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Gnosall & District Branch

In Memorial

Poppy Field

This page is for those who wish to honour a fallen serviceman and women or in memorial of a person who served and is no longer with us. Lest We Forget.

Conflicts before 1914

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe First Anglo-Sikh War 1845 to 1846 No casualty list, but one of the many books can be purchased here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Indian Rebellion (The Indian Mutiny) 1857 to 1859 You can purchase a book containing the casualty list via this link

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Second Anglo-Afghan War 1878 to 1881 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Anglo-Zulu War 1879 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallCrimean War 1853 to 1856 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallIndian Mutiny 1857 to 1859 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Anglo-Zanzibar War 1896 (Shortest War in history lasting 45 minutes) one Petty Officer wounded.

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Mahdist War 1898 No casualty list found.

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Second Boer War 1899 to 1902 casualty list click here

The First World War "The Great War" 1914 - 1918 and Conflicts up to 1939

Poppy %20Cross %20small16866 Private John Adderley, 7th Battalion, The North Staffordshire Regiment- Died of wounds Saturday 15th April 1916 age 37. Buried Amara War Cemetery, Iraq*

Poppy %20Cross %20small432044 Private John Lawrence Baugust, 49th Bn. Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)- Awarded Military Medal for conspicuous gallantry 8th June 1917. Killed in action Wednesday 4th July, 1917. Buried La Chaudiere Military Cemetery, Vimy, Pas de Calais, France*

Poppy %20Cross %20small1389 Private Ronald Henry Baugust, 15th Bn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment- Killed in action Sunday 3rd September 1916. No known grave, but commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France*

Poppy %20Cross %20small203210 Private George Beeston, 2nd Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment- Killed in action Sunday 29th 1918. Buried Noyelles-sur-L'Escaut Communal Cemetery, Nord, France*

Poppy %20Cross %20small2262 Private John Bernard, 1st Bn. Welsh Guards- Died Wednesday 31st January 1917 age 22. Buried Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme, France*

Poppy %20Cross %20small8999 Lance Corporal George Betts, 2nd Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment-Killed in action on Tuesday 27th October 1914. No known grave but commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium*

Poppy %20Cross %20small2nd Lieutenant Bernard Bocking, Yorkshire Regiment, attd. 11th Bn., East Yorkshire Regiment- Awarded Military Cross for gallantry July 1918. Killed in action on Wednesday 21st August 1918, aged 20. Buried Outtersteene Cemetery, Bailleul, Nord, France*

Poppy %20Cross %20small2nd Lieutenant John Webb Bocking, 3rd Bn. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry attd. 2nd/4th Bn London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)- Awarded Croix de Guerre. Killed in action 24th April 1918 age 22. No known grave but is commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France*

Poppy %20Cross %20small45287 Private Alec Bratton, 13th Bn. York and Lancaster Regiment- Killed in action Friday 12th April 1918, age 19. No known grave, but is commemorated on Ploegseert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium*

Poppy %20Cross %20small10651 Private John Bridgen, 6th Bn South Lancashire Regiment-  Died because of his injuries on the 22nd July 1917 , age 32. Buried in Warrington Cemetary, UK *

Poppy %20Cross %20small18828 Private Herbert Broome, 1st Bn. King's Shropshire Light Infantry-Killed in action on Monday 25th September 1916, age 18. No known grave, but is commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France*

Poppy %20Cross %20small12229 Private Edwin Brough, 9th Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment- Killed in action in France on Friday 5th October 1917. No known grave but is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke*

Poppy %20Cross %20small5210 Warrant Officer Class 1 Regimental Sergeant Major John Brough, 1st Bn North Staffordshire Regiment- Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal for conspicuous gallantry - 11th March 1916. Killed in action on Thursday 21st March 1918. No known grave but is commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France*

Poppy %20Cross %20small59339 Gunner John Brown, "J" Battery, Royal Horse Artillery- Killed by a lightening strike on Sunday 10th June 1917, age 26. Buried Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France*

Poppy %20Cross %20smallWR/206248 Sapper David Cartwright, Royal Engineers- Died on Thursday 20th February 1919, age 29. Buried Charleroi Communal Cemetery, Hainaut, Belgium*

Poppy %20Cross %20small11518 Thomas Cartwright, 1st Bn Coldstream Guards- Died of wounds on Friday 24th November 1916 age 27. Buried Grove Town Cemetery, Somme, France*

Poppy %20Cross %20small40191 Private James Cooper, 1st Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers- Killed in action on Wednesday 18th July 1917 age 24. Buried in Bard Cottage Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium*

Poppy %20Cross %20small41877 Private Joseph Cooper, 1st Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment- Died on Sunday 28th April 1918, age 19. Buried in Dueval Communal Cemetery, Italy*

Poppy %20Cross %20smallDavies, A. Unfortunately no further details at present*

Poppy %20Cross %20small47437 Rifleman Francis Dean, 1st Bn. Royal Irish Rifles-Died of wounds on Sunday 28th October 1917, age 22. Buried Rois Arbres Cemetery, Nord, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small29216 Private Ernest William Dolphin, 1st Bn East Lancashire Regiment-Killed in action on Thursday 4th October 1917, age 31. No known grave but is commemorated on Tyne cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small8522 Corporal Arthur Dodd, 1st Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment- Died at home on Wednesday 21st June 1916, age 27. Buried St. Mathews Churchyard, Derrington*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small7842 Private Charley Edgerton, "C" Coy. 1st Bn. King?s Shropshire Light Infantry- Killed in action on Monday 9th August 1915, age 30*

 Poppy %20Cross %20smallEllis, C. Unfortunately no further details at present*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small11502 Private John William Ensor, 1st Bn., Coldstream Guards- Killed in action on Tuesday 22nd December 1914, age 23. No known grave but is commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small1117 Private John Harold Fellows, 14th Bn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment-Killed in action on Saturday 22nd July 1916, age 29. No known grave but is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20smallW/R263123 Sergeant Harry Ferriday, 34th Light Railway Operating Coy. Royal Engineers- Died on Saturday 22nd February 1919, age 30. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small30337 Private Harry Fowell, 7th Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment- Died of wounds in Persia on Wednesday 18th September 1918. No known grave but is commemorated on the Tehran War Memorial*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small300996 Private John Fullwood, 1st Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment- Died at home on Tuesday 3rd June 1919, age 35. Buried in Gnosall (St.Lawrence) Churchyard*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small30751 Private Albert Higgs, 17th Bn. York and Lancaster Regiment (Labour Corps)- Killed in action on Tuesday 23rd April 1918, age 37*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small7335 Sergeant Edwin Holmes, 2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment- Killed in action on Sunday 20th September 1914. Buried in Chauny Communal Cemetery, Aisne, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small14633 Sergeant Arthur Jenkinson, 8th Bn Royal Berkshire Regiment- Killed in action on Tuesday 28th September 1915, age 22. Buried in Pont-a-Vendin Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small12437 Private Henry George Johnson, 1st Bn King's Shropshire Light Infantry- Died of wounds on Wednesday 25th September 1918. Buried in Brie British Cemetery, Somme, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small4530 Private William Joseph Johnson, 1st/6th North Staffordshire Regiment- Killed in action on Saturday 1st July 1916 age 27. No known grave but is commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small41473 Private David Charles Jones, 2nd Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment- Killed in action on Tuesday 14th August 1917. Buried in Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Langemark, Belgium*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small20248 Private Fred Jones, 1st Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment- Killed in action on Thursday 12th October 1916, age 21. He has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small9253 Corporal William Walter Jones, 1st Bn. North Stafford Regiment-Killed in action on Tuesday 13th October 1914, age 24. Buried in Outtersteene Communal Cemetery, Bailleul, Nord, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small437994 Private Richard Sydney Juckes, 14th Bn. Canadian Infantry (Montreal) Regiment- Killed in action on Tuesday 27th June 1916, age 24. He has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small27357 Private Reginald Lawrence, 15th/17th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment-Killed in action on Friday 12th April 1918, age 27. He has no known grave but is remembered on Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small100062 Gunner John Thomas Marshall, 280th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery- Killed in action on Monday 11th June 1917, age 35. Buried in Kandahar Farm Cemetery, Heuvelland, Belgium*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small5450 Private William McGrane, 1st Bn. Irish Guards- Killed in action on Tuesday 16th March 1915. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Cuinchy, Pas-de-Calais, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small43592 Private William Thomas Mullarkey, 1st/5th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)- Killed in action on Thursday 3rd October 1918. He has no known grave but is remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small40675 Private John Newcombe, 12th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment- Killed in action on Thursday 3rd May 1917 age 37. He has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small10340 Private Robert Osborne, 1st Bn. King's Shropshire Light Infantry-Killed in action on Sunday 18th July 1915. Buried in La Brique Military Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium*

 Poppy %20Cross %20smallS/11949 Rifleman George Perry, 1st Bn. Rifle Brigade- Killed in action on Sunday 1st December 1917 age 28. Buried in Monchy British Cemetery, Monchy-le-Preux, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small81293 Private Francis James Price, 2nd Bn. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)- Died of wounds on Wednesday 20th November 1918 age 25. Buried in Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small18556 Private Arthur Richard, 1st Bn. Grenadier Guards- Killed in action on Monday 25th September 1916. He has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small1270 Lance Corporal John Thomas Rose, 4th Bn. Guards Machine Gun Regiment- Killed in action on Friday 23rd August 1918 age 23. Buried in Douchy-les-Ayette Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20smallDM2/163781 Private John Charles Smith, Army Service Corps- Died of wounds on Thursday 17th October 1918 age 23. Buried in Tourgeville Cemetery, Calvados, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small9433 Private H. Smith, 2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment- Killed in action on the 25th September 1915. Buried in Cambrin Military Cemetary, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20smallG/63044 Private Hubert Isaac Smith, 7th Bn. Middlesex Regiment- Killed in action on Tuesday 27th August 1918. Buried in Suzanne Cemetery, Somme, France*

Poppy %20Cross %20small 8143 Private Arthur Edward Taylor, 3rd Bn. King's Shropshire Light Infantry-Died of wounds Sunday 2nd January 1916 age 34. Buried in Gnosall (St. Lawrence) Churchyard*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small20032 Private Arthur W Taylor, 12th Bn. Highland Light Infantry-Died of wounds on Tuesday 20th June 1916. Buried in Vermelles Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small8793 Private J. Taylor, 2nd Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment- Killed in Action on the 6th of November 1917. Buried in Lapugnoy Cemetary, France.*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small16887 Private George Turner, 2nd Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment- Killed in action on Sunday 4th March 1917, age 36. He has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small13912 Corporal Charles Venables, 7th Bn. King's Shropshire Light Infantry-Died of wounds on Tuesday 16th January 1917, age 23. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small43568 Private Samuel Venables, 11th Bn. Suffolk Regiment- Killed in action Tuesday 9th April 1918 age 38. Has no known grave but is remembered on Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium*

Poppy %20Cross %20small 40029 Private Frank Watkiss, 1st Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment- Died of wounds on Sunday 16th September 1917 age 23. Buried in Knightley Churchyard, Knightley, Gnosall, Stafford*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small23806 Private W. Wells, 2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment- Killed in Action on the 17th September 1916.Buried in Euston Road Cemetary, Colincamps, France*

Poppy %20Cross %20small 30335 Private Herbert Winfield, 4th Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment- Died of wounds on Sunday 5th May 1918 age 20.

 Poppy %20Cross %20small41902 Private John Thomas Woodfield, 1*t Bn. Cambridgeshire Regiment-Killed in action on Thursday 8th August 1918. Buried in Beacon Cemetery, Somme, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small7649 Private George Victor Worrall, 1st Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment-Died of wounds on Sunday 31st October 1914. Has no known grave but is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium*

Poppy %20Cross %20smallEaster Rising, Ireland 1916 No casualty list found.

Conflicts from 1918 to 1939

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Third Anglo-Afghan War 1919

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Irish War of Independance 1919 to 1921

Poppy %20Cross %20smallPalestine 1922 to 1948 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Spanish Civil War 1936 to 1939 casualty list click here

The Second World War 1939 - 1945 and Conflicts up to 1950

Poppy %20Cross %20small4917930 Private Samuel Gordon Badger, 2nd (Airborne) Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment- Died on Friday 9th July 1943 age 24. Has no known grave but is remembered on Cassino Memorial, Italy*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small2616934 Lance Sargeant William Gordon Cox, 1st Bn. Grenadier Guards-Killed in action on Tuesday 26th April 1945 age 26. Buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany*

 Poppy %20Cross %20smallFX78549 Leading Airman Vernon Vickers Hatfield, HMS Heron, Royal Navy-Died on Thursday 13th May 1943, age 21. Buried Gnosall (St. Lawrence) Churchyard*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small324803 Sergeant Douglas Owen Henn, Staffordshire Yeomanry (Royal Armoured Corps)- Died of wounds Tuesday 18th July 1944. Buried Hermanville War Cemetery, Calvados, France*

 Poppy %20Cross %20smallFlying Officer (Navigator) Reginald Charles Jaques, 576 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve- Died on Thursday 16th December 1943, age 30. Buried in Cambridge City Cemetery*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small1214347 Sergeant (Pilot) George Reginald Lees, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve- Died on Wednesday 29th September 1943, age 22. Buried in Gnosall (St. Lawrence) Churchyard*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small1691695 Leading Aircraftman James Arthur Smith, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve- Died on Saturday 3rd June 1944, age 21*

 Poppy %20Cross %20smallStribbings, E. R. Unfortunately no further details at present*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small4035500 Lance Sergeant John Joseph Winfield, 2nd Bn. King's Shropshire Light Infantry- Killed in action Tuesday 17th October 1944, age 25. Buried in Venray War Cemetery, Limburg, Holland*

 Poppy %20Cross %20small4927999 Lance Corporal William Winfield, 1st (Airborne) Bn. Royal Ulster Rifles- Killed in action Wednesday 7th June 1944, age 22. Buried in Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France*

Some of the information marked with an * at the end is with kind appreciation and thanks to Mr Bob Johnson.

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Greek Civil War 1944 to 1947

Conflicts from 1945 to 1968

Poppy %20Cross %20smallMalayan Emergency 1948 to 1960 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallYangtze River Incident 1949 casualty list click here

 Poppy %20Cross %20smallKorean War 1950 - 1953 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Canal Zone Emergency, Egypt 1951 to 1953 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Mau Mau Insurgency 1952 to 1956

Poppy %20Cross %20smallKenya 1952 to 1960

Poppy %20Cross %20smallCyprus 1955 to 1959 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallSuez Crisis 1956 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Muscat and Oman Intervention 1957 to 1959

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Jordan Intervention 1959

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Ugandan Army Mutiny 1964 

Poppy %20Cross %20smallBorneo 1962 to 1966 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallOman and Dhofar 1962 to 1975 casualty list click

Poppy %20Cross %20smallAden Emergency (Including Rafan) 1963 to 1967 casualty list click here

Conflicts from 1968 to present

Poppy %20Cross %20smallNorthern Ireland 1969 to 2007 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallFalklands War 1982 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallFirst Gulf War (Liberation of Kuwait) 1990 to 1991 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallSecond Gulf War (Freedom of Iraq) 2003 to 2011 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Balkans War (Former Yugoslavia) 1992 to 2001 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Kosovo War 1998 to 1999 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallCivil War in Sierra Leone 2000 casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallAfghanistan Conflict 2011 to present casualty list click here

Poppy %20Cross %20smallThe Libyan Civil War 2011 (A serviceman was killed in a road traffic collision)

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