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BEDFORD - POST OFFICE ROLL OF HONOUR & WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2015

This Roll of Honour and Memorial takes the form of a handwritten list of men in two columns within a flowery border within a wooden frame with glass front. It lists the members of staff who enlisted and those who died are annotated. This memorial is located in the managers office on the third floor of Bedford Delivery Office, Ford End Road, Bedford and si sdaly not accessible to the public. There are 77 names listed of which 4 made the ultimate sacrifice.

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ROLL OF HONOUR.
BEDFORD POST OFFICE.
MEMBERS OF THE STAFF WHO HAVE JOINED HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES.

ADAMS W
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APPLEBY C P
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ARMSDEN F I
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AUSTIN S J
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BALDWIN W
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BANDEY P W
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BARKER E W T
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BASEN C
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BATCHELOR W
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BAYES J C
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BERRINGTON E W
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BILLINGHAM J
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BLAIN G W
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BLAND Arthur William
Private 18012, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 11 July 1916. Aged 21. Born Manchester, enlisted Bedford, resident St. Alban's. Son of Mr. William Bland. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C. See also St Alban's World War 1 Memorial
BODLE C
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BOWLER F
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BROWN A M
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BULLARD L G
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BULLARD R S
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BULLETT P A
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BURLEY H E
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BURROWS R M
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CHERRY R F
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CLARKE S C
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CRADDOCK F L
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CRANE J
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CROWSLEY A F
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DIAMOND A N
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FALL A P
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FARMER R D
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GOBBY H W
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GOULD B F
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GREEN J
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HEAD W F
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HUNT A
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JEFFERIES C
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JOHNSON A J
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KEENS R
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LANDON H C
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MATKIN J W
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MILLER W
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MILLMAN F
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MORGAN S E
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MORRIS A B
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MUNDAY S W
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NEAL J W
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NORMAN S H
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OLLIVER C F
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PAGE F
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PAYNE W
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PEACOCK A C
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PERKINS W J
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PETTIT G H
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POPE Herbert James
Private 4008, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in Egypt Friday 3 November 1916. Enlisted Bedford, resident Wootton. Age 24. Enlisted Bedford, resident Wootton. Son of John Pope, of High St., Wootton, Beds. Buried in SUEZ WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section B. Grave 41.

In the 1911 census he was the son of John & Elizabeth Ann Pope, of Wootton, aged 18, a Postman, born Wootton. Embarked in the Balkans 10th August 1915. His birth was registered in the Bedford Registration District July to September Quarter 1892.

See also Wooton School Ex-Pupils and Wootton

POTTER F
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PRICE A W
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PRUDDEN C T
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ROBERTS L G
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ROGERS W
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SHARPE J
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SHAW A J G
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SMART W J
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SMITH O C T
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SMITH W
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SOUTHAM R W
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SPAVINS A J
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STRATTON S A
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SUCKER R W
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TOMALIN C E
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TURTLE A P
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WARD George Cornwall
Sapper 171734, H.Q. Cable Section, Army Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Died of heatstroke (on active service) Saturday 21 July 1917 in Mesopotamia. Age 22. Born St Mary's, Bedford, enlisted Bedford. Son of the late Frederick and Annie Catherine Ward, of 28, Ampthill Rd., Bedford. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XVI. Rowm A. Grave 12. Commemorated on the Bedford St Leonards Memorial and on his parents grave in Bedford Cemetery.
WEBB A L
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WHITE C E
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WILES Lewis
Lance Corporal 6249, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 22 December 1914. Aged 34. Born Ravensden, Beds, enlisted Portland, Dorset. Son of Ezra and Deborah Wiles, of Church Hill, Ravensden, Beds; husband of Norah Selina Wiles, of 58, Dudley St., Bedford. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30. See also Ravensden Memorial
WREN S A
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WRIGHT J W B
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YOUNG F C
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