Tipton

Remembers

St. Matthew's Church Memorial


This well-loved memorial can be found in the main body of St. Matthew's Church, Dudley Road, Tipton. The memorial is cast with raised lettering and a polished copper surround. It commemorates 59 local men killed in the Great War, they are listed alphabetically.

There are 59 names but 4 have errors, the following list includes both the error and the correction so has 63 entries; an example of this is that WJ Baker should be JW Baker, both are listed. 

Memorial St Matthews 96 595x700


Clicking anywhere on a row will take you to the detail page for that man. Note that there are 2 pages on the list.

Surname Forename Rank/Number Regiment Date of Death
Allen Frank Herbert Pte 201561 2nd/7th Worcesters 24 Oct 1917
Aston Alfred Pte 15493 7th South Staffs 7 Aug 1915
Aston John Sgt 240147 1st/6th South Staffs 2 June 1918
Aston Joseph Frank Gnr 94671 Royal Artillery 2 July 1917
Attwell James Arthur Pte 7938 1st South Staffs 13 Nov 1914
Baker Clifford Pte 31407 3rd Worcesters 11 Aug 1917
Baker James Pte 2317 1st/6th South Staffs 2 Mar 1916
Baker James William Pte 24084 7th South Staffs 4 Oct 1917
Baker WJ Pte 24084 Error on Memorial  
Baldock Walter Thomas Pte 17760 7th South Staffs 10 June 1917
Bateman A Pte 22766 Error on Memorial  
Bateman Bert Pte 22766 18th Lancs Fusiliers 22 Oct 1917
Bates James Sgt 8739 10th Royal Warwicks 24 Mar 1918
Beasley Alfred Pte 17726 1st South Staffs 15 July 1916
Bourne Edmund James Gnr 144 Royal Artillery 18 July 1916
Callaghan James Pte 16595 1st South Staffs 5 Nov 1915
Cooper Joseph Pte 15479 7th South Staffs 9 Aug 1915
Cox Samuel Joseph Pte 15436 7th South Staffs 8 June 1917
Duffield John Pte 17787 7th South Staffs 10 Sept 1916
Ford John Spear Cpl 201036 3rd Worcesters 19 June 1918
Griffiths Elijah Pte 3926 1st/7th Worcesters 6 Apr 1916
Griffiths Paul Pte 24336 1st South Staffs 4 Oct 1917
Griffiths Sydney David Rfn 38250 6th Royal Irish Rifles 1 Apr 1917
Gwilliams Luke Pte 15337 1st South Staffs 1 July 1916
Hasdell Thomas Spr 132145 Royal Engineers 29 July 1916
Hough John L/C 13029 3rd Worcesters 20 Sept 1914
Hughes Alfred 2/Lieut Royal Engineers 1 July 1918
Jeavons Daniel Pte 10576 2nd Worcesters 24 May 1915
Jevons D Pte 10576 Error on Memorial  
Lemm Joseph Pte 66705 Machine Gun Corps 20 May 1917
Lloyd Frederick Pte 39021 4th South Staffs 26 Apr 1918
Lloyd John Pte 14424 9th South Staffs 15 Mar 1916
Lloyd Leonard Pte 15109 1st South Staffs 23 June 1917
Moore George Henry Pte 9145 1st South Staffs 7 Nov 1914
Morris Arthur Pte 16/650 16th Royal Warwicks 12 Sept 1916
Morris William Harold 2/Lieut 3rd Lincolnshire 23 Nov 1917
Parkes George Pte 8069 2nd Worcesters 16 May 1915
Paskin John Pte 9431 2nd South Staffs 27 Oct 1914
Payton William Pte 1757 1st/6th South Staffs 13 Oct 1915
Pearson William L/C 22332 2nd/8th Worcesters 9 Sept 1918
Pearson William Cpl 12129 4th Worcesters 22 Oct 1916
Perrins Harry Pte 12420 4th Worcesters 21 June 1915
Potter Henry Samuel LSgt 2489 1st/6th South Staffs 13 Oct 1915
Reynolds Harold William Pte 2178358 Canadian Infantry 19 July 1918
Robbins William Ewart L/Bm 100114 Royal Artillery 26 July 1918
Robinson James Edward Pte 45194 Machine Gun Corps 17 Aug 1917
Sampson Alex Pte 40753 10th Lancs Fusiliers 10 Nov 1917
Sargent Arthur Victor Gnr 101293 Royal Artillery 31 July 1917
Saunders Edward Pte 24111 1st Worcesters 10 Feb 1916
Skidmore George Edward Pte 9404 3rd Worcesters 26 Aug 1914
Smith Charles Rfn 7728 7th Royal Irish Rifles 5 Dec 1917
Smith Ernest Pte 4975 1st/6th Royal Warwicks 1 July 1916
Tate Edward Daniel Pte G/8503 13th Middlesex 1 May 1916
Taylor George Stanley Pte 8612 2nd Worcesters 16 May 1915
Taylor Joseph Pte 241471 2nd/6th South Staffs 30 Nov 1917
Taylor S Pte 8612 Error on Memorial  
Turner William Pte 17784 7th South Staffs 9 Sept 1916
Walker William Pte 20597 10th Worcesters 3 July 1916
Walton Harry Pte 201559 1st/7th Worcesters 13 Apr 1917
Whitehouse James Pte 36042 4th South Staffs 27 May 1918
Whitehouse Joseph Pte 16233 1st South Staffs 25 Oct 1917
Wilson Albert Pte 15320 7th South Staffs 9 Aug 1915
Wootton Frank Pte 203397 1st/5th South Staffs 14 Mar 1917