Christleton Village History Group

Christleton Village Voices

Remembering our Forgotten Heroes 1914-18

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    Johnson Arthur

    Woodside Cottage Enlisted September 1914 397749 No 4 SGE Co. Royal Engineers
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    Johnson Edward Albert

    Grange Villas, Gunner 14th Battery 13th Brigade. Royal Field Artillery
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    Johnson George Frederick

    Married at St James' August 1914
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    Johnson M.

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    Johnson Philip

    Woodside Cottage. Private 6122487 7th London Res Batt Infantry Wounded in October /November 1918
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    Johnson S.

    Reported wounded November 1917
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    Johnson Tom

    Canalside. Driver BSD Royal Engineers Enlisted from East Africa- Reported recovering at Oxford September 1918
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    Jones David Wynn

    The Pits. Col Sergt. 29700 21st Batt. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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    Jones G.

    Wounded in Great Battle May 1918 !
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    Jones George Frederick

    Enlisted December 1915. 1/5th Batt Cheshire Rgt. Footman at Christleton Hall. Christleton and Whitchurch War Memorials
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    Jones Ll

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    Jones Percy

    Hospitalised January 1917. Reported safe in an English Hospital July 1918
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    Jones R. S.

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    Jones T.

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    Jones W. H.

    Enlisted October 1914
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    Jones W. P.

    Report of serious news of William Jones of Rowton. Which of these W Jones's is it?
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    Jones W. S.

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    Jones W.

    Enlisted February 1915
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    Kenny J.

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    Kirk Ted

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    Large W.

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    Laughton C.

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    Law J.

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Lee George

    Littleton His baby George baptised June 1916. He died in June 1916. Wife Florence. Cheshire Regiment. Killed Amara, Iraq
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    Lee Ernest Arthur

    Stamford Bridge Pte 192756 214th Div Empt Co
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    Littler Horace

    Enlisted October 1914 1 Grange Villas Pte 7915 1st Batt Cheshire Regt.
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    Lightfoot G.W.

    Christleton Road. 2nd Lieut. Marries Edith Delevante 31/10/1917 Reported hospitalised January 1917
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    Logan E. Townsend

    Christleton. Lieut Col. Ret Jan 1914. Re-Enlisted Sept 1914. Cheshire/Durham LI Killed in October 1915. Memorial Service St James', Christleton
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    Long J.

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    Longstaff G.

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    Lunt William

    Village. Lieut A O D
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    Macfie Scott

    Rowton Hall. Scott Macfie Co Q M S R.A. Letter read out on ITV War Programme August 2014. Awarded DCM Jan 1917.
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    Maddocks George

    11th Cheshire Killed 7th October 1916 Longueval Somme 17yrs old. Memorial Service at St James', Christleton, October 1916.
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    Maddocks John

    c/o Mrs Jones, Plough Lane, Christleton. Private R/365873 A S C (Remounts Ormskirk)
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    Martin C.

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Massey George

    Plough Lane. Private 57879 64th P of War Co. 19th North Fusiliers
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    Massey J.

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    Mathews S. Williams (Billy)

    William Mathews Wales and Chester Footballer. Shoeingsmith Royal Field Artillery. Buried at St James', Christleton 1921.
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    Mayers A.

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    Mayers G.

    Enlisted Sept 1914
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    Mayers Edward Henry

    Wounded in Great Battle May 1918 ! Little Heath Sapper 388293 R Mon Royal Engineers No 7 Army Troop
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    Mayers Harold

    Married at St James', Christleton, October 1914 to Catherine Roscoe
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    Mayers Wilf

    Reported Injured September 1916. Home in October 1917. Began work in Belfry. Bellringer
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    McNiel G.

    Enlisted November 1914. Sgt G B McNiel Musketry Instructor Fought in France. Military Medal July 1918
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    Meacock Harold

    Lived at Quarry Cottage Quarry Lane.
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    Meacock Joseph

    Stamford Heath. Private 390830 3Batt Cheshire Regiment. Reported wounded May 1917. Killed in Action. Memorial Service May 1917
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    Meacock Joseph

    8 Grange Villas, 390830 Pte 417th Agr. Co, Wrexham
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    Meacock Thomas

    Littleton. Gunner Royal Field Artillery 188631. Died18/9/18 Somme. Memorial Service at St James', Christleton, November 1918
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    Millwood Syd

    Enlisted October 1914. Wounded August 1916.
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    Millwood William David

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    Mitchell Henry

    The Square, Christleton. 1185 Private 10th Battalion Cheshire Regiment
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    Moccatta D.

    Enlisted September 1914 A Colonel Mocatta is elected President of Christleton scouts?
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    Molyneaux L.

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    Morelane W.

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Morgan E.

    Wounded November 1916
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    Morgan J.

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    Morgan T. Reg

    Pepper Street Christleton
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    Morgan W.

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    Morris W.

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    Moseley J.

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    Mulliner Frederick L.

    Farm Quarry Lane. Private 28250 Manchester Regiment. Killed Somme 26/8/16. Theipval Memorial. Service at St James', Christleton October 19th 1916.
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    Newman Algernon G. S.

    Wounded. In hospital in Manchester. Fought at St Quentin ??? May June 1918.
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    Newman D.

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    Nicholls W. N.

    Enlisted October 1914. Wounded November 1917
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    Norman Burnett Joseph

    Wounded in Great Battle April - May 1918 !
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    Okell John Clare

    Enlisted September 1914.
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    Okell Norman

    Born Littleton Old Hall. Lived New Zealand. Killed Gallipoli 28/9/15. Served Canterbury NZ Rifles. Commemorated on Hill 60 Gallipoli
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    Oultram H.

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    Oultram R.

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    Parker Albert

    77260 Rifleman Kings Liverpool Regiment. Killed 2/12/1917 Cambrai, Somme, Pas de Calais, France
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    Parker William

    Born Chester. Killed August 1917 Somme. 69153 Kings Liverpool Regiment. Memorial Service at St James' Christleton October 19th 1917
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    Parsonage Joseph

    Invalided out in 1917. Died Rowton on November 12th 1918. Northumberland Fusiliers.Memorial Service at St James' Christleton November 1918.
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    Parsonage John

    Canalside. Sapper 263411 563rd Hants Works Co. Royal Engineers
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    Parsonage R.

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Parsonage S.

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Parsonage T.

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Partington A.

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Paul W.

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    Peacock H. Thomas

    Enlisted September 1914. Killed in action. No Memorial service not on any commemorative memorial.
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    Pickavance S.

    Enlisted September 1914 Hospitalised January 1917
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    Plevin Frank

    Private 14248 7th Dragoon Guards. Wounded November 1917
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    Plevin Harry

    Enlisted September 1914. 2nd Batt South Lance Regimen. Wounded January 1917. Died 18/1/1921. Buried at St James' Church, Christleton
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    Pleavin S.

    Marries Mary Ann. Child Samuel Albert Kitchener born 4/04/1916
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    Pleavin T.

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    Pleavin William Morris

    Plough Lane Christleton Private 202253 Enlisted November 1916 9th Batt Cheshire Regiment. Sent to France May 1917. Wounded in Flanders July 31st. Wounded in left arm October 4th. Hosptialised Old Park, Canterbury.
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    Porrit Edward Radcliffe

    Village Road, Christleton. Enlisted October 1914. 2 Lieutenant King's Liverpool. Killed Guillimont Somme 30/7/16. Christleton Institute
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    Porritt J.

    Enlisted October 1914
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    Postons E.

    Enlisted September 1914. Returned to England November 1914. Reported wounded November 1916
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    Postons G.

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Postons James

    Enlisted November 1914. Wounded November 1916
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    Postons William

    Enlisted September 1914. The Village. 49419 Private 28th Div. 84th MGC
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    Price F.

    Village Road Wounded in Great Battle April / May 1918.
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    Reeves Harold

    Roadside Christleton. Private 10th Batt Cheshire Regiment. Killed Ypres 17th February 1917 20 years old. Memorial Service at St James', Christleton March 1917
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    Richards George

    Born Liverpool. Married to Mary Pritchard Griffiths at St. James' Christleron 21st Mar 1917. Killed 16/8/17 Tyne Cott. Memorial Service October 25th 1917
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    Roberts T.

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    Roden Samuel

    Enlisted February 1915 The Square Christleton. 735608 Gunner 342nd Battery. Royal Field Artillery
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    Rowlands H.

    Enlisted February 1915
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    Rowley W.

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    Selby Charles Williams

    Plough Lane, 405884 2nd A/M Royal Air Force
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    Selby J.

    Enlisted February 1915. Settled down to Munitions work in October 1917.
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    Selby Robert

    Plough Lane Pte 361612 808th A E Co Lab. Corps. Enlisted September 1914
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    Selby T.

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Scarratt Norman

    Quarry Lane 1/4 Cheshire Regiment. Re enlisted and awarded Military Cross 19th Nov. 1917. Not on Roll of Honour. Son William Byrne Scarratt born 19/06/1922 to Norman and Anita Mary Scarratt "Locon", Quarry Lane, Christleton
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    Sharpe F.

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    Shaw Arthur Llewellyn B.

    ****Colonel 8th Battalion Lancs Fusiliers. Organised events in the Village through the war.
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    Sidebottom C.

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    Sidebottom R.

    Enlisted September 1914
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    Smith H.

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    Smith S.

    Enlisted October 1914
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    Smith Thomas

    Commemorated in Church/Institute. Died. 1915. Not on War Memorial. A Thomas Smith was a Village Baker. (No information)
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    Snelson P.

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    Solway T.

    Enlisted October 1914
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    Steventon Reginald Cyril

    Born 5/02/1893 son of John and Sarah, Stocks Lane, Chester. Enlisted October 1914. Wounded November 1916. Brother Sydney John
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    Steventon Sydney John

    The Square. Private 26815 1st North Lancs Regiment. Enlisted September 1914. Reported missing September 1917. Prisoner of War in Germany.
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    Stretch S.

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    Sweeny Percy

    Plough Lane. Driver 260615 530th H T Co A S C
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    Swetenham H.

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    Synge Lawrence

    Wounded for the 2nd time September 1918
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    Taylor Albert Henry

    The Square. Provate 91733 1/6 Durham Light Infantry. Reported missing August 1918. No news September 1918. Prisoner of War
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    Taylor William

    Plough Lane. Lance Corporal 12746 1st Batt Cheshire Regiment. Enlisted October 1914. Missing July 1918. Died. 5/7/18 Pas de Calais. Memorial Service
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    Threadgold J.

    Enlisted January 1915
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    Tushingham Harry

    Born Littleton P.O. Enlisted October 1914. 1 Cheshire Regiment. Died 10th May 1917 at Arra. Memorial Service at St James', Christleton June 7th 1917.
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    Tushingham T. J.

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    Tushingham Thomas W.

    Son of William and Mary Ann, Vicars Cross (Littleton)
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    Walley H. C.

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    Walley Harold H.

    Enlisted January 1915. Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed near Bluet Farm Ypres 17/9/1917. Memorial Service October 25th 1917.
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    Walley R. P.

    Philip enlisted January 1915. Brought to Hospital in England
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    Walley William Charles

    Enlisted November 1914. Christleton Driver 735562 No 1 OCS Royal Field Artillery
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    Watson John William

    Roadside, Christleton. Gunner 102765 Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action France. (Not recorded on any memorial!!)
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    Weaver John Ernest

    Village. 2nd A/M 67433 Wireless Operator 277th Army Brigade P F A
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    Weaver Thomas Albert

    Christleton. Enlisted Oct 1914 Private DLI. Died of his wounds Pas de Calais 1/8/16. Memorial Service at St James' Christleton September 1916
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    Wildig Charles Hamilton

    Enlisted September 1914. Hawthorn House. Driver 516631 856 Area Emply. Co. Labour Corps.
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    Wildig Norman

    Born Christleton. 104 Squadron RAF. Reported missing 1918. Killed in action 7/7/18 age19 years Memorial Service November 1918
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    Williams P.

    Enlisted September 1914. Hospitalised in Halifax ?
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    Wilson F.

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    Winter W.

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    Witter J.

    Wounded October /November 1918
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    Woodcock C.

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    Woodcock Fred

    Plough Lane, Christleton. Private 54593 M G C
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    Woodcock Joseph

    Village. Private 034772 10th Section A O C
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    Woodcock R.

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    Woodcock Thomas

    Reported wounded November 1918. Private 43636 10th Lancs Fusiliers
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    Wooley E.

    Enlisted February 1915
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    Wright Cecil

    *Quarry Lane. Enlisted February 1915. Killed 9th November 1918. Etaples France. Memorial service held at St James', Christleton December 1918
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    Wright Harold

    * Quarry Lane. Gunner 115177 300th Battery Left Sect Royal Garrison Artillery
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    Wright Marshall

    * Quarry Lane. Gunner 115177 300th Battery Left Sect Royal Garrison Artillery
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    Wright Noel Henry

    * Quarry Lane. 3rd A/M Royal Air Force 406706
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    Wright Hylton

    * Quarry Lane, Christleton. 2nd A/M 26539 Royal Air Force (*Five brothers all served on the front.)
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    Wynne Alfred John

    Driver 735697 Royal Field Artillery. Enlisted February 1915. Reported wounded October 1918. Died 9/6/1920. Buried at St James', Christleton
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    Wynne William Watkin

    Enlisted February 1915 Plough Lane. Driver 735658 B/267th Battery Royal Field Artillery
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    Yeats J.

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    Yeats William Williamson

    Rowton Lieut No 4 A S C
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    Young James

    New Cottages, Plough Lane, Christleton. Gunner 150359 10th MTN Battery Royal Garrison 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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