Regiment : Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry)
Service number : 3149
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 23rd April 1916 aged 23
Buried : Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial, Israel, Panel 3 and 5.
Relatives : Son of Clara Thorneycroft (formerly Bagnall), 34 Cannock Rd., Fallings Park, Wolverhampton, and the late Edward Bagnall
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Worcester Cathedral Worcestershire Hussars with the additional information: Private
Yeomanry, Church Army. Died Easter 1916.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
J.E. Bagnall, 1st/1st Worcester Yeomanry, 2nd Draft, embarked at Devonport 15th November 1915 for service with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt on 6th December 1915. Killed in action on 23rd April 1916.
Source for additional information: The Yeomanry Cavalry of Worcestershire 1914 – 1922.
A photograph of Captain Bagnall of Pershore, Church Army, can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 13th May 1916, available at Worcestershire Archives.