Kingsley War Memorial

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Reference WMO255285

Address:

Dovedale Road, Kingsley (A52) East of the village

staffordshire

England

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Type: Freestanding
Description: Other
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Post-1945 War or Conflict
About the memorial: Hecton shape war memorial with cross
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Compiled with additional information by kind permission of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission KINGSLEY WAR MEMORIAL, STAFFORDSHIRE. LOCATED ON THE MAIN ROAD TO OAKAMORE ON THE EDGE OF THE VILLAGE Robert Myles Heywood of Hales Hall Cheadle Lieutenant 2nd Battalion The Buffs. Born 1 Feb 1884 Died 15 Feb 1915 of wounds received in action near Ypres 14 Feb In Domion Confido Erected by his parents in cherished remembrance of their only child Also in honoured memory of the men of Kingsley who laid down their lives for their country in the Great War 1914 1918 They died that we might live 1914-1918 ALLEN Charles. Pte 7524 1st North Staffordshire Regiment , Killed in action 12 August 1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. BARKER T. Unable to find the correct record for this person listed with the CWGC BEECH Rowland Auriol James Lt, 16th The Queens Lancers died 21/2/1915 age 26. Son of Col R J and Mrs Beech of Brandon Hill, Coventry. Buried in Ypres Town Cemetery Iper Belgium. G.2 BEECH Rowland John Lieutenant Colonel, Warwickshire Yeomanry died 30/8/1919 age 64. Son of James Beech of The Shawe, Kingsley. Interred in the family vault under St Werburgh Church, Kingsley BEVANS George Price Pte S/12225, 9th Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) died 8/9/1916 age 32. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth of the Wharf, Froghall nr Kingsley. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France BRADSHAW Edward Edwards. Private 41001, 1st Scottish Rifles (Cameronians), formerly 21995 North Staffordshire Regiment died of wounds 21 April 1917. At rest in Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, France. Born in Cheadle Staffordshire 1891 BRINDLEY William Pte 55087, 15th Lancashire Fusiliers died 2/11/1918 age 22. Grandson of Catherine Brindley, of 6, The Green, Kingsley. Buried in Landrecies British Cemetery, France. C.15 BURSTON Rowland J Pte 65135, 68th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 12/12/1917. Buried in Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston, Greece. D.601 CAPEWELL George Pte 56145, 15th Royal Welsh Fusiliers died 14/5/1917. Buried in Essex farm Cemetery, Belgium. III.D.1 Previously served as Pte 32085, South Staffs Regt CLOWES Thomas Pte 28199, 6th Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry. Died 19/10/1916 age 24. Son of Robert and Lavina of Kingsley. Husband of Ethel Annie nee Hackett of Rose Villa, Abbots Bromley, Staffs. Buried in Faubourg DAmiens Cemetery, Arras, France. I.H.2 FALLOWS George Possibly this person. Pte 8607, 1st North Staffs Regt died 11/6/1915 age 26. Husband of Lucy E nee Crump, of Plain Cottages, Marden, Kent. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium HAMMOND Isaac Pte 7716, 1st North Staffs Regt died 21/8/1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme HOLLAND Moses Pte 44545, 6th Lincolnshire Regt died 5/10/1918 age 18. Son of Henry and Mary of Thornby House, Consall nr Kingsley. Commemorated on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial, France HOOD George William. Mentioned in Despatches. Petty Officer Stoker, (Ch) 285777 Royal Navy on HMS Lookout. Son of William and Mary Ann Hood, of Kingsley, Staffordshire. At rest in St Werburgh Churchyard, Kingsley Staffs KEENE Arthur Pte 37105, 2nd Lancashire Fusiliers killed in action 12/10/1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme LOVATT Kenneth Roy Pte 65586, Northumberland Fusiliers. 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. Buried at Berlin South-Western Cemetery, Germany, Grave, XVIII.A.3 MEAKIN John Pte 6448, 1st North Staffs Regt died 1/4/1915. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium POYSER James Pte 11115, 6th Leicestershire Regt, Killed in action 18/3/1916 age 24. Son of Isaac and Sarah Ann of kingsley Cross, nr Cheadle, Staffs. Buried in Humbercamps Communal Cemetery Extension, France. I.E.1 RAMSELL George Pte 200736 Tank Corps died 8/8/1918. Buried in Hangard Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme. II.F.14. Previously served as Gunner 844 Royal Field Artillery SALT John William Pte 30770, 14th Worcestershire Regt died 13/11/1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France SALT T. Unable to find the correct record for this person listed with the CWGC SMITH George Harris Stoker 1st Class. S.S./107831 (RFR/CH/B/10152) H.M.S. Hogue Royal Navy died 22/9/1914 age 23. Son of Hugh and Anne of the 7, The Green, Kingsley. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent TIDESWELL James. Private 28765, 2nd Sherwood Foresters killed in action 28 May 1917. Born and lived at Grassmoor, Derbyshire, enlisted at Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Son of Mr. J. Tideswell, of 7, Cross St., Grassmoor, Chesterfield. At rest In Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France. The memorial has J inscribed. It may be the following person. TIDESWELL Thomas. Private 37712, 9th King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry died 24 March 1918 aged 23. Son of Ernest and Sarah Arm Tideswell, of 70, Navigation Rd., Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. UPTON Ernest. Private E 12267, 9th North Staffordshire Regiment killed in action 9 April 1917 aged 29. Born at Oakamoor, enlisted at Cheadle, both in Staffordshire. Son of Thomas and Mary Ann Upton, nee Alcock. 1911 living with his parents and siblings at 75 Queen Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire. At rest in Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, France WHEAWALL George Samuel Pte 43193, 7th Lincolnshire Regt died 8/8/1917. Buried in Browns Cops Cemetery, Roeux, France. IV.A.43. Previously served as Pte 23144 Notts & Derby Regt WILDGOOSE James Henry Pte 305952, 6th Tank Corps, formerly 285590, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 8th May1918. Native of Matlock, Derbyshire. Buried in St Amand British Cemetery, France. III.C.3 1939 – 1945 LEESE Eric. Flight Sergeant 1579463, 630 Squadron, Royal Air Force (VR) died 1 January 1945 aged 23. Son of Harry and Elsie Leese, of Burslem, Staffordshire. Commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. FLANAGAN George. Ordinary Seaman P/JX296319 Royal Navy on HMS Victory III died 19 August 1942 aged 18. Son of James and Mary M. A. Flanagan, of Kingsley Holt, Staffordshire, England. At rest in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, France. RICHARDSON T. It may be the following. Richardson Thomas. Gunner 1142304, 199/60 Anti Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery attached to 5th Royal Welch Fusiliers. Son of Ernest Richardson, and of Beatrice Richardson, of Uttoxeter, Staffordshire. At rest in Forli War Cemetery, Italy. CUMMINGS H C. Unable to find the correct record for this person listed with the CWGC HALL George Thomas Basil. Sergeant 2615053, 1 Grenadier Guards died 10 September 1944 aged 26, Son of Roland and Lydia Hall, of Kingsley, Staffordshire. At rest in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery, Belgium. ANSTEY Richard Hardy (CWGC have Hardie) Lieutenant 232704, 8th King’s Royal Irish Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps died 30 March 1945. At rest in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He lived at 3 Norham End, Norham Road, Oxford. His effects went to John Charles Wilton Anstey 1952 GOLDSTRAW James Sidney. Leading Steward SLX773882 Royal Navy on HMS Newcastle. Born 5 September 1927 died 8 September 1952 aged 25. He was the grandson of William Goldstraw, son of Lilian McCarnwell. His fiancee Ella Mc Brearty of Rothsey died in 14 November 1952 He is at rest in Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan He is commemorated on his grandfather's memorial in Oakamoor Memorial Free Churchyard, Oakamoor, Staffordshire. At rest in Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan.

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