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ABINGTON PIGGOTS WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 and 2 - Rolls of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Martin Edwards

The war memorial stands in the grounds of St Michael's and All Angels Church to the right of the main gate as you enter, in Church Lane, Abington Piggots. The memorial takes the form of a Celtic cross in POrtland Stone on a base with a single step. There are three names for World War 1 and one burial in the cemetery.

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TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF
ABINGTON PIGOTTS
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918

 

BRYANT

Albert Henry

Private, 19724, 10th Bn., Hampshire Regiment who died on Tuesday, 7th December 1915. Age 18. Son of Mrs. Sarah Jackson, of Abington Pigotts, Royston, Herts. Commemorated on the HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328. The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.

JARMAN

Bertram S

In the 1911 census Bertram JARMAN was the son of Thomas and Harriet Jarman, aged 23, dealer in Poultry, born Litlington, Cambridgeshire, resident High Street, Abington Piggots. probably died serving in the United Kingdom, Bertram S Jarman, GS/52875, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 3rd May 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.

THOMAS

Herbert

Private, 20013, 8th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 15th September 1916. Age 18. Born and resident ABigton Piggots, enlisted Royston. Son of Robert and Mary Thomas, of Down Hall, Abington Pigotts, Royston, Herts. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C

Their are no names listed for World War 2 but there is one CWGC grave in the churchyard.
TRICKER

Arthur William

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Leading Aircraftman, 1353577, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Sunday, 26th May 1946. Buried in ABINGTON-PIGOTTS (ST. MICHAEL) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire. Grave 34. CWGC Grave reads: 1353577 Leading Aircraftman A W Tricker, Royal Air Force, 26th May 1946 in front of this grave, plot 34, is a second stone:

 

 

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
A. W. TRICKER
(BILL)
WHO SACRIFICED HIS LIFE
MAY 26th 1946
AGED 25
WE MISS HIM MOST
WHO LOVED HIM BEST
R.I.P.

Last updated: 29 November, 2011

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