Welshpool war memorial

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Welshpool war memorial is in the grounds of St Mary’s Church. It commemorates people from the district who died in the First and Second World Wars. To discover who they were, choose a category below.

First World War

Second World War

The memorial was unveiled in 1923 and consists of a cross with plaques set into the curving churchyard wall behind.

Among those named on the memorial is Private Oscar Bentley, who was shot in the neck by a sniper in Dublin on the first day of the 1916 Easter Rising against British rule.

Noel Turner and his nephew Alan Langlands, both from Welshpool, died in France on the same day, 9 May 1915.

The name of Lizzie Dora Stephens was added to the memorial in 2011. She was born in Welshpool and served in Queen Mary’s Army Auxiliary Corps during the First World War. She died, aged 23, in April 1918.

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To continue the Welshpool (Powys) in WW1 tour, go down the cobbled slope and leave the churchyard. Cross Union Street and turn left before the car park. The W Waring VC memorial is at the Town Hall, on the right
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First World War

Welshpool

  • Allen, Richard, Private 22795. Died 25/05/1915. Welsh Regiment. Menin Gate Memorial.
  • Archer, Reginald, Private 21927. Died 14/10/1916 aged 23. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Thiepval Memorial. Awarded Military Medal. Son of Abraham and Sarah Hannah Archer of 36, York Street, Oswestry. Enlisted September 1914.
  • Arnold I V.
  • Astley, William Pryce, Private 203413. Died 30/03/1917 aged 37. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Astley. Native of Llanfair Caereinion.
  • Baines, A Ernest, Serjeant 355037. Died 15/08/1917 aged 36. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Son of Pryce Baines, of Welshpool; husband of Fanny Maria Baines, of 2 Drinkwater Street, Mountfields, Shrewsbury. Lived at Powis Arms Yard. Died from the effects of exposure following the sinking of the troop transport ship Ivernia (a Cunard liner) in January 1917.
  • Baines, Pryce
  • Barrs, Arthur Edward, Private 277433. Died 08/10/1917 aged 19. Manchester Regiment. Tyne Cot Memorial. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Barrs of 7, Cobden Street.
  • Bell, Reginald. Lance Corporal 632618 Died 10/10/1918. London Regiment. Thiepval Memorial. Husband of Beatrice Bell (nee Evans) while on home leave three months before his death.
  • Bentley, Oscar, Private 7022. Died 24/04/1916. 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers. Buried Eastern Health Board Offices Grounds of Kilmainham. Son of J Bentley, former Welshpool county court bailiff. Shot by a sniper in Dublin during the Easter Rising.
  • Bishop, Charles Trevor, Second Lieutenant. Died 29/03/1917 aged 27. Wiltshire Regiment. Basra Memorial. Eldest son of William and Margaret Elizabeth Price Bishop of 33, Broad Street.
  • Bowen, Herbert, Private 20962. Died 30/03/1918 aged 34. Coldstream Guards. Buried Bucquoy Road Cemetery. Son of Mr T. and Mrs E. Bowen of Whitchurch; husband of G. M. Bowen of 11, Berriew. Street, Welshpool.
  • Breeze, Job.
  • Breeze, William, Private 238021. Died 19/09/1918 aged 26. Leicestershire Regiment. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. Son of Mrs Breeze of Gungrog Lane; husband of Mrs Breeze of 6 Mount Pleasant. Enlisted in the Montgomeryshire Yeomanry, transferred to Welsh Regiment and later the Leics Regt.
  • Brick, James B, Private SS/15477. Died 02/12/1915 aged 47. Army Service Corps. Buried Portianos Military Cemetery. Son of James and Mary Brick.
  • Claffey, Joseph, Private 6755. Died 28/10/1915. South Wales Borderers. Buried Netley Military Cemetery. Mentioned in Despatches.
  • Claffey, Bertram, Lance Corporal 4180821. Died 26/02/1921 aged 27. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Grangegorman Military Cemetery. Husband of K. Claffey of 20, Watling Street, Dublin.
  • Davies, Bryan, Second Lieutenant. Died 18/09/1916 aged 35. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Buried Avesnes-Le-Comte Communal Cemetery. Eldest son of Mr and Mrs T. W. Davies, of Bank House, Welshpool.
  • Davies, Charles, Serjeant 290120. Died 06/11/1917 aged 24. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Beersheba War Cemetery. Son of Edward and E. Matilda Davies of 5, Norfolk Place.
  • Davies, Charles.
  • Davies, David.
  • Davies, Gilbert Bryan, Bombardier 328956. Died 09/06/1918 aged 34. Canadian Field Artillery. Buried Ecoivres Military Cemetery. Son of T. W. Davies of The Bank, Welshpool and Harris, Canada; husband of G. Bryan Davies of 113, Severn Road, Weston-Super-Mare.
  • Davies, Joseph Ithel Jehu, Lieutenant. Died 03/09/1916 aged 22. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Delville Wood Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs Joseph Henry Davies, of Ty Coch.
  • Davies, Owen. Military Medal. Possibly: Private 443864. Died 09/04/1917 aged 25. Canadian Infantry. Buried Canadian Cemetery No.2. Son of Edward and Mary E. Davies of Bryneglwys, Denbighshire.
  • Davies, James Wilfred, Private 3642. Died 24/04/1917 aged 22. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Arras Memorial.  Son of Edward and Mary E. Davies of Bryneglwys.
  • Dunk, A H, Gunner 177366. Died 14/09/1918 aged 33. Royal Garrison Artillery. Buried Bromley (Plaistow) Cemetery. Son of George Dunk; husband of Mary Winifred Dunk of 8, Gungrog Lane, Salop Road.
  • Evans, George.
  • Evans, George Herbert, Private 290252. Died 26/03/1917 aged 39. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Gaza War Cemetery.
  • Evans, George Herbert, Private 27051. Died 31/07/1917. Wiltshire Regiment. Menin Gate Memorial. Husband of Emily May Evans of 5, Clifton Street.
  • Evans, John, Private 81230. Died 25/10/1918 aged 25. North Irish Horse. Buried Awoingt British Cemetery. Husband of Alice McTavish (formerly Evans) of 7, Raven Street.
  • Evans, J W, Corporal 290999. Died 28/12/1917 aged 46. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Jerusalem War Cemetery. Son of David and Annie Evans; husband of Mary Elizabeth Evans of 2, Daxes Row.
  • Evans, Lewis, Private 1002. Died 10/08/1915. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Helles Memorial.
  • Evans, Thomas Leonard, Private 2309. Died 07/07/1916 aged 23. Montgomeryshire Yeomanry. Buried Cairo War Memorial Cemetery. Son of Rees and Jane Evans.
  • Evans, William Herbert, Private 7851. Died 25/05/1915 aged 39. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Menin Gate Memorial.  Brother of Miss M. A. Evans of Pwll-y-Glo House.
  • Farr, Thomas. Probably: Private 55208. Died 23/04/1917. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Heninel-Croisilles Road Cemetery.
  • Fitzhenry, John, Private 9956. Died 25/09/1916 aged 26. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Thiepval Memorial. Son of John Fitzhenry; husband of Elizabeth Fitzhenry of 6, Southalls Buildings, 108 Willow Street, Oswestry. Joined the army before the war, when he was 18.
  • Gittins, William Albert, Corporal 79838. Died 06/11/1917 aged 24. Canadian Infantry. Menin Gate Memorial. Son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Gittins of 45, Mount Street.
  • Griffiths, J Waring.
  • Hamer, Arthur Joseph, Private 203056. Died 07/04/1918 aged 32. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried  Herissart Communal Cemetery. Son of Rice and Emily Hamer of Downton Farm, New Radnor; husband of Maud Ellen Hamer (nee Pugh) of the Cock Hotel. Emigrated to Canada but returned on the outbreak of war to enlist in the Montgomeryshire Yeomanry. Left one child. His brother Fred was killed in action in France in 1917.
  • Harding A C.
  • Harris, Evan, Private 11970. Died 19/05/1916. South Wales Borderers. Buried Maroc British War Cemetery. Father of Margaret E. Harris of 27, Mill Place.
  • Harris, Walter James, Private 21. Died 22/08/1915 aged 19. Army Cyclist Corps. Buried Hill 10 Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Mary Harris of 29, Raven Street.
  • Hibbott, Clement, Private 356019. Died 18/11/1917 aged 27. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Port Said War Memorial Cemetery. Son of David and Alice Mary Hibbott of Station View.
  • Higgins, Albert Edward, Private 56983. Died 04/09/1918. Welsh Regiment. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. Only son of Mr and Mrs Higgins. Lived at Ceunant Cottage, Welshpool. Was an apprentice joiner on the Powis Castle estate.
  • Hodge, Thomas Edward, Private 290955. Died 26/03/1917 aged 24. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Jerusalem Memorial. Son of Charles and Elizabeth A. Hodge of 22, High Street.
  • Holloway, John, Private 3516. Died 24/08/1915. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs Holloway, of 23 Mount Street. Two brothers, Harry and Thomas, also served and were both wounded.
  • Howells, George Albert, Private 30505. Died 18/09/1918 aged 29. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Doiran Military Cemetery. Son of Richard and Francis Howells of 4, Powell's Row.
  • Hughes, Alexander, Private 33085. Died 09/03/1918 aged 20. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Buried Shrewsbury General Cemetery. Son of Margaret Ann Hughes of 7, Raven Street.
  • Jenkins, Richard.
  • Johnson, James William, Regimental Serjeant Major 5334. Died 19/09/1916 aged 39. Montgomeryshire Yeomanry. Buried Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery. Son of Richard George and Mary Johnson of Stoke Newington, London; husband of Florence Elizabeth Johnson of 36a, Broad Street, Welshpool. Twenty years' service.
  • Jones, George Albert, Private 67600. Died 15/10/1918 aged 20. Cheshire Regiment. Buried  Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Ann Elizabeth Jones of Trederwen, Llandrinio.
  • Jones, G T.
  • Jones, Herbert.
  • Jones, Robert Harold, Sapper WR/44075. Died 02/06/1919 aged 19. Royal Engineers. Buried Welshpool (St Mary) Churchyard. Son of Thomas William and Annie Jones, of 18 Queens Cottage, Horton, Wellington. Born in Welshpool. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Jones, T E Painton. Probably: Jones, Thomas Edwin, Private 2407. Died 10/03/1915 aged 22. Montgomeryshire Yeomanry. Buried Great Wollaston (All Saints) Churchyard (Or Middletown Churchyard). Son of Richard and Harriet Jones of Rock Cottage, Bulthy, Middletown, Welshpool.
  • Jones, Thomas Leonard, Private 45739. Died 30/04/1918 aged 42. South Wales Borderers. Buried Cologne Southern Cemetery. Son of Thomas Samuel and Margaret Jones of Welshpool; husband of Elizabeth Charlotte Jones of 50, Oak Drive, Acton Park, Wrexham.
  • Jones, William, Private 55256. Died 23/04/1917 aged 23. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Arras Memorial. Son of Mrs Jones of Folley Farm, Guilsfield. Enlisted in Montgomery,
  • Jones, William Henry, Private 203066. Died 23/11/1917 aged 22. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Cambrai Memorial. Son of William and Annie Jones of Welshpool; husband of Annie Jones of 11, South Street, Brentwood, Essex.
  • Lambert, George, Private 54414. Died 13/11/1916 aged 30. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Thiepval Memorial. Son of John and Margaret Lambert, of Powysland Nurseries, Welshpool; husband of Melinda G. Lambert.
  • Lloyd, Hugh A, Private 5777. Died 30/10/1914 aged 38. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Menin Gate Memorial. Son of John and Ann Lloyd of Erw-Goch, Garthbeibio.
  • Lloyd, William, Private 291605. Died 26/03/1917. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Jerusalem Memorial. Son of Mrs Lewis of 29 High Street, and earlier of London House. Was an army reservist before the war. Worked as a baker in High Street.
  • Longhurst, William, Private 55261. Died 22/04/1918 aged 36. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery. Son of Mrs Longhurst, of Pant, Oswestry; husband of Mrs Longhurst (nee Jones) of 49 Mount Street, Welshpool. Worked for Welshpool grocer T Gittins before enlisting.
  • Malins, James, Private 9894. Died 01/04/1918. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Pozieres Memorial.
  • Mercer, William, Lieutenant. Died 13/11/1918 aged 51. Army Service Corps. Buried Mikra British Cemetery. Awarded MBE. Husband of AM Mercer of Bodfach, Welshpool. Was a member of Welshpool Male Voice Choir and the Wesleyan chapel choir. Left three children.
  • Morris, Alfred, Private 9046. Died 19/04/1916 aged 29. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Son of Richard and Elizabeth Morris.
  • Morris, James, Private 290998. Died 26/03/1917 aged 42. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Gaza War Cemetery. Son of Mrs Margret Morris; husband of Mary Elizabeth Morris of 14, Bowling Green Lane.
  • Morris, Peter George, Corporal 100779. Died 01/04/1918 aged 31. Royal Army Medical Corps. Awarded Military Medal. Buried Abbeville Communal Cemetery. Son of Peter and Elizabeth Morris of Treflach, Oswestry.
  • Morris, Richard Lewis, Private 33413. Died 13/04/1918. Border Regiment. Ploegsteert Memorial.
  • Ottley, Glendower.
  • Owen, Edward Henry, Private 33256. Died 18/09/1918 aged 26. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. Son of Edward and Louisa Owen of St Mary’s Place, Welshpool. Was a Cambrian Railways goods porter. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Owen, Sydney, Private 3248. Died 28/11/1915 aged 25. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Lala Baba Cemetery. Son of Mrs Mary Jane Owen of 13, Whittington's Passage.
  • Parry, Samuel, Private 290112. Died 25/08/1917. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Jerusalem Memorial.
  • Pinder, Thomas Sydney, Lance Corporal 10092. Died 07/10/1916. Royal Fusiliers. Thiepval Memorial.
  • Popple, William, Private 290210. Died 26/03/1917. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Gaza War Cemetery.
  • Potter, Walter James, Private 200569. Died 31/10/1917 aged 21. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Tyne Cot Memorial.  Son of James and Sarah Jane Potter of 38, Mount Street.
  • Pritchard, Thomas Edward, Private 3507. Died 29/11/1915. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Lala Baba Cemetery.
  • Pritchard, William, Private 1364. Died 16/09/1916 aged 24. Welsh Guards. Thiepval Memorial. Son of Mr J Pritchard, a guard on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, and Mrs Pritchard of Station House, Talsarnau. Was a clerk at Harrison & Son, Welshpool, before becoming a policeman, latterly with the Merionethshire Constabulary.
  • Proctor, Albert William, Private 1131. Died 10/08/1915. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Helles Memorial.
  • Pryce, Arthur, Corporal 25727. Died 11/06/1916. Royal Field Artillery. Awarded Military Medal. Arras Memorial. Lived at Park Cottage.
  • Pryce, George, Private 17637. Died 07/06/1917 aged 28. South Wales Borderers. Buried Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery. Son of William Henry and Margaret Pugh Pryce, of 20 Powell’s Row, Welshpool; husband of Mary Ann Pryce of 115, East Road, Tylorstown, Rhondda. Worked as a collier. Had served in the South African (Boer) War.
  • Pugh, Laurence, Private 56222. Died 27/05/1917 aged 19. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Arras Memorial. Grandson of Richard and Elizabeth Pugh of The Cock Hotel.
  • Purcell, William D, Private 7187. Died 09/04/1915 aged 32. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Merville Communal Cemetery. Son of John and Harriet Purcell; husband of Matilda Purcell of 21, Raven Street.
  • Quinn, William, Private 8403. Died 31/10/1914 aged 34. South Wales Borderers. Menin Gate Memorial. Son of John and Elizabeth Quinn of 10, Brook Street.
  • Reed, Alfred H. Possibly: Reed, Alfred Hope, Leading Seaman 9202A. Died 03/03/1917 aged 46. Royal Naval Reserve. Chatham Naval Memorial. Son of James Thomas and Mary Drinkwater Reed of Craven Arms.
  • Reed, Andrew Gordon, Captain. Died 10/08/1915. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Helles Memorial.
  • Reese, Graham, Private 13286. Died 28/11/1915 aged 30. King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Helles Memorial.  Son of George and Emma Reese of Mount Street, Welshpool; husband of Eliza Reese of 5, Park Street, Lytham.
  • Roberts, Robert Charles, Corporal SD/343. Died 03/09/1916 aged 33. Royal Sussex Regiment. Thiepval Memorial.  Son of Mrs Jane Ellis (formerly Roberts) of 24, Berriew Road.
  • Roberts, W. DCM MSM
  • Rogers, Frank Joseph, Private 109118. Died 27/05/1918 aged 19. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Soissons Memorial. Son of Stephen and Sara Rogers of Bryn Castell, Oswestry.
  • Rowlands, Frederick, Serjeant 23396. Died 07/07/1916 aged 27. Welsh Regiment. Buried Flatiron Copse Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs Rowlands of Sun View, Welshpool; husband of Mrs E Rowlands of 15, Wood Street, Pontycymmer, Bridgend. Was a timberman at International Colliery, Blanegarw. Left a child.
  • Sapple, David Charles, Private 1140. Died 10/08/1915 aged 17. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Helles Memorial. Son of Richard and Mary Jane Sapple of 1, Chapel Street.
  • Sheriff, Richard Ernest, Private 58321. Died 20/06/1918. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried St Sever Cemetery.
  • Stephens, Lizzie Dora, Worker 20110. Died 24/04/1918 aged 23. Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. Buried Aldershot Military Cemetery. Daughter of John and Margaret Stephens of 14, Edward's Terrace, Pentwyn, Treharris. Born in Welshpool.
  • Stokes, Henry, Gunner 69433. Died 23/11/1916. Royal Garrison Artillery. Buried Pozieres British Cemetery.
  • Taylor, Arthur.
  • Thomas, Edward, Private 292999. Died 22/10/1917 aged 21. Cheshire Regiment. Tyne Cot Memorial. Son of William and Elizabeth Thomas of 47, Lledan Crescent. Brother of Jack, below. Joined the Montgomeryshire Yeomanry in March 1914. Worked for Welshpool Granite Quarry Co.
  • Thomas, Harold W, Trooper 2523. Died 10/12/1917 aged 27. Household Battalion. Buried Tilloy British Cemetery. Eldest son of William and Naomi Thomas of 6, Raven Street. Worked in Manchester for the Manchester Ship Canal Co for four years. Died of wounds caused by a shell blast.
  • Thomas, Jack, Gunner 284. Died of dysentery 10/12/1916 aged 24. Royal Garrison Artillery. Buried Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery. Son of William and Elizabeth Thomas of 47, Lledan Crescent.
  • Tucker, John William, Driver T2SR/02899. Died 13/09/1917 aged 34. Army Service Corps. Buried  Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. Husband of Ellen Tucker, of Waterloo, Cardington, Church Stretton.
  • Turner, William Job, Private 89612. Died 17/11/1918 aged 19. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Caudry British Cemetery. Son of David Edward and Sarah Jane Turner of 10, Raven Square.
  • Villis, William, Private 7415. Died 21/10/1914. Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Le Touret Memorial.
  • Watkins, Ernest, Private 3345. Died 08/03/1916 aged 34. Montgomeryshire Yeomanry. Buried Welshpool (Christ Church) Churchyard. Son of John and Margaret Watkins. A Solicitor.
  • Waring, William Herbert, Serjeant 355014. Died 08/10/1918 aged 33. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Ste Marie Cemetery. Awarded Victoria Cross, Military Medal, Long Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. Son of Richard and Annie Waring, of Rock Terrace.
  • Watkin, Griffith Llewelyn, Serjeant 290282. Died 06/11/1917 aged 35. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Beersheba War Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs N. D. T. Watkin of 14, Berriew Street.
  • Weaver, Maurice E, Private 8197. Died 31/05/1916. Herefordshire Regiment. Buried Welshpool (Christ Church) Churchyard. Son of Edwin Weaver and of Mary Jane Weaver of Caeherbert Lane, Rhayader. Worked as a hotel porter in Rhayader. Invalided from the army in 1916.
  • Wilkinson, William, Private 290863. Died 17/05/1917. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery. Husband of A. Wilkinson of 14, Clifton Street.
  • Williams, Benjamin, Private 782. Died 10/08/1915 aged 19. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Helles Memorial. Son of Edward and Sarah Ann Williams of 5, Queen Street, Castle Fields, Shrewsbury.
  • Williams, Edward, Private 290869. Died 03/12/1917. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Hermies Hill British Cemetery.
  • Williams, Harry.
  • Williams, John Pryce, Private 895. Died 10/08/1915 aged 22. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Helles Memorial. Son of Mr and Mrs J. Williams of 23, Berriew Road.
  • Williams, Richard E, Private 64375. Died 23/03/1918 aged 19. Welsh Regiment. Buried Bancourt British Cemetery. Son of William and Jane Williams of 5, Sergeant's Row. Brother of William, below.
  • Williams, Thomas, Private 35340. Died 26/10/1916 aged 20. South Wales Borderers. Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe. Son of Thomas and Ruth Williams of Pencaedn Cottage, Llangyniew, Montgomeryshire.
  • Williams, William, Private 54672. Died 16/10/1918 aged 24. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery. Son of William and Jane Williams of 5, Sergeants Row.
  • Wilson, Francis G.
  • Yearsley, C P P.

Trewern

  • Bebb, William.
  • Davies, William.
  • Evans, David C.
  • France, Thomas G, Private 43997. Died 05/09/1918. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Strand Military Cemetery.
  • Griffiths, Richard Thomas, Able Seaman SS/3432. Died 12/01/1918 aged 30. Royal Navy. Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Son of Thomas and Ann Griffiths of Hill Cottage; husband of Dorothy G. Griffiths.
  • Jarvis, Stanley Richard, Private 290291. Died 26/03/1917 aged 22. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Jerusalem Memorial.  Son of William and Mary E. Jarvis of Rank House.
  • Manley, Leonard Thomas, Private 203660. Died 16/10/1918. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery. Son of John and Alice Manley of Stone House.
  • Morris, George, Private 31109. Died 22/03/1918 aged 18. South Lancashire Regiment. Pozieres Memorial. Son of Mrs Jane Morris of 11, Sykes Street, Reddish, Stockport.
  • Morris, John, Private 8804. Died 18/07/1916. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Thiepval Memorial.
  • Pritchard, John, Private 20393. Died 27/04/1916 aged 26. Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Doiran Memorial.
  • Pritchard, George E.
  • Thomas, Charles.
  • Turner, Bertram George, Corporal 11479. Died 25/09/1915 aged 31. Leicestershire Regiment. Loos Memorial. Son of William and Caroline Jane Turner of Laburnum House, Garreg.

Trelydan

  • Jones, William.
  • Langlands, Alan, Second Lieutenant. Died 09/05/1915 aged 19. South Wales Borderers. Buried St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery. Son of Major J.S. Langlands and Mrs Beatty of Borodale, County Wexford. Was a trainee at the Leighton Estate office, Welshpool. Played for Welshpool Cricket Club. Nephew of Noel Turner, above.
  • Lloyd, William.

Powis Castle, Belan, Brithdir & Trehelig

  • Herbert, Percy Robert, Captain. Died 31/10/1916 aged 23. Welsh Guards. Buried Welshpool (Christ Church) Churchyard. Viscount Clive. Son of George Charles Herbert, 4th Earl Powis and of Countess Powis (Baroness D'Arcy de Knayth) of Powis Castle. His brother Mervyn Horatio Herbert died on service in the 1939-1945 War.
  • Bowen, Albert, Private 27789. Died 09/10/1917 aged 36. Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Tyne Cot Memorial. Son of C Bowen, of Bacheldre Mill, and of Mrs Bowen, of Rock Cottage, Belan.
  • Davies, Arthur, Private 2028. Died 19/11/1916, aged 19. Thiepval Memorial. Welsh Guards. Son of Mr and Mrs Pryce Davies, of Belan Lime Kilns. Brother of George, below. Worked at Home Farm, Walcot.
  • Davies, David
  • Davies, George Oliver, Lance Corporal 290261. Died 26/03/1917 aged 23. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Jerusalem Memorial. Son of Pryce and Ann Davies, of Belan Lime Kilns. Was a gardener at Powis Castle. His brother Private A Davies was killed in November 1916.
  • Emberton, Daniel Albert, Lance Corporal 48508. Died 28/10/1916 aged 23. The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Vis-en-Artois memorial. Son of Mr and Mrs Emberton, of The Glen, Belan. Was a keen footballer.
  • Hannum, Thomas Reuben, Gunner 220585. Died 27/03/1918 aged 27. Royal Field Artillery. Pozieres Memorial. Son of John and Ann Hannum, of Pound Bank, Church Stoke; husband of Mary Elizabeth Hannum, of Green Bungalow, Church Stoke.
  • Jones, Herbert.
  • Jones, Richard William, Private W/926. Died 07/07/1916 aged 30. Cheshire Regiment. Thiepval Memorial. Son of Thomas Jones, of 1, Sarn y Bryn Caled, Welshpool.
  • Jones, Sydney.
  • Matthews, George, Gunner 35599. Died 10/12/1918 aged 28. Royal Garrison Artillery. Buried Welshpool (St Mary) Churchyard. Son of Richard and Jane Matthews, of Glyn Golfa, Welshpool; husband of Hilda Matthews.
  • Roberts, Tom, Private 13061. Died 06/04/1916 aged 26. Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Buried at Amara War Cemetery. Son of James Roberts.
  • Roberts, TD, Private 1919. Died 24/08/1921. Montgomeryshire Yeomanry. Buried Welshpool (St Mary) Churchyard. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.

Llanerchydol

  • Evans, W Herbert.
  • Manford, Reginald Valentine, Lieutenant. Died 08/08/1918 aged 26. Royal Field Artillery. Buried Ribemont Communal Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs S. Manford of Spring Bank.
  • Owen, John.
  • Pardell, John, Sergeant 55491. Died 02/11/1918. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried St Sever Communal Cemetery.

Gungrog Fechan

  • Adams, Frank, Private 6045. Died 17/06/1915 aged 35. South Wales Borderers. Buried Cairo War Memorial Cemetery. Son of Thomas Adams.
  • Bowen, William Stanley, Private 21327. Died 24/05/1915 aged 36. Canadian Infantry. Vimy Memorial.  Son of Rev. William and Hannah Bowen of Waterloo Place, Welshpool; husband of Rhoda Ellen Bowen of 3, Betley Villas, Lythe Hill Road, Bayston Hill, Shrewsbury.
  • Edwards, James Denis, Private 67317. Died 06/11/1917 aged 20. Royal Army Medical Corps. Buried St. Julien Dressing Station Cemetery. Son of James Owen and Margaret Edwards of Wellington Crescent.
  • Meredith, Frank, Pioneer 65529. Died 09/11/191 aged 20. Royal Engineers. Buried Tancrez Farm Cemetery. Son of John William and Charlotte Meredith of 7, Wellington Crescent.
  • Meredith, Walter, Private 290179. Died 13/04/1918 aged 21. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery. Son of John William and Charlotte Meredith of 7, Wellington Crescent.
  • Morris, Charles Herbert, Lieutenant. Died 13/04/1917 aged 25. Royal Flying Corps and Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Arras Flying Services Memorial. Son of Mr William and Mrs J. C. Morris of Severn Villa. Brother of Edwin, below.
  • Morris, Edwin, Sergeant 2024. Died 05/10/1916 aged 35. Canadian Corps Cavalry Regiment. Buried Etaples Military Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs William Morris of Severn Villa.
  • Oliver, Thomas Edward, Private 11660. Died 12/02/1916 aged 25. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. Son of Pryce and Emily Oliver of Castle View, Llanfechain.
  • Roberts, Elwyn Ll.
  • Roberts, Goronwy Owen, Telegraphist Z/2391. Died 15/02/1918. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Plymouth Naval Memorial.
  • Roberts, Meredydd V, Lance Corporal 15446. Died 25/03/1918. Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry. Arras Memorial.
  • Williams, Edward, Private 290869. Died 03/12/1917. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Hermies Hill Cemetery.

Pool Quay

  • Bebb, Arthur.
  • Evans, D C.
  • Galliers, Charley, Private 33246. Died 22/08/1918 aged 22. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Merville Communal Cemetery Extension. Adopted son of A Jones, of Varchoel Cottage, Pool Quay. Worked for the Cambrian Railways. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Jones, Charles Edward, Private 36551. Died 29/06/1916 aged 18. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Thiepval Memorial. Only son of Edward and Mary Jones of Abbey Cottage, Pool Quay.
  • Larter, Vaughan, Private 46034. Died 12/02/1917 aged 33. Cheshire Regiment. Buried Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery. Son of George and Charlotte Larter of Hargham, Attleborough, Norfolk.

Castell Caereinion

  • Ashley, W T.
  • Bayley, A F.
  • Bebb, Francis Harold, Gunner 138715. Died 21/10/1917 aged 20. Royal Field Artillery. Buried La Clytte Military Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs Bebb, of The Farm, Castell Caereinion. Was a bank clerk in Chester.
  • Herriman, George. Possibly: Lance Corporal 1136. Died 30/07/1916 aged 26. Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Thiepval Memorial. Son of Richard and Mary Herriman of 2, Styche Cottages, Nobridge, Market Drayton.
  • Lloyd, Thomas Edward, Drummer 9950. Died 22/06/1917. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Croisilles British Cemetery.
  • Lloyd, W H.
  • Pugh, Joseph Albert, Private 3024. Died 06/10/1915 aged 18. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Portianos Military Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs Joseph Pugh of Moat Cottage, Chirbury..
  • Turner, Noel Price (or Pryce) James. Lieutenant. Died 09/05/1915 aged 36. South Wales Borderers. Mentioned in Despatches. Buried Bethune Town Cemetery. Son of the Rev JJ and Harriette Augusta Turner of Pentreheylin, Llanymynech; husband of Minnie Turner of Sylfaen Hall. Was a county and town councillor. Had served in the South African (Boer) War. Left two sons. Uncle of Alan Langlands, below.

Guilsfield

  • Bowen, David, Private G/15602. Died 07/12/1916 aged 27. Royal Fusiliers. Thiepval Memorial. Son of John and Jane Ellen Bowen, of Maesgwyn, Guilsfield. Brother of Edward, below. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Bowen, Edward, Private 203663. Died 27/02/1917 aged 22. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Meifod (Saints Tyssilio and Mary) Churchyard. Son of John and Jane Ellen Bowen, of Maesgwyn, Guilsfield. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Chorlton, Ernest, Private 54394. Died 18/05/1917. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Hamburg Cemetery.
  • Edwards, John William, Private 18567. Died 18/09/1916 aged 21. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Thiepval Memorial. Son of John and Sarah Edwards, of Groes Guilsfield. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Evans, Robert, Private 54398. Died 13/11/1916 aged 27. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Son of William and Margaret Evans, of Lower Park, Guilsfield. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Gaisford, Robert. Possibly: Gaisford, Robert Sandeman, Captain. Died 30/01/1918 aged 22. Royal Flying Corps and Royal Field Artillery. Buried Tezze British Cemetery. Son of Lt. Col. and Mrs D. J. Gaisford of Dollys Grove, Dunboyne, Co. Meath. Killed over enemy lines when engaged with four hostile machines.
  • Griffiths, Edward Rees, Guardsman 10442. Died 09/04/1915. Grenadier Guards. Buried Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery. Son of James and Margaret Griffiths.
  • Higgins, John, Private 28309. Died 28/04/1917. Essex Regiment. Arras Memorial.
  • Jones, Edwin, Rifleman 304009. Died 06/09/1916 aged 39. London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade). Buried Combles Communal Cemetery. Son of Edwin and Mary Jones of The Belan. Brother of James, below.
  • Jones, George Robert, Private 203068. Died 08/04/1918 aged 20. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Etaples Military Cemetery. Son of Catherine and the late George Jones, of Geuffordd, Guilsfield. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Jones, James Morris, Private 290855. Died 11/11/1917 aged 21. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Beersheba War Cemetery. Son of Edwin and Mary Jones of The Belan.
  • Morgan, William, Private 11741. Died 31/10/1914 aged 23. South Wales Borderers. Menin Gate Memorial. Brother of Miss S. A. Morgan of Red House, Abermule.
  • Morris, Edward, Private 203093. Died 15/06/1917 aged 30. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. Son of John and Sarah Morris of Stone House; husband of Catherine Morris, of Middlehouse.

Maesmawr & Moelygarth

  • Arthur, Evan, Driver 449663. Died 07/03/1919 aged 21. Royal Engineers. Buried Guilsfield Cemetery. Son of Francis and Edith Arthur of White House.
  • Arthur, Frank, Private 290819. Died 04/11/1917 aged 21. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Jerusalem Memorial. Son of Francis and Edith Arthur of White House.
  • Bailey, David, Lance Corporal 35047. Died 21/10/1916 aged 26. Cheshire Regiment. Buried Stump Road Cemetery. Son of John T. and Mary Bailey of Brook House, Cloddia.
  • Bailey, Herbert.
  • Evans, Edward.
  • Phillips, Charles, Private 46495. Died 09/07/1918. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Buried Chestres French National Cemetery.
  • Phillips, Evan, Private 60161. Died 29/04/1918. Welsh Regiment. Tyne Cot Memorial. Husband of Elizabeth Ann Phillips of Littlestone House.
  • Phillips, Fred.

Buttington

  • Jones, Thomas.
  • Leach, Edward.
  • Millington, Edward, Private 25432. Died 31/07/1917 aged 19. South Wales Borderers. Buried Poelcapelle British Cemetery. Son of William Edward Millington of The Smithy.
  • Nicholls, William Thomas, Private 16716. Died 08/06/1915 aged 33. Essex Regiment. Buried New Irish Farm Cemetery. Son of Alfred Nichols; husband of Harriet Nichols of Back Street, Clophill, Ampthill.
  • Parry, William John, Company Serjeant Major 355190. Died 20/10/1918 aged 27. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Lamain Communal Cemetery. Son of John and Mary A. Parry of Lacon Villa, Criggion, Alberbery, Shrewsbury.
  • Powell, John W.
  • Ramsbotham, Albert
  • Roberts, Evan, Company Quartermaster Serjeant 355013. Died 31/01/1918 aged 39. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Jerusalem War Cemetery. Son of Evan and Fanny Roberts of Hope Farm, Leighton.
 

 

Second World War

  • Allen, Richard Henry, Fusilier 4193131. Died 26/05/1940 aged 21. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Saltdal Main Churchyard. Son of Thomas and Margaret Ellen Allen.
  • Blewitt, George, Sapper 14670463. Died 03/08/1944 aged 21. Royal Engineers. Bayeux Memorial. Son of Harold M. and Elsie Blewitt.
  • Cambray, Thomas Henry Richard, Corporal 4194867. Died 02/10/1940 aged 28. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Welshpool (Christ Church) Churchyard. Son of Thomas Henry and Rosa Emily Cambray of Eastham, Cheshire; husband of Sybil Frances Mary Cambray of Llandyssil.
  • Cerrone, Albert Edward, Private 4531766. Died 02/06/1945. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own). Buried at Welshpool (St Mary) Churchyard. Husband of DM Cerrone. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Chester, Jack, Sergeant 621389. Died 16/01/1941 aged 19. Royal Air Force. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Jenny Chester and stepson of Charles Edward Gamble.
  • Davies, David Oswald, Sergeant 1392889. Died 24/12/1943 aged 20. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Evan Oswald and Margaret A. Davies.
  • Davies, David Glyn, Private 11062860. Died 18/02/1945 aged 22. Pioneer Corps. Buried Llangyniew (St Cynyw) Churchyard. Son of David Davies, and of Gwladys Davies, of Llangyniew. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Eccleston, W.
  • Ellis, James Edwin, Sergeant 1410921. Died 20/02/1944 aged 22. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Percy Alfred and Martha Jane Ellis.
  • Evans, Thomas Charles, Private 14541574. Died 31/05/1944. North Staffordshire Regiment. Buried Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio. Son of Mr and Mrs Charles Lambert Evans, of Guilsfield. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Ellis, Robert, Corporal 4190901. Died 02/07/1944 aged 33. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried St. Manvieu War Cemetery. Son of Edward and Susannah Ellis; husband of Bertha May Ellis.
  • Gethin, Eric, Private S/14759610. Died 24/07/1945 aged 34. Royal Army Service Corps. Buried Khayat Beach War Cemetery. Husband of Ethel Rose Annie Gethin.
  • Gittins, Sebert, Private 4194699. Died 09/03/1944 aged 24. The King's Regiment (Liverpool). Buried Rangoon War Cemetery. Son of Benjamin and Mary Gittins.
  • Goddard, W B.
  • Godsell, Ernest, Corporal 4193262. Died 26/05/1940 aged 21. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Saltdal Main Churchyard. Son of Tom and Annie Godsell.
  • Griffiths, William John, Lance Corporal 7887295. Died 11/02/1940 aged 19. Royal Armoured Corps. Buried Welshpool (Christ Church) Churchyard. Son of Thomas Henry and Minnie Griffiths.
  • Harper, D.
  • Harris, William David Herbert, Sapper 14667781. Died 30/05/1945 aged 21. Royal Engineers. Buried Oslo Western Civil Cemetery. Son of William Herbert and Margaret Annie Harris, of Guilsfield.
  • Herbert, Mervyn Horatio, Squadron Leader 86326. Died 23/03/1943 aged 38. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Welshpool (Christ Church) Churchyard. Viscount Clive, 17th Baron D'arcy de Knayth. Son of George Charles Herbert, 4th Earl of Powis and of The Countess of Powis, 16th Baroness D'arcy de Knayth, Powis Castle, husband of Viscountess Clive (nee Cuthbert) of Powis Castle. Barrister. His brother Percy Robert Herbert died on service in the 1914 – 1918 War.
  • Herbert, Thomas James, Private 4193228. Died 01/12/1943 aged 22. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Buried Assisi War Cemetery. Son of Thomas James Herbert and Margaret Jane Herbert.
  • Hinton, Cecil Charles, Private 4029197. Died 09/09/1943 aged 38. Hampshire Regiment. Buried Salerno War Cemetery. Son of Edward and Annie Hinton; husband of Phyllis Mary Hinton.
  • Hughes, Eldon Wyn, Corporal 1054384. Died 17/01/1944 aged 28. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Guilsfield Cemetery. Son of Maurice and Jane Ellen Hughes of Guilsfield; husband of Evelyn Hughes of Guilsfield.
  • Humphreys, D.
  • Jones, J.
  • Jones, J T.
  • Jones, Noel George, Leading Aircraftman 614337. Died 06/11/1940 aged 27. Royal Air Force. Buried Welshpool (St Mary) Churchyard. Son of Alfred and Agnes Jane Jones.
  • Jones, W D.
  • Jones, William George, Corporal 16764. Died 16/04/1945 aged 44. Royal Army Service Corps. Buried Hanover War Cemetery. Son of William and Sarah Jones; husband of Margaret Ann Jones.
  • Jones, W H.
  • Lambert, J.
  • Lloyd, B.
  • Miles, Gordon Ernest, Corporal 4191019. Died 13/11/1944 aged 29. The King's Regiment (Liverpool). Buried Coriano Ridge War Cemetery. Son of J. and Annie Miles; husband of Jessie M. Miles.
  • Morris, Alfred David, Private T/50522. Died 17/06/1940 aged 35. Royal Army Service Corps. Buried Escoublac-La-Baule War Cemetery. Son of Alfred David and Sarah Ann Morris; husband of Esther Hilda Maud Morris.
  • Morris, F.
  • Owen, J H.
  • Owen, John Samuel, Flight Lieutenant 90070. Died 18/05/1940 aged 25. Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force). Buried Cambrai (Route De Solesmes) Communal Cemetery. Husband of Mary Cecilia Hope Owen of Welshpool. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Preen, Albert Ernest, Fusilier 4193163. Died 13/04/1945 aged 29. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Becklinghen War Cemetery.  Son of Albert Ernest and Martha Preen; husband of Gwendoline Mary Preen.
  • Pugh, A.
  • Richards, Frederick Thomas, Lance Bombardier 4080117. Died 01/12/1944 aged 27. Royal Artillery. Athens Memorial. Son of Mr and Mrs T. Richards; husband of F. Richards.
  • Roberts, George Richard Gorton, Captain 68150. Died 14/04/1942 aged 27. Royal Artillery. Buried Guilsfield Cemetery. Son of the Reverend George and Alice Hall Roberts. Bachelor of Arts (Oxon.)
  • Rowlands, John McLaren, Lieutenant 295342. Died 04/09/1944 aged 39. Royal Army Service Corps. Buried Evreux Communal Cemetery.  Son of David and Lydia Rowlands; husband of Kathleen Westbury Rowlands of Lake Vyrnwy. M.A.(Oxon).
  • Russell, Christopher John, Private 1830028. Died 04/10/1944 aged 36. Durham Light Infantry. Buried Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery. Foster-son of William and Caroline J. Turner of Trewern.
  • Sapple, George Lewis, Fusilier 4204905. Died 29/04/1943 aged 23. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Welshpool (Christ Church) Churchyard. Son of Mr and Mrs G. Sapple
  • Sterne, J.
  • Trow, William Henry Robert, Bombardier 952375. Died 03/08/1944 aged 25. Royal Artillery. Buried St Charles de Percy Cemetery. Son of William Henry and Emily Trow of Welshpool. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Turner, William Frank, Driver T/4201774. Died 28/05/1943 aged 23. Royal Army Service Corps. Buried Bone War Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs Joshua Turner; husband of Annie Myfanwy Turner.
  • Watkin, Walter Richard Aaron, Fusilier 4194454. Died 17/07/1944 aged 24. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Banneville-le-Campagne Cemetery. Son of Arthur and Annie Watkin.
  • White, C.
  • White, Robert, Sergeant 1351788. Died 28/04/1942 aged 62. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Welshpool (Christ Church) Churchyard.  Awarded Military Medal. Husband of Margaret White of Welshpool. Not named on Welshpool war memorial.
  • Williams, J C.
  • Wynn-Owen, David Owen, Ordinary Seaman D/JX 284003. Died 17/01/1942 aged 18. Royal Navy. Plymouth Naval Memorial.  Son of Hyvel and Heulwen Wynn-Owen