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CAMBRIDGE GUILDHALL WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1 - SURNAMES - N

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
NAYLOR Leslie John
Private 3032, 1st/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th May 1915. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Brother of Mr. G. W. Naylor, of 102, Russell St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 50 and 52. See also Cambridge St Paul's
NEAL William
No further information currently available
NEGUS Ebenezer Battison
Staff Sergeant 4666, 94th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 26 October 1914. Born Fen Ditton, enisted London. He past his Royal Society of Arts Army Shorthand Examinations while stationed in Lahore 12 February 1914, 80 words per minute. Baptsied 3 August 1879 at fen Ditton son of Jane. Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas De Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row J. Grave 11. See also Fen Ditton
NEGUS James
No further information currently available. See also Cambridge St Lukes
NEGUS Walter Joseph
Private G/18071, 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment.), Died of wounds 13 October 1917. Aged 27. Born Cambridge, enlisted Ely. Son of Luke and Mary Elizabeth Negus, of 8, Corona Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 3486, Suffolk Yeomanry. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, son of Luke and Mary Elizabeth Negus, a labourer, born Heydon, resident with his parents at 2 Corona Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 23. See also Cambridge St Lukes
NEVE Harold
Second Lieutenant, "D" Company, 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment (SDGW states 1st Battalion attached 7th Battalion). Killed in action 27 May 1918. Aged 29. Son of Arthur and Emma Annie Neve, of 72, De Freville Avenue, Cambridge. Mentioned in Despatches (MiD). His birth was registered in the July to September Quarter 1888 in Chesterton registration District In the 1891 census he was aged 2, son of Arthur and Emaa A Neve, born Chesterton, resident Hertford Street, Chesterton, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 12, living with his brother-in-law (uncle), born Cambridge, resident 73 Effra Road, Wimbledon, W.D. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, son of Arthur and Emma Neve, a Scientific Instruments Maker, born Chesterton, resident 72 De Freville Avenue, Chesterton, Cambridge. Formerly Lance Corporal 7631, 19th Hussars. Went to France 17 August 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France. See also Cambridge County High School and Chesterton
NEWELL John Charles
Serjeant 5572, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12 October 1916, Born and enlisted Cambridge. IN the 1911 census he is aged 29, married to Edith Ellen, Town Postman, born Cambridge, St Andrews, resident 36 Springfield Road, New Chesterton. According to British Postal Service Appointment Books, 1737-1969 in 1908 he was appointed an Assistant Postman in Cambridge and gain in 1909. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Cambridge Holy Trinity and Cambridge Post Office
NEWLING Sidney Charles
Lance Corporal, 17264, 6th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry who was killed in action on Saturday, 8th July 1916. Aged 21. Born Newton, enlisted Bedford, resident Cambridge. Son of Serjt. and Sarah Newling, of Newton, Cambs. Buried in Vlamertinge Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 10. See also Newton, Cambridge
NEWMAN A J C
No further information currently available
NEWMAN Alfred Ernest
Private 6095, 15th (The King's) Hussars. Killed in action 30 March 1917. Aged 27. Born St. Matthews, Cambridge, resident Cambridge, enlisted Bedford. Son of Mrs. Emily Newman, of 8, Leaders Row, Cambridge; husband of Mabel Maria Newman, of 22, Selwyn Rd., Barton Rd., Cambridge. In the 1891 census he is aged 1, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, Thomas J and Emily, in Blossom Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he is aged 11, resident with widowed mother, Emily, at 6, Blossom Street, Cambridge. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row M. Grave 1. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
NEWMAN Edward J
No further information currently available
NEWMAN F S
No further information currently available
NEWMAN G E
No further information currently available
NEWMAN George Henry
Corporal 371002, 2nd/ 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 20 September 1917. Aged 24. In the 1911 census he was the son of John and Fances Newman, aged 17, a postman, born Cambridge, resident 14 Mawson Road, Cambridge. According to the British Postal Service Appointment Books, 1737-1969 he was appointed as Assistant Postman in Cambridge in 1910 and then in 1913 as Postman in Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 54. See also Cambridge Post Office
NEWMAN Harold Walter
Sergeant 325797, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 29 April 1918. Born Melbourn, Cambs., enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. B. M. E. Newman, of 51, Montague Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 2561, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in ARNEKE BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 12. See also Chesterton
NEWMAN Jesse
Private 9280, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 20th July 1916. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Alfred John and Maria Newman, of 12, Honey Hill, Northampton St., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is the son of Alfred and Maria Newman, unmarried, aged 30, General Light Porter, born Cambridge and resident 12 Honey Hill, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Cambridge St Giles
NEWMAN Richard A
No further information currently available
NEWMAN William John
Private 22843, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 April 1917. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Newman, of 30, Ainsworth St., Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Henry and Amelia, at 32, Ainsworth Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, a Bricklayer of Buildings, born Cambridge. resident with his parents, Henry and Amelia, at 30, Ainsworth Street, Cambridge. Buried in BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row G. Grave 33. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
NEWTON Wilfred
[Also spelt Wilfrid] Captain, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment.), Brigade Major 165th Infantry Brigade. Died of wounds 28th September 1916. Aged 27. Only son of A W and Julia L Newton; husband of Dorothy H Newton, of Cambridge. Mentioned in Desptaches (MiD). Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 54. See also Cambridge St Giles
NICE George Henry B
Sapper 203937, 45th Field Company, Royal Engineers died Monday, 21st July 1919. Aged 34. Husband of Selina Nice, of 10, Paget Rd., Great Yarmouth. In the 1911 census he is a boarder, aged 25, a Builder Joiner, born Frenze, Norfolk, resident 42 Station Road, Cambridge. His birth was registered in the Depwade Registration District, Norfolk in the July to September Quarter 1885. Buried in MILL ROAD CEMETERY, Cambridge. Section I. Grave 24. See also Cambridge St John's
NICKSON A J
No further information currently available
NIGHTINGALE Albert John
Serjeant 203168, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 17 September 1918. Aged 25. Born at Coton, Cambridge, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Baptised at Coton 8 January 1893. Son of W. G. and Isabella Nightingale, of 27, Newnham, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born Coton, resident with his parents George and Isabella, in Main Street, Coton, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire. Formerly 326042, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in TREFCON BRITISH CEMETERY, CAULAINCOURT, Aisne, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 43. See also Cambridge University Press & College Servants
NIGHTINGALE Charles Arthur
Private 326470, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment, killed in action on 13th or Tuesday, 31st July 1917. Aged 27. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Arthur and Jessie Nightingale, of 28, George St., Cambridge; husband of Florence Nightingale, of 35, Pretoria Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 3819, Cambridgeshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, son of Arthur and Jessie Nightingale, Museum Assistant, born Mill Road, cambridge, resident with his parents at 28 George Street, Chesterton, Cambridge. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 50 and 52. See also Cambridge St Lukes
NIGHTINGALE Harry
No further information currently available
NIGHTINGALE Victor [Reginald]
Private 43323, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday, 15th August 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Trumpington, Cambridge, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3/8908, Suffolk Regiment. Employed W Eaden Lilley & Co Ltd. In the 1911 census he is a nephew, aged 17, a stable boy, born Chesterton, resident 31 Cowper Road, Cherryhinton Road, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, IEPER, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33. See also Cambridge St John's
NOBLE Samuel Albert Brooks
[Samuel Arthur on 1911 census] Private G/22187, 7th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 28th September 1916. Aged 25. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. E. A. Noble; husband of Hilda Emily Noble, of 22, Marshall Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 26932, Middlesex Regiment. In the 1911 census he is the son of Samuel and Elizabeth Ann Noble, aged 19, a Horius Porter, born St Andrew the less, resident Babraham Dairy, Hills Road, Cambridge. He was baptised Samuel Albert Brookson 18 October 1891 at Cambridge, St Andrew the Less, son of Samuel (a adiaryman) and Elizabeth Ann Noble, of 50 Broad Street, born 20 September 1891. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D and 6 D. See also Cambridge St John's, Cambridge St Paul's and Cambridge St Mary the Less
NORDEN Charles John
Private 3097, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 23rd September 1916. Enlisted Cambridge. Buried in DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No. 1, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row F. Grave 12. See also Cambridge St Paul's
NORDEN Frederick J
No further information currently available
NORFIELD Arthur
Private 472367, 46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment). Died 27 September 1918. Aged 22. Son of John and Ann M. Norfield, of Watrous; husband of Constance B. Norfield, of Watrous, Saskatchewan. Native of Cambridge, England. Born 2 February 1897 in Cambridge, son of John Norfield. Operator by trade. Married. Resident Watrouse, Saskatoon, Canada. Enlisted and passed fit 23 August 1915 at Saskatoon, Canada, aged 18 years 6 months, height 5 feet 6½ inches, girth 35 inches, complexion fair, eyes brown, hair dark brown; religious denomination Church of England. Awarded the MIlitary Medal (M.M.). Buried in TRIANGLE CEMETERY, INCHY-EN-ARTOIS, Pas de Calais, France. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7361 - 39. See also Chesterton
NORFIELD George
Private 1250011, 9th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery. Died 1 January 1919. Aged 28. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Norfield, of 3rd Avenue East, Watrous, Saskatchewan, Canada. Born at Old Chesterton, Cambridge, England. Born 2 January 1893 in Cambridge, son of Maria Norfield. Printer by trade. Unmarried. Resident Watrouse, Saskatoon, Canada. Enlisted and passed fit 6 June 1915 at Winnipeg, Canada, aged 23 years 5 months, height 5 feet 5½ inches, girth 36 inches, complexion medium, eyes blue, hair medium; religious denomination Church of England. Buried in NEWPORT (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Essex, United Kingdom. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7361 - 40. See also Chesterton and Cambridge St Matthew's
NORMAN Bertie aka Bert
Corporal A/200644, 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 30th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 27. Born Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Ethel Maud Norman, of 72, Sturton St., Cambridge. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 9. See also Cambridge Gas Company also Cambridge St Lukes
NORTHFIELD Frank E
Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery, Grave I.D.22. Private, 325169, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of heart disease on 17-11-18, aged 23. Formerly 1419, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Enlisted Cambridge in 1912, volunteered for overseas service and went to Western Front 14-02-15. Employed in the Foundry at the Cambridge University Press. Son of George and Angeline Northfield, 348, Mill Road, Cambridge. See also Cambridge University Press
NORTHFIELD Frederick
Lance Corporal 9455, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 21 October 1915. Aged 27. Born St Phillips, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Northfield, of 32, Bradmore St., East Rd., Cambridge. In the 1901 census he is aged 12, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Charles and Elling, at 130, Mill Road, Cambridge Buried in WOBURN ABBEY CEMETERY, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 2. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
NORTHFIELD James William
Hamel Military Cemetery, Grave II.B.06. Private, 1362, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 23-09-16, aged 22. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Employed as a Monotype Operator by the Cambridge University Press. Son of George and Angeline Northfield, 348, Mill Road, Cambridge. See also Cambridge University Press
NORTHROP Sidney S
No further information currently available
NUNN Bertram Cecil
Private, 1412, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment, died of wounds on Thursday, 18th May 1916. Aged 20. Born Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Son of William and Mary Nunn, of 44, Herbert St., Chesterton, Cambridge. Employed Cambridge & District Co-operative Society Ltd. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, son of William and Mary Nunn, a Tailor's Apprentice, born Chesterton and resident with his parents at 44 Herbert Street, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row C. Grave 85. See also Cambridge St Lukes
NUNN Cecil H
No further information currently available
NUNN Maynard F
No further information currently available
NUNN Percy Oswald
[Listed as O Percy NUNN on Cambridge County High School] Oswald Percy Nunn's birth was registered in the April to June Quarter 1897 in Linton Registration District. See also Cambridge County High School
NURSE William
Private 30259, 8th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action 31 July 1917. Enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Cambridge. Formerly 20926, Suffolk Regiment. In the 1901 censu he is aged 2, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, James anf Elizabeth Nurde, at 53, Staffordshire Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, at school, born Cambridge, resident with his widowed father, James, at 17, Staffordshire Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
NUTCOMBE Thomas Arthur
Second Lieutenant, 101st Squadron, Royal Air Force and East Lancashire Regiment. Killed 2 August 1918. Aged 20. Son of Thomas and Mary Nutcombe, of Cambridge. Buried in CROUY BRITISH CEMETERY, CROUY-SUR-SOMME Somme, France. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 6. See also Cambridge St Lukes

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