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ASHLEY GREEN WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
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The Ashley Green War Memorial can be found outside St Jon's Church at the junction of Two Dells Lane and Ashley Green Road, Ashley Green, Buckinghamshire. It takes the form of a three stepped, octagonal, base surmounted by an octagonal plinth with a tapering shaft and Latin cross; the inscription is carved onto the sides of the plinth. It was first unveiled by Major Macleod and dedicated by the Rural Dean, the Reverend S C A Whittington, on 8 May 1920. The memorial was designed and made by stonemasons J Underwood and Son of Baker Street, London. There are 21 nams for Wolrd War 1 and 4 for World War 2.

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TO THE
GLORY OF GOD
AND IN OF
HONOURED
MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF
THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE
GREAT WAR
1914 – 1919

BUSH Colin
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CHAPMAN Frederick [James]
Private 265262, 2/1st Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamhsire Light Infantry. Killed in action 22 August 1917. Born Ashley Green, enlisted Chesham. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 96 to 98.
CLARK Frederick
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DELL Frank
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DELL James
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DWIGHT Henry
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FOSKETT Frederick
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GOMM Frederick
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GOMM Thomas
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GREEN Townsend
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GRIMSDELL John [George]
Private 18528, 9th Battalion, Royal WarwickshireRegiment. Died in Mesopotamia 21 October 1918. Born Ashley Green, enlisted Aylesbury, resident Chesham. Formerly 25376, Someset Light Infantry. Buried North of the church in TYLERS HILL (ST. GEORGE) CHURCHYARD, Buckinghamshire.
GURNEY Albert
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HEWITT Harold
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HEWITT Robert
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HILL Arthur
Private 53139, 150th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 27 June 1917. Aged 28. Born Ashley Green, enlisted Chesham. Son of Henry and Mary Hill, of 4, Leigh Green, Chesham, Bucks. Formerly 12019, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamhsire Light Infantry. Buried in WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave lost. Special Memorial 51.
LAW Thomas
Private 7736, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 15 September 1914. Aged 32. Brother of Alfred Law. of Ashley Green, Berkhampstead, Herts. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.
LAW Thomas H F
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NUNN Hugh
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PUDDEPHATT George
Serjeant 16468, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 September 1918. Aged 24. Born Great Missenden, Bucks, enlisted Watford, resident Ashley Green. Son of James and Sarah Puddiphatt, of Botley Cottages, Chesham, Bucks. Buried in BEAUMETZ CROSS ROADS CEMETERY, BEAUMETZ-LES-CAMBRAI, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section F. Grave 53,
RUSSELL Henry
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SCOTT Albert
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TWIDELL George
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TWIDELL James
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THEIR NAME LIVETH FORM EVER MORE
1939 1945
JAMES Alfred Frederick
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NEWMAN Herbert James
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GREEN Russell Townsend
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WHITWELL, DFM Peter Coulson
Flying Officer 40613, 7 Squadron, Royal New Zealand Air Force. Died 7 November 1942. Aged 22. Son of the Revd. Samuel Mapleton Whitwell and Gwendoline Whitwell, of Ashley Green, Buckinghamshire. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal (D.F.M.) No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 114.

Last updated 9 July, 2016

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