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STOULTON WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Sandra Taylor 2005

The memorials are to be found in St Edmund’s Church is located in Church Lane, Stoulton. The memorial consists of a wooden plaque situated inside the church on the North wall. The oak panelling is behind the altar along the East wall of the church and has two wooden, carved effigies, one of St Edmund, the patron saint of churches and one of Wulstan, a former Bishop of Worcester. There is an individual memorial in the form of a brass plaque found inside the church on the South wall to Mylius. There is also a memorial to be found in the churchyard consistsing of a stone cross on 3 tiered steps to Chaytor.


Photographs Copyright © Sandra Tayor 2005

IN GRATEFUL AND
AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF

1914-1918

BURFORD

William James

Private, 1st/7th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 39659. Died aged 22 on 31st October 1918. Son of William and Martha Ainsworth Burford, of Caldewell Lodge, Stoulton, Worcester. Barenthal Military Cemetery Plot 3. Row C. Grave 11. Also appears on Stoulton Village Hall memorial and Worcester Post Office Memorial.

JORDAN

John Henry

No further information currently

JORDAN

James Richard

Gunner, Royal Marine Artillery, H.M.S. “Defence”. Service No RMA/13900. Died aged 19 on 31st May 1916. Son of George Henry and Rose Jordan, of Low Hill, Spetchley, Worcester. Portsmouth Naval Memorial 21

MERRIMAN

Alfred James

Private, 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 20891. Died on 4th January 1917. St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen O.IV.G.7. Also appears on Stoulton Village Hall memorial.

MERRIMAN

Herbert George

Gunner, Royal Field Artillery “C” Battery 170th Brigade. Service No 148812. Died aged 20 on 10th April 1918. Son of George A. Merriman, of Stoulton, Worcester. Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension II.K.8. Also appears on Stoulton Village Hall memorial.

NICHOLLS

William Lambert

Private, Queen’s Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry). Service No 2355. Died aged 24 on 15th March 1915. Son of William Lambert Nicholls and Ellen Eliza Nicholls. Stoulton (St Edmund) Churchyard. Also appears on Stoulton Village Hall memorial, Worcester Cathedral Worcestershire Hussars memorial.

WHO · IN · THE · GREAT · WAR
1914-1918 · WENT · FORTH
FROM · THIS · VILLAGE · AND
GAVE · THEIR · LIVES · FOR
THEIR · COUNTRY
“WE · HAVE · DONE · THAT · WHICH
WAS · OUR · DUTY · TO · DO”

1939 – 1945

COLLETT

Percival William

Private, South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd (Airborne) Battalion. Service No 5125386. Died aged 21 on 19th September 1944. Son of William Turner Collett and Janet Maud Collett; husband of Edna May Collett, of Wadborough, Worcestershire. Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery 15.C.9.

EDWARDS

Elijah John

Private, South Staffordshire Regiment 7th Battalion. Service No 5253790. Died aged 26 on 10th August 1944. Son of Percy James Edwards and Lizzie Agnes Edwards, of Wadborough, Worcestershire. Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery XVI. A.11

GREEN

Ronald Ernest

Sergeant (Flight Engineer), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 115 Squadron. Service No 1581870. Died aged 21 on 5th February 1944. Son of Ernest and Nellie Green, of Clapham, London. Cambridge City Cemetery Grave 13751.

KNIGHT

Lawrence Charles

Private, 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 5254531. Died aged 26 on 19th February 1945. Son of William Henry and Mary Ellen Knight; husband of Vera Harriet Knight, of Worcester. Reichswald Forest War cemetery 57.G.7.

RONE

George William

Sergeant, 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 5249629. Died aged 32 on 7th September 1944. Son of George and Fanny Harriet Rone, of Stoulton, Worcestershire. Upper Sapey (St Michael) Churchyard N.W. of church.

TUSTIN

Dennis George

Sergeant, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 77 Squadron. Service No 1582404. Died aged 21 on 17th June 1944. Son of Horace Samuel and Florence Edna Tustin, of Upton Snodsbury, Worcestershire. Runnymede Memorial Panel 239.

WEBB

Ronald Henry

Marine, Royal Marines no 47 R.M. Commando. Service No PLY/X 112633. Died aged 19 on 1st July 1944. Son of Henry James Webb and Sarah Ann Webb, of Whittington, Worcestershire. Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville V.H.10.

REST · ETERNAL · GRANT · TO · THEM · O · LORD

Commemorated in the churchyard but not on the memorial
1914-1918

CHAYTOR

Alban Kingsford

2nd Lieutenant, 6th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Died 26th May 1915. La Clytte Military Cemetery I.A.12 Also appears on King’s School memorial, Worcester Cathedral King’s School window memorial and Guildhall memorial. Commemorated in the churchyard.

 

KILLED
ON ACTIVE SERVICE
IN
FLANDERS
MAY 26TH 1915, AGED 21

ALBAN KINGSFORD CHAYTOR
YOUNGER SON OF
CHARLES & MADELINE CHAYTOR
2ND LIEUT: 3RD WORC: REGT:
BURIED AT LA CLYTTE

“GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS”

Commemorated in the church but not on the memorial
1914-1918

MYLIUS

John Kingsford

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Died aged 21 on 12th October 1916. Son of Edward Lillingston Mylius and Isabel Mylius, of Holly Croft, Ratcliffe Rd., Leicester. Formerly of Shrewsbury. Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte I. B. 2.

 

 

 

 

 

The Oak Panelling and
Carvings to the Chancel of
This Church were given by
Edward Lillingston and
Isabel Mylius in memory
of their elder son
John Kingsford Mylius,
Grandson of
Rev. Hamilton Kingsford, M.A.
Vicar of this Parish for 45 years
and Lieutenant
1st Battalion the King’s
Shropshire Light Infantry,
who fell in action on the
Somme, October 12th 1916
Aged 21 years.
________________

“Lord, make him to be numbered with
Thy saints in glory everlasting.”

Last uodated 1 March, 2007

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