Their names are cast in bronze


A library of images of RND Bronze Memorial Plaques, Scrolls, medals & photos.

Plaque Surnames

PO/761/S Pte. Richmond NELSON R.M.L.I.
2nd Royal Marine Battalion, R.N.D.
Died of wounds in Military Hospital, Etaples, 24th April 1917.
Etaples Military Cemetery (FR 40)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Embarked RM Brigade 9/5/15, joined Bn. at Cape Helles 30/5/15-4/1/16 Invalided to UK (sick) ; 2nd RM Bn. Draft for BEF 25/9/16. Wounded at Grandcourt about 5/2/17.
Son of Richmond & Rebecca Nelson, of 21 Lewes Rd., Darlington. Native of Heighington, Co.Durham.

R/567 AB Henry NOAD R.N.V.R.
Nelson Battalion, R.N.D.
Killed in action, 31st December 1917.

Flesquières Hill British Cemetery (FR 1483)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Army Reserve 11/12/15 ; Entered 26/12/16 ; Draft for BEF 22/4/17, joined Nelson Bn. 16/5/17-16/8/17 ICT Legs, rejoined Nelson Bn. 20/10/17-31/12/17 DD.
A Grocer & Farmer ; b.Road Hill, Bath 6/9/1884 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Wife, Gertrude Annie Noad, Osborne House, Sower St., Road Hill, Nr. Bath, Wilts. ; ADM/171 = V.B. issued to Universal Legatee.

Mersey Z/986 AB Thomas NORTON R.N.V.R.
63rd Machine Gun Battalion, R.N.D.
Missing, assumed killed in action, 23rd March 1918.

Arras Memorial (MR 20)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Enlisted 4/1/16 ; Draft for BEF (Machine Gunner) 31/8/16, joined 188th Brigade MG Company 7/11/16-17/5/17 to MG Base Depot Camiers for 190th Brigade MG Company, posted to 223rd MG Company 6/8/17-1/3/18 transferred to 63rd MG Bn.
A Loco-driver ; b.1/3/1896 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Father, James, 511 Fifth St., Trafford Park, Manchester.

R/4398 AB Morgan O'BRIEN R.N.V.R.
Hood Battalion, R.N.D.
Died of wounds whilst POW in Reserve Field Ambulance at Etricourt, 26th March 1918.

(Shot wound Abdomen)
Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt (FR 398)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Army Reserve 19/12/15 ; Entered 28/6/17 ; Draft for BEF 30/10/17, joined Hood Bn. 19/11/17-24/3/18 missing, POW. b.21/11/1890 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Wife, Mary, 125 Lomax St., Darwen, Lancs.

Temp. Lt. Egbert Conrad OLIVER R.N.V.R.
Hood Battalion, R.N.D.
Missing, later reported killed in action, 5th February 1917.

Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy (FR 514)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- ex-Assistant Paymaster RN (Emergency List) ; Commissioned Temporary Lieutenant RNVR 25/10/15 ; Draft for BEF 2/9/16, joined Hood Bn. 7/9/16-5/2/17 DD. Exhumed from map reference 57d.R.9.a.1.9. to Queens Cemetery in 1919.
Next-of-Kin: Brother, Norman D.J. Oliver, Caixo Rocife 112, C.W. of Brazil Ry, Pernambuco, Brazil, later: Aunt, Mrs. Mary Alice Biscoe, "Merton," Bath Rd., Camberley, Surrey, later: Mother, Mrs. E.S. Wilson, 36 Prince Alfred St., Queenstown, S.Africa. ; ADM/171 = St.V.B. issued to Mother IC/37/226.

Clyde Z/5842 AB Albert Simon ORMOND R.N.V.R.
63rd Machine Gun Battalion, R.N.D.
Died of wounds in 45th Casualty Clearing Station, 18th March 1918.

(Gassed 13/3/18)
Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension (FR 518)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Enlisted 9/8/15 ; Draft for BEF 30/7/16, posted to 188th Brigade MG Company 1/8/16-16/12/16 to Base Depot Calais Under-age, to UK 21/12/16 ; Draft for BEF 11/11/17, joined 223rd MG Company 14/1/18, joined 63rd MG Bn. 1/3/18-13/3/18 Gassed.
CWGC incorectly record him under his former unit "223rd MG Company".
A Railway-Fireman ; b.8/9/1896(1898) ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Father, David, 29 St. James' Rd., Forfar (later of Priory Rd., High Wycombe, Bucks).

R/6194 AB James Arthur OWEN R.N.V.R.
Anson Battalion, R.N.D.
Killed in action, 25th August 1918.

Vis-en-Artois Memorial (MR 16)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Entered 4/9/17 ; Draft for BEF 5/4/18, joined Anson Bn. 8/4/18-25/8/18 DD.
b.17/7/1899 ; Next-of-Kin: Mother, Mary Ann, 8 Newton Rd., Rushden, Northampton.

PLY/16366 Pte. Francis William OWENS R.M.L.I.
Plymouth Battalion, R.N.D.
Missing, assumed killed in action, 26th April 1915.

('Y' Beach 25-26/4/15)
Helles Memorial (MR 4)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Enlisted Liverpool 30/8/13 ; Plymouth Bn. at Dunkirk & Defence of Antwerp 1914 ; MEF 6/2/15-26/4/15 DD.
CWGC incorrectly record his date of death as "3/5/15" ; A Chair Maker ; b.Aughton, Ormskirk, Lancs. 22/1/1897 ; Father, John, 18 George's Rd., West Derby Rd., Liverpool ; 1914 Star issued to father 10/9/19, clasp issued 21/7/22.