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BOTTISHAM HOLY TRINITY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information plus USAF Plaque
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Ann Thompson
grave Photographs David Male 2005

The war memorial is located inside the parish church of Holy Trinity, on the north wall. It takes the form of an alabaster tablet with surround. There are eighteen names listed for World War 1 and six for World War 2. The memorial was first dedicated by the Bishop of Ely on 16th January 2921; it was manufactured by Messrs. Atkinson and Long and cost £120. Details appeared n the Cambridge Independent Press 21 January 1921 (page 10) and the Cambridge Chronicle 19th January 1921.

Photograph Copyright © Ann Thompson 2000

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF BOTTISHAM WHO FELL
IN THE GREAT WAR

1914 -1919

BENDALL Herbert C
Private 13567 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 17th February 1917. Born Bottisham, enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A
BENDALL John Matthew
Private G/15121 1st Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) who was killed in action on Thursday, 4th October 1917. Born Bottisham, enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 106 to 108
COOPER Frank
A.B. H.M.S. "Dido". Nobody by the name COOPER died on HMS Dido during World War 1. There was also an SS Dido (Hull). Can find no records there either. ** No further information **
CORNWALL Owen Harvey
Private 241671 1st/8th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) who was killed in action on Monday, 9th April 1917. Age 20. Born Bottisham Lode, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Bottisham. Son of John and Mary Ann Cornwell, of Qay Rd., Lode, Cambridge. Buried in ACHICOURT ROAD CEMETERY, ACHICOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 3. [Also spelt CORNWELL on SDGW] See also Lode Memorial
CORNWALL Percy Arthur
Private 43870 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who as killed in action on Friday, 22nd March 1918. Born Bottisham, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Susan Cornwell, of Quy, Cambridge. Formerly 4497, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. [Also spelt CORNWELL on SDGW]
CRISPIN Jack
Private M2/203368, Motorised Transport, Royal Army Service Corps who was killed in action in East Africa on Saturday, 11th August 1917. Born Hammersmith, enlisted Newmarket, resident Six Mile Bottom. Buried in DAR ES SALAAM WAR CEMETERY, Tanzania. Plot 4. Row B. Grave 11.
DOCKERILL Alan
Private 16404 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Saturday, 8th July 1916. Age 22. Born Bottisham, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Stephen and Eliza Dockerill, of Potters Yard, Bottisham, Cambridge. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave 199. [Also spelt Allan]
FLACK Arthur T
Private F/3318, 23rd Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) who died of wounds on Friday, 8th June 1917. Born Ditton, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Bottisham. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row D. Grave II.
GOODY Harry Henry
Private 13589, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action on 1st July 1916. Born Swaffham Heath, enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. [Listed as GOOD on memorial]
HEARN Robert
Private M/397938, 1114th Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps who died in Mesopotamia on Saturday, 9th November 1918. Age 38. Born and resident Wilbraham, enlisted Cambridge. Son of George and Elizabeth Hearn, of Chapel House, Great Wilbraham, Cambs; husband of Margaret Annie Hearn, of 66, Dumfries St., Luton, Beds. Buried in BASRA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot I. Row S. Grave 16.
HOWARD Arthur Stephen
Lance Corporal A/200581 12th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps who was killed in action on Thursday, 21st March 1918. Age 33. Born Bottisham, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Richard and Charlotte Howard, of Bottisham; husband of Mabel Annie Howard, of Bottisham, Cambridge. Formerly 6190, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 61 to 64
ISON James Burling
Private 20028 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died in Salonika on Saturday, 2nd February 1918. Born Bottisham, enlisted Newmarket. Buried in SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY, KRISTON, Greece. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 26.
JARVIS Ernest E
Sergeant 8693 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment who died of wounds on Sunday, 17th January 1915. Born Bottisham, enlisted Cambridge, resident Bottisham. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 50.
JOHNSON King William
Private 13563, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Friday, 14th July 1916. Age 21. Born Bottisham, enlisted Cambridge, resident Queensland, Bottisham. Buried in BOTTISHAM CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. In North-East part.
OSBOURNE Royal John
Lance Corporal R/38069 8th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps who died of wounds on Monday, 31st December 1917. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row I. Grave 146.
ROLPH, MM William James
Corporal 325051 1st/1st Battalion attached 118th Trench Mortar Battery, Cambridgeshire Regiment who died of wounds on Saturday, 14th April 1917. Born Bottisham, enlisted Swaffham Prior. Husband of G. D. Rolph, of Whitehall Farm, Brigstock, Thrapston, Northants. Formerly 773 Cambridgehire Regiment. Military Medal. Buried in HOUTKERQUE CHURCHYARD, Nord, France. North-East part. [Also spelt ROLFE]
STEVENS William
Private 8436 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 8th May 1915. Aged 22. Born Bottisham, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of James and Azuba Stevens, of Bottisham, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.
WHEATON George
Private 8839, 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 19th September 1914. Born and resident Bottisham, enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commeorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.
Not on memorial
PARKER Frederick William
Private 4288 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Thursday, 14th December 1916. Age 40. Born Bottisham, enlisted Little Eversden. Son of King and Lucy Anne Parker. Native of Bottisham, Cambridge. Buried in GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, Somme, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 43. See also Great and Little Eversden Memorial

THESE IN THE GLORIOUS MORNING OF THE DAYS
FOR ENGLAND'S SAKE LOST ALL BUT ENGLAND'S PRAISE

1939-1945

BAILEY Arthur George Thomas
Gunner 1549912 110 Battery, 39 Light A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery who died on Friday, 23rd January 1942. Age 25. Son of Arthur and Gladys Mary Bailey, of Bottisham. Buried in BOTTISHAM CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Section 4. Grave 391.
CORNWELL Hubert Leonard
Flight Sergeant 1723530 Flt. Engr. 405 (R.C.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Friday, 17th December 1943. Age 21. Son of Stanley and Ada Florence Cornwell, of Bottisham; husband of Joan Cornwell, of Swaffham Bulbeck. Buried in BOTTISHAM CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Section 4. Grave 404. [CWGC name Herbert]
FLACK Stanley Charles George
Private 5879209 Northamptonshire Regiment who died on Monday, 26th May 1941. Age 35. Son of Henry William and Eliza Flack; husband of Kate Muriel Flack, of Bottisham. Buried in BOTTISHAM CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Section 4 Grave 385.
JENYNS Edward Thomas Richard
Captain 49871, 1/6th Battalion, Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) who died on Thursday, 15th June 1944. Age 33. Son of Roger Buliver Jenyns and Winifred Pike Jenyns, of Bottisham, Cambridgeshire; husband of Joan Mary Moore Jenyns, of Northam, Devon. Buried in BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot XI. Row M. Grave 23.
MARSH Tom Charles
Private 5830573, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, Japanese prisoner of war, who died on Tuesday, 30th November 1943. Age 24. Son of Charles and Alice Maud Marsh, of Bottisham, Cambridgeshire. Buried in CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 6. Row A. Grave 9.

Chungkai War Cemetery

TURNER Sidney John
Leading Aircraftman 844830 907 Balloon, Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force) who died on Sunday, 12th July 1942. Age 36. Son of Samuel and Jessie Turner; husband of Phyllis Aley Turner, of Lode. Buried in BOTTISHAM CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Section 4. Grave 399.

Buried in cemetery but not on memorial

ANDREW

R K A
Pilot Officer 412010, Pilot, New Zealand Air Force. Died 6th August 1942. Aged 25.

Also within the church a war memorial tablet to American Airmen who died while serving from British bases; the tablet is located within the parish church of Holy Trinity below the war memorials to British servicemen, on the north wall.

Photograph Copyright © Ann Thompson 2000

IN MEMORY OF THE AIRMEN OF THE
361st. FIGHTER GROUP
U.S. 8th. AIRFORCE WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN THE DEFENCE OF FREEDOM
1943-1945

Last updated 27 January, 2012

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