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PERTENHALL, ST. PETER'S CHURCH - War Memorial

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Brenda Asplin
with additional information by Lynda Smith

There are two memorials in the Church.
A stone plaque and a framed hand-written and illustrated Roll of Honour.


Pertenhall World War 1 Plaque

Photographs Copyright © Brenda Asplin 2001


Pertenhall Roll of Honour

Plaque

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
RONALD ALFRED DAY
ERNEST JAMES PEDLEY
CHARLES EDWARD WAGSTAFF

Who gave their lives for King and
Country and Friends
1914 - 1918

ROLL OF HONOUR

In proud and grateful memory
of the men from Pertenhall who
gave their lives for
their King and Country
and Friends
1914 - 1918

DAY

Ronald Alfred

Gunner 81481. 162nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.  Died of wounds at Aubigney, France  28th May 1917. (Tuesday 8th May 1917 on CWGC & Soldiers Died CD). Age 21.  Born and lived Pertenhall.  Enlisted Kimbolton.   Son of Alfred & Louisa Day of Pertenhall, St. Neots, Hunts.  Commemorated:  Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. II.H.35

PEDLEY

Ernest James

Pte. 52727.  “A” Company 26th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.  (Formerly 37247 98th T.R.)   Killed in action at Ypres, Belgium Friday 15 June 1917.  Age 30.  Born Pertenhall.  Lived Stoneley. (?)  Enlisted Kimbolton.   Son of Arthur & Elizabeth Pedley of Gt. Staughton, St. Neots.  Husband of Daisy Braybrook (formerly Pedley) of Pertenhall, St. Neots.  Commemorated:  Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. Panel 6 & 8.

WAGSTAFF

Charles Edward

Rifleman 551266. (3841 on CD) 16th Battalion London Regiment (Queen’s Westminster Rifles.) Killed in action at Gommecourt, France on Saturday 1 July 1916 age 22 (21 on CWGC). Born St. Neots. Lived Chigwell Row.  Enlisted Westminster.  Son of John & Harriet Wagstaff of Pertenhall, Beds. Commemorated:  Gommecourt British Cemetery No.2, Hebuterne, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. II.E.27.

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

14 July 2001

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