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WORCESTER CONSTABULARY WORLD WAR 1 WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2004 - Transcribed Sandra Taylor;
Researched Sandra Taylor & Martin Edwards

Worcester Constabulary Waorld War 1 memorial can be found in Castle Street, Worcester on the wall of Chamber of Commerce Building pn the spot where the police station used to be. Ironically, the brand new police station that opened last year is opposite so they have come full circle.


Photographs Copyright © Sandra Tayor 2004

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF THE WORCESTERSHIRE
CONSTABULARY WHO
GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR
THEIR COUNTRY IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914 – 18

BICKNELL

Percival George

Lance Corporal 24103, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died of wounds 7th December 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 32. Born Bucklehampton, Worcestershire, enlisted Worcester. Son of Sarah Bicknell, of Bricklehampton, Pershore, Worcestershire; husband of Louisa Bicknell, of 3, St Stephen's Terrace, Droitwich Rd, Worcester. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave O.III.C.5.

BOULD

William [Henry]

Private 10414, 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 6th August 1915 at Gallipoli. Born and resident Redditch, Worcestershire, enlisted Worcester. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 104 to 113.

BULLOCK

Ernest

Act9ing Lance Corporal P/1662, Mounted Branch, Military Police Corps. Died 1st March 1917 in Mesopotamia. Age 32. Born and resident Berrow, enlisted Worcester. Son of Mrs Emily Bullock, of Rose Cottage, Berrow, Tewkesbury. Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. Plot XIII. Row D. Grave 2.

DAVIES

Cyril [Charles]

Acting Lance Corporal P/1661, Mounted Branch, Military Police Corps. Died 25th October 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Cheltenham, enlisted Worcester, resident Peterchurch. Buried in LiJssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXXV. Row A. Grave 31.

HAYNES

Ernest

[CWGC states Corporal] Acting Lance Corporal P/1665, 17th Division, Military Mounted Police, Military Police Corps. Died of wounds 4th November 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 33. Born Suckley, enlisted Worcester, resident Stourport. Son of the late John Haynes, of The Dog Inn, Dunley, Worcestershire; husband of Ada Elizabeth Haynes of 268 Dawlish Rd, Bournbrook, Birmingham. Buried in Forest Communal Cemetery, Nord, France. Row C. Grave 3.

HEMMING

Arthur

Acting Lance Corporal P/3218, Mounted Branch, Military Police Corps. Died of wounds 7th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 31. Born Chaddesley Corbert, enlisted Oldbury, resident Worcester. Son of William Hemming, of Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire; husband of Lily Hemming of 58, Warley Rd, Langley, Birmingham. Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot X. Row E Grave 6.

HURREN

Alfred George

Private 16358, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 30th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born Madnesfield, Worcestershire, enlisted Worcester, resident Malvern. Son of Charles and mary Hurren, of Yates Hay Rd, Malvern. Commemorated on Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, , France. Panel 2.

POLLARD

Oswald Peter

Guardsman 14838, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died of wounds 19th January 1915 in France & Flanders. Born St Peter's, Worcester, enlisted Worcester. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 56.

PRATT

George

Private 325718, The Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry). Killed in action 23rd April 1916 in Egypt. Age 25. Born Stone, enlisted WQorcester, resident Kidderminster.Son of Thomas William and Elizabeth Pratt, of Holly Cottage, Shenstone, Stone, Kidderminster, Worcestershire. Member of the Worcestershire County Police. Commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. Panel 3 and 5.

SAUNDERS

Maurice H

No further information currently

SIMPSON

James

No further information currently

STOKES

Alfred Arthur

[Listed as Arthur Alfred on CWGC and SDGW] Acting Lance Corporal P/5836, Foot Branch, Military Police. Killed in action 29th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 28. Born Powick, enlisted Worcester, resident Halesowen. Son of Frederick and Emma Stokes, of Powick, nr. Worcester; husband of Mrs. Stokes, of Dudley Rd., Halesowen, Birmingham. Buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No. 3, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row N. Grave 5.

TAYLOR

Albert E

possibly Albert Ernest TAYLOR, Acting Bombardier 163416, 115th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 1st May 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 29. Born Pensax, Worcester, enlisted Dudley, resident Evesham. Husband of M. Taylor, of Milestone Cottage, Broadway, Worcs. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot LXVII. Row A. Grave 27.

TAYLOR

John

No further information currently

TROMANS

Joseph Wilfred

Corporal 831312, "B" Battery, 241st Briagde, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 23rd July 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Worcester. Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row F. Grave 20.

Lest we forget

2 June 2004

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