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CHESTERTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Dave Edwards

This Chesterton war memorial is a large, granite, cross mounted on a tapered plinth on a one-stepped base. The names and inscription are inscribed on the four facs of the plinth. The memorial stands in St Andrew’s Churchyard, Chesterton. There are 92 names listed for World War 1 and 66 for World War 2. The memorial was dedicated September 1920. The Cambridgeshire Community Archives Network website has a picture of the dedication ceremony.

Photographfrom an old postcard

To the Glory of God
and in sacred memory of
the men of Chesterton
who fell in the War
1914 – 1918

ALLEN

Owen Ellis [Augustus]

Lt R.A.F. [R.F.C.], died 3/11/1917, age 24, buried: CAMBRIDGE (HISTON ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of William Augustus and Alice Morley Allen, of 53, Montague Rd., Cambridge.

AMON

Edward

Pte. 8th Bt. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Reg.), killed in action 25/11/1915, age 28, buried: HILL 10 CEMETERY, Turkey. Born and resident Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Edward and Bessie Amon, of 144, High St., Chesterton, Cambridge. Native of Richmond, Surrey.

AMON

Llewellyn

Pte. Cambridgeshire Reg. [CWGC & SDGW: 8th Bt. Lincolnshire Reg.], killed in action 5/12/1917, age 25, buried: SPOILBANK CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born Milton, enlisted Cambridge, resident Chesterton. Son of Edward and Bessie Amon, of 144, High St., Chesterton, Cambridge. Born at Weston, Stevenage, Herts. Formerly 2577, Cambridgeshire Regiment.

BARKER

L [I]

Capt. 7 Sqdn., R.A.F., died 19/5/1919, age 27, buried: COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Germany. Son of William Barker,of 213, Chesterton Rd., Cambridge.

BARNES

Allen Edward

Pte. 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg., killed in action 20/7/1916, age 32, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Born Stamboro', Herts, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr and Mrs. Allen Barnes, of Heydon, Royston, Herts; husband of Mabel Annie Barnes, of St. John St., Duxford, Cambs.

BASS

James Harry

Pte. Royal Irish Rifles Rfm. 1st Bt. Royal Irish Rifles, killed in action 21/3/1918, buried: BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Born and enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Old Chesterton. Formerly 26912, Norfolk Regiment.

BIGGS

Percy [George]

Cpl. 10th Bt. Essex Reg., killed in action 22/10/1917, age 23, commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born and resident Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Brother of Sidney Saville below; son of George Biggs and his late wife Emma, of 20, Aylestone Rd., Cambridge. 

BIGGS

Sidney Saville

Pte. 157015, 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles(Central Ontario Reg.), died 28/8/1918, brother of Percy Biggs listed above; son of George Biggs of 20 Ayleston Road, Chesterton and his late wife Emma; husband of Altona and father of Mildred Biggs of St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Born 13th June 1890 in Chesterton and raised there, arrived in Canada in 1910. Resident Ontario, Canada. Labourer by trade. Enlisted at St Catherines 5th October 1915 aged 25 years and 5 months, previously served 9 months with 19th Regiment, passed fit for service 4th October 1915. Height 5 feet 6 inches, girth 33½ inches, complexion dark, eyes brown, hair dark brown, religion Church of England. Buried: LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY, AVERDOINGT, Pas de Calais, France.  National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 724 - 39

BROWN

Charles

Pte. 2nd Bt. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Reg.), killed in action 11/11/1914, commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge.

BROWN

Sydney Frank

Pte. Cambridgeshire Reg. [CWGC & SDGW: 4th Bt. Yorkshire Reg.], killed in action 23/3/1918, age 25, commemorated: POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Born and enlisted Cambridge, resident Chesterton. Son of Walter and Jane Brown, of 22, Union Lane, Chesterton, Cambridge; husband of Lily May Brown, of 12, Great Eastern St., Mill Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 4289, Cambridgeshire Regiment.

CALLADINE

Arthur

Rfm. 12th Battalion, Rifle Brigade, killed in action 20/9/1917, commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enlisted Cambridge, resident Chesterton. Formerly O/16431, A.O.C.

CHARLES

Frederick William

Pte. 11th Bt. Suffolk Reg., killed in action 28/4/1917, age 19, commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of William and Naomi Charles, of Joyce Farm, Waterbeach, Cambs.

CLARK

Anthony Dalzell

Capt. Essex Reg. [CWGC & SDGW: Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Reg.)], died of wounds 4/12/1917, age 23, buried: KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Son of the Rev. Harold and Mary Rosalind Clark, of Manor House, Chesterton, Cambridge.

COWLEY

Eric [William]

Pte. 15th Bt. London Reg. (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles), died of wounds 10/8/1918, age 21, buried: PERNOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HALLOY-LES-PERNOIS, Somme, France. Born Plumstead, enlisted King's Lynn. Son of William Henry and Lucy Frances Cowley, of 37, Cam Rd., Chesterton, Cambridge.

CULLUP

Albert [Sidney]

Cpl. 1st/4th Bt. Suffolk Reg., killed in action 20/11/1917, buried: TYNE COT CEMETERY, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3557, Suffolk Yeomanry.

DAVIS

Cyril Arthur Ernest

2nd Lt. "A" Bty., 108th Bde., Royal Field Artillery, killed in action 31/7/1917, buried: BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

DAWSON

Frederick [William]

Pte. 1st/1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., killed in action 14/10/1916, buried: GOMMECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY No. 2, HEBUTERNE, Pas de Calais, France. Born Bexley Heath, Kent, enlisted Cambridge.

DOGGETT

Arthur

Pte. 11th Bt. Suffolk Reg., killed in action 1/6/1917, commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Born Old Chesterton, enlisted Bury St Edmunds.

DYSON

Arthur Reuben

Gunner 163931, 4th Siege Artillery Reserve Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery, died at home 11/02/1919. Age 27. Born The Junction, Fen Road, Chesteron 22/11/1891, enlisted Cambridge 11/12/1915, discharged 29/01/1919. Son of Reuben Samuel & Mary Ann Dyson of The Junction, Fen Road, Chesterton, Cambridge; husband of Elsie Dyson of 390 Mill Road, Cambridge. Buried in ST ANDREWS CHURCHYARD, CHESTERTON, Cambridge (just behind the war memorial).

EUSDEN

Ernest

Cpl. Seaforth Highlanders [CWGC & CWGC: Pte., 6th Bt. Cameron Highlanders], killed in action 25/7/1918, age 19, buried: BUZANCY MILITARY CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Eusden, of 92, Union Lane, Old Chesterton, Cambridge. Formerly 1919 R.A.M.C. and 204218, Seaforth Highlanders.

EUSDEN

George [Langley]

[Listed as ENSDEN on SDGW] Corporal 9544, 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 28. Born Old Chesterton, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of the late George and Hannah Eusden, of Old Chesterton, Cambridge. IN the 1911 census he is aged 21, unmarried born Cambridge and a Private in the 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment serving at Wellesley Barracks, Mhow, India, with No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 34. See also Chesterton Arbury, Cambridge St Lukes and Cambridge Guildhall.

FORDHAM

Ernest Augustus

Pte. 11th Bt. Suffolk Reg., died 1/7/1916, age 36, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Son of William Fordham; husband of Sarah Bladen Fordham, of 17, Water St., Old Chesterton, Cambridge.

FREE

Alfred

Pte. 11th Bt. Suffolk Reg., killed in action 1/7/1916, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge.

GAUGE

Arthur Owen

L/Cpl. 7th Bt. Suffolk Reg., killed in action 30/11/1917, commemorated: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Born and enlisted Cambridge.

GILBERT

Arthur [Sidney]

Pte. Cambridgeshire Reg. [CWGC & SDGW: 4th Bt. Suffolk Reg.], killed in action 24/10/1917, age 25, commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. W. J. Gilbert, of 62, Union Lane, Chesterton, Cambridge. Formerly 4443, Cambridgeshire Regiment. (See also Chesterton Arbury)

GIPP

Frederick Charles

Pte. 2nd Bt. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Reg.), killed in action 11/11/1914, commemorate: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born and enlisted Cambridge, resident Chesterton.

GOODE

George Mortlock

Lt. 43 Sqdn. GEn List, R.F.C., formerly Bedfordshire Reg., killed in action 24/5/1917, age 23, commemorated: ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Only son of Arthur William Goode, of The Poplars, Old Chesterton, Cambridge, and the late Angelina Abigail Goode. See also Perse School, Cambridge Gas Company and Cambridge Guildhall

GRAY

Arthur John

Capt. 1st/1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., killed in action 31/7/1917, buried: BUFFS ROAD CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of Mr. A. B. Gray, of 29, Chesterton Hall Crescent, Cambridge.

GREEN

Alfred Thrift

Drv. 4th Div. Ammunition Col., Royal Field Artillery, died 5/1/1917, age 20, buried: BRONFAY FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BRAY-SUR-SOMME, Somme, France. Born Chesterton, enlisted Woolwich, Kent. Only son of Mrs. N. Green, of 21, High St., Chesterton, Cambridge, and the late Alfred Thrift Green.

GREEN

Charles [Walter]

Pte. 1st/6th Bt Royal Warwickshire Reg., died 30/4/1918, age 40, buried: GRANEZZA BRITISH CEMETERY, Italy. Only son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Green, of Cavendish Road, Cambridge; husband of Elizabeth Green, 24, Pretoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridge.

HADDOW

Gilbert James

Pte. 11th Bt. Suffolk Reg., died of wounds 19/4/1918, age 23, buried: LE GRAND BEAUMART BRITISH CEMETERY, STEENWERCK, Nord, France. Born Waldon, Essex, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Samuel James and Clara Haddow, of 28, Humberstone Rd., Cambridge.

HALL

Percy [Herbert]

Pte. 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg., killed in action 23/10/1918, buried: ROMERIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Born Old Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Lois Hall, of Old Chesterton, Cambridge, and the late Mr. W. Hall.

HALL

William [George]

Cpl. 37th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery, killed in action 22/7/1916 [SDGW states 2/7/1916], buried: DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, MAMETZ, Somme, France. Born Clifton, Beds, enlisted Cambridge, resident Chesterton. Brother of Sidney James Hall, of 13, Coldham Lane, Cambridge.

HART

Harry

Pte. 1st Bt. Royal Dublin Fusiliers, killed in action 30/3/1918, age 38, buried: HEATH CEMETERY, HARBONNIERES, Somme, France. Born Ditton, enlisted Carlisle, resident Chesterton. Son of Page and Eliza Hart, of Fen Ditton, Cambs. Formerly 27358, Northamptonshire Regiment. (See also Chesterton Arbury)

HAWKINS

Joshua

Pte. 10th Bt. Essex Reg., died 30/5/1918, age 42, buried: ANNOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Plume Hawkins; husband of the late Nellie Hawkins, of 32, Belvoir Rd., Cambridge. Born, enlisted and resident Cambridge.

HEAL, D.S.O.

Frank Henry

Lt. Col. 1st Reg., South African Infantry, died 24/3/1918, age 37, commemorated: POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Son of Capt. W. H. Heal, of Twyford Cottage, Acton, London; husband of Lilian Mary Austin Heal (nee Fabb), of Brooklyn House, 148, Chesterton Rd., Cambridge, England.

HODGKINSON

Alfred

Pte. 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers, killed in action 25/8/1918. Born Bakewell, Derbyshire, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 95, Royal Fusiliers. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

HOWARD

Charles Frederick

Pte. Cambridgeshire Reg., died of wounds 3/7/1915, buried: CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, Nord, France. Born Milton, enlisted Cambridge.

HOWE

Oliver Claude

Pte. 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Reg. [C O on memorial], killed in action 1/10/1918. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly TR/9/72484, Training Reserve. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. (See also Chesterton Arbury)

JOHNSON, M.C.

Alec

Capt. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., killed in action 18/9/1918, age 22, buried: EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY, Somme, France. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Johnson, of 2, St. Barnabas Rd., Cambridge.

JOLLEY

Frederick

Pte. 11th Bt. Suffolk Reg., killed in action 3/8/1916, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.  Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge.

KIRKMAN

Donald Ralph

1st Cl. Wireless Operator, S.S. “Moorlands” (Whitby), Mercantile Marine, died 24/6/1918, age 17, commemorated: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL. Son of William Ralph and Helen Margaret Kirkman, of 55, Montague Rd., Cambridge.

LAMBERT

Stanford Leigh

Pte. 1st/1st East Anglian Field Amb., Royal Army Medical Corps, killed in action at Gallipoli 26/8/1915, age 25, buried: HILL 10 CEMETERY, Turkey. Son of John and Annie M. Lambert, of The Cove, Fairhaven, Lytham, Lancs. Born at Lincoln, enlisted Bury St Edmunds.

LANGLEY

Percy John

Pte. 17th Bt. Essex Reg., died 9/11/1917 at home, age 34, buried: CHESTERTON (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Born and resident Old Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of J. A. Langley, of 90, High St., Chesterton. Formerly 31457, Suffolk Regiment.

MANSFIELD

A

Cpl. 1st/1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., died 30/3/1919, age 21, buried: DOUAI BRITISH CEMETERY, CUINCY, Nord, France. Son of William and Mary Jane Mansfield, of 15, High St., Old Chesterton, Cambridge.

MANSFIELD

Bert

Pte. 8th Battalion, West Surrey Regiment [memorial states Suffolk Reg.] died of wounds 11/10/1918. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge, resident Littleport. Formerly 4356, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

MANSFIELD

Harold William

Pte. 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg.,[Trp. Suffolk Yeomanry on memorial], died 25/7/1917, buried: COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Germany. Born Cambridge, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Formerly 2421 Suffolk Yeomanry. (See also Chesterton Arbury)

MARSH

John Henry

Pte. 1st/5th Bt. King’s Liverpool Reg., died of wounds 27/6/1917, age 37, buried: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Husband of Fanny Marsh, of 17, De Freville Avenue Chesterton, Cambridge. Born Cherry hinton, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Formerly 19876, Suffolk Regiment. Employed W Eaden Lilley & Co Ltd.

MASKELL

James [Charles]

Pte. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., died 14/10/1916, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. 

MATTHEWS

Sidney John

Pte. Cambridgeshire Reg. [CWGC & SDGW: 118th Coy., Machine Gun Corps], died of wounds 11/9/1917, age 26, buried: VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURES No.1 and No. 2, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born Cherry Hinton, enlisted Cambridge, resident Chesterton. Son of Fred Matthews; husband of Annie Hilda Matthews, of 116, High St., Chesterton, Cambridge.

MAYLE

Henry [William]

Pte. 24th Bt. Canadian Infantry (Quebec Reg.), died 6/11/1917, age 20, commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of J. J. and Ada Mayle, of 84, Union Lane, Chesterton, Cambridge, England.

MAYLE

Joseph [John]

L/Cpl. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., killed in action 17/4/1915, age 42, commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born and resident Cambridge. Son of the late John and Betsy Mayle; husband of Ada Mayle, of 84, Union Lane, Chesterton, Cambs.

MINNS

Harry

Pte. [L/Cpl] 8th Bt. Suffolk Reg., killed in action 17/2/1917, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Born Old Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge.

MORLEY,  M.M.

George Thomas

2nd Lt. 1st Bt. Wiltshire Reg., killed in action 24/3/1918, buried: BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France.

MURRELL

Frank [Edward Steadman]

Pte. 7th Bt. Bedfordshire Reg., killed in action 24/4/1918, age 19, buried: CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX, Somme, France. Born Cambridge, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Chesterton. Son of John and Louisa Murrell, of 23, Scotland Rd., Chesterton, Cambridge. (See also Chesterton Arbury)

MUTIMER

Sidney

Pte. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., killed in action 6/9/1917, age 23, buried: VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURES No.1 and No. 2, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Albert Edward and Elizabeth Mutimer, of 68, Union Lane, Chesterton, Cambridge. Formerly 1346, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Employed W Eaden Lilley & Co Ltd. (See also Chesterton Arbury)

MUTIMER

Walter

Sgt. 325064, 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., died of wounds 12/4/1918, age 26, buried: ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Albert and Elizabeth Mutimer, of Old Chesterton, Cambridge; husband of Mrs. R. E. Mutimer, of "Shirihall," Castle Hill, Cambridge. Formerly 968, Cambridgeshire Regiment. (See also Chesterton Arbury)

NEVE

Harold

2nd Lt. 2nd Bt. East Lancashire Reg., (1st Battalion attached 7th Battalion) killed in action 27/5/1918, age 29, commemorated: SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France. Son of Arthur and Emma Annie Neve, of 72, De Freville Avenue, Cambridge.

NEWMAN

Harold [Walter]

Sgt. 325797, 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., died of wounds 29/4/1918, buried: ARNEKE BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Born Melbourn, Cambs., enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. B. M. E. Newman, of 51, Montague Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 2561, Cambridgeshire Regiment.

NORFIELD [M.M.]

Arthur

Pte. 46th Bt. Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Reg.), died 27/9/1918, age 22, buried: TRIANGLE CEMETERY, INCHY-EN-ARTOIS, Pas de Calais, France. Son of John and Ann M. Norfield, of Watrous; husband of Constance B. Norfield, of Watrous, Saskatchewan. Native of Cambridge, England.

NORFIELD

George

Pte. 9th Bde., Canadian Field Artillery, died 1/1/1919, age 28, buried: NEWPORT (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Essex, United Kingdom. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Norfield, of 3rd Avenue East, Watrous, Saskatchewan, Canada. Born at Old Chesterton, Cambridge, England.

ONYETT

Percival Henry [Kempton]

[Listed as Henry Kempton Onyett on SDGW] Private G/21258, "C" Company, 2nd Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action in Italy 27 October 1918. Aged 25. Born Warboys, Hunts, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Onyett, of Chesterton, Cambridge. His brother R. W. Onyett also fell (see below). Formerly 10679, East Surrey Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, son of William Henry and Mary E. Onyett, Apprentice Cook, born Warboys, Hunts, resident 44 Chesterton Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in TEZZE BRITISH CEMETERY, Italy. Plot 5. Row B. Grave 4. See also Cambridge St Lukes and Cambridge Guildhall.

ONYETT

Reginald William

Private 320360, 15th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 11 November 1917. Aged 21. Born Winchmore Hill, Middlesex, enlisted Cambridge. Son of William Henry and Mary Elizabeth Onyett, of 207, Chesterton Rd., Cambridge. His brother P. H. K. Onyett also fell (see above). In the 1911 census he was aged 15 (listed as Regie W), son of William Henry and Mary E. Onyett, Assisting in his father's dairy business, born London, resident 44 Chesterton Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY Egypt. Section E. Grave 424. See also Cambridge St Lukes and Cambridge Guildhall.

PARSONS

Stanley

Pte. 7th Bt. Norfolk Reg., died 28/4/1917, age 21, buried: DURY CRUCIFIX CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Born Sawston, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Frederick and Mary Parsons, of Long Reach, Old Chesterton, Cambs.

PHILLIPS

Sidney [George]

Serjeant 326550, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 26 September 1917. Enlisted Cambridge. IN the 1911 census he was the son of William and Elizabeth Phillips, aged 22, Custodian of Club, born Old Chesterton, resident 34 Herbert Street, Chesterton, Cambridge. Formerly 3978, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cherry Hinton

PITMAN

Noel Marsh

Pte. 12th Bt. Middlesex Reg., killed in action 26/9/1916, age 21, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Born Leicester, enlisted Harrow, Middlesex. Son of Cecilia Rolph (formerly Pitman), of 32, Union Lane, Chesterton, Cambs., and the late John D. Pitman. Enlisted Sept.,1914.

PURVEY

Joseph William

Pte. 1st/1st Bt. Hertfordshire Reg., killed in action 27/9/1917, commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born Newmarket, enlisted Cambridge, resident Old Chesterton. Formerly 39358, Northamptonshire Regiment. (See also Chesterton Arbury)

PYATT

William Francis

Pte. 1st/6th Bt. North Staffordshire Reg., killed in action 11/6/1917, age 29, buried: MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Born Madras, India, enlisted Stoke-on-Trent, resident Longton, Staffs. Son of Frederick Henry Pyatt; husband of Harriet Pyatt, of 83, High St., Old Chesterton, Cambridge.

RAWES

[Joscelyn] Hugh [Russell]

Lt. 7th Bt. Bedfordshire Reg., killed in action 1/7/1916, buried: CARNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France.

RAYNER

Frederick William

Pte. 1st Bt. Royal Fusiliers, killed in action 11/10/1918, buried: ST. AUBERT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Husband of M. Rayner, of 16, Thrifts Walk, Cambridge. Born West Bergholt, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Cambridge. Formerly 22299, 3rd Battalion, East kent Regiment. (See also Chesterton Arbury)

ROBINSON

Robert Ernest

2nd Lt. 46th Bt. Machine Gun Corps, died 12/11/1918, age 29, buried: TOURGEVILLE MILITARY CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Son of Robert and Elizabeth Robinson, of 11, Kimberley Rd., Chesterton, Cambridge.

SHIPP

Bertie

Pte. 326526, 1st/1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., killed in action 8/8/1918, buried: BEACON CEMETERY, SAILLY-LAURETTE, Somme, France. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3924, Cambridgeshire Regiment.

SMITH

Dudley James

Pte. 1st/6th Bt. Royal Warwickshire Reg., killed in action 18/8/1917, age 33, commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born Bristol, enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Smith, of 2, Claremont, Cambridge; husband of Gertrude A. Smith, of 174, Chesterton Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 39980, Northern Regiment. Employed W Eaden Lilley & Co Ltd.

STANFORD

Arthur [Sidney]

Pte. 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg., died of wounds 6/6/1918, buried: BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Berlin, Brandenburg, Germany. Born Chepstone, Cambs (Chesterton), enlisted Bury St Edmunds.

STANFORD

Charles

Pte. 17th Bt. Royal Fusiliers, killed in action 3/9/1918, buried: HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Born Chesterton, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Formerly S/4/158567, Royal Army Service Corps.

STANFORD

Edward

Pte. 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg., died of wounds 28/3/1916, buried: DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born Old Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge.

STANFORD

Sidney

Pte. London Reg. (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles) affiliated to the King's Royal Rifle Corps, killed in action 28/9/1918, age 19, buried: BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD), Nord, France. Born Old Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. C. and Mrs. B. Stanford, of 203, High St., Old Chesterton, Cambridge. Formerly TR/10/1956, 26th Training Reserve Battalion.

STANFORD

Walter

Pte. 326139, 1st/1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., died of wounds 6/8/1917, buried: BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge.Formerly 3121, Cambridgeshire Regiment.

STONEBRIDGE

James

Drv. 71st Bty., Royal Field Artillery, died of wounds 31/10/1917, buried: DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Chesterton.

SWAINSON

[A] N

Lt. HMS "Flirt", Royal Navy, died 1/6/1916, buried: BEXHILL (ST. MARK) CHURCHYARD, Sussex, United Kingdom.

TAYLOR

Charles

Pte. 1st/1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg. died at home 28/1/1917, age 25, buried: CHESTERTON (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. EnListed Cambridge. Husband of A. Hiner (formerly Taylor), of 60, High St., Chesterton.

TAYLOR

Percy Harry

Pte. 2nd Bt., West Riding Reg.,  killed in action 24/8/1914, buried: HAUTRAGE MILITARY CEMETERY, Saint-Ghislain, Hainaut, Belgium. Born and resident Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge.

THOMPSON

B

Pte. King’s Own Scottish Borderers  either Pte. Benjamin Robert THOMPSON, M.M., 11th Bt Suffolk Reg., died of wounds 4/8/1916, age 21, buried: CAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Bortn and resident Cambridge. Son of Alice Elizabeth Holmes (formerly Thompson), of 28, Green's Rd., Chesterton, Cambs., and the late Robert James Thompson. St. Andrew the Less Parish or Pte. Benjamin THOMPSON, 5th Battlaion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 24/3/1918. Born London, enlisted Ormiskirk, lAncs, resident Cambridge. Formerly R/4/063245, Royal Army Service Corps.

TYRRELL

Harry [Thomas]

Pte. 7th Bt. Suffolk Reg. killed in action 13/10/1915, commemorated: LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Born Old Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge.

UNDERWOOD

Samuel [Charles]

Spr. 203rd Field Coy., Royal Engineers, killed in action 5/8/1918, age 22, buried: PONT-DU-HEM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE, Nord, France. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambidge. Son of Mr. C. and Mrs. I. E. Underwood, of 55, Humberstone Rd., Cambridge.

WALLER

Alfred

Pte. 13th Bt. Royal Sussex Reg., died of wounds 26/10/1916, age 21, buried: AVELUY WOOD CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART, Somme, France. Born Swanley, Kent, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Emily Waller, of 8, Barleycorn Lane, Old Chesterton, Cambridge.

WALLIS

Basil [Montague]

Bdr. 8th T.M. Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery, killed in action 4/5/1917, age 27, buried: BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.Born and resident Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Robert Thomas and Jane Annie Wallis, of 6, Pretoria Rd., Cambridge.

WARREN

Stanley

Sgt. 1st Bt. Scots Guards, killed in action 29/10/1914, age 28, buried: PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Winchester, Hampshire. Son of Serjt. Warren, of Chesterton. Cambridge; husband of Ada E. Warren, of 14, Rowplat Lane, Felbridge, East Grinstead.

WEBB, M.M.

Harold Sydney

Sgt. 118th Coy., Machine Gun Corps transferred from 1/1st Cambridgeshire Reg. killed in action 14/11/1917, age 23, commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born and resident Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Henry and Alice Webb, of 10, Scotland Rd., Chesterton, Cambridge.

WILSON

Clifford Neville

Sgt. 10th Bt. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Reg.), killed in action 1/4/1918, age 27, commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Born Christchurch, Cambs., resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of James and Susan Wilson; husband of Alice Martha Wilson, of 28, Priory Rd., Cambridge.

WINTERINGHAM

Charles

Sgt. 4th Bt. Bedfordshire Reg., killed in action 29/4/1917, age 29, commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Born Richmond, Yorks, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Cambridge. Son of the late Robert Winteringham, of 18, Havelock Rd., Norwich; husband of Caroline Winteringham, of 18, Priory Rd., Cambridge.

PEATMAN

Thomas

Pte. 24th Bt. Manchester Reg., died 31/10/1918, age 25, buried: STAGLIENO CEMETERY, GENOA, Italy. Born Chesterton, enlisted Gillingham, Kent, resident Cambridge. Son of Joseph and Susannah Peatman, of 45, Kimberley Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 541176, Royal Engineers.

1939 – 1945

ALLEN

J

P.O. Possibly: P.O. John ALLEN, R.A.F.V.R., d 31/7/1942, commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom.

ATTLE

James [Leslie Joseph]

Cpl. B Sqdn., 5th Royal Tank Reg., d 18/7/1944, age 24, buried: RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Son of James Frederick George and Christina Gertrude Attle, of Cambridge.

BAVISTER

J

Gnr. Possibly: Joseph BAVISTER, 512 Bty., 148 (The Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Field Reg., Royal Artillery, d 12/9/1944, age 22, commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore.

BETSON

Harry Walter

Pte. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 10/12/1942, buried: CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Son of Harry and Edith M. Betson, of Chesterton, Cambridge.

BRAYSHER

Albert [Frederick]

Pte. 5th Bt. Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Reg., d 21/6/1943, buried: CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Braysher; stepson of Evelyn Braysher, of Cambridge.

BRIGGS

Henry Leslie

A/b HMS Calcutta, Royal Navy, d 1/6/1941, commemorated: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent, United Kingdom.

BRUNT

 [Richard Allen]

Arm Sgt. Staff Sgt., 6 HAA Regt., Workshop Sec., Royal Army Ordnance Corps, d 13/2/1942, age 29, commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Son of Edward and Frances Brunt, of Cambridge; husband of Joan Brunt, of Cambridge.

BUCK

Cyril

Cpl. 4th Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 5/2/1942, age 24, buried: KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Buck, of Cambridge.

CAMPS

 Hubert John

Flt. Lt. Navigator, R.A.F.V.R., d 9/8/1944, age 23, buried: CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of William John and Martha Edith Camps, of Cambridge, husband of Betty Irene Camps, of Cambridge.

CARTER

 Eric William

[Flt.] Sgt. R.A.F.V.R., d 12/9/1942, commemorated: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt.

CARTER

Frederick

Gnr. 93 Bty., 50 Lt. A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery, d 19/9/1944, age 36, buried: CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of James and Jane Carter, of Cambridge; husband of Minnie M. Carter, of Chesterton, Cambridge.

CASBOLT

Terence William Henry

Sgt A/g 76 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., d 20/11/1942, age 21, buried: MILAN WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Son of Charles Victor and Emma Vera Georgina Casbolt, of Cambridge.

CLAYDON

Cook Alfred William

Ldg. HM Trawler Kingston Jacinth, Royal Naval Patrol Service, d 12/1/1943, age 24, commemorated: LOWESTOFT NAVAL MEMORIAL, Suffolk, United Kingdom. Son of C.P.O. Walter Claydon, R.N., and Sarah Claydon, of Cambridge; husband of Violet Joan Louisa Claydon, of Cambridge.

COOK

 Charles Owen

Flt. Sgt. Sgt. Pilot, 106 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., d 30/9/1940, age 20, buried: MANCHESTER SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Lancashire, United Kingdom. Son of James Arthur and Kate Florence Cook, of Cambridge.

DAWKINS

Robert [Alfred Walter]

P.O. [CWGC Flt. Sgt.], 299 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., d 31/3/1945, age 21, commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom. Son of Alfred Robert and Elsie Louise Dawkins, of Cambridge.

DAY

William John Frederick

Spr. 150 Rly. Coy., Royal Engineers, d 24/2/1941, age 29, buried: CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of William and Mabel Day, of Cambridge; husband of Doris May Day, of Marylebone, London.

DUNN

Godfrey Hugh

Gnr. 179 Field Reg., Royal Artillery, d 9/4/1945, age 22, buried: RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY, Kamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany. Son of George M. Dunn and Fanny I. Dunn, of Cambridge.

ELBO(U)RN

George Edwin

Pte. 1st Bt. Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, d 16/7/1944, age 20, buried: BROUAY WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Son of Jack and Constance A. Elborn, of Old Chesterton, Cambridge.

ELLIS

Robert

Dvr. No further information currenty.

FARRANT

Horace Reginald

Gnr. 66 HAA Reg., Royal Artillery, d 21/5/1943, age 30, buried: CHESTERTON (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of Reginald William and Ellen Farrant; husband of Margaret Florence Farrant, of Chesterton, Cambridge.

FARRINGTON

Percy William

Gnr. 420 Bty., 148 (The Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Field Reg., Royal Artillery, d 14/11/1942, age 23, buried: KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Son of Robert and Ethel May Farrington, of Cambridge.

FITZPATRICK

Thomas James

Pte. 5933420, 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 13/6/1944, age 22, buried: KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore. Son of John and Ellen Fitzpatrick of 143, Kendal Way, Cambridge. Born 14th July 1921.

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FORD

E

Pte. No further information currenty.

FRANCIS

Percy

Cpl. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 22/10/1943, age 25, buried: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MyanmarSon of Albert Henry and Ada Hepzibah Francis, of Cambridge; husband of Violet Irene Francis, of Cambridge.  Son of Albert Henry and Ada Hepzibah Francis, of Cambridge; husband of Violet Irene Francis, of Cambridge.

FROST

William George

Gnr. Gnr. 49 Bty., 48 Lt. AA Reg., Royal Artillery, d 12/10/1942, age 27, buried: KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore. Son of Ernest A. Frost and Melenie G. Frost, of Chesterton, Cambridgeshire: husband of Kathleen Frost.

FULLER

Richard James

P.O. 206 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., d 20/3/1941, age 25, buried: CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of James and Evelyn Fuller; husband of Iris Alice Fuller, of Cambridge.

GADSBY

Cyril Frank

Pte. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 9/7/1943, age 29, buried: CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Son of William and Mary Gadsby, of Cambridge.

HACKER [FORD]

Peter Vincent

A/B HMS Ivanhoe, Royal Navy, d 2/6/1940, age 20, buried:GILLINGHAM (WOODLANDS) CEMETERY Kent Son of Jessie Ruth Hacker, and stepson of Sidney George Ford, of Cambridge.

HALL

William Walter

Cpl. 287 Field Coy., Royal Engineers, d 27/2/1942, age 26, commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Hall, of Cambridge; husband of Edna M. A. Hall, of Cambridge.

HAWKINS

Henry Gordon

Cpl. [CWGC L/Cpl.]  2nd Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 26/5/1943, age 26, buried: KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Son of Edwin John and Florence Hawkins, of Cambridge.

HIBBITT

Stanley

Pte. Army Catering Corps, attd. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 4/7/1943, age 23, buried: KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Son of Frederick and Elizabeth Hibbitt; husband of Sylvia May Hibbitt, of Cambridge. (See also Chesterton Arbury)

HILL

Henry Thomas

F.O. 97 Sqdn. R.A.F.V.R. d 24/11/1941, age 23, buried: CHESTERTON (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of Henry Thomas Hill and Maud Hill, of South Norwood, Surrey; husband of Edna Hill, of Cambridge.

HINES

Alec (W)

Gnr. 3 Reserve Reg., Royal Artillery, d 16/10/1944, age 35, buried: DIEPPE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, HAUTOT-SUR-MER, Seine-Maritime, France. Son of William and Mary Ann Hines, of Cambridge, England; husband of Constance Lilian Hines, of Chesterton, Cambridge.

HOGG

James Joseph Rutherford

Cpl. [CWGC L/Cpl.] 2nd Bt. Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Reg., d 6/5/1943, age 21, buried: MASSICAULT WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Son of Robert Rutherford Hogg and Charlotte Mary Hogg, of Cambridge; husband of Peggy Ellen Rutherford Hogg. of Cambridge.

HOPKINS

F

A/B. No further information currenty.

HULL

D

Gnr. Probably: Flt.  Sgt. Air. Gnr. Dennis Frank HULL, 49 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., d 9/4/1945, age 18, buried: BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY, Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Son of Frank and Emma Florence Hull, of Cambridge.

HURST

 George H

Signal Boy HMS Cairo, Royal Navy, d 28/5/1940, age 17, buried: HARSTAD CEMETERY, Norway. Son of Henry George and Bertha Hurst.

JAGGARD

 Leslie Walter

Flt. Sgt. Pilot, 407 (RCAF) Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., d 31/1/1942, age 20, buried: AMSTERDAM NEW EASTERN CEMETERY, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. Son of Walter and Mabel Jaggard; husband of Joyce Sylvia Jaggard. See also Rampton.

JOHNSON

 Thomas William

Flt. Sgt. Pilot, R.A.F.V.R., d 22/4/1945, age 22, buried: CHESTERTON (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of Frederick and Hettie M. Johnson, of Cambridge; husband of Dinah Johnson.

KEYS

[Frank] Colin

Pte. 1st Bt. Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Reg., d 20/10/1944, age 20, buried: FAENZA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Son of George Thomas Keys and Daisy Keys, of Cambridge.

LANDER

Raymond Frank

Sgt. 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 31/1/1945, age 25, buried: TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar.

LAW

R

No further information currenty.

LISTER

Alfred Paul Sutton

L/Cpl. 287 Field Coy., Royal Engineers, d 26/2/1942, age 26, commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Son of Alfred John and Mabel Lister; husband of Joyce May Lister, of Salisbury.

MANSFIELD

Harry Jack Thomas

Pte. 2nd Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 21/9/1944, age 25, commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Husband of C. M. Mansfield, of Cambridge.

MILLS

David Guy

P.O. [CWGC F.O.] 100 Sqdn., R.A.F., d 21/7/1944, age 21, buried: GRIMSBY (SCARTHO ROAD) CEMETERY, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. Son of Alan Bailey Mills and Helen Muriel Mills, of Cambridge.

MILLS

 Peter [Alan]

Flt. Sgt. 1 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., d 10/5/1941, age 23, commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom. Son of Alan Biley Mills and Helen Muriel Mills, of Cambridge.

MISSEN

Leslie Ernest

Drv. Royal Army Service Corps, d 1/12/1942, buried: ROME WAR CEMETERY, Italy.

MOORE

Percival [Albert]

Spr. 287 Field Coy., Royal Engineers, d 29/5/1943, age 39, commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Son of Percival and Emma Moore, of Cambridge; husband of Bertha Moore, of Cambridge.

NICHOLSON

Roger Edwin

Sgt. R.A.F.V.R., d 19/10/1942, buried: CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of George Nicholson, and of Martha Nicholson, of Chesterton, Cambridge.

PAGE

Horace Obed

Cpl. [CWGC L/Cpl] 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 8/8/1945, buried: YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY, Japan.

PARSONS

Donald

Pte. 5th Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 22/7/1943, age 23, commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Son of Frederick and Frances Parsons; husband of Winifred Parsons, of Cambridge.

PEACOCK, [D.F.C.]

 Reginald John

Sqd. Ldr. 117 Sqdn. R.A.F., d 5/2/1943, age 25, buried: TOBRUK WAR CEMETERY, Libya. Son of Charles Thomas Peacock and Eliza Munro Peacock, of Earls Court, London.

REEVES

Walter

Sgt. 2nd/5th Bt. The Queen's Royal Reg. (West Surrey), d 3/9/1944, age 29, commemorated: CASSINO MEMORIAL, Italy. Son of Walter and Sarah Reeves; husband of Irene Alice Reeves, of Chesterton, Cambridge.

RICHARDSON

Desmond Albert

P.O. Navigator, 35 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., d 2/12/1943, age 21, buried: REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Son of Edward Albert and Florence Richardson, of Cambridge.

SMITH

Cyril Frederick Dennis

[A/s] HMS President II (lost in SS Clan MacTavish), Royal Navy, d 8/10/1942, age 25, commemorated: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire, United Kingdom. Son of Frederick Dennis Smith and Ada Smith, of Littleport, Cambridgeshire; husband of Doris Irene Smith, of Littleport, Cambridgeshire.  See also Littleport.

SPIVEY

Albert John

L/Cpl. 287 Field Coy., Royal Engineers, d 30/5/1943, age 30, buried: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar. Son of Albert H. Spivey and Cecilia Spivey, of Cambridge; husband of Sybil Jean Spivey, of Cambridge.

STANFORD

Ronald

Pte. 6th Bt. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), d 12/11/1944, age 24, buried: CESENA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Son of Samuel and Florence Stanford, of Chesterton, Cambridge.

THOMPSON

R

A/B. No further information currenty.

THURLBOURN[E]

Cecil [Stanley]

Cpl. 30th Bt. Dorsetshire Reg., d 23/5/1944, age 25, buried: CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, Italy. Son of Charles Phillip and Rhoda Thurlbourne, of Cambridge; husband of Winifred Joan Thurlbourne, of Chesterton, Cambridge.

TODD

Arthur Landon Thomas

P.O. R.A.F.V.R., d 4/2/1941, age 21, commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom. Son of the Revd. Hugh Wilfrid Todd, M.C., M.A., and Clara Todd, of Cambridge.

WEST

Harry George Edward

Pte. 5th Bt. Green Howards (Yorkshire Reg.), d 29/5/1940, age 21, buried: DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of H. G. and Martha West, of Old Chesterton, Cambridgeshire.

WOODS

[Cornelius] William [George]

Spr. 994 Docks Operating Coy., Royal Engineers, d 17/6/1943, age 27, commemorated: BROOKWOOD MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom.

WOOL[L]ARD

Thomas Charles

Cpl. [CWGC L/Cpl.] 2nd Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 21/9/1944, age 24, commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Son of Harold John and Elise Grace Woollard; husband of Maisie Florence Woollard, of Hull.

WRIGHT

Kenneth [Allan]

Flt. Sgt. 38 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., d 6/1/1944, age 21, commemorated: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Son of Vic and Elsie Wright, of Cambridge.

TURTON

Leslie William

Spr. Royal Engineers, d 1/10/1945, age 24, buried: CHESTERTON (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of Thomas Freemantle Turton and Daisy May Turton, of Cambridge.

FINLAYSON

Donald Dennis

P.O. 44 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., d 8/2/1945, commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom.

   

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DOWE

P G

Flying Officer , R.A.F., d 26/4/1954,  age 21.

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