, resident Middletown, Studley. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 A 9 B and 10 B.

WHEELER

Arthur [John]

Rifleman 4832, 1st/8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 7th December 1916 in France. Born Alcester, enlisted London, resident Coughton. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 C and 9 D.

18 June 2004

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