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CARLTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Dave Edwards

This memorial is to be found at the junction of Carlton Green Road and Church Road, outside St Peter's Church, Carlton. It takes the form of a limestone cross mounted on a shaft sitting on a square plinth. There are 10 names for World War 1 and 2 for World War 2.

Erected to the memory of the men of Carlton
1914 1918

FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
1914 - 1918

CLEMENTS

Harry

Probably Harry Sidney CLEMENTS, Private 43357, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 13th November 1916. Age 19. Born Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Cambridge. Youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. James Clements, of Station Rd., Fulbourn, Cambs. Formerly 24253, Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A

HEATH

Franklyn aka Frank

[Spelt Franklin on SDGW] Private 5237, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment, killed in action 13th June 1916, age 24, buried: CARNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Son of William and Mary Heath, of Willingham Green, Brinkley, Newmarket. Native of Weston Colville, Cambridge. Born Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Newmarket.

HEATH

Hugh

Private 13360, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, killed in action 16th August 1916, age 21, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Son of William and Mary Heath, of Willingham Green, Brinkley, Newmarket. Born Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Newmarket. Formerly 5237, East Surrey Regiment.

HULLYER

Ernest William

Private 3/8947, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, died of wounds 5th May 1917, age 21, buried: DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Son of William and Kate E. Hullyer, of Willingham Green, Brinkley, Newmarket. Native of Carlton, Cambridgeshire. Born Carlton, enlisted Cambridge.

HULLYER

Edwin Albert

Private 61524, 22nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, killed in action 3rd May 1917, age 19, commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Son of William and Kate E. Hulyer, of Willingham Green, Brinkley, Newmarket, Suffolk. Born Carlton, enlisted Newmarket, resident Brinkley. Formerly 15092, Royal West Kent Regiment.

MANSFIELD

William

Possibly William Charles MANSFIELD, Private 146722, 18th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 22nd August 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Cambridge, enlisted Maidstone, resident Sundridge. Formerly 41685, London Regiment. Son of W. C. and Mary Ann Esther Mansfield, of Holly Tree Farm, Woughton Green, Bletchley, Bucks. Commeorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10

SMITH

John

Probably Acting Corporal G/5663, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds 17th October 1916. Age 26. Born Coddenham, Suffolk, enlisted Newmarket. Son of George and Sarah Ann Smith, of Carlton Grange, Brinkley, nr. Newmarket, Cambs. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I. R. 13A.

TAYLOR

Arch

Private 14079, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, died of wounds 27th September 1916, age 30, buried: PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Son of George and Eliza Taylor, of Willingham Green, Brinkley, nr. Newmarket. Born Brinkley, enlisted Newmarket.

THOMPSON

Thomas Frederick

[Listed as Frederick Thomas THOMPSON on SDGW] Private 328428, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Carlton, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Newmarket. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 40 to 41 and 162 to 162A. Son of Frederick Thompson (originally from Keddington, Suffolk) and Alma Anne Thompson (nee Dellar, originally from Elmdon in Essex; died about 1942). Brother of Ezekiel Thompson. His father, Frederick Thompson (died about 1923) and had lived at Lopham's Hall (Farm) near Carlton. It is probale that all the children from his marriage with Alma Anne Dellar were born in Carlton Green, Cambridgeshire. Known as Fred(erick) Thompson.

TRUNDLEY

Harry Clements

Private G/39279,2/20th London Regiment, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), killed in action 20th October 1918, buried: ROMERIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Born Carlton, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Newmarket.

1939 1945
Also in grateful memory of
HULLYER

Eric Herbert

Driver, Royal Army Service Corps, died on 10th December 1940, buried: CARLTON (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of Herbert and Louisa Hullyer, of Carlton.

Photograph Copyright © David Male 2008

BURTON

[Henry] James

[Listed as Harold James on CWGC] Flight Sergeant, 1872241, Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, 153 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Wednesday 21st February 1945. Aged 20. Only child. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERYKleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Grave 4. F. 1. Known as Jim.

Last updated 1 July, 2008

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