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CAMBRIDGE GUILDHALL WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1 - SURNAMES - C

World War 1 detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2014

Listed here are the surnames from the Guildhall Roll of Honour and to be also found on other memorials within the county.

Inscription on the Cambridge Guildhall World War 1 memorial
Photograph Copyright © Mary Naylor 2013
CALDECOAT Frank Ernest
Private 51959, 2/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 20 July 1918. Born Cambridge, enlisted Huntigndon, Formerly 217947, R.O.D., Royal Engineers. Buried in MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Marne, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 8.
CALDECOAT J H
possibly Herbert John CALDECOAT [Spelt CALDICOAT on SGW], Private 8439, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 18 February 1915. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. Caldecoat; husband of Florence E. Caldecoat. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.
CALDECOAT John
No further information currently available
CALDECOAT Percy
Private 35101 1st/4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment who died on Sunday, 13th October 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly TR/5/3471, 9th Training Reserve Battalion. In the 1901 census he was listed as the son of Harry and Sarah Caldecoat, aged 1, born Cambridge and resident 94 Castle Street, Cambridge. Buried in WORMS (HOCHEIM HILL) CEMETERY, Germany. Listed on Screen Wall. Also listed on family gravestone in churchyard. Grave 5D43. See also Cambridge St Giles
CALDECOAT William
No further information currently available
CALTON Alfred Ernest
Corporal 9147, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 9th August 1916. Born Whittlesey, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. In the 1911 census he was the son of Mary Calton, a widow, he was aged 26, unmarried, born Wittlesea (sic - Whittlesey), a furniture porter, living with his mother and sister at 15 Shelly Row, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Cambridge St Giles
CARLTON George Augustus
Private 28705, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 27th November 1917. Born Milton, enlisted Stowmarket. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL Nord, France. Panel 2. See also Milton
CARLTON John Thomas
Private 235383, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 24th July 1918. Aged 28. Enlisted Cambridge, resident Chesterton. Son of William and Louisa Carlton, of Milton, Cambridge; husband of Nellie Harding (formerly Carlton), of Sun St., Waterbeach, Cambs. Formerly 3810, Cambridgeshire Regiment/ Buried in ST. HILAIRE CEMETERY EXTENSION, FREVENT Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section H. Grave 7. See also Milton
CARPENTER Sidney B
No further information currently available
CARR Sidney George
Private 1836, 1/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 13 November 1916. Aged 22. Born Histon, enlisted Cambridge. Son of George and Annie Carr, of Cambridge. Buried in PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 9.
CARRINGTON Harry John
Serjeant T.F.290544, 1/10th (Territorial) Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex regiment). Died in Station Hospital in India from bomb wounds, from a misfiring shell, 19th [Army Service Record, 10th CWGC] July 1918. Enlisted Stamford Brook Lodge, Middlesex, resident Shepherd's Bush, Middlesex. Born Sawston, circa 1889. Enlisted as Private 2235, 10th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Aged 26 years 1 month, height 5 feet 9 inches, girth 38½ inches. Resident 2 Loftus Villas, Loftus Road, Shepherd's Bush. Enlisted 2nd September 1914 at Stamford Brook Lodge. Final promotion to Sergeant 20th March 1917. Posting to India 29th October 1914. Son of Eli and Jane Carrington, of 330 Mill Road, Cambridge. His father was a Boot Shop Manager, born Impington, 1853 and his mother a wife born Cambridge, circa 1849. Grave inaccessible, commemorated on KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL, India. See also Romsey Methodist Church and also Cambridge County High School

Note: The KIRKEE MEMORIAL commemorates more than 1,800 servicemen who died in India during the First World War, who are buried in civil and cantonment cemeteries in India and Pakistan* where their graves can no longer be properly maintained. This total includes the names of 629 servicemen whose remains were brought from Bombay (Sewri) Cemetery for re-interment here in 1960.

CARSE Arthur G
Gunner 33984, 65th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 5 June 1917. Aged 26. Born St Paul's, Cambridge, enlisted Bedford, resident Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Carse, of 5, David St., Mill Rd., Cambridge. Buried in UNDERHILL FARM CEMETERY, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 3.
CARSE Horace James
Sapper 71039, 37th Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 22 April 1917. In the 1911 census he was aged 25, born Cambridge, eployed as a Faultsman National Telephone Co Ltd, resident with his parents, George and Elizabeth, at 5 David Street, Cambridge. Buried in HERVIN FARM BRITISH CEMETERY, ST. LAURENT-BLANGY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 4. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CARSE William
Note: An Alfred William Carse, brother of Horace (above), was baptised at St. Paul's, Cambridge 18 March 1898, son of George and Elizabeth Carse, of 2 Russell Place, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Cambridge, a butcher, resident with his parents George and Elizabeth, at 5 David Street, Cambridge. He lived until 1984 when he died in Cambridge. He served as Sapper 528120, East Ambulance Divisional Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted 1 March 1915, resident 5 David Street, Cambridge, aged 20 years, 4 months, height 5feet 11½ inches, chest 37½ inches. He had a claim for Malaria. Seriously fractured 4th finger of the right hand. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CARTER Albert [William]
Pioneer 24092, 23rd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 2 August 1918. Aged 25. Born Great Shelford, enlisted Woolwich, Kent, resident Feltham, Middlesex. Husband of Kathleen Mary Carter, of "Montrose," Hanworth Rd., Feltham, Middx. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Greatn Shelford, a Machine Minder, resident with his oparents, William Henry and Maria Carter, at 1 Chapel Street, Old Chesterton. Buried in PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 12. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CARTER

Alfred [Berechiah]

Sapper, 49503, 503rd Field Coy., Royal Engineers who died on Thursday, 1st November 1917. Aged 25. Son of A. Carter, of Histon, Cambridge; husband of Ethel Jean Cavanagh (formerly Carter), of 113, Carson Rd., Plaistow, London. Baptised 25 September 1892 in Impington, son of Alfred (a publican) and Elizabeth Alexandra Carter. Buried in MINTY FARM CEMETERY, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row C. Grave 7. See also Histon & Impington

CARTER Bertram
Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment who died on Wednesday, 18th September 1918. Aged 26. Son of George Henry and Kate Carter, of Broughton, Kettering; husband of Elsie Carter. Buried in EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 23. See also Cambridge St Lukes
CARTER Charles [Cecil]
Charles (known as Chas) was born in 1896, the son of William Henry and Maria, who at that time were living at 134 York Street. At the beginning of the war Charles was working for Dales Brewery and later enlisted at Cambridge into the Devonshire Regiment. As private No.9872 he was a member of the 1st Battalion. From 19th July 1916 the Battalion was in reserve positions south west of Longueval, later moving into support trenches in Delville Wood. After much heavy fighting the Battalion was relieved on the 29th.

Charles was killed in action on the 27th July aged 20. Again he has no known grave; his name appears on the Thiepval Memorial, pier 1c, together with the names of 498 other members of the Devonshire Regiment. The total number of allies killed on the Somme front during July/August 1916 was 15,104. A report of Charles' death and his photo appear in the Cambridge Independent Press of 20th October 1916 and also reports in the Cambridge Chronicle of 16th August and the Cambridge Daily News of 8th August 1916. See also Chesterton Arbury and Cambridge St Matthew's

CARTER H W A
No further information currently available
CARTER Howard Douglas
Private M2/134433, "P" Siege Park attached to XV Corps, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action 10 July 1917. Aged 22. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of George and Julia Carter, of Shelford Rd., Trumpington, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 10.
CARTER James
No further information currently available
CARTER John
Rifleman 6/499, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 28 April 1915. Aged 20. Born bethnal green, Middlesex, enlisted London, resident Spitalfields, Middlesex. Husband of Mary Kennett (formerly Carter), of 5, Cambridge Buildings, Darling Row, Bethnal Green, London. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 10.
CARTER Sidney
Private 303005, 7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds 15 April 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. A. Carter Biggs, of 2, Corona Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 1841, R.A.M.C. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IX. Riow F. Grave 7. See also Cambridge Holy Sepulchre
CARTER Thomas [Daniel Richard]
Thomas was born in 1899, the younger brother of Charles and son of William Henry and Maria. Since 1916 Mrs. Carter had moved from 134 York Street to number 91, she was then on her own. After working for the Cambridge Daily News, Thomas went to Bury and enlisted into the 4th Battalion. Bedfordshire Regiment as private No.41833. One week after arriving in France the Battalion was in action, during the main advance the Battalion was cut off; the Col. and many men were killed. Thomas was posted as missing believed killed in action on the 27th March 1918, aged 19. As he has no known grave his name appears on the Arras Memorial, France, bay 5.

A report on Thomas' death appears in the Cambridge Daily news on Monday 6th May 1918 and in the Cambridge Independent Press on Friday 10th May. The father William was in the Suffolk Regiment and had been in France since January 1916, and the eldest son, Sapper A. Carter, Royal Engineers, since 1914; both survived the war. See also Chesterton Arbury and Cambridge St Matthew's

CARTER Walter John William
Lance Serjeant 481113, 55th General Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 3 Movember 1918. Aged 22. Born St Matthew's, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Louisa Carter, of 57, Beche Rd., Abbey Estate, Cambridge. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot X. Row A. Grave 18.
CARTER William
No further information currently available
CASEY Frank Rickets
Private 235156, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 31st July 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Son of Alfred John and Mary Ann Casey, of 223, Mill Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 4524, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Cambridge Gas Company
CASEY George
Private 17523, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 24 May 1916. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Buried in BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row M. Grave 11.
CASEY Harry
Private 20/334, 15/17th Bttalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 14 May 1918. Aged 32. Born Everden (sic - Eversden), enlisted Cambridge. Son of John and Mrs. E. Casey, of Cambridge. Buried in CAESTRE MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 7.
CASEY William John
[Listed as John William CASEY on SGDW] Private 235088, 1/5th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds 13 June 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 19836, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row A. Grave 9.
CASH, MM Harry
Private 325300, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Cash, of 4, Leeke St., Newmarket Rd., Cambridge. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Formerly 1668, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148.
CATTELL John Ibbott
Private 46545, 4th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 20 October 1918. Aged 32. Born Sutton, Cambs, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Cattell, of Sutton, Isle of Ely; husband of Mrs. F. Cattell, of 21, Canterbury, St., Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 13, son of george and Elizabeth Ann Cattell, born Sutton, resident High Street, Sutton (Isle Of Ely), Sutton. He married Florence Bradford in the Chesteron Registration District in the October to December Quarter 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 124 to 125 and 162 to 162A. See also Cambridge St Lukes
CHALLIS Anthony
No further information currently available
CHANDLER Charles
Private 2300, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 September 1916. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Chandler, of 24, Ainsworth St., Cambridge. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 14. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CHANDLER Thomas
Serjeant 500022, 5th Field Company, Canadian Engineers, Died 28 April 1918. Aged 32. Born 25 November 1885 in Cambridge. Son of James and Emily Chandler, of Histon Rd., Cambridge, England. He was passed fit 4th June 1915 and attested 7th June 1915 at Toronto, aged 30, his next of kin was his father, James Chandler, of 23 Bermuda Terrace, Cambridge. Unmarried. Heoght 5 feet 11 inches, girth 38 inches, complexion fair, eyes hazel, hair brown; religion Methodist. Buried in DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No. 2, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 36. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1617 - 19 See also Cambridge St Lukes
CHANTER Percy James
Gunner 89539, "B" Battery, 152nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 27 July 1918. Aged 25. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of James and Amelia Chanter, of 96, Ross St., Mill Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 13525, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in the south-east side of VIERZY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Aisne, France.
CHAPLIN Arthur Hugh Bates
Captain, 1/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment (Territorial Force) Died of wounds 21 May 1917. Age 41. Husband of M. Chaplin. In the 1911 census he was the huisband of Amelia, father of Eillen Mary (aged 1), aged 35, a Drapery Buyer, born Leytonstone, Essex, resident Dalkeith, Hills Road, Cambridge. Buried at the south end of SS. MARY AND MICHAEL NEW CHURCHYARD, TRUMPINGTON, Cambridge. See also Perse School, Cambridge St Andrew the Great, Cambridge St John's and Trumpington
CHAPMAN Ailwyn George
[Listed as Aliwyn George in 1901 census but as George Ailwyn in borth register and in military records] Private 76614, 2nd Battalion, Tank Corps. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Aged 24. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Louisa Chapman, of 119, Ross St., Mill Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 23864, Suffolk Regiment. In the 901 census he is listed as Ailwyn G Chapman, aged 7. son of George and Louisa Chapman, born Cambridge, resident 118, Catherine Street, Cambridge. His birth is registered as George Ailwyn Chapman, January to March Quarter 1894 in the Cambridge Registration District. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 94.
CHAPMAN Albert Edward
Lance Corporal 3665, 51st Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 8th July 1916. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 20623, Suffolk Regiment. In the 1911 census he was the stepson of Harry and Rebecca Smith, aged 20, a groundsman's labourer, born Chesterton and resident 15 Gloucester Terrace, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C. See also Cambridge St Giles
CHAPMAN Bertram
Private 242226, 2/6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 8 March 1917. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 1721, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Son of the late William Chapman and of Louisa Chapman, of 82, York St., Cambridge. Buried in FOUQUESCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row AA. Grave 8. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CHAPMAN Cyril Charles
Private 326300, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 March 1918. Aged 21. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Louisa Chapman, of 119, Ross St., Mill Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 3540, Cambridgeshuire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 84 and 85.
CHAPMAN Edwin

possibly Percy Edwin CHAPMAN, Private 9832, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 16 November 1916. Aged 17. Born Cambridge, enlisted Northampton. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Chapman, of 9, Edgell St., Mill Rd., Kettering. Native of Cambridge. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section O. Plot II. Row G. Grave 8. See also Cambridge St Lukes

There is also an Elwin CHAPMAN, Private G/12309, 2nd Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died of wounds 14 March 1917. Aged 29. Born St. Giles, Cambridge, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Husband of Annie Ida Chapman, of Rose Cottage, Station Rd., Soham, Cambs. Buried in VARENNES MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave 27.

CHAPMAN Harry [Arthur]
Private 7067, 1st/14th Battalion, London Regiment (London Scottish). Killed in action 9th September 1916. Aged 31. Enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Hannah Chapman, of 56, Eltisley Avenue, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 C and 13 C. See also Cambridge St Mark's
CHAPMAN Herbert
Etaples Military Cemetery, Grave XXV.O.11. Company Serjeant-Major, 325144, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Wounded in action Hill 19 31-07-17; died of wounds 04-09-17, aged 35. Formerly 1360, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Employed as a Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Husband of Alice Chapman, 2, Alpha Terrace, Trumpington. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Trumpington.
CHAPMAN Leonard
Private 17544, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action, in Salonika, on Saturday, 12th January 1918. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is listed as Lenard (sic) and was the stepson of Harry and Rebecca Smith, aged 18, a general labourer, born Chesterton and resident 15 Gloucester Terrace, Cambridge. Brother of Albert (above). Buried in SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY, KRISTON, Greece. Grave C. 491. See also Cambridge St Giles
CHAPMAN Sidney Albert
Lance Corporal 325118, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Formerly 1261, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Chapman, of 115, York St., Cambridge. . No known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CHAPMAN Urban
Able Seaman R/285, Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Missing, assumed killed in action 24th April 1917. Born Burwell 14th June 1884. Son of Fuller and Frances Chapman of Burwell Cambs (from 1891 Census) and brother of Thomas Harry Chapman (who also died); huband of , F.A. Chapman, 52 Young St., Cambridge. A Lamplighter. Part of the Army Reserve 11th November 1915 and entered Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 25th September 1916, draft for BEF 16th December 1916, joined Nelson Battalion 9th january 1917 until his death. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1. See also Cambridge Gas Company and Cambridge St Matthew's
CHAPMAN William
Possibly Private 9787, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 August 1916. Born Soham, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CHARLES Frederick William
Private 16401, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 April 1917. Aged 19. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of William and Naomi Charles, of Joyce Farm, Waterbeach, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Chesterton and Haslingfield
CHARLTON C
No further information currently available
CHARLTON James
No further information currently available
CHARTER George Ernest
Private 3/8959, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 April 1917. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Samuel Jarman Charter and Sarah Charter, of 31, Priory Rd., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.
CHARTER Walter
Private 269162, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Born Cambridge, enlisted Hitchin, Hertfordshire, resident Baldock, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 54 and 56. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CHEVERTON Joseph

Gunner 92960, "D" Battalion, Tank Corps. Died 20 November 1917. Aged 20. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Joseph William Cheverton and Rhoda Cheverton, of Harlesden. Formerly 3555, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in FLESQUIERES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 7. See the online article GUNNER JOSEPH CHEVERTON Crew of Deborah (92960) for more information

From Cambridge Chronicle, December 12, 1917.

"CAMBRIDGE MEN FALL

The relatives of Gunner J. Chiverton of the MGC (Tanks) have received news that he was killed in action in France on November 20th, the day after his 20th birthday. Gunner Cheverton, who was the only son of Mr and Mrs J. Cheverton, of Harlesden, (late of Thoday St, Cambridge) joined the Cambridgeshire Regiment in April 1915, and went to France the following September. He was gassed in September 1916, and on his recovery was transferred to the MGC (Tanks), returning to France last June. Letters to deceased's father and to Miss Coote, 9 Godestone Road, Cambridge, from his superior officer, pay great tribute to Gunner Cheverton's work with the tanks, and tell of the high esteem in which he was held by officers and comrades alike, especially by the writer. One letter describes him as a splendid fellow, a willing worker, and a cheerful comrade. Gunner Cheverton was killed instantaneously by a shell during the big battle on November 20th and buried two days later with others of his comrades who were killed. The writer adds that a cross to his memory was be erected shortly."

CHILDERLEY G
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CHILDS Thomas Alfed aka Tom
Gunner 38894, 2nd Siege Nattery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 13 May 1916. Aged 22. Born St Barnabas, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Eldest son of Thomas and Susannah Childs, of 13, Auckland Rd., Cambridge. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row F. Grave 5.
CHISHOLM Albert Edmund
Lance Corporal G/40645, 12th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own). Killed in action Thursday 3rd May 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Chelsea, Middlesex. Adopted son of Edmund Cross, of 76, Walnut Tree Avenue, Cambridge. Formerly, Middlesex Hussars. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7. See also Cambridge Gas Company
CHRISSAL Chris
No further information currently available
CHRISTIAN Frederick John
Lance Corporal 24817 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 9th August 1916. Aged 22. Born St Swithin's, Lincoln, enlisted Cambridge. Son of George and Ellen Christian, of 9, Castle St., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is the son of George and Ellen Christian, aged 16, a Motor Fitter, born Lincoln, resident 37a, Russell Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Cambridge St Giles
CHRISTMAS Alfred
Private, 3890, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment, killed in action Monday, 4th September 1916. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late William and Lucy Christmas. In the 1911 census he is aged 24, son of Lucy Christmas (a widow), a Labourer in Cement Works, born Chesterton, resident 96 Milton Road, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 16 B. See also Cambridge St Lukes
CHURCHMAN Bertie
No further information currently available
CLARK Albert
Private G/21213, 8th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 2 August 1917. Aged 33. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late William Clark; husband of Maude Minnie Clark, of 74, Beche Rd., Abbey Estate, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panels 12 and 14.
CLARK Anthony Dalzell
[Listed as CLARKE on Memorial] Captain, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)]. Died of wounds 4 December 1917. Aged 23. Son of the Rev. Harold and Mary Rosalind Clark, of Manor House, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section D. Grave 97. See also Chesterton
CLARK Edward Joseph
Private 16172, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 13th May 1915. Born, enlisted and resident Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panels 39. See also Cambridge St Paul's
CLARK Ernest Jonathan
Private G/19117, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 13 October 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Buried in VADENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, MAISSEMY, Aisne, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 9. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CLARK Frederick aka Fred
Lance Corporal 8944, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 10th October 1917. Aged 29. Born St Giles, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Elizabeth Clark, of 10, St. Peter's Court, Cambridge, and the late Frederick Clark. In the 1901 census he was aged 12, son of Frederick and Elizabeth Clark, born Chesterton, resident 9 St Johns Place, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 48 to 50 and 162A. See also Cambridge St Giles
CLARK George James
Private 326608, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Aged 27. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Clark, of 86, Norfolk St., Cambridge; husband of Elizabeth Ann Bailey (formerly Clark), of 10, Staffordshire St., East Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 4093, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CLARK George Reginald
Serjeant 325376 "C" Company, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 26th September 1917. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Clark, of 78, Castle St., Cambridge. Formerly 1812, Cambridgeshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was the son of George and Josephine Clark, aged 15, born Cambridge, resident with his family at 11 Gloucester Place, Gloucester St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148. See also Cambridge St Giles
CLARK, MM Harold John
[Listed as CLARKE on CWGC] Private 326525, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3923, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Awarded the Military Medal (m.M.). Buried in PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row B. Grave 9. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CLARK John Edward
Lance Corporal 5897, 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 7 November 1914. Aged 30. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Husband of Miriam Catherine Duce (formerly Clark), of II, Hooper St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 34. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CLARK Owen
Rifleman 45728, 9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles), London Regiment affiliated to King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 10 ugust 1918. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Aldershot, Hampshire. Formerly, 33575, Royal Flying Corps. Buried in BEACON CEMETERY, SAILLY-LAURETTE, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row G. Grave 9.
CLARK Reginald Charles
Corporal 678265 [CWGC] or 678275 [SDGW], 21st (County of Lodnon) Battalion (1st Surrey Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday, 7th May 1918. Born St Andrew the Great, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Charles William Clark, of 4 St Andrews Street, Cambridge. Formerly 2740, 1st East Anglian Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps posted 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row I. Grave 10. See also Cambridge St Andrew the Great
CLARK Reginald Walter
Private 23635, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 14 September 1916. Aged 19. Born Cambridge, enlisted Chatteris. Son of Walter George and Louisa Emily Clark, of 125, Sturton St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 D. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CLARK Walter James
[Listed as W J CLARKE on CWGC] Private 21444, "W" Company, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 16th November 1916. Aged 18. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarke, Pampisford. Buried in BERTRANCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row K. Grave 72. See also Cambridge St Pauls
CLARK, MM Reginald
Lance Corporal 84450 [SDGW] or 884459 [CWGC], 203rd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 7th June 1918. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Walter and Sarah Clark, of Ross Street, Cambridge. A joiner's apprentice; volunteered June, 1915. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in VARENNES MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot III. Row F. Grave 12. See also Romsey Methodist Church
CLARKE C
No further information currently available
CLARKE Harry Alma
Sapper 185900, 7th Feild Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 23 September 1918. Aged 33. Born St Luke's, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Ada Clarke, of 20, Adam and Eve Row, Cambridge. Buried in GLAGEON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot II. Row J. Grave 5.
CLAYDON Arthur W
probably Arthur CLAYDEN, Private 21322, 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 20 November 1915. Aged 21. Born Cambridge, enlisted York. Son of Mrs. C. Clayden, of The Chest, Steeple Bumpstead, Essex. Formerly 9832, West Yorkshire Regiment. Buried in VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURES NO.1 AND NO.2, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row B. Grave 7.
CLAYDON James Lemarque
Gunner RMA/11040, (RMR/B/1105). H.M.S. "Hogue", Royal Marine Artillery. Killed in action, vessel torpedoed by U-9 in the North Sea 22 September 1914. In the 1901 census he was aged 14, living with his mkother Emily Claydon (a widow), a Gardender's Laborer, born Cambridge and resident 6, Histon Road, Ainger Place, Chesterton. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire, United Kingdom. Panel 5. See also Cambridge St Lukes

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918:

CLAYDON, JAMES LEMARQUE, Gunner, R.M.A. (R.F.R., B. 1105), R.M.A. 11040, 4th s. of William Tilbrook Claydon, of Cambridge, by his wife, Emily ; joined the Royal Marine Artillery in Nov.1914 ; purchased his discharge in March, 1911, and joined the Royal Fleet Reserve ; was called up for service on the outbreak of hostilities, and was lost in action in H.M.S. Hogue in the North Sea, 22 Sept. 1914.

CLAYTON Frederick
No further information currently available
CLEAR Bernard Stanley
Private 320448, 15th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 21 October 1918. Aged 27. Born Grantchester, enlisted Cambridge. Son of William and Jane Clear, of 17, Hardwicke St. Cambridge. Previously wounded in Dec, 1917. Also served in Egypt. Formerly 3579, Suffolk Yeomanry. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, living with his mother, Jane (a widow) and his brother Vernon (see below), a Shop Assistant Draper, born Newnham Croft, Cambridge, resident 4 Hardwick Street, Newnham Croft, Cambridge. Buried in ARRAS ROAD CEMETERY, ROCLINCOURT Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row O. Grave 6. See also Cambridge St Mark's
CLEAR Vernon Raymond
Private G/18053, 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment.). Killed in action 30th September 1916. Aged 21. Enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Jane Clear, of 17, Hardwick St, Newnham Croft, Cambridge, and the late William Clear. Formerly 3433, Suffolk Yeomanry. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, living with his mother, Jane (a widow) and his brother Bernard (see above), a Shop Assistant Iron Monger, born Newnham Croft, Cambridge, resident 4 Hardwick Street, Newnham Croft, Cambridge. Buried in MILL ROAD CEMETERY, THIEPVAL Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 8. See also Cambridge St Mark's
CLEMENTS Albert Christopher
Corporal 42120 [SDGW] or 42129 [CWGC], 165th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 23 September 1917. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of George and Cecilia Clements, of 6, Occupation Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 1720, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 154 to 159 and 163A. See also Cambridge Holy Trinity
CLIFTON Albert
Rifleman 85363, 1st/6th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment) who was killed in action on Tuesday, 9th April 1918. Aged 23. Born Wilbraham, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of William and Emma Clifton, of 45, Victoria Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 481216, Royal Army Medical Corps. No known grave. In the 1911 census he is the son of William and Emma Clifton, aged 14, an Errand Boy, born Wilbraham, resident 45 Victoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Commemorated on the LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 27 to 30. See also Cambridge St Lukes
COATES Basil Mongomery
Second Lieutenant, 10th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action 7 September 1915. In the 1901 census he is aged 7, son of William m and Susan Coates, born Cambridge, resident Upper Sheringham, Sheringham, Norfolk. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 10. See also Cambridge St Mark's and Perse School

Extract from de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Volume 1, Part 2, Page 72:

COATES, BASIL MONTGOMERY, 2nd Lieut., 10th (Service) Battn. The Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own), only s. of the late W. Montgomery Coates, Graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, and Fellow Bursar and Assistant Tutur of Queens’ College, Cambridge; b. Cambridge, 10 Sept. 1893; educ. Perse School, Cambridge; Oundle School, and Queens’ College Cambridge (where he was in the athletic team that won the International Cup); volunteered shortly after the outbreak of war, and was gazetted 2nd Lieut. to the 10th Rifle Brigade 22 Sept. 1914: served with the Expeditionary Force in France and was killed in action while on patrol duty 7 Sept. 1915. Lieut.-Col. S. J. Loftus. Commanding 10th Battalion, wrote to Mrs. Montgomery Coates: “ Your son was killed yesterday (7 Sept.) while on patrol duty, and unfortunately we were unable to recover his body, which the Germans have taken into their lines, and which they will no doubt give an honourable burial. He was out patrolling with a Corpl. Fenton, crawling about in the crops, was seen by the enemy, fired on and killed, and the corporal crawled home about 300 yards with three bullet wounds. . . . A young officer called Everard went out with a man, and at very great personal risk got up to your son, but was fired at so persistently that he was unable to do anything towards moving him. As soon as it was dark another party, under Lieut. Sanstone, went out to the place to try to bring the poor boy in, but only found tracks through the corn, showing the way the enemy had taken him into their lines.” Lieut. C. Warren also wrote: “Coates was one of the bravest men I’ve known. . . . He had become very keen about day patrolling, which is risky work, and had done several good patrols. One day be was very keen to go out, and although Capt. Lascelles was very unwilling to let him go, he got his permission and started with one other man. The next that was heard were cries for help coming from outside the trenches; his platoon sergeant, who was devoted to him, an old man of 53, dashed out as he was, in a white guernsey, which, of course, was a most conspicuous thing in the bright light, and he found Corpl. Fenton struggling through our wire. The corporal was wounded in five places, but had managed to get back to got assistance, as Coates had been hit. He described the place, and Everard, one of his best friends, started off with two men to find him; this was a most heroic deed, as he was only 80 yards from the German wire and the Germans were firing machine guns over the place. Our Machine Gun Officer managed with great skill to silence these guns, and Everard got to the spot, but found poor Coates dead. It was a terrible shock to us all, as we were all immensely fond of him. He was so good-natured and had such charming manners, and was always cheerful and considerate.” Unm.

See also Perse School

COBBOLD Charles Albert
Private 25416, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died in United Kingdom 6th October 1917. Aged 19. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Cobbold, of 2, North St., Histon Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 3564, Cambridgeshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was the son of Charles and Anne Cobbold, aged 15, a college servant, born Chesterton, resident 2 North Place, Back of North Terrace, Histon Road, Chesterton Cambridge. Buried in the right half at the back of CAMBRIDGE (SS. GILES AND PETER) CHURCH CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. See also Cambridge St Giles Churchyard and Cambridge St Lukes
COCKERTON Hugh Aubrey
Private 2991, 1/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 2nd October 1916. Aged 17. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late John and Florence Holly Cockerton. Buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1, Plot IV. Row F. Grave 15. See also Cambridge St Mary the Less and Cambridge St Paul's
COCKERTON John Richard William
Private 3/6628, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th November 1914. Born upper Norwood, Surrey, enlisted and resident Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10 and 11. See also Cambridge St Paul's
COE Charles
No further information currently available. See also Cambridge St Lukes
COE Charles Alfred
Private 31955 [CWGC] or 31995 [SDGW], 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 12th September 1917. Aged 36. Born Barton, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Cambridge. Son of George and Mary Coe, of Catharine Street, Cambridge; husband of Mary Dorothy Coe, of 79, Thoday St., Cambridge. Buried in TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 9. See also Romsey Methodist Church
COE George Albert
Rifleman 372901, No. 4 Company, 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 7 October 1916. Aged 26. Born Fortow, Gosport, Hampshire, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Alfred and Alice Adelaide Coe, of Cambridge; husband of Nellie Coe, of 32, Newmarket Rd., Cambridge. Buried in WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 2.
COE George Herbert
Private 40138, "A" Company, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 18 October 1916. Aged 22. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Coe, of 37, Cockburn St., Mill Rd., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.
COE William Ewart
Private 51167, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 14 April 1918. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Buried in DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION NO.1, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row C. Grave 35.
COE William H
No further information currently available
COLE James Arthur
Private 31411, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 28 April 1918. Aged 32. Born Girton, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of J. A. Cole, of 44, Richmond Rd., Cambridge. Native of Girton, Cambs. Buried in LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IX. Row D. Grave 8. See also Girton
COLLINS Arthur Thomas
Private G/61630, 24th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 29 April 1917. Born Trumpington, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 10299, East Kent Regiment. IN 1911 he was aged 27, born Trumpington, a Baker, married to Emma with one daughter, resident 32 Sedgwick Street, Romsey Town, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
COLLINS George William
Lance Corporal 34941, 9th Battalion, Loyal Noth Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 10 April 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 4538, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in CROIX-DU-BAC BRITISH CEMETERY, STEENWERCK. Nord, France. Grave lost. Special Memorial. H. 6. See also Cambridge Post Office and Cambridge St Matthew's
COLLINS W J
No further information currently available
COLLINS William Thomas
Rifleman A/200567, 12th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 16th August 1917. Aged 37. Born Old Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. James Collins; husband of Mabel Collins, 34, Union Road, Cambridge. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Panels 115/119 and 162A/163A. See also Cambridge St Paul's
COOK Ernest James
Private 2148, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds Friday 19 May 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. PLot V. Row C. Grave 95. See also Cambridge Gas Company
COOK John
No further information currently available
COOK [John] Jonah
Sapper WR/262108, 18th Light Railway Company, Royal Engineers. Died 9 April 1919. Aged 39. Son of John and Louisa Cook, of Cambridge. Buried in ST. PIERRE CEMETERY, AMIENS, Somme, France. Plot XV. Row B. Grave 6. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
COOKE Christopher Arthur Gresham
Midshipman, HMS Vanguard, Royal Navy. Killed in action 9 July 1917. Aged 18. Son of Arthur Cooke, F.R.C.S., and Lucy Vivien Cooke, of Grove Lodge, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent, United Kingdom. Panle 20.

Extract from de Ruvigny' s Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Volume 2, Part 4, Page 35

COOKE, Christopher Arthur Gresham - Midshipman, Royal Navy

Eldest son of Lieut-Col Arthur Cook, of Grove Lodge, Cambridge, R.A.M.C.(T.F) by his wife, Lucy Vivien, dau. of John Collyer; Born Cambridge, 16th June,1899; educated St.Peters Court, Broadstairs, and the Royal Naval College at Osborne and Dartmouth; joined the Navy in May 1912; served in H.M.S. Aboukir, which was torpedoed 22nd Sept, 1914; later he served in H.M.S.Vanguard; took part in the Jutland Battle and was killed in action 9th July,1917, by an explosion. His Commanding Officer wrote: "He was such an exceptionally brilliant young officer, and I know Capt. Dick had a vert high opinion of him; so much so that he specially selected him for his personal staff in action." Unm

See also Cambridge Holy Sepulchre and Cambridge St Mary the Great
COOKE John Ernest
Sapper 160212, 2nd Special Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 22 May 1917. Aged 32. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Chelsea, Middlesex. Son of Harry Penrose Cooke, of Cambridge; husband of Sarah Cooke, of 97, Bute Rd., Abbey Estate, Cambridge. Buried in LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 5.
COOLEY George
No further information currently available. See also Cambridge St Lukes
COOLEY William James
Private CH/7606, H.M.S. "Cressy", Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed in action in the North Sea 22 September 1914. Born 2 November 1875 in St. Matthew, Cambridge. Husband of Alice Cooley, of 18 Berridge Road, Sheerness. In 1911 he was aged 31. born Cambridge, a General Labourer, married to Alice with two sons and a daughter, resident 53 Russell Street, Mile Town, Sheerness, Kent. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 7. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
COOPER Hubert
Second Lieutenant, 16th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Died of wounds 30 March 1918. Aged 23. Son of Martha Ellen and the late William Walter Cooper, of Cambridge. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 28.
COOPER Joseph
No further information currently available
COOPER Maurice Stanley Charles
Second Lieutenant, 9th Battalion attached 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th August 1916. Age 19. Son of Jonathan and Emma Emily Cooper, of 8, Market St., Cambridge. Buried in MILLENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Row A Grave 30. See also Cambridge All Saints and Perse School
COOTE Frederick
Private 16413, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Monday 26th February 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Cambridge St Benets
COOTE William A
No further information currently available
COOTE William George
Private 326061, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 29 July 1917. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 2994, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 17. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CORN Albert Sidney
Private G/8306, 11th Battalion, Duke of Cmbridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 25 April 1915. Aged 25. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Charles and Rebecca Corn, of 38, Frenches Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is aged 20, son of Rebejah Corn (a widow), an garicultural farm labourer, born Chesterton and resident with his family at 38 French's Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France. Plot C. Row 3. Grave 8. See also Cambridge St Lukes
CORNELL John W
No further information currently available
CORNELL Robert Arthur
Private 14728, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 18 January 1916. Aged 28. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Mary Fanny Cornell, of New Chesterton, Cambridge. In 1911 he was a boarder, aged 23, Fish Monger, born Cambridge and residing at 79 Argyle Street, Cambridge. Buried in ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 15. See also Cambridge St Lukes
CORNWELL Herbert Edwin Webb
lance Corporal 16412, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 25. Born Horningsea, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Webb Cornwell, of Virginia Cottage, Wellington St., Cambridge; husband of Ivy May Cornwell, of 24, Essex St., Colchester, late of 34, Herbert St., Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 1.
CORNWELL Walter David
Lance Serjeant 13899, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 20 July 1916. Aged 32. Son of Ann Cornwell, of The Grove, Isleham, Ely, Cambs., and the late William Cornwell; husband of Mercy M. Cornwell, of 21, Manchester St., Cambridge. Born Isleham, enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.
COTTAM, MC Horace Charles Bowman
Captain, 7th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 30 September 1918. Aged 27. Son of Horace James and Mary Bowman Cottam, of Harlesden, London; husband of Elsie Florence Cottam, of 27, Bateman St., Cambridge. Educated at Harrow and Caius College, Cambridge. B.A., Cambridge. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in LOWRIE CEMETERY, HAVRINCOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 15.
COTTERELL P C
possibly Percy Eglin COTTERELL, 54th (1st/1st East Anglian) Casualty Clearing Station, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died at sea 13 August 1915. Aged 33. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Thomas and Matilda Cottrell, of Birmingham. Noknown grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 199 and 200 or 236 to 239 and 328.
COULSON Arthur William
Private 3447, 1st Battalion, Cambridgshire Regiment. Killed in action 13 November 1916. Aged 18. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of William and Lois Coulson, of 10, Godesdone Rd., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 16 B.
COULSON James
Gunner 237273, 57th Battery, 54th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 27 May 1918. Enlisted Cambridge, resident Chesterton. In 1911 he was aged 12, son of Elizabeth Coulson (a widow), at school, born Cambridge, resident 1 Greens Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France. See also Cambridge St Lukes
COUSINS Maurice V
No further information currently available
COUSINS Percy
Lance Corporal 24185, 15th (Suffolk Yeomanry) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds in Egypt 12 December 1917. Aged 25. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of George William and Lizzie Cousins, of 13, Saxon Rd., Cambridge. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section J. Grave 6.
COVILL Edward
Private 7723, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 5 May 1915. Aged 33. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of James Covill, of Cambridge; husband of Mrs. M. J. Smith (formerly Covill), of 27, Bradmore St., East Rd., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 20. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
COWARD Clarence Robert Burrell
Private 47887, 2/7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 12 April 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of William John and Mary Coward, of "St. Mary's," 46, Maids Causeway, Cambridge. Buried in PREMONT BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 20.
COWELL William George
Gunner 156664, 53td Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 24 September 1918. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Harry and Martha Cowell, of 39, Argyle St., Cambridge. Buried in HAGLE DUMP CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row C. Grave 8.
COWLEY Eric William
Rifleman 535012, 15th Battalion, London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles) attached to 12th Battalion, London Regiment (The Rangers) who died of wounds on Saturday, 10th August 1918. Aged 21. Born Plumstead, enlisted King's Lynn. Son of William Henry and Lucy Frances Cowley, of 37, Cam Rd., Chesterton, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was the son of William henry and Lucy Francis Cowley, aged 14, at school, born Plumstead, Woolwich, resident with family at 4 Cam Road, Chesterton Cambridge. Buried in PERNOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HALLOY-LES-PERNOIS, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 6. See also Cambridge St Giles and Chesterton
COWLING Alexander
Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 26th April 1918. Aged 32. Son of William and Mary Cowling, of 9, St. Luke's St., Cambridge; husband of Bertha Amy Cowling, of 51, Hertford St., Chesterton Rd., Cambridge. Employed Ortona Motor Coy Ltd. In the 1911 census he was aged 24, son of William henry and Mary Cowling, a Clerk, born Chesterton and resident 9 Catherine Street, Chesterton, Cambridge. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148. See also Cambridge St Lukes
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 County High School, Cambridge St Paul's, Cambridge Emmanuel United Reformed Church and Sawston
COX Bernard Cyril
Private 202304, 17th Battalion,. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 4 November 1918. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Herbert Tunstall Cox, and Lilla Cox, of 17, Warkworth St., Cambridge. Formerly 26319, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in ENGLEFONTAINE BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 42. See also Cambridge Holy Trinity
COX Harry
No further information currently available
CRACKNELL Eric James
Private 20140, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 21 September 1917. Aged 22. Born 27 September 1895 in Chesterton, Cambs, enlisted Cambridge Son of Mrs. Elizabeth C. Cracknell, of 6, Dorie St., Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his mother, Elizabeth, at 37, Newnham, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Cambridge, a College Servant, a baorder at 3 Church Rate Walk Newnham Cambridge. Buried in ST. PATRICK'S CEMETERY, LOOS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 2. See also Cambridge St Paul's and Cambridge University Press & College Servants
CRANE Frank Miller
Private 3/7828, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 10 March 1915. Aged 28. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Hitchen. Son of Robert Crane, of 13, Trinity Place, Cambridge; husband of Sarah Crane, of 23, Adam and Eve Row, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10 and 11. See also Cambridge Holy Trinity
CRISP Stanley S
No further information currently available
CRISSALL Criss
No further information currently available
CROSS G H
possibly Henry CROSS, Rifleman 41358, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in action 2 October 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge, resident Sandy, Bedfordshire. Formerly 26859, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in HARLEBEKE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave 12.
CROUCH Walter Leslie John
Private 132119, 50th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 18 October 1918. Aged 19. Born St Matthew's, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Clara L. Crouch, of 22, Ainsworth St., Cambridge, and the late Charles Crouch. Buried in HIGHLAND CEMETERY, LE CATEAU, Nord, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 16. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
CULLEN James Robert
[CULLIN on CWGC and SDGW] Corporal 22/1118, 22nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 23 October 1916. Aged 25. Born Fulham, London, enlisted Seaham Harbour, resident Newcastle-on-Tyne. Son of Isaac James and Frances Mary Cullin, of 72, Cherryhinton Rd., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C.
CULLINGFORD Charles Percy
Rifleman 533114, 15th (County of London) Battalion (Civil Service Rifles), London Regiment. Died of wounds 15th April 1917. Aged 33. Born Hulton St Mary, Suffolk, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr & Mrs L Cullingford, Sloe House Lodge, Halstead, Essex. Employed Robert Sayle & Co. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinghe, Belgium. Plot XII. Row A. Grave 1A. See also Cambridge St Andrew the Great
CULLUP Albert Sidney
Corporal 202176, 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 20 November 1917. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3557, Suffolk Yeomanry. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XLVIII. Row B. Grave 14. See also Chesterton
CULLUP Thomas aka Tom
Private 126254, 21st Battalion, Machine Gun Corp, Killed in action 27 May 1918. Aged 19. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Charles and Mabel Cullup, of Abbotsley, St. Neots, Hunts. Formerly 21866, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL Aisne, France. See also Cambridge St Lukes
CULPIN Richard Benjamin
Private G/14939, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds in United KIngdom 16 December 1918. Aged 20. Enlisted Cambridge.Son of John and Elizabeth Culpin, of 17, Malta Rd., Mill Rd., Cambridge. Buried in CAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot/Row/Section X. Grave 5.
CUNNINGHAM James Michael
Captain, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28th March 1918. Age 39. Son of William Cunningham, D.D., and Adele Rebecca Cunningham; husband of Bertha M. Cunningham, of 2, St. Paul's Rd., Cambridge. Buried in GEZAINCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II Row G Grave 16. See also Perse School, Cambridge St Paul's and Cambridge St Mary the Great
CURTIS Edgar Percy
Private 16878, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 27 September 1915. Aged 21. Born Dipton, Northumberland, enlisted Peterborough, Northamptonshire. Son of G. J. and Sophia Curtis, of 142, Thoday St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 91 to 93.
CURTIS George James
Private 17244, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 13 November 1916. Aged 30. Born Hilton, Durham, enlisted Cambridge. Son of George James and Sophia Curtis, of 142, Thoday St., Cambridge; husband of Gertrude Elizabeth Curtis, of 144, Thoday St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.
CURZON
Arthur William Harry
Private 325644, 1st/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 8 July 1917. Aged 34. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. A. G. Curzon, of 10, Willow Walk, Cambridge. Formerly 2315, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in BRANDHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. PLot I. Row L. Grave 60. See also Cambridge Holy Trinity
CURZON
Frederick Barton
Rifleman R/33163, 18th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Died in United Kingdom 12 February 1917. Aged 33. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted London. Son of Arthur George and Sarah Elizabeth Curzon, of 10, Willow Walk, Cambridge, Trinity Parish. Buried in CAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Plot/Row/Section IX. Grave 21. See also Cambridge Holy Trinity
CUTTER

Alfred George

Private 31425 2nd Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 10th May 1917. Born Whittlesford, enlisted Manchester. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Grantchester

From a roll compiled by Caroline Burkitt that can be found in Cambridge Library, reference section:

Alfred Cutter was born in Whittlesford. His father had married a girl from the village and, at first, had an agricultural job, but later joined his parents in law, working at the paper mill in Sawston. Alfred attended school in Whittlesford and, after leaving, went to work as a gardener to Mr.Gordon in station road. On 29th July, 1905 , he married Emily Carter of Duxford in the Whittlesford Congregational Chapel, where he was a sunday school teacher. They begun married life in Duxford and their son was born there in 1906. Then followed a move to Sawston where their daughter was born in 1910. Soon afterwards Mr. Gordon recommended Alfred for the post of gardener to Captain Inglis at Balls grove, and the family moved into Balls grove cottage, Grantchester. Captain Inglis was University lecturer in Mechanical Engineering and lecturer in Mechanical Science at Kings college. He was the inventor of the Inglis bridge which was the armys main pre-fabricated bridge until the advent of the Bailey Bridge in the 1940s. He owned the first motor car in Grantchester. Agricultural Labourers were not called up in the early days of the war, and it was not until 1916 that Alfred Cutter was required to enlist. He joined the 2nd Battalion , Suffolk Regiment and was soon sent to France were he was caught up in the Battle of Arras which begun on the 9th April 1917. Alfred was killed on the 10th May, in the early days of the battle which was to continue, with enormous loss of life , for nearly a year all told, as a series of indecisive engagements. His name is on bay 4 of the Arras memorial to the missing which commemorates 35,928 men who have no known grave.

CUTTING Ernest
Private T4/197683, 1008th Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps, Died in Egypt 8 October 1918. Born Chelmsford, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Mrs. M. A. Cutting, of 67, Alpha Rd., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is aged 28, son of Mary Ann Cutting (a widow), a Costumier's Assistant, born Chelmsford, resident 67 Alpha Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY Egypt. Section C. Grave 95. See also Cambridge St Lukes

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