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CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS WAR MEMORIALS

Compiled and copyright © Ernie Rusdale & Cliff Brown 2005

Cambridge Memorial

ARGENT

William Samuel

Pozieres Memorial, Panels 21/23. Corporal, 350125, 12th Bn. The King’s Liverpool Regiment. Killed in action 21-03-18, aged 26. Formerly 1374, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born Haverhill, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Employed as a Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Walter and Betsey Argent, 15, Merton Street, Newnham Croft, Cambridge. See also Cambridge St. Mark’s and Cambridge Guildhall.

AVES

Edward Charles

Ploegsteert Memorial, Panel 11. Company Sergeant Major, 21926, 25th Co. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 10-04-18. Formerly 1206, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Pre-war Territorial serving in A company, 1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Awarded the Territorial Force Efficiency Medal 30-10-1909. Terminated his service 05-04-1911. Re-enlisted in "A company, in 1911, as No.1206. Married, resident at 21a Emery Street, Cambridge. Employed as a compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Mobilised with the Cambridgeshire Regiment on 04-08-14 and afterwards transferred to the Machine Gun Corps. Prior to this he was Company Quartermaster-Sergeant and Company Sergeant-Major in the 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Landed in France in February 1915 and went to front with the Cambridgeshire Regiment 14-02-15. Son of Edward and Mary Anne Aves, 8, Gwydir Street, Cambridge.

He is listed on six War Memorials, namely St. George's Chapel, Ely Cathedral, the list in the entrance to the Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge, on Panel 11 of the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium, the War Memorial in the grounds of St. Andrew The Great Church, Cambridge, on the War Memorial at the University Press, Cambridge and on the University Press Memorial in St. Boltoph's Church, Cambridge

BIGGS

Albert Victor

Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Panel 4. Corporal, 320772, ‘A’ Company, 15th Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 21-09-18, aged 20. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Employed in the Art Department, Cambridge University Press. Son of Andrew and Hannah Rebecca Biggs, 128, Fitzroy Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall

BROOKS

John Cadman

Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Panels 148. Private, 328092, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action Tower Hamlets 26-09-17. Formerly 6772, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Employed as a Monotype Operator by the Cambridge University Press. See also Cambridge St. Mark’s and Cambridge Guildhall

CHAPMAN

Herbert

Etaples Military Cemetery, Grave XXV.O.11. Company Serjeant-Major, 325144, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Wounded in action Hill 19 31-07-17; died of wounds 04-09-17, aged 35. Formerly 1360, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Employed as a Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Husband of Alice Chapman, 2, Alpha Terrace, Trumpington. See also Cambridge Guildhall, and Trumpington.

CURZON

Arthur William Harry

Brandhoek Military Cemetery, Grave I.L.60. Private, 325644, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 08-07-17, aged 34. Formerly 2315, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Employed a as a Reader by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Arthur and Sarah Curzon, 10, Willow Walk, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Holy Trinity and Cambridge Guildhall.

DICKERSON

Henry Edward Percy

Thiepval Memorial, Panels 16B. Private, 325149, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action near Thiepval 12-10-16, aged 23. Formerly 1370, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Employed as a Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Mrs. Jane Johanna Dickerson, 12, Earl Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge St. Andrew the Great and Cambridge Guildhall.

ELLIS

James Mansfield

Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Grave IX.C.13. Private, 24725, 7th Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 18-08-16, aged 20. Born Old Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Employed as a Machine Room operator by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Ellis, 56, Milton Road, Cambridge. Seel also Cambridge St. Luke’s and Cambridge Guildhall.

GEORGE

Frederick Richard William

Pernois British Cemetery, Halloy-les-Pernois, Grave I.E.07. Private, 85392, 18th Bn. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 23-05-18, aged 32. Born Marylebone, London, enlisted Cambridge. Employed in the Foundry of the Cambridge University Press. Son of Ellen George, Cambridge; husband of Mrs. S. A. George, 16, Napier Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall.

HAGAN

Marshall James

Arras Memorial, Bay 05. Private, 43454, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment, Killed in action 23-04-17, aged 20. Formerly 1650, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Fen Ditton, enlisted Huntingdon. Employed as an apprentice compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Mr and Mrs J. Hagan, 28, Earl Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge St. Andrew the Great and Cambridge Guildhall.

HAGGER

Henry (Harry)

Pommereuil British Cemetery, Grave A.01. Private, 204919, 11th Bn. South Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds 02-11-18, aged 30. Employed as a Machine Minder by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Mr. H. Hagger, 69, Sturton Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall

HALL

Henry Herbert

Private G/22655 8th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). 24th Division. Killed in action 10th August 1917. Born and enlisted in Cambridge, resident of Milton. Employed as a Monotype Operator by the Cambridge University Press. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panels Panel 12 and 14. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Milton

HALLS

Leonard Herbert

Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension, Aisne, Grave III.J.08. Driver, 198220, Herbert Leonard Halls, 58th (London) Division Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Accidentally killed 29-03-18, aged 30. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Employed as a Machine Minder by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Edward and Nellie Halls, Cambridge; husband of Mrs. M. F. Halls, 28, Hooper Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge St. Mark’s and Cambridge Guildhall.

HINSON

Alfred James

Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Grave IV.O.40. Private, 47686, James Hinson, 7th Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 15-07-17. Employed as a Machine Room operator by the Cambridge University Press. Husband of Mrs. G. Watts (formerly Hinson), 9, Salmon Lane, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall

HORN

Owen Fairey

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 Guildhall

JAGGARD

Charles

Loos Memorial, Panels 27/30. Rifleman, 235075, 1/5th The King's Liverpool Regiment. Killed in action 17-09-18. Formerly 19740, Suffolk Regiment. Born Cambridge, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds, resident Bradford, Yorks. Employed as an Apprentice Machine Minder by the Cambridge University Press. See also Cambridge St Mark's and Cambridge Guildhall

KING

Victor Thomas

Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, Grave I.C.21. Private, 1611, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 09-06-16. Born Grantchester, enlisted Cambridge. Employed as an Apprentice Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Mrs. M. A. King, 50, Newnham Road, Cambridge. See also Cambridge St Mark's, Cambridge St Mary the Less and Cambridge Guildhall

LEMMON

Bertram Denis

Cuckoo Passage Cemetery, Heninel, Grave A.30. Private, 47918, 18th Bn. Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 23-04-17, aged 23. Born Leeds, enlisted Manchester. Employed in the Art Department of the Cambridge University Press. Son of Charles James Lemmon and Alice Ann Lemmon, 85, Langdale Avenue, Levenshulme, Manchester.

MANN, M.M.

Henry George

St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Grave R.III.I.10. Sergeant, 235374, 2nd South Staffordshire Regiment. Wounded in action on the 29-09-18; died of wounds 01-10-18, aged 28. Formerly 1343, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Awarded the Military Medal. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Employed as a Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Henry John Mann, 177, Victoria Road, Cambridge. See also Cambridge St Mary Great Cambridge St Lukes and Cambridge Guildhall

MINTER

Henry Harry

Private, 325449, 1st/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 31st March 1918. Aged 21. Formerly 1971, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born New Cross, Kent, enlisted Cambridge. Employed as a warehouseman by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Mr. H. and Mrs. A. Minter. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Panels 84/85. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge St Paul's

NORTHFIELD

Frank

Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery, Grave I.D.22. Private, 325169, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of heart disease on 17-11-18, aged 23. Formerly 1419, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Enlisted Cambridge in 1912, volunteered for overseas service and went to Western Front 14-02-15. Employed in the Foundry at the Cambridge University Press. Son of George and Angeline Northfield, 348, Mill Road, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall

NORTHFIELD

James William

Hamel Military Cemetery, Grave II.B.06. Private, 1362, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 23-09-16, aged 22. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Employed as a Monotype Operator by the Cambridge University Press. Son of George and Angeline Northfield, 348, Mill Road, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall

PHILLIPS

William George Ellis

Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany, Grave XIII.D.09. Able Seaman, London 1/3557, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Benbow Battalion, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division. Died of wounds whilst prisoner of war 24-12-14, aged 24. Employed as a Reader by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Charles Phillips and the late Clara Emily Phillips. See also Cambridge St Mark's and Cambridge Guildhall

RULE

William Alfred

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Panels 199/200 or 236/239 and 328. Private, 78, 54th (1/1st East Anglian) Casualty Clearing Station, Royal Army Medical Corps. Drowned at sea when H.M. Transport ‘Royal Edward’ sunk by German submarine U-14 on 13-08-15, aged 26. Enlisted Cambridge. Employed as a Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Mrs. Sarah Rule, 33, City Road, Cambridge, and the late Mr. George Rule. See also Cambridge Guildhall

STEVENS

Arthur William

Hermies Hill British Cemetery, Grave I.H.22. Private, 203089, 4th Bn. Bedfordshire Regiment, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division. Died of wounds 27-09-18. Born, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Employed as a Machine Minder by the Cambridge University Press. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge St Mary the Less

STUBBINGS

George Frank

Vendegies Cross Roads British Cemetery, Bermerain, Grave A.16. Private, 325137, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action on 24-10-18, aged 23. Formerly 1342, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Employed as an Apprentice Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Son of George and Susan Stubbings, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall

WARREN

Frederick Thomas

Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panels 056. Private, 25405, 118th Co. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 31-07-17, aged 20. Formerly 3412, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Enlisted Cambridge. Employed as an Apprentice Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Son of William and Louisa Warren, 199, Victoria Road, Cambridge. See also Cambridge St Luke's and Cambridge Guildhall.

WEBB, MM

Harold Sidney

Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Panels 154/159 and 163A. Serjeant, 21965, 118th Co. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action on 14-11-17, aged 23. Formerly 1144, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Employed as an Apprentice Machine Minder by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Henry and Alice Webb, 10, Scotland Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Chesterton.

WHITTAMORE

Joseph

Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, Grave VI.E.10B. Private, G/40007, 1st Bn. The Queen's, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds 08-02-18, aged 37. Formerly 11237, The Buffs, East Kent Regiment. Born and resident Trumpington, enlisted Cambridge. Employed as a Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. Son of William and Emma Whittamore, Stanbridgeford, Beds; husband of Mrs. R. Whittamore, Ramridge End, Stopsley, Luton, Beds. 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 04-08-16, aged 24. Born, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Employed as a Monotype Caster by the Cambridge University Press. Husband of Mrs. Mabel Mary Wilson, 83, York Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall

WING

Stanley Edmunds

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Grave XX.C.20. Private, 326828, 1/4th Suffolk Regiment. Wounded in action 26-09-17; died of wounds 02-10-17. Formerly 4596, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Employed as a Compositor by the Cambridge University Press. See also Cambridge St Giles, Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge St Luke's

Fetter Lane, London, Memorial

CUMMINGS

Vincent Early

Arras Memorial, Bay 01. Private, 3549, 1st Bn. Honourable Artillery Company. Killed in action 29-04-17, aged 30. Employed in the Advertising Department, Cambridge University Press. Enlisted Armoury House, London, resident West Ealing. Son of Mr. and Mrs. S. V. Cummings, Ealing, London; husband of Mrs. Edith Frances Page (formerly Cummings), Newcastle, Staffs.

EYERS

Harold

Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Grave VIII.D.26. Rifleman, 982, Harold George Stedwin Eyers, 5th Bn. London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade). Died of wounds 20-05-15, aged 31. Born St. Pancras, London, enlisted London, resident Tufnell Park. Employed in the Counting House, Fetter Lane, by the Cambridge University Press. Son of Alfred and Louise Sarah Eyers.

HERMAN

Samuel

Ruyaulcourt Military Cemetery, Grave A.01. Corporal, B/1024, 10th Rifle brigade. Killed in action 15-04-17, aged 22. Born Soho, London, enlisted Holborn, resident Bloomsbury. Employed in the Advertising Department of the Cambridge University Press. Son of Hyam and Sarah Herman, 11, Southampton Street, Fitzroy Square, London.

JONES

Harry William

Arneke British Cemetery, Grave III.E.08. Rifleman, 47095, 1st Bn. Royal Irish Rifles. Died of wounds 21-08-18. Formerly G/19988, The Queen's, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Born London, enlisted Stratford, London. Employed in the Warehouse of the Cambridge University Press.

KILLIP

William

Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panels 52/54. Rifleman, 995, 1/5th Bn. London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade). Killed in action on the 03-05-15, aged 26. Enlisted Holloway, resident Holloway. Employed in the Counting House of the Cambridge University Press. Son of John William Killip, 28A, Tollington Park, London, and the late Elizabeth Mary Killip.

PARFETT

Frederick John

Grevillers British Cemetery, Grave XVII.B.05. Private, 29023, 1/5th Bn. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action Somme 22-10-18, aged 23. Born and enlisted Camberwell. Employed in the Town Department of the Cambridge University Press. Son of George and Marion Maud Parfett, 1A, Elfin Road, Camberwell, London.

SEARLE

William Joseph

Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery, Grave V.B.14. Rifleman, 653655, 21st Bn. London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles). Died of wounds whilst prisoner of war 23-04-18, aged 28. Born Battersea, enlisted Camberwell. Employed in the Warehouse of the Cambridge University Press. Son of Mrs. Searle, Battersea; husband of Mrs. L. Searle, 90, Knowsley Road, Battersea, London.

SIMCO

James George

Arras Memorial, Bay 03. Private, G/61225, 24th Bn. Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 01-05-17. Formerly 32236, Middlesex Regiment. Born Clerkenwell, enlisted Mill Hill, resident Tottenham. Employed in the Town Department of the Cambridge University Press.

SPILLER

Herbert Septimus

Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Grave LXIV.G.12. Rifleman, 392684, 9th Bn. London Regiment (Queen Victoria’s Rifles). Killed in action 16-08-17, aged 22. Formerly 6368, 9th Bn. London Regiment. Enlisted London. Employed in the Bible Department of the Cambridge University Press. Son of George Henry and Isabella Spiller, 4, Ludgate Circus, London, E.C.4.

WOOD

Ernest Banks

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Grave X.D.03A. Private, 46066, 26th Bn. Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds 04-01-17, aged 31. Employed in the Counting House of the Cambridge University Press. Son of William Randall Wood; husband of Blanche Wood, Middle North Coombe, Templeton, Tiverton, Devon.

1939-1945

FREEMAN

R. H.

Believed to be: Sergeant (Obs. U/T), 742673, Richard Harry Freeman, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 17-01-41, aged 20. Son of William and Alice Louise Freeman, Upper Holloway, London. Buried in Islington Cemetery, London, Grave Section Z, Grave 17647 (Screen Wall, Panel 5).

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