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