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MAULDEN - Village War Memorial

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2002 Lynda Smith

The Village memorial stands on a green in front of the Village Hall and was unveiled circa 1920.


Photograph Copyright © Lynda Smith 2002

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
THESE MEN OF MAULDEN
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
TO PRESERVE
OUR LIBERTIES IN
THE GREAT WAR 1914 18

ANSELL

Walter

Probably: Private 19803. 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Born and resident Ampthill, enlisted Bedford. Killed in action Saturday 1st July 1916. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C

BECKERWICK

Moses

Lance Corporal L/13547. 4th Bn., Middlesex Regiment. Died Thursday 15 October 1914. Age 21. Son of Joseph and Rebecca Inskip, of 11, Corner House, Arthur St., Ampthill, Beds. Buried: ARRAS ROAD CEMETERY, ROCLINCOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. II. M. 21.

BROWN

Alec Charles

Lance Bombardier 159031, "T" Battery, 14th Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery. Killed in action Thursday 22nd August 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Maulden, enlisted Bedford. Buried in BERLES NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave III. E. 5.

BRYANT

Arthur William

Private 203268. 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 18th September 1918. Age 24. Born and resident Stevenage, enlisted Hitchin. Husband of Jane Bryant, of Breach Rd., Maulden, Ampthill, Beds. Formerly 265338, Hertfordshire Regiment. Commemorated: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7

BUNKER

William Harold

Private 40454. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 9th October 1917. Age 36. Born Millbropok, enlisted Bedford, resident Maulden. Son of Richard and Emma Bunker, of 61, Albert Rd., Luton; husband of Mary Elizabeth Bunker, of Duck End, Maulden, Ampthill, Beds. Formerly 22924, Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A

BURGOINE

Wallace

Private 30843. Bedfordshire Yeomanry. Killed in action Tuesday 4th December 1917. Age 20. Born and resident Maulden, enlisted Bedford. Nephew of E. Fossey, of Snow Hill, Maulden, Ampthill, Beds. Commemorated: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 1

DIGGINS

Ernest George

Private 23332. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 23rd August 1918. Age 27. Born Clophill, enlisted Ampthill, resident Maulden. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Diggins, of Hall End, Maulden, Ampthill, Beds. Buried: ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONT, Somme, France. Ref. IV. F. 29.

DIGGINS

Henry Thomas

Private 23246. 4th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 13th November 1916. Age 19. Born Clophill, enlisted Ampthill, resident Maulden. Son of Charles and Mary Ann Diggins, of Hall End, Maulden. Ampthill, Beds. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C

DUNCOMBE

E F A

No further information available at present.

HEDGE

C

No further information available at present

IZZARD

Sidney Brydon

Lance Corporal 22967. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 13th November 1916. Born and resident Maulden, enlisted Ampthill. Son of Mrs. A. Izzard, of Hall End, Maulden, Ampthill, Beds. Buried: ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Ref. I. A. 16.

KIRBY

Alfred Edwin

Private 40372, 10th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action Friday 30th March 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born Maulden, enlisted Luton. Son of Mr. L. Kirby, of George St., Maulden, Ampthill. Formerly 2827, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave II. F. 1.

KIRBY

Edgar Charles

Private 51645. 1st Battalionn, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 16th April 1918. Age 36. Enlisted Luton, resident Maulden. Son of Thomas and Sarah Kirby, of Maulden, Ampthill; husband of Mrs. S. E. Kirby, of Rose Villa, Ampthill, Beds. Formerly 29489, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried: BIRR CROSS ROADS CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. I. E. 38.

NEWMAN

Charles

Private 17773, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 25th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Maulden, enlisted Bedford. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 41

NORTHWOOD

Charles William

Private 17834. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 3rd September 1916. Age 22. Born and resident Maulden, enlisted Bedford. Only son of Charles and Sarah Ann Northwood, of Snow Hill, Maulden, Ampthill, Beds. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C

OLIVER

C

No further information available at present

PALMER

Francis John

Acting Sergeant 23602, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 17th January 1918 in France & Flanders. Born London, enlisted Ampthill, resident Maulden. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.

ROYSTON

N B

No further information available at present

ROYSTON

N N

No further information available at present

SHARP

Herbert Westley

Private TR/9/48080. 53rd Battalion (both SDGW and CWGC list this), Bedfordshire Regiment. Died at home Sunday 10th November 1918. Age 18. Born and resident Maulden, enlisted Bedford. Son of Charles and Bertha Sharp, of Church Cottage, Maulden. Buried: MAULDEN. (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom North-East of Church.

TR/ 8080
PRIVATE
H. W. SHARP
BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT
10 NOVEMBER 1918
AGE 18
IN MEMORY OF DEAR BERT~
SIMPLY TO THY CROSS I CLING RIP

STANBRIDGE

Alfred

Private 203151. 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died Friday 14th December 1917 in Palestine. Age 38. Born and resident Maulden, enlisted Bedford. Son of Emma Stanbridge, of Maulden; husband of Lizzie Richardson (formerly Stanbridge), of "The Brache," Maulden, Ampthill, Beds. Buried: KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Ref. E. 61.

SUMMERFIELD

William Alfred

Private 59451, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 29th September 1918. Age 20. Born Maulden, enlisted Bedford. Son of Mrs. S. E. Summerfield, of Fern Cottage, Maulden, Ampthill, Beds. Commemorated: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7

TAYLOR

Alec

Private P.W. 809, 18th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action Thursday 22nd June 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Maulden, enlisted Mill Hill, Middlesex, resident Willesden, Middlesex. Son of Mrs. N. Taylor, of 76, Campsbourne Rd., Hornsey, London. Buried in GORRE BRITISH AND INDIAN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave II. C. 10.

TAYLOR

H

No further information available at present

WALPOLE

Harry Frederick

Private 51981, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 28th May 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Wilstead, enlisted Luton, resident Maulden. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France.

WILLMER

Alfred Frederick

Private 17770. 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Friday 9th July 1915. Age 24. Born and resident Maulden, enlisted Bedford. Son of Charles and Mary Willmer, of George St., Maulden, Ampthill, Beds. Buried: LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. II. A. 32.

WILLMER

Walter

Acting Corporal S/11792, Rifle Brigade (The Price Consort's Own). Killed in action Thursday 3rd May 1917 in France & Falnders. Born and resident Maulden, enlisted Bedford. Formerly 8664, Cavalry Regiment. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 9.

YOUNG

E

No further information available at present

ERECTED BY THE
PARISIONERS AND FRIENDS
1920
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE
MEN FROM THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
THE SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 1945

BIRD

Stanley Charles

Gunner 1141213. 17 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. Died Sunday 5 March 1944. Age 27. Son of Frederick and Constance Bird, of Maulden, Bedfordshire; husband of Zelma Bird, of Maulden. Buried: NAPLES WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Ref. II. M. 1.

BRIGHTMAN

Arthur Charles

Private 5952642. 5th Bn., Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regt. Died Sunday 15 February 1942. Age 22. Son of Walter and Sally Brightman; husband of Edna Brightman, of Maulden, Bedfordshire. Commemorated: KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore Coll. grave 31. B. 16-18.

EDDY

William T

Private 4924250. 9th Bn., York and Lancaster Regiment. Died Tuesday 26 December 1944. Age 24. Son of Seba and Annie Eddy, of Maulden, Bedfordshire. Commemorated: RANGOON MEMORIAL, Myanmar Face 17

GILES

Eric Sidney

Probably Private 10600889 1st Bn. The Hertfordshire Regt., Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regt. Died on Sunday 17 September 1944. Age 23. Son of Percival W. Giles, and of Effie S. L. Giles, of Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Buried: FLORENCE WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Ref. IV. E. 5.

HARRIS

Thomas William

Private 5831787. 2nd Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died Saturday 14 February 1942. Age 26. Son of Ernest and Mary Harris; husband of A. M. Harris, of Maulden, Bedfordshire. Commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore.

ROBERTS

Clifford Ernest

Marine PLY/X 4181. H.M.S. Charybdis., Royal Marines. Died Saturday 23 October 1943. Age 19. Son of Ernest Charles and Amy Maude Roberts, of Maulden, Bedfordshire. Buried: ST. PETER PORT (FOULON) CEMETERY, Channel Islands, United Kingdom Ref. Sec. A.M. Grave 45. Special Note: HMS Charybdis was a Dido Class Cruiser. On 23rd October 1943, she was torpedoed in the English Channel with the loss of 30 officers and 432 ratings.

SEYMOUR

Frederick

Gunner 1781981. 80 H.A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery. Died Thursday 7 January 1943. Age 36. Son of Frederick and Winifred Seymour; husband of Gwendoline Fanny Seymour, of Maulden, Bedfordshire. Commemorated: MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL, Tunisia Face 8.

WEBB

Ernest Arthur

Private 5825717. 1st Bn., Suffolk Regiment. Died Friday 31 May 1940. Age 26. Son of Levi Walter and Violet, Annie Webb, of Maulden, Bedfordshire. Buried: WULPEN CHURCHYARD, Jabbeke West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. Row A. Grave 4. Buried in the Churchyard. Not on the Village War Memorial

   

Not on the Village War Memorial

SUMMERFIELD

Samuel Kenneth

Aircraftman 2nd Class 1219208, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Thursday 7 September 1944. Age 31. Son of Charles and Alice Summerfield, of Maulden; husband of Doris May Summerfield, of Flitwick.. Buried: MAULDEN (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom North Border. Row 7. Grave 4.

1219208
AIRCRAFTMAN 2nd Cl.~
S.K. SUMMERFIELD
ROYAL AIR FORCE
7 SEPTEMBER 1944
AGE 31
"THY WILL BE DONE"

18 October 2005

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