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KNOTTING - Roll of Honour

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Compiled and copyright © 2001 Brenda Asplin



Photograph above Copyright © Martin Edwards 2001

Photographs to left Copyright © Brenda Asplin 2001

In the churchyard of St. Mary of Antioch in Knotting, stands an ancient village cross, above the road.
There are no names on the memorial just the inscription that was added later.

THIS ROSE WAS RESTORED
IN 1921 IN MEMORY OF
MEN FROM KNOTTING
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR

Inside the church is a plaque, which gives name and Regiment of the men.

In memory of the men of Knotting
Who gave their lives in the Great War
1914 – 1918

BAILEY

George Henry

Probably Pte. 22935. 8th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Tuesday 20 November 1917. Born Kettering Northamptonshire. Lived Sharnbrook. Enlisted Ampthill. Commemorated: Cambrai Memorial, Louveral, Nord, France. Ref. Panel 5.

LAW

Joseph

L/Cpl. 18874. 8th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 25 September 1916. Born Swineshead. Lived Sharnbrook. Enlisted Bedford. Commemorated: Guard’s Cemetery, Lesboeffs, Somme, France. Ref. X.L.7. See also Upper Dean Memorial

SMITH

Ernest Jesse

Pte 18904. 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 23 April 1917. Born & lived Knotting. Enlisted Bedford. He was baptized in Knotting church on 25 July 1897. He was the son of Charles and Mary Ann Smith. During the service which took place following the restoration in 1921, Mrs. Smith placed a wreath at the base of the cross "In grateful remembrance fro the people of Knotting". Commemorated: Arras memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France. Ref. Bay 5.

29 August 2001

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