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HAYNES WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © 2002 Lynda Smith

The War memorial is in St. Mary’s Churchyard, and inscribed are full names and Regiments of the fallen. 


Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2002


THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
TO THE
GLORIOUS MEMORY OF
ALL THOSE CONNECTED WITH
THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR KING AND COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

THYNNE,  D.S.O.

Algernon Carteret

Lt. Col. Royal North Devon Hussars.  Born 9 April 1868.  Killed in action 6 November 1917.  Husband of Mrs. Thynne of Penstowe, Bude, Cornwall.  Buried:  Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel.  Ref. L60.

SMITH

Geoffrey

Gunner 102364.  217th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.  Killed in action 29 August 1917.  Age 22.  Born Haynes.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of Levi G. and Mary Ann Smith of 102 Church end, Haynes.  Buried:  Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. V.E.26.

GREEN

Harry George

Driver T3/025581.  Royal Army Service Corps (Grenadier Guards on Memorial).  Killed in action 29 September 1915.  Age 28.  Born Westminster.  Lived Haynes.  Enlisted London.  Son of Thomas Green of Haynes.  Driver to H.R.H. The Prince of Wales.   Buried:  Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. VI.D.9.

ALLEN

Harold John

Pte. G/25933.  1st Battalion Buffs (East Kent Regiment).  Killed in action 3 October 1918 (8 October 1918 on CD).  Born and lived Haynes.  Enlisted Bedford.  Buried:  Ramicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France.  Ref. B.40.

BARBER

Frank

Cpl. L/10555. 1st Battalion Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment).  Formerly 3842 3rd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Died of wounds 31 December 1914.  Born and lived Haynes.  Enlisted London.  Buried:  Bailleul Communal Cemetery (Nord), Nord, France.  Ref. G.9.

COX

Frederick

Pte. 14256.  8th Leicestershire Regiment.  Killed in action 1 October 1917.  Age 30.  Born Haynes.  Enlisted Chesterfield, Derbyshire.  Son of William and Eliza Cox;  husband of Mary Cox of 13 Barrack Square, Vicar Lane, Chesterfield.  Buried:  Hooge Crater Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. XII.J.18.

JEFFORD

Albert John

Pte. 40641.  10th Battalion South Wales Borderers.  Killed in action 4 November 1918. Age 36.  Formerly 33127 Bedfordshire Regiment.  Born Haynes.  Lived Berkhamstead, Herts.  Enlisted Watford.  Son of Ruth Jefford; husband of Mabel Jefford of 18 Northwood End, Haynes.  Buried:  Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.  Ref. IX.C.3.

WRIGHT

William

Pte. 43462.  9th Battalion Essex Regiment.  Formerly 25469 Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action 3 May 1917.  Born and lived Haynes.  Enlisted Bedford.  Buried:  Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. IV.G.9.

PULLEY

Charles

Pte. R/20586.  1st/7th Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment).  Died 4 February 1917.  age 33.  Born and lived Haynes.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of William and Eliza Pulley of Silver Lane, Haynes, Beds.  Buried:  Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, Seine Maritime, France.  Ref.  II.J.10.

JEFFORD

Francis Harold

Pte. 28347.  7th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment.  Killed in action 17 April 1917.  Age 21.  Born Haynes.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of James and Ruth Jefford of 17 Northwood End,  Haynes.  Commemorated:  Arras memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.   Bay 7.

COX

William

Pte. 675145.  2nd Battalion Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment).  Died 2 May 1917.  Age 25.  Son of William and Eliza Cox of Haynes.  Commemorated:  Vimy Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France. 

BARBER

Edwin

Sgt. 9495.  1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Died of wounds 29 June 1916.  Age 23.  Born and lived Haynes.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of John and Mary Jane Barber of Northwood End, Haynes.  Buried:  Avesnes-le-Comte Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. II.A.19.

WEBB

Walter

Probably:  L/Cpl. 20463.  4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action 4 February 1917.  Age 36.  Born and enlisted St. Albans.  Lived Leverstock Green.  Husband of Jane Emma Elizabeth Webb of 11 Althorpe Street, Bedford.  Buried:  Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont- Hamel, Somme, France.  Ref. VIII.F.21.

BRUNT

William

Pte. 20983.  8th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action 19 April 1916.  Age 24.  Born and lived Upper Caldecote.  Enlisted Ampthill.  Son of Arthur and Ellen Brunt of Upper Caldecote, Biggleswade, Beds.  Commemorated:  Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Panel 31 & 33.

KEENS

James

[Keene on CD] Pte. 32055.  6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action 1 March 1918.  Born and lived Haynes.  Enlisted Bedford.  Buried:  Hooge Crater Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. XV.B.15.

MASON

Alfred J.

Pte. 7889.  1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Died of wounds 23 November 1914.  (22nd November on CD).  Son of John & Emily Mason;  husband of Ellen Louisa Mason of Northwood End, Haynes.  Buried:  Belgrade Cemetery, Namur, Belgium.  Ref. V.C.6.

WHITE

Frederick J.

Probably:  Pte. 16555. 7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action 27 April 1916.  Born and lived Shefford.  Enlisted Bedford.  Buried:  Carnoy Military Cemetery, Somme, France.  Ref. K14.

1939 – 1945

COLE

Mostyn

Cpl. RMB/X303.  HMS Orion, Royal Marine Band.  Died 29 May 1941.  Age 26.  Son of Thomas John and Emily Florence Cole of Haynes.  Commemorated:  Portsmouth Naval memorial, Hampshire.  Panel 59.  Column 3. Special Note:  On 29 May 1941, HMS Orion was involved in the evacuation of British Troops from Crete.  A Luftwaffe attack inflicted 200 casualties.

CRANKO

Thomas Odin McIntyre

Lt. 197180 Worcestershire Regiment.  Died 19 June 1944.  Age 21.  Son of Captain W.G. McIntyre Cranko and stepson of Ethel Cranko of Haynes West End, Beds.  Buried:  Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville, Calvados, France.  Ref. IV.E.10. See also Bedford Modern School

DAWKES

Harold Henry George

[no E on CWGC] Driver T/196851 2 Res. M.T. Company, Royal Army Service Corps.  Died 27 May 1941.  Age 24.  Son of Harold Norman and Edith Phoeby Ellen Dawks of Biggleswade, Beds.  His brother Norman J.E. Dawks, also died on service.  Commemorated:  Athens Memorial, Greece.  Face 8.

DAWSON

Frederick Charles

Probably:  Pte. 5948868.  5th Battalion Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment.  Died 31 May 1941.  age 31.  Commemorated:  Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery,  Myanmar.  Ref. B3.N.5.

HUDSON

Albert Henry

L/Cpl. 5951161.  1st Battalion  Hertfordshire Regiment, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment.  Died 17 July 1944.  Age 25.  Son of Ernest Alfred and Hilda May Hudson;  husband of Doreen Mary Elizabeth Hudson of Haynes.  Buried:  Digboi War Cemetery, India.  Ref. 4.J.5.

HUDSON

Arthur James

Trooper 14288509.  Died 5 July 1943.  Age 19.  Son of Ernest Alfred and Hilda May Hudson of Haynes.  His brother Albert Henry also died on service.  Buried:  Marston Moretaine (St. Mary) Churchyard, Beds.  S.W. of church.

JEFFORD

Cecil Joseph

Pte. 5951167.  1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment.  Died 16 November 1944.  Age 26. Son of Abner Percy and Ethel Jane Jefford of Haynes.  Buried:  Faenza War Cemetery, Italy.  Ref. VI.F.4.

JOY

George Edwin

Able Seaman C/JX 235763.  M.V. Pacific Grove, R.N.  Died 12 April 1943.  Age 21.  Son of William John and Alice Elizabeth Joy of Haynes.  Commemorated:  Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent.  69.1.

WILSHER

Albert Edward

Pte. 14708937.  General Service Corps.  Died 16 March 1944.  age 29.  Son of Edward and Emma Wilsher of Haynes;  husband of Elizabeth May Wilsher of Haynes.  Buried:  Haynes (St. Mary) churchyard.  Row 5.  Grave 8.

14708937 PTE.
A.E. WILSHER
GENERAL SERVICE CORPS
16TH MARCH 1944
AGE 29

Last updated 3 October, 2006

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