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BARRINGTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Ann Thompson
& Martin Edwards

The War memorial is on the green outside the parish church of All Saints and takes the form of a three-stepped octagonal base surmounted by an octagonal plinth with a tapered octagonal shaft attached to a crucifix cross. The inscriptions are on the sides of the plinth. Details for the memorial can be found in the Cambridge Independent Press 21st January 1921. There are 10 names for World War 1 and 5 names for World War 2 plus one name for Belize 1983. A further memorial exists inside the church of All Saints and takes the form of a wooden with inscriptions for World War 1 in black and red lettering, under this an additional plaque made from wood with gold lettering naming those who gave their lives in World War 2..

On the green:

Photograph Copyright © Martyn Smith 2002

IN MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR FROM 1914
TO 1918 IN GRATITUDE FOR THEIR SACRIFICE.
R.I.P.

BENDYSHE

Richard Nelson

See entry inside church.
COOTE

Arthur John

See entry inside church.
COOTE

George

See entry inside church.

NEAVES

John

See entry inside church.
NEWMAN

Frank

See entry inside church.
PRIME

Frank

See entry inside church.
TAYLOR

Ernest

See entry inside church.
WEBB

Arthur James

See entry inside church.
WILKERSON

Wilfred

See entry inside church.
WRIGHT

Arthur

See entry inside church.
THE WORLD WAR
DEIGHTON

Ernest G

See entry inside church.
READ

John T

See entry inside church.
SIMPSON

Hugh D L

See entry inside church.
WORLAND

Dennis W

See entry inside church.
WRIGHT

Joseph

See entry inside church.

DIED WHILE ON ACTIVE
SERVICE 1939-1945

Inside the church:


Photograph Copyright © Ann Thompson 2000
Photographs Courtesy and Copyright © Martyn Smith 2002

REMEMBER BEFORE GOD
THOSE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR US
IN THE GREAT WAR

   
1914-1918
COOTE George Charles
Stoker 1st Class K/23071, H.M.S. "Formidable.", Royal Navy who was killed in action on Friday, 1st January 1915. Aged 27. Born 26th March 1890 at Barrington. Son of William and Caroline Coote, of Barrington, Cambs; husband of Laura Coote (nee Adams), near The Church, Foxton, near Royston, Herts. No known grave. Commemorated on the CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel Number 11.
COOTE Arthur John
Private 2240 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in France Saturday, 1st May 1915. Born Barrington. Enlisted Royston, Herts, resident of Barrington. Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave II. See also Foxton University Tutorial Press.
BENDYSHE Richard Nelson
Lieutenant Colonel Commanding, Deal Battalion. R.N. Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry who died on Saturday, 1st May 1915. Aged 49. Son of Nelson and Charlotte Bendyshe; husband of Eleanor Margaret Bendyshe, of Barrington Hall, Cambs. Buried in LONE PINE CEMETERY, ANZAC, Turkey. Plot III. Row D. Grave 6. Also commemorated in the family chapel inside Barrington church.
RENDALL, D.S.O. Francis Holden Shuttleworth
Lieutenant Colonel, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry attached 5th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment who died of wounds on Sunday, 9th July 1916. Aged 37. Son of the late Francis Shuttleworth Rendall and Mrs. Rendall, of Brigmerston House, Salisbury; husband of Muriel Durett Edward-Collins (formerly Rendall), of Polgwin, Bodmin, Cornwall. Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) London Gazette 14th January 1916 - Born 22nd November 1879; 2nd Lt., Duke Of Cornwall's Light Infantry 20th May 1899; Lieutenant 7th June 1900; Captain 6th August 1904; Major 1st September 1915; served in the South African War, 1899-1902; Queen's Medal, 6 clasps; King's Medal, 2 clasps. Buried in LEBUCQUIERE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 21.
NEWMAN Frank
Private 326592, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action in France on Saturday, 14th October 1916. Aged 32. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 4068, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Son of Mrs. Harriett Newman, of The Green, Barrington, Cambridge. Buried in CONNAUGHT CEMETERY, THIEPVAL, Somme, France. Plot IX. Row H. Grave 4.
NEAVES

John Wallis

Private 20870, 5th Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light Infantry) who died on Monday, 12th February 1917. Aged 35. Born Barrington, enlisted Meldreth, resident Old Wimpole. Formerly 35188, Suffolk Regiment. Husband of Emma Neaves, of Wimpole, Royston, Herts. Buried AVESNES-LE-COMTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 6. See also Wimpole & Arrington War Memorial
TAYLOR

Ernest William

Private 32161, 1st/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment who died at sea on Friday, 4th May 1917. Born Rotherhithe, Middlesex, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Lydia Jane Taylor, of 62, Thoday St, Mill Rd, Cambridge. Buried in SAVONA TOWN CEMETERY, Italy. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 13.
PRIME Frank
Private 721128, 16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment). Died between 28th and 30th April 1917. Born 2nd November 1892 in Cambridge. Son of Nora Prime, a widow, of Barrington. Resident Middlechurch, Manitoba, Canada. Farmer. Unmarried. Enlisted and passed fit 8th December 1915 at Winnipeg, Canada. Height 5 feet 10½ inches, girth 39 inches, complexion dark, eyes gray, hair dark; Church of England. Buried in ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY, ARLEUX-EN-GOHELLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row B. Grave 25. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7985 - 7
WEBB Arthur James
Private 68607, 22nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) who died of wounds on Thursday, 29th November 1917. Age 25. Born Barrington, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Charles and Mary Webb, of Barrington, Cambs; husband of Lilian Margaret Haynes (formerly Webb), of Harlton, Cambs. Buried in ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT, Somme, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 5.
WILKERSON Wilfred Edward
Private 235085, 1st/7th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died 3rd May 1918, Aged 24. Born Barrington, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Cambridge. Son of the late George and Alice Wilkerson, of Barrington, Cambs. Youngest but one of five brothers who joined the Service during the Great War. Formerly 19778, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 8. [Listed as William on SDGW]
WRIGHT Arthur
Private G/44210, 1st/7th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) who was killed in action on Monday, 26th August 1918. Born and enlisted Barrington. Formerly G/24506, 3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VII. Row A. Grave 19.

TO THE MEMORY OF THE FALLEN

1939-1945
DASH [John] Jack Sidney
Seaman LT/JX 261349, H.M. Trawler Lord Stonehaven, Royal Naval Patrol Service who died on Friday, 2nd October 1942. Age 24. Son of Nellie Dash; husband of Hilda O. Dash, of Foxton, Cambridgeshire. No known grave. Commemorated on LOWESTOFT NAVAL MEMORIAL, Suffolk. Panel 8, Column 3.
DEIGHTON Ernest George
Gunner 1131325, Royal Artillery who died on Tuesday, 29th October 1946. Age 37. Son of Ernest and Mary Deighton, of Godmanchester; husband of Grace Deighton, of Barrington, Cambridgeshire. Buried in GODMANCHESTER (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Huntingdonshire.
READ John Thornton
Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber) 1601667, 207 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 6th April 1944. Aged 21. Son of John Thornton Read and of Inez Elizabeth Read, of Wembley Park, Middlesex; husband of Margaret Bradbury Read, of Barrington, Cambridgeshire. Buried in TOULOUSE (LA FOURGUETTE) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Haute-Garonne, France. Grave 3.
SIMPSON Hugh David Livingstone
Driver T/14660052, 135 Petrol Depot, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 5th April 1945. Aged 33. Son of Hugh and Elezebeth Simpson; husband of Bridget Simpson, of Barrington, Cambridgeshire. Buried in HASSELT (KRUISVELD) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Hasselt, Limburg, Belgium. Row C. Grave 4.
WORLAND Dennis William
Trooper 7934923, 'A' Squadron, 16th/5th Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps who died on Friday, 7th May 1943. Aged 22. Son of William G. N. and May Elizabeth Worland, of Barrington, Cambridgeshire. Buried in OUED ZARGA WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot 1. Row F. Grave 10.
WRIGHT Joseph
Corporal 5388124, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 11th July 1944. Aged 24. Son of George and Jane Wright; husband of Gwendoline Joan Wright, of Barrington, Cambridgeshire. Buried in TILLY-SUR-SEULLES WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 9.
Also
COBB Francis Leslie
Lance Sergeant 24341704, Grenadier Guards. Born 12th August 1955. Killed in action in Brunei 15 March 1983. Aged 27. Buried in ALDERSHOT MILITARY CEMETERY, Ordnance Road, Aldershot. Plot C. Grave 112.

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