The War Dead Commemorated in Knighton on Teme

The war dead commemorated
in St Michael and All Angels Church
Knighton on Teme

Daniel William Barber

Born: 1896 at Cleobury Mortimer
Address: Stanbaches, Shelsley Walsh, Worcestershire
Parish: Stanford on Teme
Occupation: Wagoner Boy on Farm
Family: Father – Daniel Barber, Farm labourer
Mother – Mary Barber
Brothers – George Barber, Waggoner Boy on farm; Stanley Barber, At school
Regiment: Worcester
Rank: Private 49278
Died: 13th April 1918 – Somme sector
Memorial: Ploegsteert Memorial Panel 5
Comings-Warnton Hawaut, Belgium

Stanley Barber (brother of Daniel above)

Born: 1899 at Cleobury Mortimer
Address: Stanbaches, Shelsley Walsh, Worcestershire
Parish: Stanford on Teme
Occupation: At school
Family: Father – Daniel Barber, Farm labourer
Mother – Mary Barber
Brothers – Daniel, Waggoner Boy on farm; George, Waggoner Boy on farm
Regiment: Princess Charlotte Of Wales’s (8th Battalion Royal Berkshire)
(formerly of the Ox & Bucks L.I. Pte 29235)
Rank: Private 38106
Died: 20th September 1918 – Cambrai sector
Buried: Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension I.B. 4
Doingt Peronne, Somme, France

John Barber

Born: 1893 at Stoke Bliss, Herefordshire
Address: Newnham Court, Tenbury Worcestershire
Occupation: Servant, Groom Domestic
Family: Father – William Barber of Stockton on Teme
Mother – Ellen Louisa Barber
Brothers – 2 brothers
Sisters – 2 sisters
Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps – 24th Motor Ambulance Convoy M.T. (Formerly with Middlesex Regiment)
Rank: Private M2/132598
Died: 21st June 1917 – Ypres
Buried: Brandhoek New Military Cemetry No 3 I.D. 19
West Vlaanderen, Belgium

William Bourne

Born: 1902 at Knighton on Teme
Address: The Common, Knighton on Teme, Worcestershire
Parish: Knighton on Teme
Occupation: At school
Family: Father – George Bourne, Farm Labourer
Mother – Emily Alice
Brothers – George Herbert, Farm servant
Sisters – Ellen Mary Bourne, At school; Edith Bourne, At school; Annie Bourne
Regiment: D Batt 147 Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Rank: 266791
Died: 31st May 1918 – Ypres
Buried: A17 Houchin British Cemetery nr Bethune, Pas de Calais

William George Bridgewater

Born: Age 22
Address: Milson
Family: Father – George Bridgewater of Preece Hill
Mother – Harriet Bridgewater
Brothers –
Sisters –
Regiment: 1st Battalion Worcestershire
Rank: Private 18884
Died: 4th March 1917 – Sorel-Le-Grand
Buried: Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-Le-Grand V11.C.19
Fins (between Cambrai and Peronne), Somme, France

Herbert Cork (Thomas Albert Corke)

Born: Age 32
Address: Stoneylane Brook Eastham
Occupation: Wheelwright/carpenters apprentice at The Cross, Stockton on Teme
Family: Father – Thomas Corke (deceased)
Mother -Sussannah Corke of Nineholes Cottage, Sutton
Brothers –
Sisters –
Regiment: 10th Battalion Worcestershire
Rank: Private 37644
Died: 23rd September 1917 – 3rd Battle of Ypres
Buried: Plot 1 Grave B10 Outtersteenne Communal Cemetery
Extension, Bailleul

Percy Harold Davies

Born: 1894 at Eastham, Worcestershire
Address: Caney, Newnham Bridge, Tenbury
Parish: Knighton on Teme
Occupation: Labourer on farm
Family: Father –
Mother – Eliza Davies (widow) Chairwoman
Brothers – William Davies, Labourer on farm
Sisters –
Regiment: 2nd Battalion Worcestershire
Rank: Private 19060
Died: 12th June 1918
Buried: Lille Southern Cemetery III.B.14
Nord (Nr Armentieres), France

Herbert Victor Diggle

Born: 1897 at Ludlow, Shropshire
Address: 2 Julian Road, Ludlow, Shropshire
Occupation: At school
Family: Father – John Diggle, Elementary Schoolmaster
Mother – Esther Diggle
Brothers – Alton Taylor Diggle, Elementary Teacher
Sisters – Laura Helen, At school
Regiment: 10th Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
(formerly Pte 2244 Shropshire Yeomanry)
Rank: Lance Corporal 230356
Died: 22nd August 1918 – Pas de Calais
Buried: Vieille-Chapelle New Military Cemetery Lacouture VIII.A.12
Pas De Calais (NE Bethune), France

Eldon Green

Born: 1893 at Boraston, Shropshire
Address: 8 The Green, Knighton on Teme, Tenbury
Parish: Knighton on Teme
Occupation: Gamekeeper
Family: Step Father – Arthur Ryder, Estate Labourer
Step Uncle – Walter Ryder, Estate Labourer
Brothers – Bernard Green, At school
Half brother – Arthur Ryder
Servant – Sarah Ann Bate, Housekeeper Domestic
Regiment: 1st Battalion Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Rank: Lance Corporal S9982
Died: 28th May 1916 Hulloch sector of the Somme Maroc, Loos & Calonne)
Buried: Grave XVIII F19 CWG Loos British Cemetery

Robert Hinksman

Born: Age 22
Address: York Road, Bromyard
Family: Father – James Hinksman
Mother – Alice Hinksman
Siblings – 4 brothers and sisters
Regiment: 9th Battalion Worcestershire
Rank: Private 31016
Died: 25th January 1917 – Mesopotamia
Buried: Amara War Cemetery XVIII B4, Iraq

William Holmes

Address: Tenbury
Regiment: D Battery, Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Rank: Gunner 249521
Died: 27th August 1918 – Arras Sector
Memorial: Grave B2 Bucquou Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais

Henry Albert Lloyd

Born: 1888 at Boraston, Tenbury
Address: The Greens, Knighton on Teme, Tenbury
Parish: Knighton on Teme
Occupation: GWR Co Packer
Family: Father – William Lloyd, Farm labourer
Mother – Emily Lloyd
Brothers – Arthur Lloyd, GWR Co Packer; Leonard Lloyd, Farm labourer
Sisters – Aida Fanny Lloyd, At school
Wife – Emma Lloyd, Fishpools, Bickley
Regiment: Worcestershire
Rank: Private 33490
Died: 24th March 1918
Memorial: Arras Memorial Bay 6
Arras, Faubourg-d’Amiens, Pas De Calais, France

John Edward Mason

Born: 1892 at Derby
Address: Green Farm, Berrington, Tenbury
Parish: Tenbury
Occupation: Servant, Farm Labourer
Family: Father – John Mason, Stoneyland Cottage, Eastham
Mother – Elizabeth Mason
Brothers –
Sisters – Clara Mason; Edith Mason
Regiment: 1st/8th Worcestershire
Rank: Private 241644
Died: 9th August 1918 – Italy
Memorial: Barenthal Military Cemetery Plot 3 Row A Grave 15
Asiago Vicenza, Veneto Region, Italy

Henry Payne

Address: The Green, Knighton on Teme
Family: Father – George Payne
Mother – Elizabeth Payne
Brothers – William Ernest Payne
Sisters –

Thomas Pugh

Born: 1896 at Tenbury, Worcestershire G
Address: Tan House, Knighton on Teme, Tenbury
Parish: Knighton on Teme
Occupation: Servant, Cowman on farm
Family: Father – James Pugh, Aston Bank, Knighton on Teme
Mother – Mary Pugh
Brothers –
Sisters –
Regiment: 1st Battalion Herefordshire
Rank: Private 238803
Died: 8th November 1917 – Beersheba
Buried: Beersheba War Cemetery A3
Israel and Palestine (Inc Gaza)
Edge of Negev Desert (75km SW Jerusalem)

Stanley Roberts

Born: Age 19
Address: Barns Farm, Boraston
Family: Father – John Roberts
Mother – Martha Roberts
Brothers –
Sisters –
Regiment: 7th Battalion Royal Norfolk
Rank: Private 28469
Died: 28th April 1918 – Somme
Buried: Plot II H II Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly Maillet, Nr Amiens

Sydney Howard Turner

Born: 1895 at Oddington, Gloucestershire
Address: Newnham Bridge, Tenbury
Parish: Knighton on Teme
Occupation: Picture Framer
Family: Father – James Turner, General workman on farm
Mother – Annie Turner
Brothers – Frederick Turner
Sisters – Rose Turner, At school; Beatrice Turner, At school; Florence Turner
Regiment: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Rank: Private 28PO/1287(S)
Died: 8th October 1918 – Cambrai sector
Buried: Anneux British Cemetry I.C.12
Nord, France

George Webster

1898 at Tenbury, Worcestershire
Address: Newnham Bridge, Tenbury
Parish: Knighton on Teme
Occupation: At school
Family: Father – George Webster, Sheperd on farm
Mother – Mary Anne Webster
Grandmother – Jane Element
Brothers – Arthur Leondrd, At school
Regiment: 2/8th Worcestershire
Rank: Private 242228
Died: 31st March 1918 – Somme
Memorial: Poziers Memorial Panel 41
6KM NE Albert, Somme, France

Source: For Sovereign and Country: a military review of Tenbury Wells & district compiled by Roy Winton.