Others who died in World War I

This page includes information concerning others who died in World War I and have links with Kenilworth but are not recorded on the Kenilworth War Memorial.

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THE FOLLOWING DIED AS A RESULT OF THE GREAT WAR
AND ARE RECORDED ELSEWHERE IN KENILWORTH
BUT ARE NOT RECORDED ON THE KENILWORTH WAR MEMORIAL
BATERBEE George Private, 9th Norfolk Regiment, Served in France and wounded. Discharged as unfit for further service. Died in Kenilworth 21st February 1924. Listed in the St Nicholas' Church Roll of Honour.
DYDE William Served in the RAF in France, 1915-1919. Died 1930. Listed in the St Nicholas' Church Roll of Honour.
GARNER J Named on the List of the Kenilworth Loyal Caledonian Corks Lodge of Oddfellows. No further information.
GRIFFITHS Edward Rifleman, 8430, C Company, 4th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 2nd March 1915, aged 24. Buried in Voormezele Enclosure No. 3. Ypres, Belgium. II. C. 2. Son of Mr George Edward and Mrs Charlotte Griffiths of Birmingham. Brother of Mrs L. Webb of Whitemoor, Kenilworth. A native of Birmingham. Listed in the St Nicholas' Church Roll of Honour.
HEWITT James Listed in the St Nicholas' Church Roll of Honour.
HUDSON George John Listed in the St Nicholas' Church Roll of Honour.
MARTIN Ernest Corporal, Royal Horse Guards (Blue). Served in France with the Guards Divisional Police. Demobbed 4th March 1919. Died at Kenilworth 28th July, 1924, aged 38. A member of Warwickshire Police Force stationed at Kenilworth prior to the war. Listed in the St Nicholas' Church Roll of Honour.
MILES Alfred Name given in the St Nicholas' Parish Church Magazine, Roll of Honour, April 1918. No further information.
MOORE J Name on the Working Men's Club Memorial and the Druids‘ memorial. No further information.
REEVE George Frederick Died 1929.Listed in the St Nicholas' Church Roll of Honour.
STEWARD George Died 1930. Listed in the St Nicholas' Church Roll of Honour.
STRANGE C Name on the Druid's memorial. No further information.

The following individuals who died in World War I (or after) are buried in Kenilworth and listed on the Commonwealth War Graves site but not listed either on the War Memorial or in the St Nicholas’ Church Roll of Honour:

EDGSON W Lance Corporal, 8293, 4th Battallion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 18 November 1918. Buried in Kenilworth Cemetery, Plot C. 756.
HUBBARD W Private, 4044, Royal Defence Corps, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 24 February 1919, age unknown. Buried in Kenilworth Cemetery, C. 855.
THAKE F B Driver 960718, 6th B Reserve Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 3rd March 1921, age unknown. Buried in St Augustine Roman Catholic Churchyard, 2nd row from entrance.
WOODFIELD J W Company Serjeant Major, 265032, Royal Warwickshire regiment. Died 20 March 1921. Buried in Kenilworth Cemetery, B.669.

The following died in World War I and were either born, resided in, or enlisted in Kenilworth, but are not on the Kenilworth War Memorial or in St Nicholas’ Church Roll of Honour. Their names are obtained from Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919, HMSO (available on CD rom) and the Debt of Honour Register, The Royal Commonwealth War Graves Commission website, www.cwgc.org.

 

ASHFORD Samuel George Private 1939, 1/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Coventry.
Killed in action 14th July 1916, France and Flanders.
BASKOTT William Pr 1538, 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Warwick. Resided Leamington.
Died of wounds 24th July 1916, France & Flanders. Buried in St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France. A.34.4. Aged 20. Son of Samuel Richard & Alice Baskott, 41 Covent Garden Market, Leamington Spa.
BAULCOMBE Frank Pr 16090, 6th Battalion Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Birmingham. Resided Knowle.
Killed in action 5th October 1915, France & Flanders. Buried in Rue-du-Bacquerot No 1 Military Cemetery, Laventie, France. II.A.21.
BUSHELL Herbert Henry L/Sgt 52138, 19th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment).
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Manchester. Resided Manchester.
Killed in action 20th December 1917, France & Flanders
(formerly 2775 Manchester Regiment)
CALDICOTT Walter John Pr 37812, 8th Battalion, Leicester Regiment
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Manchester. Resided Hulme, Staffs. Killed in action 27th May 1918, France & Flanders
(formerly 2534 East Lancs R.E.)
Commemorated on the Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France.
Aged 36. Son of Stephen & Sarah Caldicott, Ivy Cottage, Bull Ring, Minworth, Birmingham.
Husband of Louisa Mary Caldicott, 10 Chester Ave, Forster St, Birmingham.
CHECKLEY Fred Pr G/10048, 10th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Margate, Kent. Resided Birchington, Kent. Died of wounds 8th July 1916, France & Flanders. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord), France.II.E.66.
CLARKE John Alfred Pr 260690, 2/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Coventry. Killed in action 19th July 1916, France & Flanders. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France. Panel 22 to 25. Aged 36. Husband of the late Edith Bessie Clarke.
CLARKE Oliver James L/Cpl 1943, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Born Willenhall, Coventry. Enlisted Warwick. Resided Kenilworth.

Killed in action 15th July 1916, France & Flanders. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier & Face 9A, 9B & 10B

CURRY ERNEST CQMS 15365, 17th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. Born Bishop Auckland, Durham. Enlisted Birmingham. Resided Kenilworth.
Died 31st March 1917, France & Flanders. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France. XX11.D.10. Aged 42. Son of Ralph & Mary Jane Curry. Husband of Nellie M. M. Curry, Edgbaston, Birmingham. Native of Beechburn, Durham.
DAVIS William Warren A/CPL 904, Corps of Royal Engineers
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Chelsea, Middlesex. Killed in Action 30th August 1915 France & Flanders (1/4th London Field Coy. R.E.). Buried in Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, French Extension, Pas de Calais, France. A.9.
Husband of M. E. Davis, 14 Aslett St, Wandsworth, London.
DAY William Pr 22781, 2/5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Born Stow-on-the-Wold, Glos. Enlisted Kenilworth.
Killed in action 6th September 1917, France & Flanders. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, Panel 23 to 28 & 163A. Aged 24. Son of William & Jane Day.
DILWORTH Thomas William Pr 1319, 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Warwick. Resided Kenilworth.
Died of wounds 20th June 1916, France & Flanders. Buried in Longueriesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. I.A.162.
FLETCHER James Pr 4031, 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Birmingham. Killed in action 13th March 1915, France & Flanders. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 6.
FULFORD Frederick Henry Pr 14/1602, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Leamington.
Died of wounds 24th July 1916, France & Flanders.
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Pier & Face 9A, 9B & 10B
GARDNER William Pr 12903, 6th Battalion, Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Warwick. Resided Foleshill.
Killed in action 3rd September 1916, France & Flanders
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Pier & Face 10A & 10D.
HANCOX William Jonathan
Lance Corporal 5595, Scots Guards.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Southampton. Resided Kenilworth.
Killed in action 14th September 1914, France & Flanders. Commemorated on La Ferte-Sous-Jouane Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France. Aged 28. Son of Mr Jonathan Hancox, Windy Arbour, Kenilworth.
HEMMING Ernest Gunner 198932, Royal Field Artillery, Labour Corps.
Born 3 Spring Lane, Kenilworth, 13 March 1882. Family moved to Sutton Coldfield around 1885-1887. Died 8 Sept 1920.
Son of W. T. and Emma Hemming of Sutton Coldfield; husband of Rosa Mary Hemming of 23 Ryland Grove, Sutton Coldfield. Buried Sutton Coldfield Cemetery. Commemorated on the Sutton Coldfield War Memorial.
LEWIS Albert Edward Pr 634, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Birmingham. Resided Kenilworth.
Killed in action 26th October 1917, France & Flanders. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Panel 23 to 28 & 163A. Aged 23. Son of the late Freddie & Minnie Lewis.
LOVERIDGE Reginald Pr 202439, 2/4th Battallion, Royal Berkshire Regiment.
Born Cumnor, Berks. Enlisted Abingdon, Berks. Resided Kenilworth. Died of wounds 22nd August 1917, France & Flanders. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, Panel 105 to 106 & 162.
MILLS Henry Pr 7294, 3rd Dragoon Guards.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Reading. Resided Warwick.
Killed in action 27th September 1915, France & Flanders. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 1.
MILLS William James SPR 203970, Corps of Royal Engineers.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Leamington. Resided Kenilworth.
Killed in action 22nd October 1918 France & Flanders (154th Coy, R.E.). Buried in St Aubert British Cemetery, Nord, France, V.E.11. Son of Mr Mills of 'The Kennels', Stoneleigh Abbey, Kenilworth.
OSBORN Howard J. SPR 44497, Corps of Royal Engineers.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Coventry.
Killed in action 5th March 1916, France & Flanders (78th Field Coy R.E.). Buried in Voormezeele Enclosure No. 3, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, XI.A.9. Aged 23. Son of John & Jane Louisa Osborn, 72 Eagle St, Coventry.
PURNELL Eric Keppell Pr 241541, 1/6th Battalion Territorial, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Warwick. Resided Coventry.
Killed in action 1st July 1916, France & Flanders.
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, Pier & Face 9A, 9V & 10B. Son of the late E. J. & A. Purnell of Coventry.
RANDALL Claude Pr 306526, 1/8th Territorial Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Enlisted Kenilworth. Killed in action 1st July 1916, France & Flanders. Buried in Serre Road Cemetery, No 2, Somme, France. I.H. 36.
SANDERSON Edward Pr 2782, 8th Battalion Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry.
Born Leamington. Enlisted Northampton. Resided Kenilworth.
Killed in action 24th April 1917 Salonika. Commemorated on the Doiran Memorial, Greece. Aged 29. Son of Thomas & Sarah Sanderson, 95 Radford Road, Leamington Spa.
Husband of Gladys Sanderson, Fieldgate Close, Kenilworth.
SCARSBROOK Frederick George SPR 486626, Corps of Royal Engineers. Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Leamington. Died of wounds 22nd October 1918, France & Flanders (406th Field Coy, R.E.) Buried in Wellington Cemetery, Rieux-en-Cambresis, Nord, France. II.F.1 Aged 31. Son of George & Ada Scarsbrook of Kenilworth. Husband of Bessie Scarsbrook of 19 Waterloo Place, Leamington Spa.
SHARMAN Edward John Pr 266184, 10th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Leamington.
Killed in action 20th September 1917, France & Flanders.
Buried in Bedford House Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium.
Enclosure No 4. XII.J.26
SHELDON Charles Pr 289887, Labour Corps. Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Whitehall, Middlesex. Resided Haslingden, Lancs. Died 20th August 1917, France & Flanders (formerly 110636 R.E.). Buried in Peronne Cemetery, Maricourt, Somme. I.C.24.
SMITH Henry Thomas Gunner 78391, Royal Garrison Artillery. Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Birmingham. Killed in action 10th August 1918, France & Flanders. Buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, Somme, France. III.B.9. Aged 32. Son of Frederick & Edith Smith Husband of A. E. Smith, 325 St Benedict's Rd, Small Heath, Birmingham.
SMITH Walter Henry Pr 42742, 14th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Bedworth. Died 29th October 1918, France & Flanders. Buried in St Aubert British Cemetery, Nord, France. V.E.13. Aged 26. Husband of Ada Sturges Smith, 6 Melton St, Kettering.
THURLEY Harold James Rifleman 323680, 6th (City of London) BH (Rifles) London Regiment.
Born Northampton. Enlisted London. Resided Kenilworth.

Killed in action 16th March 1917, France & Flanders (formerly 4320 A.P.C.). Buried in De Cusine Ravine British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. J.2. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs James Hopkins, 54 Derby Road, Northampton.

TWISSELL Albert Pr 16/2067, 16th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Born Berkswell. Enlisted Coventry. Resided Kenilworth.
Killed in action 14th May 1917, France & Flanders. Buried in Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle, Pas de Calais, France, V.D.14.
WALDEN Alfred Thomas (Tom) Pr L/14977, 2nd Battalion Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment).
Born Burton Green. Enlisted Warwick. Resided Kenilworth.
Killed in action 25th April 1915 Gallipoli (formerly 746 Royal Warwickshire Regiment). Commemorated on the Helles Memorial Turkey. Panel 37 to 41 or 328. Aged 25. Son of Sarah Walden of Stoneleigh, Kenilworth and the late William Walden.
WARING John Pr 9456, 1st Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Born Exhall, Warwickshire. Enlisted Warwick. Resided Kenilworth.
Killed in action 27th July 1916, France & Flanders. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Belgium. Panel 8. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs John Waring, Bubbenhall, Warwicks.
YARROW Daniel Phipps Pr 253340, 3rd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers) London Regiment. Born Kenilworth. Enlisted Stratford. Resided Hackney. Died of wounds 17th August 1918, France & Flanders. Buried in Leytonstone (St. Patrick's) R.C. Cemetery, Essex. C.10.62. Aged 34. Son of D. P. Yarrow, 38 Shacklewell Lane, Hackney, London. Husband of Florence Rose Gosling (formerly Yarrow), 10 White Hart Lane, Tottenham.

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