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LEAMINGTON SPA ST JOHN THE BAPTIST WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Alan Orton 2010

The Leamington Spa St John the Baptist memorial is in the form of a screen inscribed with the names inside the church. The names are listed in alphabetical order within the year of death.

Photograph copyright © Alan Orton 2014 with the assitance of Allan Jennings

In Grateful Memory to those who gave their lives
from the Parish of St. John the Baptist
Leamington Priors
in The Great War
1914 - 1918

THEIR NAMES LIVETH EVERMORE

1914  
BENCH Charles Percy
Private, 10812, 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action aged 20 during the Battle of Langemarck, Wednesday 21st of October 1914. Commemorated on the Ypres Memorial, Belgium. The son of Edwin and Bessie Bench, 11, Eagle Street, Leamington Spa.
COTTERILL Sydney E
Private, 8288, 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action aged 28 near Le Touret, Friday 25th of December 1914. Buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery, France. The third son of Henry and Louisa Cotterill, 6, Southsea Place, Leamington Spa.
HEATH William E
Lance Corporal, 8105, 1st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action aged 26 during The Battle of The Marne, Thursday 10th of September 1914. Buried in Montreuil-Aux-Lions Cemetery, France. The eldest son of John and Annie Heath, 31, Court Road, Leamington Spa.
HUBBARD Ernest
Private, 7527, 2nd Battalion, The Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action aged 27near near Rouge Maison, Sunday 20th of September 1914. Commemorated on the La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, France. Son of Hannah Clarke, 3, Warneford Terrace, Leamington Spa.
LUCAS William G
Rifleman, 8843, 2nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds aged 24, Monday 14th of September 1914. Commemorated on the La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, France. The son of Arthur and Elizabeth Lucas, 53, St. George's Road. Leamington Spa.
RUSSELL George J
Lance Corporal, 9925, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action aged 31, Wednesday 25th of November 1914. Buried in the Strand Military Cemetery, Belgium. The second son of William and Sarah Russell, 2, Albion Row, Leamington Spa. The first of four brothers who fell.
VARNEY Thomas
Private, 7400, 2nd Battalion, The Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action near Klein Zillebeke aged 23, Saturday 7th of November 1914. Commemorated on the Ypres Memorial, Belgium. Son of Tom and Emma Varney, 50 King Street, Leamington Spa.
VINCENT Charles W
Private, 7400, 2nd Battalion, The Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action near Chassemy, Friday 25th of September 1914, Commemorated on the La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, France. Husband of Lily Vincent of Leamington Spa.
WARD Arthur
2nd Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action at Poelcapelle aged 25, Tuesday 20th of October 1914. Buried in the Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium. The son of William and Ellen Ward, 37, Tachbrook Street, Leamington Spa.
WISE John Henry
Private, 2008, 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action during the Battle of Gheluvelt, Saturday 31st of October 1914. Commemorated on the Ypres Memorial, Belgium.
1915  
AITKEN Charles H
Private, 18443, 5th (Service) Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action at Bellewaarde aged 29, Saturday 25th of September 1915. Commemorated on the Ypres Memorial, Belgium. Husband of Amy Aitken, 4, Althorpe Street, Leamington Spa.
BUNN James Francis
Corporal, 777, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action aged 27, Tuesday 23rd of March. Buried in the Ration Farm Annexe Cemetery, Belgium. The son of James and Emma Bunn, 71, Shrubland Street, Leamington Spa.
BUTCHER William
Private, L/8466, 4th Battalion, The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action near Armentieres aged 31, Monday 6th of December 1915. Buried in the Chapelle-d'Armentieres New Military Cemetery, France. Eldest son of William and Dinah Butcher, 46, Court Street, Leamington Spa.
CASWELL Charles HJ
Private, 23158, 6th (Service) Battalion, The King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds aged 21, Monday 20th of September 1915. Buried in the Poperinge New Military Cemetery, Belgium. The son of Harry and Mary Ann Caswell, 8, Charles Street, Leamington Spa.
HUGHES William A
Serjeant, 3761, 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays). Killed in action at Ypres, Thursday 15th of May 1915. Commemorated on the Ypres Memorial, Belgium. Resided at "Apple Tree Cottage", Grove Place, Leamington Spa.
LENTON William F
Private, 47154, 15th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). Killed in action at St. Julien aged 27, Tuesday 27th of April 1915. Commemorated on the Ypres Memorial, Belgium. The third son of John and Mary Lenton, 31, Comyn Street, Leamington Spa. Husband of Gertrude Lenton, 10, Warneford Place, Leamington Spa.
LUGGAR Gerald Percy
Private, 2589, 1st/1st Warwickshire Yeomanry. Killed in action at Hill 112 Suvla Bay aged 25, Saturday 21st of August 1915. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey. The son of Walter and Elizabeth Luggar, 97, Lower Tachbrook Street, Leamington Spa. The husband of Gertrude Luggar of Leamington Spa.
OSBORNE Charles W
Private, 12/208, Auckland Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Died aged 18, Thursday 15th of July 1915. Buried in the East Mudros Military Cemetery, Mudros, Greece. The third son of Charles and Harriett Osborne, 25, Althorpe Street, Leamington Spa.
PHIPPS Sydney George
Private, 15422, 8th (Service) Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action at the Battle of Loos aged 27, Saturday 25th of September 1915. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France. The son of George and Mary Phipps, 46, Rushmore Street, Leamington Spa. One of three brothers to fall.
ROBERTS Thomas
Rifleman, 8141, 4th battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action at the Battle of Frezenberg aged 26, Saturday 8th of May 1915. Buried in the Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium. The son of Frederick and Sarah Roberts, 1, Gent's Buildings, Grove Place, Leamington Spa.
RUSSELL Frederick
Private, 8962, 1st Battalion, The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died of wounds aged 24, Saturday 29th of May 1915. Buried in the Hazebrouck Communual Cemetery, France. The son of William and Sarah Russell, 2, Albion Row, Leamington Spa. Husband of Mrs. H. Russell of 25 Charles Street, Leamington Spa. The third of four brothers who fell.
RUSSELL William T
Lance Serjeant, 181, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed by sniper fire aged 33, Monday 15th of March 1915. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. The eldest son of Thomas and Sarah Russell, 2, Albion Row, Leamington Spa. Husband of Mrs. Russell, the second of four brothers who fell.
SAVAGE Samuel W
Leading Stoker, K/4909, H.M.S. Natal, Royal Navy. Lost at sea when his ship blew up at anchor at Cromarty Forth aged 25, Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial, England. The only son Of Tom and Priscilla Savage, 17, Grove Place, Leamington Spa.
WARREN Ernest
Private, 24311, 13th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment). Killed in action at the Battle of Festubert aged 21, Thursday 20th of May 1915. Commemorated on the Vimy Memorial, France. Son of Frederick and Sarah Warren, 8, Union Walk, Leamington Spa.
1916  
BARLOW Albert W
Private, 15571, 9th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died in Mesopotamia aged 39, Sunday 24th of September 1916. Buried in the Basra War Cemetery, Iraq. Son of George and Elisabeth Barlow, 46, Clarence Street, Leamington Spa. The husband of Elizabeth Winifred Barlow, 24a, Shrubland Street, Leamington Spa.
BULL Albert Edward
Private, STK/1771, 10th (Service) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died of wounds aged 19, Wednesday 12th of July 1916. Buried in the Heilly Station Cemetery, France. The son of Joseph and Mary Ann Bull, 5, Tachbrook Street, Leamington Spa.
BURDEN Edward H
Private, 2290, 1st/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment (T.F.). Died of wounds, Wednesday 8th of November 1916. Buried in the Bazentin-le-Petit Military Cemetery, France. The son of William Burden.
BRYAN Walter G
Private, 18238, 6th (Service) Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Pozieres aged 30, Saturday 15th of July 1916. Buried in Pozieres British Cemetery, France. Son of James and Priscilla Bryan, 5, Eagle Street, Leamington Spa. One of two brothers to fall.
BARNWELL Harold J
Private, 6679, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action on The Somme aged 29, Wednesday of August 1916. Buried in the Auchonvillers Military Cemetery, France. The second son of William and Amelia Barnwell of Wolverhampton.
CHAPMAN Edward
Private, 9950, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action on The Somme aged 27, Sunday 30th of July 1916. Commemorated on the Thievpal Memorial, France. Son of William and Mary Chapman, 11, Charles Street, Leamington Spa.
CHAPMAN Robert
Corporal, 2382, 1st/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment (T.F.). Died of wounds aged 27, Saturday 8th of July 1916. Buried in Couin British Cemetery, France. Son of Alex and Margaret Chapman, 43, Wathen Road, Leamington Spa. Resided at 19, Charles Street, Leamington Spa. Native of Aberdeen.
COMPTON William
Private, 10421, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds aged 19, Friday 20th of October 1916. Buried in Grove Town Cemetery, France. The second son of James and Lizzie Compton, 10, White Street, Leamington Spa.
DRAKE John James
Private, 4669, 1st/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment (T.F.). Killed in action at Ovillers aged 20, Friday 14th of July 1916. Commemorated on the Thievpal Memorial, France. Only son of James and Emma Drake, 16, Grove Place, Leamington Spa.
ENGLAND Joseph
Private, 18886, 6th (Service) Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action at Delville Wood aged 19, Friday 18th of August 1916. Commemorated on the Thievpal Memorial, France. Son of Caleb and Sophia England, 28, Ranelegh Terrace, Leamington Spa.
GRIMWOOD Frank C
Corporal, S/653, 10th (Service) Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. Killed in action near Ginchy aged 26, Monday 18th of September 1916. Buried in the Guard's Cemetery, France. The son of Frank and Elizabeth Grimwood, 32, Charles Street, Leamington Spa.
HARRIS Charles H
Private, 8209, 11th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died in Bradford War Hospital aged 17, Friday 14th of January 1916. Buried in the Whitnash Road Cemetery, Leamington Spa. The son of Arthur and Louisa Jane Harris, 14, Charles Street, Leamington Spa.
HARVEY George
Private, 18067, 5th (Service) Battalion, Princes Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment ). Died of wounds aged 34, Saturday 2nd of December 1916. Buried in the Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, France. Husband of Elizabeth Harvey, 22, Althorpe Street, Leamington Spa.
HEATH John
Serjeant, 4679, 10th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action during the Battle of Albert , Sunday 2nd of July 1916. Commemorated on the Thievpal Memorial, France. The son of John and Annie Heath, 31, Court Street, Leamington Spa.
HOLLINS Frederick
Private, 1523, 1st/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment (T.F.). Died of wounds aged 20, Sunday 25th of June 1916. Buried in Couin British Cemetery, France. Grandson of Maria Sylvester of Draycote, Bourton on Dunsmore.
JORDAN Arthur J
Private, 23050, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action near High Wood aged 31, Sunday 20th of August 1916. Buried in the Delville Wood Cemetery, France. The son of James and Sarah Jordan of Beckley, Oxfordshire.
KEEN Enoch J
Corporal, 377, 31st (Queennsland, Victoria) Battalion, Australian Infantry. Killed in action at Fromelles aged 22, Thursday 20th of July 1916. Buried in the Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, France. The son of Enoch and Henrietta Keen, 51, Brunswick Street, Leamington Spa.
KEMP Alexander
Gunner, 60230, "Z" 2nd Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action on The Somme, Saturday 7th of October 1916. Buried in the Sucerie Military Cemetery. Native of Ellon, Aberdeen.
LAWRENCE George G
Private, 20219, 1st/4th (City of Bristol) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment (T.F.). Killed in action on The Somme aged 32, Thursday 9th of November 1916 Commemorated on the Thievpal Memorial, France. Eldest son of George and Clara Lawrence, 43,Tachbrook Street, Leamington Spa.
PHIPPS John Henry
Gunner, 22854, 35th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action Friday 11th of August 1916. Buried in the Becordel Military Cemetery, France. The son of Sydney George and Mary Phipps, 28, Grove Place, Leamington Spa. Husband of Eleanor May Phipps, 14, Grove Place, Leamington Spa. Second of three brothers to fall.
PHIPPS William H
Lance Corporal, 18952, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds aged 24, Wednesday 16th of August 1916. Buried in the Abbeville Communal Cemetery, France. The son of Sydney George and Mary Phipps, 28, Grove Place, Leamington Spa. The third of three brothers to fall.
POYNTER William J
Sapper, 43822, 20th Signal Division Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds aged 24, Saturday 22nd of July 1916. Buried in the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. The son of William and Louisa Poynter. Husband of Francis May Poynter of Leamington Spa.
ROE Arthur Edward C
Private, SPTS/4501, 23rd (Service) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action at Delville Wood aged 20, Thursday 27th of July 1916. Commemorated on the Thievpal Memorial, France. The sixth son of William and Elizabeth Roe, 15, Shrubland Street, Leamington Spa.
STANTON Joseph J
Private, 18874, 6th (Service) Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action near Gueudecourt aged 19, Saturday 16th of September 1916. Commemorated on the Thievpal Memorial, France. The son of William and Mary Stanton, 13, Charles Street, Leamington Spa.
STEVENSON Arthur
Lance Corporal, 1007, 16th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds aged 21, Thursday 3rd of August 1916. Buried in the Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension, France. the son of Charles and Charlotte Stevenson, 51, Tachbrook Road, Leamington Spa.
WARD George
Private, 14985, 10th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds aged 25, Friday 15th of July 1916. Buried in the Bailleul Communal Cemetery, France. Son of Thomas and Emily Ward, 10, Court Street, Leamington Spa.
WOODWARD Frederick
Company Quartermaster Serjeant, 7915, 1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Killed in action during the Battle of Ginchy, Saturday 9th of September 1916. Commemorated on the Thievpal Memorial, France. Resident of Leamington Spa. Native of Nottingham.
WRIGHT William H
Private, 2826, 1st/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment (T.F.). Killed in action at the Battle of Albert aged 22, Saturday 1st of July 1916. Buried in the Serre Road Cemetery, France. The son of Edwin and Emily Wright, 42, Court Street, Leamington Spa.
1917  
BARNES Herbert J E
Private, 266703, 1st/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action at the Battle of Broodseinde aged 29, Thursday 4th of October 1917. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. The eldest son of James and Mary Barnes, 3, Wathen Road, Leamington Spa. Husband of Ethel L. Barnes, 23, Charles Street, Leamington Spa.
BENCH Frederick G
Private, 22675, 14th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action aged 26, Saturday 10th of March 1917. Buried in Brown's Road Military Cemetery, France. The son of Edwin and Bessie Bench, 11, Eagle Street, Leamington Spa.
BOUCHER Ernest C
Private, 202836, 2nd/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action near to St. Julien aged 19, Sunday 26th of August 1917. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. The son of William and Emma Boucher, 10, Priory Street, Leamington Spa.
DANCER John R
Private, 242298 2nd/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action during the Battle of Ypres aged 34, Thursday 6th of September 1917. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Native of Staffordshire.
ENOCK William
Private, 292567, Labour Corps. Killed in action aged 47, Wednesday 17th of October 1917. Buried in the La Brique Military Cemetery No. 2, Belgium. The husband of Emma Enock, 61, St George's Road, Leamington Spa.
FRIEND Thomas F
Private, 18270, 15th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds aged 49, Friday 25th of May 1917. Buried in the Duisans British Cemetery, France. The son of Thomas Friend, 103 Clarendon Street, Leamington Spa.
GASCOYNE, DCM Harry John
Serjeant, 3360, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action aged 34, Monday 1st of January 1917. Buried in the Sailly-Saillisel British Cemetery, France. The son of John and Mrs. Gascoyne. 78, Tachbrook Street, Leamington Spa. Husband of Nellie Elsie Gascoyne, Henrietta Street, London.
GRIFFIN, MM Albert William
Serjeant, R/4003, 12th (Service) Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds aged 23, Wednesday, 28th of February 1917. Buried in the Grove Town Cemetery, France. The second son of William and Rose Griffin, 96, Tachbrook Street., Leamington Spa.
GRIFFIN William
Private, 267904, 11th (Service Battalion) Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action aged 34, Wednesday 25th of April 1917. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France. The son of Edward and Jane Griffin, 30, Shrubland Street, Leamington Spa. Husband of Susan Griffin, The Althorpe Arms, Althorpe Street, Leamington Spa.
GROOM Ernest
Lance Corporal, 17930, 15th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds aged 27, Sunday 29th of July 1917. Buried in the Duisans British Cemetery, France. The second son of Charles and Emily Groom, 21, Clemens Street, Leamington Spa. Husband of Mrs. E. M. Groom, 9, Eagle Street, Leamington Spa.
HARRIS Arthur C
Corporal, 19792, 6th (Service) Battalion, The Duke Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died of wounds in No.17 C.C.S. aged 25, Tuesday 12th of June 1917. Buried in the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Husband of Mrs. A L. Harris, 8, Althorpe Street, Leamington Spa.
HEWINS Frederick
Private, 51005, 9th (Service) Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action aged 26, Monday 16th of July 1917. Commemorated on the Ypres Memorial, Belgium. The son of William and Elizabeth Hewins, 14, Landsdowne Street, Leamington Spa. Husband of Phyllis Elsie Hewins, 24, Eagle Street, Leamington Spa.
HOPKYNS Thomas G
Private, 14724, 1st Regiment, South African Infantry. Died aged 35, Thursday, 20th of September 1917. Buried in the White House Cemetery, Belgium.
HORLEY Frank C
Gunner, 614180, 2nd/1st (Warwick) Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. Killed in action aged 21, Monday 15th of October 1917. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. The adopted son of Herbert and Mrs. R. Langford, 44, Court Street, Leamington Spa.
HYDON Edward T
Private, 43578, 9th (Service) Battalion, The King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action at the Battle of Broodseinde aged 32, Thursday 4th of October 1917. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Husband of Emma Elizabeth Hydon, 6, Gas Street, Leamington Spa.
JONES, MM Frederick G
Private, SPTS/4500, 23rd (Service) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action, Monday 31st of December 1917. Buried in Hermies Hill British Cemetery, France. Resided in Leamington Spa, Native of Birmingham.
JONES George
Private, 18588 13th (Service) Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment (Pioneers) Killed in action aged 40 Wednesday 14th of February 1917 Buried in the Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery Belgium The son of Frederick and Mary Jones 46 St George's Road Leamington Spa
KNOTT Arthur E
Private, 267907, 10th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds aged 40, Sunday 9th of September 1917. Buried in the Outtersteene Communual Cemetery Extension, Belgium. The son of Harry Needam Knox Knott of Dover. Husband of Fanny Knott, 11, Scotland Place, Leamington Spa.
LEWIN Harry
Private, 235006, 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action at the Battle of Pilkem, Tuesday 31st of July 1917. Commemorated on the Ypres Memorial, Belgium. Husband of Mrs. H. Lewins, 60, Court Street, Leamington Spa.
McKEAN William
Private, 202195, 8th (Service) Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action aged 20, Monday 22nd of October 1917. Buried in the Perth Cemetery (China Wall ), Belgium. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry McKean, "The Stoneleigh Arms", Clemens Street, Leamington Spa.
MATTHEWS Thomas
Private, 203308, 1st/4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment (T.F.). Killed in action during the Second Battle of Gaza aged 32, Thursday 19th of April 1917. Commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. The son of John and Ellen Matthews, 88, New Street, Leamington Spa. Husband of Daisy Matthews, 106, Lower Tachbrook Street, Leamington Spa.
MILES Richard H
Private, 203336, 1st/5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment (T.F.). Killed in action aged 21, Tuesday 6th of February 1917. Buried in the Assevillers New British Cemetery, France. The second son of Maurice and Adeline Miles, 14, Shrubland Street, Leamington Spa.
NEALE Albert
Private, 18177, 11th(Service) Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action aged 29, Tuesday 27th of February 1917. Buried in the Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece. The son of George and Elizabeth Neale, 20, East Grove, Leamington Spa.
NEWEY John
Private, 267756, 8th (Service) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds aged 34, Friday 17th of August 1917. Buried in the Brandhoek New Military Cemetery, Belgium. The eldest son of John and Mrs. Newey, 50, Court Street, Leamington Spa. Husband of Louisa Newey, 85, Cavendish Street, Old Whittington, Derbyshire.
SALMON Tom
Private, 35647, 1st/4th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (T.F.). Drowned at sea when the S.S. Transylvania was torpedoed in the Gulf of Genoa aged 19, Commemorated on the Savona Memorial, Italy. Son of George and Lillah Salmon, 60, Clemens Street, Leamington Spa.
SAYWELL Ernest H
Private, 352938, 1st/7th (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment (T.F.). Killed in action during the Battle of Messines aged 20, Thursday 7th of June 1917. Commemorated on the Ypres Memorial, Belgium. The Grandson of John and Ellen Saywell, 2, Union Row, Brunswick Street, Leamington Spa.
SHIPWAY Herbert R
Private, 19529, 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action aged 35, Thursday 11th of October 1917. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. The son of James and Rose Shipway, Stroud, Gloucestershire. Husband of Evelinda Shipway, 15, Hitchman Road, Leamington Spa.
STANTON Frederick W
Private, 202834, 2nd/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment (T.F.). Died of Wounds aged 19, Wednesday 17th of October 1917. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, France. The eldest son of Mrs. A.L. Handy, 62, Court Street, Leamington Spa.
STOPPS Arthur
Private, 203132, 2nd/5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment (T.F.). Killed in action at Cambrai, Monday 3rd of December 1917. Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, France. Husband of Mrs. A. Stopps, 76, Shrubland Street, Leamington Spa. The first of two brothers to fall.
TYLER William A
Lance Corporal, 265351, 2nd/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment (T.F.). Died of wounds aged 27, Thursday 4th of October 1917. Buried in the Duisans British Cemetery, France. The son of Thomas and Elizabeth Tyler, 11, Althorpe Street, Leamington Spa.
WELCH Charles H
Private, 33170, 6th (Service) Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Killed in action aged 35, Tuesday 24th of April 1917 Buried in the Neuville-Bourjonval British Cemetery, France Husband of Mrs ML Welch, 33, East Grove, Leamington Spa
WRIGHT Samuel
Sapper, 139440, 183rd Tunneling Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds at St. Luke's War Hospital, Halifax aged 29, Sunday 2nd of December 1917. Buried in the Whitnash Rooad Cemetery, Leamington Spa. Husband of Mrs. S. Wright, 49, St. George's Road, Leamington Spa.
1918  
BARTHOLOMEW, MM Ernest
Corporal, 11971, 11th (Service) Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds aged 24, Wednesday, 24th of April 1918. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, France. The third son of Charles and Mary Bartholomew, 20, Aylesford Street, Leamington Spa. The second of three brothers to fall.
BARTHOLEMEW  
Private, 33640, 2nd/5th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment (T.F.). Percy Killed in action during the Battle of St. Quentin aged 22, Thursday, 21st of March 1918. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, France, The fourth son of Charles and Mary Bartholomew, 20, Aylesford Street, Leamington Spa. The first of three brothers to fall.
BARTHOLEMEW Regiment William
Private, 38895, 14th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Christopher Killed in action aged 19, Monday, 8th of July 1918. Buried in the Tannay British Cemetery, France. The fifth son of Charles and Mary Bartholomew, 20, Aylesford Street, Leamington Spa. The third of three brothers to fall.
BAYLEY Frederick W
Corporal, 95576, 77th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds aged 37, Thursday, 7th of November 1918, Buried in the Mont Huon Military Cemetery, France. The eldest son of Thomas and Charlotte Bailey, 27, East Grove, Leamington Spa. The husband of Elizabeth Bayley, 32, Clarence Street, Leamington Spa.
BUTLER William
Private, PLY/2431(S), 1st Royal Marine Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed in action during the Battle of the Canal du Nord aged 20, Sunday, 29th of September 1918. Commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France. The son of William and Emily Butler, 14, St. John's Road, Leamington Spa.
CARVELL Edmund H
Private, 10442, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of Wounds aged 29, Tuesday, 30th of April 1918. Buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery, France. The son of Charlotte Carvell, 1, Union Row, Brunswick Street, Leamington Spa.
DOUGHTY Christopher
Lance Corporal, 9323, 2nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action in Greece aged 26, Monday, 15th of April 1918. Commemorated on the Doiran Memorial, Greece. The son of Edwin and Ann Doughty, 21, St. John's Road, Leamington Spa.
DOWELL William TF
Private, 94945, Labour Corps, (Formerly 24430, Wiltshire Regiment and 23226, Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action aged 24, Saturday, 5th of October 1918. Buried in the Queant Road Cemetery, France. The only son of William and Jane Dowell, 14, Princes Street, Leamington Spa.
DUTTON Chelsea
Pioneer, 214643, "E" Special Company, Royal Engineers, Special Brigade. Died of wounds aged 30, Sunday, 24th of March 1918. Buried in the Roye New British Cemetery, France. The eldest son of Frederick and Kate Dutton, 17, Albion Row, Leamington Spa. The first of two brothers to fall.
DUTTON Percy
Serjeant, 10077, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action during the Battle of Hazebrouck aged 24, Monday, 15th of April 1918. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. The second son of Frederick and Kate Dutton, 17, Albion Row, Leamington Spa. The second of two brothers to fall.
GOODWAY Robert W
Private, SPTS/4457, 23rd (Service) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action aged 20, Friday, 14th of June 1918. Buried in the St. Amand British Cemetery, France. The son of William and Annie Goodway, 61, Grove Street, Leamington Spa.
JENKINS, MC Edgar Ernest
Captain, 5162, 1st/5th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers (T.F.). Killed in action during The Battle of Bapaume aged 31, Monday, 25th of March 1918. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France. The eldest son of Ernest and Louisa Jenkins, 64, Brunswick Street, Leamington Spa. The first of two brothers to fall.
JENKINS Samuel C
Second Lieutenant, 228822, 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died of wounds aged 19, Wednesday, 23rd of August 1918. Buried in the Pernes British Cemetery, France. The third son of Ernest and Louisa Jenkins, 64, Brunswick Street, Leamington Spa. The second of two brothers to fall.
MILTON Reginald
Private, 283104, 1st/4th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders (T.F.). Killed in action during the Battle of the Scarpe aged 19, Thursday, 29th of August, 1918. Commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France. The only son of James and Ellen Milton, 17, St. George's Road, Leamington Spa.
OWEN Albert Thomas
Private, 164973, 100th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action at Epehy aged 36, Saturday, 21st of September 1918. Buried in Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery, France. The son of Thomas and Mrs. Owen.
PERRY Arthur EC
Second Lieutenant, 221212, 248th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds aged 26, Thursday, 20th of June 1918. Buried in the Hedauville Communual Cemetery, France. The son of James and Mary Perry, 89, Tachbrook Road, Leamington Spa.
SAUNDERS Edmund
Private, 28714, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action during the Battle of Hazebrouck aged 33, Monday, 15th of April 1918. Buried in the Chocques Military Cemetery, France. The son of Harry and Sarah Saunders, 54, Brunswick Street, Leamington Spa.
SMITH Geoffrey G
Private, 81248, 4th (Reserve) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died in Ireland aged 18, Friday 1st of November, 1918. Buried in the Whitnash Road Cemetery, Leamington Spa. The second son of Charles and Mrs. Smith, 29, Eagle Street, Leamington Spa.
STOPPS Harry E
Private, 24328, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action during The Battle of the Scarpe, aged 28, Friday, 30th of August 1918. Commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France. The husband of Mrs. Stopps, St. George's Road, Leamington Spa. The second of two brothers to fall.
SUMMERS Ernest W
Bandsman, 2152, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died aged 20, Sunday, 16th of December 1918. Commemorated on the Leamington Spa War Memorial. The second son of William and Elizabeth Summers, 21, St. John's Road, Leamington Spa.
UNDERHILL Arthur
Rifleman, 15/152385, 15th (Service) Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Died aged 23, Saturday, 15th of June 1918. Buried in the Gwalia Cemetery, Belgium. The third son of Stephen and Ada Underhill, 17, Court Street, Leamington Spa.
WILLIAMS Charles
Lance Corporal, 92833, 213th Army Troops Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action aged 32, Saturday, 30th of March 1918. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, France. The eldest son of Charles and Naomi Williams, 89, Shrubland Street, Leamington Spa.
WILLOUGHBY Frank
Gunner, 212791, "D" Battery, 74th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action aged 32, Sunday, 2nd of June 1918. Buried in the Bienvillers Military Cemetery, France. The husband of Ada Willoughby, 41, Bath Street, Leamington Spa.
WOODFIELD ?
Rifleman, 10585, 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died in Greece aged 28, Sunday, 22nd of September 1918. Buried in the Mikra British Cemetery, Greece. The son of Kate Woodfield, 48, Grove Place, Leamington Spa.
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JAMES George A
Bombardier, 59231, "B" Instructional Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died at home aged 26, Friday, 27th of June 1919. Buried in the Whitnash Road Cemetery, Leamington Spa. The eldest son of Francis and Agnes James of Leamington Spa. The husband of Daisy Marie James, 54, St. George's Road, Leamington Spa.

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