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BARTON - WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Phil Curme & Dave Edwards

Barton war memorial can be found within St Peter's Church, Barton. It takes the form of a three light stained glass window with dedicatory inscriptions for World War 1 at the base of lights one and three and a further inscription at the base of light two covering the names for World War 2.

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The superb Barton War Memorial which
takes the form of a vast stained glass
window in St Peters Church.

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One of the men commemorated is
Walter Jackson No. 15899 11th Battalion
Suffolk Regiment (see the Cambs
Suffolks Web Site
) He died 15th May 1917
and is buried in St Peters Churchyard, Barton.

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Photographs Copyright © Phil Curme - 2000

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1914-1918

ALLGOOD George
Lance Corporal 15813 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Monday, 3rd July 1916. Age 21. Born Barton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Frederick and Mary Allgood, of Barton, Cambridge. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 18. See also Cambridge County High School
ALLGOOD William
Private 10/2512, Hawkes Bay Company, 1st Battalion, Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F. who was killed in action on Monday, 25th June 1917. Age 38. Son of James and Mary Allgood, of High St., Barton, Cambs. Resident 74 Wainui Rd, Gisborne, New Zealand. No known grave. Commemorated on the MESSINES RIDGE (N.Z.) MEMORIAL, Mesen, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
DISBREY Herbert William ('Billy')
Private 15812, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Age 22. Born Barton, Cambs. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Arthur and Gertrude Disbrey, of The Leys, Barton, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.

EAST Walter
Private 17342, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Sunday, 6th May 1917. Age 33. Born Melbourn, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Nellie Barnard (formerly East), of The Leys, Barton, Cambridge. Buried in the FIFTEEN RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-PLOUICH, Nord, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 26.
JACKSON Walter
BartonMemorial5.jpg - 17880 BytesCorporal 15899, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Tuesday, 15th May 1917. Age 24. Born Barton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of John Jackson, of 1, Council Houses, Barton, and the late Mrs. J. Jackson. Buried in north-west section of ST. PETER CHURCHYARD, BARTON, Cambridgeshire.
MARR [Henry] Douglas
Rifleman S/26114, "A" Company, 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade who died of wounds on Sunday, 29th April 1917. Age 24. Born Folkton, Yorkshire, resident and enlisted Barton. Son of Henry and Ada Marr, of 77, Hartington Grove, Cambridge. Formerly R/29514, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Buried in WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IX. Row F. Grave 7. See also Cambridge County High School
PAPWORTH Philip William Poole
Private 8880, 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 12th March 1915. Age 28. Born Comberton, enlisted Cambridge, resident Enfield, Middlesex. Son of Mrs. Zella Rayner (nee Papworth), of High St., Barton, Cambridge; husband of Beatrice Maud Craft (formerly Papworth), of 79, Churchbury Rd., Enfield, Middx. No known grave. Commemorated on the LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 18
PRATT Samuel Arthur
Private 26728, 14th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 5th October 1916. Born and resident Barton, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 22786, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS, Somme, France. Plot 1V. Row K. Grave 7.
RAYNER William
No further information currently available. In 1911 census there is a William George Rayner, a platelayer, aged 21, son of Mary Rayner, born and resident Barton. In 1911 census there is also William John Rayner, aged 11, schoolboy, son of John Francis and Rachel Rayner, born and resident Barton. Finally in 1911 census there is one possibility but remote, William Rayner, husband of Harriett S Rayner, married 24 years, aged 48, a Builder's Labourer, born and resident Barton.
SEEBY Charles
Private 26697, 14th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 20th October 1916. Age 39. Born Trumpington, enlisted Cambridge, resident Barton. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. G. Seeby, of Church Lane, Trumpington, Cambs; husband of Annie May Seeby, of Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex. Formerly 21425, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B
1939-1945
DE COURCY, MC John Arthur Gerald
Group Captain, Royal Air Force, Died 30th December 1940 on active service. Aged 46. Son of the Hon. Robert Charles Sinclair de Courcy and of Katherine de Courcy (nee Harris); husband of Anna Felicia de Courcy, of Barton. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in ST. PETER CHURCHYARD, BARTON, Cambridgeshire.
FIGGETT Frederick Jack
Private T/10696586, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 16th October 1943. Aged 46. Son of Charles Frederick and Annie Figgett; husband of Olive Gilbert Figgett, of Barton, Cambridgeshire. Buried in MASSICAULT WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot VI. Row M. Grave 14.
LEWIS Reginald Charles
Lance Sergeant 2614448, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died 18th July 1944. Aged 29. Son of Charles William and Annie Elizabeth Lewis, of Harlton, Cambridgeshire. No known grave. Commemorated on BAYEUX MEMORIAL, Calvados, France. Panel 12, Column 2.
LEWIS Ronald William Vernon
Driver 2092134, 287 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War 18th November 1943. Aged 24. Son of Charles William and Annie Elizabeth Lewis, of Harlton, Cambridgeshire. Buried in THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar. Plot B6. Row V. Grave 16.
SMITH John Neville
Sergeant 1232048, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 9th October 1942. Aged 19. Son of Oliver and Beatrice L. Smith, of Histon, Cambridgeshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 262.

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