War Memorial of St Mary on the Quay Catholic Church

Colston Avenue

Bristol



TO BE COMPLETED



Compiled with additional information by kind permission of the

Commonwealth War Graves Commission



AMDC

545 men of St Mary’s school and congregation joined up in the

Great War, 67 lost their lives



ARCHER-SHEE George, Lieutenant, 3rd South Staffordshire Regiment died 31st October 1914 aged 19. Studied at Stonyhurst College and Royal Naval College, Osborne. Was the subject of Terence Rattigan's play "The Winslow Boy". Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium



BARBER L (Unable to find the correct one listed with the CWGC)



BARNIDGE John, Lieutenant, 21st Manchester Regiment, died 26th October 1917 aged 33. Son of William and Jane Barnidge; husband of Margaret Barnidge, of 7, Kensington Park, Stapelton Rd., Bristol. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.



BELL Bertie Joseph, Stoker 1st Class SS/109325, H.M.S. “Indefatigable” died 8th March 1915 aged 25. Son of James and Sarah Bell, of Bristol; husband of Jane Elizabeth Ogborne (formerly Bell), of Conham Hill, Hanham, Bristol. Buried at Arnos Vale Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bristol



BELL Harold Stormont, 2nd Lieutenant, B Coy, 2/8th Worcestershire Regiment died 2nd December 1917 aged 28. Son of Edith Rhoda Bell, of 55, Linden Rd., Westbury Park, Bristol, and the late Rev. John Stormont Bell. Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France



BIDDER Arthur Henry, Private, 16575, 8th Royal Fusiliers, died 9th April 1916 aged 21. Son of William Henry and Susan Ann of Coffinswell, Newton Abbot. Buried at Vermelles British Cemetery, France



BOWDITCH Robert. New information has been supplied which suggests the he was Merchant Seaman on S S Sappho and was interred in Ruhleben Prisoner of War Camp between Spandau and Charlottenburg, Berlin at the outbreak of the war. He died whilst interred aged 57 on the 22nd November 1914. There is no record with the CWGC for this person



BRADFORD Albert, Private 10683, 1st Somerset Light Infantry, died 30th April 1915 aged 20. Son of Mrs Emily Bradford of 2, Asher Lane, Redcross Street, Bristol. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres,Belgium



BULL Frederick Arthur, (Mmeorial has “F”) Private 37815, 4th Worcestershire Regiment, died 1st June 1917 aged 19. Son of John Bull of 101, Greenway Bush Lane, Ashton Gate, Bristol. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France



BULL James Albert (Memorial has “J”) Private 300101, 1/17th Royal Warwickshire Regiment died 27th August 1917 aged 19. Son of John & Annie of 3, Nurses Rank, Pit Road, Hanham, Bristol. Buried at Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium



BURKE Edward, Sergeant 9661, B Coy, 2nd Royal Irish Regiment, died 19th August 1917 aged 26. Son of Stephen and Thurza of 17, Friezewood Road, Ashton Gate, Bristol. Buried at St Omer Souvenir Cemetery, Longuenesse, France



BUSH Bernard William, Lance Corporal, 10th Worcestershire Regiment died 15th September 1916. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.



BYRNE Herbert Fenton, Private 14015, A Coy, 12th Gloucestershire Regiment, died 24th July 1916 aged 24. Son of Fenton and Ellen of 4, Park Street, College Green, Bristol. Buried at Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’Abbe, Somme, France



CRONIN William Maurice, Gunner 1873, C Battery, 73rd Brigade Royal Field Artillery, killed in action 26th September 1915 aged 31.Husband of Emily Maria nee Bishop of 7, Lamb Street, Bristol and father of Agnes. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France



DALY John Francis, Gunner 832008, C Battery, 306 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, killed in action 16th August 1917 and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Birth registered 1898 as John Henry Daly in Bedminster, nr Bristol. He was the son of John and Ellen who in 1911 were living at 61, Dove Street, Kingsdown, Bristol. He is named as John Henry DALEY. The CWGC have his surname as DALEY, his medal card has the correct surname



DAY Francis James, Private 26966, 10th Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action 9th September 1916. Native of St James, Bristol, and he enlisted at Ton-Y-Pandy. Buried at Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France



DEARLOVE Frederick Ignatius, Private 202644, 14th Gloucestershire Regiment, died 9th June 1918 aged 38. Son of Francis James. and Maria Anne. Dearlove, nee Butcher of Bristol; husband of Mary Elizabeth Dearlove, nee Jackson of 34, Arley Hill, Bristol. Native of Cotham, Bristol



DELANEY J (Unable to locate the correct one listed with the CWGC)



DEMPSEY Charles, Able Seaman 234776, H.M.S. Monmouth, Royal Navy, died 1st November 1914 aged 27. Son of William and Alice of 1, Lewis Place, Broad Plain, St Philip’s Bristol. Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon



DONNELLEY (DONNELLY) Frank, Lance Corporal F/1946, 23rd Duke of Cambridge Own Middlesex Regiment killed in action 7th June 1917. Native of Bristol and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium



DONOVAN Ernest Robert, Private, 266630, 2/6th Gloucestershire Regiment, died 30th March 1918 aged 21. Son of Ernest Robert and Minnie Maria Donovan, of 70, York Rd., Bedminster, Bristol. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France



DRAPER Herbert Stanley, Private 202318, 2nd Royal Welsh Fusiliers, died 27th May 1917 aged 21. Son of the late James and Mary Draper, of 53, Washington St., Kingsthorpe, Northampton. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France



FERRIS Patrick Michael, Private 200107,1/4th City of Bristol Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action 2nd October 1917 aged 22., Native of St. Augustine's, Bristol and he is buried at Duhallow A.D.S. Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium



FITZGERALD Thomas, Guardsman 10557, 1st Grenadier Guards, killed in action 10th May 1915. Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, France.



FITZPATRICK Percival Cyril, Lance Corporal 9423, D Coy, 2nd Gloucestershire Regiment died 24th January 1915 aged 18. Only son of Captain and Mrs G H Fitzpatrick of 15, Clare Street, Bristol.. Buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery, Nord France



HARPER Thomas, Lance Corporal 20715, 2/4th City of Bristol Battalion, of the Gloucestershire Regiment killed in action 16th October 1916. Native of St. Augustine's, Bristol Buried at Pont Du Hem, Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, France



HARPER Walter James, Private 266879, 1/6th Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action 10th May 1917 aged 36. Son of Joseph Shipp Harper and Celia Harper, of Bedminster, Bristol. Buried at Bancourt British Cemetery, France



HAWKES Wilfred, Private 28094, 1st Wiltshire Regiment, formerly, Private 40991, Somerset Light Infantry and Private 38956 Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Died of Wounds 8th October 1918 Native of Bedminster. Buried at Marcoing British Cemetery, France



HENNESSEY Edward, Private 22625, 8th Somerset Light Infantry killed in action 4th October 1917, Buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium



HOUGHTON Charles David, Corporal 2055, 1/4th City of Bristol Battalion, of the Gloucestershire Regiment killed in action 18th February 1916 aged 26. Son of Fredrick and Bridget Houghton, of 7, King Street, Queen Square, Bristol and brother John, who also fell. Buried at Bienvillers Military Cemetery, France



HOUGHTON John Burke, Lance Corporal 266788, 1/6th Gloucestershire Regiment killed in action 9th October 1917 aged 23. Son of Fredrick and Bridget Houghton, of 7, King Street, Queen Square, Bristol and brother of Charles who also fell. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium



JAMES Burnet George, Lieutenant, 7th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps attached Royal Field Artillery, died 26th October 1915 aged 28. Son of Sir Edward Burnet James, Kt., and Lady James, of Springfort, Stoke Bishop, Bristol. Buried at Cement House Cemetery, Belgium http://www.cliftonrfchistory.co.uk/m.../WW1/james.htm



KINGSLEY James, Private 26903, 2/6th Royal Warwickshire Regiment killed in action 13th April 1918. Native of St Paul’s Bristol Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium



LAVIS Charles, Sergeant 35778, B Battery, 87th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery died of wounds 23rd September 1917 aged 31. Son of William and Matilda Lavis, of Bristol; husband of Florence M. Meacham (formerly Lavis), of 7, King Street, Queen Square, Bristol. Buried at Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, France