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COVENEY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Cliff Brown & Dave Edwards

These First World War names are carved on the gate to the churchyard. There is no sign of any Second World War memorial anywhere inside or outside the church. Supplementary information has been extracted from the CWGC records where possible.

In hallowed memory
of the men of this parish
who gave their lives
in the Great War
1914 - 1918
to keep their country free
from the chains of a foreign yoke.

BOWGEN

Reginald

Sapper, 263rd Railway Coy., Royal Engineers. who died 20th May 1918 buried: Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-Sur-Somme, Somme, France. Son of Arthur & Ellen Bowgen, Coveney
COULSON

George Frank Stanley

Private, 11th Bt. Suffolk Reg. who died 1st July 1916. Buried: NKG
COX

Walter

Pte. W.W. Cox, 3rd Bt. Rifle Brigade, d 2/2/1916, buried: Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Age 20, son of Fred Cox of Coveney.
DING

John

Private, 1st Bt. Northamptonshire Reg. who died 14th September 1914, buried NKG. Son of Mr & Mrs J. Ding of Coveney.
DING

Thomas

Private, 4th Bt. Suffolk Reg. who died 26th September 1917, buried NKG
FERRIS

James

No information
HARRISON

Ernest Charles

Pte. 5th Bt. Dorsetshire Reg., died on 21st August 1915. Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey.
HARRISON

Albert William

L/Cpl. 9th Bt. Norfolk Reg., d 15/9/1916. Buried: Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, Somme, France.
HOUGHTON

Ernest

Gunner, "X" 18th Trench Mortar Bty., Royal Field Artillery. who died 3rd July 1918 Buried: Berlin South-Western Cemetery, Brandenburg, Germany. Son of Charles and Clara Houghton, of Lodge Farm, Cratfield, Halesworth, Suffolk. Native of Coveney, Ely, Cambs.
KING

George

Probably: Private 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg., who died 28th March 1918 age 32, buried: NKG. Son of John and Jane King, of 62, Silver St., Ely, Cambs - see also Witcham.
PARSON

George William

Private, 11th Bt. Suffolk Reg. who died 17th May 1915 age 20 buried: Coveney churchyard. Son of George and Emily Parson, of Wardy Hill, Coveney.
PEDLEY

Albert Edward

Pte. 2nd Bt. Bedfordshire Reg., d 22/9/1916, buried: NKG. Son of Mr & Mrs A Pedley, Wardy Hill.
POOLE

John Frederick Victor

Died 25th February 1920 age 22, buried: Coveney Wesleyan Methodist chapelyard. Not a CWGC grave. Son of William and Emma Poole.
WALKER

Herbert W.

Private, 4th/6th Bt. Yorkshire Reg. who died 23rd December 1918 age 37. Buried: Coveney Wesleyan Methodist chapelyard. Not a CWGC grave. Son of Joseph and Sarah Walker of Coveney.

Last updated 20 January, 2012

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