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Stanley Amos

Sapper 522737, 7th Division, Signal Company, Corps of Royal Engineers. Died of wounds Wednesday, 3rd October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born and resident Elstow, enlisted Bedford. Son of George and Elizabeth Blain, of Elstow, Bedford. Buried in MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave II. I. 37. See also Elstow


Arthur Charles

Lance Corporal 27607, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Friday, 17th November 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born Elstow, enlisted South Farnborough, Hants, resident Mansfield, Notts. Son of Christopher Ernest and Emily Bowler, of Bedfordshire. Formerly 8835, R.F.C. Buried in CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY, CONTAY, Somme, France. Grave VIII. B. 28. See also Elstow


Ernest Webb

Private 13337, 48th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died Saturday, 26th November 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Elstow and enlisted Bedford. Formerly 23190, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD), Nord, France. Grave III. A. 192. See also Elstow


Joseph Samuel

Private 203274, 5th battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died at sea Sunday, 30th December 1917. Born and resident Elstow, enlisted Bedford. Commemorated on CHATBY MEMORIAL, Egypt. See also Elstow



Corporal 17425, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday, 23rd October 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Goldington, enlisted Bedford, resident Elstow. Buried in ROMERIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Grave II. D. II. See also Elstow


Arthur James Cirket

Corporal 16466, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds Sunday, 5th March 1916 in France & Flanders. Born St Martin’s, Bedford, enlisted Peterborough, Northants. Buried in LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I. E. 25.


Donald George

Private 33109, 8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action Monday, 10th December 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born and resident in Elstow, enlisted Bedford. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Gordon, of West End, Elstow. Formerly 6516, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in VILLERS-FAUCON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Grave I. C. 12. See also Elstow


Frank Ernest

Private SD/5750, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds Saturday, 9th June 1917 with British Expeditionary Force. Born St Mary’s, Bedford, enlisted Bedford. Son of Mrs. R. Jakes, of 28, Grosvenor St., Bedford, and the late Mr. G. Jakes. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave II. D. 17.


Frederick C

Lance Corporal G/67534, 7th Battalion, Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action Saturday, 10th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born Shefford, enlisted Bedford, resident Kempston. Buried in BEACON CEMETERY, SAILLY-LAURETTE, Somme, France. Grave II. F. 10. See also Elstow


James William

Private 23236, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Thursday, 20th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Shefford, enlisted Bedford. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Elstow

14 April 2001

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