Christleton Village History Group

Christleton Village Voices

Remembering our Forgotten Heroes 1914-18

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    Abley Tom

    Enlisted February 1915 Brown Heath. Private 206266 1st Worcester Regiment
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    Adams P.

    Enlisted November 1914
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    Allington W.

    Enlisted October 1914
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    Allington Jacob

    Little Heath Road, Pte 22471 9th South Lance Regiment
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    Allman George

    Driver for Cullimore Family. Died 4th May 1917 RACS. Buried at Brown Knoll Bickerton. Memorial Service at St. James', Christleton 1917
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    Ankers Joseph

    Village Cpl 94716 2nd Hy. Art. Royal Engineers
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    Ashley H

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    Ashley W.

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    Ashton G.

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    Astle Harry

    Born 17/06/1889 Birch Heath Lane Pte 129109 546th H S E Co Royal Engineers
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    Astle William (Bill)

    Prisoner of War April/May 1918. Returned home January 1919. Prisoner of War. Bellringer
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    Baker J

    Enlisted October 1914
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    Bateman George

    Enlisted February 1915 Reported killed in action October 1917 Magazine. Not on War Memorial!!
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    Bateman H. P.

    Discharged medically unfit December 1914. L/Corp 61273 40th Co M.G.C. 6 Grange Villas, Christleton
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    Bateman M.

    Discharged medically unfit December 1914
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    Bennett T.

    Discharged medically unfit December 1914
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    Billington F

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Billington F. M.

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    Bodden George H.

    Married Dora from Ivy House Christleton. Killed at Ypres. Died 9th November 1918. R. E. Memorial Service at St. James' October 1917.
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    Boddy Richard Boswell

    Discharged medically unfit Dec 1914 Pte 11937 2nd Batt Cheshire Regt. Fir Tree Cottage, Littleton
    Batman to Lt. Col. Cowan MBE. Given Military Funeral at St James 6/11/1936 46 years
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    Booth B

    Enlisted September 1914. Returned injured November 1914
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    Boughey J. A.

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Boughey F. Perciful

    Roadside Christleton. R.A.S.C Died in France at Arras. 3rd November 1918. Memorial Service at St. James' November 1918
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    Bradshaw A

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Bradshaw G

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    Bramhall Joseph (Junior)

    Pte 34856 8th Batt Cheshire Regiment December 1917 Recovery from injury reported in Magazine.
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    Brightwell ? James William

    Christleton Lodge Gunner 735767 265th Bd Royal Field Artillery
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    Brickenell J

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    Bridgewater G

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    Broster John

    Roadside Christleton No information On absent voters list 1919.
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    Broster George

    Pte 70224 In Hospital 2 Crown Terrace Shoreham, Sevenoaks
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    Broster Tom

    Rock House Christleton. Enlisted Sept 1914. RWF. Killed February 1915 at Gallipoli Memorial Service at St James August 23rd 1915.
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    Butler A

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    Butler Thomas

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    Campbell A

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    Carr Fred

    Enlisted November 1914 Brown Heath Pte 230792 10th K.S.L.I
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    Carr R

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    Carter John

    Sapper. 93826 London Gazette Supp. 29893 p344 no citation? Awarded Military Medal 6th January 1917
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    Clarke Marshall

    Marshall Falconer Clarke wounded for the third time Magazine report May 1918 Village. Major 1st Batt. Cheshire Regt
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    Cooper Arthur Reginald

    Private Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action in France. Recorded on a Family Grave at St James.
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    Coppack C.

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    Cullimore Charles

    Born 30.09.1891. Charles enlisted September 1914. Wounded May 1917 Village. Lieut. 265 Bde. Royal Field Artillery
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    Cullimore Jack (John)

    Faulkners Lodge.Enlisted September 1914. Cheshire Regiment. Killed in Iraq 16th April 1916. Memorial Service at St. James', Christleton May 1916.
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    Cullimore Jas

    Born 28/09/1886. Parents John and Mary Eilzabeth
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    Cullimore William

    Born 20/05/88. Parents Elizabeth John & Mary Village. Lieut. R A F
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    Cummins Jas

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    Cummins T.

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    Cummins J.

    Enlisted October 1914
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    Cummins W.

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    Currie William G. T.

    The Village. Enlisted October 1914. Capt. 1st Battalion Royal Fusiliers
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    Davenport George

    Littleton. George killed in action S.W.B. at Ypres.Name on Menin Gate 1/7/1917. Memorial Service at St James October 25th 1917.
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    Davies Frank M.

    Littleton. Co Sgt Major Frank Davies. Reported missing September 1916. Died 15th July 1916 Awarded Military Cross
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    Davies Charles R.

    Private 77770 Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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    Davies S.

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    Davies William

    Reported injured August 1916. Not on Roll of Honour.
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    Day R.

    Territorial Nurse
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    Dean John Arthur

    Brown Heath. 10 Cheshire Mortally wounded in France Soissons Soome 28/5/18. Memorial. Service at Waverton Presbyterian Church.
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    Derrick A.

    Reported wounded in Hospital October 1917
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    Dickenson Percy

    Littleton Dragoon Guards. Died 16/12/15 at Hill 10 Suvla Bay Gallipoli . Memorial Service at St James February 1916.
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    Dixon Bate Basil

    2nd Lt. RFC & RAF. Wounded over France . Awarded Military Cross. 4th February 1918.
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    Dobie Percy

    Enlisted October 1914. Prisoner of War. Lost an eye May 1917. Not getting food parcels. Returned home February 1918.
    2nd Lieut Royal Engineer / Royal Scots Fusiliers. Born 22nd December 1888. Died 27th January 1971 age 93 years. Served Ypres 1915-16 Arras 1916
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    Dobie Amy

    Heathfield House Stamford Heath 2 AIM NSR No 6 General Hospital Rouen France
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    Dodd Arthur

    Enlisted February 1915 Plough Lane, Christleton. Gunner 735595 B Sub C Bty 330th BDE Royal Field Artillery
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    Dodd E.

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    Dodd Fred

    Enlisted October 1914. Wounded March 1917. Reported to be in hospital in Nottingham.
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    Downes E.

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    Droughton John

    Enlisted February 1915. Middlesex Regiment. Fought the War named as James Ellison. Killed Italy 26/11/1917. Buried Savona Town Cemetery.
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    Duffin Tom

    Enlisted October 1914. Wounded August 1916. Co Sgt Major 14th Canadians. Awarded Military Medal. Buried at St James' Church, Christleton 1922
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    Dunn G. W.

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    Edwards D.

    Enlisted October 1914. Wounded October / November 1918
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    Edwards E.

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    Edwards G.

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    Edwards Harry

    Christleton. Driver Harry Edwards R A S C Cheshire 1/7 Battalion. Died 27/06/1920. Buried at St James Military Grave
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    Edwards J.

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    Edwards Jas

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    Edwards Jos

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    Edwards Sam

    S. Edwards reported as injured October /November 1918
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    Edwards Sid

    Sid was a Coachman at Rowton Hall
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    Ellis C.

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    Ellis H.

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    Evans Charles

    Roadside, Christleton Private 243258 42 ist Co W A Co Warrington
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    Evans H.

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    Fleet A.

    Returned home December 1917
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    Fleet J.

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    Fleet Joseph (Jun)

    A J Fleet is reported wounded October 1917 ? Birch Heath Lane L/Cpl 243758 8th Batt Cheshire Regiment
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    Fleet John

    Birch Heath Lane. Private 307345 2/8 Lancashire Fusiliers
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    Fleet Jas

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    Fleet Samuel

    Born 19/05/1898. Enlisted September 1914. Parents Samuel & Edith (Wheelwright)
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    Fleet William

    Birch Heath Lane. L Corporal. Enlisted October 1914. Died of his wounds 3/7/16 Somme. Memorial Service at St. James', Christleton August 1916
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    Ford Alan

    Wounded September 1916. Plough Lane. Private 17644 Cheshire Regiment
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    Ford Henry

    Plough Lane Christleton. Sapper 320377 IWT Royal Engineers
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    Ford Hugh Wilfred

    Plough Lane. Private 39994 1/6. Cyclist Norfolk
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    Forster Lionel Archibald

    Captain Cheshire Regiment. Reported missing Nov 1914. Prisoner/severely wounded. Died 4/11/14. Memorial Service at St James' June 7th 1915
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    Foster Edward

    Chauffeur Littleton. Private Manchester Regiment. Died 2/9/1916 Salonica Turkey. Remembered at Christleton and also at Kelsall War Memorial
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    Foster H.

    Enlisted Sepembert 1914
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    Foster Frank

    Private 49259 8th Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Enlisted February 1915. Injured September 1916. Prisoner of War in Germany October 1917.
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    Foster Leonard

    Quarry Lane. Private 26469 C Co 6th Batt Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Reported wounded November 1917
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    Gamon John Lionel Percival

    Christleton. Accidentally killed in Yorkshire. Border Regiment. Died 4/6/18. Buried with full military honours at St James' June 8th 1918.
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    Garner Bertram

    Returned home and given Welcome Home certificate. Not on Roll of Honour.
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    Garnett Claude

    Born in Christleton. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died Iraq 30/12/15. Buried Kut War Cemetery. Memorial Service at St James', Christleton February 1916.
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    Garnett Lawrence Henry

    Born in Christleton. Lived in Canada. Royal Field Artillery. Died 7/6/17 Ypres. Buried at Brandhoek Memorial Service at St James', Christleton July 1917.
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    Garside Joseph Richard C.

    Grange Villas Rowton 10445 Royal Garrison Artillery
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    Goodall G.

    Enlisted October 1914
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    Greenway S.

    Enlisted October 1914.51067 (ALC) MG Caps Liverpool L.Gaz 30573 page 3234. Award Military Cross 12th March 1918
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    Gregory James

    Born 9/01/1885 Village Reported wounded in October /November 1918
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    Gregory Robert

    Born 9/01/1885 Village. Enlisted October 1914. Wounded August 1916. Good news of recovery. Bellringer
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    Gregory Austin

    Yew Tree View. Enlisted September 1914. Private 422259 50th Lab Co 74th General Hospital. Bellringer
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    Griffiths F.

    Enlisted February 1915.
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    Griffiths John

    Mold. Teacher Larne NI. Captain Royal Irish Rifles. Stayed in Village. Died 1/7/16. Somme Memorial Service at St James', Christleton August 1916
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    Griffiths Thomas

    Village. Private 103810 36th Div M T Co A S C
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    Griffiths William

    Enlisted February 1915. Village Private 240990 56th Div 1/5 Cheshire Regiment Bell Ringer
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    Grindley Lee

    Reported Killed in the Salonica advance. Check CWGC site! Not on Roll of honour or War Memorial
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    Halton S.

    Reported wounded November 1918. Not on Roll of Honour.
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    Handley Walter

    Born in Littleton. Lived Canada. R W F Killed in Action 25/3/18. France Pas de Calais. Memorial service at St. James', Christleton April / May 1918.
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    Harding C.

    Mentioned in Magazine
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    Hardwick Fred

    Tipperary. Not on Roll of Honour War Memorial. Marries Bessie of Brown Heath November 1917. Memorial Service April / May 1918
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    Hartford H. I. St. John

    Captain 1st Batt Cheshire Regiment. Killed 22/10/1914. Le Toure Memorial. / St James' Lady Chapel, Christleton
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    Hay W. T.

    Enlisted November 1914
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    Hickey Brian Godfrey L.

    Lieutenant Cheshire Regiment. The Rector's son married Cecil Wright's sister. Wounded in November 1916.
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    Hickey V. C. F.

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    Hill Jos

    Wounded in action October 1918
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    Hill Keith William Norman

    The Laurels, Moor Lane, Rowton. Served L/Cpl 2721 Cheshire & Berkshire Regiment. 37098. Memorial at Cotton Abbotts Farm, Christleton
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    Hill Andrew Bruce

    Wounded whilst serving in Italy & France. Killed in France. 27/9/1917. Royal Warickshire Regiment. Not on Roll of Honour
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    Holmes S.

    Enlisted October 1914
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    Howard E.

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    Howard F.

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    Howard E. O.

    Enlisted October 1914. Lost his right hand August 1916
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    Hughes E. C.

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    Huxley T.

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Ireland F.

    Hospitalised January 197. Given Post Office Duties October 1917.
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    Ireland John Gabriel

    Village. Private 254629 I B Res Brigade Royal Field Artillery
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    Ireland William George

    The Nook. Gunner 348799 23rd A A Co Royal Field Artillery
Please note that this list in an expanded list from the Roll of Honour on the North wall of St. James' Church. We have found many more men and women who served, returned, or gave their lives who are not on the original list. We have included them on this new list with details of their service and connection with the village where possible.
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