Middletown, Middletown Village Hall, Border Gossip, Middletown Church
War Memorial information
War Memorial information

War Memorial in Middletown Churchyard, near Welshpool.

Names of those who died during WW1

John Hugh Dyas (22) Sapper 257074 -  96th Light Rly. Operating Coy. Royal Engineers

Drowned when the HT ”Aragon” was sunk entering the port of Alexandria 30/12/1917

Remembered upon Chatby Memorial, Egpyt

b. Four Crosses    Lived in Oswestry

d. 30 Dec 1917

Worked for Cambrian Railways as a cleaner and is named on -

The memorial, by sculptor Allen G Wyon, features a statue of a draped female figure with outstretched arms. Behind the figure is a marble tablet with a rising sun motif. It includes the names of 53 employees of the company who died.

It was erected at Oswestry Station and was unveiled on 1st January 1924 and was moved to its present site in Cae Glas Park, Church Street, Oswestry in 1975.


J James

(John of Bumbletown, Middletown?)


Richard Abram Jones (26) Private 34015 Welch Regiment 12th BN

Son of Richard & Harriet Jones, The Bulthy

Burried in Middletown Churchyard

b. Circa 1890 in Middletown

D. March 31, 1916 at home (buried Apr 4 1916 - Middletown Churchyard No 34)

Thomas Edwin Jones (22) Private 2407 Montgomeryshire Yeomanry

Son of Richard & Harriet Jones, Rock Cottage, The Bulthy, Middletown

b. Welshpool circa 1893

d. March 10 1915 at home (buried March 15 1915 - Middletown Churchyard No 33)


Job Arthur Rider (39) Stoker 1st Class 292920 RN HMS Hogue

Son of William Rider of Birmingham and husband of Ellen Elizabeth Rider (nee Stannard) of Harwich

b. 1876 Wrexham

D Sept 22 1914 aged 39 when ship sunk by German submarine – in North Sea

Remembered on Panel 5 Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent


William Roberts Private 805 Essex Yeomanry

b. Great Wollaston  Lived Wickford

d. Feb 8 1915  in action    Duty location France & Flanders

Remembered on Panel 5, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium


 Richard Salter (32) Private 23892 King’s Shropshire Light Infantry

(Transfer to 3rd BN Royal Defence Corps)

Son of William & Charlotte Salter of Bulthy, Middletown

d. Nov 5 1918 aged 31 (buried Nov 9 1918)  Middletown Churchyard


Thomas Thomas Private 51721 Cheshire Regiment 16th BN

b Alberbury    Lived in Halfway House, Salop

d. 19 Dec  1917  Duty location France and Flanders

Grave XXX1D8 Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

(wife  - Gertrude Butler died Dec 25 1919 aged 39 widow of T Thomas)

Names of those who served during WW1

C Allen

G Allen

J Allen

H P Bates

J C Burnet

Nathaniel Watkin Davies  d. June 11 1969 aged 74 (husband of Alice Ester Mary of Golfa View, Middletown – grave 178)

T Davies

W Doogan

E Ellis

O E N Evans

Seymour Roderick Hilditch d. Dec 16 1977 aged 85 (husband of Florence Hilditch, Stone House – grave 37)

J Hughes

Herbert L James d. Oct 25 1956. son of Levi & Eliza James (Alberbury MIs)

L James

E Jones

R Lee

E Lloyd

A Mantle

H Mapp

George Meredith d. Mar 10 1977 aged 80 (Buttington MIs)

W E Morgan

 E Morris

George Alfred Nicholls (Buttington MIs)

F W Owen

J C Parry

S C Parry

J M Poole

W Poulter

E Price

W W Price

Donald G Quin – a commission granted October 1915 – 13th Battalion BWF Unversity PALS company (Shrewsbury Cronicle)

N Quin

George Williams Ridgeway d. Sept 8 1963 aged 70 (cf Welshpool:Croft MIs Ridgway)

A Ruscoe

George Henry Thomas (Alberbury MIs)

J N Titley

E Tong

R Tong

C E Tonge

Harry Wedge d. Aug 24 1943 aged 61 (Alberbury MIs)



Martha Lloyd