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BRADWELL - WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2003 Martin Edwards
additional information David Rogerson

The war memorial and list of those who served are listed on two plaques either side of the doors of the memorial hall. the memorial is situated in the centre of the old village close to the church.

Photograph Copyright © Martin Edwards 2003

MEMORIAL HALL

THIS HALL WAS ERECTED
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS
PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918

BIRD William Glynn

Sapper 398820, 70th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 30th June 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Formerly 6491, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Born and resident Old Bradwell, enlisted Wolverton, Bucks. Son of Joseph Glynn Bird and Emily Bird, of Old Bradwell, Wolverton, Bucks. Buried in SENLIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Grave I. C. 5. See also New Bradwell.

FOOLKES Frank

Private 28663, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 22nd April 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Old Bradwell, enlisted Bletchley. Son of Mrs. S. A. Foolkes, of 19, Loughton Rd., Old Bradwell, Bucks. Buried in ST. VENANT-ROBECQ ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, ROBECQ, Pas de Calais, France. Grave IV. F. 12. See also New B radwell.

HALL Amos [Joseph]

[Listed as Amos G HALL on memorial] Private 23263, 2nd Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 22nd October 1915 in France and Flanders. Aged 20. Born in Little Horwood, Winslow and enlisted at Wolverton. Son of Mr J. E. Hall of 57, High Street, Stony Stratford. Formerly 18506, 12th Cavalry Regiment. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot A. Row 13. Grave 34. See also New Bradwell.

HARDWICK Frederick George

Private 13330, 32nd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action Saturday 9th November 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Old Bradwell, enlisted Bedford, resident Wolverton, Bucks. Nephew of Mrs. E. Walters, of 9, Alexandra Court, Old Bradwell, Bucks. Formerly 22203, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in MAUBEUGE-CENTRE CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave D. 58. See also New Bradwell.

LENNARD William John

Private 93328, 519th or 510th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action Thursday 11th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born Old Bradwell, Bucks, enlisted Oxford, resident Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. Husband of Harriet Lennard, of Ullesthorpe, Rugby. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 1. See also New Bradwell.

SHILLINGFORD Louis Herbert

Private 9403, 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died Thursday 31st August 1916 in Mesopotamia. Born Stacey Hill, Bucks, enlisted Fenny Stratford, resident Old Bradwell. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Grave XXI. W. 6. See also New Bradwell.

SMITH Harry

Private 28596, 6th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action 3rd November 1917. Born Hartwell, Northamptonshire, enlisted Blecthley, resident Old Bradwell, Buckinghamshire. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 41 to 42 and 163A. See also New Bradwell.

SPIRES William George

[Actual spelling is SPEIRS] Private 18411, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action Saturday 25th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Bridewell, Bucks, enlisted Oxford, resident Old Bradwell, Bucks. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 37 and 39. See also New Bradwell.

WALTERS Percy James

Private 18898, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 4th March 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Old Bradwell, Bucks, enlisted Luton, Beds. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11A and 11D. See also New Bradwell.

WILLETT Alfred

Private 23724, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action Wednesday 23rd October 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born and resident Old Bradwell, Bucks, enlisted Wolverton. Son of Mrs. Jane Willett, of 5, Vicarage Rd., Old Bradwell. Wolverton. Bucks. Buried in CAPELLE-BEAUDIGNIES ROAD CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave B. 8. See also New Bradwell.

MEAD Fred Harry

Private 29998, 2/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 7th September 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Old Bradwell, Bucks, enlisted Wolverton. Formerly 22934, 1/1st Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Buried in RATION FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES, Nord, France. Grave III. D. 23. See also New Bradwell.

1939- 1945 WAR
STEPHENSON Harry

Able Seaman, D/JX 393231, H.M.S. Capel, Royal Navy. Died Tuesday 26th December 1944. Age 20. Son of Harry and Agnes Stephenson, of Bradwell. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 87, Column 2.

DE CHAIR Michael Beauchamp

Captain 170269, "A" Squadron, 16th/5th Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps. Died Sunday 16th May 1943. Age 22. Son of Colonel G. H. B. de Chair, O.B.E., M.C., and Mrs. de Chair; husband of Anne de Chair, of Fernhurst, Sussex. Buried in EL ALIA CEMETERY, Algeria. Grave 12. G. 35.

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