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STOKE GOLDINGTON & GAYHURST - WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial sits at the side of the main road (High Street) that runs through the village.

Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards - 2003

THIS MEMORIAL
WAS ERECTED BY
THE INHABITANTS OF
STOKE GOLDINGTON AND GAYHURST
IN MEMORY OF THEIR HEROES
WHO FELL IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914-1919
WORLD WAR 1939-1945

1914
HARRIS [John or] Jack

Private 7072, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 17th September 1914 in France & Flanders. Age 31. Born Stoke Goldington, enlisted Northampton. Son of Charles and Kate Harris, of The Square, Stoke Goldington; husband of Clara Harris, of Spring Cottages, Stoke Goldington, Newport Pagnell. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.

HARRIS William [Charles]

Stoker 1st Class SS/107618, H.M.S. "Hogue", Royal Navy. Died 22nd September 1914. Age 27. Son of Charles and Kate Harris, of Stoke Goldington. Commemorated on CHATHAM MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 5.

CADOGAN Henry Osbert Samuel

Lieutenant-Colonel, 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 30th October 1914. Age 46. Son of the Rev. Edward Cadogan, of Wicken, Northants; husband of Evelyn Violet Crispin (formerly Cadogan), of Little Salterns, Beaulieu, Hants. Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave IXA. L. 11.

1915
COOPER Leonard

Private 9082, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th February 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born Stoke Goldington, enlisted Northampton. Son of Mary K. Cooper, of 5, Buckingham Terrace, Hanslope, Bucks, and the late William Cooper. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30.

SPARROW Fred[erick]

Private 10540, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 25th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Stoke Goldington, enlisted Newport Pagnell. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 37 and 39.

WEST Percy

Private 11710, 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action 18th March 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Stoke Goldington, enlisted Northampton, resident Newport Pagnell. Buried in PONT-DU-HEM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE, Nord, France. Grave VI. A. 16.

WARREN Harry

possibly Harry Warren, Rifleman 9332, 6th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Died in England Sunday 3rd October 1915. Born and resident Newport Pagnell, enlisted Northampton. Buried in FORT PITT MILITARY CEMETERY, Kent. Grave 1338.

WARREN Fred

Private 7191, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th May 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Stoke Goldington, enlisted Northampton. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30.

WALKER Harry

Corporal 9027, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th March 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Stoke Goldington, enlisted Northampton. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30.

MACALISTER James D

Private 15642, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Gayhurst, enlisted Northampton. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 91 to 93

PLUMPTON Alfred

probably Alfred William PLUMPTON, Private 10286, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died 25th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born Old Buckenham, Norfolk, enlisted Newport Pagnell, resident Wymondham, Norfolk. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred W. Plumpton, of Hart's Farm, Wymondham, Norfolk. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 37 and 39.

BROWN Joseph

Private - No further information currently.

1916
CHAPMAN John

Private 7071, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 21st January 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Stoke Goldington, enlisted Northampton. Buried in LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave IV. E. 13.

WOODFORD George

possibly George William WOODFORD, Bombardier 15016, 459th Howitzer Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 29th May 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Marylebone, enlisted London. Buried in RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave III. C. 3.

ROLLINS Henry Richard

[Harry on memorial] Corporal 9241, "C" Company, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th June 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born Ravenstone, enlisted Northampton. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Rollins, of Olney, Bucks; husband of Bessie Winnifred Rollins, of 10, York St., Plymouth. Buried in MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I. G. 2.

MORRIS Reginald

probably Reginald MORRIS, Private 17619, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment attached 8th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 25th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 25. Born Stanwick, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of Mrs. Maryiane Craven, of Villa Lane, Stanwick, Wellingborough, Northants. Buried in MERICOURT-L'ABBE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Grave II. D. 10.

SANDERS James

No further information currently

1917
WHITING William Jesse

Private 202693, 5th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 30th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 32. Born Stoke Goldington, enlisted Oxford, resident Newport Pagnell. Husband of Bertha May Whiting, of Myrtle Cottage, Stoke Goldington. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 8.

WARNER Charles

possibly Charles A WARNER, Private 87404, 12th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 30th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Eakley Lancs, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton, resident Horton, Northamptonshire. Formerly 24632, 12th Lancers. Buried in HONNECHY BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave I. A. 39.

WEST, MM Walter John

Corporal 14737, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 3rd November 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 31. Born Stoke Goldington, enlisted Northampton. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in south west part of ST PETER CHURCHYARD, STOKE GOLDINGTON, Buckinghamshire.

GREEN George

Sergeant 200010, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 3rd November 1917 in Palestine. Born Stoke Goldington, enlisted Bedford, resident Olney. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Grave XXII. A. 12.

GARRATT Ernest

No further information currently

KILPIN Reginald Eustace

Private 41749, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 29th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Stoke Goldington, enlisted Northampton, resident Preston Deanery, Northamptonshire. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XXI. G. 12A.

1918
KILPIN Fred[erick]

Private 40335, 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Stoke Goldington, enlisted Northampton, resident Preston Deanery, Northamptonshire. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 29 and 30.

EDMUNDS Harry

Private 45261, 2nd Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 29th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Stoke goldington, enlisted Wolverton, resident Newport Pagnell. Husband of S. A. Edmunds, of Stoke Goldington Rectory, Newport Pagnell. Formerly 9111, Oxfordhsire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Buried in ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave IV. E. 18.

PETTITT Henry Green

Private 482548, 430th Agricultural Company, Labour Corps. Died at home 30th October 1918. Age 31. Born Stoke Goldington, enlisted Bletchley, resident Newport Pagnell. Formerly 8814, 4th/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried south of the chancel in ST PETER CHURCHYARD, GAYHURST, Buckinghamshire.

WHITING Henry Walter

[Listed as Harry on memorial] Private 22514, 2nd/4th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 25th October 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Stoke Goldington, enlisted Bletchley. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7.

WARREN Elisha

Driver 245517, 107th Battery, 25th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 25th September 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Stoke goldington, enlisted Oxford. Buried in BRIE BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave III. F. 7.

BYWAY William Thomas Trevor

Private 39073, 1st Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 21st September 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born and resident Stoke Goldington, enlisted Bletchley. Son of Joseph and Mary Byway, of Stoke Goldington, Bucks. Formerly 41718, Somerset Light Infantry. Buried in MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave VII. H. 3B.

LYMAN, MM James Jessie

Private 32723, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 11th September 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Stoke Goldington, enlisted Bletchley, resident newport Pagnell. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave III. A. 38.

BLAND Arthur E

Private 22066, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 4th November 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Stoke goldington, enlisted Bletchley, resident Newport Pagnell. Son of Mrs. H. Bland, of Stoke Goldington. Buried in VILLERS-POL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Grave I. 3.

1939-1945
FRENCH Leslie James

Marine PO/X 4415, Royal Marines. Died Tuesday 28th October 1941. Buried in St Peter Churchyard, Stoke Goldington, Buckinghamshire.

LOVELL John Edwin

Flying Officer 136381, 47 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Tuesday 16th November 1943. Age 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lovell; husband of Vera Rose Lovell, of New Bradwell, Buckinghamshire. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 268.

NEWBERY Thomas A

possibly either Thomas Arthur NEWBERY, Flying Officer 129260, 228 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 15th May 1943. Son of Arthur Thomas Newbery and Emma Newbery; husband of Mary Elizabeth Newbery, of Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 127. or Thomas A NEWBERY, Private 7388883, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 10th December 1944. Age 34. Son of William F. and Mary Ann Newbery, of Shirley, Southampton. Buried in FORLI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Grave I, C, 11.

GREATER LOVE
HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN
HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS

11 June 2003

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