Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Leicestershire Police seek relatives of their Great War (1914–1918) dead

Dominique Allen of Leicestershire Police is endeavouring to trace descendants and relatives of their officers who served and died during the Great War (1914–1918). Chief Constable Simon Cole QPM plans to hold a service to commemorate the end of the Great War by inviting family members of those who gave their lives. The venue will be at Headquarters and will be on Friday 9 November 2018. Further details will be made available nearer the time. Any information on the men listed below would be gratefully received.

So far Dominique has the following list of officers:
PC Arthur PREW – Rank Private – Number 29092 served with D Battery 160th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
PC Percy SMITH – Rank Gunner – Number 29117 served with D Battery 160th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
PC Colin BRAMMAL – Rank Sergeant – Number L/28853 served with A Battery 160th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
PC John DRIVER – Rank Gunner – Number L/29804 served with D Battery 46th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
PC Charles SMITH – Rank Corporal – Number L/29119 served with D Battery 160th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
PC W.A. BAILEY – Royal Horse Artillery
PC F. HUTSON – Royal Marine Artillery
PC E.M. MADDOCK MM – Royal Horse Artillery
PC W. WOODWARD – Royal Marine Artillery
PC Joseph WALKER – Rank Gunner – Royal Garrison Artillery.
Dominique is also looking for relatives of:
PC T. GRAINGER – Rank Lance Corporal – Leicestershire Regiment
PC L. HENSON – Rank Lance Corporal – Coldstream Guards
PC E. WAKEFIELD – Rank Private – Leicestershire Regiment
PC J. BRIGGS – Mounted Military Police
PC J. COBLEY – West Yorkshire Regiment
PC R. HAZELWOOD – Grenadier Guards
PC G.A. MANTON – Coldstream Guards
PC A.W. OSBORN – Leicestershire Regiment
PC T. PERCIVAL – Leicestershire Regiment
PC A.E. REEVES – Leicestershire Regiment.
Those with ranks are those of the County Officers and those without are City officers. If you are a relative of any of these men, Dominique would be delighted to hear from you at Dominique.Allen@leicestershire.pnn.police.uk/.

via the Guild of One-Name Studies

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