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WRESTLINGWORTH - Roll of Honour

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Compiled and copyright © 2002 Martin Edwards

The memorial can be standing in front of the church in the graveyard. The church is in Church Lane which is a one way street.


Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2002

TO THE
GLORY
OF GOD

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN
THE WAR 1914-1919

BATES Edward Private 41516, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 23rd March 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born and resident Wrestlingworth, enlisted Biggleswade. Son of Jesse and Louisa Bates, of The Queen Victoria, Wrestlingworth. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 48 to 50 and 162A
BLOTT William James Private 276479, 6th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds Tuesday 6th November 1917 in Palestine. Born and resident Wrestlingworth, enlisted Bedford. Formerly 25906, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in DEIR EL BELAH WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Grave B. 2.
BRIM Hubert Edward Private 19211, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 25th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born and resident Wrestlingworth, enlisted Bedford. Son of Walter and Emma J. Brim, of Hatley Rd., Wrestlingworth. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 41.
BROOKER Herbert Thomas Private 19596, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 13th November 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Wrestlingworth, enlisted Bedford. Buried in ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Grave I. C. 17.
CHESSUM Frank Private 65798, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers ( City of London Regiment). Killed in action Thursday 22nd November 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born Wrestlingworth, enlisted Biggleswade, resident Sandy. Formerly 35626, Essex Regiment. LARCH WOOD (RAILWAY CUTTING) CEMETERYIeper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave V. A. 34.
CHESSUM Harold William Private 31494, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 24th November 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Wrestlingworth, enlisted Ampthill, resident Sandy. Son of George and Fanny Chessum, of 87, Tadlow Rd., Wrestlingworth. Formerly 23517, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in
CHESSUM Thomas Private 19451, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 27th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Wrestlingworth, enlisted Bedford, resident Girtford. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C
ENDERSBY Edwin Private 5287, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died on Monday 4th June 1917. Age 20. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Endersby, of Dartford House, Hatley End, Wrestlingworth. Buried in the north-west corner of St Peter's Burial Ground, Wrestlingworth. Not listed on SDGW.
HUCKLE Percy Charles Private 40548, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 23rd March 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born and resident Wrestlingworth, enlisted Bedford. Husband of Gertrude Annie Huckle, of Sparrick Lane, Westbury Leigh, Westbury, Wiltshire. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5
INGREY William Arthur Gunner 236862, "A" Battery, 330th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 4th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 25. Enlisted Bedford, resident Biggleswade. Husband of Winifred Mary Ingrey, of 135, Selbourne Rd., Luton. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 7 to 10
MEDLOCK Albert Private 22099, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in England Saturday 14th October 1916. Born and resident Wrestlingworth, enlisted Ampthill. Buried in the north-west corner of St Peter's Burial Ground, Wrestlingworth. Not listed on SDGW.
MEDLOCK Frederick James Private 42955, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 21st September 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Wrestlingworth, enlisted Biggleswade. Formerly 10827, Bedfordshire Regiment. Not listed CWGC.
MEDLOCK Alfred James Private 23539, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 20th April 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 26. Born and resident Wrestlingworth, enlisted Ampthill. Son of Jonah and Jane Medlock, of Yewtree Cottage, Wrestlingworth. Commmemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5
NEWELL Frederick James Private 42955, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 21st September 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Wrestlingworth, enlisted Biggleswade. Son of Walter James and Ellen Newell, of Mount Pleasant, Wrestlingworth [Spelt Wristingwerth on CWGC]. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7.
WARREN [Arthur] George Private 43526, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Friday 22nd March 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Wrestlingworth, enlisted Waresley. Formerly 16892, Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4
AND
1939-1945
BARTLE Albert Either ALBERT JAMES ALFRED BARTLE, Sergeant 1333014, Flt. Engr., 57 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on Monday 9th November 1942. Age 24. Son of Henry James Bartle and Rosena Bartle; husband of Annie Bartle, of Middleton, Lancashire. Buried in HAMBURG CEMETERY, Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany. Collective grave 8A. C. 1-15. or ALBERT REGINALD BARTLE, Private 3710831, 1st. Bn., King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster). Died on Saturday 6th June 1942. Age 26. Son of George Ernest and Bertha Bartle; husband of Edith Ellen Bartle, of Morecambe, Lancashire. Buried in HELIOPOLIS WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Grave 1. E. 1.
WATTS John No further information currently

14 July 2002

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