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

The Salvation Army has its own memorial to the men from the SA who died in World War 1. This took the form of a brass plaque that was mounted on the organ. The organ was subsequently disposed of and a new memorial was produced to house the plaque which has also been inset with photographs of the men who died; this meorial can be found in the Salvation Army Citadel.

WORLD WAR ONE

1914-1918

ARIS

Walter G

Private 42036, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds Wednesday 21st August 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Tingewick, Buckinghamshire, enlisted Bedford. Formerly T.R./9/9723, Training Reserve. Bandsmen/Songster in the Salvation Army. Buried in BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL, Pas de Calais, France. Grave III. A. 11.

GROOM

Frederick Charles

Private 271609, 1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment, attached 234th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds Thursday 26th July 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 27. Born Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, enlisted Luton, resident Leighton Buzzard. Son of Joseph and Deborah Groom, of Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Bandsmen/Songster in the Salvation Army. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave I. H. 4. See also Leighton Buzzard.

JANES

Henry

Private 33051, 8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died of wounds Wednesday 17th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Leighton Buzzard. Formerly 3406, Bedfordshire Regiment. Private in the Salvation Army. Buried in MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave III. L. 6. See also Leighton Buzzard.

MARKS

Percy William

Private [Signaller] 11019, 6th Battlion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Sunday 23rd September 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Leighton Buzzard, enlisted Luton. Bandsmen/Songster in the Salvation Army. Buried in ELZENWALLE BRASSERIE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave II. B. 5. See also Leighton Buzzard and Beaudesert School.

PANTLING

Horace James

[Spelt Horice on SDGW] Private 35888, 10th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 28th April 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 24. Born and resident Leighton Buzzard, enlisted Bedford. Son of Arthur and Mary J. Pantling, of 48, Plantation Rd., Leighton Buzzard. Formerly 2669, Royal Fusiliers. Private in the Salvation Army. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7. See also Leighton Buzzard and Beaudesert School.

QUICK

Harold Arthur

Private 4735, "A" Company, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Monday 6th September 1915 in Gallipoli. Age 19. Enlisted and resident Leighton Buzzard. Son of Alfred James and Clara Quick, of 70, Hockliffe Rd., Leighton Buzzard. Bandsmen/Songster in the Salvation Army. Commemorated HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 54 and 218. See also Leighton Buzzard and Beaudesert School.

ROSE

George Thomas

Trooper, No. 889 Fourth Reinforcements, 10th Light Horse Regiment, A.I.F. Born January 1892 in Fenny Stratford, Buckinghamshire, England, the son of Mrs. A.H. Rose (later Mrs. Bates) of 46, Union Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. He was unmarried and on November 22, 1912, he emigrated to Australia. On January 7, 1915, he enlisted in the A.I.F. in Perth, Western Australia. Killed in action in the assault on Hill 60, Anzac, on August 29, 1915. Bandsmen/ Songster in the Salvation Army. Name commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial. Reference to be found in the Australian War Memorials AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army. See also Leighton Buzzard.

WORLD WAR TWO

1939-1945

BRAY

Stanley

Gunner 1616906, Royal Artillery. Died on Monday 21st October 1946. Age 32. Son of Adam and Elizabeth Bray; husband of Peggy Irene Bray, of Leighton Buzzard. Bandsman and Songster in Salavation Army. Buried in LEIGHTON-LINSLADE CEMETERY, Leighton Buzzard. Plot H.H. Grave 63. See also Leighton Buzzard.

GASKIN

Ernest R

Adjutant, Salvation Army. Died on Monday 9th April 1945. Age 35. Son of Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Gaskin, of Leighton Buzzard. Adjutant in Salvation Army. Buried in BARI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot IX. Row D. Grave 9. See also Beaudesert School and Leighton Buzzard.

Last updated 30 July, 2012

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