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CAMBRIDGE ST. MATTHEW'S WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Rolls of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © David Pilkington 2014

additional information Martin Edwards

St Matthew's Church is to be found at 30 St Matthew's Street, Cambridge. The war memorial takes the form of two brass plates mounted on a wooden background and fixed to the southeast wall of the church over the baptistry. There are 135 names for World War 1 and an additional 17 names from World War 1 on the base plaque, there are four names for World War 2.

Photographs Copyright © David Pilkington 2014

To the Glory of God
and in honour of the men of
St Matthew's Parish, Cambridge
who made the Supreme Sacrifice in the
Great War 1914 - 1918

ARNOLD Charles Sidney
Lance Corporal 16371, "A" Company, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 3 August 1916. Aged 28. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Elizabeth Daisy Arnold, of 147, York St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Cambridge Guildhall
ASPLEN Charles S.
[Spelt ASPLIN on Cambridge Guildhall] Lance Corporal, 21928 39th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), who Killed in action on Tuesday, 3rd September 1918. Age 31. Enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Elizabeth Asplen, of 18, New St., Cambridge. Formerly 1813, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Went to France 14th February 1915, 'B' Company, transferred to 118th Brigade Machine Gun Corps in 1916, which later amalgamated to become 39th Battlion Machine Gun Corps. Buried in MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, MONCHY-LE-PREUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 32. [ASPLEN on CWGC]. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Girton
AYLETT William George
Private 42038, "A" Company, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 20 September 1918. Aged 18. Born Chesterton, resident Cambridge. Son of John Frederick and Harriett Deborah Aylett, of 31, Norfolk Terrace, Norfolk St., Cambridge. Formerly 45057, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in DOINGT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 23. See also Cambridge Guildhall
AYRES Sidney Charles
Pioneer 13004, H.Q. Special Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 5 November 1916. Born and enlisted Cambridge, aged 18, 15 January 1914. Son of Sidney Charles Ayres, of 27 Mackenzie Road, Cambridge then 79 Sturton Street, Cambridge. Formerly 1782, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Apprentice Plumber before enlisting. Joined his unit is the field 4 March 1916. In the 1911 census the surname is spelt AYERS, he was aged 15, born Cambridge, Bakers Errand Boy, living with his parents, Charles and Beatrice, at 79 Sturton Street, Cambridge. Buried in LONGUEVAL ROAD CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section H. Grave 9. See also Cambridge Guildhall
BAKER Albert Sidney
Private 3/8911, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 20 July 1916. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Born 18 August 1896, admitted to Cambridge, Brunswick Boys' School, in 1910. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, unemployed (just left school), born Cambridge St Andrew the Less, resident with his parents Henry James and Nellie Baker, at 60 Sturton St Cambridge, Cambridge. Buried in CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Plot XIV. Row C. Grave 22. See also Cambridge Guildhall
BALDREY Cyril Edgar
Private 271192, 7th Battalion, bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 24 April 1918. Enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Mr. C. W. Baldrey, of 13, Cwydir St., Cambridge. Formerly 4120, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in ADELAIDE CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX, Somme, France. Plot II. Row L. Grave 6. See also Cambridge Guildhall
BARBER Leonard Horace
Private 7005, 1/7th Battalion (Territorial), Northumberland Fusiliers. Died fo wounds 19th November 1916. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of William James and Susan Anderson Barber, of 3, Bentinck St., Cambridge; husband of Winifred Maud Barber, of 34, Broad St., Cambridge. Buried in FLESQUIERES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 8. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge St Pauls
BAREFORD Charles [Frederick John]
Sapper WR/215377, Railways (Railway Troops Depot), Royal Engineers. Died in Mesopotamia 9 June 1918. Aged 39. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Andrew and Ellen E. Bareford. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, a Railway Engine Fireman, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Andrew and Ellen E, at 2 York Terrace, Cambridge. Formerly 20519, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XII. Row E. Grave 13. See also Cambridge Guildhall
BAVISTER Herbert Louis
[Naval records have him as Herbert Lewis BAVISTER] Stoker 1st Class SS/110902, H.M.S. "Pembroke", Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 3 September 1917. Born 31 July 1889 in Cambridge. Son of Ann, of 68, New Street, Cambridge. Buried in CAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot/Row/Section IX. Grave 50. See also Cambridge Guildhall
BEARD David
Lance Corporal 26329, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's L:ight Infantry. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Aged 27. Born Cambridge, enlisted Penzance, Cornwall, resident Long Rock, S.O., Cornwall. Husband of M. E. L. Rowe (formerly Beard), of Pleming, Long Rock, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6. See also Cambridge Guildhall
BENSTEAD Herbert William
Private 285029, 1/6th Battalion, Gl;oucestershire Regiment. Died 9 October 1917. Aged 22. Son of William Frederick and Emily Rosa Benstead, of Fring House, 12, Gwydir St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 72 to 75. See also Cambridge Guildhall
BERRY, DSM Percy R
Private CH/13352, 1st Royal Marine Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed in action 8 November 1916. Aged 32. Husband of Edith Berry, of 6, Bastion St., Radford, Nottingham. Awarded the Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.) and Mentioned in Despatches. Born 23 December 1883 in Old Radford, Nottinghamshire, a Cycle Hand by trade, enlistede 27 May 1902 at Nottingham, originally discharged 19 May 1914 and he was resident 21 South Street, East Road, Cambridge. Enrolled in the Reserve 30 May 1914 and later recalled. Heght 5 feet 9½ inches, fesh complexion, light brown hair, grey eyes, reilgious denomination Church of England. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section F. Grave 62. See also Cambridge Guildhall
BILLING William Thomas
Private 48080, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 22 April 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Husband of A. Garland (formerly Billing), of 20, Norfolk St., Cambridge. Formerly 45792, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in ST. VENANT-ROBECQ ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, ROBECQ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 13. See also Cambridge Guildhall
BLINCO, DCM Charles William
Serjeant 8131, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 19 April 1918. Aged 30. Born Swaffham Bulbeck, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Clara Mary Blinco, of 13, Vicarage Terrace, Cambridge. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct medal (D.C.M.). Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XI. Row C. Grave 5. See also Cambridge Guildhall

DCM Citation:

8131 Sjt. C. BLINCO (Cambridge)
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in a raid on the enemy's trenches. When all his officers were wounded and the company disorganised by a hostile barrage he took command, reorganised his men, and led them successfully to the objective. Later, he made several journeys, bringing back the wounded under heavy fire. He showed the greatest initiative and courage throughout. (6 February 1918
)

CARSE Horace James
Sapper 71039, 37th Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 22 April 1917. Born St. Paul's, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Baptised 29 Nov 1885 in St. Paul's, Cambridge, son of George and Elizabeth Carse, of Gothic Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 25, born Cambridge, employed as a Faultsman National Telephone Co Ltd, resident with his parents, George and Elizabeth, at 5 David Street, Cambridge. Buried in HERVIN FARM BRITISH CEMETERY, ST. LAURENT-BLANGY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 4. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CARSE William
Note: An Alfred William Carse, brother of Horace (above), was baptised at St. Paul's, Cambridge 18 March 1898, son of George and Elizabeth Carse, of 2 Russell Place, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Cambridge, a butcher, resident with his parents George and Elizabeth, at 5 David Street, Cambridge. He lived until 1984 when he died in Cambridge. He served as Sapper 528120, East Ambulance Divisional Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted 1 March 1915, resident 5 David Street, Cambridge, aged 20 years, 4 months, height 5feet 11½ inches, chest 37½ inches. He had a claim for Malaria. Seriously fractured 4th finger of the right hand. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CARTER Albert William
Pioneer 24092, 23rd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 2 August 1918. Aged 25. Born Great Shelford, enlisted Woolwich, Kent, resident Feltham, Middlesex. Husband of Kathleen Mary Carter, of "Montrose," Hanworth Rd., Feltham, Middx. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Greatn Shelford, a Machine Minder, resident with his oparents, William Henry and Maria Carter, at 1 Chapel Street, Old Chesterton. Buried in PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 12. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CARTER Charles Cecil
Charles (known as Chas) was born in 1896, the son of William Henry and Maria, who at that time were living at 134 York Street. At the beginning of the war Charles was working for Dales Brewery and later enlisted at Cambridge into the Devonshire Regiment. As private No.9872 he was a member of the 1st Battalion. From 19th July 1916 the Battalion was in reserve positions south west of Longueval, later moving into support trenches in Delville Wood. After much heavy fighting the Battalion was relieved on the 29th.

Charles was killed in action on the 27th July aged 20. Again he has no known grave; his name appears on the Thiepval Memorial, pier 1c, together with the names of 498 other members of the Devonshire Regiment. The total number of allies killed on the Somme front during July/August 1916 was 15,104. A report of Charles' death and his photo appear in the Cambridge Independent Press of 20th October 1916 and also reports in the Cambridge Chronicle of 16th August and the Cambridge Daily News of 8th August 1916. See also Chesterton Arbury and Cambridge Guildhall

CARTER Thomas Daniel Richard
Thomas was born in 1899, the younger brother of Charles and son of William Henry and Maria. Since 1916 Mrs. Carter had moved from 134 York Street to number 91, she was then on her own. After working for the Cambridge Daily News, Thomas went to Bury and enlisted into the 4th Battalion. Bedfordshire Regiment as private No.41833. One week after arriving in France the Battalion was in action, during the main advance the Battalion was cut off; the Col. and many men were killed. Thomas was posted as missing believed killed in action on the 27th March 1918, aged 19. As he has no known grave his name appears on the Arras Memorial, France, bay 5.

A report on Thomas' death appears in the Cambridge Daily news on Monday 6th May 1918 and in the Cambridge Independent Press on Friday 10th May. The father William was in the Suffolk Regiment and had been in France since January 1916, and the eldest son, Sapper A. Carter, Royal Engineers, since 1914; both survived the war. See also Chesterton Arbury and Cambridge Guildhall

CHANDLER Charles
Private 2300, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 September 1916. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Chandler, of 24, Ainsworth St., Cambridge. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 14. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CHAPMAN Bertram
Private 242226, 2/6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 8 March 1917. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 1721, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Son of the late William Chapman and of Louisa Chapman, of 82, York St., Cambridge. Buried in FOUQUESCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row AA. Grave 8. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CHAPMAN Sidney Albert
Lance Corporal 325118, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Formerly 1261, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Chapman, of 115, York St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CHAPMAN Urban
Able Seaman R/285, Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Missing, assumed killed in action 24th April 1917. Born Burwell 14th June 1884. Son of Fuller and Frances Chapman of Burwell Cambs (from 1891 Census) and brother of Thomas Harry Chapman (who also died); huband of , F.A. Chapman, 52 Young St., Cambridge. A Lamplighter. Part of the Army Reserve 11th November 1915 and entered Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 25th September 1916, draft for BEF 16th December 1916, joined Nelson Battalion 9th january 1917 until his death. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1. See also Cambridge Gas Company and Cambridge Guildhall
CHAPMAN William
Possibly Private 9787, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 August 1916. Born Soham, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CHARTER Walter
Private 269162, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Born Cambridge, enlisted Hitchin, Hertfordshire, resident Baldock, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 54 and 56. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CLARK Ernest Jonathan
Private G/19117, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 13 October 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Buried in VADENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, MAISSEMY, Aisne, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 9. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CLARK George James
Private 326608, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Aged 27. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Clark, of 86, Norfolk St., Cambridge; husband of Elizabeth Ann Bailey (formerly Clark), of 10, Staffordshire St., East Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 4093, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CLARK, MM Harold John
[Listed as CLARKE on CWGC] Private 326525, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3923, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Awarded the Military Medal (m.M.). Buried in PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row B. Grave 9. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CLARK John Edward
Lance Corporal 5897, 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 7 November 1914. Aged 30. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Husband of Miriam Catherine Duce (formerly Clark), of II, Hooper St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 34. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CLARK Reginald Walter
Private 23635, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 14 September 1916. Aged 19. Born Cambridge, enlisted Chatteris. Son of Walter George and Louisa Emily Clark, of 125, Sturton St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 D. See also Cambridge Guildhall
COLLINS Arthur Thomas
Private G/61630, 24th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 29 April 1917. Born Trumpington, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 10299, East Kent Regiment. IN 1911 he was aged 27, born Trumpington, a Baker, married to Emma with one daughter, resident 32 Sedgwick Street, Romsey Town, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3. See also Cambridge Guildhall
COLLINS George William
Lance Corporal 34941, 9th Battalion, Loyal Noth Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 10 April 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 4538, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in CROIX-DU-BAC BRITISH CEMETERY, STEENWERCK. Nord, France. Grave lost. Special Memorial. H. 6. See also Cambridge Post Office and Cambridge Guildhall
COOK John Jonah
Sapper WR/262108, 18th Light Railway Company, Royal Engineers. Died 9 April 1919. Aged 39. Son of John and Louisa Cook, of Cambridge. Buried in ST. PIERRE CEMETERY, AMIENS, Somme, France. Plot XV. Row B. Grave 6. See also Cambridge Guildhall
COOLEY William James
Private CH/7606, H.M.S. "Cressy", Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed in action in the North Sea 22 September 1914. Born 2 November 1875 in St. Matthew, Cambridge. Husband of Alice Cooley, of 18 Berridge Road, Sheerness. In 1911 he was aged 31. born Cambridge, a General Labourer, married to Alice with two sons and a daughter, resident 53 Russell Street, Mile Town, Sheerness, Kent. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 7. See also Cambridge Guildhall
COOTE William George
Private 326061, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 29 July 1917. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 2994, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 17. See also Cambridge Guildhall
COVILL Edward
Private 7723, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 5 May 1915. Aged 33. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of James Covill, of Cambridge; husband of Mrs. M. J. Smith (formerly Covill), of 27, Bradmore St., East Rd., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 20. See also Cambridge Guildhall
CROUCH Walter Leslie John
Private 132119, 50th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 18 October 1918. Aged 19. Born St Matthew's, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Clara L. Crouch, of 22, Ainsworth St., Cambridge, and the late Charles Crouch. Buried in HIGHLAND CEMETERY, LE CATEAU, Nord, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 16. See also Cambridge Guildhall
DAY Harry
Private 6187, 24th (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's). London regiment. Killed in action 17 September 1916. Born St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Formerly 24892, 3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 D, 9 C, 13 C and 12 C. See also Cambridge Guildhall and possibly H B DAY see Cambridge County High School
DOCKERILL Albert Edward
Gunner RMA/1534/S, H.M.S. Vanguard, Royal Marine Artuillery. Died 9 July 1917. Aged 22. Son of Henry Edward and Eliza Dockrill, of 59, Norfolk Terrace, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 27. See also Cambridge Guildhall
EARL Frederick George
Private G/67712, 6th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey regiment). Killed in action 13 May 1918. Aged 19. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Geo. and Mrs. E. M. Earl, of 84, Guyder Street (sic), Cambridge. Formerly 3402, 8th Yeomanry Cyclists. Buried in ACHEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot 1. Row C. Grave 29. See also Cambridge Guildhall
EDWARDS Alfred
Lance Corporal 16654, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Born and enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Cambridge Guildhall
FALLOWES Frederick Albert
Private S/10765, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 3 May 1915. Aged 19. Born St. Matthew's, Cambridge, enlisted Woolwich, Kent, resident Cambridge. Son of Albert Edward and Alice Ann Fallowes of 128, Sturton St., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Cambridge, an Errand Boy, resident with his parents, Albert Edward and Alice Ann Fawllowes, at 128 Sturton Street, Cambridge. Attested 8 August 1914 at Woolwich, a Labourer by trade, height 5 feet 5¾ inches, weight 116lbs, chest 33½ inches, slightly flat feet, grey eyes, brown hairreligious denomination Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 12 and 14. See also Cambridge Guildhall
FEAST George
Private 22441, 5th Battalion, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers). Killed in action in Salonika 8 December 1915. Aged 49. Born Ely, Cambridgeeshire, enlisted Hereford, resident Cambridge. Son of Robert William and Eliza Feast; husband of F. G. Feast, of 13, Caroline Place, East Rd., Cambridge. Baptised 17 NOvember 1866, in Ely, Holy Trinity, son of William and Mary Feast, of Newnham Street, Ely. Formerly 16491, Bedfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece. See also Cambridge Guildhall
FEW Arthur Edwin
Lance Corporal 27215, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 6 September 1916. Aged 21. Born Norwich, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds, resident Cambridge, Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Few, of Cambridge. Buried in GORRE BRITISH AND INDIAN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 4. See also Cambridge Guildhall
FISK Richard William
Lance Corporal 41456, 13th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Aged 38. Born Brandon, Norfolk, enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late Robert Fisk, of Cambridge; husband of Lily Fisk, of 1, Bank Cottages, Baldock Rd., Buntingford, Herts. Formerly 17289, Suffolk Regiment. Originally attested 13 July 1896, agd 18 years 6 months, assigned service no. 1756, 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Born Brandon, Cambridge (sic), a Labourer. Attested again 8 June 1897, assigned service number 4630, Suffolk Regiment, born Brandon, Suffolk (sic), Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 22. See also Cambridge Guildhall
FLACK Harry
Private 14101, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. born. Killed in action 18 June 1917. Aged 25. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Baptised 5 July 1891 in Cambridge, St Andrew the Less, son of Tom and Annie, of 153 Sturton Street, Cambridge. Son of Tom and Annie Flack, of 166, Sturton St., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, born Cambridge, a College Servant. resident with his parents, Tom and Annie, at 196 Sturton Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France, Bay 4. See also Cambridge Guildhall
FRANKLIN Ernest Arthur
Serjeant 201091, 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action Saturday, 3rd November 1917 in Palestine. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Bedford. Formerly 20596, Bedfordshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was the son of Arthur and Emily Franklin, unmarried, aged 24. a Milk Seller, born Cambridge and resident 2a York Terrace, Cambridge. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot XXIX. Row B. Grave 7. See also Cambridge St John's and Cambridge Guildhall
FROST Christopher William
Private 12695, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Saturday, 1st July 1916. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. H.J. & Mrs. J. Frost, 6 Laundry Cottages, Laundry Lane, Cherry Hinton. Brother of William and Montague below. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1C and 2A. See also Cherry Hinton and Cambridge Guildhall
FULCHER Joseph Alfred
Private 6268, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 26 August 1914. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Baptised 8 July 1884 at Cambridge, St Giles, son of Joseph and Emma Mercy Anne Fulcher, of Masons Court, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 27, born Cambrdge, living on his own, a Coal Porter, resident 1 River Place, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France. See also Cambridge Guildhall
FULLER John William
Private 34194, 9th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment) trasnferred to 472167, 942nd Area Employment Company, Labour Corps. Killed in action 30 May 1918. Born Kensington, Middlesex, enlisted London, resident Cambridge. Formerly 8202, Royal Army Service Corps. In the 1911 census he was aged 37, married to Edith Miriam with one son, born Kensington, London, a Plumber Builders, resident 71 Ainsworth Street, Cambridge. Buried in LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 7. See also Cambridge Guildhall
GENTRY Albert Victor
Acting Bombardier 85830, "B" Battery, 83rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds in the United Kingdom 19 July 1917. Aged 30. Born Cambridge, enlisted London. Son of Emily Gentry, of 129, Sturton St., Cambridge, and the late George Gentry. Buried in CAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot/Row/Section III. Grave 38. See also Cambridge Guildhall
GILL James Matthew
Corporal 3224, Suffolk Yeomanry (The Duke of York's Own Loyal Suffolks). Died of wounds in the Egyptian Theatre 19 December 1915. Born Fordham, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Ipswich, resident Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 19. See also Cambridge Guildhall
GILLSON Thomas
Private G/18324, 11th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 15 June 1917. Aged 27. Son of Thomas and Ada Gillson, of 78, Norfolk St.; husband of Lily Halls (nee Townsend)(formerly Gillson), of 74, Norfolk St., Cambridge, married 1911 in Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is aged 22, born Cambridge, a House Painter living with his widowed mother, Ada, at 78, Norfolk Street, Cambridge. In 1901 he was aged 12, living with his widowed mother, Ada, at 21, Norfolk Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 45 and 47. See also Cambridge Guildhall
GINGER Arthur Alfred
Lance Corporal 20122, "A" Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Died of wounds in Palestine 7 April 1918. Aged 21. Born 20 June 1896 in Watford, Hertfordshire, enlisted Ely, Cambridgeshire, resident Cambridge. Son of Alfred and Mary Ann Ginger, of 41, Gwydir St., Cambridge. Formerly 3364, Suffolk Yeomanry. Baptised 18 September 1896 in Watford, Hertfordshire. In the 1911 census he is aged 14, son of Alfred and Mary Ann Ginger, an Errand Boy for a Grocer, born Watford, Hertfordshire, resident 41 Gwydir Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, son of Alfred and Mary Ginger, born Watford, Hertfordshire, resident Old Courthall, Godmanchester, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire. Admitted to Barnwell Boys' School, Cambridgehsire in 1907. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section AA. Grave 55. See also Cambridge Guildhall
GODLINGTON Percy James
either Private 4503 Australian Infantry,. Died Wed, 16 August 1916 or Private 261928, 360th Company, Labour Corps formerly Private 3492, 6th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Enlisted 20 October 1915. Discharged as unfit serve any longer 24 December 1917 (Para Army Order 265/1917. Para 392 Sickness xvi (a) (i)). Aged 24. Silver War Badge issued 13 February 1918. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, son of William and Florence Godlington, born Cardiff, Glamorganshire, resident 22, Portugal Place, Cambridge. The only death matching this man was in September 1975 for Percy John Godlington in Derby Registration District, Derbyshire, born circa 1893. He was entitled to the British War Medal and Victory Medal. See also Cambridge Guildhall
GOLDING Dennis [Alfred]
Corporal 1745, 1/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds Tuesday 10th October 1916. Age 27. Born Glemsford, Suffolk, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Alfred and Amelia Golding, of Cambridge. Went to France on 14 February 1915. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, son of Alfred and Amelia Golding, a Baker, born Glemsford, resident 41 York Street, Cambridge. IN the 1901 census he was aged 12, at school, living with hi parents, born Glemsford, resident Bells Lane, Glemsford, Sudbury, Suffolk. Entitled to British War Medal and Victory Medal. Buried in STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE, Pas de Calais, France. Division 3. Row K. Grave 10. See also Cambridge Guildhall
GOODLIFFE George Frederick
Private 260226 [CWGC] or 206226 [SDGW], 2nd/8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 27 August 1917. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Baptised 23 October 1889 in Cambridge, Holy Trinity, son of William and Rebecca Goodliffe, of Mill Road, Cambridge. Formerly 330989, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 75 to 77. See also Cambridge Guildhall
HALLS Herbert Leonard
Driver 198220, 58th (London) Division Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Died 29th March 1918. Aged 30. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Edward and Nellie Halls, of Cambridge; husband of M. F. Halls, of 28 Hooper St, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was the son of Augusta Amelia Halls (a widow), aged 23, a Printer, born Cambridge and resident with his mother at 9 Park Street, Cambridge. Buried in CHAUNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION Aisne, France. Plot 3. Row J. Grave 8. See also Cambridge St Mark's, Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Guildhall
HALLS Robert Henry
Private 2491, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial Force), Norfolk Regiment. Died 21 August 1915. Aged 26. Enlisted Great Yarmouth. Son of Mr. Robert Henry and Mrs. Ann Eliza (nee Cook) Halls, of 36, South St., Cambridge. In the 1901 census he is aged 11, son of Richard Henry and Eliza Halls, resident 36, South Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 45. See also Cambridge Guildhall
HARBEN William
Private 142430, 34th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 30 April 1916. Aged 23. Born St. Matthew, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Benjamin and Emma Harben, of 19, Young St., Cambridge. Formerly 6306, East Kent Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Cambridge, a Greengrocer's Assistant, resident with his parenst, Benjamin and Emma, at 19, Albert Street, New Street, Cambridge. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IX. Row B. Grave 19. See also Cambridge Guildhall
HARDWICK Thomas William
[Listed as William Thomas HARDWICK on CWGC & SDGW] Private 329089, 1st/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 August 1918. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Baptised 17 December 1891 at Cambridge, St Andrew the Less, son of Martha Matilda and Frederick Hardwick, of 66 Burleigh Street, Cambridge. Son of Frederick and Martha Matilda Hardwick, of 151 Sturton St., Cambridge. Formerly 3039, Cambridgeshire Regiment. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Cambridge, resident with his parenst, Frederick and Martha, at 2, Paradise Street, Cambridge. Buried in MEAULTE MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section G. Grave 13. See also Cambridge Guildhall
HARDWICK William
No further information currently available. See also Cambridge Guildhall
HAYLOCK Edward John
[Listed as J HAYLOCK on CWGC] Private 7809, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 6 December 1918. Baptised 1890 at Cambridge, St. Giles, son of Albert Arthur and Jane Haylock, of Gloster Street, Cambridge. In the 1891 census he was under 1 year of age, born Cambridgeshire, son of Albert A and Jane Haylock, resident Lawrences Yard, Gloucester Street, St Giles, Cambridge. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, KASSEL, Hessen, Germany. Plot V. Row L. Grave 11. See also Cambridge St Giles and Cambridge Guildhall
HEWITT Percy
Private 21005, 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 22 February 1916. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of John Carter Hewitt and Sarah A Hewitt, of 153, Sturton Street, Cambridge. Formerly 7274, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment. War Office list his next of kin as Mrs. Sarah A Hewitt, of 153, Sturton Street, Cambridge. Served in France 8 November 1914 to 29 September 1915, then from 1 January 1916 until his death. Height 5 feet 3 inches, weight 104lbs, chest 32½ inches, blue eyes, dark brown hair, religious denomination Wesleyan. Attested 10 March 1913, at Cambridge, aged 17 years 8 months, Shop Assistant before enlistment. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Cambridge, an Errand Boy, resident with his parents, John and Sarah, at 153, Sturton Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C. See also Cambridge Guildhall
HOLMES Horace Charles
[Listed as Charles Horace on Guidlhall] Private 36573, 6th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 3 May 1917. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3791, Hertfordshire Regiment. In the 1901 census he is aged 4, son of Zacharia and Catherine Holmes, resident 11, Staffordshire Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7. See also Cambridge Guildhall
HONES George
Private 7163, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 26 August 1914. Born St. Matthews, Cambridge, enlisted Ipswich. Son of Harry Hones who was resident in 1905 at 64, Norfolk Street, Cambridge. Attested and passed fit at Ipswich, 18 October 1905, as Private 3065, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, aged 20, a Labourer, height 5 feet 3¼ inches,chest 32½ inches, fresh complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. In the 1911 census he was aged 26, born Cambridge, Private serving with the 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, based at Mustapha Pacha Barracks, Alexandria, Egypt. In the 1891 census he is liested as Arthur George Hones, aged 7, a scholar, son of Harry and Elizabeth Hones, resident Edward Street, Cambridge. Buried North (or left) of main path in CASTRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Aisne, France. See also Cambridge Guildhall
HORN Owen Farey
Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Grave III.E.12. Private, 285150, Owen Farey Horn, 1/6th Bn. Gloucestershire Regiment. Gassed in action 09-08-17; died of wounds (gas) 11-08-17, aged 26. Formerly 976, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Employed as a Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Son of John and Harriet Horn; husband of Kathleen Horn, 111, York Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Guildhall
HOROBIN Frank
Private 24759, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 24 March 1917. Born Cambridge, enlisted Bromley, Kent. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, an Errand Boy, born Cambridge, resident with his parents Alfred John and Naomi Ann Horobin, at 57, Ainsworth Street, Cambridge with his brother Tom (below). In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Cambridge, resident with his parents Alfred John and Naomi Ann Horobin, at 57, Ainsworth Street, Cambridge with his brother Tom (below). Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row K. Grave 29.
HOROBIN Tom
Private 326494, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 28 March 1918. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3866, Cambridgeshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, an Errand Boy, born Cambridge, resident with his parents Alfred John and Naomi Ann Horobin, at 57, Ainsworth Street, Cambridge with his brother Frank (above). In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born Cambridge, resident with his parents Alfred John and Naomi Ann Horobin, at 57, Ainsworth Street, Cambridge with his brother Frank (above). No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 84 and 85.
HOWLETT Arthur Robert
Private 3/7776, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 20 July 1916. Born 24 March 1889 in Cambridge, enlisted Ely, Cambridgeshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 17, an Errand Boy, born Cambridge, son of James T and Mary A Howlett, resident 6, Ainsworth Street, Cambridge, with his brother Percy (below). In the 1891 census he was aged 7, a scholar, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, James and Mary A, in Ainsworth Street, Cambridge.Admitted to St. Alban's School, Cambridge, 1899. Buried in DIVE COPSE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAILLY-LE-SEC, Somme, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 14. See also Cambridge Guildhall
HOWLETT Percy Wilfred
Pioneer 84460, 228th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 9 August 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born Cambridge, son of James T and Mary A Howlett, resident 6, Ainsworth Street, Cambridge, with his brother Arthur (above). No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3. See also Cambridge Guildhall
HOWLETT Henry Thomas aka Karry
Serjeant 11395, 9th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment.) Killed in action on 8th April 1916. Aged 36. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Halifax. Son of William Edward and Mary Ann Howlett, of Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is listed as Henry Howlett, husband of Charlotte Elizabeth Howlett, aged 35, warehouse porter, born St Giles, resident 64 Ainsworth Street, Cambridge. Buried in CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, Nord, France. Plot IX. Row G. Grave 71. See also Cambridge St Giles and Cambridge Guildhall
HOYE Cecil Frederick George
Private 26874, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 19 July 1919. Aged 19. Son of Frederick and Elizabeth Hoye, of 5, York St., Cambridge. Holy Trinity Parish. IN the 1901 census he was aged 1, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, Frederick C and Elizabeth, at 5, York Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is aged 11, born St. Matthew, Cambridge, residetn with his parents, Frederick Charles and Elizabeth Hoye, at 5 York Street Cambridge. Buried in CAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot/Row/Section XIII. Grave 12. See also Cambridge Guildhall
KELLEY Alfred
[Spelt KELLY on Guildhall] Private 3/9248, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 13 November 1916. Born St Matthews, Cambridge, and enllisted Cambridge. Son of Thomas Kelley, of 63 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge. Attested 16 June 1905 at Cambridge as Private 6992, Suffolk Regiment, aged 18 years 10 months, a Labourer, height 5 feet 3¾ inches, chest 36½ inches, sallow complexion, grey eyes, light brown hair, discharge 4 September 1905 as "Not likely to become an efficient soldier". Buried in QUEENS CEMETERY, PUISIEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 1. See also Cambridge Guildhall
KIRKUP Frederick William Spring

Private 1714, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died 30 November 1918. Birth registered in the October to December Quarter 1895 in the Cambridge Registration District, St. Giless parish. Enlisted 5 August 1914, discharged 27 November 1915 due to gunshot wounds to the head received 20 April 1915 (King's Regulation 392 (xvi)) which caused paralysis, issued with a Silver Badge 16 November 1916, no. 81224. Death registered in October to December Quarter 1918 in the Bury St. Edmunds Registration District. When he enlisted he was aged 18 years 4 months, a Baker by trade, 5 feet 7¼ inches, chest 34½ inches, served in France 14 February 1915 to 25 April 1915. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, son of Frederick and Ada Kirkup, resident 2, Nelson Street, Cambridge. When he was disharged his mother, Ada, was living at 16 Caroline Place, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall

KNIGHTLEY [Harry] Henry William Louis
Private 15851, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Enlisted Impington. In the 1901 census he was aged 19, a Gardener, born Impington, resident with his widowed mother, Charlotte, in Doctors Close, Impington, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire. In the 1911 census he was married to Emily with three sons, aged 29, a Gardener, born Impington, resident 9, St Matthews Court, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Histon & Impington and Cambridge Guildhall
LANGFORD Sidney
Private 16441, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 2 August 1916. Aged 24. Born, 14 December 1891, and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Laura Langford, of 32, Staffordshire St., Cambridge, and the late Sidney Langford. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Cambridge, a Printer, resident with his parents, Sidney and Laura, at 38, Staffordshire Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Cambridgeshire, resdient with his parents, Sidney and Laura, at 38, Staffordshire Street, Cambridge. In 1900 he was admitted to Barnwell Boys' School, Barnwell, Cambridge, 38, Staffordshire Street, Cambridge, of St. Matthew's Parish. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Cambridge Guildhall
LAWRENCE Sidney George
Private 50211, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 1 June 1917. Aged 38. Born Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Annie Matilda Lawrence, of 10, Edward St., Cambridge. Formerly 34930, Suffolk Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 32, a Compositor, born Chesterton, Cambridge, married to Annie Matilda with two daughters, resident 4, Gwydir Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 22, a Printer & Compositor, born Chesterton, Cambridge, resident with his widowed mother, Sarah, at 56, Gwydir Street, Cambridge. In 1891 he was aged 12, a Scholar, resident with his parents, John N and sarah, in Gwydir Street, Cambridge. In 1881 he was aged 1, born Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents John N and Sarah, at 27, Norfolk Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Cambridge Guildhall
LEE Charles
Air Mechanic 3rd Class 85213, Royal Flying Corps. Drowned 31 December 1917 while aboard "Osmanich". Aged 36. Husband of Charlotte Lee, of 19, Ainsworth St., Cambridge. Originally from Hingham, Norfolk. In the 1901 census he was aged 18, born Hingham, Norfolk, a Painter, resident Church Street, Hingham, Forehoe, Norfolk. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section F. Grave 26.
LEE Henry James Sydney
Private 24875, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 16 August 1916. Born and enlisted Ely. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Cambridge Guildhall
LLOYD Charles
Private 3825, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 7 November 1916. Enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Mrs. Lloyd, of 39, York St., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 24, married to Florence with one daughter, born Cambridgeshire, resident 39, York Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 14, born Trumpington, Cambridgeshire, a Telegraph Messenger, resident with his parents Charles Amd Agnes, in Cambridge Road, Trumpington, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire. Buried in ETRETAT CHURCHYARD, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 12. See also Cambridge Guildhall
LOATES John
Pioneer 206611, "Z" Special Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 6 May 1917. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly G/27243, Royal Fusiliers. Baptised 30 September 1875 in Cambridge, son of James and Louisa Loates. In the 1911 census he was aged 34, married to Florence, born Gas Lance, Cambridge, a General Dealer, resident 206, Newmarket Road, Cambridge. In the 1881 Census he was aged 7, a scholar, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, Jams and Louisa, at 2, Gas Lane, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridge. Buried in BEAULENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, LIGNY-THILLOY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III.Row F. Grave 7. See also Cambridge Guildhall
LOKER Frederick William
Error! Private 666412, Labour Corps formerly 329814, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died 1965. Aged 84. Inthe 1911 census he was aged 20, born Cambridge, a Printer's Labourer, resident with his parents, Frederick W and Georgina, at 1, Newmarket Road, Abbey Terrace, Cambridge. On 6 September 1913, aged 31, he married Catherine Sarah Palmer at Cambridge, St. Andrew the Less, his occupation was Printer's Warehouse man and he lived at 9 Parsonage Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
LOKER Frank
Private 325355, "B" Company, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 3 September 1917. Aged 21. Born 1 June 1896 Eastcheap, Middlesex, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Frank and Agnes Maria Loker, of Cambridge. Formerly 1771, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURES NO. 1 AND NO. 2, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row H. Grave 2. See also Cambridge Guildhall
LUCAS Charles aka Charlie
Rifleman 45948, 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 22 October 1918. Aged 19. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Arthur John and Harriet Elizabeth Lucas, of 74, New St., Cambridge. Formerly 10/30830, Training Reserve. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, at school, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, Arthur and Harriet, and siblings at 74, New Street, Cambridge. Buried in ROMERIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot V. Row A. Grave 19. See also Cambridge Guildhall
MALTBY Frank Herbert
Private 242470, 5th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 19 July 1917. Enlisted Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Samuel and Sarah A, at 24, Norfolk Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, a boarder, a Butcher Boy, born Cambridge, boarding at 22, St Matthews Street, Cambridge. Buried in HENINEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 28. See also Cambridge Guildhall
MARRIOTT John
Rifleman 9245, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 24 November 1914. Born Plaistow, Essex, enlisted and resident Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 17, a boarder, aged 17, a carpenter's Apprentice, born Plaistow, Essex, boarding at 4, Mill Road, Madras Road, Cambridge. Married Annie Louisa Murfet in 1905 in Cambridge. In 1911 he was married to Anne Louisa (nee Murfet), aged 28, born Palistow, Essex,a railway Porter, resident with his mother-in-law at 20 Staffordshire Gardens, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 10. See also Cambridge Guildhall
MITCHELL William John
Corporal 7309, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 13 September 1914. Aged 27. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of John Mitchell, of Cambridge; husband of Maud Elizabeth Alice Thomas (formerly Mitchell), of 6, Stone Terrace, Stone St., Cambridge, married 1913 in Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France. See also Cambridge Guildhall
MYNOTT Charles
No trace death, service or connection with St Matthews. See also Cambridge Guildhall
NEWMAN Alfred Ernest
Private 6095, 15th (The King's) Hussars. Killed in action 30 March 1917. Aged 27. Born St. Matthews, Cambridge, resident Cambridge, enlisted Bedford. Son of Mrs. Emily Newman, of 8, Leaders Row, Cambridge; husband of Mabel Maria Newman, of 22, Selwyn Rd., Barton Rd., Cambridge. In the 1891 census he is aged 1, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, Thomas J and Emily, in Blossom Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he is aged 11, resident with widowed mother, Emily, at 6, Blossom Street, Cambridge. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row M. Grave 1. See also Cambridge Guildhall
NEWMAN William John
Private 22843, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 April 1917. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Newman, of 30, Ainsworth St., Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Henry and Amelia, at 32, Ainsworth Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, a Bricklayer of Buildings, born Cambridge. resident with his parents, Henry and Amelia, at 30, Ainsworth Street, Cambridge. Buried in BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row G. Grave 33. See also Cambridge Guildhall
NORFIELD George
Private 1250011, 9th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery. Died 1 January 1919. Aged 28. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Norfield, of 3rd Avenue East, Watrous, Saskatchewan, Canada. Born at Old Chesterton, Cambridge, England. Born 2 January 1893 in Cambridge, son of Maria Norfield. Printer by trade. Unmarried. Resident Watrouse, Saskatoon, Canada. Enlisted and passed fit 6 June 1915 at Winnipeg, Canada, aged 23 years 5 months, height 5 feet 5½ inches, girth 36 inches, complexion medium, eyes blue, hair medium; religious denomination Church of England. Buried in NEWPORT (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Essex, United Kingdom. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7361 - 40. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Chesterton
NORTH Edward Horace
Private 9404, 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 8 August 1918. Aged 28. Born 1890 in Cambridge. Son of Raymond and Augusta L. North, of Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, a Stoker, born Cambridge, resident with his widowed mother, Augusta L, at 3, Marmora Road, Mill Road, Cambridge. Buried in BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, Surrey. Plot XIII. Row C. Grave 7.
NORTHFIELD Frederick
Lance Corporal 9455, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 21 October 1915. Aged 27. Born St Phillips, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Northfield, of 32, Bradmore St., East Rd., Cambridge. In the 1901 census he is aged 12, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Charles and Elling, at 130, Mill Road, Cambridge Buried in WOBURN ABBEY CEMETERY, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 2. See also Cambridge Guildhall
NURSE William
Private 30259, 8th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action 31 July 1917. Enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Cambridge. Formerly 20926, Suffolk Regiment. In the 1901 censu he is aged 2, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, James anf Elizabeth Nurde, at 53, Staffordshire Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, at school, born Cambridge, resident with his widowed father, James, at 17, Staffordshire Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Cambridge Guildhall
O'HARE Bertie Ruben
Lance Corporal 201572, "A" Company, 4th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Killed in action 20 September 1917. Aged 29. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Edward Richard and Annie Louisa O'Hare, of 34, Broad St., Cambridge. in the 1901 census he was aged 13, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Edward R and Annie L, at 2, Broad Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is aged 23, born Cambridge, a College Servant, resident with his parents, Edward Richard and Annie Louise, at 34, Broad Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 135 to 136. See also Cambridge Guildhall
OLIVER Albert Harold
Rifleman S/29439, 8th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Died of wounds 12 April 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 3, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Frederick W and Mary J Oliver, at 44, Bradmore Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is aged 13, at school, born Cambridge, resident with his parens, Frederick William and Mary Ann Fanny Oliver, at 40, Bradmore Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 145 to 147. See also Cambridge Guildhall
PAGE William
Private G/18069, 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 3 May 1917. Aged 21. Enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of William Wells Page and Caroline Page, of 27, Sturton St., Cambridge. Formerly 3549, Suffolk Yeomanry. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, William W and Caroline Page, at 145, Sturton Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Cambridge, resideent with his parents at 25, Sturton Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7. See also Cambridge Guildhall
PARR George
Private 3642, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 23 September 1916. Aged 18. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of William John and Frances Parr, of Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 3, born Cambridge, living with his parents John (note use of second name) and Frances Parr, at 85, New Street, Cambridge. IN the 1911 census he was aged 12, at school, born Cambridge, living with his widowed mother at 143, York Street Cambridge. Buried in DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION NO.1, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row F. Grave 11. See also Cambridge Guildhall
PAXMAN William Thomas
Private 26465, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 15 August 1916. Aged 32. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Nellie (nee Specncer) Paxman, of Oaklands Lodge, Bolton Rd., Haywards Heath, Sussex, married 1916 in the Cuckfield Registration District, Sussex. Native of Cambridge. In the 1891 census he was a scholar, aged 6, living with his widowed father, Thomas, in Gwydir Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 16, born Cambridgeshire, a Bookbinders Errand Boy, living with his cousin at 35, Gwydir Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 26, born Cambridgeshire, a Tobacconist Porter, living with his cousin at 35, Gwydir Street, Cambridge. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row B. Grave 142.
PEARSON Benjamin Charles
[Known as Charles] Private 33640, 8th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 29 September 1917. Born Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 291397, Royal Army Service Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 52 to 54 and 162A. See also Cambridge Guildhall
PEEL Albert
Able Seaman 232597, H.M.S. "Ettrick", Royal Navy. Killed by an explosion 7 July 1917. Aged 29. Born 29 September 1887 in Cambridge. Son of Caroline Smith Peel, of 19, St. Matthew's St., Cambridge. Grocer's Porter before he enlisted. Enlisted 29 September 1905 for 12 years. Height 5 feet 4½ inches, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, fresh complexion. MOther Croline listed with the Navy as living at 12, Staffordshire Street, East Road, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 13, an Errand Boy, born Cambridgshire, resident with his parents, Zaccheus and Caroline, at 25, Gwydir Street, Cambridge. In the 1891 census he was aged 4, born Cambridge, living with his parents at Parkers Terrace, East Road, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 22. See also Cambridge Guildhall
PORTER Harold
Lance Corporal 41235, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 9 August 1917. Aged 37. Born Hilgay, Norfolk, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Robert Porter, of Hilgay, Norfolk; husband of Mary Elizabeth Porter, of 34, South St., East Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 33557, Suffolk Regiment. In the 1911 census he was married to Mary Elizabeth Porter, aged 29, a Baker Journeyman, born 10 Mile Bank, Hilgay, Norfolk, resident at Ten Mile Bank, Downham, Hilgay, Norfolk. Buried in FEUCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 11. See also Cambridge Guildhall
POTTER Alfred Ernest
Private 15624, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 23 May 1916. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Brother of Mr. W. Potter, of 134, York St., Cambridge. Born 4 November 1888, baptised 1 April 188 at Cambridge, St Luke (Chesterton), son of William Coy and Sarah Ann Potter, Briggs Passage, Victoria Road, Chesterton. In the 1891 census he was aged 6, born Cambridge, resident with his parentsm William C and Sarah A Potter, and his brother William, in Briggs Court, Histon Road, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire.IN the 1901 census he was aged 16, an Errand Boy, born Cambridge, resident with his parents inVictoria Cottage, 4, Victoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire. IN the 1911 census, unmarried, aged 27, a Builder's Labourer, born Cambridge, resident with his parents in 7, Victoria Cottage Road, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire. Buried in MERICOURT-L'ABBE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 2. See also Cambridge Guildhall
PREVETT Frederick Charles
Boy 1st Class J/64254 (CH), H.M.S. "Royal Sovereign", Royal Navy. Died at sea of heart failure 1 October 1918. Aged 18. Born 1 October 1900 in Cambridge, St Andrew the Less. Son of Mrs. Susan Prevett, of 21, Vicarage Terrace, Cambridge. Before enlistment he was a Messenger. Enlisted 12 October 1918 for 12 years. height 5 feet ½ inch, chest 32½ inches, dark brown hair, grey eyes, fesh complexion. Buried in CAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgshire. Plot/Row/Section DII. Grave 13. See also Cambridge Guildhall
RAWLINGS Albert Thomas
Private 325158, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died 15 April 1921. No further information available.
RAYNER Maurice Alfred
Private 4131, 15th (County of London) Battalion (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles), London Regiment. Died of wounds 26 October 1916. Aged 23. Born 26 April 1893. Enlisted Somerset House, resident Cambridge. Elder son of Alfred and Julia Rayner, of Cambridge; husband of Grace A. Rayner, of Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada. Admitted to Cambridge, Romsey Junior Middle Schoo, 1905, son of Alfred Rayner. lBuried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot X. Row B. Grave 43. See also Cambridge Guildhall
REYNOLDS Walter William Thomas
Private 96246, 3rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died of wounds 5th November 1918. Aged 29. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Martha Reynolds, of 87, Russell St., Cambridge. Formerly 17537, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in PREMONT BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 10. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge St Paul's
REYNOLDS William James
Private 79134, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City Of London Regiment). Killed in action 25 August 1918. Aged 18. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Reynolds, of 5, York Terrace, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 1, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, John and Hephziba Reynolds, at 145, Sturton Street, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 11, at school, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, John and Hephziba Reynolds, at 59, Norfolk Street, Cambridge.Formerly 136228, 53rd Y.S. Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3. See also Cambridge Guildhall
RICKWOOD Thomas Samuel
Sergeant 5606, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 7 July 1916. Aged 32. Born Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Cammbridge. Son of Harry and Elizabeth Rickwood, of 52, Park St., Cambridge; husband of Maud Mary (nee Gravestock) Rickwood, of 5, Chiddenton Hill, East Rd., Cambridge, married 1908. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Cambridge Guildhall
ROLPH Wallace Henry
Private 329809, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 7 March 1918. Aged 35. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Baptised 21 May 1885 in Cambridge, St Giles, son of Vincent James and Rosina Rolph, of Gloster Street, Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Rolph, of Cambridge; husband of Florence Beatrice (nee Simpkin) Rolph, of 40, Norfolk St., Cambridge, married 1906. In the 1891 census he was aged 7, a scholar, resident with his parents, Vincent and Rose, and grandmother Ann Rolph, in Gloucester Street, St Giles, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 18, a College Butler Assistant, born Cambridge, resident with his parents at 22, Bermuda Row, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire. In the 1911 census he was married to Florence, with one son and one daughter, aged 28, a Kitchen Porter, born cambridge, resident 5, Norfolk Terrace, Cambridge. Formerly 8697, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 23. See also Cambridge Guildhall
RYDER Benjamin MacDonald
Private 20540, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died at sea 13 August 1915. Aged 21. Born Stansted, Essex, enlisted Norwich, resident Cambridge. Birth registered in the January to March Quarter 1894 in the Chesterton Registration District. Son of Alice Ryder, of 2, Clement Place, Park St., Cambridge, and the late Herbert Edward Ryder. Formerly 17829, Norfolk Regiment. In the 1901 census he was aged 7, a scholar, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Herbert and Alice Ryder, in Water Lane, Birchanger (Essex), Bishop Stortford. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 146 to 151 or 229 to 233. See also Cambridge Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
SMITH Alfred Horace
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 Glazier, 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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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; brother of Luke (below). 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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
TATHAM Arthur Edwin
Private 325719, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 15 November 1917. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Thomas and Susan Tatham, of 68, York St., Cambridge. Formerly 2428, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XIV. Row B. Grave 9. See also Cambridge Guildhall
THAXTER Christopher
Private 326839, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 14 October 1916. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thaxter, of 147, Sturton St., Cambridge. Formerly 4614, Cambridgeshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Cambridge, a Tailor's Apprentice, resident with his parents, Charles and Eliza Thaxter, and his brother, Robert (below), at 147, Sturton Street Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 14, born Cambridgeshire, an Errand Boy, resident with his parents, Charles and Eliza Thaxter, and his brother, Robert (below), at 147, Sturton Street Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 16 B. See also Cambridge Guildhall
THAXTER Robert
Lance Corporal 14139, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 29 September 1916. Born and enlisted Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, born Cambridge, a General Labourer, resident with his parents, Charles and Eliza Thaxter, and his brother, Christopher (above), at 147, Sturton Street Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 12, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Charles and Eliza Thaxter, and his brother, Christopher (above), at 147, Sturton Street Cambridge. Originally enlisted as Private 2769, in the 3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, born St Phillip's, Cambridge, resident St Matthew, Cambridge. Attested 7 Mar 1904, aged 17 years 8 months, labourer by trade, unmarried, height 5 feet 33/8 inches, weight 98lbs, chest 30 inches, fair complexion, grey eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England, discharged 6 March 1910. Buried in MILL ROAD CEMETERY, THIEPVAL, Somme, France. Plot XVI. Row G. Grave 2. See also Cambridge Guildhall
THURSTON Frederick
No further information currently available. See also Cambridge Guildhall
TINGEY Bertram
Private 37251, 12th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Died of wounds in Egypt 7 November 1917. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Stephen and Louisa Tingey, of 134, Sturton St., Cambridge. Formerly 15218, Royal West Kent Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, born Cambridge, a General Labourer, resident with his parents Stephen and Louisa, at 134 Sturton Street, Cambridge. Buried in BEERSHEBA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section P. Grave 52. See also Cambridge Guildhall
TOWNSEND Herbert Francis
Second Corporal 84225, 203rd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 25 July 1916. Aged 29. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Baptised 16 February 1888 at Cambridge, St Andrew the Less, son of Robert James and Sarah Ann Townsend, of New Street, Cambridge. Husband of Florence Daisy (nee Peters) Townsend, of 11, Carlyle Rd., Cambridge, married 1915 in Cambridge, St Luke (Chesterton); resident at time of marriage at 100 New Street, Cambridge, she was resident 17 Carlyle Road, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 23, born Cambridge, a Picture Frame Maker, resident with his parents, Robert and Sarah Townsend, at 100, New Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 14, born Cambridge, with his parents, Robert and Sarah Townsend, at 100, New Street, Cambridge. In the 1891 census he was aged 3, born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Robert James and Sarah Ann Townsend, at 100, New Street, Cambridge. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot A. Row 38. Grave 4. See also Cambridge St Luke's and Cambridge Guildhall
TUCK Francis Victor
Stoker 1st Class K/6544, H.M. Submarine "E6", Royal Navy. Died 26 December 1915. Aged 23. Son of Edward and Cecilia Tuck, of 14, Milford St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 12. See also Cambridge Guildhall
TUCK Leonard Frederick
Private 2582, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 21 May 1915. Born 5 March 1894, admitted to Cambridge Brunswick Boys' School 1901. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Cambridge, an Apprentice to Hosier, resident with his widowed father, Edward George Tuck, at 9, Blossom Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was aged 7. born Cambridgeshire, resident with his parents, Edward G and Cecilia B M J Tuck, at 49, Broad Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
TYLER Sidney
Private 350132, 1st/9th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 20 November 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 1256, Cambridgeshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Cambridge, a Bootmaker's Apprentice, resident with his parents, Thomas and Lavinia Tyler, at 89, Ainsworth Street Cambridge. In the 19011 census he was aged 6, born Cambridge, resident with his parents, Thomas and Lavinia Tyler, at 89, Ainsworth Street Cambridge. Buried in VILLERS-FAUCON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 11. See also Cambridge Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
WILLIS Ernest
Private 19846, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 7 December 1915. Aged 42. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Bedford. Son of William and Harriet Willis. Formerly 20300, Bedfordshire Regiment. In the 1891 census he was aged 9, a scholar, son of William and Harriet Willis, resident Staffordshire Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece.
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). Panels 32 to 38. See also Cambridge Guildhall
WILSON Herbert
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, Panel 05D. Private, G/9888, A Company, 6th The Buffs, East Kent Regiment. Killed in action 4 August 1916, 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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
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 Guildhall
YORKE Harold Charles
Leading Stoker 227621, H.M.S. "Princess Irene", Royal Navy. Lost with his ship 27 May 1915 when she exploded and sank off Sheerness, Kent with the loss of 352 lives. Aged 28. Born 27 June 1887 in Cambridge. Enlisted 27 June 1905 for 12 years, an errand boy before enlisting. Height 5 feet 1½ inches, light brown hair, blue eyes, fair complexion, Son of Charles and Laura Yorke, of 86, Sturton St., Mill Road, Cambridge. Admitted to Barnwell Boys' School in 1897, resident 86, Sturton St., Mill Road, Cambridge. In the 1891 census he was aged 3, resident with his parents, Charles and Laura, ain Sturton Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. panel 11. See also Cambridge Guildhall
YORKE Stanley Gray
Private 23840, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 31 December 1916. Aged 20. Born, 29 September 1896, and resident Cambridge, enlisted March, Cambridgshire. Son of Charles and Laura Yorke, of 86, Sturton St., Cambridge. Formerly 8730, Army Cyclist Corps. Admitted to Barnwell Boys' School 1903. Buried in AGNY MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row Section E. Grave 26. See also Cambridge Guildhall
YOUNGMAN Ernest Godfrey
Private 9216, Suffolk Regiment. Died at home 2 April 1919. Aged 25. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Cambridge, a Butcher, resident with his parents, William Walter and Phoebe E Youngman at 21, Hooper Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall
1939-1945
ASPLIN Charles Harry

Private 5832911, 2nd Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died as a Prisoner of War of the Japanese working on the Thailand-Burma Railway 23 May 1943. Aged 30. Born and resident Cambridgeshire. Son of Elizabeth Asplin, of Cambridge. Occupation prior to enlistment Servant. In the 1939 Register he was born 14 December 1912, unmarried, a College Gyp, resident with his widowed mother, Elizabeth, at 4 New Street, Cambridge. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 8. Row F. Grave 42.

CARTER Eric William
Sergeant 658230, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 12 September 1942. Born 3 July 1916. In the 1939 Register he was single, living with his widowed father, Frederic S, at 46 Union Lane, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 250.
GAWTHROPE Frederick Arthur
Private 5780542, 4th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died as a Prisoner of War of the Japanese working on the Thailand-Burma Railway 1 August 1943. Aged 32. Born and resident Cambridge. Son of Frederick James Gawthrope and Elizabeth Emma Gawthrope, of Cambridge. In the 1939 Registered he was born 3 August 1910, a Fish & Poultry Hand, resident with his widowed mother, Elizabeth E, at 9 Norfolk Terrace, Cambridge. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 6. Row G. Collective grave 1-67.
SUMMERFIELD Herbert Reginald
Trooper 558587, 5th Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. Died 20 November 1941. Aged 21. Born and resident Cambridgeshire. Son of Herbert Charles and Martha Summerfield, of Cambridge. Buried in HALFAYA SOLLUM WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 23. Row C. Grave 2-3.

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