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CAMBRIDGE GUILDHALL WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1 - SURNAMES - S

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
SADLER William H
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SAINT William Douglas
Private 13798, 5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment), C.E.F. Died of illness 2 January 1915. Born 5 July 1891 in Cambridge. Next of kin William Saint, of Tenison Road, Cambridge. Charted Accountant by trade. Previousy spent 4 years in the Officer's Training Corps (OTC). Passed fit on 31 August 1914, enlisted 17th September 1914 at Valcartier, Canada, accepted 20 September 1914. Age at enlisted 23 years 2 months, height 5 feet 10 inches, girth 36½ inches, complexion fair, eyes grey, ahir black 5 vaccination marks on left arm, appendicetory scar in right groin. Religion Church of England. Buried in MILL ROAD CEMETERY, CAMBRIDGE, Cambridgeshire. Section XXXVIII Grave 22. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8613 - 10

See also Perse School

SAINT, DSO Edward Twelvetree
Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding 1/1st Battalion (Territorial Force), Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 29 August 1918. Age 33. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Saint, of Cambridge; husband of Ida Elsie Saint, of 6, St. Barnabas Rd., Cambridge. Awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.). Three times mention in desptaches. Buried in DAOURS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot VII Row A Grave 43. [Photograph from the London Illustrated News]

See also Perse School

SAMPSON Percival Ralph
Rifleman A/200596, 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died Friday, 30th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 34. Born Saustin (sic- Sawston), enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Annie Alice Sampson, of 262, Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge. Formerly 6197, Cambridgeshire Regiment. In the 1891 census he is listed as the sdon of Charles and Alice Sampson, born Fordham (his brother Arthur was born Sawston), aged 7, at school, resident High Street, Long Stanton All Saints. Buried in SAVY BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row Q. Grave 3. See also Cambridge St John's
SANDERSON Frank Edward
Private 320321, 12th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 6 September 1918. Aged 30. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Richard and Clara Sanderson, of Cambridge; husband of Winifred E. McConnell (formerly Sanderson), of 8, Broomfield Gardens, Stranraer. In the 1911 census he was aged 23, son of Richard and Clara Sanderson, a Stationer's Assistant, born new Chesterton, resident with his parents at 25 Alpha Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in WULVERGHEM-LINDENHOEK ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 5. See also Cambridge St Luke's and Cambridge St Matthew's
SANDERSON Marcus Ernest
Private 1834, 1st Eastern General Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died out of service April 1919. Enlisted 2 June 1915, discharged through sickness (phthisis - probably from working in the X-ray room his pension papers state) 13 November 1916. Brother of Frank Sanderson (above). He attested at Cambridge 2 June 1915 at which time he was living at 25 Alpha Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. He enlisted aged 17, heoght 5 feet 10½ inches, girth 36½ inches, In the 1911 census he was aged 12, son of Richard and Clara Sanderson, at school, born new Chesterton, resident with his parents at 25 Alpha Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Death registered in the Chesterton Registration District in the April - June Quarter 1919, aged 20. Buried 25 April 1919, aged 20, in Cambridge, St Luke (Chesterton), Histon Road Cemetery, Cambridge. See also Cambridge St Luke's
SANDFIELD Stephen
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SAUNDERS H
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SAUNDERS Harry S
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SAUNDERSON Frederick
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SAXBY William
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SAYER Charles E
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SCALES A
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SCOTT Harold
Private 23759, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Tuesday, 26th September 1916. Born and enlisted Trumpington. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Trumpington
SCOTT Henry John
Private 34341, 1st Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment (Duke of Edinburgh's). Died Wednesday 4th September 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Burwell, Cambridgeshire, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Husband of Mrs. F. M. Scott, of 41, York St., Cambridge. Formerly 021175, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XVI. Row F. Grave 9. See also Cambridge Gas Company and Cambridge St Matthew's
SCOTT Thomas Walter
Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1916. Aged 20. Born 26 June 1896 in Birmingham. Son of Mary Emily Scott, of 65, Ettisley Avenue, Newnham, Cambridge, and the late Robert Henry Scott. Formerly Serjeant, 26th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment). Farmer by trade. Unmarried. He enllisted in the Canadian Army 5th November 1914, passed fit 13th November 1914, in St John, Canada, aged 18 years 4 months, 5 feet 9 inches, girth 39 inches, complexion dark, eyes brown, hair dark; religion Church of England. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, son of Robert Henry and Mary Emily Scott, born Birmingham, resident with his family at Playmoor Villas, Pinhoe, Devon. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Somme, France. Pier and Face 16 B. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8735 - 54. See also Cambridge St Mark's - see also the Bancroftian Network website
SEAGROTT Albert E
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SEARJEANT Ernest Joseph
[Listed as Joseph Ernest SERGEANT on SDGW/CWGC] Guardsman 15160, 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards, Killed in action Sunday 12 December 1915. Born in St. Ives, Huntingodnshire between 1893-94, enlisted London. Son of Edward Valentine and Susan Searjeant. Edward died in 1922 and is buried in Plot 453 at St. Ives Town Cemetery. Ernest Joseph Searjeant is also commemorated on that plot. The family appear to have moved to Cambridge at the beginning of the 1900’s. Susan died in 1939 and was buried in Cherry Hinton with two of her daughters. No known grave. Commemorated on the LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 5 to 7. See also Cherry Hinton
SEARLE John T
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SEARLE Walter S
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SEASE C
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SEDGWICK Francis Balfour
Captain, No. 54 Training Depot Station, Royal Air Force. Killed in an accident 18 October 1918. Aged 22. Son of Professor Adam Sedgwick and Mrs. L. H. Sedgwick, of 10, Harrington Court, South Kensington, London. Buried in BROOKWOOD CEMETERY, Surrey. Section J Grave 181783. See also Perse School
SEELEY Cyril
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SEWELL Oliver
Private 1853, 1st/1st Battalion Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds Wednesday 22nd November 1916. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was the son of Julia Hannah Sewell (a widow), aged 15, an Errand Boy, born Cambridge and resident with his sister and mother at 25 Bermuda Row, Cambridge. Buried CAMBRIDGE (HISTON ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot 8. Row B. Grave 15. St Luke's Grave reference B24.568. See also Cambridge St Andrew the Great and Cambridge St Luke's
SEXTON Frederick W
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SHARP Charles W
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SHAW Fred William
In the 1911 census Fred William Shaw was the son of Allison Ernest Shaw and Emma Shaw, aged 20, Carpenter and Joiner, born Cambridge and resident with his parents at 27 Clarendon Street, Cambridge. No further Military information currently available possibly Frederick W SHAW, Serjeant 10449, 5th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 24 February 1919. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot XII. Row C. Grave 6. See also Cambridge St Andrew the Great
SHAW George Edward
Flight Cadet 137459, Harrowby Dispersal Centre, Royal Air Force. Died 21 April 1919. Aged 19. Son of Hubert Norman and Edith Kate Shaw, of "Granta", Harvey Goodwin Avenue, Cambridge. Joined up from the Cambridge University O.T.C. Attained the rank of Serjt. Birth registered im yhe July to September Quarter 1899 in the Chesterton Registration District, Cambridgeshire. Born 30 June 1899, baptised 23 July 1899 at Cambridge St Luke's, son of Edith Kate and Herbert Norman Shaw (he was a clerk at St Augustines), of Glen Villa, 78 Richmond Road, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 1, son of Hubert N and Edith K Shaw, born Chesterton, resident 78, Richmond Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is aged 11, son of Hubert Norman and Edit Kate Shaw, born Chesterton, resident 35 Kimberley Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. He attested 22 April 1918, aged 18, trade at the time was Electrical Engineer, born 30 June 1899 in Cambridge, service number 137459, graded Flight Cadet 29 July 1918, joined 23 Wing 21 March 1919. Buried in CAMBRIDGE (HISTON ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot 17. Row A. Grave 15. See also Cambridge County High School
SHAW William
Lieutenant, second in command, "A" Company, 1/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Wounded 16th September 1916 during raid near St Pierre Divion. Prisoner of War, at Cambrai, died of his wounds on Wednesday, 27th September 1916. Aged 23. Son of William and Alice Shaw, of 2, Tanner's Lane, Soham, Cambs. Scholar at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Buried in PORTE-DE-PARIS CEMETERY, CAMBRAI, Nord, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 33. See also Cambridge County High School, Cambridge All Saints, Cambridge St Giles, Cambridge St Mary the Less and Soham
SHEPHERD Samuel
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SHINN Arthur S
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SHINN Ernest C
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SHIPP Albert George
Private 9349, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 24 April 1915. Born and enlisted Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 25, a General Labourer, born Holy Trinity, Cambridge, resident with his parents, Harry Ayres and Ellen Shipp, at 4 Abbey Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 15, a Builder's Labourer, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, Harry and Ellen Shipp, at 4 Abbey Street, Cambridge; brother of William (below). No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
SHIPP William
Private 20111, "D" Company, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1916. Aged 25. Born Cambridge, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Shipp, of 4, Abbey St., Cambridge; husband of Elizabeth M (nee Shaw) Leach (formerly Shipp), of 12, Young St., Cambridge, married 1910; brother of Albert (above). In the 1901 census he is aged 10, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, Harry and Ellen Shipp, at 4 Abbey Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is married to Elizabeth with one duaghter, aged 20. born Cambridge, resident 11 Gas Lane, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
SHRIVE Arthur [Edward]
Private 329333, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Aged 37. Born Cambridge, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Formerly 7939, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Son of the late John and Mrs. Shrive, of 3, Peas Hill, Cambridge; husband of Cassie Constance Herbert Shrive, of Newton House, Luard Rd., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 40 to 41 and 162 to 162A. See also Cambridge Short Street Wesleyan Methodist
SILK Ernest George
Private 3/9341, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 8th May 1915. Aged 36. Born Christchurch, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Silk, of 64, Victoria Park, Cambridge; husband of the late Lottie Silk. In the 1911 census he had been married to Lettie (sic) for 11 years, they had two sons and a daughter, he was a Plumber's Assistant, born Nenham, Cambridge and resident with his family at 1 Church Rate Walk, Newnham, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Cambridge St Mark's
SILLANCE A J
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SIMPER Harry
Private 53920, Royal Fusiliers then Labour Company, Royal Fusiliers transferred to 61601 Labour Corps. Enlisted 26 October 1916, discharged 22 May 1918. From his Pension record we can see he was discharged aged 40 years 6 months, height 4 feet 10½ inches, eyes grey, agir dark, trade Bricklayer's Labourer, resident 54 Milton Road, Cambridge. States his disability due to "innominate artery aneurysm". Served in France from 14 December 1916 to 23 October 1917 when he was sent home suffering with rheumatism and was in hospital after that. Enlisted 11 September 1916 at Bury St Edmunds. In the 1911 census he had been married for 7 years to Emily and they had two daughters; he was aged 30, a Brick Labourer, born Cambridge and resident with his family at 54 Milton Road, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he is aged 22, son of James Simper, Bricklayer's Labourer, born Cambridge and resident with his father at 8b, Victoria Road, Chesterton. His death was registered in the Chetserton Registration District in the January to March Quarter 1919, aged 41. He was buried on 20 February 1919, aged 41, address given as 54 Milton Road, Cambridge, in Cambridge, St Luke (Chesterton) section, Histon Road Cemetery, Cambridge. See also Cambridge St Luke's
SIMS W J
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SINDALL Richard Edward
[Listed as Richard Ernest ISNDALL elsewhere] Captain, 1/1st Battalion (Territorial Force), Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 1st July 1915. Age 26. Son of William and Henzell Margeret Sindall, of "The Elms," Great Shelford, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was the son of William and Margaret Sindall, aged 21, a Builder and Confectioner, born Cambridge, resident with his parents at Wordsworth Grove, Newnham, Cambridge. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD), Nord, France. Plot I Row D Grave 30.

Extract from de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour Volume 1, Part 1, Page 328

SINDALL, RICHARD ERNEST, Capt. (Shelford Detachment), 1st Battn. Cambridgeshire Regt. (T.F.), 2nd s. of William Sindall, of The Elms, Shelford, Cambridgeshire, Contractor, and a Member of the Cambridge Town Council, by his wife, Henzell Margaret, dau. of Thomas Usher Crass ; b. Cambridge, 11 April, 1889; educ. Perse School, Cambridge; gazetted 2nd Lieut. Cambridgeshire Regt., 1 Oct. 1908, promoted Lieut. 1 March, 1910, and Capt. 23 June, 1913 ; left for the Front with his regt., 14 Feb. 1915, was seriously wounded by the bursting of a shell on 26 June near Armentièrcs, and died from his wounds, 1 July, 1915; buried at Bailleul; vnm. The 1st Battn. of the Cambridgeshire Regt. was warnily congratulated by Brig.-Gen. Longley for the part it took in the Battle of St. Eloi. He stated that the way that they advanced under very heavy shell and rifle fire towards St. Eloi was splendid and that they were of the greatest assistance in holding the village when the German attack was at its worst. Col. Copeman in a letter published by the Cambridge Daily News, said “We were in the thick of the great fight last Sunday, and I am proud to tell you that the regt. did very well, so the General told me, It was an unexpected attack, and we were hurled into the midst of terrific shell and rifle fire which lasted from 4.30 on Sunday to about 5 am. Monday” A special correspondent with the Cambridgeshire Regt. wrote: “The people of Camhridgeshire must not be allowed to forget that She 1st Cambridgeshires took part in what has been reported as the greatest engagement of the present war and the world’s history. At 10 p m. amid the dull boom of our artillery and the terrific, earsplitting explosions of the French 75’s, we went out ready to do our part. The officers in charge of the company were Capt. R. F. Sindall, Capt. Keenlyside, Lieut. Shaw, and Lieut. Bates., Lieut. Seaton and Lieut. Sir H. G. Butlin, also officers of the company, were already gaining experience in the trenches, and had a rough time of it, After drawing tools and sandbags, w e went forward. Ceaseless numbers of ‘flares’ were sent up, and when passing a gate, the man with the biggest laugh in our company, L.-Corpl. E. Vawser, was hit. He was promptly attended to, and hopes were expressed that he would soon be better. An R.E. officer took charge of us, and we were allotted our job. All the while bullets and shells were flying around us, and one could mark the passage of the shells through the air by a streak of light from them. It was rather a terrifying experience for us to be baptized with such a hail of bullets, and I must say that I iiever saw one case of funk in the whole company. The boys may be heartily congratulated on their sang froid, and the ‘Cambridgeshire people have good reason to be proud of them After our ‘spelt close up, we manned some reserved trenches, eventually arriving home’ at 8 a.m after a good hard night’s work.” His brother, Capt. H. T. Sindall, of the same regt., was invalided home from the Front on 6 April, 1916.

See also Great Shelford, Cambridge, Cambridge St Mark’s, Shelford Village Hall Memorial, Cambridge St Marks, Cambridge St Mary the Less and Perse School.

SIZER Sidney T
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SMEE Arthur Edward
Serjeant 46129, "A" Battery, 92nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action Sunday, 2 November 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 35. Enlisted Woolwich, London S.E., resident Cambridge. Son of Fredrick and Maud Mary Smith, of Church Lane, Trumpington, Cambs. Buried in Canada Farm Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row G. Grave 36. See also Trumpington
SMEE Percival G F
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SMITH A Charles
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SMITH Alfred Horce
Private 24168, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 17 October 1917. Aged 24. Born St. Barnabas, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Alfred and Emily Smith, of Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, a Lead GFlazier, born Cambridge, resident with his aunt, Elizabeth Anderson, at 54, South Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 7, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, Alfred and Emily, at 5, Primrose Street, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row D. Grave 23A. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
SMITH
Dudley James
Private 29152, 1st/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 18 August 1917. Aged 33. Born Bristol, enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Smith, of 2, Claremont, Cambridge; husband of Gertrude A. Smith, of 174, Chesterton Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 39980, Northern Regiment. Employed W Eaden Lilley & Co Ltd. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 23 to 28 and 163A. See also Chesterton and Cambridge St Paul's
SMITH Ernest E
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SMITH Frank
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SMITH George
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SMITH Harry Frank
Private 20333, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 22 January 1916. Aged 35. Born Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Emily Ann (nee Chandler) Clow (formerly Smith), of 8, Pilot St., King's Lynn, married 1906 in Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is married to Emily Ann with two daughters, aged 30, Brewer's Labourer, born Fowlmere, resident 16, Hooper Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
SMITH Hugh Francis Russell
Captain, 1st Battalion attached to 6th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own), 4th Division. Died of wounds in military hospital, Rouen, 5th July 1916. Aged 28. Son of Helen & Mary Russell-Smith, of London. Fellow of St. Johns College, Cambridge. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Officers, Plot A. Row 3. Grave 10. See also Cambridge St Giles
SMITH John S
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SMITH Lionel Theobald
Rifleman 13/41452, 22nd Entrenching Battalion, late 11th/13th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in action 30 March 1918. Aged 34. Enlisted Cambridge. Baptised 28 January 1883, In Cambridge, St Andrew the Less, son of Charles and Laura Smith, of 3 James Cottages, James Street, Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Smith, of Eden St., Cambridge; husband of Florence Mary (nee Tiplady) Smith, of 15, Edward St., Cambridge, married 7 August 1911 at Cambridge, St Andrew the Less. . Formerly 31891, Suffolk Regiment. In the 1911 census he is aged 28, unmarried, born Cambridge, a Hot Water Fitter's Mate, resident with his parents, Charles and Laura, at 28, Eden Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he is aged 128, unmarried, born Cambridge, a Frame Maker's Apprentice, resident with his parents, Charles and Laura, at 28, Eden Street, Cambridge. Buried in HEATH CEMETERY, HARBONNIERES, Somme, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 9. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
SMITH Percy T
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SMITH Reginald Holt
Private G/18130, 7th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 23 July 1917. Aged 35. Born Trinity, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Son of William Henry Chappel Smith and Elizabeth Jane Smith, of 13, Market St., Cambridge. Formerly 3654, Suffolk Yeomanry. No known grave ommemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 45 and 47. See also Cambridge Holy Trinity
SMITH Sidney
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SMITH Thomas [Siddens]
Shoeing Smith 3192, Suffolk Yeomanry (The Duke of York's Own Loyal Suffolk Hussars). Died 30 November 1914. Aged 37. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge, At the time of his death his address was given as Victoria Road, Woodbridge. Buried 5 December 1914 in the Cambridge, St Andrews the Great, section of CAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot XXV. Grave 14. . See also Cambridge St Matthew's
SMITH William Hammond
Captain acting Major, "A" Battery, 52 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, killed in action 12th April 1917, age 31. Son of Charles Smith, Master of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and Annie his wife, now of "Hartford," Newton Rd., Cambridge. Educated at St. Faith's School, Cambridge, Blundell's School, Tiverton and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. B.A. Artist, Student of Royal Academy, London and Slade School of Art. Buried in ATHIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France.

From research by Andy Pay, from Tonbridge School and The Great War of 1914 to 1919, published in December 1923.

SMITH, Major William Hammond, 52nd Brigade, R.F.A. Killed in action at Athies, near Roeux, in the battles of Arras, April 12th,1917, aged 31. At the school 1899-1900 ( School House )

Capt. W.H. Smith was the third son of the late master of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and Mrs Charles Smith, of Belvoir Terrace, Cambridge. He was only at Tonbridge for a year, from September 1899 to July 1900, when he left from the lower fifth and went to Blundells school, Tiverton. He went up to Sidney in 1904 with an Open Classical Exhibition, and also gained a College Exhibition and graduated in 1907,taking a 1st Div., Second class, in the Classical Tripos. Both at school and at college he was a keen athlete and gained his oar in the college boat in which he rowed 7, in June, 1905.

He became an artist by profession and was regarded as an exceedingly promising painter. One of his works, a portrait, is in the Guildhall at Cambridge.

On the outbreak of war he at once applied for a commission through the university O.T.C., and was gazetted to a temporary commission in the R.F.A., August 26th,1914.

After eight months training he went to the front and was through much of the heaviest fighting, was promoted Temporary Lieutenant September 12th, 1915, and was twice mentioned in Despatches, in January, 1916, and in January, 1917.

In 1915 he served at Festubert and elsewhere in the La Basse Sector, and then opposite the Hohenzollern Redoubt before and during the Battle of Loos, which began on September 25th. His battery was then transferred to the Ypres Sector, where they experienced severe fighting, especially opposite Hill "60".

In 1916 they suffered heavily in the neighbourhood of Montauban in the battle of Albert, the first of the battles of the Somme, and after a rest took part in the battles of the Le Transloy Ridges and of the Ancre Heights in October and November. In December, they were in the Arras Sector.

He had been for most of 1916 in command of the battery, and in December, 1916, though suffering from bronchitis, refused to go to the hospital till they were out of action. He had been detailed for a special course in gunnery, and having with difficulty obtained his discharge from hospital arrived home on Christmas Eve.

On completing this course he returned to the front, and had been acting Major in command of the battery for some time. On April 12th, 1917, towards the end of the first battle of the Scarpe in the battle of Arras, 1917, he was watching an attack and directing his battery from an observation post at Athies, near Roeux, when a large German shell burst close by and a splinter entered his head rendering him immediately unconscious, and he died before reaching the Dressing Station. He was buried ear Athies.

His Colonel wrote :- "I feel his loss very keenly, not only as the loss of a capable officer, but as the loss of a friend whose charming manners had endeared him to all of us, officers and men. No one could have thought less of personal danger than he did, and I cannot help wishing that he had been a little more careful of himself, even at the expense of the observation he was engaged in, for he had been exposing himself fearlessly in an attempt to locate the position reached by our infantry, and this undoubtedly drew the fire which was the cause of his death".

The following appeared in the Cambridge local paper :- "His death will be deeply regretted by a wide circle of friends at Cambridge and elsewhere, for he was a man of a lovable disposition, combined with high intellectual attainments and lofty ideals". See also Cambridge All Saints and Cambridge St Mary the Less

SMITH William Muncey
Private 41364, 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 December 1917. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Croydon, Surrey. Formerly 936015, Royal Army Service Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Northern France. Panel 4. See also Cherry Hinton
SMYTH Gerald Hugh
Second Lieutenant, No. 2 Fighting School, Royal Air Force. Native of Cambridge. Trainee pilot, No. 2 Fighting School, Marske; killed in flying accident Thursday, 5th September 1918, flying a Sopwith Camel, which stalled and spun in from 700ft. In the 1901 census he was the son of John and Annie Smyth, aged 2, born Baldock, Hertfordshire, resident 76, Chesterton Road, Chesterton. In the 1911 census he is the son of John and Annie Eliz Smyth, aged 12, at school, born Baldock, herts and resident The Laurels, Cavendish Avenue, Cherryhinton. Buried in south end of SS. MARY AND MICHAEL CHURCHYARD, TRUMPINGTON, Cambridge. See also Perse School and Cambridge St John's
SMYTHE Albert
No further information currently available. See also Cambridge St Luke's
SNELLING John Edward
Serjeant, 2420, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action on Saturday, 14th October 1916. Born Cambridge. Enlisted Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is aged 18, son of John and Mary Snelling, Apprentice Cook, born Cambridge and resident with his parents at 67 Trumpington Street, Cambridge. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 16 B. . See also Cambridge St Luke's
SORLEY Charles H
Captain, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died on Wednesday, 13th October 1915. Aged 20. Sorley was educated at Marlborough and won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He enlisted in August 1914 and soon found himself in the trenches; he made Captain in August, 1915. Sorley was killed in action at Loos in October of the same year. His 'Marlborough and Other Poems' was published in 1916 and ran into four editions. It was said that Sorley had a real gift for rhyming. His verse was first published posthumously in "Marlborough and Other Poems" (Cambridge University Press) and an account of his service, with a photo, appeared in "For Remembrance - ed. A. St. J. Adcock - Hodder & Stoughton, 1918 ; repub. by Naval & Military Press, 2002. He has been anthologised in "Men Who March Away" - ed. I. M. Parsons, Hogarth Press, 1987, & "The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry" - ed. Jon Silkin, Penguin, 1979. Sorley had studied in Germany pre-war and had a close attachment to the country and its people, which gives his war poetry a particular irony. No known grave. Commemorated on the LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 37 and 38. See also Cambridge St Giles
SOUTH Ernest F
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SOUTH Leslie
Boy 1st Class J/20638(CH), HMS "King Edward VII", Royal Navy. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 15 November 1914. Born 21st March 1917 in St Ives, Huntingdonshire. Son of Margaret South, of 53, Mawson Rd, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is the son of Margaret South, aged 14, at school, born Houghton, Hunts, resident with his mother at 34 Eltisley Avenue, Newnham Croft, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, son of Alfred C and Margaret Houghton, born Houghton, resident with his parents at 55, Rowfant Road, Streatham, London; his father was born in Austria (Austrian Subject) who had petition to become a Naturalised British Subject. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL Kent, United Kingdom. Panel 3. See also Cambridge St Mark's and Cambridge County High School
SPARKES John
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SPARKES Leonard Charles
[Listed as SPARKS on SDGW and 1911 census] Private NM/2/177157, M.T. Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died of wounds in the United Kingdom 4 July 1916. Aged 32. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late James and Elizabeth Sparkes, of Cambridge; husband of Emma Sparkes, of 16, Albion Row, St. Peter's St., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is married to Emma, aged 26, a Domestic Coachman, born Cambridge, resident with his wife at 37 Abbey Walk, Cambridge.Buried in CAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Plot XVII. Grave 13. See also Cambridge St Luke's and Cambridge St Matthew's
SPAXMAN G
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SPAXMAN W
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SPEARING Edward
Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 11th September 1916. Age 26. Son of James and Fanny Spearing, of Troodos, Great Shelford, Cambridge. B.A., LL.B. Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D and 12 B.

Extract from de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Volume 2, Part 3, Page 254

SPEARING, Edward - Lieutenant, 4th ( Territorial ) Battalion, Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

Only son of James Spearing of Great Shelford, Cambridge, Solicitor, by his wife, Fanny Elizabeth, dau. of William Clayton. Born Cambridge 25th March 1890, educated Purse Grammar School, and Emmanuel College, Cambridge (scholar), where he took a first class in part 1 of the Historical Tripos in 1910, a second class in part 2 in 1911, and graduated LL.B in 1912, being subsequently articled as a Solicitor; volunteered for Foreign service; obtained a commission as a 2nd Lieut. 4th Battn, Royal Lancaster Regt. 22nd Aug 1914 and was promoted Lieutenant 12th June 1915; served with The Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from 3rd May 1915; was wounded near Fricourt 30th Dec. and invalided home; returned to the front in April, 1916 and was killed in action near Delville Wood, 11th Sept following, while leading his company in an attack on the German trenches. Buried where he fell. His Commanding Officer wrote: " He was commanding the Company and pulling it together awfully well. He was a splendid fellow and had no idea of fear. We will all miss him greatly." Unm.

See also Perse School and Great Shelford

SPEED Frederick
Private 39420, 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 27 May 1918. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late Peter and Caroline Speed, of Cambridge; husband of Emily Daisy (nee Day) Speed, of 7, Norfolk Terrace, Norfolk St., Cambridge, married 1912. Formerly 2613, Middlesex Regiment. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, born Chesterton, resident with his widowed mother, Caroline, in Apthorp Cottages, 4, River Lane, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, a Luggage Porter, born Chesterton, resident 45, Staffordshire Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
SPEED Luke [Edward]
Private 327889, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 20 November 1917. Born Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late Peter and Caroline Speed, of Cambridge; brother of Frederick (above). Formerly 6217, Cambridgeshire Regiment. In the 1891 ensus he was aged 6, a scholar, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Peter and Caroline Speed, in Arthurs Building, High Street, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire. the 1911 census he was aged 25, a Tailor, born Cambridge, resident 45, Staffordshire Street, Cambridge. Married Ena Pattrick in 1914. Buried in FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND, Somme, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 19. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
SPRIGGS John W
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SQUIRE

Harry Noah

[Listed as SQUIRES on CWGC and Guildhall] Private 55374, 3rd Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 11 October 1918. Born Cambridge, resident Malton, enlisted Hull. Baptised (privately) 3 August 1886 at Cambridge, St. Luke (Chesterton), son of Noah Galley and Alice Jane Squire, of Hertford Street, Cambridge; his father was a tailor. In the 1891 census he was aged 5, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Noah Galley and Alice Jane, in Trinity Street, St Michael, Cambridge. His death was registered in the Sculcoates Registration District, Yorkshire, aged 32, in the 4th quarter 1918. Buried in HULL NORTHERN CEMETERY, Yorkshire. Plot/Row/Section 65. Grave 4. See also Cambridge University Press & College Servants
SQUIRES Alfred James
Private 47619, 22nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 14 March 1917. Born St. Matthew's, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Harriet Squires, of 78 East Road, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is aged 31, a Cement Labourer, born Cambridge, married to Ellen Bertha with 4 daughters, resident 16, York Street, Cambridge. IN the 1901 census he was unmarried, aged 21, a Stone Sawyer, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Henry and Harriett Squires, at 66, Sturton Street, Cambridge. Formerly 30492, Bedfordshire Regiment. Attested 10 December 1915, aged 36 years 6 months, as Private 30492, Bedfordshire Regiment, resident 16, York Street, Cambridge, by trade a Labourer, married, 5 children, posted to 22nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment in the field 8 January 1917, born St Matthew, Cambridge, height 5 feet 4 inches. weight 127lbs, chest 35½ inches. Married Bertha Livermore on 22 December 1901 in Cambridge, resident 16 York Street, Cambridge. Buried in GOMMECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY NO.2, HEBUTERNE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row G. Grave 29. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
STACEY Charles Edward
Private 20549, 17th Local Reserve Battalion, Warwickshire Regiment. Died 30 October 1918. Attested 22 July 1915. Transferred to 17th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment 15 July 1916. Formerly 836, Army Cyclist Corps. Discharged 25 August 1916 at Warwick as no longer physically for for service, after his appendicitis operation at Cambridge exercise causes a problem with left leg which becomes swollen and painful, aged 23 years 11 months, height 5 feet 2 inches, chest 34½ inches, weight 118lbs, brown eyes, dark brown hair, intended place of residence 95, Sturton Street, Cambridge. Platelayer by trade. Had three sessions in hospital during his service, 21 December 1915 to 4 January 1916 in Fargo Hospital with Appendicitis, 11 May to 17 May 1916 in Chiseldon Military Hospital with scabies, and again in the same hospital 14 June to 20 June 1916 with scabies. Admitted to Addebrookes Hospital 17 February 1917 with dropsy and pleurel effusion, by 17 September 1917 he had had water drawn off 7 times. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Charles and Louisa Stacey, at 98, Sturton Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, Charles and Louisa Stacey, at 98, Sturton Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
STADEN Frank
Lance Corporal S/29531 [CWGC] or S/20531 [SDGW], 9th Battalion, The Prince Consort's Own (Rifle Brigade). Killed in action 23 March 1918. Born 3 November1898 in Cambridge, resident and enlisted Cambridge. In 1909 he was admitted to Cambridge Romsey Junior Middle School. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, Alfred and Kate, at 133 Sedgwick Street, Romsey Town, Cambridge. No known grave, Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 81 to 84.
STALLEY William W
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STANFORD Arthur Sidney
Private 26476, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 6 June 1918. Born Chepstone, Cambs (Chesterton), enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Buried in BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Berlin, Brandenburg, Germany. Plot VII. Row F. Grave 4. See also Chesterton
STANFORD Edward J
Private 6493, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 28 March 1916. Born Old Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Buried in DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section I. Grave 16. See also Chesterton
STANFORD Sidney
Private R/41236, London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles) affiliated to the King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 28 September 1918. Aged 19. Born Old Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. C. and Mrs. B. Stanford, of 203, High St., Old Chesterton, Cambridge. Formerly TR October 1956, 26th Training Reserve Battalion. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD), Nord, France. Plot III. Row G. Grave 76. See also Chesterton
STANFORD Walter
Private 326139, 1st/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 6 August 1917. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge.Formerly 3121, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 6. See also Chesterton
STANLEY Frederick Charles
Serjeant 260086, 2nd/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 21 March 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 891, Cambridgeshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he is aged 22, son of Emily Stanley, a Journey Tailor Civil, born St lUke, Chesterton, reident with his mother at 23 Ferry Path, Chesterton, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France. See also Cambridge St Luke's
STANLEY Harry
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STAPLES E W
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STARNELL Alfred George
Private 28248. 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Born St Ives, Hunts. Enlisted Cambridge. Resident Cambridge. Killed in action on Sunday, 15th October 1916. Age 29. Son of Alfred George and Sarah Ann Starnell of 15 Gold St, Cambridge. Husband of Ethel May Francis Starnell of 62 Fitzroy St, Cambridge. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 D. See also Fen Ditton
STEARN E W
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STEARN

Frederick John

Private 238112, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 9 October 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Edward Stearn, of 20 Walnut Tree Avenue, Cambridge; husband of Evelyn Lucy Maud (nee King) Stearn, of 50, Newnham, Cambridge; married 13 September 1918 at Cambridge. Formerly 9/5648, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Height 5 feet 8 inches, weight 9st 8lbs, chest 36 inches. Enlisted 29 November 1916. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Cambridge, College Clerk Pultery, resident with his widowed father, Edward, at 20, Walnut Tree Avenue, Cambridge. Buried in ANNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 5. See also Cambridge University Press & College Servants
STEARN Sidney J
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STEARN Thomas H
Pte. 238112, 1st Bt. North Staffordshire Reg., killed in action 9/10/1918, born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 9/5648, Cambridgeshire Regiment, buried ANNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY France. See also Cambridge St Mary the Less
STEPHENSON H A
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STEVENS Arthur William
Private 203089, 4th Bt. Bedfordshire Reg., died of wounds 27/9/18, born, resident and enlisted Cambridge, buried in HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, France. See also Cambridge St Mary the Less and Cambridge University Press
STEVENS Charles William
Lance Serjeant 17203, "A" Company, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28th April 1917. Aged 42. Born Swaffham Blubeck, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Susannah Louisa Stevens, of 71, Cavendish Rd., Mill Rd., Cambridge, and the late Charles Stevens; husband of Susannah Jane Stevens, of 18, Cyprus Rd., Mill Rd., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Romsey Methodist Church
STEVENS George
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STEVENS Sidney Robert
Private 33408, 9th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 5th October 1918. Aged 29. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Mrs. L. R. Frost (formerly Stevens), of 37, Coronation St., Hills Rd. Cambridge. Formerly 4532, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in BEAUREVOIR COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Section C. Grave 6. See also Cambridge St Paul's
STEVENSON Arthur
Private G/25861, 1st Battalion, Queen's OWn (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 27th September 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Arthur Stevenson, of 1, Millingan's Buildings, Victoria Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 45465, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot V. Row C. Grave 11. See also Cambridge St Paul's
STIFF Alexander A C
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STOKES George
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STOKES John
Rifleman A/200649, 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died Saturday 16th November 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 28. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of John and Annie Stokes, of Cambridge; Husband of Violet Stokes, of 11, Henley Rd., Coldham's Lane, Cambridge. Formerly 1350, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Probably prisoner of war. Buried in BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Berlin, Brandenburg, Germany. Plot XIX. Row A. Grave 5. See also Cambridge Gas Company
STOKES Louis Mander
Second Lieutenant, 2nd Royal Marine Battalion, Royal Marine Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died 13th November 1916. Aged 19. Son of the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Stokes, of Little Wilbraham Rectory, Cambridge. {His father was actually Canon Stokes who was Vicar at St Paul's when his son was killed but moved on to be Vicar of Wilbraham on his retirement from ST Paul's]. Buried in MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY, MAILLY-MAILLET, Somme, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 32. See also Cambridge St Paul's
STONE Sidney John
Lance Sergeant 2812, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday, 14th October 1916 in France & Flanders. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr & Mrs Stone, Rydal Villa, Harrington Grove, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was the son of John and Ada M Stone, aged 5, born Cambridge, resident Rydal Villa, Hartington Grove, Cherry Hinton, Cherryhinton. Buried in CONNAUGHT CEMETERY, THIEPVAL, Somme, France. Plot IX. Row J. Grave 2. See also Cambridge St John's and Cambridge County High School
STONEBRIDGE James
Driver 94073, 71st Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 31 October 1917. Enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Chesterton. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot X. Row B. Grave 14. See also Chesterton
STOUT George F
Second Lieutenant, 6th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 30 September 1916. His birth was registered in the October to December Quarter 1894 in the Chesterton Registration District, Cambridgeshire. IN the 1901 census he was the son of Joseph Frankland and Susan Stout, aged 6, at school, born Cambridge, resident 85, Glisson Road, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, at School, son of Joseph Franland and Susan Stout, born Cambridge, resident 27 Tenison Road, Cambridge. He was married in the July to September Quarter 1914 to Edith M Egan in Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D. See also Cambridge County High School
STOVEY Thomas B
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STRANGE Clement Charles
Private 325802, 1st/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action on Tuesday, 22nd October 1918. Aged 24. Born Chesterton, Cambs, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Strange, of 54, Victoria Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 2567, Cambridgeshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he is aged 16, son of John and Emma Strange, an errand Boy, born Chesterton, resident with his parents at 54 Victoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. He was baptised at Cambridge, St Luke (Chesterton), 3 February 1904, son of John Smauel (a boatman) and Emma Strange of 54 Victoria Road, Chesterton; born 27 July 1894. Buried in south-east part of SAMEON CHURCHYARD, Nord, France. See also Cambridge St Luke's
STRETCH Herbert Charles
Petty Officer 193750, H.M.S. "Undaunted", Royal Navy. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action, at sea 23 January 1917. Aged 35. Born 9 January 1882 in Cambridge. Baptised 13 August 1882 in Cambridge, Holy Trinity, son of Frederick William and Charlotte Elizabeth Stretch, of 37 King Street, Cambridge. Husband of Emma Louisa (nee Cooper) Stretch, of 53 River Side, Cambridge; married 23 October 1915 in Cambridge, St Andrew the Less; he was a Seaman on H.M.S. Undaunted at the time of his marriage. In the 1891 census he was aged 9, a scholar, resident with his parents in Cottage, Coldham Lane, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 21. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
STUBBINGS Charles
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STUBBINGS George Frank
Vendegies Cross Roads British Cemetery, Bermerain, Grave A.16. Private, 325137, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action on 24-10-18, aged 23. Formerly 1342, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Employed as an Apprentice Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Son of George and Susan Stubbings, Cambridge. See also Cambridge University Press
STUBBINGS Richard
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SUNLEY James
Private 16424, Depot, Suffolk Regiment. Died from wounds 23 September 1917. Enlisted at Cambridge 11 November 1914. Born 23 August 1879. Painter by trade. Passed fit 10 November 1914, attested 11 November 1914 aged 35 years 2 months, posted 11 November 1914, suffered gunshot wounds to his abdomen while in the field (dangerously ill) 3 July 1916, transferred by hospital ship St Denis to England 6 July 1916, discharged as medically unfit 12 May 1917. Height 5 feet 8 inches. weight 142 lbs, girth 36 inches, complexion fresh, eyes blue, hair brown. His discharge report sates that his discharge is due thim being physically unfit (21 April 1917) with gunshot wounds to the back and abdomen involving his kidneys sustained in action 1 July 1916 near Albert. "Health was fairly good, wounds healed. Gets frequent attacks of pain in Rt side of chest & loin which incapacitates him. Some pleural friction at diaphragmatic attachment. Musculature weak and jumpy." Permanent. Total pevents for 6 months." Death recorded in the Cambridge Registration District July to September Quarter 1917, aged 37. His burial is recorded in the parish of Cambridge, St Andrew the Less, 27 September 1917, aged 39, reeident of 7 St Andrews Court, Cambrodge. In the 1911 census he was the son of Eliza Sunley (a widow), aged 32, unmarried, a House Painter, born Whitby, Yorkshire, resident with his mother at 7 St Andrews Court, Cambridge. [Note the discrepancy in ages from various records]. See also Cambridge St Andrew the Great
SUSSUM George Andrew
Private 27764, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th November 1917. Age 42. Born St Andrew's, Cambridge, enlisted Winchester. Son of George and Mary Anne Sussum. Buried in FLESQUIERES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot VII. A. 8. See also Perse School
SUTCLIFFE F J
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SWANN John T
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SWANN Thomas W
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SWANSON Sidney Christopher
Guardsman 7310, 1st Battalion, Scots Guards. Killed in action 4th September 1914. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted London. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, son of Lucy C Swanson, born Cambridge and resident with his family at 9, Little St Marys Lane, Cambridge. He was baptised 7th July 1889 at St Botolph, Cambridge, son of Charles William (a stone mason) and Lucy Constant Swanson, of Pembroke Street, Cambridge. Buried in GUISE (LA DESOLATION) FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY, FLAVIGNY-LE-PETIT Aisne, France. Unidentified grave, commemorated on Guise Communal Cemetery Memorial. See also Cambridge St Mark's
SYGROVE Charles W
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SYMONDS Bertie
Private 29739, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 27 September 1918. Aged 31. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Laura Alice Symonds, of 41, Bradmore Street, East Rd., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is aged 26, married toLaura, with a daughter, Labourer, born Tevesham, Cambridgeshire, resident The Green Teversham, Cambridgeshire. IN the 1901 census he is a grandson, aged 16, a Farm Labourer, born Teverhsam, Cambridgeshire, resident in Cottage, High Street, Teversham, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4 and 5. See also Cambridge St Matthew's

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