BRINKLEY WAR MEMORIAL
War 1 & others - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Dave Edwards
This memorial is inside the Church and takes the form
of a wall mounted, marble, plaque containing eight names for World War
Copyright © David Male 2005
the men of Brinkley
who gave their lives for their
country in the Great War
114903, 53rd Battery, 2nd Brigade, Royal
Field Artillery. Died 18 May 1917. Aged 23. Born in Carlton, Cambs
and enlisted in Cambridge. Son of Jessie Bowers, of Dullingham,
Newmarket. Buried in PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE,
Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row P. Grave 27.
26954, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds
3 October 1916. Aged 19. Born in Brinkley and enlisted in Newmarket.
Son of Allen and Rosina Challis. Native of Brinkley, Cambs. Buried
in PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot V. Row C.
Corporal 17526, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action
on Thursday, 13 September 1917. Born Bardiston, Suffolk, enlisted
Cambridge. Buried in JEANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Aisne,
France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 3. [Spelt Frederick CORNWALL on CWGC]
43095, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action
on Saturday, 17 February 1917. Born Brinkley, enlisted Newmaket.
Formerly 26384, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in REGINA TRENCH
CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 10.
Seaman, H.M.S. Iron Duke, Royal Navy. Died on Friday, 1 November
1918. Aged 31. Son of Susan Grainger, of 10, School Lane, Brinkley,
and the late George Grainger. Buried in North-West part of ST.
MARY CHURCHYARD, BRINKLEY, Cambridgeshire.
29661, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Friday,
22 March 1918. Age 21. Born Brinkley, enlisted Newmarket. Son
of Thomas and Annie Grainger, of 14, Reed Farm, Babraham. No
known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais,
France. Bay 4
40676, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds
Sunday, 9 December 1917. Aged 39. Born Brinkley, enlisted Newmarket.
Born in Brinkley and enlisted in Cambridge. Son of Richard Thomas
and Kezia Ann Hill, of Brinkley, Newmarket. Formerly 1897, Hertfordshire
Royal Field Artillery. Buried in LE CATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY,
Nord, France. Plot V. Row D. Grave 20.
80646, 99th Field Company, Royal Engineers, Wednesday,
20 November 1918. Aged 32. Born at Brinkley, Cambs. Son of Mr.
C. J. Riches, of Prospect Terrace, Exning Rd., Newmarket. Buried
in DEDEAGATCH BRITISH CEMETERY, Greece. Grave 18.
those who come after see to it
that their names be not forgotten.’
King George V
loving memory of Patrick William KING, Captain Suffolk Regiment,
attached to Northern Rhodesian Regiment,
killed in action in Abyssinia 9/4/1941. Aged 28.
Son of Colin and Lillian King,
at one time of Brinkley Hall, [now of Newton Abbot, Devon].
Buried at Nairobi [War Cemetery, Kenya].
58100, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment attached North Rhodesia
Regiment. Killed in action in Abyssinia 9 April 1941. Age 28.
Son of Colin and Lillian King, at one time of Brinkley Hall, then
of Newton Abbot, Devon. Mentioned in Despatches (MiD). Buried
at NAIROBI WAR CEMETERY, Kenya. Plot 2. Row G. Grave 14.
Naval ensign was used as altar cloth at the memorial services
T/207416, 3/4th Battalion, Queen’s (Royal West Kent
Regiment). Killed in action 4 October 1917. Born Wolverhampton,
Satffordshire, enlisted London, resident Hanwell, Middlesex. Son
of William F.F. Boughey and Caroline (his wife). Formerly 242035,
East kent Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL,
Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 14 to 17 and 162 to
Royal Navy. Killed in action
Ensign is no longer in the Church]
15 February, 2012