Towndrows in World Wars

Towndrows who were lost fighting in World War 1 & 2

Sydney Ernest 1878-1915

The King’s (Liverpool) Regiment. 1st Battalion. Buried at Le Touret Cemetery/memorial reference: Panels 6 to 8.

Edwin Harold 1881-1915

2nd Leicestershire Regiment. Le Touret Memorial in the Pas de Calais. The Memorial lies at the east end of Le Touret Military Cemetery on the Bethune-Armentieres road. 39 Rue du Bois, 62136 Richebourg. Le Touret Panel 11  & Wilbarston.

Arthur George 1889-1918

Died 13/05/1918. Aged 31. 1st Bn. Leicestershire Regiment. 2nd Battalion. Service Number 8203

NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Cemetery/memorial reference: XIV. D. 6. Nine Elms British Cemetery is located west of Poperinge on the Helleketelweg, a road leading from the N33 Poperinge ring road. From Ieper follow the signs to Poperinge.

John Patrick 1898 -1918

118097 1/8th. Bn. Notts and Derby (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment. Pte. Medal Awarded: British War Medal and Victory Medal. FRESNOY LE GRAND Communal Cemetery Extension (Aisne France).

Ronald 1922-1944

Flight Sergeant (Wireless Op./Air Gunner). Died 08/07/1944. 61 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

Lancaster ND867 (QR-V) of 61 Squadron Skellingthorpe, that was shot down at Moliens, France, on the 8th July 1944, returning from the raid on the German V1 factory at St. Leu d’Esserent.

Buried at MOLIENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Coll. grave 1-2. The cemetery lies on the north eastern side of the village at the junction of the road from Moliens to the neighbouring village of Sarcus. Located in the southern corner of the cemetery are over 10 Commonwealth war graves from the 1939-45 war.

Arthur 1892-1917

Service Number 48293. 22nd Bn. Royal Fusiliers. Died 01/05/1917

Buried at AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Location: Pas de Calais, France. Number of casualties: 2853. Cemetery/memorial reference: II. J. 70. Aubigny-en-Artois is a village approximately 15 Kms north-west of Arras on the road (N39) to St. Pol. From the N39 turn onto the D75 towards the village of Aubigny-en-Artois. The Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village, and the Extension is behind it.

Edward 1896-1916

Service Number 5712. 1st/6th Bn.  Durham Light Infantry. Died 05/11/1916. Aged 20.

Commemorated at THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Location: Somme, France. Number of casualties: 72343. Cemetery/memorial reference: Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C.

Towndrow A -1917

Died 18/06/1917. Service Number 11726. 1st Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)

Buried at ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Location: Pas de Calais, France. Number of casualties: 11517. Cemetery/memorial reference: XXII. K. 6A.