Yoxall St Peter's War Memorial
YOXALL SAINT PETER CHURCH WAR MEMORIAL
Memorial compiled with additional information by kind permission of the
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
RITCHIE C. O. Captain. (Not listed with the CWGC)
JENNINGS, Charles Francis, Lieutenant, 13th Yorkshire Regiment, died 8th April 1917 aged 20. Son of Henry William and Alice Elizabeth Jennings, of "Fernlea," Yoxall, Burton-on-Trent. Buried at Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-Le-Grand, Somme, France
MOORE H. E. Sergeant Major (Not listed with the CWGC)
HEATHCOTE Henry, Corporal 14531, 9th Cheshire regiment died 25th September 1915 aged 24. Son of Charles and Hannah Heathcote, of Victoria Street, Yoxall. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France
GEE, Francis William, Lance Corporal 240756, 1/6th Sherwood Foresters died 23rd April 1917. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France
MEWIS, Charley, Lance Corporal, 32639, 1st South Staffordshire Regiment, formerly 4939, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, killed in action, 4th October 1917. Buried at Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Ieper, Belgium
SMITH J, Private (over 1,000 listed with the CWGC)
TWAMLEY, John Brightland, Private 24887, 13th Quebec Regiment, Canadian Infantry, killed 7th March 1915 aged 25. Son of Charles and Alice Twamley, of Yoxall and brother of James who also fell.
Buried at Rue-Petillion Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, France
TWAMLEY James Yoxall (Memorial has Jas, Pte) Gunner 80625, 56th Brigade H.Q., Royal Field Artillery. Son of Charles and Alice Twamley, of Yoxall and brother of John who also fell. Buried at Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Turkey
CAWSER George Henry, (Memorial has G) Private 1967, 1/6th North Staffordshire Regiment died 8th August 1915 aged 18. Son of David and Mary Ann Cawser, of Wood Lane, Yoxall. Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium.
LESTER, James Henry, Private M2/156161, 654th Mechanical Transport Coy, Army Service Corps, died 14th July 1916 aged 21. Son of Alfred and Mary Ellen of Yoxall. Buried at Forceville Communal Cemetery and Extension, Somme, France
SHIPTON, Harry, Drummer 9834, 2nd West Yorkshire Regiment died 22nd August 1916 aged 20. Grandson of Mrs H Shipton of Wood Lane, Yoxall. Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, France.
HEATHCOTE, Charles, Rifleman 37205, (4473) 1/8th London Regiment, Post Office Rifles, died 7th October 1916 aged 27. Son of Charles and Hannah of Yoxall. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
UDALL, John William, Private 29243, B Coy, 1st East Lancashire Regiment died 22nd October 1916 aged 20. Son of Sarah Udall of Main Street, Yoxall. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
PAGE J. (Unable to find the correct record listed with the CWGC)
TODD R (Unable to find the correct record listed with the CWGC)
VALENTINE, John, Private 22763, 8th North Staffordshire Regiment died 31st October 1916. Native and resident of Yoxall. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
MOORE J (Unable to find the correct record listed with the CWGC)
HORTON A (Unable to find the correct record listed with the CWGC)
SMITH, Charles, Private 19256, 11th Sherwood Foresters, killed in action 1st July 1916 aged 22. Son of John and Amy, of Hadley End, Yoxall. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
HOLLIS H A (No H.A. Hollis listed with the CWGC)
HOLMES H (Unable to find the correct record listed with the CWGC)
SMITH E (Unable to find the correct record listed with the CWGC)
PERKINS, William John (It may be this soldier) Private 21717, 4th Grenadier Guards, died 28th July 1917 aged 23. Native of Lichfield, Staffordshire. Son of Albert Perkins, of Station Rd., Pelsall, Walsall; husband of Hilda Perkins, of 10, Halford Street., The Leys, Tamworth. Buried at Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium.
PAGE, Bernard Henry, (memorial has B) Private 8742, 7th North Staffordshire Regiment died 25th February 1917. Native of Tutbury and resident in Yoxall both in Staffordshire and he is commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq
UPTON, John Christopher, Private 114829, 35th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps, died 25th April 1918 aged 22. Son of Charles Foster Upton and Louisa Upton, of Woodmill, Yoxall. Buried at Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 1, Somme, France
PAGE, Arthur Albert, Private 50695, 15th Royal Warwickshire Regiment died 30th June 1918 aged 18. Son of George and Sabina Page, of 13, Gaza Street., New St., Kennington, London. Buried at Aire Communal Cemetery, France (Please note this is the only A A Page listed with the CWGC).
SMITH J (over 1,000 listed with the CWGC)
RAWORTH H N (Correct surname is RAYWORTH) Harry Noel, Private 41366, 9th Norfolk Regiment died 15th April 1918 aged 24. Son of Alfred and Sarah Arm Rayworth, of Hoar Cross Road, Hadley End, Yoxall. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.
LESTER C J (It may be Christopher John C 1896, birth registered at Lichfield. Medal Card, Pte M2/151865, Army Service Corps). Not listed with the CWGC
In memory of those who gave their lives in the War 1939-1945
BATTY, Frank. Fusilier 7046190, 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers, died 20th October 1944 aged 36. Son of George and Anne Batty; husband of Jessie Batty, of Yoxall. Buried at Santerno Valley War Cemetery, Italy
CLEWS, James, Driver T/67795, 1st Reserve M.T. Coy, Royal Army Service Corps, died between 23/04/1941 and 30/04/1941 aged 36. Husband of Kate Clews, of Hamstall Ridware, Staffordshire. Buried at Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece
VERNON, Noel John, Staff Sergeant 14256905, Royal Engineers, died 20th February 1944 aged 33. Son of Herbert John and Hannah Vernon; husband of Kathleen Reva Vernon, of Yoxall. Buried at Liveramentu Cemetery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
YOXALL VILLAGE WAR MEMORIAL
Arden Family War Memorial, situated in St Peter's Churchyard, Yoxall
Yoxhall Churchyard, Staffordshire
Arden family memorial cross
Below lie the ashes of William Henry Percival Arden, Priest.
Youngest son of George Pinkard Arden of Longcroft Hall
who died 23rd February 1956 aged 93. Also the ashes of his wife
Emily Beatrice, youngest daughter of the Rev, J D Lowe, sometime
Rector of Yoxall who died 23rd March 1956 aged 88.
They erected this calvary in memory of their only surviving
child Humphrey Warwick Arden
In thanksgiving to almighty God for the beautiful life and glorious death of
Humphrey Warwick Arden., B.A, Cantab, F.O, O.R.G.A, killed at Messines
June 6th 1917 aged 25. Laid to rest at Bailleul, France
Sed Miles Sed Pro Patria. R.I.P.
Son and only surviving child of the Rev, William Henry Percival Arden and Emily Beatrice his wife
and grandson of G.P. Arden of Longcroft Hall and the Rev J.B.Lowe, D.D., sometime Rector
of this parish