EDSTASTON WAR MEMORIAL

1914-1918
  • Percy Beckett, Private, [30569], East Lancashire Regiment, 8th Battalion, formerly Royal Army Service Corps, driver, [040227].
    Born: Whixall, Shropshire
    Residence: Coton, Shropshire.
    Enlisted: Whitchurch, Shropshire.
    Died: 29 March 1918, aged killed in action
    Cemetery: Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, France [Coll. grave II. J. 16-23].
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre, France & Flanders.
  • Alvery Samuel Cotton, Private, [T3/028026], Royal Army Service Corps
    Born: Rye Bank, Wem, Shropshire; son of Henry and Elizabeth Cotton
    Residence: Whixall, Shropshire.
    Died: 3 November 1918, aged 26, Military Hospital, Prees Heath, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
    Cemetery: Vis en Artois Memorial, Vis en Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt Departement du Pas-de-Calais Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Panel 12]
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre, France & Flanders.
  • Thomas Howard Darlington, Gunner, [200872], Royal Garrison Artillery, Siege Anti-Aircraft Bty. formerly Welsh Army R.G.A. [1460]
    Born: Edstaston, Shropshire; son of Richard Jebb and Rebecca Jane Darlington of Paddle Green, Edstaston, Shropshire
    Died: 20 October 1918, aged 32
    Cemetery: Montecchio Comm. Cemetery Ext., Veneto, Italy [Plot 6. Row C. Grave 1]
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre, Italy
  • George E Didlick, Sergeant, [9283] Kings Shropshire Light Infantry, 1st Battalion.
    Born: Culn, Newport, Shropshire
    Enlisted: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
    Died: 3 December 1917, aged 25, killed in action.
    Cemetery: Cambrai Memorial, Louverval Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Plot: Panel 8 and 9].
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre, France & Flanders.
  • Joshua Jones, Private, [35172], Prince of Wales's North Staffordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion.
    Born: Bettisfield, Shropshire
    Residence: Stafford, Staffs.
    Enlisted: Lichfield, Staffs.
    Died: 11 January 1919, aged 20
    Cemetery: Niederzwehren Cemetery
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre, France & Flanders.
  • Charles Manning, Private, [43660], Welsh Regiment, 2nd Battalion; formerly Cheshire Regt.[48144]
    Born: Son of Elizabeth Manning, of Mill House, Coton, Whitchurch, Salop, and the late Ellis Manning.
    Died: 18 October 1918, aged 24, killed in action.
    Cemetery: la Vallee-Mulatre Cemetery Extn, La Vallee-Mulatre Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France [Plot: A. 6].
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre, France & Flanders.
  • Thomas Ratcliffe, Private, [237757], Herefordshire Regiment, 1/1st Battalion.
    Born: Edstaston, Shropshire
    Died: 30 July 1918, aged 30, killed in action.
    Cemetery: Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontaire (Aisne)[IX. B. 9].
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre, France & Flanders.
  • William Roberts, Private, [230382 ], Kings Shropshire Light Infantry, 10th Battalion (Shropshire and Cheshire Yeomanry); formerly Shropshire Yeomanry 2450,
    Born: Manchester; son of William and Mary Roberts of 3, Brades Lane, Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire
    Residence: Coton, Whitchurch, Shropshire Died: 22 August 1918, aged 21, killed in action.
    Cemetery: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France [Panel 98 and 99].
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre, France & Flanders.
  • Sydney Smith, Sergeant, [12059], Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), 2nd Battalion.
    Born: Edstaston, Shropshire; son of Richard (born Mexborough, Yorkshire) and Kathleen (born Kettering, Northamptonshire)
    Residence: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
    Enlisted: Ilkley, Yorkshire
    Died: 10 October 1917, aged 21, killed in action
    Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre, France & Flanders.
  • William Stockton, Private, [21311] Kings Shropshire Light Infantry, 1st Battalion.
    Born: Whixall, Shropshire
    Residence: Whixall, Shropshire
    Died: 31 March 1918, aged 21, died of wounds.
    Cemetery: Soignies (Zinnick) Communal Cemetery, Ploegsteert Hainaut, Belgium.
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre, France & Flanders.
  • Stephen Sutton, Private, [40656], Worcestershire Regiment, 4th Battalion.
    Born: Coton, Shropshire
    Residence: Tilstock, Shropshire
    Enlisted:
    Died: 4 March 1917, aged 21, killed in action
    Cemetery: Thiepval memorial, Thiepval Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France [Plot: Pier and Face 5 A and 6 C].
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre, France & Flanders.
  • Jesse George Turner, Private, [33282], Kings Shropshire Light Infantry, 10th Battalion.
    Born: Aylesbury, Bucks; son of Isaac and Harriet Turner of Aylesbury, Bucks
    Residence: Whixall, Shropshire
    Died: 22 September 1918, aged, died of wounds.
    Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Somme). [IV. D. 18]
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre, France & Flanders.
  • Alfred Williams, Sergeant, [17338] Kings Shropshire Light Infantry, 5th Battalion.
    Born: Edstaston, Shropshire
    Died: 22 August 1917, killed in action
    Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium [Panel 112 to 113].
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre, France & Flanders.

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