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Capt Arthur de Bells Adam (MC)
1885 - 1916


CPL David Wallace Crawford
1887 - 1916

Lce-Corpl John Joseph Nickle
1894 - 1916


Pte 17911 Morton Neill
1897 - 1916


Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft
1883 - 1918
Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft

Pte 21780 Lewis Griffiths

  • Age: 23
  • From: Flint N Wales
  • Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 19th Btn
  • K.I.A Friday 30th June 1916
  • Commemorated at: Cerisy-gailly Mil Cem
    Panel Ref: II.L.9

Born in Flint, North Wales, Lewis was the eldest son of William Griffiths.He was educated at Waterloo Road school and a member of St Mary`s Church and the Church of England Men`s Society. Prior to enlistment he worked at Golding Davis Works and was a time served Cooper. A good rugby player, he had played for the Widnes A team as a wing three-quarter on several occasions. 

He joined the 19th Bn in November 1914 and was killed in action on 30/06/1916 aged 23 when a shell landed in a communication trench. He is buried at Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Plot II, Row L, Grave 9. 

Lewis is commemorated at St Mary`s Church in Widnes.

 

Thanks to Harry Jones for this information on Lewis

 

Killed On This Day.

(102 Years this day)
Saturday 10th August 1918.
Lance Corporal 30546 Charles Harold Fairclough
33 years old