World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Martin Edwards
Photographs Copyright ©
Martin Edwards 2001
Memorial sits in the church graveyard to the left of the church.
THE GLORY OF GOD
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF MUGGERHANGER WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
12101, 4th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died on Tuseday, 18th
September 1917 in Turkey. Born Moggerhanger (Moorhanger), enlisted
Sandy. Commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq. Panel 16 and 62
22792, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday,
20th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born and resident
Chalton, enlisted Bedford. Son of Mrs. Rebecca Buckle, of Charlton
(Chalton), Sandy, Beds. Buried in Ribecourt British Cemetery, Nord,
France. Grave I. C. 11.
31470, 40th Company, Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action Tuesday,
9th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born Muggerhanger,
enlisted Ampthill. Son of Herbert and Betsy Burr, of 19, Muggerhanger,
Sandy. Beds. Formerly 23953, Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated
on Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel
[SDGW says 2nd Lieut], 128th Siege Bty. 1, Royal Garrison Artillery
who was killed in action on Wednesday, 1st November 1916 [SDGW says
13th November 1916]. Age 34. Husband of May Maud Bunch, of 14, Harley
Rd., Newtown, Great Yarmouth. Buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery,
Pas de Calais, France. Grave V. D. 4.
43106, Royal Engineers. Died Monday 13th May 1918. Aged 48. Husband
of E. Jeeves (formerly Chapman), of 21, Eveline Terrace, Sandy.
Buried in St. John's Graveyard, Moggerhanger. South-East of Church.
Order of St. George 4th Class (Russia).
Corporal 8328, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action
Saturday, 5th June 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 28. Born Northill,
enlisted Bedford, resident Sandy. Son of William and Lucy Franklin,
of 7, George Town, Sandy, Beds. Awarded Order of St. George 4th
Class (Russia). Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
6732, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Friday,
13th November 1914 in France & Flanders. Born Northill, enlisted
Bedford, resident Chalton. Buried in Les Gonards Cemetery, Versailles,
Yvelines, France. Grave 2. 18.
114477, 9th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action
Thursday, 25th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Formerly M/282371,
R.A.S.C. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Panel 154 to 159 and 163A
spelt Claude] Lance Corporal 23278, 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Light
Infantry. Killed in action Saturday, 1st July 1916 in France &
Flanders. Born and enlisted Rugby. Formerly 2263, Rifle Brigade.
Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face
11 C and 12 A
23583, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday,
3rd May 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born and resident
Moggerhanger, enlisted Ampthill. Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Lowe, of
15, St. John's Rd., Moggerhanger, Sandy, Beds. Commemorated on Arras
Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5
Private 13113, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action
Wednesday, 9th August 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and resident
Moggerhanger, enlisted Bedford. Commemorated in Caterpillar Valley
Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France. Special Memorial 14.
Private, 33188, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment who died on
Sunday, 20th October 1918. Buried in Bethencourt Communal Cemetery,
Nord, France. Grave C. 26.
33090, 8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died of wounds Friday,
13th April 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 35. Born Muggerhanger,
enlisted Bedford, resident Shalton (Chalton). Formerly 6398, Bedfordshire
Regiment. Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty,
Pas de Calais, France. Grave VIII. F. 3.
32548, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action
Friday, 26th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 23. Born
and resident Chalton, enlisted Bedford. Son of Henry (died 12th
June 1942) & Lucy (died 8th November 1950), brother of Charles
Thomas (died 19th July 1929). Formerly 2108, Bedfordshire Yeomanry.
Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Panel 23 to 28 and 163A
5950230, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
who died on Thursday, 21st September 1944. Age 30. Prisoner of war.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hall, of Moggerhanger. Commeorated on
the Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 63.
Herbert Arthur JACOB, Lance Sergeant 5948816, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshirem
Regiment. Died 17th September 1943 as a prisoner of war of the Japanese.
Aged 25. Son of George Frank and Winifred Jacob; husband of Vera
Elizabeth Jacob, of Great Barford. Buried in THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY,
Myanmar. Plot B1. Row J. Grave 15.
on memorial but with Moggerhanger connections taken from grave inscriptions
Sergeant (Navigator) 1430128, 460 (R.A.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Air
Force Volunteer Reserve. Killed over Germany 25th February 1944.
Aged 23. Son of William Harry (died 1952) & Emily (died 1961),
Lloyd, of North Ormesby, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, originally; brother
of Gladys Phoenix (died 29th May 1963, married to Harold). Buried
in DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY, Bad Tolz, Bayern, Germany. Plot 7. Row
A. Grave 3.
(Pilot) 927548, 12 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Died on active service 11 October 1941. Aged 25. Son of Francis
James and Charity Wish Tothill, of Moggerhanger. Buried North-East
of the church in ST. JOHN CHURCHYARD, MOGGERHANGER, Bedfordshire.
27 January, 2010