The Cheshire Roll Of Honour

Remembering all from Cheshire who have served in the armed forces from 1899 to present day.

22,561 People listed under WW1. 7,105 From WW2. 14 From the Boer War.
Other conflicts 28 and 932 Civilians. In total 30,640 are listed in The Cheshire Roll Of Honour.

More than a name

The Cheshire Roll Of Honour was originally started to remember all those who lost their lives in the Great War of 1914-1918 who came from the county of Cheshire England. The roll was extended to also remember the men and women who lost their lives in the 1939-1945 world war (WW2). It was decided that along with remembering the ones who never came back, it should also contain those who did. The Cheshire Roll Of Honour NOW also includes the Boer war and all conflicts since 1945.

You can not only read a soldiers profile but also locate where they are buried or commemorated around the world. By putting their stories together and whenever possible a face to a name, keeps the memory of those who gave all, so we could live in freedom today and in the minds of the future generations.

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Showing the real person behind the name

The Cheshire memorial roll is working hard researching the men & women who have served on our behalf, we want to remember that they are not just names but people who had lives before joining the services.

In order to do this we need your help, do you have any pictures or information relating to any of the names we have listed on the site, or maybe you have someone who needs adding.

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A few who lost their lives on this day.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.

Sunday 24th September 1944
(77 Years this day).


DOUGLAS HATTON

Driver T/10706563 Douglas Hatton 22 years old from Winsford
Tuesday 24th September 1918
(103 Years this day).


John William HILTON

Sapper 446499 John William Hilton 40 years old from Birkenhead
Monday 24th September 1917
(104 Years this day).


Patrick CUNNIFF

Private 260200 Patrick Cunniff 34 years old from Chester
Monday 24th September 1917
(104 Years this day).


PETER OATES

Private 32251 Peter Oates 19 years old from Cheshire Virtual
Friday 24th September 1915
(106 Years this day).


ROBERT ANTHONY BARBER

Private 16967 Robert Anthony Barber 19 years old from Crewe
Friday 24th September 1943
(78 Years this day).


RONALD WARD CARTER

Lance Corporal 7640280 Ronald Ward Carter 23 years old
Sunday 24th September 1916
(105 Years this day).


THOMAS JUDSON

Corporal 28976 Thomas Judson 26 years old from Nantwich
Sunday 24th September 1916
(105 Years this day).


Thomas AVERY

Sergeant 80125 Thomas Avery 30 years old from Sutton
Friday 24th September 1915
(106 Years this day).


Thomas John EDGE

Able Seaman 5/148 Thomas John Edge 23 years old from Cheshire Virtual
Monday 24th September 1917
(104 Years this day).


THOMAS WILLIAM WORTHINGTON

Private 24068 Thomas William Worthington 29 years old from Runcorn
Monday 24th September 1917
(104 Years this day).


Wilfred MAYERS

Private 27947 Wilfred Mayers 26 years old from Aldford
Friday 24th September 1915, (106 Years this day).


George HADFIELD

Private 5209- George Hadfield 32 years old from Hyde
Friday 24th September 1915, (106 Years this day).


Mark SCOTT

Private 10500- Mark Scott 18 years old from Stockport
Sunday 24th September 1916, (105 Years this day).


HAROLD CLARKE HOUGHTON

Rifleman 26/809- Harold Clarke Houghton 41 years old from Runcorn
Sunday 24th September 1916, (105 Years this day).


DOUGLAS ALLAN ORD-MACKENZIE

Second Lieutenant Douglas Allan Ord-mackenzie 28 years old
Sunday 24th September 1916, (105 Years this day).


FRANK WILKINSON

Private 37174- Frank Wilkinson 26 years old
Sunday 24th September 1916, (105 Years this day).


Arthur BUSHELL

Sergeant 1675- Arthur Bushell from Wallasey
Sunday 24th September 1916, (105 Years this day).


Arthur Thomas JONES

Private 4466- Arthur Thomas Jones from Birkenhead
Sunday 24th September 1916, (105 Years this day).


Peter JOYCE

Private 53558- Peter Joyce from Altrincham
Sunday 24th September 1916, (105 Years this day).


Walter JULIAN

Private 53580- Walter Julian from Northwich


We have 62 listed from Cheshire who fell on this day. View All..

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You will get to see a lot of interesting material and historical items on display as well as us.

Upcoming Events

13/11/2021
First World War Commemorative Exhibition


SATURDAY, 13 NOVEMBER 2021 FROM 10:00 am 17:00 pm
Haslington, Crewe.
Hosted by Cheshire Villages War Society
Free entry
St. Mathews Church Hall, Park Lane, Haslington, Crewe.

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