SO9039 : Names on Strensham War Memorial WWI

taken 7 years ago, near to Strensham, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Names on Strensham War Memorial WWI
Names on Strensham War Memorial WWI
Names of the fallen in World War I on Strensham War Memorial. The name at the top is that of Charles Jervoise Dudley Smith who died aged 19 on 15 June 1915. He was the son of Gerald Dudley Smith and Lady Barbara Smith, of Strensham Court (demolished in 1975). His grandfather was George Coventry, 9th Earl of Coventry of nearby Croome Court.

Charles Jervoise Dudley Smith was a Second Lieutenant in Grenadier Guards,
1st Battalion. His name is listed on Le Touret Memorial in the Pas de Calais along with 13,400 other British soldiers with no known grave who were killed on the western front between October 1914 and the start of the Battle of Loos in September 1915.

H.W. Hart was a Private in the London Regiment, 10th Bn. He died on 21 September 1918 and is buried at Meath Cemetery, Villiers-Guislain in France. He was the son of Mrs. A. Hart, of Woodmancote, Defford.

Sadly there are three A Hart killed in WWI who were in the Worcestershire Regiment which means I cannot identify which one this is.

M (Marshall) Howman was a Private in the Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry) and died in Gallipoli on 21 August 1915 and his name is listed on the Helles Memorial in Turkey.

J Wiggins was a Private in the Worcestershire Regiment, 4th Bn. He died on 04 February 1917, Age 30 and is buried at Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte. He was the son of Eliza Sherwood (formerly Wiggins), of Kinsham, Bredon, Tewkesbury, Glos.

F.E. (Francis Edward) Wilson was an Air Mechanic in the RAF and died 21 September 1918 aged 19 and is buried at Dundee Eastern Necropolis. He was the son of Arthur John and Sarah Jane Wilson, Strensham.
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Sunday, 16 June, 2013
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