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CHALGRAVE (TEBWORTH) MEMORIAL HALL - Roll of Honour

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2002 Lynda Smith

The Memorial is on the outside of the Memorial Hall in Tebworth.
Men from Chalgrave, Tebworth and Wingfield are commemorated on the Memorial.

Photograph Copyright © Lynda Smith 2002

 

IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF
THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF
THEIR COUNTRY
1914 - 1918

BIRD

Albert

Private 15557, 9th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment, (Prince of Wales's Own). Killed in action at Gallipoli Sunday 22nd August 1915. Age 36. Born Wingfield, hockliffe, Beds, enlisted York. Son of the late Daniel and Sarah Bird, of Wingfield, Hockliffe, Beds. Commemorated: HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 47 to 51

COLES

Penrose Frank

Rifleman 374742, 8th Battalion, London Regiment (Post Office Rifles). Killed in action Saturday 23rd March 1918. Age 19. Born Chalgrave, enlisted Luton, resident Dunstable. Son of Flora Jane Coles, of Chalgrave, Toddington, Dunstable, Beds. Commemorated: POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Ref. Panel 87

EMERTON

Albert Oliver

Private 41823, 16th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action Monday 23rd April 1917. Age 21. Born Chalgrave, enlisted Luton, resident Tebworth. Son of Levi Emerton, of Tebworth, Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Formerly 144506, Royal Field Artillery. Commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7

FENSOME

Leonard

Private 51656, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 16th April 1918. Born Dunstable, enlisted Luton, resident Tebworth. Commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A

FOSTER

James Wesley

[Listed as Francis Wesley on SDGW] Rifleman 41765, 14th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in action Thursday 16th August 1917. Age 19. Born Wingfield, enlisted Ampthill, resident Hockliffe. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Foster, of Wingfield, Hockliffe, Beds. Formerly 29503, Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 138 to 140 and 162 to 162A and 163A

KINGHAM

Arthur John

Private 15292, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 28th September 1916. Born and resident Wingfield, enlisted Toddington. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C

RICKETT

Albert

Private 268759, 12th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds Sunday 25th November 1917. Age 23.Born New Barn, Beds, enlisted Bedford, resident Chalgrave. Son of George and Mary Rickett, of "New Barn," Chalgrave, Toddington, Beds. Formerly 2405, Bedfordshire Yeomanry. Buried: TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Ref. II. F. 13.

1939 - 1946

KEEN

Harry (Henry) Walter

Able Seaman P/J 93670. H.M.S. Glowworm., Royal Navy. Died Monday 8th April 1940. Age 39. Son of Walter Henry and Elizabeth Keen, of Wingfield, Bedfordshire. Commemorated: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire, United Kingdom. Panel 39, Column 1. (Special note: For the incredible story of H.M.S. Glowworm see http://homepages.tesco.net/~s.bell/)

KINGHAM

Peter Ronald James

Sergeant 1809598. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Friday 8th June 1945. Age 19. Son of Leonard and Ethel May Kingham, of Wingfield, Bedfordshire. Commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom. Panel 275.

HIGGS

Frederick

Trooper 6353930. 13th/18th Royal Hussars, R.A.C. Died Tuesday 20 August 1946. Age 23. Son of Mrs. E. Buckingham, of Wingfield, Bedfordshire. Buried: HANOVER WAR CEMETERY, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany. Ref. 14. G. 5.

PRUDENT

Vivien

[Vivian on CWGC] Marine EX/5309. R.M. Group, M.N.B.D.O.1., Royal Marines. Died Sunday 1 June 1941. Age 19. Son of Jack and Annie Prudent; grandson of Mrs. A. Burchell, of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. Commemorated: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon, United Kingdom. Panel 103. Column 2.

HOLMES

George Mawson

Fusilier 5954917. 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died Thursday 2 December 1943. Age 29. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Winston Holmes; husband of Joan Holmes, of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. Buried: SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Ref. XIV. C. 4.

AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN
AND IN THE MORNING
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

1 May 2003

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