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CHALGRAVE (TEBWORTH) MEMORIAL HALL WAR MEMORIAL

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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. The same names are commemorated on the Chalgrave All Saints 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. Aged 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. Aged 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. Aged 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. Aged 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. Aged 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. Plot II. Row F. Grave 13.
1939 - 1946
KEEN
Harry (Henry) Walter
Able Seaman P/J 93670. H.M.S. Glowworm., Royal Navy. Died Monday 8th April 1940. Aged 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 see the H.M.S. Glowworm website
KINGHAM
Peter Ronald James
Sergeant 1809598. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Friday 8th June 1945. Aged 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. Aged 23. Son of Mrs. E. Buckingham, of Wingfield, Bedfordshire. Buried: HANOVER WAR CEMETERY, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany. Plot 14. Row G. Grave 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. Aged 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. Aged 29. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Winston Holmes; husband of Joan Holmes, of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. Buried: SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot XIV. Row C. Grave 4.

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

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