Wombourne War Memorial


The picture, information and research has been provided by Tim Corbett who has kindly allowed me to use it here.

World War 1 Roll of Honour.
Capt Sydney John Sankey
6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment
KIA 25-9-15
Aged 25
Son of Elizabeth Sankey of Huntley Lodge, Penn Fields,
Wolverhampton and the late John William Sankey.
Burial Ref. No. 1.L.3.
Buried: Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery.

Lieut Arthur Joseph Bradney Shaw-Hellier
7th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment
KIA 9-8-15
Ref. Panel 134-136
Helles Memorial.

Sgt William J. Jones 11527
2nd Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment
KIA 17-2-17
Ref: Pier and Face 7.B.
Thiepval Memorial.

Cpl Fred Blewitt 7537
1st Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment
DOW 20-10-14
Aged 27
Son of Mrs Charlotte Blewitt of Windmill Bank, Wombourne.
Panel 35 and 37
Menin Gate Memorial.

A/Cpl William E. Piper 7323
2nd Battalion South Staffs
KIA 18-5-15
Panel 21 and 22
Le Touret Memorial

L/Cpl John W. Vincent 28061
3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards
DOW 10-10-17
Aged 25
Son of James and Helen Vincent of Wombourne.
Husband of Jennie Wulfrune Vincent of 24, Gower Street
X11.J.7 Dozinghem Military Cemetery.

Pte James Thomas Boddison 20360
1/5th South Staffs
KIA 28-9-18
Panel 6 and 7
Vis-En-Artois Memorial

L/cpl Alfred William Saunders 13878
8th South Staffs
KIA 23-4-17
Aged 21
Son of Alice Lawley (formally Saunders) of Wombourne
and the late William Saunders.
Bay 6
Arras Memorial.

Ordinary Seaman John Rogers J/39463(CH)
H.M.S. Agincourt. Royal Navy
Died 2-9-17
Aged 18
Son of James Rogers of Millbank, Wombourne
Ref; 457
Dalmeny and Queensferry Cemetery, West Lothian.

W. Bennett

Pte John Blewitt 29680
'A' Coy 2nd South Staffs
KIA 17-2-17
Aged 23
Son of Mr and Mrs J. Blewitt of Wombourne.
Pier and Face 7.B.
Thiepval Memorial

Pte Harry George Bowen 72030
1/5th Battalion Devonshire Regiment
KIA 12-9-18
Ruyualcourt Military Cemetery

Pte James Chick 5035
2/5th South Staffs
Died 29-4-16
Grangegorman Military Cemetery, County Dublin.

Pte Thomas Clinton 11584
10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment
DOW 14-11-15
Maple copse Cemetery.

Pte Thomas Cox 3548
1/6th South Staffs
DOW 3-5-15
Aged 21
Son of William and Mary Cox of Jackson's Buildings, Wombourne.
St Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery.

Pte Walter Henry Crook G/17582
4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers
DOW 26-4-18
Lapugnoy Military Cemetery

Rfln William Henry Crook 12589
'B' Coy 8th Battalion KRRC
DOW 13-7-16
Aged 21
Son of Walter and Sarah Ann Crook of Canal side Ounsdale.
Northwest End
Wombourne St Benedict Churchyard

Pte Joseph Evans 7591
1st South Staffs
KIA 7-11-14
Panel 35 and 37
Ypres Menin Gate

Pte Charles Eli Fox 24654
8th South Staffs
KIA 12-10-17
Cement House Cemetery

Pte Major Howard Goodyear 51824
7th Lincolnshire Regiment
Formally 39883 2/5th South Staffs
KIA 5-9-18
Aged 21
Son of E. F. Goodyear of Park Mount, Wombourne.
Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension

Pte Harry Guest 7538
2nd South Staffs
KIA 12-11-14
Panel 35 and 37
Menin Gate

Pte J.W. Guest 54471
3rd Battalion Sherwood Foresters
Transferred to(431559) Labour Corps
Died 8-4-19
Aged 40
Son of Benjamin and Jane Guest of Battlefield Terrace, Wombourne. Husband of Minnie May Guest of 18, Station Road Wombourne
At Northwest End
Wombourne St Benedict Churchyard.

Pte Cecil Hale 42352
1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
KIA 16-4-18
Aged 19
Son of Thomas and Ellen Hale of Orton, Penn, Wolverhampton. Brother of Leonard who also died.
Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.
Tyne Cot.

Gdsm Leonard Hale 28082
4th Battalion Grenadier Guards
DOW 30-1-18
Aged 21
Son of Thomas and Ellen Hale of Orton, Penn, Wolverhampton. Brother of Cecil who also fell.
Northwest End
Wombourne St Benedict's Churchyard

Pte George Henry Hobbs 634457
2/20th Battalion (County of London) Battalion
Formally M/2/266582 Army Service Corps
KIA 14-9-18
Aged 21
Son of Robert and Mary Hobbs of Lower End, Wombourne.
Panel 10
Vis-En-Artois Memorial

Pte James Edward Hopcutt 17484
2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards
KIA 25-9-18
Aged 26
Son of William and Hannah Hopcutt of Fern Cottage, Wombourne. Brother of William who also Died.
Soignies (Zinnick) Communal Cemetery.

Pte William George Hopcutt
2nd South Staffs
DOW 1-5-17
Aged 28
Son of William and Hannah Hopcutt of Fern Cottage, Wombourne. Brother of James who also died.
Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

Pte Joseph Thomas Lawley 26609
1st Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
KIA 20-9-18
Aged 36
Husband of Alice Lawley, High Street, Wombourne.
Panel 7
Vis-En-Artois Memorial.

Private Ernest Lindley 59903
112th Coy, Machine Gun Corps
Formerly 29844
A Coy, 3rd (Reserve) Battalion. South Staffordshire Regiment.
Killed in Action 11/4/1917.
Bay 10 Arras Memorial.

Pte Ernest James Massey 22138
6th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers
Died 18-10-17
Son of James Massey, of Giggety, Wombourne.
North West End
Wombourne St Benedicts Churchyard

Pte Joseph Nicholls 7614
2nd South Staffs
DOW 15-8-16
Aged 28
Son of William and Sarah Nicholls of Mill Lane, Wombourne. Brother Of Thomas and John who also fell.
St Sever Cemetery Rouen

Pte Thomas Nicholls 39275
4th South Staffs
Aged 28
KIA 24-3-18
Son of William and Sarah Nicholls of Mill lane, Wombourne. Brother of John and Joseph who also died.
Special Mem C.39
Bancourt British Cemetery.

Pte Thomas Nicholls
2/6th South Staffshire Regiment DOW 14-12-17
P.V.Q. 2B.
St Sever Cemetery Extention, Rouen.

Rfln Henry Pyatt R/8436
11th KRRC
KIA 3-9-16
Aged 21
Son of William and Sarah Pyatt of Giggety, Wombourne.
Pier and Face 13A and 13B
Thiepval Memorial

H. Reeves

A.E. Rogers

Pte John Stevens 241584
1/6th South Staffs
KIA 25-9-18
Roisel Communal Cemetery Extention

Pte Lewis John Tranter
'B' Coy 1/6th South Staffs
KIA 1-7-16
Aged 25
Son of Edward and Emily Tranter of Flood Gates, Wombourne.
Pier and Face 7.B.
Thiepval Memorial

Pte Frederick Williams
1st Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Formally 24644 South Staffs
KIA 16-2-17
Fins New British Cemetery Sorel-Le-Grand