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DRAKES BROUGHTON WAR MEMORIAL

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A wooden plaque found inside the St Barnabus Church on the North wall. The church is situated in Stonebow Road, Drakes Broughton.
Photographs Copyright © Sandra Tayor 2005

1914 – 1918
TO THE
GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF

1914-1918

BEECHEY

Albert

Private 37910, 1st Battalion Somerset Light Infantry. Died on 24th October 1918. Aged 21. Born Witney, Oxon, enlisted Worcester, resident Pershore. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Beechey, of Broughton, Pershore, Worcs. Formerly 81, Army veterinary Corps. Buried in Verchain British Cemetery, Verchain-Maugre, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 10.

BROMAGE

George

Lance Corporal 15706, 9th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died in Mesopotamia 8th June 1916. Born Drakes Broughton, enlisted Pershore, resident Worcester. Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. Plot XXI. Row D. Grave 14.

EWINS

Daniel

Private 41068, Devonshire Regiment, transferred. to (92654) 155th Company, 14th Labour Battalion, Labour Corps. Killed in action 25th August 1917. Aged 34. Born Wadborough, enlisted Worcester. Brother of Miss C. C. Ewins, of Wadborough, Worcester. Buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery, Koksijde, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row B. Grave 22.

FOSTER

Frank

Private 18251, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action Saturday 25th September 1915, France & Flanders. He was aged 24 the son of George and Emma Foster, of Drakes Broughton, Pershore, Worcs. He was born in Aberton, Worcs, enlisted in Evesham and resided in Broughton, Worcs. He has no known grave, his name being recorded together with other members of the Ox & Bucks Light Infantry on Panels 37 and 39 of the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper (Ypres), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Medal entitlement - 1914/15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal, his next of kin would also have received a Memorial Plaque - He Died for Freedom and Honour - Frank Foster

NUTTING

Douglas

Private PLY/2325/S, 2nd Royal Marine Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed in action 6th April 1918. An Engineer Shaper. Son of Charles Nutting, of Pershore Fields, Pershore, Worcester. Enlisted 6th July 1017, aged 20. Emabrked Royal marine Brigade 24th August 1917. Draft for BEF 6th November 1917, joined 2nd Royal Marine Battalion 21st November 1917 and served until his death. No known grave. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 1.

STEPHENS

George Frederick

Gunner 322736, 14th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 5th October 1917. Born in Naunton Beauchamp in 1876. Buried in Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row G. Grave 4.

1939-1945

HARLEY

Frank Clifford

Trooper 403988, 1st Royal Dragoons, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 2nd July 1940. Aged 30. Son of George and Emily M. Harley. Brookwood Memorial, Surrey. Panel 1. Column 1.

WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR
COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR

WE HAVE DONE THAT WHICH WAS
OUR DUTY TO DO

REST ETERNAL GRANT TO THEM
O LORD

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