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SUNDON CEMENT & LIME WORKS - Roll of Honour

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


Photographs Copyright © Lynda Smith 2001

This Memorial is now fixed to the wall of St. Mary’s Church, Sundon.

The memorial gives rank, name, Regiment and date of death. This information has been sorted into alphabetical order for ease of viewing and is not in the order that appears on the memorial.

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THESE WORKS
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918

ALLEN

William

Pte. 33099.  8th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment.  (Formerly 4827 Bedfordshire Regiment).  Killed in action Monday 1 October 1917. Age 21.  Enlisted Dunstable. Son of William & Annie Allen of 2 Charlton, Dunstable, Beds.  Commemorated:  Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. Panel 50 – 51. See also Toddington Memorial

BAKER

John Huckle

Pte. 18607.  1st  Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Thursday 17 May 1917.  Age 34.  Born & lived Toddington. Enlisted Bedford.  Husband of Elizabeth A. Baker of Leighton Road, Toddington.  Commemorated:  Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. III.E.21. See also Toddington Memorial

BALLARD

L

Possibly Leonard Ballard.  L/Cpl. 33006.  8thBattalion Leicestershire Regiment. (Formerly 4817 Bedfordshire Regiment).  Died 29 April 1917.  Lived Chorlton, Hants.  Enlisted Dunstable.  Commemorated:  Bailleul Road East Cemetery, St. Laurent-Blagney, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. II.E.34

BASS

William George

Cpl. 15339.  7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Thursday 3 May 1917.  Born and lived Westoning.  Enlisted Toddington.  Son of Samuel G. & Kate Bass, of Stanley Cotts., Westoning, Bedford.  Commemorated:  Arras Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. Bay 5. See also Westoning Memorial

BRAZIER

Ernest

Pte. 15194.  5th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Thursday 19 September 1918. Age 26.  Born, lived and enlisted Toddington.  Son of Caroline Brazier of Princes Street, Toddington.  Commemorated:  Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.  Ref. Panel 17. See also Toddington Memorial

BUCKINGHAM

William Charles

Pte. 23247.  8th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Friday 15 September 1916.  Born Luton.  Lived Toddington. Enlisted Ampthill.  Son of Alfred & Jane Buckingham of Dentons Cottage, Luton Road, Toddington.   Commemorated:  Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.  Ref. Pier & Face 2C. See also Toddington Memorial

BUSHBY

Edward Thomas

L/Cpl. 12681.  6thBattalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Wednesday 9 August 1916.  Born & lived Harlington.  Enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated:  Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.  Ref. Pier & Face 2. See also Harlington Memorial.

CHANCE

James Bernard

Pte. 37494.  1st Battalion East Surrey Regiment.  Killed in action Friday 23 August 1918.  Born Toddington.  Lived Chorlton (sic)  ? Charlton.  Enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated:  Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.  Ref. Panel 7. See also Toddington Memorial

CHANCE

Sidney T.

Pte. 22777.  12th Battalion South Wales Borderers.  (Formerly 23152 Suffolk Regiment).  Killed in action Saturday 21 April 1917.  Born Toddington.  Enlisted Luton.  Commemorated:  Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-le-Grand, Somme, France.  Ref. IV.3.6. See also Toddington Memorial

CLEAVER

Walter Joy

Pte. 13082.  1stBattalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Thursday 25 April 1918.  Age 28.  Born Toddington.  Lived Harlington.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of John & Emma Cleaver of The Rising Sun, Harlington.  Commemorated:  Merville Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.  Ref. I.F.32. See also Harlington Memorial. 

COOTE

Albert Edward

Pte. 54219.  12th Battalion Durham Light Infantry (Formerly 178398 R.F.A.)  Born Islington.  Lived Toddington.  Enlisted Luton.  Killed in action Friday 1 June 1917.  Commemorated:  Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Sp. Mem. D.15. See also Toddington Memorial

EAMES

Arthur

Pte. 18439.  4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action 20 April 1917.  Born & lived Sundon.  Enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated:  Arras Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. Bay 5.  See also Sundon Memorial where his date of death is recorded as 29/4/17 (possibly the earlier date is when he went missing in action and the latter when he was confirmed killed).

GOBBY

William Charles

Cpl. 19173.  7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Friday 22 March 1918.  Born Harlington.  Lived Charlton.  Enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated:  Poziers Memorial, Somme, France.  Ref. Panel 28 & 29. See also Toddington Memorial.

HARRIS

Edward Francis

Pte. 3/7781.  2ndBattalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Monday 17 May 1915.  Age 21.  Born & lived Harlington.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of John & Florence Harris of Sundon Road, Harlington.  Commemorated:  Le Touret Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. Panel 10 & 11. See also Harlington Memorial.

HART

R.D.

(Not on SDGW  CD).  Pte. 15255.  7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Died Sunday 28 January 1917.  Age 25.  Son of Albert & Diana Martha Hart of Toddington.  Commemorated:  Toddington Cemetery, Toddington, Beds.  Ref. 54.379. See also Toddington Memorial

HILLYARD

John W.

Pte. 19449 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Monday 24 July 1916.  Age 40.  Born and lived Westoning.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of Mrs. E. Cox of Church Street, Westoning; husband of Mary Hillyard of  Laurel Villa, Westoning, Bedford.  Commemorated:  Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.  Ref. Pier & Face 2C. See also Westoning Memorial

HULL

George

Pte. 15287.  6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Thursday 9 April 1917.  Born & lived Sundon.  Enlisted Ampthill.  Son of Mrs. J. Hull of 12 Butlin Road, Luton.  Commemorated:  Arras memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. Bay 5. See also Sundon Memorial where his death is recorded as 12 April 1917 (possibly the earlier date is when he went missing in action and the latter when he was confirmed killed).

HYDE

William

Sgt. 13379.  7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Died of wounds Sunday 2 July 1916.  Age 35.  Born & lived Toddington.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of George & Ann Hyde; husband of Alice Hyde of 45 Collingdon Street, Luton.  Native of Toddington.  Commemorated:  La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, Somme, France.  Ref. I.A.28. See also Toddington Memorial.

KING

H.J.

Possibly Henry John King.  Pte. 13035.  1stBattalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Wednesday 5 May 1915.  Age 30.  Born Tilsworth.  Lived Dunstable.  Enlisted Luton.  Son of Alfred & Sarah King of Tilsworth, Leighton Buzzard; husband of Ethel Emily Kesteven (formerly King) of 12 Periwinkle Lane, Dunstable.  Commemorated:  Bedford House Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. Enclosure No. 4 XI.D.7.

PATEMAN

Major Wilfred

Pte. 3/7502.  1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Friday 23 August 1918.  Age 23.  Born & lived Toddington.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of Major & Mary Jane Pateman of Luton Road, Toddington.  Commemorated:  Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. IV.S.1. See also Toddington Memorial

PERRY

Arthur

Pte. G/33056.  7thBattalion The Queen’s (Royal West surrey Regiment).  Killed in action Friday 25 October 1918.  Age 30.  Born & lived Harlington.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of John & Sarah Ann Perry of Harlington.  Commemorated:  Cross Roads Cemetery, Nord, France.  Ref. IV.B.6.  

PURSER

Arthur William

Pte. 13857.  7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Died of wounds at home Friday 20 July 1917.  Age 32.   Born, lived & enlisted Toddington.  Son of the late George & Jane Purser of Toddington;  husband of the late Elizabeth Purser.  Commemorated:  Toddington Cemetery, Toddington, Beds.  Ref. 57.796. See also Toddington Memorial

RANDALL

William George

L/Cpl. 18824.  7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Thursday 16 August 1917.  Born Peckham, Surrey.  Lived Toddington. Enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated:  Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. Panel 48 – 50 & 162A. See also Toddington Memorial

SHORT

Edward

L/Cpl. 13328.  7thBattalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Thursday 3 May 1917.  Age 29.  Born Houghton Regis.  Lived Dunstable.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Short of 48 Capson Road, Dunstable, Beds.  Commemorated:  Arras Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. Bay 5.

SMITH

George

Pte. G/70721.  4th Battalion Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment).  Killed in action Tuesday 31 July 1917.  Age 30.  Born & lived Toddington.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of Thomas & Sarah Smith of Bank Yard, Toddington;  husband of Martha Smith of The Puzzle, Toddington.  Commemorated:  Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. Panel 49 & 51. See also Toddington  Memorial

SMITH

Sidney

Pte. 15171.  1st  Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Thursday 4 October 1917.  Born, lived and enlisted Toddington.  Commemorated:  Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. Panel 48 to 50 & 162A. See also Toddington Memorial

STARLING

Richard Henry

Pte. 13079.  2ndBattalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Died of wounds Thursday 19 August 1915. Age 25.  Born Chingford, Essex.  Lived Harlington.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of R. Starling of 9 Williss Street, Arncliffe, Sydney, New South Wales.  Commemorated:  Chocques Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. I.D.66. See also Harlington Memorial.

STONE 

Arthur

[STOUE on SDGW CD] Pte. 200823.  1st/5thBattalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Died of wounds Sunday 4 November 1917.  Lived Harlington.  Enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated:  Kantara War memorial Cemetery, Egypt.  Ref. E.102. See also Harlington Memorial.

STONE

George

Pte. 3/7771.  2ndBattalion Bedfordshire Regiment (CD)  (3rdBattalion Beds on CWGC).  Died of wounds Sunday 23 May 1915.  Born & lived Harlington.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of Martha E. Stone of Sundon Road, Harlington.  Commemorated:  Harlington (St. Mary) Church Cemetery.  In West part. See also Harlington Memorial.

STONE

James Douglas

Pte. 18647.  4thBattalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Tuesday 27 august 1918.  Born & lived Harlington. Enlisted Bedford.  Son of William George & Martha Elizabeth Stone of Sundon Road, Harlington.  Commemorated:  Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. Panel 4 & 5. See also Harlington Memorial.

SUMMERFIELD

Joseph

Pte. 15366.  7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Sunday 17 June 1917.  Age 27.  Born Sundon.  Lived Luton.  Enlisted Flitwick.  Son of Elizabeth Summerfield of 17 Storey Street, Apsley, Hemel Hempstead and the late William Summerfield.  Commemorated:  Arras memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. Bay 5. See also Sundon Memorial

SYLVESTER

Harry

Pte. 15413.  7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.   Killed in action Wednesday 27 September 1916.  Born Islington, Middx.  Lived & enlisted Toddington.  Commemorated:  Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval, Somme, France.  Ref. I.B.23. See also Toddington Memorial

TAVENER

Thomas

Pte. 202503.  2/4thBattalion Princess Charlotte of Wales (Royal Berkshire Regiment) (Formerly 4813 Bedfordshire Regiment),  Killed in action Thursday 13 July 1916.   Enlisted Dunstable.  Commemorated:  Loos Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. Panel 93 – 95.

TITMUS

Harry

Pte. 18602.  7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Sunday 9 December 1917.  Age 40.  Born Lilley.  Lived Sundon.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of Charles W. Titmus;  husband of Mary Jane Titmus of Sundon, Dunstable, Beds.  Commemorated:  Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. Panel 48 – 50 & 162A. See also Sundon Memorial.

7 October 2001
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