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SUTTON, ALL SAINTS CHURCH - Roll of Honour

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

There are three war memorials in Sutton Church.

WEST WALL

THEY CONTENDED NOBLY
EVEN UNTO DEATH, FOR LAWS, TEMPLE,
CITY, AND COMMONWEALTH

A

1914 + 1918

D

HERBERT WEBB

FREDERICK BRITTAIN

FRANK KEFFORD

PERCY GEORGE HILLS

A

1939 + 1945

D

MAURICE BARHAM

REPORTED MISSING, BELIEVED DEAD

VESTRY

IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FOUGHT AND
DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY DURING
THE GREAT WAR (1914 - 1918)

HERBERT WEBB

FREDERICK BRITTAIN

FRANK KEFFORD

PERCY GEORGE HILLS

R.I.P.

THEY CONTENDED NOBY EVEN UNTO DEATH, FOR LAWS,
TEMPLE, CITY, COUNTRY AND COMMONWEALTH
2 MACC. XII.14

ROLL OF HONOUR

This Roll records not only the names of the men, but also some biographical detail.

KEFFORD

Frank

Pte. 19499. 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 October 1916. Age 28. Born Sutton. Lived Biggleswade. Enlisted Bedford. Son of James and Fanny Sarah Kefford. Commemorated: Loos memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 41. Pte. Kefford joined the army 19th February 1915. He sailed to France 4th November 1915. See also Biggleswade Memorial and KEFFORD & KIFFORD ROLL OF HONOUR ~ WAR DEATHS.

HILLS

Percy George

Pte. 17210. 8th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 24 April 1917. Age 21. Born and lived Sutton. Enlisted Biggleswade. Son of George and Emma Hills of Sutton, Sandy, Beds. Buried: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. IV.C.24. Pte. Hills joined the army 16th September 1914. He was severely wounded 22nd April 1917 and died in hospital at Boulogne.

BRITTAIN

Frederick

[BRITTAN on SDGW CD] Pte. 52946. 13th Battalion The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Formerly 15015 Essex Regiment. Killed in action 13 June 1917. Age 21. Son of John and Mary Arm Brittain of Clay End, Sutton, Beds. Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France. Ref. Bay 3.

WEBB

Herbert

Saddler (Gunner on Roll of Honour) 90981. 49th Reserve Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Formerly 13913 Royal Garrison Artillery. Died at home 28 June 1916. Age 33. Born Biggleswade. Enlisted Sutton Park, Staffs (?). Husband of Maud Webb of Sutton, Sandy, Beds. Buried in Sutton churchyard. Saddler (Gunner) Webb served with Sir John French from August 1914 until April 1915. He was wounded and invalided home April 1915. He returned to the front September 1915, and was invalided home in February 1916.

    1939-1945

BARHAM

Maurice

probably EDWARD FREDERICK MAURICE BARHAM, Sergeant 1319073, W.Op./Air Gnr., 166 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Wednesday 20th October 1943. Buried in BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY, Berlin, Germany.

ALSO IN SUTTON CHURCH, IN THE NORTH AISLE
IS THE FLAG FROM HMS CAPTAIN.

This ship sank on her maiden voyage (1870).
Lost at sea was the Commander of the ship, Hugh Talbot Burgoyne, a Crimean War V.C.

27 December 2002

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