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CAMBRIDGE HOLY TRINITY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Dave Edwards

This unusual memorial takes the form of a wooden shelter in the Churchyard. The names are engraved on the roof beams inside. There is no sign of a Second World War memorial.

Remember members of the Holy Trinity Church
who gave their lives in the Great War
1914 – 1918.

AGGER
Frank Howard
Cpl. 4th Bt. Middlesex Reg., d 23/4/1914, buried: ST.-SYMPHORIEN MILITARY CEMETERY, Mons, Hainaut, Belgium.

From Andy Pay's research into the Marquis de Ruvigny' s Roll of Honour the following:

Volume 1, Part 2, Page 2. AGGER, Frank Howard. Corporal, 12880, 4th Battalion, The Duke of Cambridges Own (Middlesex Regiment). Eldest son of Harry Agger of 4 Market Hill, Cambridge, Hairdresser and Tobacconist, died 13-11-1903, by his wife Elizabeth Sarah , died 16-5-1896, dau of Robert Holder.

Born Cambridge 14-4-1892, educated Farningham and in the Higher Education class , Aldershot (Sept 1913 - Feb 1914). Enlisted 1-1-1910, formed one of the bodyguard at Hyde Park at the coronation of King George V, 22-6-1911. Served with the Expeditionary Force in France and was killed in actionduring the retreat from Mons 23-8-1914. At the time of his death he was in charge of a squad of men guarding a railway bridge, at the small village of Oburg near Mons, they were compelled to retire, and on reaching their lines, Corporal Agger, who had been wounded, was found to be missing. Two of his comrades went out and endeavoured to bring him in, but were wounded and taken prisoners, a shell bursting as they were lifting him from the ground.

He was a good athlete, playing football for Middlesex, and ran in the marathon race from Windsor to London in 1913, which race the king started himself. Unm.

AGGER
Ralph
Pte. 46th Bt. Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regt.), d 29/9/1917, age 23, commemorated: VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Wm. Agger, of 1117, Sherburn St., Winnipeg; husband of Cecile Agger. Born Grantchester.
AGGER
Thomas
Drv. 158th Bde. Ammunition Col., Royal Field Artillery, d 19/4/1919, buried: STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE, Seine-Maritime, France. Son of Mrs. E. Agger, of 30, Greens Rd., Victoria Rd., Cambridge.
BAILEY
Frederick P
Possibly: Cpl. Frank Predam Bailey, 11th Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 2/5/1918, age 21, buried: WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of William N. Bailey, of 10, Maids Causeway, Cambridge.
BOWERS
Henry
Possibly: Pte. Henry Mark Bowers, 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 20/7/1916, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.
BRAND
Charles H
Probably: Pte. C. Brand, 15th Bt. Lancashire Fusiliers, d 10/8/1918, age 26, buried: BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Son of Edward and Alice Brand, of Cambridge; husband of Letitia Brand, of 14, Petworth St., Cambridge.
BURBAGE
George W
Pte. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 14/10/1916, age 25, CONNAUGHT CEMETERY, THIEPVAL, Somme, France. Son of Mrs. M. A. Burbage, of 5, Manor St., Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CLEMENTS
Albert Christopher
Cpl. 165th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf.), d 23/9/1917, age 21, commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of George and Cecilia Clements, of 6, Occupation Rd., Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CLEMENTS
Arthur
No further information currently.
COOPER
Maurice
Probably: 2nd Lt. Maurice Stanley Charles Cooper, 9th attd. 6th Bt. Bedfordshire Reg., d 9/8/1916, age 19, buried: MILLENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Son of Jonathan and Emma Emily Cooper, of 8, Market St., Cambridge.
COX
Bernard Cyril
Pte. 17th Bt. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, d 4/11/1918, age 23, buried: ENGLEFONTAINE BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Son of Herbert Tunstall Cox, and Lilla Cox, of 17, Warkworth St., Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CRANE
Frank Miller
Pte. 2nd Bt. Bedfordshire Reg., d 10/3/1915, age 28, commemorated: LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Robert Crane, of 13, Trinity Place, Cambridge; husband of Sarah Crane, of 23, Adam and Eve Row, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CURZON
Arthur William Harry
Pte. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 8/7/1917, age 34, buried: BRANDHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of Mr. A. G. Curzon, of 10, Willow Walk, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CURZON
Frederick Barton
Rfm. 18th Bt. King’s Royal Rifle Corps, d 12/2/1917, age 33, buried: CAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of Arthur George and Sarah Elizabeth Curzon, of 10, Willow Walk, Cambridge. Trinity Parish. See also Cambridge Guildhall
DARLING
Fred G
Probably: Pte. Fred Darling, 11th Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 7/9/1918, buried: ROYAL IRISH RIFLES GRAVEYARD, LAVENTIE, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Mrs. Louisa Darling, of go, Tring St., Cambridge.
CANDOLE
Alec de
Probably: Lt. Alec Corry Vully de Candole, 4th Bt. Wiltshire Reg., attd. 49th Machine Gun Corps, d 3/9/1918, age 21, buried: AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Son of H. L. C. V. and Helen Edith de Candole, of 6, Little Cloisters, Westminster, London. Native of Cheltenham.
ELLIS
Henry George
Pte. 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 11/4/1917, age 34, commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Vincent and Clara Ellis, of 12, Victoria St., Cambridge; husband of Hetty, Gertrude Ellis, of 47, Castle St., Cambridge. Employed W Eaden Lilley & Co Ltd. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge St Andrew the Great
FROST
George Edward
Pte., 1st Bt Cambridgeshire Reg., d 18/9/1918, age 25, buried: EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY, Somme, France. Son of Frederick Jeffrey Frost and Agnes Annie Frost, of 9, Willow Walk, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
FROST
Leonard Arthur
Rfm. 2nd/16th Bt. London Reg. (Queen’s Westminster Rifles), d 20/2/1918, age 25, buried: JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Son of Helen Frost, of "Rockbarton," 14, St. Barnabas Rd., Cambridge, and the late Arthur Thomas Frost. See also Cambridge Guildhall
FROST
Percy Causton
2nd Lt. 10th (Shropshire & Cheshire Yeomanry) Bt., King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, d 8/9/1918, age 19, buried: VILLERS-FAUCON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Son of Arthur Thomas and Helen Frost, of "Rockbarton," 14, St. Barnabas Rd., Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
GATHERCOLE
Herbert W
No further information currently.
GATHERCOLE
Leonard Herbert
Pte. 5th Bt. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, d 12/9/1915, age 30, commemorated: HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Son of George and Amy Gathercole, of 7, Manor St., Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
HALL
Frederick R
Probably: L/Cpl., 12th Bt. King’s Royal Rifle Corps, d 6/8/1918, age 22, buried: LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY, AVERDOINGT, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Robert and Ellen Hall, of 81, King St., Cambridge; husband of Louise Hall, of Over Rd., Willingham, Cambs.
HOLLOWAY
James
No further information currently.
JOHNSON
Robert John
Pte. 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 30/8/1918, age 21, buried: ECOUST-ST. MEIN BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Johnson, of 24, King St., Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
KIRKUP
Alfred William
Cpl. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 26/9/1917, age 27, commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of Alfred and Alice Kirkup, of 75, King St., Cambridge. Employed Cambridge & District Co-operative Society Ltd. See also Cambridge Guildhall
LAURENCE
Dudley
Possibly: 2nd Lt. Dudley Sydney Laurence, 6th attd. 1st Bt. Rifle Brigade, d 23/10/1916, age 19, buried: CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Son of the Rev. Fred S. Laurence and Frances Alice Laurence, of Cranford House, Moulsford, Berks.
LEA
Sam Betts
L/Cpl. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 26/9/1917, age 25, commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of Rebecca Lea, of "Brookville," The Crescent, Filey, Yorks., and the late Thomas George Lea. See also Cambridge Guildhall
MANSFIELD
Herbert
Private 9862, "A" Squadron, 20th Hussars. Killed in action 4 September 1914. Aged 20. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of James Walter and Sophia Mansfield, of Dove House, New Park St., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is aged 17, son of Walter James and Sophia Mansfield, a Grocer's Errand Boy, born Cambridge and resident 4 Ram Yard, Cambridge. Buried in North-East part of ST. CYR SUR MORIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Seine-Maritime, France. See also Cambridge Guildhall
MISSEN
Edward Roland Cecil
2nd Lt. 2nd Bt. London Regt (Royal Fusiliers), d 4/10/1918, age 19, buried: CAGNICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Missen of Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
MITCHLEY
Jack
Probably: L/Cpl. J H Mitchley, 7th Bt. North Staffordshire Reg., d 27/9/1918, buried: TEHRAN WAR CEMETERY, Iran.
NEAL
David
No further information currently.
NEAL
William
Probably: Pte. 6th Bt. Bedfordshire Reg., d 23/8/1917, age 31, buried: BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Husband of W. Neal, of 11, Manor St., Cambridge.
NEWELL
John Charles
Sgt. 7th Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 12/10/1916, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. See also Cambridge Guildhall
NEWMAN
J H
No further information currently.
NEWMAN
Richard
Possibly: Sgt. Richard Arthur Newman, 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 4/9/1916, age 22, buried: KNIGHTSBRIDGE CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART, Somme, France. Son of Richard and Isabella Newman, of Cambridge.
NICHOLS
Edgar
Lt. 35th Training Depot Station, Royal Air Force, d 24/1/1919, age 27, buried: CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Nichols, of 18, Maids Causeway, Cambridge; husband of Ruby Nichols, of 20, Burghley Rd., Kentish Town, London.
OAKMAN
Harry
Possibly: Pte. Henry William Oakman, 2nd Bt. Essex Reg., d 10/10/1917, age 33, commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of Joseph and Emily Oakman, of The Cabin, Cowper Rd., Cherry Hinton Rd., Cambridge; husband of Mary Ann Oakman, of Cherry Hinton, Cambridge.
RAYNER
Arthur
No further information currently.
SMEE
Cyril
Possibly: Pte. CF Smee, 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 16/8/1916, buried: GUILLEMONT ROAD CEMETERY, GUILLEMONT, Somme, France.
SMITH
Reginald Holt
Pte. 7th Bt. Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Reg), d 23/7/1917, age 35, commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of William Henry Chappel Smith and Elizabeth Jane Smith, of 13, Market St., Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
SWANN
Thomas W
Possibly: Cpl. Thomas W Swann, 17th Bt. Middlesex Reg., d 28/4/1917, commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.
WOLFE
Frank Joseph
Pte. 10th Bt. West Yorkshire Reg., (Prince of Wales’s Own), d 11/6/1918, age 22, buried: ACHEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. 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. See also Cambridge Guildhall
WOODCOCK
William H
No further information currently.
WOOTTEN
Herbert Ross
Sgt., 2nd Bt. Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Reg), d 9/8/1915, commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of Edwin Wootten, of 14, Willow Walk, Cambridge, and the late Ellen Wootten. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge All Saints

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