A Little History of Cherington and Stourton, Warwickshire
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War Service (3): World War One and Two servicemen and women

Men and women who served in WW2

The following list of names was compiled by Richard Russell and placed in the Parish Church under the Great War memorial following the restoration of this in 2010.

Riley Bailey

Henry Bartlett

John Edward (Jack) Bartlett

Ted Bartlett

Riley Brewer

Harold Bryan

Raymond Burrows

Harry Compton

William James (Jim) Compton

Peter Delves

George Durham

Bill Hands

Charlie Hands

Reg Hawkins

Alan Hunt

John Jarrett

Harry Joyner

Barbara Mills

Alan Moss

Fred Simkins

Harold Simkins

Leslie Taylor

Richard Vann

George Watkin

Bob Webb

Tony Wicksteed

WW1 soldiers who had enlisted by September 1914

The listing in that part of the Evesham Journal and Four Shires Advertiser newspaper's Roll of Honour which was published on Saturday, September 26th, 1914 shows the names below under Cherington and Stourton.

The regiments shown are those assigned when the men enlisted. Very often, they were transferred to other regiments before they arrived at the front, for example, Fred and Harry Bailey, Frank Gillett and Jack Thornett all served in the Hampshire Regiment.

Bailey, F.  Pte. Light Infantry

Bailey, F.  Pte. Warwickshire Regt.

Bailey, G.  Pte. Kitchener's Army

Bailey, G.  Pte. Warwickshire Regt.

Bailey, H.  Pte. Warwickshire Regt.

Brewer, R.  Pte. Warwickshire Regt.

Canning, H.  Pte. Warwickshire Yeomanry

Fletcher, F.  Pte. Sherwood Foresters

Gardener, S.  Pte. Warwickshire Yeomanry

Gillett, F.  Pte. Warwickshire Regt.

Godson, H.  Pte. Warwickshire regt.

Horn, J.  Pte. 5th Dragoon Guards

Ivens, A.  Pte. Warwickshire Regt.

Ivens, E.  Pte. Warwickshire Regt.

Joiner, W.  Pte. Warwickshire Regt.

Simkins, A.  Pte. Royal Engineers

Simkins, F.  Pte. Warwickshire Yeomanry

Simkins, H.  Pte. Warwickshire Regt.

Simms, A.  Pte. Royal Horse Artillery

Simms, J.  Pte. Warwickshire Yeomanry

Taylor, H.  Pte. Royal Field Artillery

Thornett, J.  Pte. Kitchener's Army

Thornill, J.  Pte. Warwickshire Regt.

Walker, W.  Pte. Warwickshire Regt.

Webb, E.  Pte. Gloucestershire Yeomanry

Woolams, A.  Pte. Warwickshire Regt.


In addition to the above servicemen and woman, the members of the Home Guard must not be forgotten. For more wartime photographs, look at the Photo Album; specifically, there is a picture of a group of Home Guard members here.