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COLMWORTH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © David Jarrett 2010

Within the church of St Denys, Colmworth are two war memorials and a Roll of Honour. The war memorial takes the form of two brass plaques, one above the other, inside the church, affixed to the north wall. There are three names for World War 1 and one for World War 2. The Roll of Honour, a list of those who served, takes the form of a carved, nowy headed, oak memorial board near the north door. There are 23 names listed.

Photographs Copyright © David Jarrett 2010

To the Glory of God
and in memory of
the men from this Parish
who fell
in the Great War
1914-1918
W. H. Colgrave.
S. C. Draper.
A. H. Pell.
COLGRAVE Henry William
Able Seaman R/374, Nelson Battalion, R.N. Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, who was killed in action on Monday, 22nd October 1917. Buried in ST JULIEN DRESSING STATION CEMETERY, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-V, Belgium. Grave I.A.14.
DRAPER Sidney Charles
Private 203248, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 10th August 1917. Born and resident Colmworth, enlisted Bedford. Son of John and Ada Draper, Church End, Colmworth. No known grave. Commemorated on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
PELL Archie Herbert
Rifleman S/37763, 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consortís Own) who was killed in action on Friday, 23rd August 1918, age 19. Born and resident Colmworth, enlisted Bedford. Son of George and Fanny Pell, Church End, Colmworth. No known grave. Commemorated on the VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas De Calais, France. Panel 10.
ALSO OF
VICTOR STRINGER
WHO FELL IN THE
SECOND WORLD WAR
1939-1945
STRINGER Victor
Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1874823, 625 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who was killed over Aachen on Monday 23rd October 1944. Son of Archie and Mona Stringer, Colmworth. Buried in HOTTON WAR CEMETERY, Hotton, Luxembourg. Grave I.E.4.
  

 

ROLL OF HONOUR
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
IN HONOUR OF THE MEN FROM
THIS PARISH WHO SERVED THEIR
KING & COUNTRY IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914-1918.

BEARD T
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BEHAN J
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DICKINSON J
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FENSOM J
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FISHER F
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HARLOW T
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HOUGHTON A
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INFIELD E
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LACK S C
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MILLARD E
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PELL T
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SANDERS E C
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STANTON E
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STANTON F
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STEWART J
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THOMPSON A
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THOMPSON E C
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WAGSTAFF A E
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WAGSTAFF A M
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WAGSTAFF S
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WAGSTAFF W F
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WATTS F
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WILDMAN H
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Last updated 22 March, 2010

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