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World War 1 & 2 & Other - Graves with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2002 Martin Edwards
extra photographs and details courtesy Colin Woolf


KILCOIN Leonard Lewis
Lance Corporal 33982, Signal Depot, Royal Engineers. Died Monday 3rd March 1919. Aged 34. Husband of Annie Wing (formerly Kilcoin), of 32, Stamford Rd., East Ham, Essex. Grave I. 45.
KING Frederick William
Private 48244, 2nd/1st Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps. Died Monday 11th March 1918. Aged 18. Born, resident and enlisted Bedford. Son of Arthur and Martha King, of 15, Thurlow St., Bedford. Grave I. 375.
KINGSTON William Batley
Rifleman 56945, 25th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Died Sunday 3rd November 1918 at home. Born, resident and enlisted Bedford. Grave F/5. 107.
LAMB Samuel Percy

Private 11689, B" Company, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds received on the Somme at Netley Hospital Saturday 19th August 1916. Age 23. Born Bedford, enlisted Stamford, Lincolnshire. Son of Sam and Emma Lamb, of 7, Patteshall St., Bedford. Buried in BEDFORD CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave D. 806. See also Bedford St Martin's.

From The National Roll of the Great War 1914-1918. Section XII Bedford & Northampton
LAMB, S. P., Private, 7th Lincolnshire Regiment.

He volunteered in August 1914, and, after a period of training, was eleven months later sent to France, where he took part in the Battles of Neuve Chapelle, Ypres, and Vimy Ridge. Whilst engaged in fierce fighting on the Somme he was severely wounded in July 1916. and unfortunately succumbed to his injuries at Netley Hospital on August 19th, 1916. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.

“His life for his Country.”

7, Patteshall Street, Bedford.

LENTON Charles
Private 87344, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died Thursday 22nd March 1917. Born St Neots, Huntingdonshire, enlisted Bedford. Grave I. 268.
Pioneer WR/24936, Royal Engineers. Died Sunday 20th July 1919. Aged 46. Husband of Sarah Jane Lewis, of 3, Derby St., Bedford. Grave D. 855. See also Bedford St Peter's.
LINNELL Robert McCheyne
Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died Wednesday 17 March 1915. Born Burton on Trent, Staffordshire. Educated at Bedford Modern School (1889-99,. In the 1891 census he was aged 10, a scholar, resident with his parents, John E and Emmeline E Linnell, in Main Street, Pavenham, Bedford. In the 1901 census he was aged 20, a Medical Student (Cambridge), resident with his parents, John E and Emmeline E Linnell, at The Vicarage, Main Street, Pavenham, Bedford. Commemorated on the same headstone as R McCLINNELL in Bedford Cemetery. Symbolic gravestone erected by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission as they were not allowed to erect these at the real place of burial which was in Pavenham (St. Peter) Churchyard, Bedfordshire. Special Memorial. Grave 385. Captain Robert Linnell’s father who was the Vicar at the time at Pavenham who took the service and both men are actually buried at Pavenham. See also Pavenham and also Bedford Modern School
Gunner 1164, 4th Highland (Mountain) Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery (Territorial Force). Died Friday 25th December 1914. Aged 18. Born Gleneltive, Argyll, enlisted Oban. Son of Donald and Margaret McNiven Livingstone, of Glenetive, Taynuilt, Argyll. Grave I. 356.
MACCOLL Ewen Andrew
Corporal 1201, 1/8th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died at Bedford Thursday 17th December 1914. Aged 22. Born Archatton, Argyllshire, enlisted Ledaig, Argyllshire. Spelt MCCOLL on SDGW. Grave I. 400.
Private 1660, 4th Battalion, Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. Died Saturday 2nd January 1915. Born and resident Laggan, Kingussie, Invernessshire, enlisted Kingussie. Spelt MCDONALD on SDGW. Grave I. 357. See also Laggan, Inverness-shire
[Spelt MCDOUGALL on SDGW] Private 1608, 1/8th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died at Bedford Sunday 22nd November 1914. Age 32. Born and enlisted Strachur, Argyll. Son of Neil and Catherine MacDougall, of Glensluain, Strachur, Argyllshire. Grave I. 332.
Private 1568, 4th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Died Monday 21st December 1914. Born Braedale, Portree, Skye, Invernessshire, enlisted and resident Struan, Isle of Skye. Grave I. 378.
Private 1675, 4th Battalion, Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. Died Wednesday 6th January 1915. Born North Uist, Lochmaddy, Invernessshire, enlisted and resident Lochmaddy. Grave I. 335.
Private 1598, 4th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. Died Thursday 31st December 1914. Aged 19. Born and resident Harris, Tarbert, Invernessshire, enlisted Portree, Invernessshire. Son of Kenneth Macleod, of Urgha, Tarbert, Harris, Invernessshire. Grave I. 334.
Private 2500, 4th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Died Friday 22nd January 1915. Enlisted Dingwall, Rossshire. Grave I. 336.
MANTON Arthur Lawrence
Driver 810, 1st/2nd East Anglian Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died at home Monday 24th Aufgust 1914. Age 18. Born and enlisted Bedford. Son of Charles and Rebecca Manton, of 59, Pilcroft St., Bedford. Grave C. 1063.
Private 6173, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, Labour Corps. Died 25th August 1918. Age 46. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Colling (formerly Matthews), of 80, Cauldwell St., Bedford. Grave I. 270.
MAXEY George
Private 290574, 1st Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps, Army Cyclist Corps. Died Wednesday 10th January 1917. Aged 19. Resident and enlisted Bedford. Son of Ernest and Emma Maxey. Grave I. 266.
MAYES Percy William
Lance Corporal 266530, Middlesex Regiment. Died Monday 24th February 1919. Aged 33. Son of Arthur and Elizabeth Mayes; husband of Nellie Mayes, of 30, Matham Grove, East Dulwich, London. Grave I. 89.
Private 1384, 1/8th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died Monday 18th January 1915. Born Govan, Lanarkshire, enlisted Taynuilt, Argyllshire, resident Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Grave I. 312.

Corporal 1529, 4th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders, Labour Corps. Died on Sunday 6th July 1919 . Age 22. Husband of Dorothy N. E. McDonald (nee Roberts), of 57, Westbourne Rd., Queen's Park, Bedford. Grave I. 247. See also Bedford, All Saints. See also Christopher MacDonald's website.

Private 1361, 4th Battalion, Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. Died Thursday 24th December 1914. Aged 31. Born and resident Harris, Tarbert, Invernessshire, enlisted Tarbert. Son of Malcolm and Mary Morrison McKinnon. Born at Harris, Inverness-shire. Spelt MACKINNON on SDGW. Grave I. 377.
Private 1658, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died Thursday 26th November 1914. Grave I. 310.
Gunner 2057, "A" Battery, 341st Brigade, Royal Field Artilery. Died 12th June 1916. Aged 19. Son of Mrs. Mary Jane McMullen, of 138, Cairns St., Cathays, Cardiff. Grave I. 292.
No Photograph currently
Lance Corporal 1162, 54th East Anglian Division, Royal Engineers. Died in England 10th September 1914. Age 23. Enlisted Bedford. Son of J. I. and Janie C. McNaughton, of "Belhaven," 39, Kimbolton Rd., Bedford.Grave K/31. See also Bedford St Martin and Bedford St Peter
Private 11253, 2/6th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Died 24th January 1915. Enlisted Keith. Grave I. 337.
McPHERSON Robert Scoular

Private 1542, 1/8th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died Thursday 17th December 1914. Born and enlisted Jura, Argyllshire. Youngest son of Dugald McPherson of Inver Lodge, Isle of Jura, Argyllshire, Scotland. Spelt MACPHERSON on CWGC but not on the grave. Grave I. 399.
Gunner 830738, No. 4 Depot, Royal Field Artillery. Died Friday 13th December 1918. Aged 38. Son of Mrs. Annie Morris, of 35, Leopold Rd., Hillfields, Coventry. Born at Worcester. Grave I. 265.
Private 2820, 2nd/7th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Died Tuesday 20th April 1915. Age 18. Grave I. 314.
MURRAY Patrick
Private 1484, 1/6th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died Wednesday 3rd March 1915. Born Londonderry, Co. Londonderry, enlisted Paisley, Renfrewshire. Grave I. 313.
NAILER Edgar Ivan Fitzroy
Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 23rd August 1918 at Achiet-Le-Petit, France. Age 27. Born 6th October 1891. Son of Mrs. Laura Nailer, of 37, St. Michael's Rd., Bedford, and the late Lt. Col. Nailer. Buried in ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONTSomme, France Grave IV. F. 28. Commemorated in Bedford Cemetery on the family memorial.
NAILER Henry Augustus Fitzroy
Lieutenant-Colonel, I.M.S. Died 12th Octobet 1917. Born 16th March 1850. Husband of Mrs. Laura Nailer, of 37, St. Michael's Rd., Bedford. Buried in Bedford Cemetery. Grave reference F.5. 50.
Sapper 522095, Royal Engineers. Died Tuesday 5th November 1918. Aged 30. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Newman, of Bedford; husband of Laura Newman, of 4, Castle Hill Cottages, Bedford. Grave H. 66.
Private 200094, 4th Battalion, Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. Died Monday 28th December 1914. Aged 29. Born Strath, Broadford, Invernessshire, enlisted and resident Broadford. Son of Archibald and Mary Nicolson, of Torrin, Broadford, Isle of Skye. Grave I. 333.
Sapper 1318, 1st (East Anglian) Field Coy., Royal Engineers. Died Saturday 1st May 1920. Age 31. Son of William Henry and Grace Nutting, of 11, Cauldwell St., Bedford. Grave C/2. 87. See also St Paul's Methodist, Bedford.
OAKES Arthur
Gunner 1795, "C" Battery, 341st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died Saturday 11th November 1916. Grave I. 289.
O'DELL Ernest Richard
Private 15618, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action at the Battle of Loos, Monday 27th [Saturday 25th on CWGC & SDGW] September 1915. Age 20 [Age 21 on CWGC]. Born bedford, enlisted Northampton. Son of Arthur and Sarah Jane O'Dell, of 41, Midland Rd., Bedford. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.Panel 91 to 93. Commemorated on his sister's grave in Bedford Cemetery.
Private 5505, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died Thursday 2nd August 1917. Aged 38. Son of the late William Henry Odell. Grave E. 209.
Sapper 10786, South African Corps Signal Company, Royal Engineers, South African Signal Service. Died Monday 28th October 1918. Grave I. 199. See also Bedford St Peter.
O'NEILL Joseph
Private 4490, 2/6th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died Friday 9th June 1916. Enlisted Liverpool. Grave I. 293.
Sapper 1308, 1st East Anglian Div. Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds received in action at Neuve Chapelle. hursday 22nd April 1915 at home. Aged 22. Enlisted Bedford. Son of Charles and Hannah Overhill. Buried in Bedford Cemetery. Grave H/6. 51. See also Bedford, All Saints.
PARSONS John Francis aka Frank
Private 1822, (Territorial Force), Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in England 13th October 1916. Born St Peter's, enlisted Bedford. Buried in BEDFORD CEMETERY, Foster Hill Road, Bedford. Grave D. 756. See also Bedford, St Peter.
Private 31609, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 25th March 1920. Age 21. Son of Walter and Louisa Alice Prentice, of 50, Hurst Grove, Bedford. Grave L 40. See also Bedford, All Saints.
Sergeant SS/1854, Royal Army Service Corps. Died Thursday 28th June 1917. Grave F/10. 82.
Pioneer 78815, Royal Engineers. Died Sunday 28th November 1915. Aged 46. Husband of L. Richardson, of 3A, Tavistock Place, Bedford. Grave E. 189.
Private 4366, Royal Inniskilling Fusliers. Died Wednesday 16th September 1914. Grave K/2. 77.

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