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EATON BRAY WESLEYAN WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Martin Edwards

The Memorial stands outside the Wesleyan Church in Eaton Bray at right anles to the church front. The memorial takes the form of a tablet with a canopy style top and a shelved bottom. There are 22 names listed for World War 1 only.


Photograph Copyright © Martin Edwards 2002

1914             1919
IN CONSTANT AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF OUR BROTHERS
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR

BAKER
Arthur
Private G/17193, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 5th November 1918 with British Expeditionary Force. Age 21. Born Eaton Bray, enlisted Luton. Son of Mr. J. G. and Mrs. M. A. Baker, of High St., Eaton Bray, Dunstable. Buried in Premont British Cemetery, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 21.
DEELEY
John
Private 18772, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 11th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Totternhoe, enlisted Bedford, resident Eaton Bray. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Deeley, of High St., Eaton Bray, Dunstable, Beds. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C
FARNHAM
George


Private G Farnham, from a privately published book by Edmund Rimmer.

Private, 5037, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 16th August 1915. Age 20. Son of John and Fanny Farnham, of 103, Edward St., Dunstable. Enlisted Bedford, resident Eaton Bray. No known grave. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 54 and 218. See also Eaton Bray Village.
FOUNTAIN
Ernest
Private, TF/241638, 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 11th October 1917. Born and resident Eaton Bray, enlisted Bedford. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 113 to 115. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
GROOM
Edward
Private, 37096, 1st Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regt.) who died Thursday, 22nd March 1917 in France and Flanders. Age 31. Born Hemel Hempstead, Herts, enlisted Luton, resident Eaton Bray. Son of Charles and Emily Groom, of Water End, Hemel Hempstead, Herts; husband of Alice Groom, of Church Lane, Eaton Bray, Dunstable, Beds. La Neuville Communal Cemetery, Corbie, Somme, France. Grave B. 93.
JACKSON
Arthur
Private 13119, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Eaton Bray, enlisted Bedford. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
JANES
Arthur
Private, 20744, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who killed in action on Friday, 15th September 1916. Born Edlesborough, Dunstable, enlisted Bedford, born Hemel Hempstead. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
LUGSDEN
Albert
Private, 19265, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who killed in action on Sunday, 2nd July 1916. Age 29. Husband of Ada Lugsden, of St. Giles Yard, Eaton Bray, Dunstable, Beds. Born and resident Eaton Bray, enlisted Bedford. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
LUGSDEN
Amos
Private, 17048, 2nd/5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) who was killed in action on Saturday, 20th July 1918. Enlisted Luton. Buried in Marfaux British Cemetery, Marne, France. Grave VII. A. 7.
LUGSDEN
Arthur Joseph
Private, 41148, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment who died of wounds on Wednesday, 18th September 1918. Son of Mr. D. Lugsden, of "Bray Side", High St., Eaton Bray, Dunstable, Beds. Born Eaton Bray, enlisted Bedford. Buried in TREFCON BRITISH CEMETERY, CAULAINCOURT, Aisne, France. Grave B. 41. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
LUGSDEN
Fred[erick]
Private, 201140, 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment who was killed in action on Tuesday, 27th March 1917. Born and resident Eaton Bray, enlisted Dunstable. Formerly 7460, Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. Panels 33 to 39. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
PRATT
 John Theodore
Private, 19773, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died of wounds on Tuesday, 8th August 1916. Age 22. Son of Frederick George and Bethia Pratt, of Ley Farm, Eaton Bray, Dunstable, Beds. Born and resident Eaton Bray, enlisted Bedford. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave VI. K. 12. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
ROBERTS
William James
Private G/60052, 3rd/4th or 2nd/4th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds 16th or 18th January 1918. Born and resident Eaton Bray, enlisted Luton. Buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France. Grave IV. E. 35. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
ROLLINGS
Albert
Private, 33078, 8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 21st March 1918. Age 33. Son of Mrs. Ann Rollings, of 10, Bower Lane, Eaton Bray, Dunstable, Beds. Born and resident Eaton Bray, enlisted Bedford. Formerly 6402, Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 29 and 30. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
ROLLINGS
Mark
Private, 33076, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died of wounds on Monday, 28th May 1917. Son of Jane Rollings, of 14, Victoria Terrace, Bower Lane, Eaton Bray, Dunstable. Enlisted Bedford, resident Eaton Bray. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Grave IV. M. 26. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
RUFFETT
Frederick
Private, 201515, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Sunday, 24th March 1918. Born Northall, Bucks, enlisted Luton, resident Eaton Bray. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 28 and 29. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
SMALLBONES
Harold J
Private, G/37164, "A" Coy. 1st Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) who was killed in action on Wednesday, 26th September 1917. Age 29. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Smallbones, of 17, Northall, Dunstable; husband of Mrs. L. Turner (formerly Smallbones), of 58, Dallow Rd., Luton, Beds. Born Northall, Bucks, enlisted Luton, resident Eaton Bray. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 14 to 17 and 162 to 162A. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
TIMMS
Harold P
Corporal, M2/134079, Motor Transport, Royal Army Service Corps attached "F" Anti-Aircraft Bty., Royal Field Artillery who died on Thursday, 23rd January 1919. Buried in Dunstable Cemetery, Dunstable, Beds.
WEEDON
Ernest
Private 10866, 4th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of wounds 5th october 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Eaton Bray, enlisted Luton. Formerly 25591, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Grave III. E. 16. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
WEEDON
Fred William
Lance Corporal, 32181, 6th Bn, Bedfordshire Regiment who died of wounds on Friday, 13th April 1917. Son of William Weedon, of Prentice Lane, Eaton Bray, Dunstable. Enlisted Bedford, resident Eaton Bray. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Grave III. J. 3. CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.
WOODCRAFT
Ernest
No further information currently
WOODCRAFT
Harry
Private, G/44026, 17th or 19th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 16th February 1917. Age 27. Son of John Woodcraft, of Bower Lane, Eaton Bray, Beds. Born Eaton Bray, enlisted Bedford. Buried in COURCELETTE BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave I. E. 7. See also Eaton Bray Village.

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