Regiment : 24th Battery Royal Field Artillery
Service number : 69551
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of wounds on 26th September 1915
Buried : Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium, Grave I. D. 32.
Birthplace : Stourbridge, Worcestershire, enlisted Kidderminster
Memorial : Wollescote School
Also appears on : Lye and Wollescote War Memorial. Lye Christ Church Window.
Credits : Researched by The Black Country Society.
Joseph Meredith came from Lye and attended Wollescote school. He volunteered for the artillery and served in the 24th Battery Royal Field Artillery with the 6th Division. They were in the front line in 1914 at Armentières and in the Second Battle of Ypres in the Summer of 1915. He was seriously wounded in September at Hooge and taken to a Casualty Clearing Station near Poperinghe where he died on the 25th September.