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SLIP END/WOODSIDE, LUTON - War Memorial

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

The Memorial is on the wall inside the Church of St Andrew in the village. The Memorial gives name, initial and rank.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

BETTS Thomas
Lance Serjeant (Sgt on memorial) 17679. 6th Bn., Duke of Edinburgh’s Wiltshire Regiment. Formerly 13330 Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Killed in action Wednesday 13 June 1917. Age 24. Born Caddington. Lived Luton. Enlisted London. Son of Arthur and Elizabeth Jane Betts, of 10, Front St., Slip End, Luton. Commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 53
CLARK William
Private (no number). 2nd Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 5 September 1916. Born Markyate. Lived Slip End. Enlisted Bedford. ** Not found on CWGC records.
FROST C
Private. No further information available at present.
FLITTON J
Private. No further information available at present
FENSOME Harry
Private 10352, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 22nd November 1915. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Buried in Albert Communal Cem Ext, France. Grave I DA 1
FENSOME L
Private. No further information available at present
GREGORY E
Probably: Edward Gregory. Private 31162. 34th Bn., Royal Fusiliers transf. to (60143), 101st Coy., Labour Corps. Died of wounds Thursday 23 May 1918. Born Redbourne, Herts. Enlisted Luton. Buried: ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Ref. Q. III. N. 16.
HAWKINS E
Private. No further information available at present.
GINGER William
Serjeant 18144. 2nd Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 12 October 1916. Born Flamstead. Lived Slip End. Enlisted Bedford. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2. C
HART William
Corporal 17369. 6th Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds Tuesday 1 October 1918. Age 34. Son of Thomas and May Ann Hart, of Woodside, Luton; husband of Elizabeth Hart, of Caddington, Luton. Born Tottenham. Enlisted St. Albans. Buried: ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Ref. S. II. E. 21.
HARRIS Albert
Private 13240. 6th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 25 April 1917. Born Slip End. Lived and enlisted Luton. Buried: CHILI TRENCH CEMETERY, GAVRELLE, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. D. 25.
HARRIS Thomas Frederick
rivate 17671. "D Coy. 6th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Sunday 25 June 1916. Age 28. Husband of Annie E. Cooper (formerly Harris), of 22, Vernon Drive, Harefield, Middx. Born Bricket Wood, Herts. Lived Slip End. Enlisted Luton. Buried: WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. XII. C. 18.
KEEN F
Possibly: Frederick Keen. Private 3/8793 1st Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 21 April 1915. Born Caddington. Lived and enlisted Luton. Commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33
NORRIS Alfred
Private 33064. 8th Bn., Leicestershire Regiment. Formerly 4893 Bedfordshire Regt. Died Wednesday 23 October 1918. Age 28. Brother of Ernest Norris, of 8, Church St., Slip End, Luton, Beds. Enlisted Luton. Buried: NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, Kassel, Hessen, Germany. Ref. VI. G. 5.
PRIME John
Lance Corporal 14102. 1st Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 31 July 1916. Age 23. Son of the late John and Eliza Prime. Born and lived Slip End. Enlisted Luton. Buried: LONDON CEMETERY AND EXTENSION, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Ref. 5.D.29.
PUDDEPHATT George Harry
Private 40119. 4th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 13 November 1916. Age 19. Son of Henry and Ann Puddephatt, of Summer St., Slip End, Luton, Beds. Born Bedford. Lived and enlisted Luton. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C
PERRY J
Private. No further information available at present.
PERRY Edward
Private 39940. 1/21st East Surrey Regiment. Formerly 10450 Royal West Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds Monday 2 September 1918. Born Slip end. Enlisted Luton. Buried: DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France Ref. VIII. A. 4.
WOOD Bertram
Private 41662. 8th Bn., Leicestershire Regiment. Formerly 202686 Bedfordshire Regt. Died Tuesday 22 October 1918. Age 29. Son of George and Annie Wood, of "The Limes, Summer St., Slip End, Luton, Beds. Born and lived Slip End. Enlisted Luton. Buried: BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Berlin, Brandenburg, Germany. Ref. XIII. B. 2.

"FATHER IN THY GRACIOUS KEEPING
LEAVE WE NOW THY SERVANTS SLEEPING"

ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR 2
1939 - 45

BALDOCK Edward Andrew
Corporal 5949918. 1st Bn., The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire). Died Wednesday 9 February 1944. Age 24. Son of Thomas and Frederica Frances Baldock, of Slip End, Bedfordshire. Buried: ANZIO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Ref. IV, O, 11.
EDWARDS R
Probably Ronald EDWARDS. Lieutenant 200779. Died Monday 26 July 1943. Age 26. Son of George and Emily Edwards, of Luton, Bedfordshire; lived 308 Dunstable Road, Luton. Husband of Edith Edwards, of Luton. Buried: CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, Italy. Ref. L.T.C.L. II. K. 12.
EDWARDS J
Private. No further information available at present.
EDWARDS C
AB. No further information available at present.
HUSSEY Rowland Charles Edward

Sailor. S.S. Winamac (London), Merchant Navy. Died Monday 31 August 1942. Age 19. Son of Edward William and Lilian Ada Hussey, of Slip End, Bedfordshire. Commemorated: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London, United Kingdom. Panel 119.

Note: S.S. Winamac had just left Trinidad with a full load of fuel for the North African landings later in 1942 when she was picked off by a German U-Boat. There were no survivors as the ship quickly became a ball of fire.

In the graveyard, but not on the memorial
NORRIS John Serjeant. 4th Bedfordshire Bn., Home Guard. Died Sunday 5 December 1943 . Age 58 . Son of Alfred and Alice Norris; husband of Louisa Alice Norris, of Luton. Buried: WOODSIDE (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom. SERJEANT J. NORRIS 4TH BEDS BN. HOME GUARD 5TH DECEMBER 1943
ALLEN Ronald William Trooper. 5947619. Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C. Died Friday 13 November 1942. Age 31. Son of Ernest and Kate Allen; Lived at 25 Collingden Street, Luton. Husband of Violet Allen, of Slip End. Buried: WOODSIDE (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom. 5947619 TROOPER R.W. ALLEN RECONAISSANCE CORPS 13 NOVEMBER 1942. AGE 31.

13 January 2004

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