Conflict : WW1
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
11th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service No 17105
Born Pershore, Worcestershire
Died aged 23 between 24th April 1917 and 25th April 1917
Son of William Thomas and Hannah Need, of Priest Lane, Pershore, Worcestershire
Commemorated on Doiran Memorial, Greece.
11th Worcesters. Son of Verger Need, Engine Terrace. Died April 24th in Salonica.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Pershore Abbey with the information: Worcestershire Regiment
Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men’s Club
Worcester Cathedral Cloister Windows Bell Ringer
A photograph of Sergeant J. Need of Pershore can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 23rd June 1917, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: