Stories of the Fallen

World War 1

Sergeant Harold Birchenough, Durham Light Infantry, 24, Died 27/5/1918 Has a display in the memorial

Private Edward Merriman, Royal Irish Regiment, 27, Died 23/8/1914 First of the Fallen to Die

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lance Corporal Harry Billing, South Staffordshire Regiment, 20, Died 1st July 1916 Died on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lieutenant Charles Lewthwaite MC, Royal Field Artillery, 33, Died 28th July 1917 Member of the Leek Battery Awarded the Military Cross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boy 1st Class Thomas Bloor, Royal Navy, 18, Died 5th June 1916 Lost at sea with Lord Kitchener

Private William Smith, Welsh Fusiliers, Died 8th August 1915 One of Three Leek Brothers to Die in the War