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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

 

89th Brigade On This Day.

104 Years Ago.
The Pals are engaged in truly murderous fighting whilst helping to clear Trones Wood. Losses are again heavy.

Killed On This Day.

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 12th July 1916.
Cpl 15874 William Henry Charles Askew
24 years old

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 12th July 1916.
Pte 32807 James Alfred Carmichael

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 12th July 1916.
Cpl 16087 Robert Joseph Cowman

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 12th July 1916.
Pte 26663 James William Crowe

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 12th July 1916.
L/Cpl 15424 Charles George Croxson
21 years old

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 12th July 1916.
Pte 15241 Arthur Shaw Damsell

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 12th July 1916.
Pte 26113 Noel Trewavas Harvey
20 years old

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 12th July 1916.
L/Cpl 15002 Arthur James Henshaw
26 years old

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 12th July 1916.
Pte 22404 Harry Hewitson

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 12th July 1916.
2nd Lieut Harold Crispin Hick

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 12th July 1916.
L/Cpl 22415 John Dykes Holt

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 12th July 1916.
Pte 24484 William Archer Houseman

A total of 22 Pals where killed on this day. View All