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SWANBOURNE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2008

The memorial is to be found at the junction of Winslow Road (B4032) and Mursley Road, Swanbourne. It takes the form of a Portland Stone Obelisk with a wreath inlaid into the front face the whole standing on a stepped plinth with a two-stepped base surorunded by a chain-link fence with concrete bollards. The memorial contains the names of those who served and died in World War 1, there are 67 names in all and also a further two names of men who gave their lives in World War 2. The memorial was unveiled by Admiral the Honourable Sir E R Freemantle on 26th September 1920. Details appeared in the Bucks herald 9th October 1920 and the Bucks Advertiser & Daily News 9th october 1920. The names here have been sorted into alphabetical order for ease of reading and research.

Photographs Copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2008

In honour of the men
of Swanbourne
who served their King
and Country in the
Great War 1914 - 1918

ALDERMAN

Alfred

No further information currently

ALDERMAN

Arthur

No further information currently

ALDERMAN

F

Wounded

ALDERMAN

G A

No further information currently

ALDERMAN

G H

Wounded

ALDERMAN

S

No further information currently

ALDERMAN

W

Died

ALDERMAN

W C

No further information currently

ASH

E

Wounded

ASH

N

No further information currently

ASH

W

No further information currently

BONHAM

E C

No further information currently

BOUGHTON

C W

No further information currently

BOUGHTON

N

Died

BROOK

G R

No further information currently

COLGROVE

E H

Wounded

COTTESLOE

(Lord)

No further information currently

COX

T

Died

CURRELL

W G

Died

DANCER

A W

No further information currently

DANCER

J

No further information currently

DAVIS

H

Prisoner

DAWES

C

No further information currently

ELMER

A

No further information currently

ELMER

W E

No further information currently

ENDELL

A I

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FEATHERSTONE

H P

Wounded

FEATHERSTONE

J F F

No further information currently

FREEMANTLE

T F H

Died

GURNETT

C H A

No further information currently

GURNETT

Herbert [William]

Private 41867, 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 27th April 1918. Born and resident Swanbourne, enlisted Bletchley.

GURNETT

W

No further information currently

HARDING

F

No further information currently

HARDING

J

No further information currently

HIGGS

R

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HINTON

W T

Died

HOLDOM

L

No further information currently

HURST

J

Wounded

HURST

T

No further information currently

JORDAN

A T

No further information currently

JORDAN

H C

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KEEN

F J

Died

KEEN

P C

No further information currently

LEONARD

G T

Died

LEONARD

John Henry

[Listed as H J Leonard on memorial] Private 266297, 1/1st (Buckinghamshire) Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 1st November 1918 in Italy. Enlisted Aylesbury, resident Swanbourne.

LEONARD

J

No further information currently

MORBY

H

No further information currently

PHILLIPS

C

No further information currently

PITKIN

F

Died

PRICE

E

[Transcribed as F PRICE] Driver 253053, 4th Division Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 30th october 1917. Born and resident Swanbourne, enlisted Aylesbury. Formerly 128542, Royal Field Artillery.

PRICE

J

No further information currently

PRICE

W

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ROADS

J

Wounded

ROADS

T S

No further information currently

ROWE

A

Prisoner

ROWE

T A

Wounded

SAWYER

G R

No further information currently

SHEFFIELD

F A

No further information currently

SHEFFIELD

W C

No further information currently

TURNEY

L R

Wounded

TURNEY

W J

No further information currently

WALKER

C W

No further information currently

WALKER

G

Prisoner

WALTERS

F

No further information currently

WILLIS

C

Wounded

Died in the War 1939 - 1945

BAMSEY

P H

No further information currently

BRADSHAW

G A

No further information currently

Last updated 6 October, 2008

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