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ETON ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2018

Eton has been part of both Berkshire and Buckinghamshire at various times. The St John the Evangelist memorial takes the form of two gateposts with bronze tablets affixed at the entrance to St John the Evangelist churchyard. The bronze tablets appear to have badges representing the Rifle Brigade and the Boys Brigade. There are 91 names listed for World War 1. The memorial original cost £180 and was unveiled 28 November 1920 by Dr. M.R. James; the memorial was created by J W Singer and Sons Ltd and Mr J E. Hattersley. The names listed here have been sorted into alphabetical order.

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To the glory of God
and to the honoured memory
of the heroes of this town
who gave their lives during the
1914 – Great War - 1918

ASHMAN Cyril
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ASHMAN Douglas
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BALDWIN Peter
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BATT George
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BEESLEY John
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BOLTON George
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BROWN Ernest
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BROWNE Alfred
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BRUCE Angus
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BRYANT Thomas
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BUCKLAND Fred
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BUNCE Arthur
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CAESAR Albert
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CHURCH Frank
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CLARK Jack
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CLEMENTS Albert
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CLEMENTS Charles
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COLBOURNE Fred
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COWLEY James
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DEACON William
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DELAPERRELLE Alfred
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DOBSON Horace
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DOLAN Frank
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DOLAN Frederick
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DURNFORD Richard
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EDWARDS Arthur
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FIDLER Harry
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FLETCHER George
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GODWIN Charles
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GROVES Ernest
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GROVES Leonard
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HAMMERTON Charles
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HART Percival
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HILL Henry
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HILL James
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HOBROUGH Robert
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HOLLOWAY Thomas
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HOLTUM Percy
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HUTSON Frederick
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IREMONGER Alfred
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JACKSON Cyril
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JONES William
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JORDAN Ernest
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KNIGHT Leo
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LIPSCOMBE David
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LONG Ernest
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LYFORD George
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MAGUIRE Albert
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MARSHALL Richard
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MCPEAK Lemuel?
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MEAD William [Ewart Winfield]
Private G/15376, 10th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of gunshot wounds to the chest, received in action, at 138 Field Ambulance 24 October 1918. Aged 29. Born Fulham, London S.W., resident Eton, Buckinghamshire, enlisted Egham, Staines, Middlesex. Baptised 6 January 1888 in Chelsea, Middlesex, son of John Frederick and Rebecca Mead. Son of John and Rebecca Mead, of 13, Brocas St., Eton, Windsor; husband of Marion Emily Maria aka Mary (nee Gillson) Mead, married 8 July 1915 in Slough, Bucks; one daughter, Esme Dilys Mead, born 29 September 1915 in Egham, Surrey. In the 1901 census he was aged 12, born London, Middlesex, resident with his mother (Rebecaa) and his brother Reginald (see above), at 13, Brocas Street, Eton, Buckinghamshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, born Fulham, Middlesex, an Upholsterer, resident with his parents, John Frederick and Rebecca Mead, at 13 Brocas Street, Eton, Buckinghamshire; brother of Reginald Edward Mead (above). Attested 29 May 1916 in Egham, aged 27 years 1 month, resident 105 High Street, Egham, a Carpenter by trade, married. Served in United Kingdom 11 December 1915 to 11 September 1916, posted to B.E.F. 12 September 1916, posted 11th Battalion 23 September 1916, posted 10th Battalion 8 May 1918. Height 5 feet 7½ inches, weight 146 lbs, chest 34 inches. Previously wounded in 1917. Buried in VICHTE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 10. See also Eton Fire Brigade
MIDDLETON George
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MILES Charles
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MITCHELL Herbert
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MORGAN Fred
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MOSELEY Edward
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MOSS Henry
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MUNDAY Arthur
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NEW Herbert
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NEWELL James
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NEWELL Joseph
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NEWMAN George
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OLDHAM Wilford
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PAGE Stanley
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PARDOE Henry
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PARKER George
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PAYNE Walter
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PERCY George
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PITHERS Herbert
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PLAISTOWE Frederick
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PRIOR Edward Foss
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RICHARDS Arthur
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RIDGWELL James
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ROWLAND Frank
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ROWLAND William
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SABLE Henry
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SAYER Harry
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SELLERS George
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SOMERVILLE Martin
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SPRINGFORD Isaac
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SPRINGFORD Joseph
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STALLWOOD Albert
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STROUD Maurice
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SUTTON William
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THODAY Walter
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TURNER George
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UNDERWOOD William
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WARRE-CORNISH Gerald
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WELCH Frank
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WELCH John
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WILSON George
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