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SUNDON VILLAGE - Roll of Honour

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



Photographs Copyright © Lynda Smith 2001

The War memorial stands by the side of the village main street

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

BILLINGTON

Charles

Pte. 25970.  8th Battalion East Surrey Regiment.  Killed in action Friday 10 August 1917.  Age 19.  Born Lower Sundon.  Enlisted Bedford.  Son of Thomas & Ellen Billington of Sundon, Dunstable, Beds.  Commemorated:  Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. Panel 34.

COX

Albert George

Pte. 20172.  8th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Wednesday 19 April 1916.  Born & lived Sundon.  Enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated:  Essex Farm Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. II.P.14.

COX

F

No further information available at present.

EAMES

Arthur

Pte. 18439.  4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Sunday 29 April 1917.  Born & lived Sundon.  Enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated:  Arras Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. Bay 5.  

See also Sundon Cement & Lime Works Memorial (where his date of death is recorded as 20/4/17)

FOSTER

T

No further information available at present.

FINCH

Francis

Pte. G/23860.  7th Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regiment).  Killed in action Saturday 13 October 1917.  Age 19.  Born Sundon.  Lived Lower Sundon.  Enlisted Luton.  Son of Mr. Mrs. J. Finch of Lower Sundon.  Commemorated:  Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. Panel 17.

HORNE

Joseph

A/ Company Sergeant Major 6006.  2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Friday 12 March 1915.  Born Sundon.  Lived S. Tottenham, Middlesex.  Enlisted Ampthill.  Son-in-law of Mrs. Anna M. Gray of 55 Ivy Road, Luton.  Commemorated:  Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.  Ref. Panel 10 & 11.

HORSLER

A

Possibly:  Arthur Horsler.  Pte. 44567.  20th Battalion Manchester Regiment (Formerly 25908 Bedfordshire Regiment).  Killed in action Friday 4 October 1918.  Born New Barnes.  Enlisted Luton.  Commemorated:  Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. Panel 9.

HORSLER

Edward

Pte. 20397.   8th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Friday 15 September 1916.  Born Sundon.  Lived Streatley.  Enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated:  Guillemont Road Cemetery, Somme, France.  Ref. IX.C.8

HORSLER

George

Cpl. 23647.  4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Tuesday 30 October 1917.  Born Sundon.  Lived great Bramingham, Beds.  Enlisted Ampthill.  Commemorated:  Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. Panel 48 – 50 & 162A.

HULL

George

Pte. 15287.  6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Thursday 12 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 Cement & Lime Works Memorial (where his date of death is recorded as 9/4/17)

HULL

Horace H.

Pte. 23254.  2nd Battalion  Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Friday 23 August 1918.  Born Toddington.  Lived Sundon.  Enlisted Ampthill.  Commemorated:  Combles Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.  Ref. III.B.2.

HULL

J. 

No further information available at present.

JELLIS

John

Pte. 23045.  8th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Friday 15 September 1916.  Born Flitwick.  Lived Upper Sundon.  Enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated:  Thiepval Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. Pier & Face 2C.

MARLOW

Frederick

L/Sgt. 23068.  4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Sunday 29 April 1917.  Age 21.  Born & lived Sundon.  Enlisted Ampthill.  Son of Frederick & Emma Marlow of 7 Council Cottages, Sundon, Dunstable.  Commemorated:  Arras memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Ref. Bay 5.

MARLOW

Frederick Stanley

Pte. 201426.  4th Battalion Essex Regiment (Formerly 5184 Bedfordshire Regiment).  Killed in action Monday 29 October 1917.  Lived Sundon.  Enlisted Bedford.  Commemorated:  Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.  Ref. Panels 33 to 39.

RANDALL

Samuel

Pte. 20650.  1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Saturday 6 October 1917.  Age 34.  Born Lower Sundon.  Lived Houghton Regis.  Enlisted Luton.  Son of Henry Randall of Sundon, Luton; husband of Elizabeth Randall of 32 High Street, Houghton Regis, Dunstable, Beds.  Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref. Panel 48 – 50 & 162A.

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 Cement & Lime Works Memorial

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 Cement & Lime Works Memorial

TOMLINSON

Albert Joseph

Gravestone in Chalgrave churchyard:

In Loving memory of
My dear husband
Alfred Joseph
Tomlinson
Died 2nd August 1939
Aged 68 years.

Also of his wife
Harriett Ann
Died 30th September 1940
Aged 72 years.

Also of their son
Albert Joseph
Killed in action
In France 21st March 1918

WEEKES

Reginald Charles

(WEEKS on CWGC) L/Sgt. 23070.  2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Died of wounds Wednesday 7 August 1918.  Age 21.  Born Salisbury,  Salop.  Lived Sundon.  Enlisted Ampthill.  Son of Charles & Rose Weeks of Sundon, Dunstable, Beds.  Commemorated:  Vignacourt British Cemetery, Somme, France.  Ref. IV.E.19.

1939 – 1945

LANE

R

Possibly Ronald Ernest Lane.  Sapper 14577224.  501 Field Coy. Royal engineers.  Died Saturday 26 February 1944.  Age 20.  Son of William Frederick & Rose Lane of Luton, Beds;  Husband of Ellen Lane of Leagrave, Luton.  Commemorated:  Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, Italy.  Ref. V.B.8. 

8 January 2002

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