CHEADLE WAR MEMORIALADAMS
Compiled with additional information by kind permission of the
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Location of memorial is next to the Bowling Club, Tean Road
The original location of this memorial was on the pillars of the Memorial Gate to the recreation ground and Bowling Club
In honoured memory of the men of Cheadle
who gave their lives for their Country
in the Great War
Frederick Private 42278, 1st Worcestershire Regiment killed in action 28th March 1918 Resident of Cheadle and is commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme FranceALLEN
John Candlish 2nd Lieut, 24304, Auckland Regt,, N.Z.E.F. Died of wound received in action 19.10.1917, 43 Son of William Shepherd & Elizabeth Penelope ALLEN, of Woodhead Hall, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Held rank of Major in Aukland Motor Reserve. Born at Sunderland, England, Buried Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.BAILEY
James Private S/2203, 2nd Royal Sussex Regt, Killed in action at Richbourge Le Avone 9/5/1915 age 25 Son of Joseph and Harriett Bailey, of Green Hill, Rakeway near Cheadle, Staffs. He is commemorated on his parents memorial in Cheadle Cemetery, Cheadle, Staffordshire and also on the Le Touret Memorial, FranceBARKER
Lewis Sgt 20052, 1st York & Lancaster Regt, died 23.8.1918, 41. Son of James and Emma, nee Salt who in 1891 his mother was a widow and living at Tape Street, Cheadle with her children. In 1911 he was in the army and ststion at 6, Regimental District, Whittington Barracks, Whittington near Lichfield, Staffordshire. He was the husband of Minnie nee Brough (who he married in Lichfield Registery Office 1909), 3 Plant Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire, Buried at Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium,BARNES
Ernest Private 44424, 2nd Suffolk Regiment, formerly L/9516, South Staffordshire Regiment, killed in action 1st October 1918. Son of William and Hannah of Majors Barn, Cheadle. He is buried in Masnieres British Cemetery, Marcoing, Nord FranceBARNINGHAM
George William Gunner 123591, 109th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, Died 12.11.1918, son of the late George Barningham of, Reath Richmond, Yorkshire, husband of Annie Hill (formerly Barningham nee Sudall) 11 Cross Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire, Buried at St, Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France,
Some notes from his army records
He joined up at went to the R.G.A, Depot at Clipstone Camp 19th October aged 37. He gave his occupation as a coal miner and he was living with his wife whom he married in October 1906 at Marston on Dove, Derbyshire and were living at Tollgate, Town End, Cheadle. He was admitted to hospital the general Hospital, Rouen, France 6th November 1918 and on the 12th November 1918 he died of influenza. His father was living at No 3, Unity Grove Harrogate on the 12th June 1919 (he died 24th April 1920) when his wife had to fill in and get signed a declaration form that the army had sent her, and she put in the her father in law was living in Harrogate and mother in law was not alive. His wife was awarded 42 shillings per week for herself and six children from 19th May 1919.BENTLEY
Ernest L/Cpl 12091, 7th North Staffs Regt, died at sea 1.8.1916, 22. Son of Ralph and Emma, of Trimpos, Dilhorn near Cheadle, Staffordshire, and he was working as miners trammer below ground. Commemorated at Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panel 34
No army record survived for Ernest but one was found for his brother John. He enlisted on the 2nd March 1916 and was called up for service 18th April 1918as private 22078, Grenadier Guards. He gave his occupation as a coal trammer, his father as his next of kin and age as 19yrs. He embarked Folkstone for Boulogne, France 1st November 1918 and disembarked the same day and on the 5th November 1918 joined the 3rd Battalion at the front. He and his regiment left France for England on the 7th January 1919 and was discharged to Z.Class on the 6th February 1919BLOOD
Bernard L/Cpl 9420, North Staffs Regt, Killed in action at Mesopotamia 25.1.1917. Son of Joseph and Mary J nee Critchlow of Peel Street, Wolstanton, Staffs and Grandson of Sarah Critchlow of Daisy Bank, Cheadle, Staffs. With whom he was residing with in 1901 Native of Longton. Buried at Amara War Cemetery, Iraq,BOOTH
Charles Pte 17006, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt) killed in action 3.2.1916, 35. Son of the late Joseph & Elizabeth Booth, 56, Back Lane, Cheadle, Staffordshire. He is commemorated on a memorial in Cheadle Cemetery, Staffordshire. Buried at Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier, France,BOOTH
Joseph Charles C.Q.M.S 7527, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt) died, 10.6.1916, 60. husband of Winnie Booth, 9 Norfolk Road, Long Eaton, Buried at Long Eaton Cemetery.BOWERS
William Aubrey Lieut, 5th North Staffs Regt. died of wounds at 20, Casualty Clearing Station, France on the 2.7.1916, 20. Son of William E. & Alice Bowers, of Caverswall Castle , Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, husband of Vera Aimee Bowers of Caverswall. Buried at Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty France.BRATLEY
Alfred Private G/66013, Royal Fusiliers, formerly 36289, North Staffordshire Regiment, killed in action 9th October 1917 aged 20. He was born and lived in Cheadle, Staffordshire and was the son John Henry and Ann of 3, new Row, Cheadle Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium (Note military records show, BraTTley
James Able Seaman, R/5408, R.N.V.R, Hood Bn, Royal Navy, Died 22.3.1919, Son of Isaac and Mary of Winnoth Dale, Croxden Staffs parents native of Freehay(1901 census) Commemorated at Arras Memorial, France.CHADWICK
John Wesley Rifleman, 25/1685, 32nd Reinforcements Otago Infantry Regiment, D Coy 3rd, New Zealand Rifle Brigade. Died of disease in hospital 3.12.1918, 27, Son of George.H asnd Sarah Annie, nee Stonier of Toll Cottage, Harewood Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire and his occupation was a laundryman. Buried at Caudry British Cemetery, France.CHANDLER
John William L/Cpl 307238, Tank Corps, 15th Bn. formerly 166563, Royal Engineers Killed in action 21.8.1918, 28. Son of Harry & Mary Hannah Chandler, 18 Victoria Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire, husband of Charlotte of Bank Top, Boundry, Cheadle Staffordshire, Buried at Bucquoy Rd Cemetery, Ficheux, France.CLARKE
Wilfred Amos Pte 10509 3rd Royal Fusiliers, Died 3/5/1915, 20, son of Alfred & Mary Clark, 15 Bank Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium,COATES
George Private 11157, 6th Leicestershire Regiment killed in action 11th August 1915. Buried at Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium
Some notes from what is left of his army records. He was posted to Aldershot 29th January 1914 then to Belgium from the 29th July 1915 to his death at Ypres 11th August 1915. His records shown that he was killed in action, the cause, rifle wound to the head. (more like gunshot) After his death the army sent to his brother Reuben of49, Mill Street, Cheadle Army Form, W 5080 Statement of Names and addresses of all relatives to the deceased that are now living. There were many. His father Thomas was Cheadle Infirmary another brother Frederick Thomas also at 49 Mill Street other siblings, aunts all around Cheadle and surrounding areas
An army record was found for Reuben who joined up 31st August 1914 aged 22yrs occupation Farmer and lodging at Great Gate, Hollington, Staffordshire. He was posted the same day to New Battalion North Staffordshire as Private 11738. He was discharged from the army after a medical board at Military Hospital, Devonport which found him medically unfit for further military service on the 24th November 1914 after serving 86 day. He was suffering from Chronic Cystitis He was married to Ellen nee MolloyCOXON
Thomas Unable to locate the correct record listed with the CWGC. There are two one lived in Longton and the other in Hanley both of StaffordshireCROFT
William Arthur Private 31627, 7th Service Battalion of the Gloucestershire Regiment, formerly 9417 North Staffordshire Regiment, killed in action at Mesopotamia 25th February 1917 Son of Samuel and Harriet of Park End Cottages, Cheadle, Staffs Commemorated on the Basra Memorial IraqCROWTHER
R A Not listed with the CWGC as R.ADAY
George William Pte 23768 8th Royal Welsh Fusiliers, killed in action 11.4.1917. Son of Joseph & Annie Day, 76 High Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire. He is commemorated on a family memorial in Cheadle Cemetery, Staffordshire and also on the Basra Memorial, Iraq,
Some notes from what is left of his army records
He enlisted 24th April 1915 at Stoke on Trent aged 19yrs and 4 days. His occupation was a colliery and his father was called Joseph. He joined up at Wrexham on the 30th April 1915.
He embarked for Egypt, date not sated. On the 14th February 1916 he embarked Port Said and disembarked in Basra 28th February 1916. He received shrapnel wound to his left knee on the 5th April 1916 and was admitted to 23rd Stationary Hospital. On the 23rd May 1916 he was invalided to India on Hospital Ship, Vita. The 6th June 1916 he was transferred to Egypt from Bombay on Hospital Ship, Assaye.
He was in Bombay from the 1st January 1917 and left for Basra 6th January 1917 where he joined his unit and the 20th January 1917 he was killed in the field.
He had six brother and an army record was found for Joseph Henry who enlisted on the 10th December 1916 as Private 4623, later 105006 Durham Light Infantry. he gave his occupation as an underground coal miner as a shot lighter (explosives) for John Slater Ltd, New Haden Colliery, Cheadle, and his father was his next of kin. he was discharged for the army on the 27th March 1919DEAN
Edward Fallows Private 10510, Royal Fusiliers, killed in action 29th May 1915. H e was the son of George H and Ellen of High Street, Cheadle Staffs. He is buried in Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, Nord FranceDURKIN
Michael Joseph Pte 202803 2nd South Lancashire Regt. Died 14.6.1917, 34, husband of Alice Ann Durkin, 82 Leek Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire. He is commemorated on the memorial of Mary Nutt and his wife in Cheadle Cemetery, Staffordshire and also on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, BelgiumELKIN
Edward Private 11944, 7th North Staffs Regt, killed in action in Mesopotamia the 25/1/1917 Son of Charles and Emily of Century Building, Chapel Street, Cheadle, Commemorated on the Basra Memorial, IraqEVANS
Bertie Charles Pte 3985, Northumberland Fusiliers, Killed in action 15.9.1916, 25. Son of the late George & Eliza Evans, Freehay, Cheadle, Staffordshire, Buried at Admac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, France,FINNEY
George Pte 11117, 6th Leicestershire Regt, Killed in action 6.3.1916. Son of Mr R Finney, 37 Queen Street, Cheadle, Buried at Bionvillers Military Cemetery, France.FISHER
John Pte 50135, 11 Bn Essex Regt, Died 8.10.1918, 22. Son of Mr J.E. Fisher of Cherry Cottage, Cheadle, Staffordshire, Buried at La Baraque British cemetery, France.FLOWER
Fred Gunner 134514, Royal Field Artillery, Killed in action 24.7.1917, 31, Son of William & Harriet Flower of Cheadle, Staffordshire, Native of Cheadle Buried at Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.FOREMAN
Ralph Douglas Pte 9996, 21st Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps died, 22/10/1914, age 19
Service No: 9996. Son of John and Charlotte Forman, of "Delamere", 16, St. Mary's Rd., Bournemouth. Mentioned in Despatches. Commemorated on the Menin Gate memorial, Ypres, Belgium.GOLDSTRAW
Benjamin Pte 12140 9th North Staffs Regt. killed in action 13.8.1916, 38 Son of Benjamin & Anne Goldstraw, of Whiston, Staffordshire. Buried at Flatiron Copse, Cemetery, France.GOODWIN
John Stanley 2nd Lieut 1st North Staffordshire Regt, Formerly Royal Engineers, Attd 22nd Bn. Killed in action 28.3.1917, 24. Son of John William & Jessie Goodwin, Durham House, Cheadle, Staffordshire, Enlisted into the R.A.M.C. Jan 1915, Gazetted Jan 1916. Commemorated at Arras Memorial, France,Some notes from what is left of his army record
He joined the army at Chatham, 20th August 1915 aged 22yrs and 10 months. He was a pharmacist by occupation and served in the R.A.M.C.(T). He was promoted as Corporal to the Chemical Section 20th August 1915. He embarked for B.E.F., France 30th August 1915 to 27th September 1915 and then 16th January 1916 to 19th January 1916. He Served in France as Sergeant 113184, Royal Engineers.
Memo dated 17th January 1916. Sergeant J.S.Goodwin was sent overseas to join Depot Specials Companies, B.E.F. and that he was unaware that he has been granted a commission. Signed Capt, J.W. Blyth, R.E.HALL
Ernest Pte 13093, 9th North Staffs Regt, Died 17.7.1917, 19. Son of Henry & Mary Elizabeth Hall, “The Plain” The Plain," Froghall, Stoke-on-Trent. Buried at Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, France.HAMMOND
Beniah Private 18567, 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers formerly 9410, North Staffordshire Regiment, killed in action 04/11/1918 son of Harriett [widow] of Tape Street, Cheadle. Buried at Fontaine –Au-Bois-Communal Cemetery, France.HAMMOND
Isaac Cpl, 7716, 1st North Staffs Regt, Killed in action 21/08/1916 son of William & Maria of Kingsley Green, Kingsley, Staffs. Commemorated on the Thiepval memorial, France.HAWLEY
Arthur James Pte 241283, 1st/5th Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action at Langemarek, 26.10.1917, 20. Son of William & Elizabeth Hawley, 50 Back Lane, Cheadle,. Commemorated at Tyne Cot memorial, Belgium.HAWLEY
George Pte 37201, 7th South Staffs Regt Killed in action 27/07/1917 son of John & Mary Ann of Kingsley Green, Kingsley, Staffs. And brother of Job who also fell. He also enlisted at the same time as Job Buried at No Man’s Cot Cemetery Ieper Belgium.HAWLEY
Job Pte 37200, 7th South Staffs Regt died 4/10/1918. Son of John & Mary Ann of Kingsley Green, Kingsley, Staffs and brother of George who enlisted at the same time and who also fell. Commemorated on the Vis-En-Artois- Memorial, FranceHEYWOOD
Robert Myles Lieut 3rd Bn The Buffs (East Kent Regt). Died of wounds 15.2.1915, 31. Sone of Robert & Annabel Crook Heywood, husband of Barbara Heywood of Hoghton Tower, Preston Lancs. Buried at Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery, Belguim.HOWLETT
Ernest Sapper 143652, 64th Field Coy. Royal Engineers, killed in action 12/10/1916 aged 19. He was the son of Alfred Bernard and Lizzie of 29, Queen Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire. He was a silk weaver abed 14. He is buried at Warlencourt British Cemetery, France.HOYLAND
Enoch Edgar Wheeler 56086, “C” Bty, 103rd Bdg, Royal Field Artillery. Died 30.7.1916, 19. Son of Jonathan & Ellen Hoyland, 62 Cheshire St, Market Drayton, Born at Cheadle, Staffordshire. Buried at Peake Wood Cemetery, Fricourt, France.HOYLAND
George Private 45918, 1st Leicestershire Regiment, died 04/07/1918 aged 28. He was the son of George and Elizabeth who in 1911 were living at 35, Lid Lane, Cheadle, Staffordshire and he was working as a printers compositor.He is commemorated on a family memorial in Cheadle Cemetery, Staffordshire. He is buried at Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany.HUGHES
Charles Alfred Drummer 29928, 2/4 East Lancashire Regt. formerly 35815, North Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 3.8.1917, 19. Son of Charles Ralph & Asneth Hughes, 12 Belgrave Road, Dresden, Longton, Staffordshire. Buried at Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium.HURST
. Cpl 4994, 10th Essex Regt. Killed in action 23.10.1918, 32, 32. Son of Jabez and Mary A of 50 New Street, Cheadle Staffordshire, In 1911 he was working as a gardener for Mr Mellor at Farley near Alton Towers, Staffordshire. He was the husband of Marguerite Ruth Hurst, 8 Mont Moni, St Sampson’s, Guernsey. Buried at Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau, France.JOHNSON
Rupert Bernard (Memorial has B Johnson) Private 43747, 1/5th South Staffordshire Regiment died 29th September 1918 aged 22. He was the son of Philip and Margaret of Town End, Cheadle, Staffordshire, He is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.KEATES
Frederick L/Cpl 7471, 1st siege Coy, (Royal Monmouth) Royal Engineers. Died from the effects of gas 21.5.1916, 25. Son of William & Mary Keates, 14 Cecilly Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire, husband of Nellie Keates, of 22 Nunn Street, Leek, Staffordshire. Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium,KEATES
Frederick Thomas Pte 6444, North Staffs Regt died of wounds 30/4/1916. Son of Herbert & Elizabeth of Ashbourne Road, Cheadle, Staffs buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord FranceKIRKLAND
Robert Private 20926,3rd Garrison Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment, died 03/11/1918 (Screen Wall). Manchester Southern CemeteryNotes from what is left of his army record
He attested 14th May 1915 aged 28 yrs and 11 months, a widower and lived at Hobs Lane, Cheadle with his children, and he gave his occupation as a labourer. His next of kin was his daughter Ethel May also of Hobs Lane. His late wife was called Annie nee Finney who he married at St Giles parish church of Cheadle 3rd February 1895. He was admitted to hospital in Lucknow, India with Asthma on the 5th July 1918 and was invalided to England on the 5th September 1918. On the 22nd October 1918 he was admitted into the 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester where at 3-45pm he died of Pneumonia and BronchitisKNIGHT
Francis Edward Pte 43366, 7th Lincolnshire Regt, (SDGW formerly 325328, Motor Transport, Army Service Corps). He was killed by friendly fire when his regiment were retiring from the battle in Houlthurst Forest and walked into their own barrage 12.10.1917, 35. Son of the late Francis Edward & Anne Knight, 4 Back Street, Chapel Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire, husband of Isabella Martha, 2 Back Lane, Cheadle, Staffordshire. He was native of Skegness, Lincolnshire. His medal card shows he also served as private 50768, North Staffordshire Regt and no mention of being with the ASC (MT). Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.LITTLEFORD
Joseph Pte 11137, 1st Leicestershire Regt. Died 7.6.1917. Husband of Mrs Elizabeth Wright, Formerly Littleford, nee Mace from Stoke of 89 Mill Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Buried at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France.Some notes from what is left of his army record.
He enlisted on the 27th August 1914 at Stoke on Trent and was sent the New Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment at Aldershot as Private 11137, and transferred to 6th Service Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment and later the 1st Bn. He gave his occupation as carter aged 24yrs and 5 months. he had his medical at The Beeches, Cheadle 27th August 1914 where he gave his date of birth as 26th February 1890. His next of kin was his wife, Elizabeth of 89, Mill Road, Cheadle. He married his wife on the 8th September 1913 at St Giles the Abbot, Cheadle, Staffordshire. He received a gunshot wound to his shoulder on the 16th March 1916 at Rouen and was tended by 48th Field Ambulance. On the 17th he was taken to 19th, Casualty Clearing Station and the same day admitted to 16th General Hospital, le Treport. On the 10th April 1916 he was discharged from hospital to rejoin his unit in Etaples. The 7th June 1917 it was reported that he was killed in action in the field.LOVATT
Kenneth Roy Pte 65586, 14th Northumberland Fusiliers, formerly 39449, West Riding Regiment Died whilst being a Prisoner of War in Lamsdorf Camp, Germany 5.12.1918 age 21. Son of Frederick and Hannah of Meadow Farm, Harewood, Cheadle. He is commemorated on a family memorial in Cheadle Cemetery. Buried at Berlin South-Western Cemetery, Germany (Formerly West Berlin)MANNION
John Pte 10204, The King’s (Liverpool Regt). Killed in action 19.5.1915, 21. Son of Mrs Sara Ann Dalkins, 5 Back Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Commemorated at Le. Touret Memorial, France.MARSHALL
Frederick Sgt 203084, 9th North Staffs Regt. Died 12.9.1918. He was the son of Richard and Mary of Wetley Rocks, near Cheadle, Staffordshire and husband of Ann. Buried at Bertincourt Chateau British Cemetery, France.Some note of what is left of his army record.
He enlisted on the 1st September 1914 as Private 203084, New Battalion, North Stafford. He gave his date of birth as 24th June 1892, aged as 22yrs and 69 days (army term, and still used) occupation collier of Wetley Rocks, near Cheadle, Staffordshire but at the time was lodging with Mrs Walker, The Green, Forsbrook, near Cheadle, Staffordshire.. He was promoted to Lance Corporal on the 28th March 1916 and Corporal 29th December 1916. and 14th March 1917 to Sergeant. On the 8th July 1916 he was admitted to the 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester with a superficial bayonet wound due to training and was discharged 24 days later on the 31st July 1916.
He served in France with the B.E.F. 18th July 1915 to 7th July 1916, and after leave in England from 3rd October 1916 to his death.
He was married to Ann of 5 Hertford Drive, Wallasey, Cheshire and another address given was City General Hospital, East Old Swan, LiverpoolMASEFIELD
Charles John Beech M.C
, Captain,”C” Coy, 1/5 North Staffs Regt. Died of wounds in German hands 2.7.1917, 35. Son of John Richard Beech, J.P. and Susan Masefield and husband of Muriel Agnes, of Lee Cottage, Chalbury Oxon. He was born in Cheadle. and worked as a solicitor for Blagg, Son and Masefield, Church Terrace, Cheadle. He is commemorated on a family memorial in Cheadle Cemetery, also in St Giles the Abbot, Cheadle Staffordshire and is buried at Cabaret-Rouge-British-Cemetery, Souchez, France.MILLWARD
J Sgt. Unable to find the correct record listed with the CWGCMOSS
Reginald Pte 202454, 2/6 North Staffs Regt. Killed near Econst between 21.3 & 23.3.1918. Son of Mrs Eliza Moss, 79 High Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Buried at Ecourt Military Cemetery, St Mein, France.Some notes from what is left of his army record.
He joind up 11th December 1915 as Private 4063, 3/6th North Staffordshire Regiment. Occupation as a corn dealer and lived at 79, High Street, Cheadle, and gave his mother as next of kin. He embarked Folkstone on the 3rd December 1916 and landing at Boulogne, France the same day. He joined his regiment the 2/6th Bn in the field and was deployed to A Coy on the 28th March 1917 as private 202454 and qualified as a signaller for the company. On the 21st March 1918 he was reported missing in action in the field.NIXON
Thomas Gunner 129122 “D” Bty, 46th Royal Field Artillery, died 20/05/1917, age 22. Son of Mr. C. and Mrs. A. L. Nixon, of Cheadle Rd., Forsbrook, Stoke-on-Trent. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France.NUTT
Joseph MM, C.S.M R/15861, King’s Royal Rifle Corps Killed in action, 2.9.1917, 23. Son of John William & Emma Goodwin Nutt, 74 Dividy Lane, Longton, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. Commemorated at Tyne Cot memorial, Belgium.
Some notes from what is left of his army record.
He joined up 23rd October 1915 aged 21yrs and 1 month. He served in France and on the 3rd September 1916 was wounded in action in France, injury not stated.NUTT
Leonard Eli Pte 44391, 2nd Bn Suffolk Regt. formerly 59514, South Staffordshire Regiment, killed in Action 1.10.1918. Buried at Rumilly-En-Cambresis Communal Cemetery Extension, France. He was a faithful worker in the Zion Sunday School, Cheadle.NUTT
Thomas Pte 9411, 7th North Staffs Regt. Died of wounds in Mesopotamia, 31 March 1917, 21. Son of John & Sophia Nutt, The Green, Cheadle, Staffordshire. He is commemorated on a family memorial in Cheadle Cemetery, Staffordshire and also on the Basra Memorial, Iraq.PLANT
Benjamin Pte 61831, 4th North Staffs Regt, was killed by a machine gun in France on the 20.10.1918, 22. Son of Benjamin and Elizabeth of45 Mill Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire, formerly of Ashbourne Road, Cheadle. He was employed at New Haden Collery, Cheadle before enlisting on the 30th May 1918 and he was only in France for about 3 weeks prior to his death. He is commemorated on his parents memorial in Cheadle Cemetery. Buried at Kortrijk (St Jan) Communal Cemetery, Belgium.PLANT
John Thomas Pte 15515, 8th South Staffs Regt, formerly 14666 Cheshire Regiment. Born in Cheadle and lived in Longton, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire Died 3.7.1916, 24. Son of Job & Lydia Plant, (stepmother), 40 Anchor Road, Longton, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. Native of Cheadle. Buried at Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval, France.POTTS
John William Gunner 115276, 299th Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died in hospital 19.11.1916, 41. Son of the late John & Martha Potts. 5 High Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire, husband of Margaret, of Cumberland Place, Cheadle. Buried at Cheadle Cemetery, extension of St Giles, C of E, Churchyard.PRINCE
Fred k/a Frederick Pte 18060, 2/6 North Staffs Regt. killed in action 21.3.1918. Commemorated at Arras Memorial, FranceSome notes of what is left of his army record.
He was born 27th February 1893 and enlisted on the 27th September 1914, and he was living with his grandmother Elizabeth Prince at 1 New Row, Chapel Street, Cheadle. This appears from the time he was born that he lived with his grandmother from 1901. He worked as an engine tender at a Coalmine, possible at New Haden, Cheadle. that was in 1911 and in 1914 a bricklayers labourer. His birth name was Fred. On an army form which his sister, Ellen Prince of the same address had to fill after his death. She gave his father as Walter Smith of Gun Hill, Cheadle, and his mother as being deceased. He had his medical at The Beeches, Cheadle, Staffordshire.PYATT
John William L/Cpl 9536, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 22.6.1916. Son of Mr J Pyatt, 94 High Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Buried at Gorre British & Indian Cemetery, France.REID
William Edward Bombardier 111453, “X” 25th T.M.Bty, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 3.11.1917, 19. Son of William Edward & Mary Ann Reid, 2 Cecilly Street, Cheadle. Staffordshire He is commemorated on a family memorial of William and Mary Ann Reid in Cheadle Cemetery, Cheadle Staffordshire. He is buried at Le-Touret Military Cemetery, Richenbourg-L’ Avoue, France.RIDGE
Stephen Pte 200640, 1/5th Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds3.4.1918, 28. Son of John & Winifred Ridge, 14 Sun Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Buried at Namps-Au-Val-British Cemetery, France.RUSHTON
William It may be this soldier. (Birth names is Bernard William) Pte 10220, 7th North Staffs Regt, Killed in action at Gallipoli 07/01/1916. He may have been the son of Joseph and Isabella who in 1911 were living at 82, West Road, Meir, Stoke on Trent, He was married to Liliy Louisa nee Johnson whom he married in 1903 at St Mary and St Chad, Longton and were living at 213, High Street, Longton, Staffordshire. His occupation was Groom, Coachman Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, TurkeySALT
Bertram Thomas Pte 23888. 6th Platoon, 2nd Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 22.6.1916, 20. Son of William & Hannah Janet Salt, of “Lorne Heath”, Tean Road, Cheadle, previously of Hawksmoor Cottage, Hawksmoor near Cheadle Staffordshire. He was working for Bolton and Co Ltd Oakamoor, Staffordshire making copper washers. He enlisted on the 10th May 1915 aged 19yrs and 7 days at Wrexham. He is commemorated on his parents memorial in Cheadle Cemetery. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France,Some notes from what is left of his army record
He joined up on the 10th May 1915 at Wrexham aged 19yrs and 7 days. He was living with his parents at Hawksmoor Cottage, Hawksmoor, Staffordshire and he was working at Bolton and Co Ltd, Oakamoor making copper washers. His parents late moved to Fairfields, Threapwood near Cheadle. An internal letter dated 1st August 1916 gave a brief description of the death of Bertram. The Officer Commanding the Battalion stated the Pte Salt was in one of our trenches which was blown up by an enemy mine. His body has never been recovered and nothing further is known concerning him. His mother received a letter from a Pte George Moon who was in the same battalion as him, witnessed the trench in which Bert was standing getting blown up.SALT
Charles Pte, 59525 West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) died 24/04/1918, age 18. Son of Charles and Hannah and Janet Salt, of 5, Back St., Cheadle, Staffs. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, France.SHAW
George William Private 1697, 4th East Yorkshire Regiment died 15/09/1916. Buried at Adnac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, France.SHAW
John Thomas Pte 51212, Lincolnshire Regt. Died 6.11.1918, 21. Son of Mr G Shaw of Rose Hill Cottage, Cheadle Staffordshire. Buried at Roisin Communal Cemetery, Belgium.SHAW
Samuel Pte 16591, 2nd Leicestershire Regt. Died 25.9.1915, 20. Son of George and Agnes Shaw, Major Barn, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Commemorated at Loos memorial, France.SHUFFLEBOTHAM
Frank William Sgt, 217 Sqd, Royal Air Force. Died 28.9.1918. He was the son of Richard Henry and Lydia Mary, nee Sutton of Bank Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire. His parents got married at Kingsley Staffordshire 1894 and he died in 1900 in Cheadle, Staffordshire, possible in a coal mine. Buried at Dunkirk Town Cemetery, France. Native of CheadleSHUFFLEBOTHAM
Harry (k/a Harold) Private 11531, 1st Coldstream Guards killed in action 22nd February 1915. Born and lived in Cheadle. He was the son of Richard Henry and Lydia Mary, nee Sutton of Bank Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire. He is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, France. (His birth name is Harry, C 1895, Cheadle)
SOUTHALL James Bertram Sapper 262530, Royal Engineers. (Wills and Index, Ancestry. Died in Chisleden Military Camp Hospital) 25.5.1917, 30. and was interred at Cheadle Cemetery, 25 May 1917 Son of William & Hannah Southall, of Cheadle, Staffordshire and husband of Fanny Hall, formerly Southall, nee James, Park Terrace, Cheadle, whom his married at St Giles the Abbot, Cheadle 14th September 1914 Buried in Cheadle Cemetery.Some notes from what is left of his army record
. (3 pages) He enlisted 10th December 1914, Lived at Bank Terrace, Cheadle, his age was 29yrs and 5 months on his occupation was a joiner. he suffered from Valvular disease of the heart.STANHOPE
Thomas Pte 27704, 9th Lancashire Fusiliers, Killed in action 10/01/1917. He was born in Leeds, Yorkshire and lived in Cheadle, Staffordshire and in 1911 he was living with his parents, Charles Henry and Kate at 1, Cross Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire, and was working as a boot and shoe assistant for his father. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France.THORLEY
William Bowers 2nd Lieut, 8th North Staffs Regt, formerly Pte 8294, 29th London regiment. Died of wounds at Wimereux 20.4.1918, 19. Son of Primrose Samuel and Hannah Thorley, of Windy Arbour, Cheadle, Staffordshire. He is commemorated on a family memorial in St Giles Roman Catholic Churchyard, Cheadle Staffordshire beside the gate into the churchyard. he is buried at Wimiereux Communal Cemetery, France.TITTERTON
Frederick John Private 42721, 1st Leicestershire Regiment, killed in action 23/10/1918. Native of Cheadle, Staffordshire He was the son of Loton and Hannah of Tan Yard, Cheadle Staffordshire. Buried at St Souplet British Cemetery, France. (Memorial has J)TITTERTON
Thomas Loton Pte 42484, 9th Norfolk Regt. Died 8.10.1918, 22. Son of Thomas Loton & Mary Titterton, 46 Ashbourne Road, Cheadle, formerly in 1911 were residing in Cheadle Mill, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Commemorated at Vis-En-Artois- Memorial,
VARLEY Fred Ernest Pte G/9250, 4th Royal Fusiliers. Reported missing at Hooge, France 16.6.1915, 20. Son of Thomas Herbert & Alice Varley, 1 Charles Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire.he is commemorated on a family memorial in Cheadle Cemetery. Commemorated Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
WARD Albert Ernest Private 90270, 1/8th Sherwood foresters, killed in action 3/10/1918.He was the son of William and Jane, nee Bromley He is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. He was a faithful worker in the Zion Sunday School, Cheadle in 1901 he was living with his widowed mother and siblings at Lid Lane, Cheadle
Some notes from what is left of his army record.
He was posted to D. Coy, Sherwood Foresters 18th December 1917 and was killed in action on the 3rd October 1918. He was 18yrs and 10 months, lived at 11 Bank Street, Cheadle with his mother and step father William Percy Alcock and occupation as Banksman. He gave his next of kin as his step father.
WEDGWOOD Cecil DSO, Major, 8th North Staffs Regt. Died 3.7.1916, 53. Son of Godfrey (a Potter) & Mary Wedgwood of Staffordshire, husband of Lucie nee Gibson whom he married on the 18th July 1888 at St Giles church, Camberwell, Southwark,and was living in Woodhouse, Cheadle, Staffordshire. He was a Potter, and part of the Wedgwood Potteries of Stoke on Trent. At the outbreak of the war he raised the 8th North Staffords. His body was found and identified by James Leather, a 21 year old bandsman and stretcher bearer. He is buried at Bapaume Post Military Cemetery, Albert, France.
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WETWOOD Herbert Pte 11589, 3rd Royal Fusiliers. Died 29.7.1916, 36. Son of Maria Wetwood, Chapel Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Buried at Lahana Military Cemetery, Greece.
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WOOD Norman Eric Gunner 836935 155th Bde, Royal Field Artillery, Died of wounds 5/6/1917. Son of Joseph Henry and Mary E Wood of Mill Road Cheadle Buried in Hazelbrouk Communal Cemetery France.
Some notes of what is left of his army record.
He enlisted on the 18th December 1915 aged 18yrs. he gave his home address as “The Oaklands” Cheadle, Staffordshire and occupation as Farmers assistant. He joined the 3/3rd South Midlands Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. On the 4th June 1917 he received a shell wound to the head and was admitted to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, Hazelbrouk and died of his wounds the next day, 5th.
WRIGHT Ernest Pte 17489, 14th Royal Warwickshire Regt. Killed in action 3.9.1916, 42. He was the son of Isaac and Elizabeth Brother of Fred Wright of Brook Houses, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, France.
To the Fallen in Remembrance
Frederick Ernold Sapper 2119899, Royal Engineers, died 03/08/1943, age 31, Son of Sydney and Louisa Adams, of Cheadle, Staffordshire. He is commemorated on a family memorial in Cheadle cemetery, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Buried at Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, TunisiaBEARDMORE
Thomas WOI (RSM) 5048331, North Staffs Regt, Secondary Regt,9 Commando. Died 3.2.1944, 27. Son of George & W E Beardmore, Woodhead, Cheadle, Staffordshire. Commemorated at Cassino, Italy. Memorial.BOLTON
Kenneth L/Cpl. 1464056, 1st King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Died 25.2.1945, 22. Son of Richard & Clarice Bolton, of Cheadle, Staffordshire, Buried at Prague War Cemetery, Czech Republic.CHANDLEY
John Anson Guardsman 2663365, 3rd Coldstream Guards died 07/04/1943 age 24. He was the son of John Anson and Mary Ann of Cheadle. he is commemorated as John, on his parents memorial in Cheadle Cemetery, Staffordshire. Buried at Sfax War Cemetery, TunisiaCOATES
Oswald Pte 4971804, West Yorkshire (Prince Wales Own). Died 18.2.1944, 33. Son of reuben & Ellen Coates, of Cheadle, Staffordshire, husband of Phyllis Coates. Buried at Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar.DOBSON
Paul Thomas Sapper 14429264,Royal Engineers attached to 591 Parachute Sqdn, died 24/03/1945, age 19
Buried at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany.EATON
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. Gunner 842327, Ernest Edward Eaton, 7th Coastal Regiment, Royal Artillery died 1st September 1943. He was born in Cheadle, Staffordshire and is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery, ChinaFORRESTER
George Corporal 13021666, Aux Military, Pioneer Corps, died 8/10/1940. Son of George and Bertha Forrester, of Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent. He is commemorated on his parents memorial in Cheadle Cemetery, Staffordshire. Buried at Hartshill Cemetery, Stoke on Trent, Staffs.GOODWIN
Joseph Barker Flt Lieut (Pilot)110830, 62 Squdn R.A.F.V.R. Died on active service in Burma 13.2.1945. Son of Joseph Edward & Evangelin Barker of Cheadle, Staffordshire. He is commemorated on a family memorial in Cheadle Cemetery. Buried at Imphal War Cemetery. India.GOODWIN
John Charles Pte 14654794, east Lancashire Regt. Died 5.3.1945, 19. Son of John & Emma Goodwon, of Cheadle, Staffordshire. Buried at Mook War Cemetery. Limburg, NetherlandsHAWLEY
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. Trooper 7882475, John Alfred Hawley, 2nd Tank Regiment Royal Armoured Cops killed in action 7th April 1941. He was the son of John and Florence of Rocester, Staffordshire and commemorated on the Alamein Memorial, Egypt. Rocester is not to farm from Cheadle, StaffordshireHEATH
Joseph Wilfred Trooper 14397929, Reconnaissance Corps, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 1.1.1944, 19. Son of Samuel & Lucy Heath, of Cheadle Staffordshire. Buried, Sangro River War Cemetery. ItalyHEMMING
Gilbert Leonard Gunner 865035, Royal Horse Artillery (Honourable Artillery Coy). Died 28.10.1942, 23. Son of Albert Leonard & Dorothea Hemming, husband of Susannah of Cheadle, Staffordshire. Buried at El Alamein War Cemetery. Egypt.KEELING
Albert Edward Guardsman, 2617746, Grenadier Guards. Died 7.12. 1943, 32. Son of Ethel Keeling of Cheadle, Staffordshire, husband of Rose Ethel, of Cheadle. Buried at Cassino War cemetery.KERR
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Clifford Flight Sergeant 1581191 (W.Op./Air Gnr.) 61st Sqdn, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 61 Sqdn died 09/04/1945. Buried Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Berlin, Germany.PLANT
Cyril Able Seaman, P/JX.234580, Royal Navy. H.M.S. Janus. Died, 23.1.1944, 24. Son of Albert William & Adeline, husband of Margaret Mary Plant, Dilhorne, Staffordshire. Buried at Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio. Italy.PLANT
Kenneth William Able Seaman, P/JX552736, Royal Navy, H,M.S Generton, Died 20.12.1943. He was the son of George and Ruth and husband of Edith Lily. Buried in Cheadle CemeteryPLANT
William Frederick Sapper 5348576, 42nd Field Coy, Royal; Engineers. Died 23.9.1943, 22. Son of George & Elsie Plant of Cheadle, Staffordshire. Buried at Salerno War Cemetery. ItalySMITH
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Herbert Sidney Cpl 5057735, 2nd North Staffs Regt. Died 21.4.1943, 20. Son of Stephen & Hilda Smith, of Cheadle, Staffordshire. Buried at Thibar Seminary War Cemetery.WESTON
John William L/Sgt 1863657, 40 Fortress Coy, Royal Engineers. Died between 1.10.1942 and 2.10.1942. Son of John William & Jane Ann Weston of Cheadle, Staffordshire. He is commemorated on his parents memorial in Cheadle Cemetery and also on the Sai Wan Memorial, Hong Kong,WILLIAMS
Kenneth Capt 268586, 127 Lt, A.A. Regt, Royal Artillery. Died 9.2.1942, 27. Son of Fred & Mary Eliza Williams. Husband of Muriel Helen, of Cheadle, Staffordshire. Buried at Celle War Memorial, Germany.WRIGHT
Frederick 2nd Class, Aircraftman, 1165055, 110 Sqdn, R.A.F.V.R. Died 1.11.1940, 26. Son of Ernest & Mary Lucy Wright, of Cheadle, Staffordshire. Buried at Hitcham (All Saints) Churchyard, SuffolkWOOD
Albert Edward Able Seaman P/LX24090, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Snapdragon, Died 19.12.1942. Son of John Albert & Nellie Wood, of Cheadle, Staffordshire. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial.