SCREEN WALL MEMORIAL WORLD WAR TWO

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Address:

Carmountside Cemetery & Crematorium,

Leek Road,

Milton,

Stoke-on-Trent,

England

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Type: Freestanding
Description: Wall
Materials:
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: It commemorates the men who were cremated at this location. Their ashes are interred here, location unknown.
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All at rest in ummarked graves in Carmountside Cemetery and Crematorium. Commemorated on a Screen Wall at this location. It appears they were cremated. Lieutenant JOHN PHILIP BARLOW. Royal Naval (VR) on HMS Ettrick died 4 July 1943 aged 25. Son of Percy Hawthorn Barlow and Margaret Julia Barlow, of Wolstanton, Stoke-on-Trent. B.A. Hons. (Oxon.). Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at 47 Kings Avenue, Winstanton, Staffordshire died on date stated. His effects went to Percy Hawthorn Barlow, retired schoolmaster. --------- Lance Corporal 14504292 MICHAEL ROBERT BESWICK. Royal Engineers died 29 June 1944 aged 20. Son of Wilfrid and Ethel Beswick, of Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent.--------- Aircraftman 1st Class 1005012 WILLIAM JAMES BIDDULPH. Royal Air Force (VR) died 15 February 1947 aged 29. Son of William Thomas Biddulph and Rose Biddulph, of Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, husband of Joan Biddulph, of Hanley.--------- Corporal 5258117, ARTHUR BOULTON. Worcestershire Regiment died 4 July 1945 aged 35 at Newcastle under Lym, Staffordshire . Son of Arthur Henry and Hannah Boulton of Paddock Lane, Aldridge, Staffordshire. ----------- Private 13002177, LAWRENCE COOPER. Pioneer Corps died 5 November 1946 aged 51. Husband of Harriett Cooper, of Meir, Stoke-on-Trent. Grandson of Elizabeth Cooper--------- Lance Corporal 2044348 John Thomas DAWSON. (Military Medal) 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment died 24 August 1946 aged 24. Son of John Thomas Dawson and Gertrude Dawson, nee Lovatt of Stoke-on-Trent. Warrant Officer Class II (C.S.M.) 5047300 REGINALD DAY. North Staffordshire Regiment died 14 January 1946 aged 24. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at 7 Trentham Road, Penkhall, Stoke on Trent died on day stated. His effects went Clara Frances Day, widow.-------- Sergeant 937441, THOMAS FREDERICK EBRILL. 104 Squadron, Royal Air Force died 24 July 1941 aged 21 on board a Vickers Wellington Bomber attacking the battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau at Brest. when the plane was attacked by a German fighter aircraft. The death was registered at Exeter. Born 1919 at Wolstanton to Alfred and Frances Emily Ebrill, nee Mullington of Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent. https://thehistorymanatlarge.blogspot.co.uk/2010/08/raf-bomb-brest-july-1941.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2peopleswar/stories/53/a7259853.shtml---------- Sapper 14084876, JAMES WILLIAM EDWARDS. Royal Engineers died 31 December 1947 aged 20 in the Registration District of Stratford upon Avon Born in Stoke on Trent to James and Florence L nee Lee.------- Private T/10668213, ARTHUR FINNEY. Royal Army Service Corps died 23 June 1944 aged 38. Son of William and Gertrude Finney, of Stoke-on-Trent, husband of Morna Finney, of Normacot, Stoke-on-Trent. Wills and Admin. He resided at 60 Furnace Road, Longton, Stoke on Trent. Died on date stated and his effects went to Alfred Harvey, potters thrower.--------- Leading Seaman C/JX 249653,WILFRID JOHN FRENCH. Royal Navy on HMS Excalibur, died 13 August 1944 aged 31 from a laceration of his brain, haemorrhage, he received in action on board. Son of William Henry and Evelyn May French, husband of Doris Winifred French, of Loughton, Essex. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at 12 Roundmead Avenue, Loughton, Essex died on date stated, his effects went to his wife, Doris.-------- Private D/28661, EDMUND GUNN. North Staffordshire Regiment died 24 January 1947 aged 51. Son of Thomas and Alicia Gunn, husband of Mary Gunn, of Meir, Stoke-on-Trent. In 1911 he was living with his parents and siblings at 41 Meir Lane, Meir, near Longton, Staffordshire, occupation, milk delivery boy. He was cremated at Carmountside Crematorium, Stoke on Trent and ashes buried. He is commemorated on a CWGC Screen Wall at the place. ---------- Private 7678800, PERCIVAL KENNETH HAND. Royal Army Pay Corps died 2 March 1941 aged 27. Son of Thomas and Ruth Hand, of Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, husband of Joan Hand, of Newcastle-under-Lyme. B.Com. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at 28 Whitfield Avenue, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. Died 2 March 1941 at 22nd General Hospital Copthorne, Salop. His effects went to his wife, Joan.-------- Captain 88957, JOHN RICHARD HANDFORD. Royal Artillery died 10 February 1944 aged 51. Son of William Boycott Handford and Margaret Emma Handford, husband of Norah Handford, of Barlaston. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at 10 Quarry Avenue, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent died on date stated. His effects went to his wife, Norah.--------- Sergeant (Pilot) 748123, JOHN HOCKNELL. 256 Squadron, Royal Air Force (VR). Died 12 March 1941 aged 21. Son of Hetty Doris Brown, of Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at 143 Victoria Road, Tunstall, Stoke on Trent died 12 March 1941 at Imber, near Devizes, Wiltshire. His effects went to Hetty Doris Brown wife of Leonard Brown and the said Leonard Brown, company director. ---------- Leading Aircraftman (U/T Pilot) 1433457, FRED HUGHES. , Royal Air Force (VR) died 12 April 1943 aged 30. Son of Harry and Elizabeth Ethel Hughes, husband of Ethel Hughes, of Newcastle-under-Lyme. A.T.C.L. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at 11 Primrose Grove, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire died on date stated. His effect went to his wife, Ethel. --- Credit Bomber County for some of the below information, from 'crashed' Killed RAFC Oxford AB766, crashed at 1650hrs near Cranwell South when it collided with a drogue cable after takeoff. It became fouled around the starboard wing causing the pilot to lose control of the aircraft. LAC Fred Hughes was killed in the crash.---------- Gunner 1701761, WILLIAM HURST. 23rd Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery died 12 May 1946. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at 24 William Avenue, Meir, Stoke on Trent died 12 May 1946 aged 36 at 578 Newcastle Road Stoke on Trent. His effects went to Ivy Hurst, widow. ----------- Gunner 1833084, WALTER Robert JACKSON. 124 Battery, 38th Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery. Born 28 April 1909 died 19 February 1945 aged 36. Son of Walter Charles and Lily Jackson, husband of Matilda Rose Jackson, nee Edwards of Aldgate, London. In 1911 he was living with his parents at 79 Bygrove Street, Poplar, London. His father served as Private 841301, 32nd London Regiment. Enlisted 8 December 1915 aged 31 and 4 months and posted to the army reserve. Called to the colours on the 6th April 1917. He survived the war. --------- Major 185727, FREDERICK MALLALIEU. Mentioned in Despatches. Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers died 27 March 1946 aged 40. Son of Norman and Gertrude Mary Mallalieu husband of Florence Marjorie Mallalieu, of Willaston, Crew, Cheshire. A.M.I.M.E. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at the Grey Mount, Crewe Road, Wistaston near Crewe died 27 March 1946 at Altrincham, Cheshire. His effects of £2762 5s went to the Westminster Bank, Limited. ----------- Brigadier PHILLIP JAMES ARTHUR MONTAGUE. (Military Cross) Royal Artillery and Commands and Staff, General Staff died 29 November 1940 aged 50. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at The Yellow House, Sunderland Drive, Newcastle-under Lyme, Staffordshire died on date stated. His effects went to Claire Montague, widow. ---------- Private 13107016, WILLIAM EDWIN MYATT. Pioneer Corps died 1 March 1946 aged 44. Son of Frederick and Ellen Mary Myatt, husband of Annie Myatt, of Newcastle-under-Lyme.--------- Second Lieutenant 165795, ALAN DERRICK ROSCOE. Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry, attached to 1st Wing The Glider Pilot Regimant, Army Air Corps died 14 June 1942 aged 21. Son of Harry and Elizabeth Annie Roscoe, of Hanford, Stoke-on-Trent. B.A. (Oxon.). His brother Geoffrey Lawrence also fell.---------- Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) 42900, GEOFFREY LAWRENCE ROSCOE. 87 Squadron, Royal Air Force died 24 February 1942 aged 25. Son of Colonel Harry and Elizabeth Annie Roscoe, of Hanford, Stoke-on-Trent husband of Barbara Anne Roscoe. His brother Alan Derrick also fell-------- Private 14585794 THOMAS SCOTT. Royal Army Medical Corps died 20 February 1947 aged 40. Son of Colonel Thomas and Mary Ellen Scott, husband of Eva May Scott. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at Royal Brine Baths Stafford died 20 February 1947 outside the General Post Office Staffordshire. His effects went to John Willie Hope, local government official. -------- Corporal 1387227, ROBERT HUGH SPITE. Royal Air Force (VR) died 15 January 1944 aged 23. Son of Joseph Lacy Spite and Kathleen Nellie Spite, of Newcastle-under-Lyme. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at 36 Emery Avenue, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. Died 15 January 1944 at RAF station, Swanton Morley, Norfolk. His effects went to Joseph Frederick Lace Spite, insurance agent. ------- Aircraftman 2nd Class, (U/T Pilot) Wireless Operator 1208708 JACK TRAFFORD. Royal Air Force (VR) Died 29 June 1941 aged 20. Son of Percy Mears and Phyllis May Trafford, of Leek. Following part extraction credit to a book called In Name Only. Story of 101 soldiers, sailors and airmen from leek who died in WW2 He trained at Blackpool and was posted to Bobbington arifield of 400 acres at Bobbington South Staffordshire. On the 29th June 1941 day after he qualified as air gunner, wirless operator he was taken for his first training flight. The pilot got into difficulties on take off and crashed onto golf course. He died along with another crewman the others survived. He was cremated at Carmountside, Stoke on Trent. ----------- Leading Aircraftman 1583598, MAURICE EDWARD TREVOR. Royal Air Force (VR) died 7 September 1944 aged 20. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at 269 Sandon Road, Meir, Staffordshire. Died 7 September 1944 on war service at Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire. His effects went to Wallace Trevor, wages clerk. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hairmyres_Hospital----------- Lieutenant 762816, JOHN BAXTER TROTTER. 7th Border Regiment died 12 November 1946 aged 49 at Stoke on Trent Registration District He formerly served and fought in the Great war as 2nd Lieutenant John Baxter Trotter, 1st Border Regiment, then Lieutenant 3rd Border Regiment and 5th Scottish Rifles. His medal card shows and address of 54 Union Street, Glasgow then Roebank, Park Road, Johnstone, Renfrewshire. Son of James Parlane and Elizabeth Trotter, nee Baxter. In 1901 he was living with his parents at 48 Carnarvon Street, Glasgow Park, Lanarkshire. ------------ Leading Stoker D/L13729, JOHN TUNSTALL. Royal Navy died 5 September 1944 aged 40. Husband of Lucy Tunstall, of Sneyd Green, Stoke-on-Trent. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. He resided at 8 Melrose Avenue, Sneyd Green, Stoke-on-Trent, died on date stated. His effects went to his wife, Lucy. ----------- Leading Aircraftman (U/T Pilot) 1365042, ROBERT PRIMROSE YELLOWLEES. Royal Air Force died 20 April 1941 aged 26 in West Cheshire. Son of David and Mary Ann Taylor Wingate Yellowlees, of Elderslie, Renfrewshire. He lived at Strachurmore Farm, Strachur.----------- He died along with LAC (U/T Pilot) 1060860 Peter William Sampson. RAFVR aged 20 son of Peter and Jessie Sampson of Bedington, Cheshire. Both were in Master Miles Master N7490 training aircraft of 5FTS (Flying Training School) hit a wire fence while low flying and crashed at Tarporley, Cheshire. Both received fatal injuries----------

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