St Werburgh's Roman Catholic Parish, Chester

In Memoriam

In memory of those Parishioners of St Werburgh's Chester Who Died in Conflict 1914-1918

And those whose Faith is known to You alone

Dying You destroyed our deaths; rising You restored our lives

 

A new Great War Memorial is in preparation. It will contain the names of those listed below, members of the Armed Forces associated with St Werburgh's Parish who died during the Great War. Names in bold are those on the existing wall plaque (shown above).

  1. Airth, Edward James Pte 1st/5th Btn Durham Light Infantry 91498. Died: 27-05-1918 age 19
  2. Anderson, George Henry Sapper Royal Field Artillery, (T) 1254, Royal Engineers WR/19330. Died: 17-12-1918 age 22
  3. Ankers, Josiah Henry Pte 14th Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 66100. Died: 23-08-1918 age 22
  4. Baker, Albert Beckett Driver, No 1 Company A.S.C., TSR/51. Died: 21-01-1916
  5. Bartlett, George Sgt 8th Btn B Company, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 25629. Died: 08-04-1917 age 21
  6. Beatty, Hugh Pte 1/5th Btn Cheshire Regiment 3502. Died: 21-09-1916 age 39
  7. Beatty, Peter Leading Seaman SS 970 R.N. Died: 23-07-1917 age 30
  8. Beatty, Richard Michael Sapper 61st Motor Air Line Section Royal Engineers 172123. Died: 26-09-1918 age 29
  9. Bird, Walter Pte 12th Btn Cheshire Regiment 15307, Labour Corps 533783. Died: 12-06-1923 age 46
  10. Bird, William Joseph Pte 1st Btn Cheshire Regiment 49669. Died: 02-09-1918 age 38
  11. Boden, Thomas Sgt 5th Btn Cheshire Regiment 11891. Died: 24-05-1917 age 46
  12. Bradley, Arthur Sgt 1st 5th Btn Cheshire Regiment, 354 and 240022. Died: 15-10-1918 age 28
  13. Brandreth, Arthur Killingworth Bourne Pte 23rd (Service) Btn Royal Fusiliers PS2492. Died: 01-11-1916 age 36
  14. Brown, Michael Philip Co. Sgt Major A.S.C. T/752. Died: 17-06-1918 age 38
  15. Butler, James Pte Labour Corps 200597. Died: 20-03-1918 age 41
  16. Butler, William Patrick Pte 12th Btn Cheshire Regiment 33826. Died: 17-09-1915 age 35
  17. Caldwell, Alexander Cpl 5th Btn Cheshire Regiment. Died: 1915
  18. Campbell, Stanley Sgt 16th Btn King’s Royal Rifle Corps C/838. Died: 06-11-1916 age 26
  19. Campion, John Vincent Pte Plymouth Btn Royal Marine Light Infantry, Royal Navy Division PLY/17490. Died: 07-01-1916 age 19
  20. Carroll, John Pte
  21. Clayson, Matthew Australian Munitions Worker 22. Died: 01-12-1916 age 29
  22. Coghlan, Joseph Michael Cpl "Y” 20th Trench Mortar Bty Royal Horse Artillery 13429. Died: 19-06-1918 age 24
  23. Condon, James Pte 1/8th Btn King's Liverpool Regiment 3541. Died: 02-10-1916 age 44
  24. Connell, Edward Pte 1st Btn Cheshire Regiment 25229. Died: 05-09-1916 age 30
  25. Corrigan, J. Sgt
  26. Crean, Theodore Captain, 1st Btn Northants, latterly served with 4th Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Died: 26-10-1914 age 34
  27. Crimes, John Lance Cpl 1st Btn Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 7771. Died: 31-10-1914 age 29<
  28. Cunniff, Patrick Pte Kings Shropshire Regiment, transferred to Royal Warwickshire Regiment 203830-260200. Died: 24-09-1917 age 35
  29. D’Arcy, Joseph Pte 1st Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 18199. Died: 18-07-1916 age 23
  30. Dobbins, George Pte 8th Btn Cheshire Regiment 31067. Died: 29-01-1917 age 29
  31. Dobson, Thomas Lance Cpl 1st Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 4499. Died: 28-08-1916 age 26
  32. Dodsworth, Edmund Francis Lance Cpl London Regiment Royal Horse Artillery (London Rifle Brigade) 2305. Died: 02-07-1916 age 41
  33. Donnelly, Richard Lance Cpl Military Police Corps, Military Foot Police P/3849. Died: 27-03-1917 age 29
  34. Draycott, John Pte 11th Btn Cheshire Regiment 52695. Died: 23-11-1918 age 23
  35. Draycott, William Pte 1st Btn Grenadier Guards 13430. Died: 11-10-1917 age 27
  36. Farrell, George Pte 1st Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 5137. Died: 11-12-1914 age 18
  37. Farrell, James Pte 2nd Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 7969. Died: 25-10-1914 age 33
  38. Feeney, Thomas Pte 5th Btn Cheshire Regiment 1534. Died: 29-04-1915 age 22
  39. Field, Isaac Lance Cpl 490th Field Company Royal Engineers 7555. Died: 26-02-1919 age 31
  40. Fox, Thomas Pte 13th Btn Welsh Regiment 285225. Died: 26-04-1918 age 20
  41. Gaffney, James Pte Welsh Regiment 1681
  42. Garvey, James Pte Royal Defence Corps 30312. Died: 02-07-1917 age 51
  43. Gerrighty, Peter Pte 10th Btn Cheshire Regiment 59637. Died: 13-01-1918 age 37
  44. Gibson, Alfred John Cpl 1st Btn Life Guards 2916. Died: 13-05-1915 age 20
  45. Gough, Joseph Pte 3rd (Prince of Wales's) Rgt of Dragoon Guards D/5984. Died: 06-06-1915 age 26
  46. Goulding, Thomas Pte 1/5th Btn Cheshire Regiment 2728. Died: 10-10-1916 age 20
  47. Green, Francis Lance Cpl Cheshire Regiment 9459, Labour Corps 265299. Died: 22-02-1919 age 26
  48. Hall, Joseph 3rd Steward Mercantile Marine SS Diomed (Liverpool) 1126. Died: 22-08-1915 age 16
  49. Hargrove, Albert Edward Lance Cpl 15th Btn Cheshire Regiment 52439. Died: 26-03-1918 age 35
  50. Heaney, Thomas Francis Sgt Royal Engineers 45644. Died: 02-06-1918 age 50
  51. Hennessy, Richard John Lance Cpl 2nd Btn South Lancs. Regiment 2314. Died: 27-07-1915 age 40
  52. Higgins, Thomas 2nd Lt Royal Engineers, 130th Field Company. Died: 15-11-1916 age 26
  53. Hudson, William Thomas Pte Royal Welsh Fusiliers 46113. Died: 20-12-1916 age 31
  54. Hughes, A.F. Lt. Died: May 1917
  55. Hughes, George William Pte 12th Btn Cheshire Regiment 9035. Died: 20-10-1918 age 29
  56. Hughes, John Pte 1st/4th Btn Prince of Wales' Volunteers South Lancashire Regiment 4922, 202507. Died: 12-07-1917 age 28
  57. Hull, Frederick Lance Cpl 25th (Tyneside Irish) Btn Northumberland Fusiliers 59315. Died: 23-03-1918 age 25
  58. Jankinson, John Ernest Harrisson Pte 2nd Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 10703. Died: 09-05-1915 age 23
  59. Joinson, Michael Hugh Pte 9th Btn Cheshire Regiment 3751-49690. Died: 16-11-1916 age 20
  60. Joinson, Peter Pte 2nd Btn Cheshire Regiment 9291. Died: 02-03-1915 age 24
  61. Jones, Edward Vincent Pte Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry 11797. Died: 12-10-1915 age 29
  62. Jones, Frederick Pte 1st Btn Cheshire Regiment 9619. Died: 30-10-1914 age 19
  63. Jones, Walter Morissey Pte 2nd Btn Cheshire Regiment 8768. Died: 13-02-1915 age 23
  64. Kavanagh, Patrick Lance Cpl 1st Btn Irish Guards 10329. Died: 03-05-1918 age 36
  65. Kearns, John Pte 1st Btn East Yorkshire Regiment 7293. Died: 20-09-1914 age 29
  66. Kelly, James Francis Pte Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1540, Hampshire Regiment 32035. Died: 04-11-1918 age 28
  67. Kelly, John Sullivan Lance Cpl 1st Btn Leinster Regiment 10277. Died: 04-05-1915 age 21
  68. Kelly, Philip Luke Harrington Reg. Sgt Major 19th Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 23979. Died: 18-03-1916 age 52
  69. Kennedy, William Pte. Died: 1916 age 34
  70. Kerr, Francis Spiro Gunner A Battalion 86th Brigade Royal Field Artillery 2919, 686600. Died: 04-08-1918 age 25
  71. King, Thomas Pte 1st-7th Cheshire Regiment 4085, 241342. Died: 14-10-1918 age 21
  72. Kirby, James Pte 1st Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 4374. Died: 25-09-1916 age 23
  73. Leak, Matthew Pte No. 3 Depot, Cheshire Regiment 5974. Died: 04-06-1920 age 42
  74. Lowe, Thomas Henry 2nd Lt 7th Btn Border Regiment. Died: 23-04-1917 age 32
  75. Ludden, John Pioneer 9th Labour Company, Royal Engineers 122804. Died: 15-05-1916 age 46
  76. McCleary, Owen Pte Welsh Regiment 27228. Died: 08-08-1915 age 28
  77. McCormack, James Pte 1st Btn King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 7505. Died: 29-10-1914 age 33
  78. McDonald, Patrick A. Pte 4th Btn Grenadier Guards 25051. Died: 27-09-1916 age 36
  79. McElmeel, James Pte The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 94672. Died: 24-02-1919 age 19
  80. McElmeel, Thomas Patrick Sgt 20th Btn Manchester Regiment 25924. Died: 04-10-1918 age 26
  81. McGetrick, John Gunner 168th Siege Bty  Royal Garrison Artillery 284995. Died: 21-10-1918 age 36
  82. McGrogan, John Strain Bmdr Calcutta Volunteer Artillery Bty of the Indian Army, Royal Field Artillery. Died: 07-01-1917 age 27
  83. Morahan, Maurice Joseph Pte 1st/4th Btn 'A' Company Cheshire Regiment 50311. Died: 07-10-1918 age 32
  84. Moran, John Henry Gunner 248th-15th Siege Bty Royal Garrison Artillery 28469. Died: 16-12-1917 age 24
  85. Morley, Benjamin Lance Cpl 1st Btn Somerset Light Infantry 44538, previously 13090 Shropshire Light Infantry. Died: 24-10-1918 age 35
  86. Mullins, Alfred Pte 1/5th Btn Cheshire Regiment 50560. Died: 14-04-1917 age 19
  87. Murphy, Joseph Driver 1st Company, Army Service Corps, Catterick TS/268A. Died: 21-11-1916 age 40/46/55
  88. Murphy, Maurice Pte 2nd/9th Btn Manchester Regiment 352363. Died: 09-10-1917 age 20
  89. O’Hara, John Pte. Died: 1916
  90. O’Leary, Patrick
  91. Patterson, Michael Pte 2nd Btn Cheshire Regiment 10324. Died: 16-04-1915 age about 39
  92. Peet, John Hatton Pte Royal Fusiliers, posted to 2nd/2nd Btn London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 167478. Died: 26-10-1917 age 26
  93. Pickering, Albert Henry Gunner 6th Siege Bty Royal Garrison Artillery 24398. Died: 22-07-1915 age 36
  94. Price, George Driver Army Service Corps DM2/164787. Died: 03-05-1917
  95. Rafferty, John Pte 1st/5th Btn Cheshire Regiment 241037, previously 3480 Infantry Base Depot. Died: 19-04-1917 age 34
  96. Rahill, Peter Joseph Lt 5th Btn Cheshire Regiment, transferred to Royal Air Force. Died: 02-06-1918 age 20
  97. Roach, James Herbert Pte "E" Training Battalion Machine Gun Corps 178386. Died: 20-01-1919 age 29
  98. Roberts, Edward Owen Lt Royal Defence Force. Died: 29-01-1917 age 48
  99. Rogers, Michael Pte 1st Btn Cheshire Regiment 8538. Died: 28-06-1917 age 27
  100. Rowlands, John Pte 1st Btn King's Shropshire Light Infantry 7657. Died: 05-10-1914 age 27
  101. Sharkey, James Thomas Pte 2nd Btn Cheshire Regiment 8171. Died: 18-02-1915 age 25
  102. Siddall, Henry Q.M. Sgt Royal Army Medical Corps 19070. Died: 18-12-1918 age 33
  103. Simmons, George
  104. Stacey, Vincent Pte 2nd Btn Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding) Regiment 9706. Died: 03-04-1915 age 24
  105. Stretch, Joseph Driver Royal Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade 735584. Died: 03-01-1918
  106. Sullivan, Arthur Dennis Lance Cpl 1st Btn Cheshire Regiment 9519. Died: 22-10-1914 age 22
  107. Sumpter, Andrew Pte 10th Btn Cheshire Regiment 35147. Died: 01-08-1917 age 26
  108. Tatler, John Cpl 21st Btn Manchester Regiment 19816. Died: 04/07-10-1917 age 26
  109. Thompson Alexander Pte 2nd Btn Cheshire Regiment 10428. Died: 03-10-1915
  110. Vahey, Andrew Charles Lance Cpl South Wales Borderers 41641. Died: 11-04-1918 age 18
  111. Vickers, Henry Pte 15th Btn Lancashire Fusiliers 10265. Died: 01-07-1916 age 24
  112. Vickers, John Louis Pte 2/5 Btn Royal Warwickshire Regiment 7321. Died: 01-07-1916 age 20
  113. Vickers, Percy Joseph Pte 1/7 Btn Lancashire Fusiliers 2003. Died: 20-12-1915 age 22
  114. Waldron, Thomas Pte King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment and Royal Engineers 7494-24644. Died: 12-12-1916 age 31
  115. Walsh, Michael Pte 5th Siege Company, Royal Engineers, Royal Monmouthshire 6071. Died: 07-01-1916 possibly age 35
  116. Ward, Thomas Cpl 1st Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 4375. Died: 21-05-1915 age 22
  117. Warren, Wilfred Joseph Sgt 80th Field Company, Royal Engineers 42990. Died: 30-10-1917 age 29
  118. Wauters, Constant Soldaat First Line Infantry, Belgian Army 2KLBV1906. Died: 11-03-1915 age 26
  119. White, Charles Henry Lance Cpl 1st Btn Border Regiment 34931. Died: 22-08-1918 age 31
  120. Whitley, William Henry Pte 12th Btn Cheshire Regiment 13606. Died: 25-04-1917 age 30