The Woolworths Museum


Woolworth Staff World War II Memorial

Killed in action : "They gave their lives that we might live"


Memoria in Aeterna.  The Woolworth War Memorial was carved in oak and inlaid with gold.  It does not include the names of the fallen.  We are proud to honour all those whose names we know.  Rest in peace.

Adams, F.C. 329 Camden Town

Aldridge, J.255 Southwark Park Road

Andsell, A.440 Cardiff

Aslen, J. F.Metropolitan District Office

Ashton. B.274 Rochdale

Atikinson, C.87 Acton

Atkinson, F.136 Lancaster

Baker, G.161 Oxford Street

Ball, A. S.484 Cardiff

Bath, J. L.289 Fratton, Portsmouth

Beaumont, C. A.68 Watford

Bell, R.118 Glasgow

Bendall, J. B.452 Hitchin

Boardman, F.406 Harrow

Brier, P. D.52 Huddersfield

Broad, C. L.246 Ilfracombe

Carter, J.1 Liverpool

Clark, R.171 York

Clarke, C.5 Leeds

Conn, G.550 Hornchurch

Cooper, B.N.360 Barnsley

Cooper, C.720 Hayes, Kent

Corrigan, D.71 Sutton

Counsell, S. S.81 Weston-Super-Mare

Crawford, D.755 Rothesay

Crawford, J.39 Glasgow

Cragg, E. F.307 Newbury

Craig, J.118 Glasgow

Cronin, H.15 Peckham

Cross, D. A.159 Carlisle

Croxton, A. R.103 Birmingham

Crowe, H.734 Kenton

Curtis, C. C.184 Bedford

Day, C.551 Christchurch

Day, R.295 Windsor

Dawson, H.493 Chippenham

Dixon, C.308 Rhyl

Dorward, D. K.189 Oxford

Drakard, L.29 Derby

Draper, T.700 Cheapside, London

Drury, C.293 Upton Park

Edwards, L.685 Bridport

Fischer, N.48 Stockport

Fisher, J. A.604 Morriston

Forrester, J.Liverpool District Office

Fox, G.48 Stockport

Frowd, L. W.139 Weymouth

Gardner, L. W.205 Enfield

Glennon, W. E.636 Chesham

Gould, E. G. S.25 Cardiff

Grant, I. M.152 Birkenhead

Greenwood, J. H. R.Executive (Head) Office

Grimshaw, H.22 Warrington

Gristwood, F. L.321 Durham

Handley, A.213 Edinburgh

Hardcastle, C.171 York

Harding, W.316 Bishop Stortford

Hillier, W.192 Margate

Hookham, F. W.632 Sevenoaks

Howell, T.239 West Ealing

Hughes, P. M.571 Dunstable

Humphries, W. C.111 Reading

Hunt, E. G.367 Upper Edmonton

Illingworth, W. R.5 Leeds

Jaggard, G. D.247 Woking

James, J. B.287 Llanelli

Karn, T. D.304 Camborne

Keetch, R. S.110 Taunton

Knight, K.4 Manchester

Lang, H. G.56 Plymouth

Livesay, N.344 Bognor 

Lomax, A.89 Worthing

Lucas, D. B.9 Woolwich

McCall T.482 Bacup

McIntyre, R. E.44 Norwich

McKenzie, A.197 Perth

Mair, G.180 Leith

Mason, E.239 West Ealing

Millward, N.4 Manchester

Mitchell, A. R.215 Leigh

Molloy, P.4 Manchester

Moore, D.162 Kensington

Morgan, C. P.135 Swansea

Morgan, R. I.71 Sutton

Morrison, H. G.25 Cardiff

Montgomery, D.A.162 Kensington

Moore, J. T.542 Hinckley

Moss, C. J.Executive (Head) Office

Mousley, K.C.12 Croydon

Newnham, J. W.723 East Acton

Newman, S.593 Acock's Green

Niblett, J.188 Strand

Northrop, K.746 Dagenham

O'Halloran, T.257 Tottenham

O'Keefe, R.346 Whitechapel

Oldman, H. J.103 Birmingham

O'Leary, C.294 Grays

Orme, D.220 Fulham

Paine, S. L. T.5 Leeds

Parratt, E. W. C.339 Notting Hill

Pendle, R. E. 421 Penarth

Perry, S.530 Leytonstone

Pitcher, D.147 Burton-on-Trent

Plunkett, C. K.428 Banbury

Priestley, J.128 Southampton

Quin, J. S.Metropolitan District Office

Rae, R. W.118 Glasgow

Raine, F. G.161 Oxford Street, London

Rankin, H. A.1 Liverpool

Reaney, K.319 Sheffield Haymarket

Rees, W. C.728 Purley

Relph, G. T.459 Golders Green

Riddel, V.66 Blackpool

Roach, S. C.6 Hull

Roberts, G.135 Swansea

Roberts, R. F.695 Leighton Buzzard

Robertson, T. C.506 Porth

Rowe, L.235 Blackburn

Rumsan, D. D.286 Wembley

Saunders, P.81 Weston-Super-Mare

Scott, G. A.321 Durham

Skinner, L. J.14 Swansea

Smith, F. S.286 Keighley

Smith, H.227 Nuneaton

Smithers, F. P.727 Finchley

Stamper, I.216 Staines

Swain, E. H.296 Catford

Symons, D.129 Leyton

Tasker, H. G.744 Highgate

Thomas, D.52 Luton

Thompson, I.125 Gloucester

Thompson, S. G.706 Pinner

Toby, E.159 Carlisle

Tubbs, T.Warehouse

Walters, C.464 Monmouth

Walton, S. C.327 Wisbech

Watt, J. J.35 Portsmouth

Welch, J.491 Leigh-on-Sea

Whitcombe, D.677 Wells

White, G. A.176 Kentish Town

White, S.463 Oxford Street, London

Whitehead, C.230 Manchester

Whyatt, H. R.616 Hucknall

Wightman, N.154 Gateshead

Wilcher, N.702 Barkingside, London

Wiles, H.372 Farnham

Willis, J. A.177 Maidstone

Wilmot, A. A.288 Brighton, London Road

Yard, C. E. R.350 Northampton


They shall not grow old as we who are left grow old

Age shall not wither them nor the years condemn;

At the going down of the sun and in the morning,

We shall remember them

Rest In Peace


Memoria in Aeterna - Semper Fideles. We remember. FWW MMXVI


Abide with Me was sung by the Embassy Choristers, Directed by Eric Wilson Hyde
© F. W. Woolworth & Co. Limited and Oriole/Embassy Records 1962.



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