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CAMBRIDGE EMMANUEL REFORMED CHURCH WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2014

This memorial takes the form of a Brass plaque on the inside of the wall facing towards Trumpington Street within Emmanuel United Reformed Church.

Photographs Copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2014

In memory of the fallen
1914 1918

BILLINGER Hector Fussell
Second Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 23 November 1916. Aged 23. In the 1911 census he was a son, aged 17, born Neath, Glamorgan, son of James F and Margaret J Billinger of 44 St Barnabas Road Cambridge. Son of James Fussell Billinger and Margaret Jane Billinger, of 44, St. Barnabas Rd., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 C. See also Cambridge County High School and Cambridge Guildhall

Extract from England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 for Hector Fussell Billinger:

BILLINGER Hactor Fussell of 33 St. Barnabas-road Cambridge second-lieutenant 10th battalion East Lancashire regiment died 23 November 1916 in France on active asevice Administration (with Will) London 21 April to James Fussell Billinger bookseller. Effects £179 14s 7d.

COWLING Cyril Frank
Private 4110, 15th (County of London) Battalion (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles) [CWGC] states 1st Battalion], London Regiment. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Aged 24. Enlisted London, resident Cambridge. Son of John Cowling, of 66, Panton St., Cambridge, and the late Agnes Mary Cowling. His birth was registered in the April to June Quarter 1892 in the Linton Registration District. In the 1901 census he was the son of John an Agnes Mary Cowling, aged 9, born Sawston, resident High Street, Sawston. In the 1911 census he is a boarder, aged 19, unmarried, working at a Postal Enginerrig Branch, born Sawston, resident 51 Willows Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 C. See also Cambridge Guildhall, Cambridge St Paul's, Cambridge County High School and Sawston
HEATH Sidney Stuart
Second Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Aged 20. Son of George Heath, of "Studland", Highworth Avenue, Cambridge. Birth registered in the October to December Quarter 1897 in the Chesterton Registration District. In the 1901 census he was aged 3, son of George and Flora Heath, born Chesterton, resident 57 Montague Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. In 1911 he was a son aged 13, his father George was a widower, he was at school, born Chesterton, resident 57 Montague Rd, Chesterton, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6. See also Cambridge County High School and Cambridge Guildhall
TOWNSEND Gilbert
Lance Corporal 768, 5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade) (Territorial Force), London Regiment. Killed in action 13th May 1915. Age 25. Enlisted London, resident Cambridge. Son of William Henry and Emily Townsend, of 134, Tenison Rd., Cambridge. A clerk in Barclay's Bank. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 52 and 54. See also Cambridge Guildhall, Perse School and Cambridge St Paul's
WOODS Alfred Marcus
Second Lieutenant, "C" Battery, 78th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 26 February 1917. Aged 26. Son of Alfred and Mary Jane Woods, of 72, Edward St., Brighton. Buried in COMBLES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 9.

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