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CHAINBRIDGE - Roll of Honour

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © 2000 Cliff Brown

This memorial was removed from the Chainbridge chapel (now demolished) in October 1962 and placed in Coldham church. Chainbridge is a hamlet outside March by the Twenty Foot River (near HMP Whitemoor)

Photograph Copyright © Dave Edwards 2010


325753 CSM, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 22-8-18. Awarded MC, DCM and Bar. Son of Mr & Mrs James Betts, Twenty Foot Sidings. Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette.



5881 Sgt, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 18-8-16, age 21. Son of R S & M A Greenwood. Stags Holt. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.


George William

29148 Pte, 1/6th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 18-8-17, age 24. Son of Mr & Mrs J Hall, of Coldham. Husband of Sarah Ann Hall, of Wisbech. Formerly 43983 Northumberland Fusiliers. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.


Charles W

16849 Pte, 1/5th Suffolk Regiment. Died malaria 23-10-18 (Egypt), age 21. Lived Stags Holt. Second son of Mr J W Murfitt, of Stags Holt. Died at 17th General Hospital, Alexandria.


Charles Robert

either 326334 Pte, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 31-7-17. Lived Redmoor Lane, Elm. Son of William Reeve, 26 Carpenters Arms Yard, Wisbech. Formerly 3590 Cambs Regiment. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. or Robert Charles Reeve, 8842 L/Cpl, 7th Suffolk Regiment. Dow 5-7-16. Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, France.


John William

325966 Pte, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Rgt (lewis gun section). Killed in action 31-7-17. Lived Coldham. Formerly 2832 Cambs Regiment. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium.

Last updated 7 June, 2010

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