ST ANDREW THE GREAT WAR MEMORIAL
World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Dave Edwards
information David Manning
memorial is in the old churchyard of St Andrew's Church and takes the
form of a cross mounted on an octagonal plinth standing on a three-stepped
base. The plinth has the inscriptions on three sides and a wreath, in
relief, at the front. There are 37 names for World War 1 and none for
World War 2.
Copyright © Phil Curme 2000
the brave men
of St Andrew the Great
who fought and died
for King and Country
in the Great War
1914 – 1919.
Able Seaman, Clyde Z/5322 Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division.
Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action on 28th April
1917. Son of Mr & Mrs Archer, 2 Mitchell St, Cambridge. Father was
originally listed as next of kin, Robert Archer, of 1 Mitchell Street,
Coatbridge, Lanark. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais,
France. Bay 1.
Sergeant Major 21926, 25th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).
Killed in action 10th April 1918. Born St Ndrews, Cambridge, enlisted
Cambridge. Formerly 1206, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave.
Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 11.
as 'Teddy'. Christened at St. Matthews Church, 2nd October 1881,
parents Edward Aves and Mary Anne Beales, they were living, at
his birth, at 8 Gwydir Street, Cambridge. He served in the Cambridgeshire
Regiment - previously the Volunteer Force (3rd (Cambs) Volunteer
Btn, Suffolk Regiment) which on 1st April 1908 became the Territorial
Army. He was serving in A company, 1st Cambridgeshire, in 1908.
No 40. He was one of those who sounded the Last Post at Midnight
on 31st March 1908 - Cambridge Evening News article, Friday, 27th
May 1983. At this time he was a Corporal. Sergeant-Drummer, awarded
Territorial Force Efficiency Medal 30thg October 1909. Terminated
his service 5th April 1911. Re-enlisted in "A" company,
in 1911 as No 1206. Married, living 21a Emery St, Cambridge. Employed
as a compositor at the University Press. Lance-Sergeant in 1913-1914.
Volunteered for Imperial Service; he was mobilised with the Cambridgeshire
Regiment on 4th August 1914 and afterwards transferred to the
Machine Gun Corps. Prior to this he was Company Quartermaster-Sergeant
and Company Sergeant-Major in the 1/1st Battalion. Cambridgeshire
Regiment. He landed in France in February 1915 and went to front
with 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment on 14th February 1915, in B
company, 8 platoon, 15 section, as Sergeant; he served overseas
continuously for more than three years. He was reported missing
on 10th April 1918 and later reported killed on that date. At
the time of his death he was Company Sergeant-Major.
is listed on six War Memorials, namely St. George's Chapel,
Ely Cathedral, the list in the entrance to the Guildhall,
Market Square, Cambridge, on Panel
11 of the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium, the War Memorial
in the grounds of St. Andrew The Great Church, Cambridge, on the
War Memorial at the University
Press, Cambridge and on the University
Press Memorial in St. Boltoph's Church, Cambridge
59056, 21st Battalion, Canadian Infantry and Lieutenant, 49th
Squadron, Royal Air Force.
24 September 1918. Aged 28. Son of Mrs. Mary Anne Bennett, of
8, Guest Rd., Cambridge. Originally buried at Dechy Communal Cemetery
(German extn.) grave no. 315. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE
BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, P_as de Calais, France. Plot XIV. Row
F, Grave 6.
attestation papers (dated 6th November 1914 at Kingston, Ontario)
give his details as follows: Born 15th April 1891, Cambridge;
next of kin Clara Kinnear (listed as Sarah on papers), 15, Victoria
St., Cambridge, son of Harry Bennett & Mary Ann Bennett, of
8 Guest Road,Cambridge; trade mechanic, employed at McLaughlin
Buick Auto Factory, Oshawa, Ontario 1911-13; then garage proprietor
at Pembroke, Ontario, 1913-14. In Canada 1911-15; Enlisted 6th
November 1914 at Kingston, Ontario, in 21st Battn., Eastern Ontario
Regt., Canadian Exp. Force. Came to the UK with Battalion May
1915. Transferred to 2nd Division Supply Column, Canadian Army
Service Corps August 1915. Went to France September 1915. With
10 Squadron Royal Flying Corps as observer December 1916 - July
1917; then to UK for pilot training; trained at Thetford, Ford
Farm, Lake Down & Turnberry before being sent to 49 Squadron
(Independent Force), France, 31st August 1918. Shot down, severely
wounded and prisoner of war 24th September 1918, and died of wounds
the same day; serving as a pilot with 49 Sqn. RAF (Beauvois);
flying DH.9 with observer 2/Lt. R.H. Armstrong (prisoner of war),
on bombing raid to Aulnoye railway junction, east of Cambrai.
The 49 Squadron formation was attacked by enemy fighters and lost
three aircraft; in addtion one pilot and two observers returned
Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG
150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 648 - 2
also Cambridge Guildhall
Lieutenant, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action when
shell hit Battalion H.Q. on 14th October 1916. Aged 22. Educated
at Hunstanton Prep School and Bedford Grammar School, joined the
school O.T.C. Commissioned 12th May 1915 into 2/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire
Regiment. Transferred to ‘B’ Company, 1/1st Battalion on 22nd July
1915. At the time of death he was battalion intelligence officer.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Bradford, Brooklands House, Brooklands
Road, Cambridge and University Arms. Buried in Lonsdale Cemetery,
Authuille, Plot IX. Row A. Grave 5. See also Perse
School, Cambridge St Pauls
and Cambridge Guildhall
possibly Arthur Cyril Heffer
Chalk, Rifleman 8029 9th Battalion., King's Royal Rifle Corps who
died at home on Tuesday, 4th June 1918. Age 23. Son of Arthur and
Gertrude E. H. Chalk, of Stapleford. Resident of Stapleford, enlisted
Gidea Park, Essex. Employed Robert Sayle & Co. Buried in STAPLEFORD
CEMETERY. Grave H. 3.
Arthur Hugh Bates
Captain, 1/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment (Territorial Force)
Died of wounds 21 May 1917. Age 41. Husband of M. Chaplin. In the
1911 census he was the huisband of Amelia, father of Eillen Mary
(aged 1), aged 35, a Drapery Buyer, born Leytonstone, Essex, resident
Dalkeith, Hills Road, Cambridge. Buried at the south end of SS.
MARY AND MICHAEL NEW CHURCHYARD, TRUMPINGTON, Cambridge. See also
Perse School, Cambridge
Guildhall, Cambridge St John's
Corporal 678265 [CWGC] or 678275 [SDGW], 21st (County of Lodnon)
Battalion (1st Surrey Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action
Tuesday, 7th May 1918. Born St Andrew the Great, Cambridge, enlisted
Cambridge. Son of Charles William Clark, of 4 St Andrews Street,
Cambridge. Formerly 2740, 1st East Anglian Field Ambulance, Royal
Army Medical Corps posted 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Buried
in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Somme, France. Plot
VIII. Row I. Grave 10. See also Cambridge
[Listed as P C CULLINGFORD on memorial] Rifleman 533114, 15th (County
of London) Battalion (Civil Service Rifles), London Regiment. Died
of wounds 15th April 1917. Aged 33. Born Hulton St Mary, Suffolk,
enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr & Mrs L Cullingford, Sloe House Lodge,
Halstead, Essex. Employed Robert Sayle & Co. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK
MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinghe, Belgium. Plot XII. Row A. Grave 1A.
See also Cambridge Guildhall
Henry Edward Patrick
[Listed as Henry Edward Percy DICKERSON on SDGW, 1911 census and
CWGC give Patrick] Private 325149, 1/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire
Regiment. Missing in action 12th October 1916, confirmed killed
in action 14th October 1916. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Cambridge.
Son of Mrs Jane Johana Dickerson, 12 Earl St, Cambridge. Formerly
1370 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL,
Somme, France. Pier and Face 16 B. See also Cambridge
Guildhall and Cambridge University
Employed Robert Sayle & Co. probably
Samuel Chesire Doubleday, Private G/15738, 1st Battalion, Buffs
(East kent Regiment). Killed in action Wednesday 8th May 1918. Age
26. Born Wittlesea (Whittlesey), enlisted Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey,
resident Melton Mowbray, Upper Borughton Leicestershire. Son of
Samuel Stokes Doubleday and Alice Doubleday, of Whittlesea. Buried
in NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Grave XIV. E. 16.
Henry George S
Private 50199, 2nd Battalion,
Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 11 April 1917. Aged 34. Born
and enlisted Cambridge. 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. No known grave.
Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.
Bay 4. See also Cambridge Holy
Trinity and Cambridge
Private, 51924, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in
action Sunday 8th September 1918. Born Cambridge. Enlisted Colsterdale,
Cambridge. Resident Cambridge. Formerly 42012, Training Reserve
Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment and 1928, West Yorkshire Regiment.
Buried in FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND,Somme, France.
Plot VIII. Row F. Grave 15. See also Cambridge
In the 1911 census William Clare Gifford is aged 12, at school,
son of William Halls Gifford and Matilda Gifford, born Cambridge
and resident 5 St Andrews Court, Cambridge. No Military information
currently found. See also Cambridge
Albert aka Bert
Private 42040, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed
in action Thursday 19th September 1918. Aged 18. Born and enlisted
Cambridge. Son of Percy William and Emma Goodman, of 34, Norwich
St., Cambridge. Buried in TEMPLEUX-LE-GUERARD BRITISH CEMETERY,
Somme, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 45. See also Cambridge
Private 17418, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action
Tuesday, 25th May 1915. Aged 18. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son
of Mr & Mrs Percy William Goodman of 34 Norwich St, Cambridge. No
known grave. Commemorated on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Panel 21. See also Cambridge
Guildhall and Cambridge St Paul's
Private 43454, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action
Monday, 23rd April 1917. Aged 20. Born Fen Ditton, enlisted Huntingdon,
resident Cambridge. Son of Mr & Mrs J.Hagan, of 28 Earl Street,
Cambridge. Formerly 1650, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Commemorated
on the ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5. See also Cambridge
Guildhall and Cambridge University
Private 4231 [CWGC] or 4271 [SDGW], 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire
Regiment. Killed in action Friday, 10th November 1916. Enlisted
Cambridge. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.
Pier and Face 16 B.
Reginald Walter William
Private 242185, 1st/5th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Killed in
action 11th April 1917. Aged 21. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Walter
James and Martha Mary Holder, of Cambridge. Native of Cambridge.
Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot
XIX. Row D. Grave 7A. See also Cambridge
William Charles Stanley
[Spelt HORSEPOOL on memorial] Serjeant 481035, 41st General Hospital
(Territorial Force), Royal Army Medical Corps who died on Sunday,
29th September 1918 at Salonika. Age 26. Born St Andrews, Cambridge,
enlisted Cambridge. Son of William and Sarah Horspool, of 6, Parker
St., Cambridge. Employed Matthew & Son Ltd. Buried in MIKRA
BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Grave 386. See also Cambridge
George Arthur Moxey Tuker
2nd Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen Victoria's
Rifles). Killed in action Monday, 21st May 1917. Aged 20. Son of
George Arthur Johnson, MRCS LRCP (London) and Isabella Anderson
Johnson of 58 St Andrews St, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated
on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Panel 24. See also Cambridge
Guildhall and Perse School
No further information currently
Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached 1st Battalion, Suffolk
Regiment. Died of wounds Friday, 17th November 1916. Aged 29. Son
of Frank Yorke Lee ansd Frances Mary Lee of 68A St Andrews St, Cambridge.
Buried STRUMA MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Plot V. Row D. Grave 9.
See also Cambridge Guildhall
Private, 19741 4th Battalion Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action
Monday 23rd April 1917. Aged 27. Born Christchurch, Cambridgeshire,
enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr and Mrs Lyon of 9 St Andrews Court,
St Andrews St, Cambridge. Husband of Ethel Mary Dean McCann (formerly
Lyon) of 2 Orchard St, Cambridge. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL,
Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Cambridge
Company Serjeant Major 9069, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed
in action Monday 25th June, 1917. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Cambridge.
Son of George Frederick and Ann Mason of Cambridge. Employed W Eaden
Lilley & Co Ltd. Buried MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, GRENAY, Nord,
France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 7. See also Cambridge
Serjeant 5460 1st (Royal) Dragoons. Killed in action near Ypres
on Monday, 19th October 1914. Born Cambridge. Enlisted Bury St Edmunds.
Resident/next of kin Sloane Sq, London. Buried in LEDEGHEM MILITARY
CEMETERY, Ledegem, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section B.
Grave 20. See also Cambridge
Private 9076, 7th Battalion Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Friday,
1st October 1915. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of G.B.
and L.S. Mortlock, of 138, Milton Road, Cambridge. Commemorated
on the LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 37 and 38. See
also Cambridge Guildhall
Private 201906 1st/4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died
Friday, 22nd March 1918. Enlisted Cambridge. Commemorated on POZIERES
MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 16 to 18. See also Cambridge
Arthur [Herbert or Hubert]
Second Lieutenant, 14th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment attached to
1st/5th Battalion, Manchester Regiment who was killed in action
on Tuesday, 16th April 1918. Aged 24. Son of Ellenor Penton, of
48, New Square, Cambridge, and the late Henry Penton. In the 1911
census he is the son of Henry and Ellenor Penton, aged 17, a Corn
Merchant's Clerk, born Cambridge and residing with his family at
48 New Square, Cambridge. Buried in COUIN NEW BRITISH CEMETERY,
Pas de Calais, France. Grave A. 28. See also Cambridge
County High School, Cambridge
St Giles and Cambridge All
Private 325333. 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died Friday, 12th
April 1918. Aged 20. Son of Eli and the late Sarah Quaife of 27
Grafton St, Cambridge. Born at Cambridge. Buried CROIX-DU-BAC BRITISH
CEMETERY, STEENWERCK, Nord, France. Special memorial E. 32. See
also Cambridge Guildhall
23464, 2nd Battalion Suffolk Regiment. Died Tuesday 8th October
1918. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Harriet
Robinson, of 29, Eden St., Cambridge. Buried at NAVES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 2. See also Cambridge
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Private 533202 1st/15th Battalion., London Regt (Prince of Wales'
Own Civil Service Rifles) who died on Saturday, 1st December 1917.
Enlisted Cambridge. Resident Uxbridge. Employed Robert Sayle &
Co. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel
12. See also Cambridge Guildhall
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
Guildhall and Cambridge St Luke's
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
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
Rifleman 49429 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died of wounds Saturday
2nd November 1918. Aged 18. Born, enlisted and resident Cambridge.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Taylor, of 19, Orchard St., Cambridge.
Buried in CAMBRAI EAST MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I.
Row B. Grave 27. See also Cambridge
Private 328349, 1st/1st Battalion Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died
of wounds Tuesday, 26th February 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge.
Buried at TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot IV.
Row F. Grave 23. See also Cambridge
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
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