Wellington Heath Village
The Men Who Served

Bayeux Cemetery, France

WW2 Servicemen


Name Serving with Service number Date of death Age Place of death Cemetery/Memorial Grave/Mem. ref.
Pte Henry ADAMS 10th Bn. Rifle Brigade B/200041  15/08/1917  27 Dozinghem M.C. Belgium III C 2
Son of Henry and Mary Adams of Wellington Heath
Pte Richard GROVES 1st Bn. Somerset Light Infantry 20052 08/08/1916 Essex Farm C. Ieper, Belgium Plot III. Row D. 10.
Spr Joseph Reginald GRUNDY 476 Field Coy, Royal Engineers 217098 23/03/1918 33 Somme, France Pozieres Memorial Panel 10-13
Son of Thomas and Mary Grundy of Hereford, husband of Laura Grundy of Neath, Glamorgan
Private Ernest John JENKINS King's Shropshire Light Infantry 8036 15/03/1915 37 Pembroke Dock M.C. E129
Husband of Annie Jenkins
Pte Richard JONES Royal Fusiliers 96329 04/11/1918 35 Busigny Communal C. extension II. C. 28
Son of the late William and Eliza Jones
Pte William H. LISSIMAN 1st/5th Bn. Gloucestershire Regiment 203716 11/10/1917 34 St. Sever C. Extension, Rouen P. III. F. 14B
Son of William and Mary Lissiman of Laburnum Cottage, Wellington Heath
Pte Albert NICHOLLS 1st Bn. Kings Royal Rifle Corps R/129716 14/11/1916 Somme, France Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel VIII. F. 18
Pte James Henry PAYNE 10th Bn. Worcestershire Regiment 22757 03/07/1916 Somme, France Thiepval M. Pier and Face 5A and 6C
Cpt James William PHILLIPS 9th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers --- 30/05/1918 Soissons M., Aisne, France
Son of Walter and M.E. Phillips of Lynwood, Windsor Road, Abergavenny, Mon.
Pte Sidney SMITH K.S.L.I. 4280 20/06/1915 40 Bailleul Communal C. Extension, Nord I. B. 99
Son of Mr and Mrs William Smith. Mrs Smith moved to Prestatyn, North Wales


Name Serving with Service number Date of death Age Place of death Cemetery/Memorial Grave/Mem. ref.
Pte Albert William NICHOLLS 5th Bn. Dorsetshire Regiment 4040030  16/02/1945  Reichswald Forest W.C. 57. A. 13
Son of William and Edith Nicholls of Wellington Heath. Husband of Georgina Dulcie Nicholls.
Pte Charles William SUMMERS 1st Bn. Herefordshire Regiment / K.S.L.I. 4038843  02/12/1941  29 Wellington Heath churchyard extension Grave 773.
Son of Charles Henry and Annie Summers of Wellington Heath.

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