Published By Ben Hillidge
MACHINE YARD 7 houses off Beatrice Street close to its junction with Orchard Street
2 Private 12294 Arthur Roberts, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Also at Osbourne Yard & Orchard Street
MIDDLETON ROAD until late 19th century known as Llys Lane
1 Sergeant 718 Henry Tudor, 4 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Also Llwyn Road and Coney Green
3 Serjeant 12258 Stanley Williams, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. 40 Salop Road in1901 and in 1911 Middleton Road also lived at Salop Road and Upper Church Street. CWGC gives mother’s address as 9 Stewart Road
29 Lance Corporal 8209 Thomas Mills, 1/1Bn Herefordshire Regiment. Born Wigan moved to Llandinam then Oswestry later at 22 Coney Green, Oswestry and Victoria House, Rhayader.
Llys House Private 49866 Lawson E Edwards, 13 Bn Cheshire Regiment. A farm (Llys Hill) situated at the far end of Middleton Road now converted to flats off Wilfred Owen Close.
MILE OAK The Mile Oak Tree stood on the roadside between Oswestry to Maesbury, Knockin and beyond
‘New Cottage’ Private 31514 William E Dawson, 2 Bn South Lancashire Regiment. Born in Hordley.
MORDA ROAD Previously known as Pool Road, that is the road to Welshpool, Pool was the name often used by townsfolk for Welshpool. Also known as Welshpool Road
‘Bryntirion’ Chief Mate Mercantile Marine Barnard C Spaull, SS Royal Edward. The family home also lived at ‘The Gables’, Upper Brook Street and Willow Street. After Marriage at ‘Thistlehurst’ Queen’s Road. see also Captain Edward W Walker, 1/7 Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
‘Beechfield’ Captain T C Wynne (Thomas Charles) Minshall, 1/4 Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Also and at Bronwylfa on Racecourse Road/Mount Road.
MOUNT ROAD Sometimes known as Racecourse Road, runs from junction with Park Avenue to the old racecourse
3 Park View Second Lieutenant John E G Wilson, 7 Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Born in Derby. Also lived at Welsh Walls, Oswestry.
‘Bronwylfa’ Captain T C Wynne Minshall, 1/4 Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Also lived at Beechfield, Morda Road
‘Spring Bank’ Lance Corporal 23734 Trevor K Jenkins, 11 Bn Suffolk Regiment. Also lived at Pentre Cottage, Pentre, Chirk; Westminster House, Gobowen; Bury St Edmunds.
MOUNT TERRACE see Castle Street