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This is a full list of names of those men and women who gave their lives in the course of the First World War while contributing to the war effort, both at home and overseas.

The roll contains not only the names of soldiers who died on the frontline, but also men and women who were fatally injured in munitions factory accidents or during other duties such as nursing.

Surname First name Date of death Rank Service number Regiment Battalion etc
Rabone James Thomas or T. J. 25/05/1918 Private 40166 South Staffordshire Regiment 7th Battalion
Ragdale Frank 15/03/1916 Private F/2039 Middlesex Regiment
Ragdale John Thomas 12/04/1918 Private 80929 Durham Light Infantry 1st/8th Battalion
Raisin George Henry 21/09/1918 Private 44837 Essex Regiment 10th Battalion
Ralph Ernest A. 13/10/1914 Serjeant 5144 South Staffordshire Regiment 4th Battalion
Ralph James 17/05/1915 Serjeant 14219 Royal Field Artillery 12th Battery
Ralph Matthew John 31/10/1916 Private 39919 Worcestershire Regiment 10th Battalion
Randall Albert Edward 23/04/1917 Private 40422 Worcestershire Regiment 4th Battalion
Randle Percy Enos 19/06/1918 Corporal 292849 Royal Engineers
Randle Thomas 23/04/1915 Private 7734 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st Battalion
Randle or Randall James Edward 27/07/1916 Private 991 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 16th Battalion
Ratcliffe Harold 20/09/1918 Corporal 11266 South Staffordshire Regiment 9th Battalion
Rathbone Charles 12/10/1916 Private 9622 South Staffordshire Regiment 8th Battalion
Rathbone Frederick 18/07/1918 Gunner 810713 Royal Field Artillery “B” Battery, 173rd Brigade
Ray Cecil Ravensbury or Cyril 20/08/1920 Sapper 26547 Royal Engineers 2nd Signal Company
Ray Thomas Albert 27/09/1918 Private 54299 Royal Army Medical Corps 9th Field Ambulance
Ray William 09/08/1915 Private 15291 South Staffordshire Regiment 7th Battalion
Raybould Joseph 26/02/1917 Gunner 86292 Royal Field Artillery “A” Battery, 66th Brigade
Reade Reginald William 04/04/1916 Lieutenant Royal Warwickshire Regiment 9th Battalion
Reading John 13/04/1918 Lance Corporal 18069 Coldstream Guards 3rd Battalion
Reaney George Edward 25/09/1915 Private 8423 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2nd Battalion
Reece Charles William or W. C. 22/08/1918 Private 9917 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Reece Matthew W. 16/05/1916 Private 1907 Welsh Regiment 1st/6th Battalion
Reed Arthur 01/07/1916 Private 240140 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st/6th Battalion
Reed George 21/10/1917 Captain Supply and Transport Corps, Indian Army Reserve of Officers 5th (Mhow) Division
Reed Joseph John 26/12/1914 Private 10903 Coldstream Guards 1st Battalion
Reedman Charles Allchin 21/11/1917 Rifleman S/27826 Rifle Brigade 10th Battalion
Reeves Harold 24/09/1918 Private 57776 Worcestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Reeves Horace Joseph 28/02/1918 Private M/321123 Royal Army Service Corps 12th Mobile Company No. 4 Centre
Reeves John Thomas 21/10/1916 Private 177530 Canadian Infantry 87th Battalion
Reeves William 18/05/1915 Private 9642 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Reid Harry Unknown Private R. R. R. C.
Remmett Harold 16/07/1916 Lance Corporal 1189 Royal Scots 2nd Battalion
Revitt Charles Matthew 12/04/1918 Private 203087 Lincolnshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Reynolds Charles Leonard 10/03/1915 Private 11565 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Reynolds Frank 01/11/1914 Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class M/1404 Royal Navy HMS “Good Hope”
Reynolds Frederick 21/05/1917 Corporal 21362 Worcestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Reynolds George 17/02/1917 Private 11652 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Reynolds George (1889) 05/06/1916 Stoker 1st Class K/19786 Royal Navy HMS “Hampshire”
Reynolds George Richard 08/03/1917 Sapper 28329 Royal Engineers 71st Field Company
Reynolds Samuel Sturgess 29/12/1917 Sapper 142205 Royal Engineers 17th Div. Signal Company
Reynolds Thomas 27/06/1918 Gunner 216359 Royal Garrison Artillery No. 4 Depot
Reynolds Walter 16/02/1915 Lance Corporal 10325 King’s Shropshire Light Infantry 1st Battalion
Reynolds William 06/05/1917 Bombardier 30938 Royal Field Artillery “D” Battery, 177th Brigade
Reynolds William (1889) 15/10/1915 Private 14848 Grenadier Guards 1st Battalion
Reynolds William (1895) 26/05/1915 Private 4064 Lancers 9th (Queen’s Royal)
Reynolds William George Unknown Private Leicestershire Regiment
Rhoden Joseph Charles 28/11/1917 Serjeant 6299 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2nd Battalion
Rhodes Ernest 13/11/1916 Lance Corporal 12998 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Rhodes George L. 23/10/1916 Private 27577 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1st Battalion
Rhodes Job B. 23/10/1916 Private 27578 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1st Battalion
Rhodes John 18/07/1916 Private 2609 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1st/5th Battalion
Rhodes Leonard 13/11/1914 Private 8 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1st Battalion
Rice Edmund Gabriel 03/05/1918 Lieutenant Royal Air Force No. 2. School of Instruction (Redcar)
Rice Samuel 26/09/1915 Serjeant 8952 Worcestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Richards Alton 24/08/1918 Private 345034 Manchester Regiment 12th (Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry) Battalion
Richards Arthur David 11/04/1918 Private 200408 Durham Light Infantry 1st/8th Battalion
Richards Charles 27/05/1918 Private 48445 Yorkshire Regiment 4th Battalion
Richards Charles Ernest 11/08/1918 Private 31235 Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion
Richards Cyril 08/08/1916 Bombardier 71285 Royal Field Artillery “C” Battery, 186th Brigade
Richards Fred 20/07/1915 Driver 29086 Royal Engineers 17th Company
Richards George 08/09/1914 Private 2245 Royal Army Medical Corps 3rd North Midland Field Ambulance
Richards Henry 10/11/1919 Driver 230710 Royal Horse Artillery “V” Composite Battery
Richards James 05/03/1917 Sergeant 4480 Hussars 14th (King’s)
Richards Joseph 26/12/1914 Private 9634 Leicestershire Regiment 1st Battalion
Richards Samuel George 28/06/1917 Private 203268 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st/5th Battalion
Richards Thomas 07/09/1916 Serjeant 12298 Highland Light Infantry 14th Battalion
Richards William 26/09/1917 Private 202103 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd/5th Battalion
Richards William Ernest 04/12/1916 Private 24480 Grenadier Guards 3rd Battalion
Richards William Henry 12/04/1918 Private 30268 East Yorkshire Regiment 10th Battalion
Richardson E. Unknown Private Royal Army Medical Corps 1st/3rd North Midland Field Ambulance
Richardson Edward William 02/05/1918 Rifleman 593532 London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) 18th Battalion
Richmond Alfred D. H. 07/12/1918 Chief Mechanician 5360 Royal Air Force 7th Squadron
Ricketts Godfrey Whitehead 14/04/1915 Private 2861 South Staffordshire Regiment 6th Battalion
Ridgeway E. Unknown
Rigby Frederick 27/05/1918 Private 49533 Lincolnshire Regiment 1st Battalion
Rigby Thomas Henry 28/12/1920 Private 8717 Hampshire Regiment Depot
Riley Ernest 02/10/1919 Private 385058 Labour Corps
Riley George (or J.) Henry 23/08/1918 Private 15963 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Riley George Edward 25/09/1915 Private 16765 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st Battalion
Riley Horace 29/04/1917 Private 24104 South Staffordshire Regiment 7th Battalion
Riley John 04/10/1914 Private 9141 Worcestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Riley Richard Edward 06/08/1915 Private 14923 Worcestershire Regiment 4th Battalion
Rimmer Gilbert Milne 04/06/1915 Private 3/4887 Hampshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Risi or Rise Benedetto 09/04/1918 Driver 217075 Royal Field Artillery “B” Battery, 186th Brigade
Rivett Richard William 1922 Private 4568 South Staffordshire Regiment 6th Battalion
Roberts Alfred 17/06/1916 Lance Corporal Y/463 King’s Royal Rifle Corps 13th Battalion
Roberts Ambrose 30/06/1917 Private 32154 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st/5th Battalion
Roberts Arthur 26/10/1918 Private 49124 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st/6th Battalion
Roberts Edwin Henry 01/05/1917 Lance Corporal 17026 Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Battalion
Roberts Harry 19/12/1914 Private 1704 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Roberts Isaac 22/08/1915 Private 15373 South Staffordshire Regiment 7th Battalion
Roberts John Charles 10/07/1916 Private 12820 South Staffordshire Regiment 8th Battalion
Roberts Samuel James 26/09/1916 Driver 75930 Royal Field Artillery “B” Battery, 85th Brigade
Roberts Thomas 06/08/1915 Private 21251 Worcestershire Regiment 4th Battalion
Roberts William Unknown L/A. C. Royal Air Force
Roberts William Henry 29/04/1918 Private 24028 Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment) 1st/7th Battalion
Robinson Alexander Joseph 08/08/1917 Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery 116th Battery, 26th Brigade
Robinson Alfred E. 22/02/1919 Lance Corporal M/335318 Royal Army Service Corps “P” Siege Park
Robinson Bernard Cyril 08/03/1918 Private 31213 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st Battalion
Robinson Bertram Vincent 12/10/1918 Serjeant S4/093441 Royal Army Service Corps Supply Depot
Robinson Geoffrey 21/05/1915 Captain King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, attached to Gurkha Rifles 4th Battalion, attached to 1st/4th Battalion
Robinson George 11/12/1914 Private 7202 Worcestershire Regiment 3rd Battalion
Robinson George Frederick 18/04/1918 Private 74230 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 10th Battalion
Robinson Horace James 30/11/1917 Private 39794 Northamptonshire Regiment 5th Battalion
Robinson John Thomas Unknown
Robinson Leonard 25/11/1917 Corporal 46343 Hussars 15th (The King’s) Battalion
Robinson Norman Geoffrey or Jeffery 04/06/1916 Private 2638 Staffordshire Yeomanry “D” Squadron, 1st/1st Battalion
Robinson Thomas 06/06/1917 Gunner 810221 Royal Field Artillery “A” Battery, 232nd Army Brigade
Robotham Ambrose 30/07/1916 Sapper 95180 Royal Engineers 82nd Field Company
Robotham Arthur 13/10/1915 Lance Corporal 9262 Norfolk Regiment 7th Battalion
Robotham Bert 10/08/1917 Private 33614 The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 9th Battalion
Robotham George Arthur 06/11/1914 Private 13913 Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion
Robotham or Rowbotham Horace Osborne 12/09/1916 Private F/2397 Middlesex Regiment 23rd Battalion
Rochell Albert 29/08/1916 Private 15458 South Lancashire Regiment 8th Battalion
Rochell George 18/05/1915 Private 9749 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Rochell William 24/11/1915 Private 10592 south Staffordshire Regiment 7th Battalion
Rochelle Horace Arthur 05/06/1918 Corporal 242187 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st/6th Battalion
Rochelle or Rochell Alfred 14/04/1918 Captain Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Battalion
Rock John Albert 01/07/1916 Private 17534 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st Battalion
Roden William Enoch 01/08/1918 Lance Corporal 335626 Royal Scots 1st/9th Battalion
Roffey Bernard 29/09/1918 Gunner 810330 Royal Field Artillery “D” Battery, 232nd Brigade
Rogers Albert Charles 24/08/1916 Rifleman Y/838 King’s Royal Rifle Corps 8th Battalion
Rogers Cyril Eric 13/10/1915 Private 3443 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st/6th Battalion
Rogers David 08/06/1917 Private 200411 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st/5th Battalion
Rogers Ernest 04/09/1918 Private 285255 Welsh Regiment 13th Battalion
Rogers Frederick Charles 10/07/1917 Gunner 116556 Royal Garrison Artillery 244th Siege Battery
Rogers George 11/11/1919 Private 187181 Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Rogers George Thomas 01/07/1917 Serjeant 67064 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 2nd Battalion
Rogers Jack 22/08/1918 Private 38209 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st/6th Battalion
Rogers John 02/02/1921 Private 8576 Royal Defence Corps
Rogers John Wisedale 03/05/1917 Private 308098 Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment) 2nd/7th Battalion
Rogers Samuel 04/04/1918 Private 40647 Suffolk Regiment 2nd Battalion
Rogers T. 29/08/1918 Gunner 94669 Royal Garrison Artillery 299th Siege Battery
Rogers Thomas Harold 27/10/1918 Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force 56th Squadron
Rogers William Edward or Walter 20/09/1917 Acting Bombardier 77418 Royal Field Artillery “D” Battery, 242nd Brigade
Rolfe James 13/04/1916 Private 3388 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st/6th Battalion
Rollason George Albert 09/09/1915 Private 15148 South Staffordshire Regiment 7th Battalion
Rollason Harry 14/07/1917 Private CH/19793 Royal Marine Light Infantry 1st Royal Marine Battalion, Royal Naval Division
Rollinson Mark 28/04/1917 Private 15461 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Rooke Leonard George Hector 02/06/1920 Gunner 284674 Royal Field Artillery 165th Battery, 26th Brigade
Rooker Howard 11/04/1918 Private 69191 Northumberland Fusiliers 1st/6th Battalion
Roper William 10/08/1915 Private 2594 Royal Warwickshire Regiment “A” Company, 9th Battalion
Rose Arthur Gurney 12/02/1916 Lance Corporal 2381 London Regiment (Prince of Wales’ Own Civil Service Rifles) 15th Battalion
Rose George 1921
Ross Edwin Ernest 28/03/1917 Private 17753 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st Battalion
Roughley W. Unknown
Round David Barnett 24/09/1917 Private 37890 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd/6th Battalion
Round Frederick 15/10/1918 Private 97930 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 2nd/6th Battalion
Round William 01/07/1916 Private 16355 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 9th Battalion
Round William Henry 05/03/1917 Private 30016 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 1st Garrison Battalion
Rouse Richard 24/08/1916 Corporal 9698 King’s Royal Rifle Corps 8th Battalion
Rouse Samuel James 23/04/1917 Gunner 31728 Royal Field Artillery 8th Division Ammunition Column
Rowan Joseph 23/08/1916 Pioneer 103036 Canadian Pioneers 4th Battalion
Rowbotham Arthur 16/04/1918 Private 268380 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 2nd Battalion
Rowe John Thomas 14/10/1914 Serjeant 2709 Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Battalion
Rowe John Thomas 14/10/1914 Serjeant 2709 Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Battalion
Rowland George J. 23/07/1918 Private 266963 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 2nd Battalion
Rowland Lewis 01/01/1916 Private 10411 South Staffordshire Regiment 8th Battalion
Rowlands Frank Howard 01/08/1918 Private 38014 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Rowley Albert or Herbert 26/11/1914 Stoker 1st Class SS/103535 Royal Navy HMS “Bulwark”
Rowley Charles 28/10/1917 Acting Bombardier 286163 Royal Garrison Artillery 143rd Siege Battery
Rowley Frank 28/03/1917 Lance Corporal 16495 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st Battalion
Rowley Frederick Douglas 24/08/1917 Engineer Lieutenant Royal Naval Reserve SS “Heatherside”
Rowley George 10/08/1915 Sergeant 9340 Worcestershire Regiment 9th Battalion
Rowley Horace Leonard 30/07/1915 Rifleman A/3007 King’s Royal Rifle Corps 7th Battalion
Rowley John Stephen 14/07/1917 Private 241695 South Staffordshire Regiment 9th Battalion
Rowley Peter 28/05/1918 Private 40453 Leicestershire Regiment 2nd/4th Battalion
Rowley Richard Unknown Lance Serjeant South Staffordshire Regiment
Rowley Thomas 23/03/1918 Private 26154 Grenadier Guards 4th Battalion
Rowley W. Unknown
Rowley William Thomas 09/09/1916 Rifleman 9642 King’s Royal Rifle Corps 2nd Battalion
Rowson Joseph 30/11/1915 Private 12802 South Staffordshire Regiment “A” Company, 8th Battalion
Rowson William 17/09/1916 Private 16938 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Rudd Victor Reginald 01/07/1916 Private 20415 South Staffordshire Regiment 1st Battalion
Rudge Frederick Osborn Whale 22/08/1918 Private 40772 Bedfordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Rudge William 28/02/1915 Gunner 75788 Royal Field Artillery
Russ Percy L. 27/09/1915 Lance Corporal 3326 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Russell Albert Henry 15/05/1918 Private 17378 Coldstream Guards 2nd Battalion
Russell Arthur Darby 26/09/1917 Private 235238 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 2nd/5th Battalion
Russon Arthur William 09/04/1917 Private 18625 East Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion
Rutter Edgar 02/12/1917 Corporal 9435 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
Rutter Joseph Henry Hereward 17/10/1917 Lance Corporal 38776 Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd/8th Battalion
Ryder Frederick George 05/11/1919 Air Mechanic 1st Class 191885 Royal Air Force 52nd Training Depot Station
Ryder John 27/03/1918 Serjeant 42084 South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd/6th Battalion
Ryder Joseph 02/08/1917 Private S/21560 Seaforth Highlanders 8th Battalion
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