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NEWTON BLOSSOMVILLE - WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © 2003 Martin Edwards

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The memorial is to be found on the main road through Newton Blossomville on the wall of a house facing the church.

TO THE IMMORTAL GLORY OF THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

HOBBS George

Private 3/8682, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 19th December 1915 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Newton Blossomville, enlisted Bedford. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33

ANDREWS Frederick Charles

Private 1439, 8th Division Cyclist Company, Army Cyclist Corps. Died of wounds Sunday 14th March 1915 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Newton Blossomville, enlisted Willsden, Middlesex. Son of Mr. J. Andrews, of Newton, Blossomville, Newport Pagnell, Bucks. Formerly 12945, 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave II. E. 3.

BRANSOME Ernest George

[Spelt BRANSOM on CWGC and BRANSON on SDGW] Private 22242, 6th [2nd on memorial] Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds Wednesday 28th March 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born newton Blossomville, enlisted Bedford, resident Newport Pagnell. Son of Mary Bransom, of Newton Blossomville, Bedford. Buried in ST. PIERRE CEMETERY, AMIENS, Somme, France. Grave VIII. B. 10.

TAYLOR David

Gunner 219004, Royal Field Artillery. Died Friday 1st November 1918 in Egypt. Age 24. Enlisted Bletchley, Bucks, resident Newport Pagnell. Son of Harry Taylor, of Lodge Farm, Clifton Reynes, Newport Pagnell, Bucks. Buried in DEIR EL BELAH WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Grave B. 220.

AND TO

HERBERT William T

Private, 11th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Invalided out of the Amry on account of wounds, etc., came home and died. *** Not listed on CWGC or SDGW ***

WHO DIES IF ENGLAND LIVE!

12 May 2003

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