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CAXTON - Roll of Honour

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Martin Edwards

The memorial stands at the cross roads of Ermine Street, Bourn Road and Gransden Road.

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Private 51663 1st Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment who died on Wednesday, 16th October 1918. Age 24. Son of Mrs E. Ambrose, of High St., Caxton, Cambs. NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, Germany. VI. M. 3. The cemetery is located 10 kilometres south of Kassel and 2 kilometres from the main road from Kassel to Marburg.

Walter Fred BARTON

Private 17512 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, attached to the 101st T.M. Battery who died on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Age 18. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gore Barton, of Hardwick Wood Farm, Toft, Cambridge. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929).

Thomas William CROSS

Private 16708 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on Monday, 18th September 1916. Age 25. As known as William Thomas CROSS. Son of Mrs. Sewell, of Caxton, Cambs. ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France I. A. 26. The town of Abbeville is on the main road from Paris to Boulogne (N1), about 80 kilometres south of Boulogne.

Clifford Skemp HAYNES

Second Lieutenant 15th Bn., Durham Light Infantry who died on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Age 25. Son of the Rev. and Mrs. W. B. Haynes; husband of L. Abbie Haynes, of The Cabin, Grimsby Rd., Louth, Lincs. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C. The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929).

Harry Hillas HAYNES

Corporal 240764 1st/5th Bn., The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment who died on Sunday, 17th June 1917. Age 27. Son of the Rev. W. B. Haynes; husband of Edith M. Haynes, of 121, Forest Rd., Nottingham. Native of Caxton, Cambs. VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium I. B. 23. Vlamertinge New Military Cemetery is located 5 Km west of Ieper town centre and to the south of the village of Vlamertinge.

George B. LUNDY

Private G/61715 4th Bn., Royal Fusiliers who died on Thursday, 19th September 1918. FLESQUIERES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France III. B. 19. Flesquieres is a village at the junction of the D92 and D89 roads, about 5 kilometres south-west of the main road from Cambrai to Bapaume.

Arthur Lenton PENTELOW

Second Lieutenant 62nd Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf) who died on Sunday, 28th July 1918. Age 34. Son of Job Wells Pentelow and Polly Pentelow, of Caxton, Cambridge. Enlisted in the Royal Sussex Regt., Nov.,1914. MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Marne, France V. H. 10. Marfaux is 18.5 kilometres from Reims and 16 kilometres from Epernay.

George SCOTT

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Warren Vyvyan Hamilton GAPE, MC

Lieutenant 74587 11th, 11th Hussars, R.A.C. who died on Tuesday, 29th April 1941. Age 23. Son of Capt. William Nugent Walter Gape, and of Sibyl Marion Geraldine Gape, of Caxton, Cambridgeshire. HALFAYA SOLLUM WAR CEMETERY, Egypt 1. E. 10. Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery is on the main coast road from Mersa Matruh through to Libya, and is on the east side of Halfaya Sollum, approximately 12 kilometres from the Egypt/Libya border.

Arthur W. KIDMAN

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Sailor Mitchell KIDMAN

Private 14724256 2nd Bn., Essex Regiment
who died on Saturday, 4th November 1944. Age 19. Son of Arthur and Kate Kidman, of Caxton, Cambridgeshire. BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands 9.C.18. Bergen-op-Zoom is a town in the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant, 40 kilometres north-west of Antwerp (Belgium).


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John Martin WATTS

Sergeant 1874534 199 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, based North Creake, flew Stirling bombers, who died on Saturday, 17th June 1944. Age 19. Son of John and Ethel Rosetta Watts, of Caxton, Cambridgeshire. RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom Panel 240. This Memorial overlooks the River Thames on Cooper's Hill at Englefield Green between Windsor and Egham on the A308, 4 miles from Windsor.

3 June 2000
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