St Peter's Church Memorials

The Memorials are situated within the Church, 4 Exchange Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1TS.
 
 
St Peter's has a memorial chapel that was restored in 1948 in memory of those who lost their lives in the Second World War.
It has memorials to men of both world wars and the civil war.





 

This is the roll of honour for the First World War which is within a glazed wooden frame.
On the top of the frame are written the words "For Loves Sake Remember",on the bottom the words " Greater love hath no man then this,that a man lay down his life for his friends."
On the roll above the names of the men, are the words "These loyal and gallant men who laid down their lives in the Great War."
The names of the men are recorded in date order of their deaths

Roll of Honour:
    
RICHARD WILLIAM KENT Lance Corporal 7424
3rd Bn Worcestershire Regiment
Killed in Action 07/11/1914
Grave/Memorial Reference:Panel 34
Cemetery:YPRES (MENIN GATE)MEMORIAL

Thomas Moore.*

THOMAS EVANS Sapper WR/321468
Inland Water Transport Royal Engineers
Died at Home 26/10/1918 Age: 35
Son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Evans of Wrentnall Farm, Pontesford Salop. Husband of May Evans of 51 Wullon St Whitmore Reans Wolverhampton.
Grave Reference: 23292.
WOLVERHAMPTON BOROUGH CEMETERY

WILLIAM STEEN WHITTLE Private 2834
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 09/04/1915 Age:28
Son of Eutychus and Sarah Jane Whittle of Rock Cottage, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton.
Grave Reference: II. E. 25.
WULVERGHEM-LINDENHOEK ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY

GRAHAM GARDNER Serjeant 11379
2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 25/09/1915
Grave/Memorial Reference:Panel 73 to 76
Cemetery:LOOS MEMORIAL

VICTOR LAWLEY Private 5891
8th Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps
Died of Wounds 16/10/1915 Age:18
Son of Edward and Annie Lawley of Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference:I.D.7.
Cemetery:POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY

CHARLES STEWART NORTHALL Corporal 3461
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 13/10/1915
Grave/Memorial Reference:Panel 73 to 76
Cemetery:LOOS MEMORIAL

ARTHUR STANLEY THOMAS, Private 1354
4th Field Amb. Australian Army Medical Corps
Died 21/10/1915 Age:23
Son of John and Helen Thomas, of 322, Hordern Rd., Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: In South-East part.
Cemetery: TETTENHALL REGIS (ST. MICHAEL) CHURCHYARD

ALAN WALTERS Lance Corporal 12508
3rd Bn Coldstream Guards
Killed in Action 20/06/1916 Age:22
Son of Albert and Ellen Waltersof 239 Staveley Rd.Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference:II.N.1.
Cemetery:ESSEX FARM CEMETERY
 

JOHN LYTTLETON TUFT Serjeant 2979
1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 01/07/1916 Age:28
Son of Arthur J. and Patience Tuft of 10 Merridale Lane Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference:I.L.17.
Cemetery:FONCQUEVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY

WILLIAM THOMAS SHAKESPEARE Serjeant 2974
"B" Coy 1st/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 24/06/1916 Age:27
Son of William Henry and Mary Elizabeth Shakespeare of 11 Clifton St.Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference:I.E.2.
Cemetery:FONCQUEVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY

Geoffery Robinson.*

NORMAN WILLCOCKS Private GS/990
23rd Bn Royal Fusiliers
Killed in Action 07/12/1915 Age:37
Son of Frederick Henry and Catherine Willcocks
Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 5.
Cemetery:CAMBRIN CHURCHYARD EXTENSION

Harry Warren.*

PERCY GEORGE BIRCH Lance Corporal 1635
1st/4th Bn Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Killed in Action 24/08/1916 Age:24
Son of Calvin and Gertrude Edith E.Mason Birch of 87 Darlington St.Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference:Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D Cemetery:THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

ARTHUR GEORGE LEVER MM Serjeant 5310
5th Field Amb Royal Army Medical Corps
Enlisted in Wolverhampton.
Killed in Action 19/02/1917 Age:21
Son of Thomas and Mary Kate Lever, of The Cricketer's Inn, Westbourne, Emsworth, Hants. Born at Westminster, London,.
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. F. 30.
Cemetery: SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.1

CHARLES RICHARD NEEDS, Second Lieutenant
Royal Flying Corps
Died 27/02/1917 Age:31
Son of Edwin and Kate Needs. Born at Bristol.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Spec. Memorial.
Cemetery: BRISTOL (GREENBANK) CEMETERY

RICHARD FERRAND AMPHLETT, Second Lieutenant
8th Bn. Worcestershire Regiment
Died 05/04/1917 Age:38
Son of His Honour Judge Amphlett, K C and Sophie Amphlett, of Wychbold Hall, Droitwich; husband of Mary Blackford Amphlett, of The Cedars, Henwick, Worcester.
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 20.
Cemetery: TEMPLEUX-LE-GUERARD BRITISH CEMETERY

PHILIP HENRY HARCOURT BECK Captain
2nd/6th Bn Gloucestershire Regiment
Killed in Action 02/04/1917 Age: 27
Son of Robert Henry and Mary Jane Beck of The Elms Faringdon Berks. Born at Birmingham.
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 2.
Cemetery:TERTRY COMMUNAL CEMETERY

JOHN HARLEY Lance Corporal G/19041
10th Bn Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
Killed in Action 06/05/1917 Age:40
Son of George and Elizabeth Ann Harley.
Grave/Memorial Reference: BB. 17.
Cemetery:DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY

GUY CHARLES DUNLOP HILL Second Lieutenant
2nd Bn King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Drowned 04/05/1917 Age:26 When the ship he was on H.T."Transylvania" was sunk by torpedo off Cape Vado. Guy was with reinforcements proceeding to Salonica.
Son of Admiral G. W. Hill (R.N.) and Mary Caroline Hill (nee Singer).
Cemetery: SAVONA MEMORIAL

EDWIN THOMAS JAMES Corporal 241440
2nd/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 12/05/1917 Age:21
Son of Mr. E T James of 5 Dawson St. Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 9.
Cemetery: HARGICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY

FRANK RHODES ARMITAGE DSO Captain
Royal Army Medical Corps
Attached to 232nd Bde Royal Field Artillery
Killed in Action 30/07/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. E. 8.
Cemetery: BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY

ARCHIBALD FISHER-SMITH Lieutenant
Coldstream Guards
Attached 1st Guards Brigade Machine Gun Company.
Killed in Action 01/08/1917 Age:23
Son of Rupert Turberville Smith, and Madeline Rupert Smith.
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. E. 17.
Cemetery: ARTILLERY WOOD CEMETERY

MATTHEW HARVEY DULSON Second Lieutenant
3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales' Own)
Killed in Action 11/04/1917 Age:34
Son of Matthew and Mary Dulson, of Fentham Rd., Hampton-in-Arden, Birmingham.
Grave/Memorial Reference:Bay 1
Cemetery:ARRAS MEMORIAL

William Jones.*

Herbert Grainger.*

REGINALD BROWNING Private 41027
2nd Bn Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Killed in Action 17/08/1917 Age:29
Son of Frederick and Emily Matilda Browning of 7 Sherwood St. Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 68 to 70 and 162 and 162A
Cemetery:TYNE COT MEMORIAL

WILLIAM JARVIS Rifleman S/33669
12th Bn Rifle Brigade
Died of Wounds 22/09/1917 Age:34
Husband of Ann Phillips (formerly Jarvis) of 20 Culwell St. Springfields, Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. C. 22.
Cemetery:DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY

JOHN BERNARD NORRIS Private 421191
2nd/3rd (North Midland) Field Amb Royal Army Medical Corps
Killed in Action 25/09/1917 Age:25
Grave/Memorial Reference:A.21.
Cemetery:BRIDGE HOUSE CEMETERY

FREDERICK REYNOLDS Corporal 21362
2nd Bn Worcestershire Regiment
Killed in Action 21/05/1917 Age:19
Son of William and Agnes Reynolds of 25 Bell St. Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference:Bay 6 ARRAS MEMORIAL

CECIL HARRY DAVIS MM Lance Corporal 43036
8th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds 13/10/1917 Age:26
Son of William Harry and Diana Davis of 33 Wanderer's Avenue Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: XII. F. 18.
Cemetery:DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY

WILLIAM NORMAN LOWE,Captain
14th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Attached to 13th Bn. East Surrey Regiment
Killed in Action 24/11/1917 Age:28
Son of Lt. Col. T. E. Lowe, O.B.E., T.D., J.P., (late 6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regt.)., and Mrs. Lowe, of Larches Lane, Wolverhampton. At outbreak of war he was in China, where he received his commission from Governor of Hong Kong, returned to England and joined 10th South Staffs. Proceeded to France in 1915.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Memorial: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

JOSEPH NORMAN BEACH, Second Lieutenant
5th Bn. South Lancashire Regiment
Killed in Action 31/07/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 37.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

CYRIL HURDMAN,Second Lieutenant
3rd Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Attached to 2nd/6th Bn Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action 19/07/1916 Age:20
Son of George Edward and Eleanor Hurdman, of 48, Paget Rd., Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 6.
Memorial: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

WILLIAM DONLAN Private 16743
2nd Bn. Grenadier Guards
Died of Wounds 13/04/1918
Grave/Memorial Reference: P. VII. M. 10A.
Cemetery: ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN
 
    
NORMAN BAYLEY WILKES,Second Lieutenant
1st/5th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 29/04/1918 Age:20
Son of Thomas William and Elizabeth Tandy Wilkes (nee Bayley), of 45, Waterloo Rd., Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. B. 21.
Cemetery: BEUVRY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

HARRY ANKER, Gunner 820180
"D" Bty. 50th Bde Royal Field Artillery
Killed in Action 28/04/1918 Age:23
Son of William and Katie Anker, of 46, Red Cross St., Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXVIII. E. 16A.
Cemetery:LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

DOUGHTY, FRANK Private 106162
2nd/5th Bn.Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Killed in Action 18/04/1918 Age:19
Son of Francis William and Alice Doughty, of 62, Dunkley St., Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 7.
Memorial: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Frederick Reginald Bryant.*

PAUL BENNET PADDEY, Private 26593
East Surrey Regiment
Attached to 1st/23rd Bn. London Regiment
Died of Wounds 10/05/1918 Age:18
Son of David Smith Paddey and Beatrice Mary Griffiths (formerly Paddey), of 11, Bath Rd., Wolverhampton. Native of Handsworth, Birmingham.
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 18.
Cemetery: PERNOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HALLOY-LES-PERNOIS

HORACE SAMUEL JONES,Private 240670
1st/6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 28/04/1918 Age:21
Son of Mrs. A. Jones, of 181, North St. Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. B. 15.
Cemetery: BEUVRY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

FRANK PITCHFORD SILVERS MC,Captain
"D" Coy. 1st/6th Bn. South Staffordshire .
Died of Wounds 27/05/1918 Age:25
Son of Sarah and the late Frederick Arthur Silvers, of Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. D. 4.
Cemetery: PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY

Thomas Evans.

Frederick Titley.

WILLIAM ANNESLEY UNDERHILL,Captain
3rd Bn. Worcestershire Regiment
Killed in Action 21/10/1914 Age:32
Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Underhill of 7, Parkdale Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 17 and 18.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

ADRIAN WINTER,Lance Corporal 10/541
Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Died 29/04/1915 Age:27
Son of Walter Henry Trimnell Winter of "The House that Jack Built," Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: 75.
Memorial: LONE PINE MEMORIAL

SIDNEY DAVIES,Private 291983
1st/7th Bn.Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Died of Wounds 27/09/1917
Son of T. Davies, of 115 Powell St.Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXVI. E. 8A.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

OLIVER DAVIES Private 21791
10th Bn. South Wales Borderers
Died of Wounds 29/06/1918
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. C. 13.
Cemetery:BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, GEZAINCOURT

Fred Price.(there are three Fred Prices'from W-ton so cannot confirm)

THOMAS LESLIE ASTBURY,Captain
6th Bn.South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 21/03/1918 Age:30
Son of the Rev. Canon George Astbury and Matilda I. Astbury, of Old Church Vicarage, Smethwick.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 6.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

HENRY GLAZE HALL,Lieutenant
17th Sqdn. Royal Air Force
Died 17/07/1918 Age:22
Son of Henry Bean Hall and Laura Emily Hall, of "Glenhurst," Newbridge Crescent, Wolverhampton. Joined Staffordshire Yeomanry after serving in school O.T.C. Commissioned in 1915 and served in Egypt, Palestine and Macedonia. Transferred to R.F.C. in June, 1917.
His aircraft an AW FKA8 serial number B3357 was shot down by anti-aircraft fire.
Memorial: DOIRAN MEMORIAL

HAROLD HORTON,Lance Serjeant S/5254
13th Bn. Rifle Brigade
Killed in Action 24/08/1918
Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

ROWLAND CHARLES BARROW, Private 53552
11th Bn. Durham Light Infantry
Formerly R/27376 K.R.R.C.
Killed in Action 30/11/1917
Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

SAMUEL WHIDDON, Private 87484
22nd (Tyneside Scottish) Bn.Northumberland Fusiliers
Died of Wounds 01/10/1918 Age:19
Son of William Henry and Mary Ann Whiddon, of 36, Snow Hill.
Grave Reference: III. C. 3.
Cemetery: HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY

HARRY SUMMERS,Private 20313
26th Bn. Royal Fusiliers
Killed in Action 18/09/1916 Age:19
Son of George Walter and Elizabeth Summers, of "Glenthorne", 1, Lyndhurst Rd.
Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

HADEN MOSTYN KENDRICK, Lieutenant
Royal Flying Corps
and 5th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in a flying accident 18/09/1916 Age:25
Son of Henry Haden Kendrick and Annie Mostyn Kendrick, of 5, York Avenue, Wolverhampton.
Grave Reference: H. 97.
PENN FIELDS (ST. PHILIP) CHURCHYARD

CECIL DOUGLAS BESANT,Serjeant 421242
2nd/3rd North Midland Field Amb Royal Army Medical Corps
Died 03/11/1918 Age:28
Son of George Besant, of 90, North Rd. Wolverhampton.
Grave Reference: IX. C. 13.
TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE


KENNETH DAVIES, Lieutenant
6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Died 05/11/1918 Age:26
Son of E. Albert and E. Davies, of 58, Waterloo Rd.
Grave Reference: Plot 53. 6407.
WOLVERHAMPTON BOROUGH CEMETERY

ALFRED MOORCROFT, Second Lieutenant
4th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Died 06/11/1918 Age:27
Son of William and Mary Moorcroft; husband of Mabel Rose Moorcroft, of 40, Scollard St., Toronto, Canada.
Grave Reference: 22838.
WOLVERHAMPTON BOROUGH CEMETERY

BERT MORRIS,Private 66876
12th/13th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers
Died 13/04/1918 Age:19
Son of Sarah J. Morris, of 13, The Square, Cartwright St., Wolverhampton, and the late John Morris.
Panel 19 to 23 and 162. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

HAROLD NORMAN KNIGHT, Private 241824
1st/6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 21/06/1918 Age:24
Son of Joseph and Jane Knight, of 5, Paternoster Row, North St.
Grave Reference: III. F. 7.
FOUQUIERES CHURCHYARD EXTENSION

FREDERICK MAXWELL WALTON Second Lieutenant
1st/8th Bn. Worcestershire Regiment
Died 21/02/1919
Grave Reference: C. 11.
Cemetery: TOURLAVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY AND EXTENSION

THOMAS CHEADLE Corporal 35423
Royal Army Medical Corps
Died 24/01/1919
Grave Reference: 19069.
WOLVERHAMPTON BOROUGH CEMETERY

EUSTACE CHARLES KEBLE, Second Lieutenant
1st Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 21/03/1918 Age:20
Son of the Rev. Prebendary Thomas C. Keble and Hilda Mary Keble, of Christ Church Vicarage, Lichfield.
Memorial Reference: Panel 67 and 68.
POZIERES MEMORIAL

RICHARD NICHOLS WILKES,Private 92265
9th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Formerly T/4/174456 Army Service Corps
Killed in Action 04/11/1918
GraveReference: A. 30.
SEBOURG BRITISH CEMETERY

PHILIP LLOYD STOCKLEY, Captain
30th Bn. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Killed in Action 26/04/1918 Age:21
Son of the Rev. Joseph John Gabbett Stockley, and Sarah Stockley, of The Rectory, Wolverhampton.
Panel 154 to 159 and 163A.
TYNE COT MEMORIAL

HAROLD SAMUEL LEWIS GRIFFITHS, Rifleman 31333
1st/5th Bn. South Lancashire Regiment
Formerly 25543 South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 30/11/1917 Age:35
Son of Samuel Griffiths, of "Parkside," Albert Rd.Wolverhampton.
Panel 7. CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

Norman Adcock.*

FREDERICK MASON, Private 10781
2nd Bn. Welsh Regiment
Killed in Action 21/09/1915 Age:20
Youngest son of William and Mary Ann Mason, of 72, Oak St., Wolverhampton.
Grave Reference: VI. D. 1.
VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY

HUBERT PIPER,Private 305452
1st/8th Bn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action 01/07/1916 Age:27
Son of the late Francis and Martha Piper, of 329, Bilston Rd., Wolverhampton.
Pier and Face 9 A 9 B and 10 B.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

ALWYNE PERCY MOULT, Private 512467
2nd/14th Bn. London Regiment (London Scottish)
Killed in Action 01/05/1918 Age:32
Son of Charles and Annie Moult.
Grave Reference: O. 34.
JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY

ARTHUR HENRY HINDE, Private 31338
7th Bn. South Lancashire Regiment
Formerly 25664 South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action 23/09/1917 Age:24
Son of Henry and Annie Hinde, of 20, Pipers Row, Wolverhampton.
Panel 92 to 93 and 162A.
TYNE COT MEMORIAL

This is the Book of Remembrance which contains the names of men from Wolverhampton who died during the Second World War.



This is a memorial to an individual in the form of a stained glass window. On the window are the words "To the Glory of God and in memory of Archibald Fisher-Smith Lt Coldstream Guards who fell in battle near Ypres 1st Aug 1917 Aged 25 years".




This is a stained glass window,a memorial to the men of the 6th Btn South Staffordshire Regiment. The Territorial Battalions of Wolverhampton




On the window are the words To the Glory of God and in honour and remembrance of the officers N.C.O's and men of the the 1st and 2nd/6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment who gave their lives in the great war, this window was erected by their comrades

I would like to thank George Bolton;Head Verger at St Peter's Church for his help and assistance.