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BOLNHUSRT, ST. DUNSTAN'S CHURCH - War Memorial

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Brenda Asplin
with additional information by Lynda Smith

Photographs Copyright © Brenda Asplin 2001

ERECTED BY PARISHIONERS
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 1918

HARPER

William Henry

L/Cpl B/200451. 13th Battalion Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own). Formerly 30177 Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 23 August 1918. Age 32. Born Bolnhurst. Lived Wilden. Enlisted Bedford. Son of Peter & Ellen Harper of Bolnhurst. St. Neots, Hunts. Husband of Elizabeth Arm (sic) Harper of 3 Red Brick Cottages, Wilden, Beds. Commemorated: Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France. Ref. III.F.6. See also Wilden.

HARVEY

R.M.D.

Probably Ronald Marmaduke Dawnay Harvey. 2nd Lieutenant 4th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment (attd. 1st Battalion. Bedfordshire Regiment). Killed in action Tuesday 20 April 1915. Commemorated Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. IV.C.13

HAWKINS

Harold Jabez

Pte. G/41338. 2nd Battalion Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action Wednesday 1 August 1917. Age 23. Born Bolnhurst. Lived St. Neots. Enlisted Bedford. Son of Josiah & Annie E. Hawkins of Bolnhurst, St. Neots, Hunts. Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 49 & 51.

HAWKINS

Walter

No further information available at present.

JOHNSON

Arthur

Possibly Pte. 16283. 7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 1 July 1916. Age 24. Born, lived and enlisted Bedford. Brother of Mrs. J. Cunnington of Brookend, Keysoe, St. Neots, Hunts. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier & Face 2C.

JOHNSON

James

Possibly James Johnson, Air Mechanic 2nd Class, RFC. Died 30th March 1918 while serving with No. 27 Kite Balloon. Section in Macedonia. Buried at Sarigol,Greece.

PARROTT

Charles F.

Pte. 4146. 5th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Died at home 26 September 1916. Born and enlisted Bedford. Lived Bolnhurst. Son of Mr. F.G. Parrott of Keysoe Row, St. Neots, Hunts. Commemorated: Bolnhurst Churchyard, Bedfordshire.

STEWARD

[Norman C.] Cecil Norman

Gunner. 769 Cecil Norman Steward
46th South Midland Divisional Ammunition Column
Royal Field Artillery Died at home 18th July 1917 aged 21
Son of Frederick & Lucy Steward of Bolnhurst
Buried Bolnhurst Churchyard

WHITMORE

Alec A.

Pte. 43287. 6th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. Formerly 26936 Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of Wounds 26 February 1917. Born Bolnhurst. Enlisted Bedford. Son of Andrew & Louise Whitmore of Bolnhurst, St. Neots. Commemorated: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme. Ref. V.D.5.

24 January 2002

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