South Staffordshire War Memorials

Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the South Staffordshire area who died during the two World Wars.

Blymhill War Memorial.

The memorial in the churchyard of St Mary's, Blymhill, takes the form of a crucifix carved in Hollington stone set on a stepped octagonal base. It was erected in 1920 at a cost of £110.


Cpl John T Colley. King's Shropshire Light Infantry.
Pte George Edwards, Grenadier Guards.
Pte Frederick G. Medlicott, Duke of Wellington's Regt.
L/Cpl Ernest W Moreton, North Staffordshire Regiment.
Pte Robert T Peake, King's Liverpool Regt.
Pte Harry Smith, Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
Pte Francis Warrender, Durham Light Infantry.


Pte William Hodgkiss, Warwickshire Regt.
Trooper Ralph Payne, 7th Hussars.
Pte Leonard Morris, Warwickshire Regt.
AB Frederick Smith, Royal Navy.
L/Cpl Harry Taylor, Black Watch.

This memorial has mostly been compiled from official sources. It would be good to be able to expand it with more personal material - memories, stories, photos, etc. If you have any suitable material or any corrections please contact Greg.