Photograph of Oswestry war memorial
Image: Oswestry War Memorial Gateway. Source: Martin Briscoe
Submitted to the UK War Memorial Register and re-used under a non-commercial license

Memorial location

Location: Oswestry
County/region: Shropshire
Country: England

Names commemorated

There are 306 First World War casualty names recorded on the UK War Memorial Register record for this memorial.

There are 250 casualty records on A Street Near You linked to this memorial
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ImageNameRegimentDate of death
Private Roberts 6679Royal Welsh Fusiliers09/09/1914
Private Richards 355357Royal Welsh Fusiliers10/03/1918
Lieutenant Hubert William Rayner Royal Welsh Fusiliers05/11/1917 (aged 25)
Captain Thomas Charles Wynne Minshall Royal Welsh Fusiliers25/03/1918 (aged 29)
Captain Eric Guy Harries Royal Welsh Fusiliers17/08/1915 (aged 22)
Corporal David Davies 152Royal Welsh Fusiliers10/08/1915 (aged 29)
Private William Coulson 10297Royal Welsh Fusiliers09/08/1915
Second Lieutenant John Edward Goodwin Wilson Royal Welsh Fusiliers16/08/1917 (aged 32)
Chaplain 4th Class The Rev. Thomas Glasfryn Jones Army Chaplains' Department12/04/1917 (aged 33)
Private Griffiths 12301King's Shropshire Light Infantry02/08/1918
Lieutenant Philip Edmund Sharples York and Lancaster Regiment07/06/1917 (aged 21)
Second Lieutenant Gilbert Rowland Venables King's Shropshire Light Infantry07/03/1915 (aged 34)
Lance Corporal William Salter 6944King's Shropshire Light Infantry25/09/1915 (aged 32)
Private Kirk 52641Lancashire Fusiliers23/10/1918
Private Frederick Oswald Ellis 49724Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers29/09/1918 (aged 19)
Captain Audley Andrew Dowell Lee Leicestershire Regiment01/10/1917 (aged 22)
Captain Edward William Walker Royal Welsh Fusiliers06/11/1917 (aged 25)
Captain Herbert Martin Benson Lawford Royal Fusiliers07/10/1916 (aged 29)
Private Edward Delme Evans 55318Welsh Regiment17/11/1917 (aged 20)
Private William Henry Corbett 17292King's Shropshire Light Infantry28/04/1917 (aged 34)
Private Alfred Steenton 5947South Staffordshire Regiment15/11/1914
Second Lieutenant Norman William Thomas Royal Flying Corps, 27th Sqdn.08/04/1916 (aged 28)
Private Jones 2101Welsh Guards07/01/1917 (aged 28)
Private Warren Addison Ash 17094Canadian Infantry21/11/1914 (aged 29)
Second Lieutenant Davies Royal Flying Corps11/03/1918
Private Watkin 11882King's Shropshire Light Infantry07/04/1916 (aged 26)
Second Lieutenant Lutener King's Shropshire Light Infantry06/04/1916
Private Edwin Sagar 11968East Lancashire Regiment03/09/1916 (aged 22)
Private William Peate 16317King's Shropshire Light Infantry13/11/1916 (aged 23)
Private John Andrew Wynne 3813London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles)22/05/1916 (aged 30)
Private Reginald Archer 21927Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)14/10/1916 (aged 23)
Shoeing Smith Lewis Jones Edmunds 146519Royal Field Artillery02/10/1916 (aged 40)
Private Francis G/23165Royal Fusiliers23/04/1917
Gunner Powell 114603Royal Garrison Artillery02/09/1917
Staff Serjeant David William Ellis 131932Royal Engineers08/01/1919 (aged 34)
Driver Ernest Bennett T4/057472Army Service Corps03/05/1918 (aged 39)
Private Thomas Jones 4960Herefordshire Regiment29/07/1916 (aged 25)
Private Percy James Davies 8407Royal Welsh Fusiliers07/11/1918 (aged 23)
Regimental Serjeant Major Johnson 13609Cheshire Regiment16/07/1918
Able Seaman Roberts Bristol Z/9058Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Nelson Bn. R.N. Div.24/01/1917
Private Albert Sidney Roberts 19735King's Shropshire Light Infantry23/08/1918
Private James Pierce 290908Royal Welsh Fusiliers06/11/1917 (aged 26)
Private Evan Jones 6600King's Shropshire Light Infantry25/05/1915 (aged 18)
Private Thomas Lewis Jones 1748Shropshire Yeomanry24/10/1916 (aged 34)
Second Lieutenant Herbert Morris Owen Cheshire Regiment25/03/1918 (aged 38)
Private Roberts 10037King's Shropshire Light Infantry30/10/1917
Trooper George Frank 257Australian Light Horse10/06/1915 (aged 20)
Private Davies 2013Manchester Regiment07/08/1915 (aged 23)
Serjeant Alfred Robert Smith 12269King's Shropshire Light Infantry23/03/1918 (aged 23)
Private Charles Humphreys 32515South Lancashire Regiment12/03/1918 (aged 19)
Private Thompson 12262King's Shropshire Light Infantry03/08/1916 (aged 22)
Private Edward Thomas 160690Shropshire Yeomanry05/09/1916 (aged 26)
Private Robert Courtnay Evans 5151Royal Welsh Fusiliers16/05/1915
Lieutenant Herbert Parsons West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)14/04/1917
Second Lieutenant Harold Nicholson Lewis Lancashire Fusiliers18/10/1917 (aged 23)
Private Timothy Lloyd 40711Worcestershire Regiment04/03/1917
Second Lieutenant Charles Albert Davies South Wales Borderers22/09/1918
Second Lieutenant Ferdinand Hughes Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)29/05/1918
Private Preece 241284Cheshire Regiment09/05/1917 (aged 24)
Gunner Cadman 5226Royal Field Artillery09/07/1916 (aged 27)
Private David Jones 9724King's Shropshire Light Infantry05/05/1915 (aged 23)
Private Arthur Rogers 12096Royal Welsh Fusiliers25/09/1915
Sapper Austin Ledwith 62361Royal Engineers31/07/1915 (aged 35)
Private William Ernest Lewis 12268King's Shropshire Light Infantry31/12/1915 (aged 21)
Private Geoffrey Davis 15347King's Shropshire Light Infantry29/09/1918 (aged 22)
Private William Percy Jones 10493Coldstream Guards13/02/1915
Private John Robert Bebb 26599King's Shropshire Light Infantry01/04/1918 (aged 25)
Private Alfred Ernest Evans 12369King's Shropshire Light Infantry12/10/1916
Private Herbert Price 17549King's Shropshire Light Infantry25/09/1916
Private Southern 83284Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)19/11/1918 (aged 27)
Private Jones 244372Cheshire Regiment23/05/1918 (aged 22)
Private Howell Williams 15301Leinster Regiment02/08/1917
Serjeant Henry Evans 33741The King's (Liverpool Regiment)06/11/1918 (aged 34)
Lieutenant Theodore Crescens Bason Manchester Regiment29/04/1918 (aged 29)
Private Harry Heritage Owen 12352King's Shropshire Light Infantry06/04/1917 (aged 33)
Private Lloyd 7051King's Shropshire Light Infantry27/04/1917
Private George Frederick Jones 19737King's Shropshire Light Infantry14/07/1916 (aged 22)
Lance Corporal George Edwin Farmer 12317King's Shropshire Light Infantry08/10/1916 (aged 26)
Private Edgar Davies 14729King's Shropshire Light Infantry14/07/1916
Private Maddox 18110King's Shropshire Light Infantry10/04/1917 (aged 30)
Private Thomas Roberts 11034King's Shropshire Light Infantry24/08/1916 (aged 35)
Lance Corporal Bernard Spiers 10474Royal Welsh Fusiliers20/07/1916
Private John Pritchard Jones 204003Royal Welsh Fusiliers18/04/1918 (aged 26)
Private Dawson 31514South Lancashire Regiment30/10/1916 (aged 24)
Rifleman Williams R/43050King's Royal Rifle Corps21/09/1918
Private Trow 7035King's Shropshire Light Infantry27/04/1915 (aged 37)
Private Cyril Jones 73090Royal Fusiliers08/08/1918 (aged 19)
Private Macnamara 17581East Yorkshire Regiment08/11/1917
Private Sperring 11378King's Shropshire Light Infantry25/09/1915
Pioneer Boylin 130317Royal Engineers17/01/1917
Private Clifford Sheldon 33281Royal Welsh Fusiliers25/04/1916 (aged 21)
Private Robert Jones 15348King's Shropshire Light Infantry17/09/1916 (aged 20)
Private Owen 16335King's Shropshire Light Infantry30/03/1917
Private Plimmer 203645Gloucestershire Regiment17/08/1917
Private Richard Davies 11308King's Shropshire Light Infantry25/01/1916 (aged 19)
Corporal William Henry Roberts 26963The King's (Liverpool Regiment)29/02/1916 (aged 30)
Private George Eric Fulcher 6322Australian Infantry, A.I.F.20/09/1917 (aged 26)
Private Bull 204284Worcestershire Regiment18/06/1918 (aged 33)
Lance Corporal Bernard Samuel Easthope 14521King's Shropshire Light Infantry03/05/1916 (aged 21)
Private Pritchard 7308King's Shropshire Light Infantry01/07/1918 (aged 38)
Serjeant Davies 12399West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)04/05/1916
Private Thomas 12702King's Shropshire Light Infantry11/05/1916
Private James Whiteley 2261Manchester Regiment07/08/1915 (aged 22)
Lance Corporal William Henry Weaver 6497King's Shropshire Light Infantry20/12/1915 (aged 21)
Private Wilkinson 28654North Staffordshire Regiment07/09/1916
Private Samuel Richard Lawrence 7121King's Shropshire Light Infantry23/10/1914 (aged 30)
Private Charles Henry Loose 16926King's Shropshire Light Infantry09/10/1916
Private George Albert Corbett 200076King's Shropshire Light Infantry23/03/1918 (aged 39)
Private Francis Herbert Vaughan 1075952nd Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion25/03/1916 (aged 27)
Lance Corporal Thomas Mills 8209Herefordshire Regiment19/08/1915 (aged 25)
Private Jones 24036Leicestershire Regiment13/05/1916 (aged 33)
Private George Arthur Cooper 202906Northamptonshire Regiment06/05/1918 (aged 19)
Private Smith 19742King's Shropshire Light Infantry25/09/1918
Private Percy Phillips 6953King's Shropshire Light Infantry02/02/1916
Private John William Jones 15465Royal Welsh Fusiliers30/09/1918 (aged 23)
Private Jones 34304The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment09/04/1918
Deck Hand John Owen Thomas 19056/DARoyal Naval Reserve, HM Coastal Motor Boat 2510/05/1918 (aged 18)
Lance Corporal Richard Henry Williams 10761King's Shropshire Light Infantry25/09/1915
Private Frank Ernest Jordan 12273King's Shropshire Light Infantry24/09/1918 (aged 23)
Lance Corporal Hubert Wilfred Gwilliam 201314Royal Welsh Fusiliers26/03/1917 (aged 21)
Corporal Robert Edward Jones 15748King's Shropshire Light Infantry20/09/1917
Private Pryce L/39912th (Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers10/09/1914
Private Douglass 11487King's Shropshire Light Infantry20/06/1915 (aged 20)
Private Bertie White 9719King's Shropshire Light Infantry24/10/1914 (aged 24)
Private Arthur Francis Hughes 20628Canadian Infantry22/04/1915 (aged 46)
Serjeant Phillips 200900Royal Welsh Fusiliers23/10/1918 (aged 29)
Private Horace Cadman 4424Royal Welsh Fusiliers16/05/1915 (aged 20)
Lance Serjeant Stanley Owen Jones 200208King's Shropshire Light Infantry19/04/1918 (aged 22)
Private John Walter Whitfield 44076Worcestershire Regiment16/07/1918 (aged 19)
Lance Corporal Hughes 200505King's Shropshire Light Infantry24/08/1918
Corporal Roberts S4/144586Army Service Corps09/02/1917
Private Arthur Henry Clare 31070South Lancashire Regiment21/08/1918 (aged 22)
Private Charles William Mcroberts 29458Royal Scots22/08/1917 (aged 25)
Private Thomas Lewis 49093The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment18/09/1918 (aged 19)
Second Lieutenant Albert Campbell Edwards Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry24/03/1918 (aged 24)
Private Richard Henry Cooper 6699King's Shropshire Light Infantry12/04/1915
Gunner Edwards 98029Royal Garrison Artillery06/11/1918
Lance Corporal Ernest Coole 69737Royal Fusiliers21/03/1918 (aged 29)
Private Ralph Evans 360264The King's (Liverpool Regiment)09/04/1918 (aged 19)
Private David Ernest Hughes 9508South Staffordshire Regiment18/05/1915 (aged 28)
Private George Parry 28601North Staffordshire Regiment18/09/1916 (aged 23)
Private Lawton Edisbury Edwards 49866Cheshire Regiment01/02/1917 (aged 25)
Private Darlington 266507Kent Cyclist Battalion17/05/1919
Private Evans 202036Cheshire Regiment07/06/1917
Private William Davies 10141King's Shropshire Light Infantry09/08/1915 (aged 16)
Private Griffiths 15/1425West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)20/08/1916 (aged 22)
Private William Jones 12260King's Shropshire Light Infantry30/08/1916 (aged 26)
Private Frank Jones 33082King's Shropshire Light Infantry12/08/1917 (aged 34)
Private Clement Stanley Priestley 15907East Yorkshire Regiment14/07/1915 (aged 25)
Lance Corporal Albert Davis 24296King's Shropshire Light Infantry13/05/1917 (aged 27)
Private Jones R4/089184Army Service Corps21/10/1918
Private Bullock 59956Welsh Regiment20/08/1918 (aged 29)
Lance Corporal Jones 48543Royal Engineers03/05/1917 (aged 38)
Corporal Percy Broster 13868King's Shropshire Light Infantry14/07/1916 (aged 27)
Private Albert Edward Loose 6154King's Shropshire Light Infantry26/04/1915 (aged 25)
Lance Corporal Percy Warren Miner 13873King's Shropshire Light Infantry26/09/1917 (aged 30)
Corporal Rowland Evans 1590King's Shropshire Light Infantry02/03/1917 (aged 23)
Private Jones 12339King's Shropshire Light Infantry01/07/1916
Private Smith 202054Manchester Regiment21/11/1917 (aged 20)
Lance Corporal Trevor King Jenkins 23734Suffolk Regiment09/04/1918 (aged 21)
Private Samuel Hall 6308Royal Welsh Fusiliers25/09/1915 (aged 31)
Lance Corporal Thomas Mansell Mason 24919Royal Welsh Fusiliers03/07/1916
Lance Corporal Jones 12295King's Shropshire Light Infantry25/09/1915
Private Godfrey Reynolds 40016Lancashire Fusiliers21/03/1918 (aged 21)
Private Davies 23756Royal Welsh Fusiliers10/07/1916 (aged 25)
Private Reginald Hopkin Pendry 27134King's Shropshire Light Infantry21/03/1918 (aged 20)
Corporal Hayward 15740King's Shropshire Light Infantry02/06/1917 (aged 23)
Able Seaman Charles Ellis Jones J/28071Royal Navy, HMS Magic10/04/1918 (aged 19)
Private Evans 12238King's Shropshire Light Infantry01/07/1916
Serjeant Thomas Kynaston 12969South Wales Borderers22/08/1915
Lance Corporal James Bayley 9336Royal Welsh Fusiliers19/11/1916 (aged 34)
Lance Bombardier Joseph Harold Davies 292252Royal Garrison Artillery03/11/1918 (aged 28)
Private Bertie Cross 39395Lancashire Fusiliers21/11/1916 (aged 39)
Lieutenant Davies Royal Naval Reserve, HM Yacht Conqueror II27/09/1916
Private Boylin 7639King's Shropshire Light Infantry01/04/1916
Private Ernest Robert Desborough 22129King's Shropshire Light Infantry14/05/1916 (aged 25)
Private Jones 33084King's Shropshire Light Infantry27/09/1917
Private James Alfred Dutton 2621Royal Scots25/01/1917 (aged 26)
Gunner Empsall 23751Royal Field Artillery17/11/1916
Lance Corporal John Williams 7828Gloucestershire Regiment22/12/1914
Private William Marsden Duckitt 25569The King's (Liverpool Regiment)11/07/1916
Corporal Jones 106564Royal Garrison Artillery09/11/1917
Private Chetwood 24196King's Shropshire Light Infantry15/10/1918 (aged 27)
Private Roberts 28541Royal Welsh Fusiliers13/11/1916 (aged 29)
Private Griffiths 203047Royal Welch Fusiliers23/04/1920
Lance Corporal Evan Arthur Humphreys 17679Coldstream Guards18/02/1919 (aged 28)
Lance Corporal Charles Henry Walker 06562Army Ordnance Corps21/05/1917 (aged 20)
Private Charles Albert Sharman 59034Welsh Regiment20/11/1917 (aged 19)
Serjeant Davies 200073King's Shropshire Light Infantry01/01/1918
Private Francis Harold Carless 72682Royal Army Medical Corps22/10/1917 (aged 25)
Private Lawrence 8710King's Shropshire Light Infantry08/06/1915
Private Davies 2736Shropshire Yeomanry24/08/1916 (aged 27)
Private John James Morris 17038King's Shropshire Light Infantry04/06/1917 (aged 21)
Serjeant Tudor 718King's Shropshire Light Infantry14/12/1914
Acting Bombardier Edwards 1797Royal Field Artillery27/07/1917
Private Herbert Parsons M/403930Army Service Corps31/10/1918
Private Reuben Williams 4234Australian Infantry, A.I.F.02/09/1918 (aged 24)
Lance Serjeant Peate 9437Royal Welsh Fusiliers01/02/1919 (aged 32)
Corporal Poole 17414King's Shropshire Light Infantry02/12/1918
Lance Serjeant Alfred Edward Roberts 12280King's Shropshire Light Infantry29/12/1918 (aged 28)
Private Chetwood 24963King's Shropshire Light Infantry17/04/1917 (aged 21)
Private David Thomas Jones 23899King's Shropshire Light Infantry16/10/1917 (aged 44)
Private Arthur Roberts 12294King's Shropshire Light Infantry17/06/1916 (aged 25)
Private John Collins 353413London Regiment15/09/1917 (aged 22)
Captain Joseph Thompson Monkhouse Durham Light Infantry27/04/1915 (aged 29)
Private Williams 22300King's Shropshire Light Infantry23/07/1916
Lance Corporal Robert Hughes 18228Lancashire Fusiliers09/05/1915 (aged 29)
Private Frederick George Davies 108299th (Queen's Royal) Lancers22/03/1918
Rifleman Job Rees 2425The King's (Liverpool Regiment)16/05/1915 (aged 20)
Private Johnson 22116King's Shropshire Light Infantry23/06/1917
Private Isaac Roberts 60745Royal Welsh Fusiliers02/09/1917 (aged 38)
Private Christopher Richard Williams 22357King's Shropshire Light Infantry23/07/1916 (aged 27)
Rifleman John Walter Hughes 7015Rifle Brigade31/07/1915 (aged 34)
Private Smith 19743King's Shropshire Light Infantry25/09/1918
Corporal John Edward Roberts 10910Royal Welsh Fusiliers15/02/1917 (aged 23)
Private Edward Jones 115285Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)28/09/1918 (aged 19)
Serjeant Harry Walker T/354807Royal Army Service Corps10/05/1919 (aged 39)
Private Edward Jones 3988Royal Welsh Fusiliers16/05/1915 (aged 26)
Able Seaman Dudleston R/3261Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Nelson Bn. R.N. Div.31/12/1917
Private Williams 31138South Lancashire Regiment18/07/1917 (aged 26)
Serjeant Williams 12258King's Shropshire Light Infantry13/08/1915 (aged 25)
Private Beckett 315983Royal Welsh Fusiliers22/03/1918 (aged 20)
Private George Llewelyn Williams 26409King's Shropshire Light Infantry22/03/1918 (aged 19)
Private Richard Vaughan 17435King's Shropshire Light Infantry24/08/1916
Private Oswald Peters 6958King's Shropshire Light Infantry08/04/1915
Private George Henry Jones 37389King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)08/08/1918
Lance Corporal Samuel Vaughan 200077King's Shropshire Light Infantry28/12/1917
Private John Roberts 11035King's Shropshire Light Infantry07/08/1915
Private Price 12306King's Shropshire Light Infantry14/07/1916
Private William James Healey 6471King's Shropshire Light Infantry29/04/1915 (aged 19)
Private Lyndom 21270King's Shropshire Light Infantry29/03/1918
Private Williams 18247King's Shropshire Light Infantry02/02/1916
Rifleman Davies 306827West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)28/07/1918
Private Alec William Elcock 22989The King's (Liverpool Regiment)22/10/1916 (aged 25)
Private Wright 11488King's Shropshire Light Infantry05/04/1918
Private Percy John Mayes 59586Manchester Regiment09/10/1918 (aged 28)
Private Frederick Owen 5588King's Shropshire Light Infantry25/05/1915 (aged 25)
Lance Corporal Ernest Wynn 230469King's Shropshire Light Infantry18/09/1918 (aged 23)
Private Henry Davies 265819Gloucestershire Regiment17/07/1916
Private Samuel Overton 33126King's Shropshire Light Infantry03/09/1917 (aged 32)
Private Leonard Probert 19729King's Shropshire Light Infantry14/07/1916 (aged 19)
Private Richie Lloyd Roberts 19732King's Shropshire Light Infantry09/06/1918 (aged 24)
Sapper Thomas Alfred Markey 94160Royal Engineers23/05/1918 (aged 29)
Private Joseph Henry Whiteley 47268Manchester Regiment09/04/1917 (aged 27)
Private Humphreys 66027Royal Welsh Fusiliers23/09/1918
Private Jones 200588King's Shropshire Light Infantry03/11/1918
Private Arthur Leslie Pritchard 11804King's Shropshire Light Infantry12/10/1915 (aged 20)
Private John Thomas 44255South Wales Borderers19/05/1917 (aged 38)
Private Stanley Ledwith 55174Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)26/10/1917
Private Thomas Henry Beaton 12329King's Shropshire Light Infantry17/09/1916 (aged 23)