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BASSINGBOURN-CUM-KNEESWORTH WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial stands in the High Street, in the centre of Bassingbourn village, in a walled area, and is a monument to the dead from both Bassingbourn and Kneesworth. The memorial takes the form of a three stepped, square base, surmounted by a double plinth, with a tapered shaft and Celtic cross. The inscription is to be found on the sides of the upper plinth with a laurel wreath on the front face. The whole memorial stands in the centre of an enclosure formed by four low red brick walls. Those who fell in World War One are detailed on one side for Bassignbourn and the other for Kneesworth, a third side details those from both habitations for World War Two. There are 42 names for World War 1 and 11 for World War 2. The memorial was first unveiled on 22nd May 1921 and dedicated by Rev. R H Boyd. The monies to build the memorial were raised by public donation, the achitect was Mr Arthur G Walker and the builders Messrs Gimson & Co. Details appeared in the Royston Crow 27th May 1921.

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IN MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1919
THEY SHOW US THE WAY

CHAMBERLAIN Ralph

Private 15596, "A" Company, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 20th December 1915. Age 26. Born Tottenham, Middlesex, enlisted Royston, Hertfordshire, resident Bassingbourn. Son of Simon and Charlotte Chamberlain, of North End, Bassingboum, Royston, Herts. No known grave. Commemorated on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.

Bassingbourn
CLARKE Kenneth [C]

Corporal 107142, Canadian Army Medical Corps. Died 27th September 1917. Born 18th August 1893 at Bassingbourn. Son of Joseph P and Lillian Clarke, of (Flour Mills), Mill Lane, Bassingbourn. He appears in the 1901 census but not the 1911 census. Teamster by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted and passed fit 8th December 1914 at Victoria, British Columbia, aged 21. Height 5 feet 6½ inches, girth 36¼ inches, complexion fresh, eyes blue, hair black; religion either Baptist or Congregationalist. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section P. Plot III. Row I. Grave 6B. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1754 - 37

Bassingbourn
FITCHES George

Private 26849, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 13th September 1916. Age 35. Born Bassingbourn, enlisted Cambridge. Buried in GUILLEMONT ROAD CEMETERY, GUILLEMONT, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row J. Grave 6.

Bassingbourn
FORTUNE Albert

Private 20740, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died of wounds at home on Wednesday, 6th November 1918. Age 19. Born and resident Bassingbourn, enlisted Bedford. Son of Fred and Martha Fortune, of North End, Bassingbourn. Buried in BASSINGBOURN CUM KNEESWORTH CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Grave T. Con. 22.

Bassingbourn

GREEN William

Private 23782, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on Monday, 13th November 1916. Born Wilton, Norfolk, resident of Bassingbourn, enlisted Bedford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.

Bassingbourn

HALL Frank Raymond

Private 8257, XV Corps Cyclist Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps who died of wounds at home on Tuesday, 4th June 1918. Age 21. Born Northend, Bassingbourn, resident Bassingbourn, enlisted Melbourne, Cambs. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Hall, of Bassingbourn. Buried in BASSINGBOURN CUM KNEESWORTH CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot R. Row U. Grave 11.

Bassingbourn

HALL Harry Thomas

Private 266061, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment, killed in action 22nd March 1918. Born and resident Bassingbourn, enlisted Hertford. Son of James Hall, of Mill House, Bassingborne, Royston, Herts. Buried in STE. EMILIE VALLEY CEMETERY, VILLERS-FAUCON, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 1.

Bassingbourn
HAYDEN George

Private 20739, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died of wounds on Monday, 21st May 1917. Age 20. Born and resident Bassingbourn, enlisted Bedford. Son of William and Alice Hayden, of Mill Lane, Bassingbourn, nr. Royston, Herts. Buried in CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot G. Row 3. Grave 7.

Bassingbourn
HAYDEN Nathaniel

Sergeant 189354, 75th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). Died 30th September 1918. Aged 27. Born 2nd January 1891 in Bassingbourn. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Hayden, of Bassingbourn. Labourer by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted and passed fit 15th November 1915. Height 5 feet 5½ inches, girth 36 inches, complexion medium, eyes blue, hair, brown; Congregationalist. Buried in CANADA CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-CAMBRAI, Nord, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 23. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4182 - 13

Kneesworth

INGREY Augustus James

Corporal 50165, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 4th November 1918. Born Bassingbourn, enlisted Hertford. Buried in LE REJET-DE-BEAULIEU COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 3.

Bassingbourn
INGREY George Edwin

Private 13587, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, killed in action 1st July 1915. Aged 21. Son of Edwin and Emily Ingrey, of Mill Lane, Bassingbourn, Royston, Herts. Born Royston, enlisted Cambridge. His family came from Fowlmere and George worked fo Mr Woodcock of Fowlmere before he enlisted on the 5th September 1914. He was trained at Cambridge and in Yorkshire before he left for the front in January 1916. It was soon after that the family moved from Fowlmere to Mill Lane in Bassingbourn, where they were told of his death. He was one of the 189 who died from his Regiment on the 1st day of the battle of the Somme, George died in the Loch Naggar Crater. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1C and 2A.


The Crater at Lochnager

See also Fowlmere.

Bassingbourn

MORGAN John J

2nd Lieut. possibly John James MORGAN, Second Lieutenant, "B" Battery, 77th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery who was killed in action on Saturday, 7th April 1917. Age 23. Born Mordem in Marsh, Gloucester. Son of the Rev. Evan Cofe and Selina Morgan, of The Manse, Wicken Rd., Newport, Essex, (formerly of Wheathampstead). In 1911 he was an Assistant Coal Merchant Clerk, aged 16, living with his parents in The Manse, Wheathampstead, Herts. Buried in LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row E. Section 14.

Bassingbourn
MUNCEY Albert

Private 8532, 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment who was killed in action on Sunday, 16th May 1915. Born and resident Bassingbourn, enlisted London. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 19 and 20

Bassingbourn
MUNCEY Reginald 'Reggie' George

Sergeant 444656 Royal Canadian Regiment who died on Sunday, 8th October 1916. Born Bassingbourn 22nd March 1896. Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Muncey, of Spratts Corner, then East End, Bassingbourn. Unmarried. Labourer by trade (in 1911 he was a Miller's Labourer according ot the census). Enlisted and passed fit 22nd April 1915. Height 5 feet 4 inches, girth 37½ inches, complexion dark, eyes brown, hair brown; Church of England. Buried in REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 10. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6480 - 8

Bassingbourn
MUNCEY William Henry

Private G/10875 11th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regt.) who died of wounds on Monday, 19th June 1916. Age 40. Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Muncey; husband of Laura Porter (formerly Muncey), of H.M. Coast Guard Station, Cliffe-at-Hoo, Rochester, Kent. Born Royston, enlisted Lambeth, Surrey, resident Balham, Surrey. Buried in GUNNERS FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section S. Grave 9.

Bassingbourn
NEWMAN William John

Private 201440, 1st/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment who was killed in action in Palestine on Thursday, 19th April 1917. Age 20. Born Wendy, enlisted Royston. Son of Mr. Ernest Alfred and Fanny Newman, of Kneesworth, Royston, Herts. In 1911 he was a Farm Labourer, aged 14, born Wendy. Formerly 98620, Royal Field Artillery. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot XIII. Row D. Grave 15.

Kneesworth
NIGHTINGALE Charles

Private 9961, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died of wounds on Tuesday, 16th March 1915. Born and resident Bassingbourn, enlisted Bedford. Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 5.

Bassingbourn
NIGHTINGALE Joseph

Private 8294, Depot, Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Tuesday, 13th March 1917. Age 32. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nightingale, of Bassingbourn. Formerly 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he is shown as having been born in Bassingbourn, a Soldier, aged 24, serving overseas in Prospect Barracks, Bermuda. Buried in BASSINGBOURN CUM KNEESWORTH CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Row T. Consecrated Grave 15.

Bassingbourn

NIGHTINGALE William

Private 3/8404 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 15th September 1916. Born and resident Bassingbourn, enlisted Royston, Hertfordshire. Buried in A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS, Somme, France. Plot XIII. Row C. Grave 6.

Bassingbourn
PIGGOTT Sim

Private 18394, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 20th July 1916. Age 40. Enlisted Royston, Hertfordshire. Husband of Agnes Louisa Piggott, of 9, Apple Tree Row, Kneesworth, Royston, Herts. In 1911 he was a Postman, aged 34, born Guilden Morden, living with his wife Agnes and two daughters in Apple Tree Row, Kneesworth. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A

Kneesworth

RACHER Ernest

Private 15457, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 15th September 1916. Born and resident Bassingbourn, enlisted Royston, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.

Bassingbourn

RACHER William

Private 20832, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 3rd May 1917. Born and resident Bassingbourn, enlisted Bedford. No known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

Bassingbourn

RACHER William James

Driver 84370, 203rd (Cambs) Field Company (Transport Section), Royal Engineers wounded 20th October 1918 by machine gun fire when company advanced too far through a town, and died of those wounds on Tuesday, 22nd October 1918. Age 22. Born and resident Kneesworth, enlisted Cambridge. Son of William and Mary Ann Racher, of 11, Appletree Row, Kneesworth, Royston, Herts. Buried in DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row J. Grave 26.

Kneesworth

ROSENDALE Charles

Lance Corporal 15486, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 9th March 1917. Age 20. Born Kneesworth, enlisted Royston, Hertfordshire, resident Kneesworth Cross. Son of Arthur and Mary Rosendale, of North End, Bassingbourn, Royston, Herts. Native of Kneesworth, Royston. Buried in MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row O. Grave 25.

Kneesworth
ROSENDALE Frank

Sapper 546227, 509th Field Company, Royal Engineers, who was killed in action on Thursday, 21st March 1918. Enlisted London, resident Bassingbourn. Buried in MORCHIES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 2.

Bassingbourn
RUSTED Edwin Lawman

Private 15995, "C" Company, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 27th September 1915. Age 26. Born Bassingbourn, enlisted Welford, Northants. Son of George L. and Elizabeth Rusted, of Cherry Tree Cottages, Kneesworth Causeway, Royston, Herts. No known grave. Commemorated on the LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 91 to 93

Kneesworth
SELL Henry Amos

Private 14152, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 5th May 1916. Aged 27. Born and resident Bassingbourn, enlisted Royston, Hertfordshire. Son of Hannah Sell, of 6, Ashwell Grove, Upper Edmonton, London, and the late Thomas Sell. Native of Bassingbourne, Royston, Herts. Buried in BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 6.

Bassingbourn
SELL Percy

Private 14142 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Tuesday, 18th May 1915. Born and resident Bassingbourn, enlisted Royston, Hertfordshire. Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row H. Grave 8.

Bassingbourn
SPACKSMAN Alfred Thomas

[Listed as SPACKMAN on SDGW] Private 15448, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 15th September 1916. Age 27. Born Steeple Morden, enlisted Royston, Hertfordshire, resident Kneesworth. Son of James and Mary Ann Spacksman, of The Causeway, Kneesworth, Royston, Herts. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C

Kneesworth

STACEY Albert

Private 15485, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died of wounds on Friday, 25th May 1917. Age 28. Born and resident Bassingbourn, enlisted Royston, Hertfordshire. Son of Fredrick and Mary Jane Stacey, of The Cross, Bassingbourn, Cambs. Buried in LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row D. Grave 31.

Bassingbourn
STACEY [Walter] Frank

Private 25556, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th March 1918. Aged 24. Enlisted Ampthill, Beds., resident Bassingbourn. Son of Frederick John and Mary Jane Stacey, of The Cross, Bassingbourne, Royston, Herts. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

Bassingbourn

STANDEN Herbert Harry
Private 43765, 5th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment) who was killed in action on Monday, 27th May 1918. Age 25. Born Bassingbourn, enlisted Lambeth, resident Brixton, London S.W. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Standen, of High St., Bassingbourn, Royston, Herts. Formerly 6985, Royal Fusiliers. No known grave. Commemorated on the SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France.

Bassingbourn

STARR Alfred J

Private 10243, 8th (Service) Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) who was killed in action on Thursday, 3rd May 1917. Age 26. Born Bassingbourn, enlisted Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Son of Arthur Starr, of Chapel Yard, North End, Bassingbourne, Royston, Herts. Formerly 98173, Royal Field Artillery. No known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.

Bassingbourn
TASSELL Alfred Ernest

Private 15622, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 20th April 1916. Age 25. Born Bassingbourn, enlisted Royston, Hertfordshire, resident Kneesworth. Son of Mrs. Fred Tassell, of Causeway Rd., Kneesworth, Royston, Herts. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, ZILLEBEKE, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No. 4 Plot III. Row B. Grave 6.

Kneesworth
TASSELL Wilfred

Gunner 69138, 37th Heavy Battery, 27th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery who died of wounds on Thursday, 24th August 1916. Age 22. Born Bassingbourn, enlisted Royston. Son of Walter and Julia Tassell, of Cherry Tree Cottages, Kneesworth Causeway, Royston, Herts. In 1911 he was an Errand Boy, aged 16, born Bassingbourn. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot III. Row F. Grave 67.

Kneesworth
WATSON Bertie Charles

Private 7327, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 19th April 1915. Born and resident Bassingbourn, enlisted Royston, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33

Bassingbourn

WEBSTER Frederick Charles

Private 15426, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 21st October 1915. Age 22. Born Bassingbourn, enlisted Royston, resident Wendy. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Webster, of Wendy, Royston, Herts. Buried in LA BRIQUE MILITARY CEMETERY No.1, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 12.

Kneesworth
WEBSTER George

Private 15421 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 22nd June 1917. Age 29. Born Kneesworth, enlisted Royston, Hertfordshire, resident Wendy. Son of Emily Mary Webster, of Wendy, Royston, Herts. Buried in PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row R. Grave 53.

Kneesworth
WEDD Albert

Private 20115, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 28th April 1917. Born Royston, Hertfordshire, enlisted Melbourne. In the 1911 census he is listed as the son of Eleanor Preston Wedd, born 1889 in Royston, a Rural Auxiliary Postman, resident High Street, Bassingbourn. No known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4

Bassingbourn

WEDD Maurice

Lance Corporal 25109, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 25th October 1916. Born and resident Kneesworth, enlisted Kingston-upon-Thames. In the 1911 census he is listed as aged 14, a Grocer's Errand Boy, born and resident Kneesworth, living with his widowed mother, Frances Ann Wedd. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C. The family grave contains further information.

Kneesworth
WEDD, DCM Sydney

Serjeant 12676 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment who died of wounds on Saturday, 13th April 1918. Age 23. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM). Born and resident Kneesworth, enlisted Kingston-upon-Thames. Son of George and Ann Wedd, of Kneesworth, Royston, Herts. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IX. Row E. Grave 28. The family grave contains further information.

DCM Citation:

12676 Sjt. S. WEDD (Royston)
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in charge of a bombing block which entirely stopped the advance of the enemy. He held this block in spite of many casualties until relieved, Again, on his own initiative, he held a post of considerable tactical importance which delayed the enemy for twenty minutes, and enabled the rest of his battalion to withdraw unmolested to a new position. Later, he reorganised stragglers, incorporating them into his platoon. (3.9.18)

Kneesworth
WING Joseph William
[William Joseph on CWGC & SDGW] Private 4/6865, "B" Company, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, who was killed in action on Thursday, 28th March 1918. Born Melbourn, enlisted Royston, Herts, resident Kneesworth. Buried in BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 102.
Kneesworth
AND OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE WORLD WAR
1939-1945
BRITTON Eric Lloyd
Trooper 321936 1st King's Dragoon Guards, Royal Armoured Corps, who died on Sunday, 31st May 1942. Age 20. Son of William and Ellen Britton, of Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire. No known grave. Commemorated on the ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 16.
FORTUNE Reginald Percy
Private 5832989 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, prisoner of war of the Japanese, who died on Tuesday, 1st August 1944. Age 30. Husband of O. M. Fortune. No known grave. Commemorated on the SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Column 55.

HALL Charles Eric
Pilot Officer 199321 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Friday, 14th September 1945. Buried in KARACHI WAR CEMETERY, Pakistan. Plot 1. Row D. Grave 15.
HARMAN Peter John
Gunner 6287515 5 Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery who died on Friday, 13th February 1942. Age 20. Husband of Marjorie Elizabeth Harman, of Lound, Nottinghamshire. Buried in KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore. Plot 32. Row A. Grave 15.

HURST George Wilson
Sergeant 548040 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Tuesday, 7th November 1944. No known grave. Commemorated on the RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 232.
MORRISON James Frederick
Sergeant 1326681 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Friday, 22nd September 1944. Age 51. Son of Alexander and Alice Morrison; husband of Marian Ruth Morrison, of Bassingbourn. Also served in the 1914-1918 War and the Merchant Navy. Buried in BASSINGBOURN CUM KNEESWORTH CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Row GG. Grave 13.
MUNCEY Rupert John
Private 14631890 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died on Friday, 21st July 1944. Age 19. Son of Cornelius Rich Muncey and Florence May Muncey, of Kneesworth, Cambridgeshire. Buried in LA DELIVRANDE WAR CEMETERY, DOUVRES, Calvados, France. Plot VIII. Row L. Grave 7.
RUSHTON Edward William
Sergeant 1880077 49 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Monday, 8th May 1944. Age 25. Son of William and Clara Jane Rushton, of Kneesworth, Cambridgeshire. Buried in ST. DOULCHARD COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Cher, France. Military Plot Row C. Grave 7.
STACEY William Clifford
Private 240219 Royal Army Service Corps who died on Wednesday, 14th August 1946. Age 36. Son of Wilfred and Daisy Stacey, of Bassingbourn husband of Mable Ellen Stacey, of Bassingbourn. Buried in BASSINGBOURN CUM KNEESWORTH CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Row GG. Grave 12.
WORBOYS Dennis Edward
Convoy Signalman C/JX 174073 H.M.S. President III (lost in M.V. Athelsultan), Royal Navy who died on Tuesday, 22nd September 1942. Age 23. Son of Herbert Edward and Hilda Annie Worboys, of Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 59, Column 1.
WORBOYS Raymond George
Marine CH/X 111153 H.M.S. Proserpine., Royal Marines who died on Sunday, 5th September 1943. Age 18. Son of Walter Charles and Sarah Emma Worboys, of Kneesworth. Buried in BASSINGBOURN CUM KNEESWORTH CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Row EE. Grave 12.

THEY DID NOT FAIL

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