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I have recently come across some research that was done on the fallen of Cradley Heath, broken down, street by street. The following is a list of men who died from Congreaves Road:

Congreaves Road

(47) Charles Allen 9886 1/5th South Staffs 14/3/1917

(123) Joseph Bate 9676 L/cpl 1/5th South Staffs 3/4/1916

(65) Frederick Vlakeway 50396 1/7th Lanc. Fus. 5/4/1916

(93) Caleb Clarke 17832 Pte 3rd Worcs 27/5/1918

(127) David Haden 56892 Pte 2nd North Fus. 6/1/1918

(27) Alf Hodgetts 7339 Pte 3rd Worcs 24/9/1914

(94) Horace Homer 48482 Pte 1/6th RWR 25/9/1918

(94) Wesley Homer 15700 Pte 3rd Worcs 13/5/1916

(75) Fran Mansell 41478 Pte 2nd Lincs 16/8/1917

(146) Robert Rock 19917 Pte South Staffs 27/8/1915

(26) Harry Timms 9643 Pte 1/5th South Staffs 28/2/1916

(142) George Wellings 18621 Pte 3rd Worcs 10/3/1915

(7) L. Wilmot 16489 L/Cpl 10th Worcs 23/7/1916

(106) F. J. Woodhouse 67980 Gunner RFA 11/4/1918

Can anyone help fill in any spaces or help with any other streets?

Thanks

Ray

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now ray you are getting close to my area!,

after the 1st world war, the rowley regis council published an roll of honour with information on men who fell(including where they lived) . i have a copy so just ask me i will be happy to help.

the rowley regis council wards are rowley regis , blackheath, old hill,cradley heath and tividale

by the way , where did you see the article ?

enoch

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It would be great to see a copy of the Rowley Regis information.

I got the information about Cradley Heath from an old Black Country Bugle, but I forget which one.

By the way, there are some good articles in this week's BCB, (No 622, 29th July):

- an article and photo about Orchard Lane School during the Great War;

- information on the Remembrance Concert at Dudley Town Hall this coming November;

- a fantastic photo of Cradley Heath folks on a day trip to Rhyl just before the outbreak of war;

- a fantastic set of photos about a lad from Brierley Hill.

I often start avenues of research based on what I've read in the BCB.

Thanks

Ray

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ray,i must have been having a bad day that day, i normally read the bugle every week!

if you want me to photocopy the rowley regis council roll,contact me off forum(e.mail). it will take a few days because the whole family ill at the moment(nothing fatal)

enoch

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More Cradley Heath soldiers:

Graingers Lane

(23) B. Bellfield (207923) Driver ASC 10/8/1918

(73) Arthur Billingham (6174) Seaman RN 31/5/1916

(14) John Gillam (13242) Pte 4th Worcs 28/4/1915

(98) W.H. Head (29673) Pte 1st Border Regt 28/9/1918

(53) George Hill (22971) L/Cpl 4th Worcs 18/10/1916

More to follow.

Ray

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Some more information on Cradley Heath

King Street

(74) William Attwood (7210) Pte 1st Staffs 25/9/1915

(17) Joseph Brettle (56) Pte 1/5th S. Staffs. 22/3/1916

(2) E. Stringer (200264) Pte 7th Worcesters 25/4/1917

(25) Harry Willetts (10202) Sgt 3rd Worcesters 23/7/1916

Newtown Lane

(12) Alb. Barnbrook (21515) Pte. 14th Gloucesters 30/10/1917

(47) F. Bayliss (33474) Pte 12th Ox. & Bucks 23/9/1917

(13) F. H. Sidaway (69) Pte 1/5th S. Staffs 13/10/1915

Newtown Street

(4) E. bayliss (41029) Pte C.S. Regiment 14/4/1918

(45) Jas. Perry (10844) Pte 9th Rifles Brig 5/9/1916

(43) W. Woodall (200781) L/Cpl 2/5th S. Staffs. 1/12/1917

Thanks

Ray

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Foxoak Street

(54) W. Bloomer (200616) Pte 2/8th Worcesters 26/11/1918

(5) Harry Dunn (15103) L/Cpl 7th S. Staffs 9/8/1918

(46) A. Forest (16421) Pte 2nd S. Staffs 26/5/1916

(51) Charles Hill (15263) L/Cpl 9th Worcesters 19/4/1916

(88) George Homer (20002) Pte 4th Worcesters 6/8/1915

(60) Thomas Johnson (16361) Pte 2nd S. Staffs 30/11/1917

(58) Samuel Timbs (20933) Pte 4th Worcesters 5/7/1916

(87) George Weston (16431) Pte 4th Worcesters 18/9/1916

(72) P. W. Woodhouse 2nd Lt. RAF 28/3/1918

Thanks

Ray

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Silverthorne Lane

(21) B.O. Bennet (19057) Sgt 2nd S. Staffs 28/4.1917

Ladysmith Road

(38) A.H. Barnsley (69032) Cpl Royal Engineers 12/5/1918

Clyde Street

(34) E. Barnsley (242160) Pte. 49th Yorks and Lancs 9/10/1917

(37) N. Coley (19205) Pte. 1/8th Worcs. Regt 24/10/1918

(47) James Eady (20402) Pte East Lancs Regt 27/11/1917

(37) A.E. Webster (13235) Coy Sgt Major 39th Batt MGC 21/9/1918

Lawrence Lane

(60) H. Barnsley (200161) Pte KSL Infantry 23/7/1918

(13) Wilf T. Bradley (9612) 1/5th S. Staffs 4/9/1918

(65) H.T. Chater (49993) Pte 3rd Liverpool Regt 10/10/1918

(62) Albert Shaw (17300) Pte 11th Worcesters 24/4/1917

Thanks

Ray

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St Lukes Street

(15) John Boswell (9606) Sapper Royal Engineers 14/11/1915

Beehive Street

(64) Oliver Billingham (8419) Pte 1/5th Staffs 13/10/1915

(66) Jason Billingham (260016) Pte 1/6th S Staffs 3/10/1918

(72) H. Woodhouse (16687) Pte 10th Worcesters (3/7/1916)

Overend Road

(?) A.S. Bridgewater 2nd Lt 9th Devons Regt 8/10/1918

Barrs Road

(4) Sol. Cartwright (235086) Pte 4th Gloucesters 27/8/1917

Bannister Street

(47) Ben H. Coley (51294) Pte 2nd Lincs. Regt 25/10/1918

(49) F. Guest (20296) Pte 4th Worcesters 6/8/1915

(32) Jeremiah Homer (14094) Pte 9th Worcesters 22/7/1915

(58) Moses Johnson (9693) Pte 1/5th S. Staffs 30/11/1917

(50) John Lane (267854) Pte Northumberland Fus 6/11/1917

Tibbetts Gardens

(27) W. E. Clarke (55) Pte 1/5th S. Staffs 25/11/1915

(57) Chas Etheridge (20867) L/Sgt 6th R Warwicks 4/2/1917

(2) Frederick Hall (14811) Pte 3rd Worcester Regt 7/11/1916

(56) Frederick Shaw (21289) Pte 1st Worcester Regt 31/7/1917

(41) E. Sidaway (8424) Pte 1st Worcester Regt 31/7/1917

(34) George Southall (22007) Pte 1st Worcester Regt 3/11/1917

(3) F. Tibbetts (21060) Pte 4th Worcester Regt 7/12/1915

(26) B.J. Tombs (14211) Sgt 4th Worcester Regt 23/4/1917

(24) Tom Westwood (200943) Sgt 2/5th S. Staffs 22/4/1917

Ray

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Queen Street

(28) Samuel Cox (9615) Pte 1/5th South Staffs 31/7/1915

(17) E. Grosvenor (16503) L/Cpl 3rd Worcesters 20/4/1917

(23) Noah Harris (200793) Pte 1/6th South Staffs 29/9/1918

Plant Street

(8) Arthur Crumpton (13885) L/Cpl RMLI 18/2/1917

(38) George Forrest (200799) Pte 1/5th S. Staffs 4/12/1917

(15) Joseph Homer (802) Pte 2/5th S. Staffs 22/4/1916

High Street

(60) J.T. Downs (49933) Pte 1/6th King's Liv'l 12/8/1917

(136) E. Dunn (2223) 1/7th Worcesters 19/11/1916

(36) Hy. Griffiths (?) Lt 10th S. Staffs 26/10/1918

(110) Arthur Morgan (90435) Driver Royal Engineers 1/9/1917

(54) Squire William Read (420794) Pte 14th Royal Fus. 19/2/1919

(38) William Yardley (155144) Gunner R.G. Artillery 25/9/1918

Ray

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Dudley Wood Road

(44) George F. Dunn (19303) L/Cpl 10th Worcesters 3/7/1916

(34) Frank Jenkins (21564) Cpl 11th Worcesters 13/8/1917

(6) Samuel Partridge (29892) Pte King's Own Scottish Bdrs 9/4/1917

Providence Street

(41) Chas Guynn (221921) A.S. & C.S. Royal Engineers 31/8/1918

(34) Albert Hill (18945) 7th South Staffs 8/6/1917

(11) David Newton (20339) Pte 2nd Worcesters 26/9/1915

(50) Edward Weaver (40079) Pte 10th Worcesters 30/12/1917

Surfeit Hill

(11) E. J. Hackett (4873) Pte 2/6th Royal Warwicks 5/7/1916

(1) John Weaver (11857) Pte 8th South Staffs 23/4/1917

(?) John Wother (39837) Pte 1/9th Hants Regt 12/9/1917

Meredith Street

(6) Chas. M Bennett (274) Cpl 16th Royal Warwicks 7/10/1917

(21) Joseph Hampton (17716) Cpl 1st Worcs Regt 6/7/1916

(30) Harry Raybould (17964) Pte 6th DCLI 18/8/1916

(3) H.J. Rock (114) Pte 1/5th South Staffs 11/4/1915

Cradley Road

(14) William Hartland (154291) Gunner R.G. Artillery 15/5/1918

(12) Thomas Walker (15715) Pte 2nd Grenadier Guards 31/7/1917

Oak Street

(8) John Palmer (50089) Pte RAM Corps 31/7/1917

Lomey Town

(22) George Henry Parish (24105) Pte 7th South Staffs 15/12/1917

(56) John Payne (36299) Cpl 4th South Staffs 23/5/1918

(?) E.F. Smith (16491) Pte 1st Royal Warwicks 12/10/1916

Hollybush Street

(55) T.J.E. Price (1976) Sgt 14th LAMB 25/5/1919 in Russia

(2) Harry Skitt (23428) Pte 4th Worcesters 27/11/1915

(40) Horace Tromans (21061) Pte 4th Worcesters 26/12/1915

(26) Adam Williams (16489) Pte 3rd Worcesters 16/6/1915

Ray

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Pearson Street

(24) T. Sidaway (9557) Pte 3rd Worcesters 15/10/1916

(24) J. Sidaway (69) Pte 1/5th South Staffs 13/10/1915

(24) D. Sidaway (9863) Cpl 1/5th South Staffs 1/7/1916

(40) B. Smith (18215) Pte 1st Worcesters 15/3/1915

(40) F.P. Smith (9471) Pte 2nd South Staffs 10/3/1915

(49) E Stevens (4125) Pte 1/7th Worcesters 3/7/1916

(56) Thomas Turley (39852) Pte 10th Worcesters 13/2/1917

Sydney Road

(?) George Sitch (134693) Gunner Royal Field Artillery 27/5/1916

Spinners End

(36) Wilfred Whittle (21608) Pte 4th Worcesters 30/10/1918

Fallen whose home addresses are unknown

(?) Wesley Billingham (12811) Pte 1/4th South Staffs 29/9/1915

(?) Harry Hadley (39909) Lance Corporal 10th Worcesters 26/7/1917

(?) P. H. Price (14671) Pte 4th Worcesters 6/12/1915

(?) Joseph Priest (8491) Lance Corporal 3rd Worcesters 16/6/1915

(?) Sydney Walker (39853) Pte 4th Worcesters 3/12/1918

(?) W. I. Wright (4985) Pte 2/6th South Staffs 28/4/1916

If anyone could provide addresses to the ones without addresses, or add to the overall list it would be greatly appreciated?

Thanks

Ray

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Pearson Street

(24) T. Sidaway (9557) Pte 3rd Worcesters 15/10/1916

(24) J. Sidaway (69) Pte 1/5th South Staffs 13/10/1915

(24) D. Sidaway (9863) Cpl 1/5th South Staffs 1/7/1916

Ray

census information on the sidaway brothers in my blog

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Old post.  I hope it is still active.  One of my Great Uncle's was Private George Homer, S/N 20002, he served with the 4 bat Worcestershire Regiment and died on 06/08/1915, which would suggest he died in the Krithia debacle at Galipoli.

 

Like many others in that debacle, he has no grave, just a reference on panel 104 at the Helles Memorial.

 

Is he on the Cradley Heath Roll of Honour?

 

He was the son of Mrs Charlotte Homer of 88 Foxoak St, Cradley Heath, Staffs.  The family were all chain makers.

 

The sole memory of this chap in my family was my grandmother telling me he had 'the voice of a canary'.

 

I would appreciate any other information people can provide.

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Welcome. Best to create a new thread. Title: name, number and Regiment, cradley Heath. It will get lost here. The main posters here have not been on the site for some time. In one case 8 years

medal Card and rolls show he went to Gallipoli on 22/5/15. This is after the main body of the 4 Worcs who landed Cape Helles 25/4/15.

Soldiers Died in Great War List says born Stockton-on-Tees. Enlisted Stourbridge. Resided Cradley Heath.

His Effects and War Gratuity went to his father Elijah. War Gratuity is £3 so I believe that means he was in army less than a year.

edit - found the family in Stockton in 1901 and 1911. Elijah is a chain maker

Birth reg jul to sept 1894 in Stockton

his mother born in Rowley Regis. Father says several places in the area but probably also Rowley. He died in 1920 and explains why not mentioned on the CWGC site.

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3 hours ago, Mark1959 said:

Welcome. Best to create a new thread. Title: name, number and Regiment, cradley Heath. It will get lost here. The main posters here have not been on the site for some time. In one case 8 years

medal Card and rolls show he went to Gallipoli on 22/5/15. This is after the main body of the 4 Worcs who landed Cape Helles 25/4/15.

Soldiers Died in Great War List says born Stockton-on-Tees. Enlisted Stourbridge. Resided Cradley Heath.

His Effects and War Gratuity went to his father Elijah. War Gratuity is £3 so I believe that means he was in army less than a year.

edit - found the family in Stockton in 1901 and 1911. Elijah is a chain maker

Birth reg jul to sept 1894 in Stockton

his mother born in Rowley Regis. Father says several places in the area in various censuses but probably also Rowley. He died in 1920 and explains why not mentioned on the CWGC site.

 

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george homer is listed in the rowley regis urban district council roll of honour (cradley heath ward)

enoch

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