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WOUGHTON ON THE GREEN - WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial stands beside the road through the village on the outside of the churchyard wall.
There is also a lych gate containing, on the inner wall, the names of the men who served in World War 1.


Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2003

FOR RIGHT AND LIBERTY
1914 † 1918

BECKETTFrank Leonardprobably Frank Beckett, Private 266253, 2nd/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action Wednesday 22nd August 1917 in France & Flanders. Enlisted Aylesbury, resident Bletchley. Buried in NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XIX. B. II.
KNOPPAlfredprobably Alfred Knopp, Driver T/28255, Royal Army Service Corps, Army Service Corps attached 23rd Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died Sunday 20th October 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 27. Born hackney, enlisted London, resident Kensington, W. Son of Alfred and Fanny Knopp, of Walthamstow; husband of Harriett Knopp, of 59, Peel St., Kensington, London. Buried in MAZARGUES WAR CEMETERY, MARSEILLES, Bouches-du-Rhone, France. Grave IV. B. 27.
MANSFIELDWilliam Charles Private 146722, 18th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action Thursday 22nd August 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born cambridge, enlisted Maidstone, resident Sundridge. Son of W. C. and Mary Ann Esther Mansfield, of Holly Tree Farm, Woughton Green. Formerly 41685, London Regiment. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10.
PURCELLErnestPrivate 23806, 7th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds Sunday 13th May 1917 in Salonika. Age 36. Born and resident Woughton, enlisted Bletchley. Husband of Rose Purcell, of Woughton. Buried in SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY, KRISTON, Greece. Grave B. 277.

SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR. 1914-1918

Lewis Thomas BAKERFrederick George MANSFIELD
Robert Baden BATESJohn Davies ROSE
Horace BAXTER John SABEY
Frederick CLARE George Noel SABEY
George GARRATT Charles Noel SABEY
Lawrence David GARRATTWilliam SHOULER
noah HILL Francis SMITH
John James HUGHESWilliam Charles VYGUS
David MANSFIELD Albert John WARR

 

13 June 2003

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