Soldiers of Whittington (Staffs)

List of Soldiers who died in Whittington (Staffs)
and were buried in St. Giles Churchyard

Transcription kindly submitted by Jeanagh Punter

SurnameForename(s)Rank RegimentNotes
BISSENDEN H N Serjeant 9966. Depot. North Staffordshire Regiment.6th August 1915. Age 40.
BREWIN S J R Private 42681. Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of phthisis 19th February 1919. Age 23. Son of S.R. and Edith Brewin of Whittington, Lichfield.
BUCKLE A C Lieutenant Colonel Northamptonshire Regiment. 21st December 1918.
BURRELLRICHARDPrivate2nd Battalion The Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died of Enteric Fever at LichfieldDied 1st October 1911
CARTER J E Private M M 2234. 6th Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment.11th March 1919. Age 35.
COLLINS A Corporal 29358. 1st Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.).2nd October 1915. Age 46. Husband of A. Collins of Marsden Cottage, Roman Catholic Cemetery, Trichinopoly, India.
CORCORAN JOHN Gunner 11257679. 304 Bty. 98 Lt. A.A. Regt. Royal Artillery.22nd December 1941. Age 39. Son of Thomas and Sarah Corcoran; husband of Mary Corcoran of Maghull, Lancashire.
CROOM ROBERT Private 3/7250. 1st Garrison Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment. 16th January 1916. Age 50. Husband of Hannah Croom of 16 Bonfield Terrace, Walcott St., Hessle Rd., Hull.
CRUMP F Private 10467. Depot. North Staffordshire Regiment. 25th February 1917.
CUMMINGSJ Boy22271699. South Staffordshire Regiment. 2nd July 1949. Age 16.
DRURYH FPrivate23796716. Staffordshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's). 24th November 1960. Age 20.
DUNNLEONARDDrummer2nd Battalion The Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died of Enteric Fever at Lichfield.4th October 1911. Buried at Farnborough near Banbury.
ECCLESTONWILLIAMPrivate2nd Battalion The Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died of Enteric Fever at Lichfield17th October 1911.
ELSDON THOMAS BEALING Private 32158. Dorsetshire Regiment transf. to (281677) Labour Corps. 2nd March 1919. Age 36. Born at Lichfield. Husband of Lucy Elsdon of 3 Bradford Street, Tamworth.
FERGUSON R A Private 8968. 2nd Bn. Durham Light Infantry.8th August 1914.
FODEN R Private 487. 6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment.30th April 1921. Age 21.
FOY R Private 8006. 3rd Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment.28th July 1916.
GINN A Serjeant 7115. 13th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.). 11th February 1916. Age 34. Son of Mrs. Ann Ginn of Bedford; husband of Eva Bezant (formerly Ginn) of 21York Grove, Queen's Rd., Peckham, London.
GORDON GEORGE Corporal T1/SR/999. 11th Reserve Park. Army Service Corps. 6th March 1915.
GRATTON W J Private 30206. 14th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.)29th October 1915.
GUEST CYRIL Private 4918564. South Staffordshire Regiment.30th December 1939. Age 27.
HACKNEYAPrivateDied 14th July 1931.
HALL HARRY SPENCER Lieutenant Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of pneumonia 14th March 1915. Age 35. Son of Henry Sinclair Hall and Anne Leigh Keturah Hall of 9 The Avenue, Clifton, Bristol.
HANDBY LEO PATRICK Gunner 1746915. 400 Bty. 122 H.A.A. Regt. Royal Artillery.27th April 1941. Age 31. Son of Bertram and Blanche Handby; husband of Othiloe Handby of Upper Holloway, London.
HARDYROBERT JAMESPrivate2nd Battalion The Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died of Enteric Fever at LichfieldDied 28th September 1911
HINDLE JAMES Private 6745. 13th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers.15th April 1916. Husband of the late Margaret Hindle of 59 Kirk St., Bolton.
HINTON JAMES Lance Corporal 4924323. 14th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment. 23rd March 1942. Age 22. Son of William and Florence Hinton of Lichfield.
HOLLICK A Private 64299. 15th Bn. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry transf. to (424526) 490th Agricultural Coy. Labour Corps. 27th October 1918. Age 25. Son of Joseph and Mary Hollick. Born at Bradmore, Wolverhampton.
HORROCKS ALBERT Private 13710. 13th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of accidental injuries 2nd November 1915. Age 44. Son of Joseph Horrocks. Born at Salford, Manchester.
HUGHES J Private 17470. 3rd Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment.25th November 1915.
JUKES MICHAEL EGERTON EWART Lieutenant 14th Bn. Manchester Regiment. 4th September 1915. Age 33. Son of Ewart and Ida Catherine Jukes of 110 Holbein House, Sloane Sq., London. Born at Wimbledon, London.
KENNEDY RODERICK Private 3327162. Pioneer Corps.8th June 1942. Age 21. Son of Archibald and Ann Kennedy of Glasgow.
LAFFERTY MATTHEW Private 3053. 18th (Queen Mary's Own) Hussars.3rd July 1915. Age 23.
McCABE J Private 33817. 159th Coy. Royal Defence Corps.24th March 1917.
MEADE JIM PATRICK CONNOI Second Lieutenant 145889. 4th Bn. Royal Welch Fusiliers.8th December 1917
MELLON EDGAR JAMES Company Quartermaster Serjeant 68985. 200th Protection Coy. Royal Defence Corps. 16th May 1918. Age 34. Son of James and Sara Mellon of Lichfield: husband of Jessie Elsie Beresford (formerly Mellon) of Fennel St., Ashford, Derbyshire.
NICHOLLS W Private 19767. 1st Garrison Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment.26th November 1915
PAXTON E H Captain Royal Defence Corps.15th February 1918.
PIKE STANLEY MAXWELL Private 4913304. South Staffordshire Regiment.22nd July 1941. Age 24. Son of Arthur Ernest Pike M.M. and Ruby Pike of Richards Town, Bangalore, India.
PRATT A Private 39022. 3rd Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment transf. to (630896) 413th Agricultural Coy. Labour Corps. 2nd November 1918.
RATHBONE J A Private 31484. South Staffordshire Regiment.28th October 1916.
RAWDINGHPrivate4910663. South Staffordshire Regiment.14th December 1955. Age 47.
REEVESPERCY JOSEPHLance Corporal2nd Battalion The Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died of Enteric Fever at LichfieldDied 6th October 1911
RICHARDS ARTHUR THOMAS Sapper 519831. 20th Depot. Royal Engineers.Died of wounds 21st May 1918. Age 28. Son of Alfred and Adelaide Richards of 145 Wakeham St., Portland, Dorset.
ROBERTSD JPrivate23545037. Staffordshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's).8th November 1960. Age 22.
ROBINSON A J Private ZO/917. 4th Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment. 31st October 1918. Age 23. Son of Mr. A. M. and Mrs. M. H. Robinson (stepmother) of 1 Mons St., Chanterland Avenue, Hull.
ROBINSON J Private 10750. 3rd Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment.17th December 1918. Age 37.
ROGERSARNOLD JOHNLance Corporal2nd Battalion The Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died of Enteric Fever at LichfieldDied 2nd November 1911
RYAN G A Serjeant 11220. Depot. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.).21st September 1916. Age 25.
SANDLAND WILLIAM Major (Quartermaster) North Staffordshire Regiment.Died of sickness 12th November 1918. Age 68. Husband of Ellen Sandland of Bridge House, Huddlesford, Whittington. Served in the South African Campaign.
SCANLON MARTIN Private 2499. 14th Bn. Manchester Regiment.8th May 1915. Age 41. Husband of Clara Scanlon of 74 Welcombe St., Hulm, Manchester.
SHAW J Private 19187. Depot. South Staffordshire Regiment.12th September 1915.
SWAYNE A P Lance Corporal 17274. Depot. North Staffordshire Regiment.25th January 1920.
TERRYF HColour Sergeant4853001. South Staffordshire Regiment.16th March 1959. Age 53.
TUNGATEWILLIAM STEPHENSergeantLate of West Riding Regiment.Who died Feby 20th 1933 Aged 65 years. "Thy will be done"
WEALE RICHARD Driver T/151125. Royal Army Service Corps. 19th February 1940. Age 23. Son of Thomas Robert and Dorothy Weale; husband of Florence Margaret Weale of Rushbury, Shropshire.
WEAVER CHARLES HENRY Gunner 969781. 27 Field Regt. Royal Artillery.1st February 1942. Age 26. Son of Harry and Jessie Weaver of Stafford.
WHILLOCKARTHURPrivate2nd Battalion The Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died of Enteric Fever at LichfieldDied 18th October 1911
WHITTAKER W Private 141479. 14th Bn. York and Lancaster Regiment.26th July 1815.
WILCOX A Private 8107. 4th Reserve Bn. York and Lancaster Regiment.19th February 1917. Age 33.
WILSONHCorporal22566835. The Cheshire Regiment.25th June 1965. Age 44.
WRIGHT A Private S/11878. 3rd Bn. Gordon Highlanders. 3rd May 1916.
WRIGHTDPrivate23907245. Staffordshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's).8th July 1962. Age 19.

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