Worcester Cathedral. Volunteer Choir and Cathedral Guild

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Worcester Cathedral. Volunteer Choir and Cathedral Guild

Members of the Voluntary Choir and Cathedral Guild
who fell in the Great War.

This memorial is part of a window in the cloisters of Worcester Cathedral

Compiled with additional information by kind permission of the
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

HEATH, Leonard Beale, Sergeant 2032, 1/8th Worcestershire Regiment, killed 1st July 1916 aged 21. Son of Thomas and Mary of 4, Severn Terrace, Castle Street, Worcester. Commemorated on a window in the cloisters of Worcester Cathedral and also on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

MORRIS, (It may well be this soldier) Reginald Edward, Corporal 20957, 4th Worcestershire Regiment died 9th July 1916 aged 19. Son of Edward and Elizabeth of 147, Ombersley Road, Worcester. Commemorated on a window in the cloisters of Worcester Cathedral and is buried in Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, Somme, France

JONES, William Bennett, Private G/10498, 1st Middlesex Regiment, killed in action 28th October 1916. Son of John and Eliza of Wychbold, Worcest. Native of Dodderhill, Worcester. Commemorated on a window in the cloisters of Worcester Cathedral and also on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

WALTERS, Christopher, Lance corporal 1375, 8th Worcestershire Regiment died 4th November 1916 aged 23. Son of Christopher and Ellen of 109, Bath Road, Worcester. His burnt record shows that he attested 24th February 1911. When he was station at Maldon, Essex 21st September 1914 he signed his name as Christopher Thomas. Commemorated on a window in the cloisters of Worcester Cathedral and is buried in Warlencourt British Cemetery, France

LANGFORD, Edgar, Lance Corporal 204091, 2nd Worcestershire Regiment, killed in action 29th September 1918. Son of Henry and Laura Leonard Langford of 15, Sansome Place, Worcester and later at Shrub Hill House, Worcester. Commemorated on a window in the Cloisters of Worcester Cathedral and is buried in Pigeon Ravine Cemetery, Epehy, Somme, France

PEPERILL. J. No such name listed with the CWGC. It very well could be the following
PEPPERELL, Alfred John, Private 10789 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of Loos, the 25th September 1915, aged 27, Son of James and Georgina Pepperell of 25 Island House, Dartmouth. Commemorated on a window in the cloisters of Worcester Cathedral and on the Loos Memorial, France

FELL, Sydney Fitzroy, 2nd Lieutenant 2662, 12th attached to the 3rd Worcestershire Regiment, killed on the 10th July 1916. Commemorated on a window in the cloisters of Worcester Cathedral and also on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

REA, W T. (No W T listed with the CWGC) It may be this soldier
REA , William John, Private 39590, 8th Bedford Regiment died 14th September 1917 aged 35. Son of Francis Anson and Mary Ann nee Dyson of Kempsey, Worcester and husband of Fanny Elydia nee Church of 87, Dunstans Crescent, Worcester. Two of his brother Ernest Alfred and George Henry also fell. Commemorated on a window in the cloisters of Worcester Cathedral and is buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, France
His brothers
REA, Ernest Alfred, Private 20773 and 203738, 1/7th Worcestershire Regiment, killed in action 25th April 1917 aged 21 His parents were living at Park Cottages, Kempsey, Worcester. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
REA, George Henry, Private 203100, 2nd Wiltshire Regiment, formerly Private 32147, Worcestershire Regiment, killed 1st September 1917 aged 33. Husband of Harriet E, of Berwick Street, Cherry Orchard, Worcester. Buried in Dranoutre Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

PARDOE, Frederick George, Private 31231, Worcestershire Regiment, killed in action at Salonika 24th April 1917 aged 39. Son of Charles and Sarah and husband of Clara . Commemorated on a window in the cloisters of Worcester Cathedral and also on the Doiran Memorial, Greece
His brother, Frank William served as Lance Corporal 22226, Royal Engineers as a Wireless Operator. Attested 31st December 1915 address given was 66, Orchard Street, Cherry Orchard, Worcester. Husband of Emma nee Dance. He survived the Great War. (Source, his Burnt Record)

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