Fundraising and how you can help

Our group of churches rely greatly on help and support from the community. We hold fund raising events throughout the year. If you could help by donating to our funding please click on one of the churches to find out more and visit our GoldenGiving page

 

 


        

 

 

 

James WILLIS

Private

2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment

Service No 241223 

Born and enlisted Worcester, resident Broomhall, Worcestershire

Died of wounds aged 21 on 21st April 1918

Son of John and Mary Willis, of Broomhall, Worcester

Buried in Gent City Cemetery, Belgium, Grave C. 13. 

 

James Willis was born in 1897 in Wichenford, one of nine children of John and Mary who had married in 1886.  John was employed as a Farm Bailiff.  On the 1911 census James was living at home with his parents and 2 younger sisters at Voyce Place, Wichenford.  He was employed as a Cow boy on farm.

 

United Parish Magazine, Wichenford, February 1915: Roll of Honour

 

A photograph of Lance Corporal James Willis can be found in Berrow's Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 21st September 1918, available at Worcestershire Archives.

Haven for heritage and wildlife

As part of the Heritage Lottery Fund Project at St James we are engaged in the Caring For God’s Acre project a national charity dedicated to the conservation of graveyards, special places found in the heart of communities all over the country. 

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