Oldham, Royton Cemetery (Soldiers' MIs)

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World War 1
SurnameForename(s)RankDetails
ADLINTONJohnPteTheaon TRAVIS who died Oct-15-1918 aged 81 years also Sarah Ann his wife who died Aug 25th 1904 aged 69 years also in ever loving memory of Pte John ADLINTON who died of dysentry Nov-10-1918 in his 21st year buried at Dedeagatch British Cemetery Turkey
BAMFORDJoePteIn memorium John BAMFORD who died Decr 9th 1913 aged 61 years also Mary Elizabeth his wife who died Jany 24th 1928 aged 73 years also Alice Mary daur of the above who died decr 3rd 1897 aged 3 years also Harry son of the above who died Octr 7th 1888 aged 6 years also Sarah Ann BAMFORD who died May 24th 1910 aged 62 years at rest also Hyrum BUTTERWORTH who died April 5th 1878 in his 26th year also Harry his son who died Novr 14th 1875 aged 6 months both interred at St Paul's Church Royton gone but not forgotten In loving memory of Pte Joe BAMFORD 2/6 Manc Regt who died of wounds Feby 5th 1918 at Ypres aged 22 years interred at Menin Road Cemetery he gave his life for the land of his birth In memory of William CLARKSON died March 15th 1951 aged 16 years
BARLOWJohnIn loving memory of Robert BARLOW JP who died April 12th 1951 aged 78 years also of Alice the beloved wife of Robert BARLOW who died August 10th 1928 aged 58 years also Joseph the beloved son of Robert & Alice BARLOW who died Feby 27th 1898 in his 3rd year also John their beloved son who was killed in action in France August 25th 1916 in his 23rd year he nobly answered duty's call he gave his life for us and all but the unknown grave is the bitterest blow which none but aching hearts can know also Emily beloved wife of Robert who died March 6th 1962 aged 75 years
BEATYJamesPteIn loving memeory of Pte Leonard Beaty NEWPORT K.S.L.I only son of John William & Eliza Jane NEWPORT who died of wounds received in France August 7th 1918 aged 23 years "may his reward be as great as his sacrifice" also Pte James BEATY 18325 K.S.L.I. who was killed in action in France March 18th 1916 aged 19 years "he paid the supreme sacrifice"
BIDWELLHarryLoving memories of Walter and Phillis BIDWELL and family Annie, Harry (killed in action) and Mark [CWGC list as: Son of Mrs. Phillis Bidwell, of 42, Radcliff St., Royton, Oldham died 12 Dec 1917]
CARTERHarryCplIn loving memory of John CARTER died Jany 23rd 1919 aged 53 years also of my dear husband Cpl Harry CARTER son of the above who fell in action in France June 9th 1918 aged 28 years gone is the face I loved so dear silent the voice I loved to hear the best that God could lend the dearest husband ... at rest also Ellen Nellie daughter of the above who died August 31st 1926 aged 15 years
FAIRBROTHERJohnIn loving memory of John FAIRBROTHER who died Novr 19th 1930 aged 84 years also Betsy wife of the above who died Novr 25th 1929 aged 80 years also Gunner John FAIRBROTHER RFA who fell in action at Ypres July 20th 1917 aged 23 years also John FAIRBROTHER Grenadier Guards killed in action at Salerno Sept 16th 1943 aged 22 years also Elizabeth Ann the dearly loved wife of Edwin FAIRBROTHER who died March 20th 1940 agd 67 years also Edwin FAIRBROTHER died Decr 28th 1967 aged 95 years
GREENWOODJamesPteIn loving memory of John Edward GREENWOOD who died Feby 15th 1917 aged 64 years also of Hannah his wife who died July 21st 1910 aged 57 years also of Pte James GREENWOOD their beloved son who died from wounds received in action in France April 25th 1917 aged 23 years he sleeps not in his native land but neath foreign skies far from the ones who loved him dear in a hero's grave he lies also Maria wife of James HADFIELD who died Decr 26th 1937 in her 61st year also the above James HADFIELD who died March 12th 1938 in his 67th year gone but not forgotten
HEALEYJohnPteI loving memory of Ethel DAWSON died Augt 19th 1917 aged 16 years also Pte John HEALEY who fell in action in France April 26th 1917 aged 32 years also Jonathan DAWSON who died May 21st 1928 aged 67 years ? [gravestone sunk unable to read any more of inscription]
HOLDENThomasIn loving memeory of Alfred HOLDEN of Royton who died Aug 28th 1931 aged 79 years also Elizabeth the beloved wife of Alfred HOLDEN who died Sep 8th 1912 in her 57th year also Ethel eldest daughter of the above who died May 3rd 1909 in her 28th year also Thomas only son of the above who was killed in action at Mailly Maillit France Nov 15th 1916 aged 22 years he gave his life for his country abide with me also Martha Annie wife of the aforesaid Alfred HOLDEN who died Nov 30th 1854 aged 85 years also Sarah daughter of the afore-said and beloved wife of Samuel Porter who died Nov 22nd 1949 aged 65 years
HOLMESHarryPteIn memory of John HOLMES of Middleton Rd Royton who died May 19th 1899 aged 60 years also Jane wife of the above who died Nov 30th 1924 aged 79 years also Pte Harry HOLMES Machine Gun Corps dearly loved son of John and Jane HOLMES who was killed near Ypres Belgium Novr 14th 1917 aged 33 years also Hannah BOYLING daughter of the above who died MArch 9th 1951 aged 70 years sunshine passes shadows fall but sweet remembrance outlasts all
KENWORTHYFrankGunnerIn loving memory of my dear husband James KENWORTHY died Feby 26th 1935 aged 65 years also Hannah his beloved wife died Feby 10th 1940 aged 72 years also Gunner Frank KENWORTHY son of the above who was killed in action April 1st 1918 aged 25 years God's greatest gift remembrance also Thomas son of the above died May 19th 1946 aged 55 years
LEESJosephIn loving memory of Joseph LEES of Higginshaw Lane who died Decr 29th 1905 aged 61 years also Jane wife of the above who died Jany 8th 1929 in her 82nd year also Herbert J M LEES son of the above who died March 11th 1898 aged 2 years also James, Mary and Ethel children of the above who died in infancy interred at Greenacres Cemetery also Joseph son of the above who died in France August 31st 1918 aged 38 years also Hilda KENWORTHY grand-daughter of the above who died March 27th 1915 aged 6 years to one dearly loved to be forgotten
MELLORHarryIn loving memory of Thomas VERNON died April 15th 1899 aged 76 years also Nancy wife of the above died December 1925 aged 76 years also Harry the dearly loved husband of Miriam MELLOR and son-in-law of the above died of wounds March 30th 1918 aged 32 years and interred at Montmedy France treasured memories also the above Miriam a dear sister and auntie died October 25th 1977 aged 89 years re-united
MELLORJoeIn affectionate remembrance of Joe MELLOR who died November 27th 1891 aged 69 years also of Betty the beloved wife of Joe MELLOR who died October 12th 1884 aged 51 years also of Robert.the beloved son of Joe and Betty MELLOR of Market Street Royton who died September 19th 1883 aged 27 years also of Thomas and Sarah Ann their children who died in infancy and were interred at St Pauls Royton also of Joe son of the above Robert Mellor who was killed in action at Courville France May 27th 1918 aged 35 years also of Betty daughter of the above Joe and Betty MELLOR who died Sep 10th 1924 aged 63 years also of Jane daughter of the above who died January 20th 1936 aged 78 years
MOORCROFTThomasIn loving memory of William MOORCROFT who died March 17th 1909 in his 56th year also Eliza his beloved wife who died Aug 6th 1920 in her 69th year also Ethel daughter of William and Eliza MOORCROFT who died Feb 13th 1892 aged 9 weeks also Amelia their daughter who died July 9th 1893 aged 15 years also Thomas their son who fell in action in France Nov 4th 1918 aged 34 years also Eva wife of Harold WHITLOW died Feb 16th 1929 aged 35 years thy will be done
NEWPORTLeonard BeatyPteIn loving memory of Pte Leonard Beaty NEWPORT K.S.L.I. only son of John William & Eliza Jane NEWPORT who died of wounds received in France August 7th 1918 aged 23 years "may his reward be as great as his sacrifice"also Pte James BEATY 18325 K.S.L.I. who was killed in action in France March 18th 1916 aged 19 years "he paid the supreme sacrifice"
OGDENWilliamIn loving memory of Lavinia the beloved daughter of Holland & Elizabeth OGDEN died Decr 12th 1930 in her 27th year also William their beloved son who fell in action in France Octr 4th 1916 in his 22nd year also Holland beloved husband of Elizabeth OGDEN died decr 4th 1941 aged 78 years also Elizabeth wife of Holland OGDEN died March 20th 1944 in her 80th year
OSBALDESTONGeorge KPteIn loving memory of Peter G OSBALDESTON who died March 21st 1914 aged 57 years at rest also Jane wife of the above who died March 28th 1934 aged 74 years also Henry Kenyon beloved son of Peter and Jane OSBALDESTON of Ashfield Road Rochdale who died Feby 20th 1911 aged 13 years until the day dawns also Sarah Ann HOLROYD daughter of the aforesaid died Jany 7th 1952 aged 64 years also Cpl John OSBALDESTON their loved son who was killed in action in France Sep 3rd 1918 in his 25th year also Pte George K Osbaldeston their loved son who was killed in action in Gallipoli Aug 7th 1915 in his 20th year
OSBALDESTONJohnCplIn loving memory of Peter G OSBALDESTON who died March 21st 1914 aged 57 years at rest also Jane wife of the above who died March 28th 1934 aged 74 years also Henry Kenyon beloved son of Peter and Jane OSBALDESTON of Ashfield Road Rochdale who died Feby 20th 1911 aged 13 years until the day dawns also Sarah Ann HOLROYD daughter of the aforesaid died Jany 7th 1952 aged 64 years also Cpl John OSBALDESTON their loved son who was killed in action in France Sep 3rd 1918 in his 25th year also Pte George K OSBALDESTON their loved son who was killed in action in Gallipoli Aug 7th 1915 in his 20th year
PLATTJohn JamesPrivateIn loving memory of Thomas PLATT who died June 22nd 1918 aged 67 years also of Sarah wife of the above who died March 20th 1929 aged 76 years also of Private John James PLATT the beloved and only son of Thomas and Sarah PLATT who was killed in action in France October 2nd 1916 aged 34 years no mothers care did him attend nor oer him did a father bend no sisters by to shed a tear no one his last goodbye to hear also Samuel OGDEN beloved husband of Sarah who died January 22nd 1971 aged 77 years also Sarah OGDEN who died February 11th 1976 in her 82nd year thy will be done
SINGLETONAbrahamPteIn loving memory of a dear wife and mother Lucy SINGLETON who died April 14th 1949 aged 73 years also her beloved husband Henry who died Dec 20th 1949 aged 79 years also their sons Pte Abraham SINGLETON killed in action Oct 8th 1916 aged 19 years John who died Sep 24th 1954 aged 50 years also their daughter Violet who died Dec 26th 1965 aged 50 years Grace WOOD who died 26th Nov 1991 aged 83 years
SMITHIESSamuelPteAt rest in loving memory of James SMITHIES of Ashton Rd Oldham who died Octr 18th 1918 aged 55 years also Mary his beloved wife who died April 1st 1935 aged 75 years also Pte Samuel SMITHIES son of the above who fell in action Sept 7th 1916 aged 25 years also Frank their beloved son who died Novr 3rd 1969 aged 75 years
SPENCERGranvilleJames SPENCER beloved husband of Sarah SPENCER who died Decr 17th 1933 aged 71 years also the above Sarah SPENCER who died Sepr 20th 1946 aged 83 years also of Frank son of James & Sarah SPENCER who died Jany 4th 1921 in his 18th years also Granville son of the above who died of wounds at Doullens France March 30th 1918 in his 20th year
STARKEYJohnIn loving memory of William STARKEY of Thorp who died February 25th 1913 aged 50 years also Sarah his beloved wife who died September 7th 1926 aged 67 years also John only son of the above who fell in action at Beaumont Hamel France November 13th 1916 aged 20 years though lost to sight to memory ever dear also Ann PORTER their daughter and beloved wife of William PORTER who died October 24th 1961 aged 68 years also William her beloved husband who died December 6th 1965 aged 85 years loved and remembered
STOCKLEYHarryIn loving memory of Willie STOCKLEY of High Crompton died March 20th 1906 aged 39 years also Harry only son of the above who was killed in France March 2nd 1916 aged 25 years also William Henry MOORES died May 12th 1939 in his 78th year also Ada Jane wife of William Henry MOORES died April 27th 1939 in her 77th year also Jane MOORES died August 19th 1929 aged 62 years peacefully at rest until the day breaks
TAYLORHerbertPteIn loving memory of Thomas TAYLOR who died May 20th 1920 aged 82 years also Sarah his beloved wife who died January 29th 1908 aged 65 years also Anna their daughter who died January 18th 1890 aged 12 years also Mary their daughter who died December 4th 1897 aged 22 years also Sarah Ann their daughter who died September 6th 1911 aged 30 years also Pte Herbert TAYLOR their son who died of wounds at Rouen France October 11th 1916 aged 29 years
TAYLORKenneth Thy will be done in loving memory of George TAYLOR who died Feby 14th 1913 in his 58th year not my will but thine be done also of Clara wife of the above who died Octr 25th 1948 in her 89th year also Kenneth TAYLOR son of George & Clara TAYLOR who was presumed killed in France November 1st 1918 in his 20th year
WHITTAKERHaroldWireless OperatorIn loving memory of Herbert WHITTAKER of Ashleigh Royton who died July 27th 1922 aged 49 years also Emma the beloved wife of Herbert WHITTAKER who died August 16th 1928 aged 56 years also of Harold the dearly loved son of Herbert & Emma WHITTAKER who was accidentally drowned on 6th August 1918 at Civita v Conia Italy whilst serving as a wireless operator during the Great War aged 18 years
WILDEGranvillePrivateIn loving memory of James the beloved husband of Nancy WILDE died April 9th 1919 aged 53 years also Nancy wife of the above died Decr 6th 1936 aged 73 years also Pte Granville WILDE their son died at Salonica Sepr 1st 1916 aged 20 years though the sea divide his grave from us he will never be forgotten also Clarence the beloved husband of Elizabeth WILDE died June 22nd 1931 aged 32 years treasured memories
WOODArnoldPteIn loving memory of Frederick WOOD of Lees who died December 2nd 1917 aged 73 years also of Annie the beloved wife of Frederick WOOD who died Feby 9th 1884 aged 38 years also John Willie their son who died Feby 24th 1876 aged 9 years also Sarah Ann their daur who died March 11th 1876 aged 3 years also Frederick their son who died June 18th 1887 aged 11 years also Pte Arnold WOOD grand-son of the above who was killed in action at Arras April 2nd 1917 aged 22 years ... In loving memory of Mary Ellen the beloved wife of James WOOD died June 25th 1932 aged 62 years also the above James WOOD died Oct 2nd 1953 aged 86 years
WOODFrank2nd LieutIn loving memory of Mary eldest daughter of William & Jane WOOD of Higginshaw who died Octr 16th 1901 in her 23rd year also of Hannah & Elisha their children who died in infancy also the above named William WOOD who died Jukly 24th 1912 aged 63 years also of Jane his beloved wife who died December 16th 1926 aged 77 years also of their beloved son 2nd Lieut Frank WOOD of the 1st Batt Lancs Fusiliers who gave his life for his country at Menin in Belgium September 30th 1918 in his 30th year duty nobly done not my will O Lord but thine
YOUNGFrank IrvinLieutIn affectionate remembrance of Hubert Goolden YOUNG who died February 22nd 1899 aged 17 also of Frank Irvin YOUNG Lieut Northumberland Fusiliers killed in France July 25th 1916 aged 32 and of Henry George YOUNG Pte Manchester Regt who died December 19th 1916 aged 23 sons of Ralph and Mary Jane YOUNG in loving memory of Ralph YOUNG M.A. M.D. who died February 19th 1920 aged 68 and of Mary Jane his wife who died June 10th 1924 aged 73 also of Hubert Percy and Ralph Oswald sons of the above who died in infancy
YOUNGHenry GeorgePrivateIn affectionate remembrance of Hubert Goolden YOUNG who died February 22nd 1899 aged 17 also of Frank Irvin YOUNG Lieut Northumberland Fusiliers killed in France July 25th 1916 aged 32 and of Henry George YOUNG Pte Manchester Regt who died December 19th 1918 aged 23 sons of Ralph and Mary Jane YOUNG in loving memory of Ralph YOUNG M.A. M.D. who died February 19th 1920 aged 68 and of Mary Jane his wife who died June 10th 1924 aged 73 also of Hubert Percy and Ralph Oswald sons of the above who died in infancy
 
World War 2
SurnameForename(s)RankDetails
BRADBURYCharles EverittSgtIn loving memory of Albert the dearly loved husband of Edith Annie BRADBURY who died Nov 9th 1956 aged 63 years also Edith loving wife of the above and devoted mother of Everitt who died April 16th 1986 aged 89 years also their dear son Sgt Charles Everitt BRADBURY RAF presumed killed West Africa March 1st 1943 aged 22 years reunited
DAVIESLL/StkLost at sea Feb 18 1944 aged 39 years H.M.S. Penelope R.I.P.
FAIRBROTHERJohnGunnerIn loving memory of John FAIRBROTHER who died Novr 19th 1930 aged 84 years also Betsy wife of the above who died Novr 25th 1929 aged 80 years also Gunner John FAIRBROTHER RFA who fell in action at Ypres July 20th 1917 aged 23 years also John FAIRBROTHER Grenadier Guards killed in action at Salerno Sept 16th 1943 aged 22 years also Elizabeth Ann the dearly loved wife of Edwin FAIRBROTHER who died March 20th 1940 agd 67 years also Edwin FAIRBROTHER died Decr 28th 1967 aged 95 years
FRANKLINFrankTreasured memories of Frank beloved son of Frank & Florence FRANKLIN killed at sea July 29th 1944 aged 20 years asleep in the deep
GRIMSHAWHerbertLeading TorpedomanIn loving memory of my dear husband Leading Torpedoman Herbert GRIMSHAW Royal Navy who died in Japanese Prison Camp Sept 14th 1942 aged 27 years also our dear mother Jane BENTLEY who died Feby 8th 1945 agwed 74 years also John T WOOD who died May 31st 1979 aged 79 years
THORNLEYJames EdwardPteOur dear sons Tpr Harry THORNLEY killed in Germany July 24th 1953 aged 19 years and Pte James Edward THORNLEY killed in Italy Sep 2nd 1944 aged 23 years also Henry THORNLEY who died June 25th 1956 aged 61 years also Carrie his dear wife who died June 17th 1975 aged 77 years also their daughter Irene THORPE who died December 11th 1972 aged 53 years Michael THORNLEY died 28th Dec 1995 aged 35 years
WEBSTERWilfridGunnerThy will be done In loving memory of Martha A AUSTERBERRY who died Octr 1st 1913 in her 58th year also Benjamin Sykes AUSTERBERRY who died February 5th 1925 aged 73 years also Gunner Wilfrid WEBSTER RA the dearly loved son of John T & Mary WEBSTER who died at Wellingnborough Oct 13th 1941 aged 24 years also Mary the beloved wife of John Thomas WEBSTER who died May 18th 1961 aged 75 years at rest
WROEWilliamFussTreasured memories of Alice INGHAM died Decr 13th 1926 aged 76 years also Ellis WROE died Decr 26th 1940 aged 52 years also Fuss William WROE Lanc Fuss the dearly loved son of Ellis & Hannah WROE who was killed in action in Belgium May 23rd 1940 aged 25 years greater love hath no man than to lay down his life for his friends
 
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SurnameForename(s)RankDetails
THORNLEYHarryTprOur dear sons Tpr Harry THORNLEY killed in Germany July 24th 1953 aged 19 years and Pte James Edward THORNLEY killed in Italy Sep 2nd 1944 aged 23 years also Henry THORNLEY who died June 25th 1956 aged 61 years also Carrie his dear wife who died June 17th 1975 aged 77 years also their daughter Irene THORPE who died December 11th 1972 aged 53 years Michael THORNLEY died 28th Dec 1995 aged 35 years

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