This Remembrance Sunday at the 11th hour we are remembering everyone who gave their lives fighting for their country.
Below are the 57 men on our War Memorial who died in action.
JOSEPH MASTERS HARRY RAINBOW
GEORGE SMITH JOHN HAYCOX
WILLIAM WITHNALL CHARLES E TOMLINSON
HARRY BREVITT JOHN RIDGWAY
BENJAMIN SMITH ALBERT E DAWKINS
PERCY RAINBOW WALTER BICKLEY
JOHN LOCKETT RONALD A KNOX
SAMSON FARNELL REGINALD THOMPSON ROWLEY
GEORGE FARNELL HARRY GRIFFITHS
CHARLES HICKMAN WALTER OWEN
RICHARD FARNELL ERNEST ROBINSON
JOSEPH THOMAS HOLLAND JOHN BROWN
FREDERICK BOUCHER CHARLES H WHITEHOUSE
JOB WHITEHOUSE WILLIAM HOLT
WILLIAM POTTS ARNETT ALBERT GRIPTON
THOMAS RUSSELL THOMAS CARVER
HAROLD KENDALL ALBERT BENTON
RICHARD FRANKS ERNEST ROOBOTTOM
JOHN H MANN CVT HAWKINS
GEORGE ROLAND BENTON ALBERT RUSSELL
GEORGE H DAVIES GEORGE LOCKLEY
HAROLD SMITH EDWIN MORRIS
JACK SHORTER GEORGE WHITEFIELD BOWEN
ROBERT MITCHELL JAMES ERNEST BOWEN
WILLIAM ASKEY WILLIAM TAPLIN
CLARENCE PARSONS WILLIAM WILLIAMS
WILLIAM ROBERT BOWEN THOMAS BOSWORTH
WALLACE T LAWSON JOSEPH STOKES
JOHN ANSELL JAMES BLAND
SELWYN H BROUGH JAMES E DEVALL
SIDNEY M DUNN KENNETH G GRIFFITHS
JOHN HICKS RONALD PLANT
JOHN H POWELL ARTHUR SEERS
JOSEPH STOKES ROBERT C PERKS
ALEC WEBB FRANK D F C WILLIAMS
What Happened This Week 50/100 years ago…by Mike Belcher
Cannock Advertiser 5th November 1970 Description of the Cheslyn Hay youth club’s Halloween Night.
5th November 1970 The waiting list for Cheslyn Hay’s playgroup at the Salem Schoolroom has become so great that the organisers will be holding more sessions a week to cope. Full details.
Cannock Advertiser 6th November 1920 Full story of the regrettable incidents which occurred in the Penkridge Charity Cup match between Cannock Discharged Soldiers and Cheslyn Hay United on Cannock Wake Monday. Oct 23rd.
6th November 1920 The weekly meeting of the Cheslyn Hay Literary and Debating Society took the form of a “Mock Parliament”, with details of the speakers and the outcome.
6th November 1920 Details of the marriage of Miss. Ruby L. Hosegood of Dorset House, Cheslyn Hay.