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Pulford War Memorial

Pulford

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The Pulford War Memorial commemorates those local men who died in World War I and World War II. The memorial stands outside the Village Hall and takes the form of a red marble obelisk. A smaller stone column stands in the grounds of St Mary's parish church and commemorates those who died in World War I.

Pulford (Welsh: Porffordd) is a village and ecclesiastical parish, in the county of Cheshire, England, and sits directly on the border.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private BROADHURST Charles 108926
Service:Sherwood Foresters - Notts & Derby Regiment(1st Bn.)
Died:27 May 1918
Age:20
Details:Son of Richard & Alice Broadhurst, of Pulford.
Cemetery or Memorial:Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private BROADHURST Richard W/1101
Service:Cheshire Regiment(3rd Coy. 13th Bn.)
Died:4 May 1916
Age:23
Details:Son of Richard & Alice Broadhurst, of Pulford.
Cemetery or Memorial:Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:DAVIES Alfred
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant DAVIES James 806682
Service:Royal Field Artillery("A" Bty. 296th Bde.)
Died:12 Apr 1918
Age:24
Details:Son of John & Mary Jane Davies, of Poulton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bienvillers Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:DAVIES Joseph
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES Thomas 16931
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (1st Bn.)
Died:25 Sep 1915
Age:38
Details:Son of Jonathan and Hannah Jane Davies, of Eccleston, Chester.
Cemetery or Memorial:Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private EDWARDS Edward Thomas 43096
Service:Lincolnshire Regiment(1st Bn.)
Died:29 Sep 1916   
Age:24
Details:Born Tattenhall, Cheshire. Only son of Edward & Annie Edwards, of Moorfield Cottage, Pulford.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner GIBSON Harry 137310
Service:Royal Field Artillery("D" Bty. 186th Bde.)
Died:20 Sep 1917
Age:20
Details:Son of Walter & Emma Gibson, of Riverside, Pulford.
Cemetery or Memorial:Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private GRIFFITHS Cecil 42252 & 64954
Service:East Yorkshire Regiment(1/4th Bn.)formerlyWelsh Regiment
Died:3 Oct 1918
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Son of William & Lucy Griffiths, of Belgrave.
Cemetery or Memorial:Glageon Communal Cemetery Extension,Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Bertie 532208
Service:London Regiment - Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles(1st/15th Bn.)
Died:25 Mar 1918   
Age:21
Details:Son of Richard & Mary Jones, of The Bungalow, Pulford.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Sergeant LEECH Ernest Edward 12043
Service:Grenadier Guards(2nd Bn.)
Died:27 Aug 1918
Age:30
Details:Cousin of Mary Davies, of Elm Wood, Rossett.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PROBIN Joseph 16658
Service:Coldstream Guards(3rd Bn.)
Died:9 Oct 1917
Age:29
Details:Son of John & Maria Probin, of Chester; husband of Margaret Probin, of Chester.
Cemetery or Memorial:Artillery Wood Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private STOCKTON John 19381
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(8th Bn.)
Died:21 Apr 1916
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Born Croxton Green, Malpas. Husband of Selina Stockton, of Cuckoo's Nest, Pulford.
Cemetery or Memorial:Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private THELWELL Ernest James 23178
Service:Grenadier Guards(King's Coy. 1st Bn.)
Died:25 Sep 1916
Age:25
Details:Born Woodchurch, Cheshire. Son of James & Catherine Thelwell, of 38, Overleigh Road, Chester. Former resident of Pulford.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Nav.WOODALL William Valentine1621458
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(70 Sqdn.)
Died:19 Nov 1944
Age:25
Details:Son of Robert & Catherine Woodall, of Pulford.
Cemetery or Memorial:Belgrade War Cemetery, Serbia.

 

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