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MARSTON MORETEYNE - Roll of Honour

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Dr. Stephen Larkin
additional information by David Manning

IN
GRATEFUL  MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF
MARSTON
WHO FOUGHT, AND OF THE FOLLOWING
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR

All photographs on this page Courtesy & Copyright © Graham O'Dell 2003

The memorial dedication ceremony

The inscription begins on the North side of the memorial.  Names are given in the form of initials followed by surname.  The list of Great War names is continued on the East and then the West side.  The 1939-1945 names are on the South side. There is also a Roll of Honour in the church but this is not on permanent display.

1914 – 1919

ABBOTT

Arthur John

Private G/31O96 6th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) who was killed in action on Friday, 9th August 1918 in France.  Born Marston Shelton, enlisted Bedford.  Formerly G/22119 Buffs.  Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.  Panel Number: 7

He joined in 1916, and in the following year was drafted to France, where he was in action in the bBattles of Ypres, Lens and Cambrai. He gave his life for the freedom of England at Cambrai on August 9th, 1918, during the final Allied Advance. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.

“He joined the geat white company of valiant souls.”

(National Roll of the Great War, Section XII, Part 1, Z 1001)

See also Stewartby

ABBOTT

W.J.

Private 22851 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Thursday, 19th April 1917 in France.  Born Marston, resident Marston Shelton, enlisted Bedford.  Buried in LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France.  Grave Reference:  IV. A. 14.

Volunteering in 1915 he was drafted to the Western Front and was in action at Albert and Vimy Ridge.  Owing to ill-health he was invalided home for hospital treatment and, on his recovery returned to France and fought in various parts of the line.  He was reported missing on April 19th, 1917, and after was presumed to have been killed on that date.  He was entitled to the General Service and Victory medals.

“His life for his country, his soul to God”

(National Roll of the Great War, Section XII, Part 1, Z 1002/B)

See also Stewartby

ALLEN

James

Private 32098 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died of wounds on Friday, 27th April 1917 in France.  Resident Marston, enlisted Bedford. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France.  Grave Reference: IV. H. 24.

See also Stewartby

BURRIDGE

Ernest Edward

Private 4791 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Wednesday, 29th September 1915 in Egypt.  Age 22.  Resident Marston Shelton, enlisted Bedford.   Son of Charles and Elizabeth Burridge.  Buried in ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt.  Grave Reference:  D. 126.  Also commemorated in MARSTON MORETEYNE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD.  Grave Reference:  G24.  Died at Alexandria from illness contracted in Gallipoli. 

Sad thoughts they linger round our hearts
While tears they often flow
and to the sad and distant grave
our thoughts they often go.

BUSBY

Arthur

Private 20281 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 19th April 1916.  Born Marston, resident Marston Shelton, enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Panel Number: Panel 31 and 33.

See also Stewartby

CAVE

Herbert John

Private 31972 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Sunday, 18th February 1917 in France.  Age 24.  Son of Joseph and Hannah Cave, of Caulcote, Marston Moretaine.  Born Marston, enlisted Bedford.  Buried in ST. PATRICK'S CEMETERY, LOOS, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: III. A. 32.  [Soldiers Who Died in the Great War gives John Herbert.]

See also Stewartby

CAVES

E. Jonathan

Private 4606 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 16th August 1915 at Gallipoli.  Resident Marston, enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey.  Bay 554 and 218.

See also Stewartby

CAVES

Arthur Samuel

Lance Corporal 200398 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 20th July 1917 in Palestine.  Age 21.  Son of Joseph and Jane Caves, of Marston, Shelton.  Enlisted Bedford.  Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel.  Grave Reference: XXX. A. 14.

See also Stewartby

CAVES

William Arthur

Private 29235 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment who died on Wednesday, 26th June 1918. Born Marston, resident Marston Shelton, enlisted Bedford. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, Germany.  Grave Reference  I. K. 9.  [Marston memorial has A.W. CAVES.]

See also Stewartby

CHAPMAN

Frederick G.

Private 23758 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 3rd May 1917 in France.  Born Towersey, Bucks., resident Marston, enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.  Bay 5.

COPPERWHEAT

Alfred Thomas

Private 22802 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 23rd April 1917 in France.  Age 25.  Born Marston.  Son of Walter and Julia Copperwheat, of Upper Shelton, Marston.  Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.  Bay 5.

See also Stewartby

DUDLEY

Frederick William

Lance Sergeant 32192, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday, 25th April 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Bedford, resident Upper Shelton. No known grave. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

In the 1911 census Frederick William Dudley was married to Mary, aged 24, a Kiln Labourer, born Marston, resident with his in-laws, Thomas Edwards & Elizabeth Jane Smith at Wootton Green. His birth was registered in the Woburn Registration District in the January to March Quarter 1887.

[From National Roll of the Great War Section XII - Bedford & Northampton]

DUDLEY, F.W., Sergeant, Bedfordshire Regiment.
He volunteered in September 1914, and in the following year was drafted to the Dardenelles, where he saw much severe fighting and contacted dysentry. He was afterwards transferred to the Western Front, where he was unfortunately killed in action action on April 25th, 1917. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.

"Great deeds cannot die : They with the sun and moon renew their light for ever."

Marston, Beds. - Z2035.

See also Stewartby and Wootton

DUDLEY

Herbert John

See also Stewartby

Private 22886 Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Friday, 21st January 1921.  Age 35.  Son of William and Ellen Dudley, of Upper Shelton, Marston Moreteyne.  Buried in MARSTON MORETEYNE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD on 25th January 1921.  Grave Reference: A72.  Burial register shows he died at Bedford Hospital. 

He volunteered in 1915, and in the following years was drafted to the Western front, where he saw severe fighting in various sectors.  He took part in the Battle of the Somme, Arras and Cambrai, and many minor engagements, and was gassed and wounded in action at Ypres.  He was finally demobilised in March 1919, and holds the General service and Victory Medals. 

(National Roll of the Great War, Section XII, Part 1, Z 2036)

ELLIS

Edward

See also Stewartby and Wootton
Private 22902, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 11th February 1917 in France, aged 20. Born and resident Wootton, enlisted Bedford. Son of Samuel and Mary Ellis, of Wootton Green, Wootton, Beds. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.

In the 1911 census he is the son of Samuel Ellis, aged 14, born Wootton, Brickyard Labourer, resident Wootton. In the 1901 census he is aged 4, son of Samuel & Mary Ellis, born Wooton, resident Wootton.

Photograph Copyright ©
Mrs Towell (His Sister) 2004

EVANS

Albert

Private 201395 Essex Regiment who died on Monday, 29th July 1918.  Age 20.  Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Evans, of Marston.  Buried in MARSTON MORETEYNE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD on 2nd August 1918.  Grave Reference: E33.

EVANS

William Charles

Private 35018 9th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 11th August 1917.  Resident Marston Church End, enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Panel Number: 41 and 43.

FAULKNER

Henry William

Private 67018 3rd Battalion, London Regt (Royal Fusiliers) who died on Wednesday, 1st January 1919.  Age 31.  Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Faulkner, of Marston Moreteyne; husband of May Elizabeth Faulkner, of Marston Caulcote.  Buried in MARSTON MORETEYNE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD on 6th January 1919.  Grave Reference: A132.

“Safe Home”
The exile is at home:
O nights and days of tears!
O longing not to roam!
O  sins, and doubts, and fears:
What matters now grief’s darkest day
The King has wiped those tears away.”

FELLS

Jonah Arthur James

Able Seaman J/22219 H.M.S. "Bulwark", Royal Navy who died on Thursday, 26th November 1914.  Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire, United Kingdom.  Panel Number: 2.

GEE

George William

Private G/18345 11th Battalion., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) who was killed in action on Saturday, 7th October 1916 in France.  Born Ampthill, enlisted Bedford.  Buried in WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France Grave Reference III. E. 22.

See also Stewartby

GOODMAN

Albert Charles

Private 29370 10th Battalion Essex Regiment who died of wounds on Saturday, 10th March 1917.  Born Marston, resident Marston, enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.  Pier and Face 10 D.

See also Stewartby

GOODMAN

Israel John

Private 22842 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Thursday, 29th November 1917 in France.  Age 30.  Husband of Louisa Goodman, of Church End, Marston.  Born Marston Church End, enlisted Bedford.  Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France.  Grave Reference:  P. V. E. 9A. 

See also Stewartby

GOODMAN

Walter

Lance Corporal 22801 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 16th July 1917 in France.  Age 32.  Son of William and Martha Goodman, of Marston Pillinge; husband of Janet Goodman, of 29, Gladstone St., Beeston, Nottinghamshire.  Born Marston Church End, resident Marston Church End, enlisted Bedford.  Buried in ALBUERA CEMETERY, BAILLEUL-SIRE-BERTHOULT, Pas de Calais, France.  Grave Reference: A. II.

See also Stewartby

HARPER

Alfred

Probably Private 3/7282 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 17th May 1915 in France.  He was born at Cranfield, and was resident at Woburn Sands, Bedfordshire, enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.  Panel 10 and 11. 

See also Stewartby and Cranfield.

HARRISON

John Blois

Private 20410 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Saturday, 20th March 1920.  Age 39.  Husband of M. Harrison, of Marston Moreteyne.  Buried in MARSTON MORETEYNE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD on 23rd March 1920.  Grave Reference: A35. 

Grant him O Lord
Eternal rest.

See also Stewartby

HUCKLE

Herbert

Private 22837 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 23rd April 1917 in France.  Age 34.  Husband of Rachel Huckle.  Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.  Bay 5.  Also commemorated in MARSTON MORETEYNE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD.  Grave Reference:  A56.  Brother in law of Martha L. L. Keech the wife of Francis Keech. 

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”

See also Stewartby

HUDSON

Frank

[The scroll in the church lists him as Frederick]. Private 201400 1st/4th Battalion, Essex Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 26th March 1917 in Palestine.  Born Bedford, resident Bedford, enlisted Bedford.  Formerly 6376 Bedfordshire Regiment.  Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel Grave Reference: XXVI. C. 7.

From Andy Pay's research into the Marquis de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour the following:

Volume 2, Part 3, Page 146 - HUDSON, Frederick James - Corporal, No 31146, 18th Hussars

Son of Henry John Hudson, of Woodend, Marston, near Ampthill, co. Bedford, Farm Labourer, by his wife Anne, dau of Joseph Smith. Born Marston aforesaid 8th Aug 1890; educated there; was employed by the London & North Western Railway Company at Northampton from 1911 to 1914; enlisted 16th Feb 1916, served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from the following October, and was killed in action 20th Nov 1917. Buried South of Trescault. Unm.

JIGGLES

Alfred George

Rifleman 4059 1st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps who was killed in action on Friday, 30th October 1914 in Flanders.  Age 36.  Son of the late Thomas Jiggles; husband of Minnie Maria Jiggles, of Marston, Church End.  Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Panel 51 and 53.

KNIGHT

James

No further information currently available.

KNIGHT

R.

Driver 18712 102nd Battery, Royal Horse Artillery, Royal Field Artillery.  He died of wounds on Tuesday, 11th May 1915.  Age 47.  Son of William F. and Jane Knight, of Wootton Green, Bedfordshire.  Born Marston, enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated on KARACHI 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL, Pakistan.

LEE

Charles

Private 20239 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 20th May 1916 in Flanders.  Born Spalding, Lincolnshire, resident Marston, enlisted Bedford.  Buried in ESSEX FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Grave Reference: II. 1. 2.

See also Stewartby

MEDCRAFT

Harry Morris

Private 202669 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 23rd June 1917 in Flanders.  Age 24.  Son of Joseph and Emma Medcraft, of 19, St. Leonard's Avenue, Bedford.  Born Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, resident Bedford, enlisted Bedford.  Buried in DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY EXTENSION, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Grave Reference II. A. 41.

ODELL

Arthur William

Private 22807 "C" Company, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 25th September 1916 in France.  Age 24.  Son of Mrs. Ada E. Odell, of Marston Shelton.  Born Marston Shelton, resident Marston Shelton, enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.  Pier and Face 2 C.

Photograph Courtesy and
Copyright © Lilias Odell 2005

PARROTT, MM

R

Private 200616 "B" Company. 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died of wounds on Monday, 13th May 1918 in Palestine.  Age 22.  Son of Robert and Emma Jane Parrott, of Church End, Marston Moreteyne.  Resident Marston Church End, enlisted Bedford.  Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel.  Grave Reference CC. 63.

See also Stewartby

RANDALL

Henry J.

Private 20298 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 15th September 1916 in France.  Age 40.  Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Randall; husband of Alice Beatrice Randall, of Marston Church End.  Born Marston, resident Marston Church End, enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.  Pier and Face 2 C.

See also Stewartby

SKEGGS

F

Lance Corporal 33186 8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment who died of wounds on Thursday, 30th May 1918.  Born Sandon, Herts., enlisted Bedford.  Formerly 6497 Essex Regiment.  Buried in RETHEL FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY, Ardennes, France.  Grave Reference 1738.

SMITH

Henry

No further information currently available.

TIMMS

Francis James Harold

Private 201146 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 26th March 1917 in Palestine.  Age 22.  Son of Mrs. A. E. Wilson, of Upper Shelton, Marston.  Born Marston, resident Marston, enlisted Bedford.  Formerly 3/7281 Bedfordshire Regiment.  Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel.  Panels 33 to 39.

See also Stewartby

TORRY, MC

Arthur  James Dashwood

Lieutenant 132nd Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, attached to 9th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps who was killed in action while flying RE.8 A4399 on Tuesday, 9th October 1917.  Age 30.  Only son of the Rev. Alfred Freer Torry (Rector of Marston Morteyne), and Elizabeth Georgina (Leila) Torry (nee Goldie).  Born Marwood, Devon.  Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Grave Reference VII.  C. 37. 

Also commemorated in MARSTON MORETEYNE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD.  Grave Reference:  A19.  MI gives his place of burial as Proven in Flanders.

TWO

Alfred James

Private 20256 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died of wounds on Saturday, 29th April 1916 in France. Age 41.  Son of Mrs. M. Two, of Marston Church End.  Born Marston, resident Marston, enlisted Bedford.  Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France.  Grave Reference VIII.  A. 104.

See also Stewartby

WHITBREAD

Walter

Private 18906 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Tuesday, 9th April 1918.  Age 39.  Son of Charles Whitbread; husband of Martha Ann Whitbread, of Marston Moreteyne.  Buried in MARSTON MORETEYNE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD on 13th April 1918.  Grave Reference: B61. 

A husband loved
a father kind
now missed by all
he leaves behind.

WHITTEMORE

William Henry

Private S4/146547 M.T., Royal Army Service Corps who died on Saturday, 8th February 1919.  Age 23.  Son of Alice Whittemore, of Marston Caulcote.  Buried in BELGRADE CEMETERY, Namur, Belgium.  Grave Reference I. F. 5. 

Also commemorated in MARSTON MORETEYNE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD.  Grave Reference:  A104.  This gives him as Lance Corporal   William Henry Whittemore and his place of death as De-Belgrade near Namur.

WHITTINGTON

Herbert

Private 22850 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 15th September 1916 in France.  Born Marston Shelton, resident Marston Shelton, enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.  Pier and Face 2 C.

WHITTINGTON

Richard James

Lance Corporal 41532 "D" Coy, 8th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles who was killed in action on Thursday, 7th June 1917 in Flanders. Age 20.  Son of Charles and Elizabeth Whittington, of Upper Shelton, Marston.  Born Marston, resident Marston Shelton, enlisted Bedford.  Buried in LONE TREE CEMETERY, Mesen, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Grave Reference I. B. 4.

See also Stewartby

1939 –1945

ALLEN

David Richard

Gunner 14618383 12 Medium Regt., Royal Artillery who died on Friday, 30th June 1944.  Age 37.  Son of Frank and Laura Allen, of Marston Moreteyne; husband of Alice Allen, of Upper Shelton Road, Marston Moreteyne.  Buried in MARSTON MORETEYNE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD on 5 July 1944.  Grave Reference: A122. 

Rest in peace
where no shadows fall. 

[Marston memorial has R.D. ALLEN.]

AMBLER

Frederick Gordon

Private 5889398 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment who died on Wednesday, 7th April 1943.  Age 27.  Son of Frederick Alphius Ambler and Gertrude Ambler; husband of Ethel May Ambler, of Marston Morteyne.  Buried in MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia.  Grave Reference 4. H. 4.

CAMPIN

Kenneth Charles

Sergeant 1578842 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on active service on Wednesday, 10th January 1945.  Age 22.  Son of George William and Florence Campin, of 6 Lower Shelton Road, Marston Moreteyne.  Buried in MARSTON MORETEYNE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD on 15th January 1945.  Grave Reference: A159.  In heavenly love abiding. See also Bedford Modern School

COOK

John Benjamin [aka Jack]

Corporal 5949249 6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment who died on Monday, 7th August 1944.  Age 22.  Son of George Thomas Cook and Beatrice Emma Cook, of Marston; husband of Mary Cook.  Buried in BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France.  Grave Reference XV. E. 26.

Photograph © The Cook Family 2001

ELLIS

Walter Ronald

Fusilier 11426817 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) who died on Tuesday, 26th December 1944.  Age 31.  Son of Samuel and Mary Ellis, of Wooton Green, Marston.  Buried in MARSTON MORETEYNE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, on 30th December 1944.  Grave Reference: A89.

Photograph Copyright © Tony Craddock 2004

EVANS

Leslie Robert

Sergeant 1577745 Air Gnr. 12 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who was killed in action on Saturday, 12th June 1943.  Age 20.  Son of Walter and Alice Mary Evans, of Marston Moreteyne.  Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Germany.  Joint grave 5. G. 17-18. 

Also commemorated in MARSTON MORETEYNE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD.  Grave Reference:  G11.  Loved and remembered.

GENTLE

Harry

Lance Bombardier 1653655 4 H.A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery who died on Wednesday, 22nd April 1942. Age 30.  Son of James Edward and Mary Eliza Gentle; husband of Mabel Beatrice Gentle, of Great Staughton, Huntingdonshire.  Buried in PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY, Malta.  Joint grave I. 5.

ODELL

Oliver Walter

Private 14675520 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 9th August 1944.  Age 19.  Son of Walter Frederick and Ada Odell, of Marston.  Buried in ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX, Calvados, France.  Grave Reference VIII.  F. 9.  In God’s keeping.

RUST

Maurice Charles

Private 5833347 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment who died on Tuesday, 5th May 1942.  Age 28.  Buried in KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore Grave Reference 7. E. 4.

SEAMARK

Ronald George

Private 14592832 2nd Battalion The Hertfordshire Regt., Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regt who died on Monday, 17th July 1944. Age 20.  Son of Albert George and Hilda Grace Seamark, of Millbrook, Bedfordshire.  Buried in AREZZO WAR CEMETERY, Italy.  Grave Reference II. C. 2.  [Marston memorial has R.G. SEAMARKS]

SHARPE

Ronald Arthur

Private 5955853 3rd Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment who died on Thursday, 7th September 1944.  Age 30.  Son of Arthur William and Ada Sharpe; husband of Gladys Helen Sharpe, of Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.  Buried in SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY, Antwerpen, Belgium.  Grave Reference I. D. 12.

Bedfordshire Times & Standard: 3rd September 1948

In Memorium:

SHARPE: Silent thoughts and treasured memories of of my dear and only brother, Pte Ron SHARPE, killed in action on 7 September 1944. - From his loving sister, brother-in-law, and neice, Glad, Bert, and Pat, 14 The Crescent, Ampthill

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