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STEPPINGLEY ST LAWRENCE - Roll of Honour

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Lynda Smith


Photograph Copyright © Lynda Smith 2001

The brass memorial is on the wall of the Church.  It gives name, date of joining and date of death.

1914 – 1919
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF

BATTAMS

John William

Pte. 17710.  2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Joined 9 November 1914.  Killed in action Saturday 25 September 1915.  Age 23.  Born and lived Steppingley.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of Charles & Elizabeth Battams of 36 Dukes Cotts., Steppingley, Beds.  Commemorated:  Loos Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France. Ref. Panel 41.

ROGERS

Tom (Thomas)

L/Cpl 17712.  2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Joined 9 November 1914.  Died of wounds  Wednesday 12 July 1916.  Age 34.  Born Budleigh Salterton, Devon.  Lived Ampthill.  Enlisted Bedford.  Husband of Fanny Rogers of 24 Steppingley, Ampthill, Beds.  Commemorated:  Dive Copse British Cemetery, Somme, France.  Ref. II.E.13.

NORRIS

Arthur Frederick Owen

Serjeant 25675.  4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Joined 26 January 1916.  Killed in action Tuesday 30 October 1917.  Age 24.  Born Haynes, Beds. Lived Boreham Wood, Herts.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of David & Kate Norris of Flitwick Lodge, Flitwick, Beds.  Commemorated:  Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. Panel 48 to 50 & 162A.

BRIGHTMAN

Herbert

Pte G/60786.  24th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, City of London Regiment.  Joined 11 May 1916.  Killed in action Thursday 28 March 1918.  Born Steppingley.  Lived Ampthill.  Enlisted Luton.  Commemorated:  Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension,  Somme, France.  Ref. I.A.9.

GIBBONS

Harry

Cpl. 17743.  4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.   Formerly 76192 Middlesex Regiment.  Joined 10 November 1914.  Killed in action 29 September 1918.  Age 23.  Born Maldon,  Essex. Lived Steppingley.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of Jesse & Caroline Gibbons of Steppingley, Beds.  Commemorated:  Moeuvres Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.  Ref. VI.A.25.

WARNER

Hector Stanley

Pte. 242223.  1st/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys Regiment).  Joined 29 September 1916.  Killed in action Thursday 17 October 1918.  Age 20.  Born and lived Steppingley.  Enlisted Luton.  Son of Mrs. H. Warner of 31 Rectory Road, Steppingley.  Commemorated:  Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.  Ref. IV.A.12.    

10 October 2001

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