THE WESTON-SUPER-MARE BLITZ WAR MEMORIAL
A register of those who lost their lives due to enemy action in Weston-super-Mare and district, 1940-1944
Compiled by John Penny
Known Fatalities in the Weston super Mare Area
3/4 September 1940
At Westoria Cottage, Worle
JONES, David Gweirydd
(38) Son of William and Margret Jones of "Melrose", Mayfield Avenue, Worle. Husband of Janet Ellen Jones.
JONES, Janet Ellen
(33) Daughter of W. and J.Gillett. Wife of David Gweirydd Jones.
(3) Daughter of David Gweirydd and Janet Ellen Jones.
4/5 January 1941
At "Romola", Sand Bay, Kewstoke
BATES, Cyril Roy
(41) Son of W.F.Bates of "Tideways", Sand Bay. Husband of Rosina Florence Bates.
At Grove Road (6 killed)
ENGLISH, Harry Eldridge *
(20) of 1 Claremont Crescent, Weston-s-Mare. Son of Frank Eldridge and Cordelia English.
MARCHE, Vera Mary *
(15) of 3 Park Place, Weston-s-Mare. Daughter of Mr. H.L. and D.R. Marche. Died 6/1/41 at Weston General Hospital.
MASTERS, Philip Herbert *
(19) Home Guard of Worlebury Hill Road, Weston-s-Mare. Son of Herbert Masters.
NICKS, Kenneth Clifford Sidney *
(23) of "The Homestead", Greenfield Place, Weston-s-Mare. Son of Mrs. B.Nicks.
LAIC, Eric Frederick
(25) L/Cpl. 4751934, 4th Bn. The Green Howards (Yorkshire Rgt.). Son of Anthony and Frances Louise Laic of Highgate, Middx.
At the corner of Mendip Road
HILLIER, Ronald William *
(18) of 51 Langford Road, Weston-s-Mare.
Rectors Way (13 Killed)
At 6 Rector's Way
WAGNER, Emma *
(65) Wife of Richard Wagner.
At 9 Rector's Way
DALEY, Irene *
(19) of 39 Dorothy Gardens, Becontree, Essex. Daughter of George F. and Rosina Daley.
DALEY, Leonard Henry *
(13) of 39 Dorothy Gardens, Becontree, Essex. Son of George F. and Rosina Daley.
LUYT, Jean *
LUYT, Patricia *
PEABODY, Alice Rebecca *
(24) Daughter of Richard and Emma Beatrice Snares.
PEABODY, Kenneth Leonard *
(21m) Son of Leonard and Alice Rebecca Peabody.
PRICE, Annie Edna *
(28) Wife of William M.Price.
SNARES, Queenie Helen *
(18) Daughter of Richard and Emma Beatrice Snares.
SNARES, Ruby Amelia *
(15) Daughter of Richard and Emma Beatrice Snares.
At 10 Rector's Way
MASON, Bessie *
(35) Daughter of Philip and Millie Mason.
MASON, Millie *
(60) Wife of Philip Mason.
MASON, Philip *
(60) Husband of Philip Mason.
At Stonebridge Road
ADDICOTT, Frank *
(43) Son of Emily Addicott of 81 Alfred Street, Weston-s-Mare.
Also Killed Location not Recorded
(Is this the same person???)
Private 8th Somerset (Weston) Battalion Home Guard.
At 9 Stonebridge Road
EVANS, Stanley *
(32) Son of Mrs. Evans of 20 Upper Street, Maesteg, Glam. Husband of Florence Evans.
At 13 Stonebridge Road
MARSHALL, Malcolm John *
(10) Son of William and Ruby Marshall.
MARSHALL, Thomas Alfred James *
(84) Died 6/1/41 at Weston General Hospital.
At 17 Stonebridge Road
LEGG, Albert Victor *
(16) Son of Lucy May Jones (formerly Legg). Died 6/1/41 at Weston General Hospital.
At 40 Lonsdale Avenue
ANDREWS, Alfred Thomas *
(28) Son of Tom and Florence Maud Andrews.
ANDREWS, Celia Evelyn *
(32) Daughter of Tom and Florence Maud Andrews.
ANDREWS, Florence Maud *
(68) Widow of Tom Andrews.
STEER, Constance Gertrude *
(29) of 14 Carn-y-Tyla Terrace, Abertysswg, Rhymney, Mon. Daughter of Cornelius and Mabel Thompson. Wife of Albert George Steer.
At 8 Moseley Grove, Uphill
SENIOR, Elizabeth *
(65) Wife of P.R.Senior.
27/28 June 1942
At 160 Moorland Road
ETTERIDGE, Ivy *
(23) S.R.N. Daughter of Frank George and Amy Etteridge of 120 Buxton Drive, Bexhill, Sussex.
At 164 Moorland Road
COLES, Evelyn *
(48) Daughter of William Albert and Eliza Coles.
WILLIS, Maureen Evelyn *
(3w) Daughter of L/Bdr. William Francis Willis RA and Phyllis Annie Willis.
At 166 Moorland Road
CHIDZEY, James *
(65) Firewatcher. Husband of Rosina Helen Chidzey.
CHIDZEY, Rosina Helen *
(65) Wife of James Chidzey.
At 189 Moorland Road
CHINN, Helen Clara *
(47) Daughter of Ellen Chinn.
CHINN, Richard George *
(78) Husband of Ellen Chinn.
WILKERSON, Alice Jane *
(70) Daughter of James and Mary Ann Saunders of Scorrier, Cornwall. Widow of Abraham Wilkerson.
At 14 St. Paul's Road
HANDCOCK, Ellen Maria *
(63) Wife of John Sims Handcock.
HANDCOCK, Hilda Nellie *
(36) Daughter of John Sims and Ellen Maria Handcock.
HANDCOCK, John Sims *
(68) Husband of Ellen Maria Handcock.
HANDCOCK, John Sims *
Son of John Sims and Ellen Maria Handcock.
At 12 Malvern Road
DAVIDSON, Sydney Herbert *
(59) B.A. Licencie en Droit, Fire Guard, Cpl. Home Guard of 20 Clarendon Place, Leeds, Yorks. Son of Revd. John Davidson M.A. D.D. and Anne Davidson of "Glennan Manse", Co. Monaghan, Irish Republic. Husband of Sarah Yuill Davidson.
At 14 Malvern Road
BRIMBLECOMBE, Alice *
BRIMBLECOMBE, Lily Irene Elizabeth *
CHALLIS, Mary *
(86) Widow of Alfred Challis.
WRIGHT, Rachel Mary *
(58) of 4 York Road, Headington, Oxford. Daughter of Revd. Frank Wright of "Milnrow Vicarage", Lancs.
At 16 Malvern Road
DANNER, Frederick Leslie *
(50) of "Hilltop", Exning, Newmarket, Suffolk. Husband of Ethel L.Danner.
GLANLEY, William James *
(74) First Baron of Glanley; of St. Fagan's. Deputy Lieutenant and J.P. for Glamorgan, LL.D. of "Exning House", Newmarket, Suffolk. Son of Thomas and Louisa Tatem of Appledore, Devon. Husband of Ada Mary, Baroness Glanley.
At 20 Malvern Road
FREESTONE, Alice *
(76) Daughter of George and Sarah Ann Whitaker of Awkley, Doncaster, Yorks. Widow of Henry Freestone.
At Devonshire Road
MITCHELL, Alfred Albert Edward (James) *
(39) of 56 Gratton Road, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, Glos. Husband of Gwendoline Mitchell.
MITCHELL, Gwendoline *
(50) of 56 Gratton Road, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, Glos. Daughter of James and Jane Evans of 8 Charlwood Street, Westminster, London. Wife of Alfred Albert Edward Mitchell.
At 8 Devonshire Road
GRANEY, William James *
(61) Husband of Alice Rebecca Graney.
At 10 Devonshire Road
MORSE, Victor Albert Francis *
At 18 Devonshire Road
BRAKE, Gladys *
(46) of 3 Penybryn Terrace, Penybryn, Hengoed, Glam. Wife of Stanley Augustus Brake.
BRAKE, Stanley Augustus *
(39) of 3 Penybryn Terrace, Penybryn, Hengoed, Glam. Son of Ellen Brake of 11 Penybryn Terrace. Husband of Gladys Brake.
WESTON, Doris *
(27) Daughter of George Henry and Edith Weston.
WESTON, Edith *
(58) Widow of George Henry Weston.
At 19 Devonshire Road
PRICE, Hannah *
(72) Daughter of John Young of 16 Palmer Street, Weston-s-Mare. Widow of George Price. Died 28/6/42 at the Royal West of England Sanatorium, Weston-s-Mare.
At 35 Devonshire Road
MILES, Harry *
(71) Son of William and Ellen Miles of Bray, Berks. Died 8/7/42 at the Royal West of England Sanatorium, Weston-s-Mare.
At Orchard Street
THOMAS, Doris Violet *
(21) of 63 Dockar Road, Northfield. Daughter of Harry Violet F. Jones. Wife of Dvr. Harold William Thomas RASC.
THOMAS, Harold William
(?) Dvr. Royal Army Service Corps of 63 Dockar Road, Northfield. Husband of Doris Violet Thomas.
At 55 Orchard Street
LEWIS, Windsor Samuel Thomas *
(71) of 52 Kelston Road, Southmead, Bristol.
PICKERING, Windsor Samuel Thomas *
(71) of 10 King Street, Hollingworth, Manchester. Son of Walter and Nora Elizabeth Pickering.
PICKERING, Nora Elizabeth *
(29) of 10 King Street, Hollingworth, Manchester. Daughter of Percy and Amy Elliss of 9 King Street. Wife of Walter Pickering.
(7) W.s.M. Cemetery Plot Y 468.
PICKERING, Ruth Gladys *
(52) of 95 Hollin Hey Terrace, Hollingworth, Manchester. Wife of George Frederick Pickering.
STEPHENS, Beatrice Florence *
(44) Wife of Sigmn. George Warren Stephens, Royal Corps of Signals.
At 57 Orchard Street
HEARN, Arthur William *
(59) of 12 Coote Road, Bexleyheath, Kent.
PHILLIPS, Annie *
(86) Daughter of William and Elizabeth Picken. Wife of Frederick Phillips.
REID, William *
RIQUE, Betty *
(15) Daughter of George and Dorothy May Rique.
RIQUE, Dorothy May *
(47) Daughter of Frederick and Annie Phillips. Widow of George Henry Rique.
RIQUE, Leonard *
Son of George Henry and Dorothy May Rique.
RIQUE, Thomas Charles *
(4) Son of George Henry and Dorothy May Rique.
At 59 Orchard Street
MARSH, Henry George *
(18) of 57 Orchard Street. Husband of Ivy Winifred Marsh.
At "East Lynch", Ebdon Road, Worle
DRURY, Charles *
(64) Son of Charles Drury of Purley Farm, Lydear Plain, Wotton Bassett, Wilts. Husband of Kate Jane Drury.
At High Street, Worle
JAMES, Basil Hywell *
(67) Firewatcher of "Dunrovin", Pine Hill, Worle. Son of Revd. William and Sarah James of Pengham, Glam. Husband of Eleanor Clara James.
At Locking Road East, Worle
WHEELER, William George *
(75) of 28 Hillfields Avenue, Fishponds, Bristol.
Also Killed at Weston-s-Mare. Location not Recorded.
STOCK, Alfred Frank *
(37) of 88 Gorse Hill, Fishponds, Bristol. Son of Alfred Silvester and Matilda Stock. Husband of Ivy Stock. Died 30/6/42 at Weston General Hospital.
BATH, Frederick Charles
(40) L.Cpl. 70252, Royal Army Service Corps of Weston-s-Mare. Son of Charles Owen and Mary Louisa Bath. Husband of Amelia Annie Bath.
TAYLOR, Richard William
Sgt. 357716, No.14 Recruits Centre, RAF.
28/29 June 1942
At "Hazelmere", 22 Southside
HALL, Dina *
(79) Widow of Eli Hall.
At 24 Southside
DICKENS, Nigel George *
(8) Son of Lt. Cdr. George Dickens D.S.C.
At 1a Victoria Quadrant
HARLOW, Alfred James *
(72) Air Raid Warden. Husband of Mary Grace Harlow.
At 9 The Drive
HEWITT, William *
(54) Firewatcher. Son of Frederick and Martha Hewitt of 20 Chatsworth Avenue, Wimbledon, Surrey. Husband of Cicely Hewitt.
At 13 Oxford Street
SPOONER, Mary Helen *
(78) Daughter of Frederick and Mary Spooner.
At Winscombe Road
OLIVER, Albert Thomas William Ritchins *
(50) Firewatcher of 12 Winscombe Road. Died 30/6/42 at Weston General Hospital.
At 45 Beach Road
LITMAN, Harry *
(58) of 30 Broad Road, Kingswood, Bristol.
MOORE, Douglas Haig
(26) Seaman, Merchant Navy. Son of J. and A.K.Moore.
On the Foreshore
MORGANS, George Henry *
(45) of 36 Cleveland Road, Weston-s-Mare. Son of Herbert and Eliza Morgans of 33 St. Leonard's Street, Bow, London. Husband of Elsie May Morgans.
WALLIS, Charles *
(60) of 61 Whitecross Road, Weston-s-Mare. Son of Henry and Betsey Wallis of Kewstoke, Som.
At 20 Prospect Place
GARDENER, Alma *
(18) Daughter of Albert and Amy Gardener.
WOOD, Edith Florence *
(37) of "The Bungalow", Longwell Green, Glos. Daughter of Mr. Hicks of Whiteway Road, St. George, Bristol. Wife of Ernest Albert Charles Wood.
WOOD, Ernest Albert Charles *
(37) of "The Bungalow", Longwell Green, Glos. Son of Mrs. T.Wood of Shallards Road, Longwell Green. Husband of Edith Florence Wood.
WOOD, Janet *
(9) of "The Bungalow", Longwell Green, Glos. Daughter of Ernest Charles and Edith Florence Wood. Died 29/6/42 at Weston General Hospital.
WOOD, Patricia Florence *
(3) of "The Bungalow", Longwell Green, Glos. Daughter of Ernest Albert Charles and Edith Florence Wood.
At 22 Prospect Place
STOCK, Edwin Gilbert *
(50) Son of Frederick and Eliza Stock of 12 Little George Street, Weston-s-Mare. Husband of Gladys Stock.
At 12 Argyle Avenue, Bournville Estate
HANCOCK, Edna Constance *
(21) Daughter of Minnie Jeanette May Owens of Manchester Cottages, Church Road, Worle. Wife of Gnr. Harry Hancock RA. Died 4/7/42 at Weston General Hospital.
OWENS, Arthur *
(14) Home Guard. Son of Reginald and May J.M.Owens.
OWENS, Bernice Elizabeth May *
(12) Daughter of Reginald and May J.M.Owens.
OWENS, Reginald Charles *
(16) Home Guard. Son of Reginald and May J.M.Owens.
At 14 Argyle Avenue, Bournville Estate
GREEN, Amy *
(65) Widow of Francis Green.
At 26 Argyle Avenue, Bournville Estate
COLES, Kenneth William *
(15) Son of William Henry Coles.
COLES, Lilian May Joyce *
(9) Daughter of William Henry Coles.
At 4a Selworthy Road, Bournville Estate
PURNELL, Victor Franklyn *
(20) Son of Walter Franklyn Purnell.
Also Killed at Weston-s-Mare. Location not Recorded.
EVANS, Henry Clifford
(38) Killed by Enemy Action. W.s.M Cemetery Plot Y 419.
ORRIS, Thomas Dennis Overton *
(33) Leading Fireman NFS of "Green Gable", Moseley Grove, Uphill. Son of Thomas Overton Harris of "Triscombe", Charlton Road, Weston-s-Mare. Husband of Kathleen Ruscombe Poole Harris. Injured June 1942, died 29/5/43 at Uphill.
HOOK, Stanley Follett
(48) C.Q.M.S. 8th (Weston) Battalion, Home Guard. Son of Follett George and Agnes Hook of Weston super Mare. Husband of Winifred McCall Hook of Weston super Mare.
GREEN, Ernest Francis
LAC, 629499, No.30 MU, RAF.
Buried Weston super Mare.
BROOKS, Angus Vivian.
(37) AC2, 1490836, No.14 Recruits Centre, RAF.
Son of Ambrose and Sarah Ann Brooks of Farnworth, Lancs. Husband of Hortense Brooks of Kearsley.
(19) AC2, 1705006, No.14 Recruits Centre, RAF.
Son of Percival G. and Grace E.M.King of Llanishen, Cardiff.
NEILD, Edward William
AC2, 1489910, No.14 Recruits Centre, RAF.
Son of James and Cissie Nield of Leeds. Husband of Eunice Mary Neild of Retford, Notts.
ANNING, Kenneth Edward
(20) AC2, 1511890, No.14 Recruits Centre, RAF.
Son of Albert and Mabel Mary Anning of Ilkley, Yorks.
TEGG, Leslie Henry
(27) AC2, 1650931, No.14 Recruits Centre, RAF.
Son of James R. and Bessie Tegg of Leicester.
HINKS, Herbert George
(35) AC2, 1654464, No.14 Recruits Centre, RAF.
Son of Herbert Walter and Beatrice Jane Hinks. Husband of Winifred Hinks of Milborne Port, Somerset.
FISHER, Raymond Arthur
AC2, 1418290, No.14 Recruits Centre, RAF.
Buried Stretham Park, Surrey.
MONTI, Eric Ralph
(36) AC2, 1655593, No.14 Recruits Centre, RAF.
Son of Alfred and Eva Monti. Husband of Elsie Monti of Brixton Hill, London.
BALAAM, Edgar Donald
(20 AC2, 1423820, No.14 Recruits Centre, RAF.
Son of Edgar Henry and Blanche Balaam of Basingstoke, Hants. Died of his injuries.
27/28 March 1944
At "The Wayside", Oldmixon Road, Hutton
PANNELL, Susan Eleanor
(58) of 82 Gowan Avenue, Fulham, London. Widow of William Overington Pannell.
SHUTE, Hilda Ethel *
(35) of Oldmixon Road, Hutton. Daughter of James and Ada Elizabeth Cart of South Africa. Wife of William Allen Player Shute.
SHUTE, William Allan Player *
(41) Home Guard of Oldmixon Road, Hutton. Son of William Henry and Emma Amelia Shute of 19 Farm Road, Weston-s-Mare.
SMITH, Clara Jane
(66) Wife of George Henry Smith.