Roll of Honour 1939-1947

Surnames starting with W

The list below show all ranks of the Worcestershire Regiment who lost their lives in the Second World War of 1939-1945 (plus 1946-47).

LIST WAS LAST UPDATED ON THE 9th SEPTEMBER 2012

Surname
Forenames
Number
Rank
Location
DOD
Battalion
Age

Wadham

Harold Ernest

5503485

Pte.

Burma

13/02/1945

2nd

28

Wadley

Edmund

5253661

Pte.

India

04/06/1941

2nd

22

Waites

Tom Robert

4623315

Pte.

Tripsrath, Germany

19/11/1944

1st

31

Wakefield

Harry

5239799

C.Q.S.M.

U.K.

28/12/1946

-

44

Walbey

Albert Kitchener

7938897

L./Cpl.

Burma

29/05/1945

2nd

28

Walker

George Albert

14496639

Pte.

Vehlingen, Germany (DoW)

28/03/1945

1st

18

Walker

John Henry

764284

Sergt.

Dunkirk, France

29/05/1940

8th

34

Wall

Reginald Arthur

14683120

Pte.

Le Quesnee, France

13/07/1944

1st

18

Wallace

Adam

5247787

Pte.

Eritrea

18/03/1941

1st

29

Wallis

Hubert Frank

5571345

Pte.

Dunkirk, France

29/05/1940

8th

21

Walmsley

Arthur

4197175

Pte.

Belgium

23/05/1940

7th

21

Walsh

Harold Frederick

14552753

Pte.

Tripsrath, Germany

21/11/1944

1st

19

Walsh

Mainwaring Ravell

-

Brigadier

Pas de Calais, France

15/05/1940

att.

64

Walters

Percival Walter

5346428

Pte.

Tripsrath, Germany

19/11/1944

1st

30

Ward

Horace Arthur

14397534

L./Sergt.

Elst, Netherlands

24/09/1944

1st

27

Ward

James Henry Herbert

5109063

Sergt.

Egypt

14/11/1942

1st

24

Wardle

Alfred Gordon

5252890

Pte.

India

28/07/1941

2nd

20

Warman

Harry Leslie

5245694

C.S.M.

Dunkirk, France

29/05/1940

8th

34

Warner

James

5250962

Pte.

Italy (POW)

10/12/1942

1st

23

Warren

Charles Frederick

6349988

Pte.

Tripsrath, Germany

19/11/1944

1st

28

Wassell

Charles Joseph

5258553

Pte.

U.K.

05/12/1942

-

33

Waters

James William

14654577

Pte.

La Variniere, France

10/08/1944

1st

28

Watkins

Alstan Heath

138104

Lieut.

Burma

11/04/1944

7th

26

Watkins

Noel

174313

Captain

Randwijk, Netherlands

29/09/1944

1st

31

Watkins

Oliver

6453134

W.O.II

U.K.

01/09/1946

-

43

Watson

Robert George

5257435

Pte.

Burma

06/05/1944

7th

28

Watson

William

5055354

Pte.

Randwijk, Netherlands (DoW)

30/09/1944

1st

31

Waugh

James William

5253041

Pte.

Pas de Calais, France

25/05/1940

7th

20

Way

James

5504002

Pte.

India

06/12/1943

2nd

24

Webb

Donald George

273704

Lieut.

Burma

19/12/1944

2nd

25

Webb

Ernest

5257136

Pte.

Route de Tilly, France

27/08/1944

1st

31

Webb

Harold Algernon

5243579

C.S.M.

Dunkirk, France

28/05/1940

8th

47

Webb

Walter Thomas

2751773

Pte.

Dunkirk, France

28/05/1940

8th

30

Weston

Charles William

5499551

Pte.

Burma

22/01/1945

2nd

25

Weston

Peter Tuck

124469

Major

Hill 112, France

23/07/1944

1st

24

Whaley

George Alexander

2024001

L./Cpl.

Italy (POW)

31/12/1942

1st

??

Whatsize

James

5256155

Pte.

Egypt

14/11/1942

1st

26

Wheeler

William Leonard Alfred

5252100

Pte.

Dunkirk, France

21/05/1940

8th

24

Whiles

Charles Henry

2033595

Pte.

Burma

19/03/1945

2nd

28

Whitaker

John Ambler

5251617

Cpl.

Italy (POW)

02/04/1944

1st

23

White

Charles Henry

5250058

Drummer

Belgium

23/05/1940

7th

??

White

Charles Michael Patrick

5247080

Pte.

U.K.

17/01/1943

-

??

White

George

3651726

Pte.

Eritrea

17/03/1941

1st

30

White

John William

5257423

Pte.

Mt. Pinçon, France

08/08/1944

1st

30

White

Laurence Arthur

5243547

Sergt.

Nigeria

11/06/1941

-

43

White

Leslie Roland

5254767

Pte.

Burma

08/05/1944

7th

27

Whitehall

Robert

5251353

Cpl.

Eritrea

19/03/1941

1st

22

Whitehead

Ronald George

6103380

Pte.

Vehlingen, Germany (DoW)

29/03/1945

1st

25

Whitehouse

Charles

5258496

Pte.

Western Europe

08/08/1944

1st

35

Whittingham

Robert Leslie

14424566

Pte.

Tripsrath, Germany

19/11/1944

1st

19

Whyte

Thomas

3714104

Pte.

Eritrea

31/03/1941

1st

23

Wilcox

Leonard Alfred

6103419

Pte.

Cahagnes, France

01/08/1944

1st

24

Wild

George William

4915695

Pte.

U.K.

10/10/1940

8th

??

Wilkes

Frederick Charles John

5248177

L./Cpl.

Egypt

10/12/1940

1st

27

Wilkes

Percy Victor

5252492

Pte.

Le Havre, France

07/03/1940

8th

19

Wilkins

Bert

5239564

C.S.M.

U.K.

01/11/1947

-

54

Wilkins

William Leonard

5056574

Pte.

Elst, Netherlands

25/09/1944

1st

29

Wilkinson

Andrew

5253887

Pte.

Dunkirk, France

29/05/1940

8th

21

Wilkinson

Eric

5259921

Pte.

Burma

09/03/1945

2nd

33

Willetts

Daniel Samuel

5253256

Pte.

Givenchy, France

28/05/1940

7th

??

Willetts

Ronald William

14052318

Pte.

Pola, Yugoslavia

18/02/1947

1st

21

Williams

Alfred Edward John

5257871

Pte.

Mouen, France

01/07/1944

1st

32

Williams

Charles Thomas

5503192

Pte.

Burma

12/02/1945

2nd

25

Williams

David Frederick

4202274

Pte.

Burma

02/03/1945

2nd

23

Williams

Edward George William

1540282

Cpl.

U.K.

20/06/1943

-

25

Williams

Evan Richard

4198263

Cpl.

Burma

04/06/1945

2nd

28

Williams

George Richard

4197128

Pte.

Burma

11/04/1944

7th

24

Williams

William

14730532

Pte.

Burma

16/02/1945

2nd

31

Williams

William Percy

5248066

Pte.

Eritrea

17/03/1941

1st

30

Willis

Christopher

4855535

Pte.

Hotton, Belgium

25/05/1940

8th

31

Willoughby

Ernest Charles Ernie

5254924

L./Cpl.

U.K.

07/05/1945

8th

27

Wilmot

Frank

2087819

Pte.

India

31/12/1944

2nd

28

Wilsdon

Frederick

5247711

L./Sergt.

U.K.

15/02/1945

-

36

Wilson

Alfred Edward

14577344

Pte.

Burma

25/01/1945

2nd

22

Winwood

Ernest Jack

5251512

Pte.

Dunkirk, France

29/05/1940

8th

21

Wood

John William

5254388

Pte.

Burma

23/01/1945

2nd

26

Wood

Victor Charles

2043547

L./Sergt.

Burma

08/02/1945

7th

32

Woodall

Raymond

5251586

Pte.

U.K.

07/09/1945

-

24

Woodward

Albert Edward

5250737

Pte.

Elst, Netherlands

25/09/1944

1st

25

Woodward

John

153938

Lieut.

Burma

19/05/1944

7th

26

Woodward

Thomas Wilfred

4197224

Pte.

Dunkirk, France

05/06/1940

7th

20

Woolley

Arthur Benjamin

5250002

Cpl.

India

17/02/1940

2nd

28

Woolner

William Henry

13048978

Pte.

Benghazi, Libya

17/06/1942

1st

??

Worboys

Richard

5379271

Sergt.

Eritrea

10/10/1941

1st

31

Worgan

Norman

5256152

Pte.

U.K.

21/01/1942

7th

27

Worgan

Stanley

5188211

Pte.

U.K.

20/01/1942

7th

21

Wort

George Edwin Frederick

5499874

L./Cpl.

Burma

08/02/1945

2nd

24

Worthington

James

4855231

Pte.

Lille, France

21/05/1940

8th

??

Wright

Bernard

5117954

Pte.

Egypt

12/12/1940

-

??

Wright

Charles Edward

4912946

Cpl.

Dunkirk, France

26/05/1940

7th

30

Wright

Frederick Edward

5252688

Pte.

U.K.

27/02/1943

-

21

Wright

William Walter

5255674

Pte.

Burma

15/02/1945

2nd

24

Wyatt

Joseph William

5248363

Sergt.

Egypt

02/04/1942

1st

26

Wye

David Gordon

293210

Lieut.

Cheux, France

27/06/1944

1st

28

Wyer

Vincent Frederick

5251647

Pte.

Eritrea

25/12/1941

1st

21

Wykes

William Henry

5251711

Pte.

Dunkirk, France

10/06/1940

8th

20

 

Notes:

Brigadier Mainwaring Ravell Walsh C.B., C.M.G., M.C. was attached to King's Messenger General Staff.
Sergeant Laurence Arthur White (5243547) was attached to the Nigeria Regiment, R.W.A.F.F.
Corporal Charles Edward Wright (4912946) formerly of the South Staffordshire Regiment.

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