- Roll of Honour
World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Martin Edwards
The Memorial is embedded into one of the
corners of the wall surrounding the church of St Nicholas and lists
seven names from World War 1. Inside the church is a book with details
of each of the men who died in World War 1 written and researched by
Photographs Copyright ©
Martin Edwards 2001
MEMORY OF THE
MEN OF SWINESHEAD
FALLEN IN THE
GREAT WAR, 1914-1918.
3rd Labour Company, Northamptonshire Regiment transferred 432nd
Agricultural Company, Labour Corps, served with 2nd Battalion
Bedfordshire Regiment (1908-1917). Died on Tuesday, 3rd December
1918. Age 28. Husband of Laura Harriett Holyoak of Brook Lane,
Great Barford. Buried in All Saints graveyard, Great Barford.
Bombardier, 123749, "D" Bty. 5th Bde., Royal Field Artillery
who died on Friday, 12th July 1918. Age 23. Born Alconbury Weston,
enlisted Bedford. Son of Frederick and Mary Ann Chamberlain, of
Mill Farm, Riseley. Buried in Pernes British Cemetery, Pas de
Calais, France. Grave V. E. 27.
probably Henry Gale Caress,
Private, 7183, 1st Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment who was killed in
action on Monday, 14th September 1914. Born Pertenhall, enlisted
Raunds, resident Kimbolton. Buried in Chauny Communal Cemetery British
Extension, Aisne, France. Grave 5. H. 12.
possibly Frederick Clark, Private,
48635, 12th Bn., Royal Fusiliers who was killed in action on Tuesday,
19th June 1917. Age 27. Born Wellingborough, enlisted Rushden. Son
of Frederick and Elizabeth Clark, of Wellingborough, Northants.;
husband of Jessie Clark, of Woodford Rd., Great Addington, Northants.
Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Panel 6 and 8.
37049, 16th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers who was killed in action
on Monday, 3rd December 1917. Age 19. Born Bedford. Son of Thomas
H. and Mary Ann Cole, of "Woodland", Swineshead. Formerly
32385, Northamptonshire Regiment. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial,
Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 19 to 23 and 162
27817, 1st Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on
Monday, 23rd April 1917. Age 24. Born and resident Swineshead, enlisted
Bedford. Son of Mrs. Hackett, of Swinshead. Commemorated on Arras
Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.
61072, 7th Bn., Royal Fusiliers who died of wounds on Wednesday,
14th February 1917. Born Swineshead, enlisted Huntingdon, resident
Grafham. Formerly 48706, 101st Training Battalion. Buried in Etaples
Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave XXI. F. 12A.
LT/KX 99883, H.M. Trawler Brock, Royal Naval Patrol Service who
died on Wednesday, 21st August 1940. Age 21. Son of Harry and Ivy
Maude Taylor, of Marston. Buried in the north-east corner of St.
Nicholas churchyard, Swineshead.
8 March, 2009