BRYAN WAR MEMORIAL
War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2019
memorial is located in The Old Rectory, St Peter's Church, Milton bryan.
It takes the form of a brass plaque mounted on an oak board with crossed
flags at the top of the brass plaque. The names are listed in order
of date of death and there are six men listed. The memorila was dedicated
by Rector Canon Parr and unveiled by the Duke of Bedford January 1921.
The names here have been sorted into alphabetical order for ease of
reading and research.
TABLET IS PLACED BY THE PARISHONERS
IN GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS
VILLAGE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
Private 33552, 13th (Service) (1st Barnsley) Battalion,
York And Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 28 March 1918. Born
Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire, resident Woburn, Bedfordshire, enlisted
Luton. Buried in BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX, Pas de Calais,
France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 3.
1916 - possibly Arthur
George Gilbert COX, Acting Corporal 11648, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire
Regiment. Killed in action 16 September 1916. Aged 26. Born and
resident Eversholt, Bedfordshire, enlisted Devonport. Son of Frederick
and Alice Mary Cox, of Eversholt, Woburn, Beds. Buried in VERMELLES
BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row C. Grave 6.
Private 19268, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds
29 May 1917. Born Battlesden, Bedfordshire, Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire,
enlisted Bedford. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, KASSEL, Hessen,
Germany. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 12.
Lance Corporal 30451, Bedfordshire Yeomanry attached
to 15th (The King's) Hussars. Died of wounds 12 August 1918. Aged
25. Born and resident Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire, enlisted Dunstable.
Son of the late William W. and Elizabeth Millard, of Leys Farm,
Milton Bryan, nr. Woburn, Beds. Enlisted Sept. 14th, 1914, served
in France, from June 7th, 1915, to date of death. Buried in CROUY
BRITISH CEMETERY, CROUY-SUR-SOMME, Somme, France. Plot V. Row C.
10192, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 8
November 1914. Aged 22. Born Fenny Stratford, Buckinghamshire, resident
Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire, enlisted Leighton Buzzard. Son of Mr.
and Mrs. Saunders, of 6, Milton Bryan, Woburn, Beds. Buried in HARLEBEKE
NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XV. Row B.
Lance Corporal 17777, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed
in action 12 October 1916. Born and resident Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire,
enlisted Bedford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL,
Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.
THOU FOR ENGLAND , WE FOR ENGLAND DIED
25 June, 2019