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WORCESTER BARBOURNE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Sandra Taylor 2005

Barbourne is a suburb of Worcester and the aprish church is St George's. A Roll of Honour on a stone plaque inside the church on the South wall commemorates the men who died in World War 1 and another Roll of honour in a wooden frame with glass front, situated inside the church on the south wall denotes the men who fell in World War 2.


Photographs Copyright © Sandra Tayor 2005

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND TO THE HONOURED MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH &
PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

ALDIS

Frank

Sergeant, 10th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 7593. Died on 23rd July 1916. Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 5 A and 6 C.

ALLEN

A.J.

No further information currently available.

ARNOLD

A.D.

No further information currently available.

ATKINS

Thomas Henry

Private, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Service No 7146. Died aged 29 on 1st November 1914. Son of William H & Kate Atkins of 7 Northwick Avenue, Worcester. Ypres (Menin Gate) Panel 21. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall and Worcester St Peters memorials.

BEARD

Herbert Thomas

Private, 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 9291. Died aged 42 on 16th March 1915. Son of Joseph & Jane Beard of May Cottages, Barbourne, Worcester. Husband of Rosanna Beard of 31 Northwick Road, Worcester. Served in the South Africa Campaign. Le Touret Memorial Panel 17 & 18. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

BENBOW

Cyril William Freeman

Private, 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 202511.Died aged 21 on 25th September 1917 Son of Mrs. Jessie E. Benbow, of 47, Lansdowne St., Worcester. Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 75 – 77.

BIRD

T.J.

Possibly Thomas James Bird, Corporal, 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 260349. Died on 21st March 1918. Arras Memorial Bay 6.

BOWCOTT

Henry George

Private, 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 7680. Died aged 29 on 14th September 1914. Son of Samuel and Annie Bowcott, of 20, Townsend St., Barbourne, Worcester. La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.     

BRIDGEMAN

E.G.

No further information currently

BRIGGS

E.J.

Possibly E J Briggs Private, 1st/7th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 203580. Died 27th August 1917. Tyne Cot Cemetery VI. F. 19.

CAM

George William

Private, “B” Company 63rd Brigade Machine Gun Company R.N. Division, Machine Gun Corps. Formerly 6th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 128217. Died aged 20 on 2nd October 1918. Son of Mr W.H. Cam 29 Barbourne Lane, Worcester. Previously wounded. Sunken Road Cemetery, Boisleux-St Marc, III. F. 17. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

CAREY

George

Private, 1st/7th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 204008. Died aged 41 on 5th September 1917. Son of George & Rose Ellen Carey of Worcester, husband of Mrs N.F.M. Carey of “Arkendale”, Emerson Road, Poole, Dorset. Wimereux Communal Cemetery VI. A. 16A. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

CHANCE

Andrew Redevers

Boy 2nd Class, H.M.S. “Powerful”, Royal Navy. Service No J/89449. Died aged 18 on 5th July 1918. Son of Walter W. & Annie L. Chance, 24 Love’s Grove, Worcester. Worcester (Astwood Cemetery 43.

CHANCE

Frederick

Private, 144th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Service No 21088. Died aged 29 on 6th February 1917. Son of Mrs Mary Chance, 14 Little Chestnut St, Aboretum, Worcester. Bray Military Cemetery I. D. 17. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

CHANCE

William Herbert

Rifleman, 8th Battalion, London Regiment (Post Office Rifles). Service No 4127. Died aged 24 on 27th May 1916. Son of Herbert & Elizabeth Chance, 4 Bridge St, Worcester, husband of Beatrice Alice Prince (formerly Chance) 198 Marsh Lane, Erdington, Birmingham. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall & Worcester Post Office memorials.

COAKES

George Henry

Private, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Service No 28111. Died on 16th September 1916. Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 6 B.

COX

Arthur Charles

Private, 19th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Service No 45982. Died aged 19 on 23rd October 1917. Son of James George & Catherine Cox, 17 Somers Road, Barbourne, Worcester. Nine Elms British Cemetery VI. D. 13. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

CULLIS

Frank

Private, “C” Company, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Service No G/1415. Died aged 23 on 16th June 1915. Son of the late Thomas & Annie Cullis, 59 Sandy’s Road, Worcester. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Panel 6 and 8. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

DAVIES

A.H.

No further information currently available.

DAVIES

F.

No further information currently available.

DAVIES

G.

No further information currently available.

DIGGER

Horace Arthur Thomas

Private, Plymouth Battalion R.N. Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Service No PLY/392(S). Died aged 23 on 7th September 1915. Son of Mr A.T. & Mrs M. Digger, 15 Chestnut St, Worcester. East Mudros Military Cemetery II. L. 16. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

DOVEY

F.H.

Possibly Frank John Dovey, Lance Corporal, 39th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Service No 46405. Died aged 26 on 22nd March 1918. Son of Thomas & Mary Dovey, 15 Mealcheapen St, Worcester. Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension III. E. 9. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

EBREY

Ernest Edwin

Sergeant, "Z" 14th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Service No 30753. Died aged 26 on 26th July 1916. Son of Henry and Annie Ebrey, husband of Louisa May Ebrey, 5, St. George's Lane North, Barbourne, Worcester. Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery Arras I. E. 62.

FEATHERSTONE

Reuben Thomas

Lance Corporal, 2nd/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 240890. Died aged 31 on 27th August 1917. Son of Robert & Jane Featherstone, 24 St George’s Lane, Barbourne, Worcester. Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 75 to 77. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

FLETCHER

A.J.

No further information currently available.

FLEXMAN

W.E.

Sergeant, 104th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Service No 242568. Died aged 20 on 13th June 1918. Son of Walter & Alice Kate Flexman, 2 Barbourne Terrace, Worcester. Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney I. E. 6. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

GAMBLING

George

Lance Bombardier, 60th Battery 21st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Service No 68289. Died aged 26 on 18th October 1918. Son of Thomas Gambling, 19 Vine St, Barbourne, Worcester. (Buried Quetta Government Cemetery XXVI. 2759.) Delhi Memorial (India Gate) Face 1. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

GARDENER

L.A.

Possibly Leonard Arthur Gardner, Private, 91st Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Service No 10341. Died aged 29 on 30th June 1916. Husband of Nellie Winifred Gardner, of 8, Bromyard Rd., St. John’s, Worcester. Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly-Le-Sec II. A. 19.

GOODWIN

T.H.

Possibly Thomas Harold Goodwin, Private, Queen’s Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry). Service No 2927. Died aged 20 on 23rd April 1916. Son of Thomas & Mary Elizabeth Goodwin, 10 Waterworks Road, Worcester. Jerusalem Memorial Panel 3 and 5.

GRAVES

James Singleton

Lieutenant, 6th Battalion attached 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died aged 20 on 15th June 1918. Son of Clarence Singleton Graves and Olivia Graves, of "Wargrave"; 17, Shrubbery Avenue, Worcester. Gazetted on leaving Clifton College in 1915. Ploegsteert Memorial Panel 5.

GWILLAM

A.

No further information currently available.

HARMAN

Gilbert James

Private, 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 14600. Died on 26th September 1915. Loos Memorial Panel 64 and 65. Also appears on Worcester County Hall memorial.

HARTLAND

G.

Private. 8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 2932. Died on 30th August 1916. Redan Ridge Cemetery No.2, Beaumont-Hamel B. 81.

HODGETTS

Edwin

Private, "C" Company 2nd/8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 241082. Died aged 25 between 21/03/1918 and 31/03/1918. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hodgetts, of 39, York Place, Britannia Square, Worcester. Chapelle British Cemetery, Holnon IV. D. 15.

HOWSE

W. G.

No further information currently available.

HULBERT

W.

No further information currently available.

INNIS

Harry John

Private, “B” Company 2nd/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 3195. Died aged 26 on 20th October 1916. Son of John & Ellen Innis of Worcester, husband of Agnes Innis, 21 Little Park St, Worcester. St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L’Avoue II. V. 2. An H. Innis also appears on Worcester Guildhall & Worcester St Paul’s memorials.

INNIS

Sidney George

Private, Royal Army Service Corps, formerly (13178) 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No T/40968. Died aged 25 on 24th March 1920. Son of E.M. Innis, 56 York Place, Worcester and the late H.J. Innis, husband of Mary J. Innis, 21 Lansdowne Road, Worcester. Worcester (Astwood) Cemetery 8341.

JACKSON

W.

Possibly Walter John Jackson, Private, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly (1911) Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 103764. Died aged 24 on 3rd August 1918. Son of Walter J. and Mary E. Jackson, 2 Court Moors, Worcester. Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton. 

JEWKES

Archibald Ray

Private, Queen’s Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry). Service No 3021. Died on 23rd April 1916. Jerusalem Memorial Panel 3 and 5. Also appears on Worcestershire Hussars memorial in Worcester Cathedral.

JEWKES

Alwyne Victor

Private, Queen’s Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry). Service No 3022. Died on 23rd April 1916. Jerusalem Memorial Panel 3 and 5. Also appears on Worcestershire Hussars memorial in Worcester Cathedral.

JONES

C.W.H.

Private, 15th (Hampshire Yeomanry) Battalion Hampshire Regiment. Service No 42933. Died aged 20 on 18th September 1919. Son of Francis & Maria Jones, 10 Lower Chestnut St, Worcester. Cologne Southern Cemetery IV. D. 14. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

JONES

F.

No further information currently available.

LAWSON

H.

No further information currently available.

LEE

S.

No further information currently available.

LUCAS

S.

Probably Stanley Lucas, Leading Aircraftman, 205th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Service No 19179. Died aged 25 on 18th February 1919. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lucas, 7 Waterworks Rd, Worcester. Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre Div. 64. VIII. G. 3.

MILLAGE

James Henry

Corporal, 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 72362. Died on 8th September 1920. Son of Alfred George and Elizabeth Susannah Millage of Worcester. Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial Face C.

MILLNS

Frank

Private, 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 240132. Died aged 21 on 26th October 1918. Son of Alfred & Bertha Millns, 10 Northwick Walk, Barbourne, Worcester. Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery, Montay III. B. 7. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

MINCHIN

K.J.

Signaller, 18th Army Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Service No 831400. Died aged 23 on 9th November 1918. Son of Walter & Alice Mary Minchin, 172 Ombersley Rd, Worcester. An art student. Cambrai East Military Cemetery II. B. 39. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

ORAM

Bertram

Gunner, “D” Battery 240th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Service No 826301. Died aged 25 on 28th July 1917. Son of James & Jane Oram, 8 White Ladies Close, Tything, Worcester. Gwalia Cemetery I. E. 14. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

PARSONS

Ralph Ewart

Gunner, "A" Battery 242nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Service No 830955. Died on 13th June 1917. Husband of Edith Mary Parsons, 15 Waterworks Rd., Barbourne, Worcester. Kandahar Farm Cemetery  II. F. 26. 

PERRY

H.

No further information currently available.

PHILLIPS

Leonard Harry Perrins

Lieutenant, 12th Battalion attached 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Died aged 19 on 6th November 1916. Son of Harry & Jessie Maud Phillips, Holmwood, Henwick Rd, Worcester. Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 5A and 6C. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall & Worcester Royal Grammar School memorials.

POTTER

H.J.

No further information currently available.

POTTER

H.T.

No further information currently available.

POTTER

J.H.

No further information currently available.

POTTER

P.

Possibly Percy Potter, Private, 2nd/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 29981. Died on 31st March 1918. Pozieres Memorial Panel 41. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

PRICE

H.P.

No further information currently available.

PRICE

L.

No further information currently available.

PUGH

R.E.

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Service No 46313. Died on 15th May 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Pugh, 37 Flag Meadow Walk, St George’s, Worcester. Etaples Military Cemetery LXV. B. 34. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

ROSEVEARE

F.H.

No further information currently available.

ROSTINS

Harry

Corporal, 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 11695. Died on 1st February 1915. Le Touret Memorial Panel 17 and 18. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

ROY

John James

Second Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died aged 25 on 13th March 1918. Son of Duncan & Ada Ursula Roy, 68 Shrulter Avenue, Worcester. Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt X. C. 19. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

ROY

Ronald

Lance Corporal, “D” Company 1st/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 240660. Died aged 21 on 25th February 1917. Son of Duncan & Ada Roy, Heyford Villa, 68 Shrulley Avenue, Worcester. Assevillers New British Cemetery II. B. 9. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

SAUNDERS

A.B.

No further information currently available.

SAUNDERS

Herbert Leonard

Private, 1st/8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 242595. Died aged 26 on 16th August 1917. Husband of Olive Maria Saunders, 5 Autumn Terrace, Stanley Rd, Worcester. Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 75 to 77. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall memorial.

SHERWOOD

J.

Probably John Edward Sherwood, Private, 1st/8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 2624. Died aged 32 on 3rd July 1915. Son of John & Elizabeth Sherwood, 41 Lowell St, Aboretum, Worcester, husband of E.F. Sherwood, 47 Bransford Rd, St Johns, Worcester. St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall (twice) and Worcester St Peter’s memorials.

SKINNER

A.

No further information currently available.

SKINNER

T.W.

No further information currently available.

SMITH

C.

No further information currently available.

SMITH

W.

No further information currently available.

SPRECKLEY

Arthur Freer

Captain, 9th Gurkha Rifles. Died aged 27 on 30th December 1915. Son of Herbert William & Florence Lessingham Spreckley, Cove Cottage, Worcester, husband of the late Ada Blanch Celina Spreckley (who was also drowned with daughter). Chatby Memorial. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall and Worcester St Stephen’s memorials.

SPRECKLEY

Guy Lessingham

Second Lieutenant, 22nd Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Died aged 32 on 23rd April 1917. Son of Mr H.W. Spreckley, Cove Cottage, Worcester. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Panel 51 and 53. Also appears on Worcester St Stephen’s memorial.

SRECKLEY

Ralph Lessingham

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Connaught Rangers. Died aged 21 on 14th September 1914. Awarded Military Cross. Son of Herbert W. & Florence L. Spreckley, Cove Cottage, Worcester. Vailly British Cemetery Sp. Mem. 6. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall and Worcester St Stephen’s memorials.

SUTTON

E.E.

No further information currently available.

TAYLOR

A.

No further information currently available.

TAYLOR

J.A.

No further information currently available.

WATKINS

E.E.

No further information currently available.

WELLS

F.

No further information currently available.

WHINFIELD

J. H.

Possibly John Henry Winfield, Lance Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Service No 10612. Died aged 30 on 23rd October 1915. Son of John and Harriet Winfield of Worcestershire; husband of Emily Elizabeth Winfield, Buckman's Farm, Kents Green, Callow End, Worcester. Vermelles British Cemetery I. B. 2

WOOD

Frederick John

Private, 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 202827. Died aged 20 on 29th November 1917. Son of Frederick Ernest & Lilian Isabel Wood, 12 Chestnut Walk, Worcester. Cambrai Memorial, Louverval Panel 6. Also appears on Worcester Guildhall (twice) & Worcester St Stephen’s memorials.

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ADAMS

Edward Sydney

Sapper, Royal Engineers. Service No 1539034. Son of Edward Norman & Frances Adams of Worcester, husband of Constance Mary Adams of Worcester. Basra War Cemetery 7. R. 1.

BAKER

Herbert Horatio

No further information currently available.

BISHOP

Charles John

Chief Stoker, H.M.S. Hood, Royal Navy. Service No P/R 49102. Died aged 41 on 24th May 1941. Son of John Bishop & Kate Bishop (nee Banks), husband of Margaret Bishop of Worcester. Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 53 Column 3.

FEREBEE

Philip Ivan

Sergeant, 12 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Service No 550178. Died aged 22 on 2nd July 1941. Son of Ernest & Florence M. Ferebee of Worcester. Runnymede Memorial Panel 43.

HANSON

Dennis

Probably Cuthbert Dennis Hanson, Private, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Service No 7623949. Died aged 23 on 17th June 1940. Son of Thomas & Minnie Ellen Hanson of Worcester. Prefailles Communal Cemetery Grave 50. Also appears on Worcester Royal Grammar School memorial.

HARLING

John Edward

Sergeant, 515 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Service No 1399617. Died aged 27 on 27th August 1944. Son of John A. & Margaret A. Harling, husband of Vivien Marie Harling of Worcester. Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery Plot 13, Row 12, Joint Grave 196-197.

HARRIS

Stanley

No further information currently available.

HAYNES

Harold George

Lance Corporal, 22 Fortress Company, Royal Engineers. Service No 823461. Died aged 26 between 1st October 1942 & 2nd October 1942. Son of Albert Francis Haynes & May Kate Haynes of Worcester. Sai Wan Memorial Column 7. Also appears on Worcester St Clements memorial.

KNIGHT

Peregrine

Sergeant, 67 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Service No 766743. Died aged 41 on 22nd March 1944. Husband of Nora Amelia Day Knight of Worcester. Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio IV. H. 9.

LAYTON

Maurice Roland

Lance Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Service No 2620029. Died aged 31 on 5th March 1945. Son of Frederick & Mary Jane Layton, husband of Eileen Mary Layton of Worcester. Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 43. A. 13. Also appears on Worcester Post Office memorial.

PARKINSON

Roland

No further information currently available.

PERKINS

Arthur

No further information currently available.

PHILLIPS

Walter

No further information currently available.

SHIRTLIFF

Malcolm Edwin

Leading Aircraftman, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Service No 969125. Died aged 23 on 19th October 1940. Son of Leonard Byron Shirtliff & Jessie Elizabeth Shirtliff of Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, husband of Peggy Shirtliff. Runnymede Memorial Panel 24.

SMART

Frederick Richard

Second Lieutenant, “B” Squadron 9th, Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. Service No 308080. Died aged 25 on 26th July 1944. Son of Richard Frederick & Annie Smart of Worcester. Fontenay-Le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel III. A. 15.

SPARES

Dennis Rowland

Private, 7th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Service No 5125661. Died aged 21 on 28th April 1944. Kohima War Cemetery 9. B. 17. Also appears on Worcester Cathedral Kohima memorial.

THATCHER

Norton William Charles

Sergeant, 67 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Service No 780466. Died aged 39 on 21st April 1943. Son of Norton William Charles & Jessie May Thatcher, husband of Alice Agnes Thatcher of Worcester. Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery 12. E. 6.

WALL

William

No further information currently available.

WATSON

John Mortimer

Surgeon Lieutenant, H.M.S. Diamond, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died aged 27 on 27th April 1941. Son of Henry Allan Watson & Kathleen Alice Watson of Worcester. M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 61, Column 3.

LORD ALL-PITYING, JESU BLEST,
GRANT THEM THINE ETERNAL REST

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