ST ANDREW THE GREAT WAR MEMORIAL
World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Dave Edwards
information David Manning
Copyright © Phil Curme 2000
This memorial is in the old churchyard.
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.
Died on 28th April 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs Archer, 2 Mitchell St,
Cambridge. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Sergeant Major, 21926, 25th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).
Killed in action 10th April 1918. Formerly 1206, Cambridgeshire
Regiment. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. Panel 11.
Known 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:
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,
The War Memorial at the University Press, Cambridge
University Press Memorial in St. Boltoph's Church, Cambridge
21st Battalion Canadian Infantry and Lieut. RAF. His 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
wounded. Buried at Cabaret Rouge, France. Originally buried at Dechy
Communal Cemetery (German extn.) grave no. 315.
Lieutenant, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 14th
October 1916, age 27. Son of Mr & Mrs D Bradford, Brooklands House,
Brooklands Rd, Cambridge. Buried in Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuile,
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 1st/1st Battalion., Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died Monday,
21st May 1917. Husband of M Chaplin. Employed Robert Sayle &
Co. Buried Trumpington (SS. Mary & Michael) New Churchyard.
Corporal 678265 London Regiment (1st Surrey Rifles). 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
Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension. Somme, France.
Charles Percy [PC]
Rifleman 53314, 15th Battalion, London Regiment (Civil Service Rifles).
Died of wounds 15th April 1917, age 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.
Henry Edward Percy
Private 325149, 1/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Missing
in action 12th October 1916, confirmed killed in action 14th October
1916, age 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.
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
Wednesday 11th April 1917. Age 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.
Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4
Private, 51924, 2nd Battalion, formerly (42012), Training Reserve
Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Born Cambridge. Enlisted Colsterdale,
Cambridge. Resident Cambridge. Died Sunday 8th September 1918. Formerly
1928 West Yorks Regiment. Buried in FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND,Somme,
France. Grave VIII. F. 15.
No further information currently - only possible so far is Claude
Reginald Gifford, Private 14471, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.
Killed in action Wednesday 18th October 1916. Born and enlisted
Cambridge. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier
and Face 1 C and 2 A
Private 42040, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed
in action Thursday 19th September 1918. Age 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. Grave II. H. 45.
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. Commemorated
on the Menon Gate, Ypres.
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.
Private 4231 , 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed
in action Friday, 10th November 1916. Enlisted Cambridge. Commemorated
on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
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 at Etaples Military Cemetery.
William Charles Stanley
Serjeant 481035 41st Gen. Hosp, (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.
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. Commemorated on the Menin
No further information currently
2nd Lieutenant, 3rd, 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.
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.
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. Buried Maroc
British Cemetery, Nord, France. Employed W Eaden Lilley & Co
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 . Grave B. 20.
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.
Private 201906 1st/4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died
Friday, 22nd March 1918. Enlisted Cambridge. Commemorated on POZIERES
MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 16 to 18
Arthur [Herbert or Hubert]
2nd Lieutenant, 14th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment attached 1st/5th
Battalion Manchester Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 16th April
1918. Aged 24. Son of Ellenor Penton, of 48, New Square, Cambridge,
and the late Henry Penton. Buried Couin New British Cemetery.
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, Steernwerck, Nord, France.
23464. 2nd Battalion Suffolk Regiment. Died Tuesday 8th October
1918. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Buried at Naves Communal
Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.
Photographs Copyright © Andy King 2007
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
Private 1853. 1st/1st Battalion Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of
wounds Wednesday 22nd November 1916. Aged 21. Born and enlisted
Cambridge. Buried Cambridge (Histon Rd) Cemetery.
No further information currently. Could be mistranscription,
could be Ernest SHAW, Private 326503, 1st Battalion,
Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 14th October
1916. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3882, Cambridgeshire Regiment.
Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face
No further information currently.
Rifleman 49429 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died of wounds Saturday
2nd November 1918. Age 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. Grave I.
Private 328349, 1st/1st Battalion Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died
of wounds Tuesday, 26th February 1918. Born & enlisted Cambridge.
Buried at Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France.
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
29 August, 2012