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CAMBRIDGE GUILDHALL WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1 - SURNAMES - W

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
WADDELOW Frank R
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WALLACE John
Acting Sergeant 6318, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 4th March 1915. Born Wood Ditton, enlisted Bury St Edmund's. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Cambridge St Paul's
WALLER Albert
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WALLER Alfred
Private 14906, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 26 October 1916. Aged 21. Born Swanley, Kent, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Emily Waller, of 8, Barleycorn Lane, Old Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in AVELUY WOOD CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 4. See also Chesterton
WALLER Harry
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WALLER Sidney F
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WALLIS Albert Arthur
Private 327861, 2nd Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died 24 October 1918. Aged 33. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Albert and Emily Wallis, of 9, Saxon Rd., Cambridge; husband of Gertrude (nee Starling) Wallis, of 175, Sturton St., Cambridge. married at Cambridge, St Andrew the Less 9 March 1913; Gertrude was from Methwold, Norfolk. Formerly 6160, Cambrdgeshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 25, born Cambridge, a Hotel Waiter, resident with this parents, Albert Thomas and Emily Wallis, at 9, Saxon Road, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 15, born Cambridgeshire, a Grocers Assistant, resident with this parents, Albert Thomas and Emily Wallis, at 5, Saxon Road, Cambridge. Buried in CAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot/Row Section III. Grave 38. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
WALLIS Alfred
No further information currently available
WALLIS Basil Montague
Bombardier 24370, 8th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 4 May 1917. Aged 27. Born and resident Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Robert Thomas and Jane Annie Wallis, of 6, Pretoria Rd., Cambridge. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No. 2 Plot I. Row F. Grave 12. See also Chesterton
WALLIS George Samuel
[Spelt WALLACE on SDGW] Private 7120, 1st/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 5th October 1916. Aged 29. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr & Mrs Wallis, 18 Merton St, Newnham Croft, brother of Leonard (below). Husband of Ruby O. Wallis, of Mill Cottages, Waterbeach, Cambridge. Formerly 2753, Cambridgeshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was the son of Frederick George and Ann Wallis, aged 23, a Jobbing Gardener, born Granchester, resident 1 Merton Street, Newnham Croft, Cambridge; brother of Leonard (below). Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION Somme, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 27. See also Cambridge St Marks
WALLIS Kenneth Ferguson Arnold
Lieutenant, H.M.S. St Vincent, Royal Navy. Accidentally killed 22nd January 1918. Aged 26. Son of Arnold Joseph and Mary A. Wallis, of 5, Belvoir Terrace, Cambridge. Served in H.M.S. "Temeraire" 1913-17 and fought in the Battle of Jutland. Cadet Captain at Osborne and Dartmouth Colleges; won the first prize in the Cadets bayonet competition R.N. and M. Tournament, 1911. Buried in LYNESS ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY, Orkney. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 14. See also Cambridge St Botolph and Cambridge University Press & College Servants
WALLIS Leonard John
Private 2959, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 14th October 1916. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr & Mrs Wallis, 18 Merton St, Newnham Croft, brother of George (above). In the 1911 census he was the son of Frederick George and Ann Wallis, aged 17, a House Boy Gardener, born Granchester, resident 1 Merton Street, Newnham Croft, Cambridge; brother of George (above). Buried in CONNAUGHT CEMETERY, THIEPVAL Somme, France. Plot XI. Row J. Grave 8. See also Cambridge St Marks
WARDALE George Spencer
Guardsman 28780, 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died of wounds 21st February 1918. Born Wisbech, enlisted Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 25, son of George W and Naomi Wardale, assisting his father with his coal business, born Wisbech, living with his parents at Primrose Street, Chesterton, Cambridge; brother of Leonard Wardale (below). Buried in MAROEUIL BRITISH CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row F. Grave 11. See also Cambridge St Luke's
WARDALE Leonard
Lance Corporal R/10528, 4th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 4 November 1918. Aged 23. Born St Giles, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge, resident Chesterton, Cambridge. Son of George Wilby Wardale and Naomi Wardale, of 99, Chesterton Rd., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, son of George W and Naomi Wardale, apprentice tobacconist, born Cambridge, living with his parents at Primrose Street, Chesterton, Cambridge; brother of Leonard Wardale (below). Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Koln (Cologne), Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany. Plot XVI. Row B. Grave 42. See also Cambridge St Luke's
WARLAND Maurice George
Second Lieutenant, 1/5th Battalion (Territorial Force), Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died of wounds 20 January 1917. Aged 25. Son of the late George Henry and Helen Warland, of Cambridge. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XXVI. Row A. Grave 5. See also Perse School
WARREN Abraham George
Private 34871, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 19 March 1917. Aged 39. Born Cambridge, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Husband of E. G. Warren, of 9, Green's Rd., Victoria Rd., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he had been married for 10 years to Emma Jane, they had two daughters, he was aged 34, a House Painter, born Cambridge, resident 17 Greens Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in BRAY MILITARY CEMETERY Somme, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 41. See also Cambridge St Luke's
WARREN Frederick Thomas
Private 25405, 118th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died 31 July 1917. Aged 20. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of William Fredrick and Louisa Warren, of 199, Victoria Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 3412, Cambridgeshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, son of William Fredrick and Louisa Warren, an apprentice, born Chesterton, resident with his family at 199 Victoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 56. See also Cambridge St Luke's and Cambridge University Press
WARREN George
Private 320771, 15th (Suffolk Yeomanry) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 9 March 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 19950, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section J. Grave 86. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
WARREN Stanley
Sergeant 5724, 1st Battalion, Scots Guards. Killed in action 29 October 1914. Aged 28. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Winchester, Hampshire. Son of Serjt. Warren, of Chesterton. Cambridge; husband of Ada E. Warren, of 14, Rowplat Lane, Felbridge, East Grinstead. Buried in PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Reutal German Cem. Mem. 100. See also Chesterton
WATSON Charles F
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WATSON Clement F
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WATSON, MM Robert Henry
Private 475351, 88th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action 2nd October 1918. Aged 33. Born Cambridge St Mary the Less, enlisted Norwich, Norfolk, resident Newnham Croft, Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Watson, of Cambridge; husband of Rose Watson, of 2, West View, Newnham Croft, Cambridge. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). In the 1911 census he was single, son of Robert Henry and Emma Watson. aged 26, an Elementary teacher, born Cambridge, resident 2 West View, Newnham Croft Cambridge (his father had been married for only 5 years so Emma is probably his step-mother). Buried in BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY No. 3 Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row F. Grave 4. See also Cambridge St Marks and Cambridge St Paul's
WATTS A C
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WATTS Jack
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WATTS Walter J
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WATTS William A
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WATTS William C
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WAYMAN Charles L
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WEBB C
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WEBB E
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WEBB, M.M. Harold Sydney
Sergeant 21965, 118th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) transferred from 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 14 November 1917. Aged 23. Born and resident Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Henry and Alice Webb, of 10, Scotland Rd., Chesterton, Cambridge. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 154 to 159 and 163A. See also Chesterton and Cambridge University Press
WEBB Herbert R
No further information currently available
WEHRLE Alfred A
Serjeant 763712, 28th Battalion (Artists' Rifles), London Regiment who died in the United Kingdom on Monday, 4th November 1918. Born All Saint's, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge, resident Storey's Way, Cambridge. Son of Alfred Wehrle of 19, Storey's Way, Cambridge. Formerly 1718, Royal Army medical Corps (Teritorial), 6854, 9th Battalion, London Regiment and G/38617, Middlesex Regiment. In the 1901 census he is the son of Alfred and Rosa Wehrle, aged 10, born Cambridge, resident with his parents at 29, Sidney Street, Cambridge. Buried in the left half of CAMBRIDGE (SS. GILES AND PETER) CHURCH CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Grave 5I18. See also Cambridge St Giles
WENHAM Robert
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WEST Alfred
Private 39494, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 21st September 1918. Born Eartham, Sussex, enlisted Cambridge. In the 1911 census he had been married for 7 years tom Mary and then had a son and a dusghter, he was aged 33, a Tobacconist, born Eartham, Sussex, resident 3 King's Parade Cambridge. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Koln (Cologne), Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany. Plot VIII. Row B. Grave 6. See also Cambridge St Marks
WEST Benjamin
Private 8863, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 16 December 1914. Born Wisbech, enlisted Cambridge, No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Cherry Hinton
WESTWOOD Edward
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WHEATON Leslie [Horace]
Gunner 67015, "C" Battery, 124th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 5 April 1918. Aged 28. Resident Cambridge, enlisted Buryn St Edmunds. Son of Mrs. Clara O'Connor (formerly Wheaton), of 22, Brandon Place, Cambridge; husband of Maude (nee Collins) Skingsley (formerly Wheaton), of 18, Graham St., Swindon, Wilts, married in Cambridge 1910. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, married to Maude, a Printer's Labourer, born Cambridge, resident 9, Adam and Eve Row, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, a schoolboy, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his stepfather and mother, John and Clara O'Connor, at 25, Norfolk Street, Cambridge. In 1891 he was less than one, resident with his parents, Noble and Clara Wheaton, in Mawson Road, Cambridge; his father was a Cook at TRinity College. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 7 to 10. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
WHEELER Russell M
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WHITAKER George
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WHITE Frederick John
Sapper 182014, Signals S.T.C. (Bedford), Royal Engineers. Died in United Kingdom 2 November 1918. Aged 31. Born Battersea, Surrey, enlisted Romford, Essex, resident Cambridge. Son of Frederick and Florence White, of 22, Park Rd., Wandsworth, London. Buried in KEMPSTON CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Plot/Row/Section M. Grave 75. See also Cambridge Post Office and Kempston Cemetery
WHITE Joseph Robert
Private 9305, "B" Company, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 27th October 1915. Aged 22. Born Bottisham Lode, Cambs, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Edward and Hannah White, of 61, York St., Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 7, attending school, resident with his parents Edward G and Hanna L White, at Anglesea Lodge, Lode, Newmarket, Cambridgeshire. Buried in CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 4264. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
WHITE Percy Harry
Gunner 223647, "A" Battery, 190th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 1 October 1917. Aged 19. Enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Julia White, of 9, Gwydir St., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, at school, born Cambridge, son of Julia White (a widow), resident 9 Gwydir Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 2, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Arthur E and Julia White, at 6, Gwydir Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 4 to 6 and 162. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
WHITE Robert Marking
Serjeant 13822, "A" Company, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 6th July 1916. Aged 24. Born Wood Green, Middlesex, enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late Robert and Ellen White. In the 1911 census he was the son of Robert White (a widower), aged 19, a Stationer's Assistant, born Wood Green, London N, resident with his father at 161 Victoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 37. See also Cambridge St Luke's
WHITE Sidney [Douglas]
Able Seaman R/436, Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died of wounds 10 July 1917. Aged 28. Born 6 February 1889 in Cambridge. Son of William Robert and Susan White, of 97, Ainsworth St., Cambridge; husband of Rhoda Elizabeth (nee Pratt) White, of Long Stanton, Cambs; married in Cambridge 1911. Navy had his address as 2a, York Terrace, Sleaford Street, Cambridge. Enrolled Army Reserve 6 June 1916, enrolled Royal Naval Division 6 November 1916. Height 5 feet 5 inches, chest 36 inches, weight 134 lbs, fresh complexion, dark brown hair, brown eyes, religious denomination Church of England. Civilian occupation Waiter. Navy listn his wife Rhoda as being c/o M.J. Pratt, nr Balck Bull, Long Stanton, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 12, a Farm Labourer, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, William and Susan White, at 97, Ainsworth Street, Cambridge. Buried in ALBUERA CEMETERY, BAILLEUL-SIRE-BERTHOULT, Pas de Calais, France. Section North C. Grave 17. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
WHITE William
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WHITEHEAD Sidney J
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WHITEHEAD William J V
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WHITING Jesse H
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WHITTAMORE Joseph
[Transcribed as John Whittamore] Private G/40007, 1st Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died of wounds 8 February 1918. Aged 37. Born and resident Trumpington, enlisted Cambridge. Son of William and Emma Whittamore, of Stanbridgeford, Beds; husband of Rose Whittamore, of Ramridge End, Stopsley, Luton, Beds. Formerly 11237, East Kent Regiment. In the 1911 census it gioves him as married to Rise, aged 30, born Stanbridgeford, Bedfordshire, Printer's Compositor, resident 4 Belvoir Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Employed as a Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Buried in MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT. Seine-Maritime, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 10B. See also Cambridge University Press and Trumpington

British Newspaper Archive, Luton News and Bedfordshire Chronicle, Thursday 11 October 1917 p.7 :-

"Pte J. Whittamore, of the Royal West Surrey Regiment, has been wounded..." ".......Pte Joe Whittamore who is married with two children has for some years been resident at Trumpington, Cambridge........"

Luton News and Bedfordshire Chronicle Thurs 14 Feb 1918 p.6

"Whittamore - February 8, at the 17th General Hospital, France, of wounds received in action in October, 1917. Joseph Whittamore, formerly of Cambridge, eldest son of the late Wm and Emma Whittamore, formerly of Stanbridge"

WHITWORTH Arthur [George Richard]
Second Lieutenant 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers who died of wounds on Saturday, 30th March 1918. Aged 20. Son of Julius Harry and Selina Elton Whitworth, of "Strathray," Birling Rd., Tunbridge Wells. Born at Fordham, Cambs. Educated at Perse School, Cambridge (not on their memorial), and Downing College, Cambridge. Buried in DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION NO. 1, Somme, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 17. See also Cambridge St John's and Cambridge Perse School
WHYBROW H
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WHYBROW Walter
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WIGGINS Frank V
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WILDERSPIN Harry Alexander
Private 20806, 5th Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 16 October 1917. Born St. matthew, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 34718, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 112 to 113. See also Cambridge, Matthew and Son
WILKIN F W
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WILKIN Frederick
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WILKINS Ernest A
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WILKINSON Herbert
Lance Corporal 325528, "C" Company, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 February 1918. Aged 22. Resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Robert and Jane Isabel Wilkinson, of 1, Trafalgar Lane, Chesterton Rd., Cambridge. Native of Spennymoor, Co. Durham. In the 1911 census he is the son of Robert and Jane Wilkinson, aged 16, a Cycle Cleaner, born Spennymoor, Durham, resident 25 Castle Street, Cambridge. Buried in GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY Nord, France. Plot IX. Row A. Grave 18. See also Cambridge St Luke's
WILKINSON Stanley Hastings
Private G/51224, 20th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action Friday 23 (CWGC)/Saturday 24 (SDGW) November 1917. Aged 19. Born Bradford, Yorkshire, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Cambriidge. Son of Herbert and Amy Wilkinson, of 13, Garden Walk, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 13, son of Herbert and Amy Wilkinson, at school, born Bradford, Yorkshire, resident 4 Garden Walk, Chesterton, Cambridge. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 9. See also Cambridge Gas Company and Cambridge St Luke's
WILLARD Jesse
Private G/58, 3/4th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 17th September 1917. Aged 24. Born East Sutton, Maidstone, Kent, enlisted Maidstone, resident Cambridge. Husband of Catherine Ann Willard, of 56, Norwich St., Cambridge. Buried in SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX, Pas de Calais, France. PLot I. Row A. Grave 31. See also Cambridge St Paul's
WILLIAMS Ernest
Private 267001, 22nd (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 26 August 1917. Enlisted and resident Cambridge. Formerly 4309, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Transferred from Cambridgeshire Regiment & 7/7118, 1/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers to 22nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Buried in HARGICOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 27. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
WILLIAMS Sidney
Private 40596, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 36419, Suffolk Regiment. In the 1911 census he is the son of Louisa Williams (a widow), aged 13, at school, born Cambrodge, resident with his mother at 55 Argyle Street, Cambridge. Buried in PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row K. Grave 9. See also Cambridge St Luke's
WILLIAMSON S G
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WILLIS Arthur J
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WILSON Charles Edward [Martin]
[Listed as Edward on SDGW] Private (Drummer) 1391, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Gorre 7th June 1916. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs Annie Wilson of 1, Benson Street, Cambridge. Listed as Edward in the 1911 census, son of Annie Wilson (a widow), aged 16, Office Boy, born Chesterton, resident with his mother at 6 Bermuda Row, Histon Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. He was baptised Charl;es Edward Martin Wilson on 30 September 1896, son of Ephraim (a lbourer) and Annie Wilson, of 54 Frenches Road, Cambridge, St Luke (Chesterton). Buried in GORRE BRITISH AND INDIAN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 19. See also Cambridge St Luke's
WILSON Charles W
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WILSON Clifford Neville
Sergeant G/14089, 10th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 1 April 1918. Aged 27 Born Christchurch, Cambs., resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of James and Susan Wilson; husband of Alice Martha Wilson, of 28, Priory Rd., Cambridge.. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2. See also Chesterton
WILSON Cyril
Private 203647, 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 25 November 1917. Aged 22. Born 4 February 1895 in Cambridge, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Baptised 17 March 1895 at Cambridge, St Andrew the Less, son of Edward George and Margaret Wilson, of 63 Burleigh Street, Cambridge. Formerly 258, E.A.D. Cycle Corps. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Cambridge, a Baker's Porter, son of Margaret Wilson (a widow), resident 21, Caroline Place, East Road, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Edward George and Margaret Wilson, at 21, East Road, Caroline Place, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). See also Cambridge St Matthew's
WILSON Frank H
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WILSON Herbert
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, Panel 05D. Private, G/9888, ‘A’ Company, 6th The Buffs, East Kent Regiment. Killed in action 04-08-16, aged 24. Born, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Employed as a Monotype Caster by the Cambridge University Press. Husband of Mrs. Mabel Mary Wilson, 83, York Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge University Press and Cambridge St Matthew's
WILSON Joseph John
Private 3/7718, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 July 1915. Born Little Stukeley, Huntingdonshire, enlisted and resident Cambridge. In the 1911 census he had been married to Annie for 12 years, they had a son, he was aged 35, an Assistant Armourer, born Little Stukeley, Hunts, resident High Street Little Shelford Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33. See also Cambridge St Luke's
WILSON Reuben
No further information currently available. See also Cambridge St Paul's
WING Stanley Edmunds
Private 326828 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Tuesday, 2nd October 1917. Born Cambridge. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 4596 Cambs Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, son of William Edmunds and Clara E A W Wing, a printer's apprentice, born Cambridge and resident with his parents at 8 Priory Street, Huntingdon Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XX. Row C. Grave 20. See also Cambridge St Giles, Cambridge University Press and Cambridge St Luke's
WINTERINGHAM Charles
Sergeant 29745, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29 April 1917. Aged 29. Born Richmond, Yorks, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Cambridge. Son of the late Robert Winteringham, of 18, Havelock Rd., Norwich; husband of Caroline Winteringham, of 18, Priory Rd., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5. See also Chesterton
WOLFE Frank Joseph
Private 4/8098, 10th Battalion, Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 11 June 1918. Aged 22. Born Paddington, London, enlisted London. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Wolfe, of Cambridge; husband of Annie Elizabeth Wolfe, of 6, Trinity Place, King St., Cambridge. He was wounded twice and was torpedoed when crossing from France with frozen feet. Buried in ACHEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot 1. Row D. Grave 39. See also Cambridge Holy Trinity
WOLFE Frederick William
[Listed as William Frederick on SDGW & CWGC] Private G/51693, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 11 August 1917. Aged 22. Born St Giles, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of James William & Mary Ann Wolfe of 1, Collins Buildings, Castle Street, Cambridge. Formerly 6240, Middlesex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 25 to 27. See also Cambridge St Giles
WOLFE William Samuel
Lance Corporal G/40096, 2nd Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died of wounds 25th October 1917. Aged 36. Born Quy, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Robert William Wolfe and Hannah Elizabeth Stanford (formerly Wolfe). Husband of Sarah Nornington Wolfe (nee Smith), of 36, Paradise St., Cambridge; they married in 1906. Formerly 11236, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXII. Row C. Grave 10. See also Stow-Cum-Quy and Cambridge St Andrew the Great
WONFOR Cecil Stanley
Private 19224, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 4th October 1917. Aged 26. Born Longstanton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Wonfor, of 12, Gothic St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 80 to 82 and 163A See also Cambridge St Paul's
WOOD Patrick Bryan Sandford

Lieutenant, 67th Wing, Royal Air Force who died on Friday, 24th May 1918. Aged 19. Son of Charles Wood (Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge), and Charlotte Georgina Wood, of 17, Cranmer Rd., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is the son of Charlotte Georgina WWood, aged 12, at school, born Cambridge, living with hism mother at 17 Cranmer Road, Cambridge. Buried in TARANTO TOWN CEMETERY EXTENSION, Italy. Plot III. Row A. Grave 2. See also Cambridge St Giles and Cambridge St Mary the Great

Killed in a flying accident while serving as pilot with 226 Sqn., Pizzone, Italy; killed flying a DH.4, with observer AM 1 Frederick Johnstone (226106), ad 21, from Inverallen, Kincardineshire - also killed.

WOODALL H
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WOODCOCK Bertram O
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WOODCOCK William H
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WOODLEY Richard J C
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WOODS John William Horace
Private 10226, 6th Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 2nd August 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 26. Born Peterborough, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Mabel Elizabeth Woods, of 4, Britannia Place, East Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 114751, Royal Field Artillery. Buried in POTIJZE CHATEAU GROUNDS CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row C. Grave 10. See also Cambridge St Benets
WOOLLARD Bertram G
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WOOLLARD Harry
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WOOR George
Sapper 288726, 12th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops. Died 11 March 1918. Two dates of birth given on Canadian Archives, born 15 October 1872or 15 February 1869 in Cambridge, husband of Mrs Louisa Elinor (nee Lilley) Woor, of 31 Ainsworth Street, Cambridge; married in Cambridge 1894. Farmer by trade. Attested 6 June 1916 at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, aged 43 years 8 months, height 5 feet 3½ inches, chest 35½ inches, dark complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. In the 1901 census he was aged 34, married to Louisa, an Insurance Agent, born Cambridge, resident 31, Ainsworth Street, Cambridge. Buried in PORTSMOUTH (MILTON) CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot L. Row 6. Grave 37. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 10577 - 18. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
WOOTTEN Hubert Ross
Serjeant 11384, 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 9 August 1915. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Derby. Son of Edwin Wootten, of 14, Willow Walk, Cambridge, and the late Ellen Wootten. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 39 and 41. See also Cambridge All Saints and Cambridge Holy Trinity.
WOOTTON John Wesley
[Also spelt Westley in places] Captain, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 11th October 1917. Aged 26. Born at Nottingham. Son of Arthur Wootton and Julia Emma Wootton; husband of Barbara Wootton, of 56, Abbey Road Mansions, London, N.W.8. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, son of Arthur and Julia E Wootton, born Nottingham, resident at 137, Foxhall Road, Nottingham. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, son of Arthur and Julia Emma Wootton, born Nottingham, resident at 137, Foxhall Road, Nottingham. He was married in the Chesterton Registration District in the July to September Quarter 1917 to Barbara F Adam. Buried in LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 38. See also Cambridge St Marks and Cambridge Short Street Wesleyan Methodist
WRIGHT Charlie A
No further information currently available
WRIGHT George Edward
Private 11430, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 7 July 1916. Aged 21. Born Cambridge, enlisted Straford, Essex, resident Ilford. Son of John Wright, of 45, Lawrence Avenue, Manor Park, Essex, and the late Jane Wright. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A. See also Cambridge All Saints and Cambridge County High School
WRIGHT John Albert
Private 26372, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 13th September 1916. Born Cambridge. Enlisted Aylesbury. In the 1911 census he is the son of Herbert and Elizabeth WRIGHT, aged 21, sugar boiler, born Cambridge and resident 8 Shelly Terrace Shelly Row, Cambridge. Buried in GUILLEMONT ROAD CEMETERY, GUILLEMONT, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row J. Grave 2. See also Cambridge St Giles
WRIGHT Joseph
Private 202354, Labour Corps. Died in United Kingdom 21 Auguist 1917. Aged 39. Enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Florence Minnie Wright, of 109, Union Lane, Milton Rd., Cambridge. Formerly G/54819, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) and 34380, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 2734. See also Cherry Hinton
WRIGHT Leonard A
No further information currently available
WRIGHT Ronald T
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  One of the William WRIGHT's below appears on the Cambridge Short Street Wesleyan Methodist memorial
WRIGHT William
Listed on family gravestone in churchyard. Grave 4I7. Died 1914. No further information currently. See also Cambridge St Giles and Cambridge St Luke's
WRIGHT William H
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WRIGHT William J
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WYE Reginald F
Private 326274, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Enlisted Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, a Van Boy, born Cambridge, resident with his parents at 69, Norfolk Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 50 and 52. See also Cambridge St Matthew's

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