Roll of Honour 1914-1918


Private Arthur Elks, 2nd Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, died 16 October 1914 aged 24. Son of Paul and Mary Ann Elks of 62 Grayling Street, Derby

Private Bertram Lawrence Elks, 4th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment, died 13 April 1918 aged 23. Son of William Edward and Elizabeth Elks of 32 Wallington Heath, Bloxwich, Staffordshire.

Private. C(harles?) Elks, 8th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment, died 16 May 1918 aged 20. Son of Charles and Alethea Elks of 10 Castle St, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire.

Rifleman Edwin Russell Elks, 8th Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps, died 3 May 1917 aged15. Son of Edwin John and Martha Elks 209 Walsgrave Rd, Coventry

Lieutenant-Commander F J G M Elkes, HMS "Ocean", Royal Naval Reserve, died 7th December 1914

Sapper Francis Elks, 467th Field Company, Royal Engineers, died 29 September 1917 aged 24. Son of Hannah Elks of 1 Court, 2 House, John St, Derby

Private G H Elks, 2nd Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers, died 19 May 1918. No age given, nor next of kin.

Able Seaman John Henry Elkes, HMS "Glory", Royal Navy, died 31st December 1915 aged 33. Husband of Rosalie Elkes of 72 Varcoe Road, Bermonsey, London.

Sergeant Sidney Albert Elks, 1/6th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment, died 5 April 1916 aged 27. Son of William and Jane Elks of Burton-on-Trent

Private W Elks, 6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment, died 1 July 1916 . No age or next of kin.

Private William Fred Elks, 1/9th Battalion Royal Scots, died 1 August 18 aged 19. Son of Mr. D and Mrs A Elks, 18 Grove St, Glasgow (but born in Manchester).

Roll of Honour 1939 -1945

Company Quartermaster Sergeant Ernest Edward Elks, 2/2nd Battalion, Australian Infantry, died 24 December 1940, aged 32. Son of Edward Henry and Catherine Agnes Elks of Uralla, New South Wales, Australia.

Frank Henry Elkes, Telegraphist, HMS "Nith", Royal Navy, died 24 June 1944, aged 22. Son of Samuel Henry and Florence mary Elkes of Uttoxeter, Staffordshire.

Sergeant George Reginald Elks, Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, 76 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, died 28 August 1943 aged 20. Son of George and Lucy Elks of Chadsmoor, Staffordshire.

Seaman Mark Elks, HM Trawler "Ormonde", Royal Naval Patrol Service, died 16 February 1941, aged 37. Son of William Henry and Margaret Elks; husband of Elsie Elks, of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire