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Tilston

 

The Tilston War Memorial commemorates those local men who died in World War I and World War II. It takes the form of a stone cross in the grounds of St Mary's Church, and was dedicated on 15 June 1919.

 

Tilston is a village and ecclesiastical parish near Malpas in Cheshire, England, close to the border with Wales.

 

 

1914-1918

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ASLATT George Colson18057  M.M.
Service:Cheshire Regiment(10th Bn. attd. 13th Bn.)
Died:17 Jan 1917
Age:23
Details:Son of Emma Aslatt, of "The Butchers Arms", Tilston.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private BAKER Geoffrey 51960
Service:King's Liverpool Regiment(17th Bn. attd. 89th Trench Mortar Bty.)
Died:1 Aug 1917
Age:
Details:
Born in Malpas.
Cemetery or Memorial:Hooge Crater Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private FINNEREN Charles 30027
Service:Grenadier Guards(3rd Bn.)
Died:22 Aug 1918
Age:26
Details:Born in Tilston. Son of John and Ann Finneran, of Farndon; husband of Nellie Finneran, of 18, Bass Street, Dukinfield, Cheshire. Constable in the Cheshire County Constabulary.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HOPLEY John Thomas 36673
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)   
Died:22 Jun 1916
Age:
Details:
Son of Mr J Hopley, of "Cape of Good Hope", Tilston.
Cemetery or Memorial:Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal HUGHES Arthur John 26441
Service:King's Shropshire Light Infantry(6th Bn.)
Died:10 May 1917
Age:25
Details:Born at Stretton, Farndon. Son of Joseph & Sarah Ellen Hughes; husband of Harriet E Brosten (formerly Hughes), of Brook View, Aldford.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Mary's Churchyard, Tilston.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PINNER George Arthur 8647
Service:Cheshire Regiment(2nd Bn.)
Died:21 Nov 1918
Age:27
Details:Son of George & Frances Pinner, of Liverpool; husband of Lizzie Elinor Isabel Pinner, of Tilston Green.
Cemetery or Memorial:Chanak Consular Cemetery, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WALKER Frank 35423
Service:Cheshire Regiment(8th Bn.)
Died:1 Feb 1917
Age:
Details:
Son if Mrs Sarah Walker, of 6, Holly Terrace, Tilton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Basra Memorial, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper WEAVER Ernest 104490  MM
Service:Royal Engineers(233rd Field Coy.)
Died:13 Aug 1917
Age:28
Details:Born Tilston. Son of William Joseph & Mary Weaver, of Gwysaney Gardens, Mold, Flintshire, Wales.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WINDSOR Herbert 60004 & 43202
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(24th Denbighshire Yeomanry Bn.)formerlyLiverpool Regiment
Died:1 Jul 1918
Age:
Details:
Born in Malpas. Grandson of Mrs A Millor, of Malpas.
Cemetery or Memorial:Nieppe-Bois (Rue-de-Bois) British Cemetery, Vieux-Berquin, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WOOLLEY Charles 201519
Service:Cheshire Regiment(1st/4th Bn.)
Died:25 Jul 1918
Age:25
Details:Born in Birkenhead, Cheshire. Son of Charles & Grace Woolley, of Horton, Malpas.
Cemetery or Memorial:Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France.

 

1939-1945

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Brigadier TAYLOR Robert Allan Grant OBE  MC
Service:Royal Scots Fusiliers and Commands and Staff General Staff
Died:13 Apr 1942
Age:45
Details:Born in East Finchley, London. Son of Allan Macnab & Helen Octavia Taylor; husband of Vera Constance Taylor, of Carden.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tidworth Military Cemetery, Wiltshire.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private CHESTERS Edwin Thomas 14277662
Service:Parachute Regiment, A.A.C.(12th Bn.)
Died:24 Mar 1945
Age:33
Details:Son of Petronel Margaret Chesters, of Tilston.
Cemetery or Memorial:Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Rank,Name & Service Number:JACKSON J
Service:
Died:
Age:
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private STEVENSON John Edward 4131892
Service:Cheshire Regiment
Died:11 Aug 1940
Age:20
Details:Son of Albert Henry & Margaret Stevenson, of Tilston.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Mary's Churchyard, Tilston.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant VICKERS Dennis Thomas 4131584
Service:Royal Corps of Signals
Died:6 Apr 1946
Age:24
Details:Born in Tilston. Son of Thomas & Emily Ann Vickers of Whitchurch.
Cemetery or Memorial:Yokohama War Cemetery, Yokohama, Japan.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner WEAVER Thomas 777331
Service:Royal Artillery(85 Anti-Tank Regt.)
Died:19 Nov 1943
Age:33
Details:Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Weaver; husband of Edna Phyllis Weaver, of Tilston.
Cemetery or Memorial:Chunkai War Cemetery, Thailand.

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