St Chad's College War Memorial





Second World War Roll of Honour.
 
Barrett James*

Brady, James Joseph Petty Officer Stoker P/KX 82853
H.M. Submarine Undaunted Royal Navy.
Son of Thomas and Agnes M Brady, of Wolverhampton.
Died 3rd May 1941 aged 26. On 1 May 1941, Undaunted sailed from Malta to patrol off Tripoli Libya. She was due to return to Malta on 11 May but she failed to do so and is presumed lost on mines.
Panel 53 Column 3
Portsmouth Naval Memorial,Hampshire.

Cox Francis*

Fletcher, Arthur Charles Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) 952276
102 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Son of Arthur and Isabel Fletcher, of Merry Hill, Wolverhampton.
Killed in action 14th June, 1941 aged 20, when his aircraft was shot down by flak at Kirchhellen near Essen during a raid on Schwerte.
Grave Reference 31. H. 3-6.
Reichswald Forest Cemetery, Germany.

Hall, Gilbert Harry Major 149395
5th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Living before the war at 8 Uplands Avenue Bradmore Wolverhampton.
Died 30th November 1944.
Grave Reference XII. H. 7.
GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands.

Harper, Frederick Fellows Gunner 1502999
2 Bty., 16 H.A.A. Regt. Royal Artillery.
Born 1918 in Wolverhampton son of Richard Fellows Dorothy Harper, of Fallings Park.
Died 3rd January 1941 aged 22.
Grave Reference P. 148.
CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt.

Healey Joseph*

Heenan John*

Hirst Edward*

Horobin, George Henry Flight Sergeant 939826
62 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Born 1916 at Cannock son of David and Betsy Horobin.
Killed in action 26th January 1942 aged 26.
His aircraft (a Hudson bomber) was damaged by Ki27 fighters during an attack on the invasion fleet at Endau Malaya and crashed at Sembawang, Singapore.
Column 414.
SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore.

Lane William

Marshall, Gordon Winston Hall Able Seaman D/JX 169960
H.M.S. Grasshopper Royal Navy.
Born 11 May 1919 in Wolverhampton son of John Henry and Louise May Marshall, of Wednesfield.
The 1939 Register records that Gordon was living at 19 Raynor Road Wednesfield and was employed as a lorry driver at an airport.
Killed in action 14th February 1942 aged 22 years when H.M.S. Grasshopper was attacked and sunk by Japanese aircraft off the island of Sebayer.
Panel 66, Column 1.
PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL.

Martin Francis*

Moncur, Gilbert James Lieutenant 113425
1st Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Born 1918 in Staffordshire, son of James and Caroline Mary Moncur, of Radford Rise, Stafford.
Died 17th November 1941 aged 23.
Panel 2.
KHARTOUM MEMORIAL, Sudan.

Nock, Gerard Captain 95349
1/6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment attatched to 2nd Bn. Devonshire Regiment.
Born in Shropshire son of Thomas Edward and Caroline Anne Nock, of Shifnal.
Died 20th September 1943 age 28.
Grave Reference 7. E. 6.
TRIPOLI WAR CEMETERY, Libya.

Randle Clifford*

Rogers, Robert James Flight Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) 1183329
460 (R.A.A.F.) Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Son of Frederick Oswald and Maude Rogers, of Wolverhampton.
Killed in action 27th January, 1943 aged 22 when his aircraft crashed at Viersen-Ummer about 10 miles west of the target during a raid on Dusseldorf.
Grave Reference 2. C. 18.
Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany.

Rose Arthur*

Saunders Anthony*

Slater Francis*

Somerville-Woodiwis, Adrian John Sergeant 927551
83 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Born 1916 in Wolverhampton son of Adrian and Gwladys Somerville-Woodiwis.
Killed in action 1st September 1941 when his aircraft a Hampden 1 was shot down by a night fighter of 3./NJG1 piloted by Oberleuntnant Willi Ditmer. The incident happened at Deurne 7 miles east of Helmond during a raid on Cologne.
Grave Reference Plot JJ. Grave 32.
EINDHOVEN (WOENSEL) GENERAL CEMETERY, Netherlands.

Treadwell John

Walsh, John Albert Corporal 2351680
7th Armd. Bde. Sigs. Royal Corps of Signals.
Son of Thomas Bernard and Gertrude Teresa Walsh, of Wolverhampton; husband of Victoria Walsh, of Wolverhampton.
Died 11th May, 1943 aged 29.
Grave Reference B. Sc. C. B. 14.
Khayat Beach War Cemetery, Israel.

Wooldridge, William Joseph Leading Aicraftman 1612385
6 Operations Room, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Born 14th July 1921 at Sedgley son of Felix and Agnes Wooldridge.
Died 30th November 1944 aged 23.
Grave Reference 2. A. 5.
MAYNAMATI WAR CEMETERY, Bangladesh.


This memorial is not in Wolverhampton, it is in the Chapel of St Josephs College Dumfries.
The picture of the memorial has been provided by Paul Goodwin who has allowed me to use it on this site.