War Graves

Adjacent to Beachley churchyard are the graves of almost 100 German and Italian soldiers who were held as Prisoners of War in the Chepstow area in WW2. Four German POWS from WW1 were buried in the main churchyard but were removed to  the German Military Cemetery, Cannock Chase where the four men are now buried side by side.

Their names are:

Gefreiter Walter Kaufmann who died on November 19th 1918

Reservist Robert Kostka who died  March 3rd 1918

Pioneer Arno Hermann Schilling who died November 24th 1918

Gefreiter Walter Bette who died February 2nd 1919

 

 

 

War graves Beachley

Ahl , Kurt born 17.1.1917 died. 13.11.1945
Albrecht, Heinz born 2.2.1922 died 8.4.1945
Auth, Herman born 6.5.1917 died 7.7.1945
Bahr, Ernst born 18.9.1914 died 13.7.1945
Bilgeri, Ludwig born 10.2.1922 died 10.8.1945
Bodemer, Ludwig born 29.5.1904 died 29.10.1944
Bohmer, Franz born 12.7.1909 died 1.3.1946
Bothe, Wilhelm born 30.6.1878 died 28.8.1943
Doring, Rudolf born 16.12.1921 died 13.11.1944
Effersberg, Heinz born 25.9.1902 died 31.5.1947
Ehlert, Robert born 15.11.1912 died 22.2.1945
Feodorow died 23.2.1945
Fielder, Horst born 13.3.1926 died11.5.1945
Gedzelashuily died 20.10.1944
Gibson, Fritz born 26.1.1900 died 5.6.1945
Golla, Kurt born 13.10.1925 died 16.5.1945
Graf, Heinrich born 1.6.1921 died 9.3.1946
Hammerer, Fritz born 20.5.1921 died 2.11.1945
Heil, Albert born 21.6.1904 died 1.3.1945
Holland-Cunz, Rudolf born 3.4.1905 died 3.6.1945
Hopmann, Heinrich born 15.12.1904 died 1.4.1946
Jahn, Werner born 10.3.1923 died 26.3.1945
Kautz, Heinz born 8.7.1920 died 25.1.1943
Kidrowski, Hans born 15.8.1916 died 11.7.1945
Klessing, Albert born 10.4.1903 died 22.5.1945
Kohls, Wilhelm born 21.2.1925 died 9.2.1946
Kohnemann, Hinderich born 18.8.1909 died 4.1.1945
Kohnen, Hans born 1.2.1914 died 10.4.1943
Koschnick, Hans born 26.12.1907 died 5.9.1945
Krebs, Otto born 16.10.1925 died 8.4.1946
Kreft, Herbert born 2.7.1911 died 22.3.1945
Lehmann, Karl born 29.8.1906 died 16.4.1945
Leiss, Wilhelm born 10.11.1921 died 27.5.1945
Lepschy, Franz born 10.11.1893 died 8.4.1946
Licht, Friederich born 3.3.1907 died 12.9.1944
Makaritsch, R died 30.1.1945
Manfrass, Kurt born 9.4.1911 died 9.4.1948
Martin, Oskar born 10.11.1908 died 17.12.1945
Meder, Klemens born 20.7.1906 died 22.4.1946
Nitsche, Gustav born 30.5.1906 died 20.8.1945
Pahnke, Kurt born 3.11.1922 died 13.4.1945
Paime, Willy born 9.2.1906 died 9.3.1945
Pflanze, Karl born 6.8.1910 died 2.7.1945
Raab, Josef born 2.8.1903 died 8.1.1946
Ritter, Fritz born 22.9.1904 died25.1.1948
Roll, Rudolf born 13.3.1925 died31.12.1944
Rucker, Adolf born 23.9.1902 died27.3.1945
Russ, Josef born 25.9.1901 died 14.10.1945
Saborofski, Fritz born 30.7.1906 died 31.3.1948
Scherf, Willi born 8.3.1922 died 28.5.1944
Schleifer, Karl born 27.5.1912 died 3.9.1945
Schmidt, Karl born 5.11.1915 died 21.8.1945
Scholl, Walter born 8.3.1913 died 2.9.1945
Schon, Waldemar born 23.9.1919 died 27.5.1947
Schulzilc, Paul born 29.6.1926 died 23.2.1948
Schwibbe, Franz born 18.6.1902 died 22.12.1945
Stephan Paul, born 9.9.1910 died 7.7.1945
Strohmeier, August born14.7.1901 died 10.9.1943
Szymura Roman, born 6.2.1923 died 16.7.1945
Thomas Albin born 16.2.1910 died 19.4.1945
Wachowitz, Walter born 27.10.1918 died 1.10.1947
Weber, Heinrich born 5.5.1914 died 23.7.1945
Widdelmann, Heinz born 7.8.1925 died 15.7.1945
Wirth Emil born 16.1.1908 died 10.2.1945

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