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UPPER GRAVENHURST - Roll of Honour

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2002 Lynda Smith

The village memorial stands in front of the St Giles Church, in the centre of the village.
Inside the church is a further memorial.
See also Lower Gravenhurst.


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© Lynda Smith 2002

Village Memorial

TO
THE GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN MEMORY OF PARISHIONERS
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 18
THEIR NAME LIVETH
FOR EVERMORE


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© Lynda Smith 2002

Church Memorial

Wooden Memorial with the following on a brass plate at the base

Made from timber removed
From HMS Britannia
Cadet Training Ship at
Dartmouth 1869 - 1905

PARISHES
OF
ST MARY & ST GILES, GRAVENHURST
FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY
FALLEN IN THE
EUROPEAN WAR
1914 - 1918
1939 – 1945

* Denotes appears on Village Memorial
Denotes appears on Church Memorial

*†   

COLLISSON

Evelyn Ernest Arnold

Second Lieutenant “A” Coy. 2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action Wednesday 23 February 1916.  Age 22.  Son of the Rev, Thomas Collisson, Rector of Gravenhurst, Beds., and Florence Collisson.  Buried:  *† Cerisy-Gailley *† Military Cemetery, Somme, France.  Ref, II.G.22.   See also Lower Gravenhurst commemorative window.

 *

FISHER

Wilfred

Private G/12611.  8th Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment).  Killed in action Thursday 14 June 1917. Age 23. Lived Gravenhurst. Enlisted Bedford. Son of Charles and Emily Fisher, of Chapel Rd., Gravenhurst, Ampthill, Beds. Commemorated:  YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.   Panel 12 and 14

*† 

JORDAN

William Samuel

Gunner 101468.  262nd Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery.  Died of wounds Friday 6 July 1917. Age 28. Born Gravenhurst. Lived Ampthill. Enlisted Luton. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Jordan, of Gravenhurst, Ampthill, Beds.   Buried:  LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Ref.  XV. C. 17A

*† 

MILLER

Lionel Grant

Private 7289.  2nd Bn., East Surrey Regiment.  Killed in action Friday 12 March 1915. Born Gravenhurst. Enlisted Bedford. Commemorated:  YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIALIeper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Panel 34

*† 

REDMAN

Charles

Corporal 22791.  8th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment.  Died of wounds Tuesday 5 December 1916. Age 23. Born and lived Gravenhurst. Enlisted Bedford. Son of Reuben C. and Emily Redman, of Hill Side Farm, Gravenhurst, Ampthill, Beds.   Buried:  GORRE BRITISH AND INDIAN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France III. D. 11.

*† 

REDMAN

Stephen T

Lance Corporal 22790, 4th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in actionThursday 8 February 1917. Age 20. Born and lived Gravenhurst. Enlisted Bedford. Son of Walter and Agatha Redman, of Upper Gravenhurst, Ampthill, Beds. Commemorated:  THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.  Pier and Face 2 C

*† 

REDMAN

Walter

Private 4022.  2nd Bn., East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 14 February 1915.  Age 30. Born Ampthill. Enlisted Bedford. Son of Mr. G. Redman, of 7, Mount Pleasant, Gravenhurst, Beds.  Commemorated:  YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.   Panel 34

*† 

SMITH

George

Pte. 31553.  3rd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Died at home 22 July 1917.  Born & lived Gravenhurst. Enlisted Ampthill. Buried Lower Gravenhurst Churchyard.  See also Lower Gravenhurst

 *

TURNER

F W

No further information available at present

1939-1945

*† 

BOOTH

Stephen Dion

Probably Flying Officer 160692.  99 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.  Died Sunday 3 December 1944. Age 21. Son of Ernest and Dora Clarkson Booth, of Richmond, Surrey.   Commemorated:  SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore Column 432.

*† 

GREVETT

Charles Edward

Sergeant 1868476 U/T Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.  Died Monday 2 April 1945.  Age 19.  Son of Albert and Kate Grevett of Gravenhurst.  Buried Lower Gravenhurst Churchyard.  See also Lower Gravenhurst

1 February 2003

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