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CRANFIELD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2000
additional information Paul Wilson


Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2000
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The Memorial stands on a small green on the main road through the village in front of the church and the Swan public house. A scroll holding a roll of honour also hangs in the church which is not currently documented here.

IN LOVING
AND GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF THOSE CRANFIELD MEN
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR
KING AND COUNTRY IN THE
THE GREAT WARS.
1914-1919 AND 1939-1945
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

 1914-1919
ANSTEY Reginald
Company Sergeant Major 27228, 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action Friday 2nd June 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 28. Born and resident Cranfield, enlisted Hucknall, Nottinghamshire. Son of George and Emma Anstey, of High St., Cranfield. Buried in LE TOURET MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L'AVOUE, Pas de Calais, France. Grave III. G. 5.
BILLINGTON F

possibly Frank BILLINGTON, Shoeing Smith 73554 133rd Bty. 20th Bde., Royal Field Artillery who died on Thursday, 12th August 1920. Age 28. Son of James and Sarah Billington, of The Common, West Hill, Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire. Face 3. Buried in Trimulgherry Cantonment Cemetery. Commeorated on MADRAS 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL, CHENNAI, India.

[From National Roll of the Great War Section XII - Bedford & Northampton]

BILLINGTON, F., Shoeing-Smith, 133rd R.F.A.

When war broke out in August 1914, he was already in the Army, and was stationed in India. Whilst proceeding to the scene of activities in Mesopotamia he contracted dysentry, and was invalided to England in 1915. On his recovery he was sent to the Western Front, and, after taking in part in many important engagements, was taken prisoner at Cambrai in mArch 1918. After the cessation of hostilities he was released, and in 1920 was still serving, holding the General Service and Victory Medals.

The Common, Aspley Guise, Bedford. - Z1303.

BILLINGTON Thomas
Private G/81004 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died Tuesday 27th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 38. Born Cranfield, resident and enlisted Hendon. Son of James and Ann Billington, of Cranfield, Beds.; husband of Edith Lilian Billington, of The White House, Alderholt, Salisbury. Formerly 5306 Prov. Battalion (East Surrey). Buried in ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT, Somme, France. Grave III. E. 10.
BITCHENER William George
[Spelt BITCHENOR on memorial] Corporal P/975, Mounted Branch, Corps of Military Police. Died Saturday 17th August 1917 in Egypt. Husband of Amelia Bitchener, of 1, Dafforne Rd., Upper Tooting, London. Born Cranfield, resident Wandsworth, London, enlisted London. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Grave 87.
BROWN E
No further information currently
COOK Cyril

Private 25214, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 23rd April 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born and resident Cranfield, enlisted Ampthill. Son of Mrs. Sarah Goodman, of Cranfield. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

*** NOTE *** There are differences between the above and the entry below - above is possibly more correct.

[From National Roll of the Great War Section XII - Bedford & Northampton]

COOK, C., Private, 1/5th Bedfordshire Regiment.

He volunteered in January 1915, and later in the same year was drafted to France, where he took part in much severe fighting at the Battles of Loos, Albert and on the Somme. He died gloriously on the Field of Battle at Arras on April 24th, 1917, and was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.

"The path of duty was the way to glory."

West End, Cranfield, Bedford. - Z1781.

COOK F
No further information currently
COOK W
No further information currently
COOPER C
No further information currently
EVANS Philip William

Private 22903, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Tuesday 7th November 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 25. Born and resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Son of William George and Annie Elizabeth Evans, of High St., Cranfield. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave XII. C. 3.

[From National Roll of the Great War Section XII - Bedford & Northampton]

EVANS, P.W., Private, 8th Bedfordshire Regt.

Shortly after joining in 1916, he proceeded to the Western front. where he saw much severe fighting in the Ypres and Arras sectors. Mortally wounded in action on the Somme in September 1916, he unhappily died on November 7th of that year in the Canaadian General Hospital at Etaples. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.

"A costly sacrifice upon the altar of freedom."

Cranfield, Beds. - Z2112/A-Z2113/A.

EVANS John Harpur

Private 25179, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died Wednesday 19th February 1919. Age 22. Son of John and Martha Evans, of Cranfield. Buried in CRANFIELD (SS. PETER AND PAUL) CHURCHYARD, In North-West part.

[From National Roll of the Great War Section XII - Bedford & Northampton]

EVANS, J., Private, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment.

He volunteered in 1915, and in the following year was drafted to the Western Front, where he saw heavy fighting in various sectors. After taking part in the Battles of Albert and the Somme and some other engagements, he was severley wounded in action at the Somme during the Retreat of March 1918, and invalided home. He unhappily died of wounds in hospital at Wolverhampton on February 19th, 1919. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.

"His memory is chrised with pride."

High Street, Cranfield, Beds. - Z1830/B.

FORD George

Private 57844, 16th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died of wounds Monday 14th May 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born and resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Son of William Ford; husband of Ada Winifred Ford, of West End, Bletchley, Bucks. Formerly 2562 Royal Engineers. Buried in NESLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave B. 5.

[From National Roll of the Great War Section XII - Bedford & Northampton]

FORD, G., Sapper, Royal Engineers; and Private Cheshire Regiment.

He volunteered in June 1915, and after completing his training was retained with his unit on important duties until 1917. He then proceeded to France and took an active part in engagements at Neuve Chapelle and Somme sectors, but was unfortunately killed in action on May 14th, 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.

"He passed out of the sight of men by the path of duty and self-sacrifice."

High Street, Cranfield, Beds. - Z1830/B.

FOSTER F

possibly

[From National Roll of the Great War Section XII - Bedford & Northampton]

FOSTER, F., Private, Bedfordshire Regiment.

Volunteering in 1915, he was drafted overseas in the following year. Whilst on the Western Front he took part in the Battles of Ypres and the Somme, and was wounded and taken prisoner. He was held in captivity in Germany, but was eventually released after the Armistice, and returned home. He was demobilised in 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.

Cranfield, Beds. - Z2188.

FOSTER James
Corporal 55471, 9th Company, Infantry Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action Thursday 25th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born and resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Son of Albert and Mary Ann Foster, of Bourne End, Cranfield Formerly 29129 Essex Regiment. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 154 to 159 and 163A
GREEN William John
Private 18199, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 28th March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Bow Brickhill, Bucks, resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 28 and 29
HARDY Cecil William
Private 317347 1st Bn., Dorsetshire Regiment who died of wounds on Sunday, 30th May 1915. Age 26. Born Tidworth, Hants, resident Sandy, Beds, enlisted Poole, Dorset. Son of Charles William and Fanny Rawlins Hardy, of Cranfield. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 37
HARDY Leonard Charles
Private 16896, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 15th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born Durrington, Wiltshire, resident Cramfield, enlisted Waresley, Beds. Son of Charles William and Fanny Rawlins Hardy, of Cranfield. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C
HARPUR Alfred

[Surname written as HARPER on Soldier's Died & CWGC] Private 3/7282, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 17th May 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Cranfield, resident Woburn Sands, enlisted Bedford. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10 and 11

See also Stewartby and Martson Moreteyne

HALE Charles
Private G/30224 7th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) who was killed in action on Thursday, 28th March 1918. Age 19. Born Kilburn London, enlisted Tonbridge, Kent, resident Woburn. Son of William and Sophia Hale, of Poplar Row, Cranfield. Formerly 2975, Yeo, Cyclists. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 58 and 59
HEWLETT H
No further information currently
JOHNSON Frederick
Private 22836, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 23rd April 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5
KINNS Alfred John
Driver 524394 H.Q. 69th Div., Royal Engineers who died on Saturday, 8th February 1919. Age 30. Son of James and Emma Kinns, of Cranfield. Buried in CRANFIELD (SS. PETER AND PAUL) CHURCHYARD. In South-East corner.
LANCASTER [1] Thomas
Lance Corporal 17503, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 3rd May 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born and resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Son of John and Sarah Lancaster, of West End, Cranfield. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.
LANCASTER [2] Thomas

Private G/21828, 10th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action Thursday 20th September 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born and resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Son of James and Caroline Lancaster, of East End, Cranfield. Formerly 24370 Northamptonshire Regiment. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 14 to 17 and 162 to 162A

[From National Roll of the Great War Section XII - Bedford & Northampton]

LANCASTER, T., Private,10th Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment).

He joined in March 1916, and on completion of his training, was six months later drafted to the Western Front. During his service there he took part in the Battles of Arras and Ypres, and saw heavy fighting at Cambrai until September 1917, when he was reported missing. Subsequently it was reported that he was killed in action on that date. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.

"A costly sacrifice on the altar of freedom."

Cranfield, Beds. - Z3285/A-Z3286/A.

LANCASTER William Frederick
Private 30894 Bedfordshire Yeomanry who died of wounds on Thursday, 22nd November 1917. Born and resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 1
LINEHAM Victor John
Private L/11298 1st/1st, Surrey (Q M R) Yeomanry who died on Saturday, 14th December 1918. Age 24. Son of Henry Lineham, of The Hall, Cranfield. Buried in SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY, KRISTON, Greece. Grave D. 592..
LOVESEY H

[memorial reads LOVESAY] Lance Corporal 522485 486th East Anglian Field Coy., Royal Engineers who died of wounds on Friday, 30th November 1917. Enlisted Bedford, resident Aspley Guise. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Grave K. 12.

[From National Roll of the Great War Section XII - Bedford & Northampton]

LOVESEY, H., L/Corporal, Royal Engineers..

He volunteered in October 1915, and completed his training in the following April, was drafted to Egypt, whence he advanced into Palestine. He then saw much fighting at Gaza, on the river Jordan and at the fall of Jerusalem. He made the supreme sacrifice, being killed in action at Jaffa on November 30th, 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.

"The path of duty was the way to glory."

Mount Pleasant, Aspley Guise, Beds. - Z3393/A.

LOVESEY Thomas Mathew Odell
[Memorial is spelt LOVESAY] Private 21341 3rd Bn., Grenadier Guards who killed in action on Friday, 8th October 1915. Son of Edward Lovesey and Alice Odell; brother of Joseph. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 5 to 7
MANYWEATHERS Joseph
[Spelt MANYWEATHER on CWGC] Sapper 94278, 175th Tunnel Company, Corps of Royal Engineers. Died of wounds Sunday 5th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 48. Born Cranfield, resident Kilburn, Middlesex, enlisted London. Brother of William Manyweather, of 1, Palmerston Rd., Kilburn, London. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave III. B. 26.
MINARDS Thomas
Private 20343, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 15th April 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born and resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Son of George Minards, of church Cottages, Cranfield. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5
PARKER C
No further information currently
SALISBURY George
Sapper WR/262589 259th Railway Construction Coy., Royal Engineers who died on Wednesday, 20th November 1918. Age 41. Husband of Henrietta Salisbury, of "Fox and Hounds," Cranfield. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Grave XI. C. 35.
SAVAGE George
Private 23595, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 13th November 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born and resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Son of Mary Ann Bittle (formerly Savage), of West End, Cranfield, and the late Joseph Savage. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C
SEAMARK Joseph
Lance Corporal 60091, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died of wounds Sunday 17th/Monday 18th June 1917 in France & Flanders. Resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Formerly 40376, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave II. M. 10A.
SPARKES Ephraim
Spelt SPARKS on Soldiers Died and CWGC] Private 23409, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 27th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Marston, resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Grave I. F. 39.
WHITE E

possibly

[From National Roll of the Great War Section XII - Bedford & Northampton]

WHITE, E.W., Sapper, Royal Engineers.

He joined in 1916, but owing to his being physically unfit for service in a theatre of war, was retained on special duties in connection with the air-raid service in London. He, nevertheless, rendered valuable service until the cessation of hostilities, and was demobilised in March 1919..

Cranfield, Beds. - Z2367.

WHITE William Herbert

Private 3946, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died at home Friday 15th January 1915. Aged 29. Resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Son of William Frederick and Mary White, of 1 Sunny Side Cottage, Cranfield. Buried in CRANFIELD (SS. PETER AND PAUL) CHURCHYARD.

In Loving Memory of William Herbert WHITE the Beloved Son of William and Mary WHITE who died January 15th 1915. Aged 29 years.
"For Ever With The Lord"
"Yet We Will Not Forget Thee Nor Forsake Thee".

[From National Roll of the Great War Section XII - Bedford & Northampton]

WHITE, W., Private, Bedfordshire Regiment..

Volunteering in August 1914, he underwent a period of training at Bedford and Bury St Edmunds, but unfortunately contracted an illness, from the effects of which he unhappily died on January 15th, 1915..

"His memory is cherished with pride."

Sunnyside Cottage, West End, Cranfield, Beds. - Z2365/A.

WILSON Arthur James
Private 55472, 197th, Infantry Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Died of wounds Friday 12th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Son of David and Sarah Wilson, of Bourne End, Cranfield. Formerly 29131, Essex Regiment. Buried in ST.-JULIEN DRESSING STATION CEMETERY, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-V., Belgium. Grave I. B. 7.
WILSON George
Private 202802, 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th October 1917. Born in 1883 at Cranfield, enlisted Kemspton, resident Bedford. George died on the exact same day (12th October 1917) as his younger brother Arthur James Wilson (above) although they were in different Regiments. They were both the sons of David and Sarah Wilson (nee Churchill) of Bourne End, Cranfield. George was killed when German shell hit Battalion HQ in old German Pillbox at Langemarck north of Ypres. George was married to Elizabeth Mary (nee Copperwheat). He is also commemorated on his parents Gravestone at the Baptist Church graveyard in Bedford Road, Cranfield. Formerly 4554, Bedfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 92.
YOUNG Cornelius William
Private 17518, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Wednesday 13th february 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 25. Born and resident Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Son of Walter Cornelius Young, of Cranfield; husband of Marjorie Young, of Cranfield. Buried in NOYON NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Oise, France. Grave IV. D. 3.
YOUNG Owen
Private 27355 7th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 25th October 1916. Age 21. Born and resident North Crawley, enlisted Ampthill. Son of Joseph and Kate Young, of North Crawley, Newport Pagnell, Bucks. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C
YOUNG William Frederick
Private 12149 4th Bn., South Wales Borderers who died on Sunday, 24th December 1916 in Egypt. Age 25. Born North Crawley, enlisted Ampthill. Son of Joseph and Kate Young, of Broadmead, North Crawley, Newport Pagnell, Bucks. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Grave D. 80.
1939-1945
ANSTEE John Harry
Private 5950365 2nd Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Monday, 24th January 1944. Age 25. Son of Harry John and Kate Ruby Anstee, of Cranfield. Buried in TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar. Grave 4. D. 9.
BARCOCK Arthur Charles
Private 7630961 Royal Army Ordnance Corps who died on Monday, 7th October 1940. Age 24. Son of Arthur George and Annie Barcock; husband of Myra Barcock, of Olney. Buried in OLNEY CEMETERY, Buckinghamshire. Grave 103.
BOON Leslie Walter
Lance Corporal 5833225 1st Bn., The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regt.) who died on Friday, 7th April 1944. Age 29. Son of Walter and Amy Boon; husband of Margaret Patty Gwendoline Boon, of Wolverton, Buckinghamshire. buried in BEACH HEAD WAR CEMETERY, ANZIO, Italy. Grave I. G. 3.
CAVE Thomas Phillip John
Trooper 7957617 51st (The Leeds Rifles), Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. who died on Thursday, 10th May 1945. Age 24. Son of Frederick George and Harriett Elizabeth Cave; husband of Gwendoline Dorothy Cave, of Bletchley, Buckinghamshire.. Buried in FAENZA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Grave VIII. F. 6.
CLARKE Edmund Ernest
Private 5962218 1st Bn. The Hertfordshire Regt., Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regt who died on Saturday, 26th August 1944. Age 21. Son of Arthur William and Catherine Clarke, of Cranfield. Buried in FLORENCE WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Grave II. A. 10.
EATON Peter Stanley
Gunner 14577148 Royal Artillery who died on Wednesday, 25th October 1944. Age 19. Son of Albert James Eaton and Alice Keziah Eaton, of Cranfield. Buried in GENT CITY CEMETERY, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave 18. B. 16.
JACKSON J
No further information currently
SHUKER L
Either Leslie Shuker, Corporal 6023228 6th Bn., Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment who died on Wednesday, 14th April 1943. Age 23. Son of Frank and Sarah Shuker; husband of Mary Miller Shuker (nee Rice), of Glasgow. Buried in MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia or Langley Shuker, Private B/55038 Algonquin Regiment, R.C.I.C. who died on Tuesday, 22nd October 1940. Age 35. Son of Charlotte A. Shuker, of Kirkland Lake. Buried in KIRKLAND LAKE (KIRKLAND) CEMETERY, Ontario, Canada. Plot 208. Grave 4.
WILLIAMS E
No further information currently
Not on Memorial but listed elsewhere
1914-1919
HARPUR Charles
Private 18065, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 11th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and resident cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C
Not on Memorial but in churchyard
1914-1919
GARNER Herbert

326955 Private Cambridgeshire and Suffolk Reserve Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died at home Thursday 15th February 1917. Age 35. Born Cranfield, enlisted Bedford. Son of James and Ann Garner, of Poplar Cottages, Cranfield. Buried in CRANFIELD (SS. PETER AND PAUL) CHURCHYARD.

[From National Roll of the Great War Section XII - Bedford & Northampton]

GARNER, H., Private, Bedfordshire Regiment.

He joined the Army in 1917, but after only five weeks training at Tring his health broke down, and he was sent to hospital. Later in the year he was discharged as medically unfit for further military service, and in August 1917 unhappily died..

"His memory is cherished with pride."

High Street, Cranfield, Beds. - Z2560/C.

   
1939-1947

For further details of the air crews listed here see Colin Mackenzies AIRCREW CASUALTY INFORMATION which details the events concerning the death of these aircrew.

HARRINGTON Frank Graham

1163122 Leading Aircraftman U/T Pilot Royal Air Force. Died Monday 16th December 1940. Age 19. Son of Charles Henry and L. E. M. Harrington, of Bordesley Green, Birmingham. Buried in Cranfield SS. Peter and Paul Churchyard. Row F.6. Grave 21.

"Before the Best of Life
As Known
Or Line Had Marked the Brow
He Went Into the Dark Alone"

HARRIS Victor Walker

921743 Leading Aircraftman U/T Pilot Royal Air Force. Died Monday 11th November 1940. Age 21. Son of Walter Harris and of Pauline Harris, of South Ruislip, Middlesex. Buried in Cranfield SS. Peter and Paul Churchyard. Row E.5. Grave 27.

"Good Night My Darling Son
Not Farewell
Till We Meet Again
Sleep Well"

KINANE William

Pilot Officer Royal Air Force. Died 11th August 1939. Aged 21. (No CWGC record)

"In Memory"

KISSNER Jack Henry

938026 Leading Aircraftman U/T Pilot Royal Air Force. Died Monday 7th October 1940. Age 23. Son of Christian Henry Kissner and of Alice Rhoda Kissner, of Northampton. Buried in Cranfield SS. Peter and Paul Churchyard. Row E.5. Grave 25.

"Praise God
For Then The Fallen Flowers
Will Receive His Blessing
HMum Vera and Freddie"

LAWSON Robert Sutherland Carpenter

754143 Sergeant U/T Pilot Royal Air Force. Died Monday 10th June 1940. Aged 20. Son of William Low Lawson and Eva Lawson, of Harrow, Middlesex. Buried in Cranfield SS. Peter and Paul Churchyard. Row E.5. Grave 23.

"Tread Softly
For You Tread On Our Dreams"

LEFEAUX John Martin

754575 Sergeant U/T Pilot Royal Air Force. Died Monday 10th June 1940. Aged 26. Son of Ernest Lefeaux and of Alice Lefeaux, of Eltham, London. Buried in Cranfield SS. Peter and Paul Churchyard. Row E.5. Grave 22.

"To The Peace of God
Which Passeth
All Understanding"

PLUMMER James

623235 Sergeant Royal Air Force. Died Monday 2nd June 1947. Age 27. Son of Ezra and Anna Plummer; husband of Janna Plummer, of Meeting Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada. Buried in Cranfield SS. Peter and Paul Churchyard. Row F. Grave 27.

"The Loving Memory
Of A dear Husband and Daddy
Janna Arthur and David"

SALT George James

5946860 Private Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died Thursday 1st December 1942. Age 36. Son of James Albert and Emma Louisa Fairbanks Salt; husband of Ella Margaret Salt, of Cranfield. Buried in Cranfield SS. Peter and Paul Churchyard. Row C. Grave 29.

"Amidst Life's Changes
We Shall Not Forget
His Loving Wife and Sons"

TOSE Robert William

5954998 Private 2/7th (H.D.) Bn., Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regt. Died Sunday 27th October 1940. Age 26. Son of William Robert and Theresa Maud Tose, of Raithwaite, Yorkshire. Buried in Cranfield SS. Peter and Paul Churchyard. Row E.5. Grave 26.

"Before the Best of Life
As Known
Or Line Had Marked the Brow
He Went Into the Dark Alone"

WILLIAMS Thomas Ross

Pilot Officer of Canada. 207 Squadron, Pilot Royal Air Force. Died Tuesday 28th November 1939. Aged 21. Son of Robert Rowland and Gladys M. Jacques Williams, of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Buried in Cranfield SS. Peter and Paul Churchyard. Row F. 5. Grave 21.

"Always Remembered
By The Ones
Who Can't Forget"

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