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ADSTOCK WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Transcribed Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman; Researched Martin Edwards - Copyright © 2008

The Adstock War Memorial is in the form of a shrine surrounding a stone tablet, it is fixed to the churchyard wall and has a base and pediment which are flanked by two pillars. It contains the names of 40 men who served in World War 1 and of 7 that died and one for World War 2. The memorial here is identical to that at Thornborough and Nash. Those men who died are marked with an .

The Great War 1914 – 1919
for God for King and for Country
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life
for his friends

PHILLIPS

Francis 'Frank' [Leslie]

Private 4336, 2nd/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds at home 20th July 1916. Age 23. Born and resident Adstock, enlisted Aylesbury. Son of Reuben and Charlotte Phillips, of Back St., Adstock. Buried near the south-west boundary in ST. CECILIA CHURCHYARD CHURCHYARD, ADSTOCK, Buckinghamshire.

PHILLIPS

Henry 'Harry' [Thomas]

Private 265927, 1st/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 15th August 1916. Enlisted Buckingham, resident Adstock. Buried in POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 29.

PHILLIPS

Reginald

Lance Sergeant 8953, 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action in the Persian Gulf 22nd November 1915. Aged 24. Born and resident Adstock, enlisted Oxford. Son of Samuel and Eva Phillips, of Adstock, Winslow, Bucks. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 26 and 63.

BARTON

James

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BLACKWELL

Oliver

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BLACKWELL

Thomas

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BLACKWELL

Victor

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BOUGHTON

Boughton

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BURBECK

Frank

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BURBECK

Thomas

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CORBETT

Charles

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CORBETT

Edward

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CORBETT

William

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HAYNES

George

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HOW

Henry

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LAWRENCE

Walter

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LENNOX

George

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PHILLIPS

Frederick

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PHILLIPS

Harold

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PHILLIPS

Herbert

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PHILLIPS

Leonard

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PHILLIPS

Lewis

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PHILLIPS

Thomas

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PRIOR

Charles

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SEAR

Walter [James]

Private 266202, 1st/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 1st March 1917. Enlisted Northampton, resident Winslow. Buried in ECLUSIER COMMUNAL CEMETERY, ECLUSIER-VAUX, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 4.

SIRETT

George [Alfred]

Sergeant 13397, 7th Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action in Salonika 9th May 1917. Aged 32. Born Adstock, enlisted Wolverton, resident Bromley, Kent. Son of John Sirett, of Adstock, Winslow, Bucks; husband of Sarah Ann, Sirett, of 70, Morgan Rd., Bromley, Kent. Commemorated on DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece.

TURNER

William

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RAYNER

Frank

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RAYNER

Richard

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SIRETT

Alfred

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SIRETT

Charles

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SIRETT

Ernest

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SIRETT

Fred

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SIRETT

Glyn

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SIRETT

Harold [James]

Sapper 91578, Royal Engineers. Died 20th April 1921. Son of Mr Arthur Tallatt Sirett of The Orchard, Adstock, Winslow, Bucks. Buried near to the South-West boundary in ST. CECILIA CHURCHYARD, ADSTOCK, Bucks.

SIRETT

William

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WHITE

Caleb

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Cecil

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Cyril

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WHITE

Edward

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WHITE

Fred

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WHITE

George

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WHITE

Harry

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WHITE

John

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WHITE

Robert

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WHITE

Rupert

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WHITE

William

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In thankful memory of the sons and brothers of Adstock who heard
their continued call and answered it
1939-1945

SMEDLEY

Leonard Edward

Air Gunner

Last updated 24 March, 2008

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