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DUNSTABLE CEMETERY MILITARY GRAVES

Compiled and copyright © Colin Glendinning 2018

Dunstable Cemetery, is situated in West Street, Dunstable; it first opened as a burial facility for the people of Dunstable and the surrounding areas in 1861. There are 48 War Graves from World War 1 and World War 2; 23 Commonwealth war graves from the First World War and 25 from the Second World War. Graves within the Cemetery are arranged in sections determined on faith grounds and they are currently split into consecrated (Church of England) and non-consecrated (all other faiths).

1914-1919

ABBISS George
Private 202803, 11th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died at home on 26th March 1920 aged 40. Husband of Elizabeth Mary Abbiss of 151 High St. South, Dunstable. Buried in Dunstable Cemetery. Plot E.177.
BARNES Arthur Silas
(Served as Stevens) Rifleman 59215, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died at Rugeley camp, Staffordshire on 10th August 1919 aged 17.Of High Street North, Dunstable. Buried in Dunstable Cemetery. Plot E.204.
BIRD Ernest Rueben
Private 31902, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds at home on 26th October 1917 aged 20. Son of Jesse and Lizzie Bird of 56 Capron Rd, Dunstable. Buried in Dunstable Cemetery. Plot E.82.
CLARKE Henry Edward
Corporal 18660 Bedfordshire Regiment, 4th Battalion Died 20th December 1916 aged 33. Husband of Ellen Caroline Clarke, Resident of Kensworth. Buried in Dunstable Cemetery. Plot E.719.
COOK Hubert
Private 7383 Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion Died at home on 26th July 1916 aged 17 Son of Walter and Annie Cook of 7 Tavistock St, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.689.
DIXON Walter Sydney
Pioneer 316943 Royal Engineers Died at home 19th February 1921 aged 21 Son of Mr. and Mrs. Dixon, of 3 Union St, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.313.
DUDLEY Albert
Private 202080 North Staffordshire Regiment, 5th Battalion Died of wounds at home on 11th June 1918 Lived at the Red Lion, Church Street, Dunstable. Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.310.
DURRINGTON Leslie Holland
Private 60614 Royal Fusiliers, 8th Battalion Died King George Hospital on 5th April 1919 aged 24 Son of Mr. H. and Mrs. E. Durrington of 36 Scarletts Rd, Colchester Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot H.246.
FEARN William Henry
Private 406575 Royal Army Service Corps Died 4th October 1919 aged 29 Husband of Bessie Louise Fearn of 9 St.Aubyn's Rd, Lowestoft Son of William and Annie Fearn of 43 Edward Street, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot A.453.
FORD Ernest
Private 27659 Bedfordshire Regiment Died 17th March 1920 Lived at 117 Victoria St, Dunstable. Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.266.
GADSDEN Sidney
Private 48404 Northumberland Fusiliers, 16th Battalion Died 14th May 1917 aged 21 Son of John and Ada Gadsden of 5 Beale Street, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.530.
KEMP William
Lance Corporal 7574 Leicestershire Regiment Died 8th July 1919 Lived at Park Road, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.542.
KINGSTON James
Private 6805 Middlesex Regiment, 4th Battalion Died 10th November 1918 aged 28 Son of Mrs. L. Kingston of 6 Chapel Walk, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.459.
LUCK Henry John
Private 16/1525 Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 16th Battalion Died 25th January 1919 aged 33 Lived Church Walk, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.595.
MARKHAM Sydney James
Lance Corporal 4705 Bedfordshire Regiment, 5th Battalion Died 22nd June 1915 aged 31 Son of James Markham of 29 Chiltern Rd, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.814.
MOORING Ephraim William
Private 1922 Bedfordshire Yeomanry Died 30th March 1916 aged 20 Son of Arthur Harry and Elizabeth Ann Mooring of 21 Regent St, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot B.83A.
MOORING Leslie George
Private 41161 Norfolk Regiment, 9th Battalion Died of wounds 3rd April 1918 aged 19 Son of Frederick and Annie Mooring of 86 Union St, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.364.
SEABROOK Benjamin Hedley
Private 3388 Bedfordshire Regiment, 5th Battalion Died on 27th August 1914 aged 18 Son of Benjamin and Eliza Jane Seabrook of 68 West Street, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot F.177.
SMALL Bertie
Private 10831 Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 4th Battalion Died of wounds on 11th January 1917 aged 20 Son of Henry John Edgington and Susan Small of Waterlow Rd, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.468.
SNOOK Bertie
Private 202381 Bedfordshire Regiment, 8th Battalion Died of wounds 8th October 1917 aged 20 Lived at Victoria Street, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.714.
SUMMERFIELD William Alexander
Private 207865 The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 3rd Battalion Died 10th June 1920 aged 26 Son of Walter and Emily Jane Summerfield of 140 High St. South, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot D.130.
TEARLE George
Private 4967 Bedfordshire Regiment 1st Battalion Died 18th January 1920 aged 44 Lived at 14 Church Walk, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E. 471.
THRING Ashton Edward
Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery, "D" Battery, No 1 Reserve Brigade. Died 9th February 1917 aged 20 Son of L. C. R. Thring, M.A, J.P. and Jessie Margaret Thring of Ashton Grammar School Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.43.
TIMMS Harold Percy
orporal M2/134079 Royal Army Service Corps M.T. att. "F Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Field Artillery Died 23rd January 1919 aged 32 Lived at Eaton Bray Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot B.58.
TOMPKINS Eric Harry
Private 11252 Bedfordshire Regiment Died 23rd March 1919 aged 18 Son of the late William Ernest Tompkins and Eliza Ann Tompkins of Matthew St, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot E.405.
1939-1946
BAKER Sydney George
Volunteer Home Guard, 3rd Bedfordshire Battalion Died 13th September 1940 aged 44 Son of Walter and Kate Baker, husband of Kathleen Baker of Leicester Lived 27 Ridgeway Drive Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot T, 277.
BROWN Derek Murray Arthur
Sergeant Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 640 Squadron, 1867211 Air Gunner Died at Fylingdales, Yorkshire during operations to Berlin on 15th February 1944 aged 19 In Halifax 111, LW585, C8-H Son of George William and Emily Brown of 173 Union St, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot K.414.
CHAPPELL Peter Clarence
Pilot Officer Royal Air Force 67611 Observer Died at Abingdon, Oxfordshire on 28th July 1941 aged 26 Son of Arthur Sidney and Amy Martha Chappell of 5 Oakley Rd, Luton Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot K.495.
CLARK Reginald Arthur
Private 5947572 Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion, BEF Died of wounds after evacuation from Dunkirk on 3rd June 1940 aged 29 Husband of Doris Clark, of 96 Victoria St, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot J.396.
DICKENS Emily Marjorie
Aircraftwoman 1st Class 2021702 Women's Auxiliary Air Force Died at Wing Aerodrome on 9th June 1944 aged 22 Daughter of Albert Joseph and Emily Dickens, of 92 Victoria St, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot J.413.
DOWNING Kenneth
Signalman 2093157 Royal Corps of Signals, 6th Armoured Division Signals Died in a road accident on Luton Road, Dunstable on 5th August 1941 Lived at 76 Erdington Rd, Hull Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot J.418.
ELLIOTT Kenneth George Herbert
Aircraftman 2nd Class Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 1397073 Pilot U/T Died at the Emergency Hospital, Stratford-Upon-Avon on 10th July 1943 aged 25 Son of John and Ethel May Elliot, husband of Frances Elliot of 882 Dunstable Rd, Luton. Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot J.419.
GADD George Edward
Sergeant Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 101 Squadron, 1216729 Mid Upper Gunner Killed by flak over Holland on operations to Essen on 3rd April 1943 In Lancaster 111, W4923 Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Gadd, of 18 High Street North, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot K.546.
HURST James Stephen
Flight Sergeant Royal Air Force 515332 Died at Ashridge Hospital, Berkhampstead on 18th October 1944 Lived 63 Suncote Avenue, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot L.124.
JAGGER Harry
Sergeant, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 21 Squadron, 751860 Wireless Operator/Air gunner Died at Watton, Norfolk on 2nd April 1941 aged 22 Son of Harry and Mary Hannah Jagger of 139 Chiltern Road, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot K.518.
KEMPSTER Ethel Eileen Joan
Private W/71970 Auxiliary Territorial Service Died 22nd June 1946 aged 26 Daughter of Mabel Kate Kempster, and stepdaughter of William John Boone, of 3 Bull Pond Lane, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot K.232.
LODGE Roy Edward
Sergeant Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 218 Squadron, 1615775 Flight Engineer Died on operations to Chambly on 2nd May 1944 In Stirling 111, EF184 Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Lodge of 8 George Street, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot J.405.
MULLEY Bramwell Douglas
Private 13047677 Pioneer Corps Died at Stonehouse, Lanarkshire on 29th December 1941 aged 25 Son of Ernest Edward and Ethel Amelia Mulley of 23 Church Street, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot K.519.
MUNDAY Cecil
Corporal 5945761 Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment, 6th Battalion Died 26th February 1946 aged 37 Husband of Violet M. Munday of 62 West Street, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot I.122.
OWLES Aubrey Ernest
Sergeant Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 18 Squadron, 748693 Observer Died at Weasington St Peters during operations to N.W Germany on 31st August 1940 aged 21 In Blenheim 1V, L9378 Son of Ernest and Agnes Owles, of 86 Poynters Rd, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot J.417.
PATTERSON Norman
Trooper 4387432 Reconnaissance Corps, 161st Regt Died at St Martin's Hospital, Bath, on 1st December 1943 aged 29 Son of William H. Patterson and of Ellen Patterson of 61 West St, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot K.548.
PAULLEY Edwin John Vivian
Private T/103652 Royal Army Service Corps Died at Balcombe, Sussex on 9th June 1941 aged 28 Son of George and Christina Paulley, husband of Irene Gloria Paulley of 21 Westfield Rd, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot J.416.
PRATT Frederick Walter
Private 5950183 Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment,6th Battalion Died at Lowestoft, Suffolk on 13th January 1942 aged 20 Son of Walter Richard and Beatrice Annie Pratt of 242 West St, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot T.415.
ROLLINGS Kenneth George
Private 5957929 Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment Died at Papworth Village Settlement, Everard on 5th April 1943 aged 23 Husband of Iris Joyce Rollings of 48 Princess St, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot K.547.
TAYLOR Percy Cyril
Sergeant 1726407 Royal Artillery, 214 Battery, 62 Lt. A.A. Regt Died at Chertsey, Surrey on 13th October 1942 aged 32 Husband of Doris May Taylor of 288 Luton Rd, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot J.441.
VALLER Thomas Ernest
Private 6460732 Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment) 10th Battalion Died at Park Prewett Hospital, Basingstoke on 24th August 1944 Lived at 59 Benning Ave, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot J.440.
WITT Walter Frederick
Aircraftman 2nd Class Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 1802703 Air Gunner U/T Died In Scotland on 28th June 1944 aged 23 Son of James Edward and Eliza Phoebe Witt of 25 Worthington Rd, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot J.395.
WOODCROFT Frederick William Arthur
Bombardier 835574 Royal Artillery Died at Woolwich, 16th June 1944 aged 29 Husband of Frances Woodcroft, of 5 Union St, Dunstable Buried in Dunstable Cemetery Plot J.442.

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