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CROYDON cum CLOPTON - War Memorial

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The memorial sits on the road junction at Church Lane in a triangular section.

TO
THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO FELL IN THE
GREAT WAR
FROM THE PARISH OF CROYDON

SONS OF THIS PLACE LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID,
THAT YOU, WHO LIVE ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD,
THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES, THAT YOU WHO LIVE MAY REAP
A RICHER HARVEST ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP

Albert CHAPMAN

Private Albert William Chapman, 16332, 11th Suffolk Regiment. Born Croydon, enlisted Cambridge. Killed in Action 1st July 1916. Listed Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France..

Albert GREEN

Private, 15606, 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Age 21. Son of Mrs. Mary Ann Green, of Chapel House, Croydon, Royston, Herts. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A

Walter GREEN

Private 20135, 11th Suffolk Regiment. Born Croydon, enlisted Cambridge. Killed inA 2ction 8th April 1917. Listed Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France..

Harry Albert INGREY

Lance Corporal, 3/8232, 1st Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Saturday, 24th April 1915. Age 22. Son of Henry Ingrey, of 33, Croydon, Royston, Herts. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21

James John INGREY

Private 54420, 9th Bn. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), born Croydon, enlisted Huntingdon, residing Royston, killed/died 19th September 1918. He is buried at Thilloy Road Cemetery, Beaulencourt, Somme Grave No. A.25 (Memorial states Bedfordshire Regiment.)

[Francis] Henry KING

[Known as Harry] Private 26764, 7th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday 9 August 1916. Born Croydon, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of Montford and Eleanor King of Croydon. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A

Sidney LAW

Private, 11226, 1st Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt.) who died on Saturday, 13th March 1915. Age 23. Son of Philip Law, of 25, Croydon, Royston, Herts., and the late Elizabeth Ann Law. Commemorated on the LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 26 and 27

Reuben LYON

Memorial states Suffolk Regiment but he is actually Private. 26334, aged 30, 1st.Batt. The Norfolk Regiment 5th. Division. Killed in action at Arras 18th May 1917. Son of Robert & Susan Lyon of 'The Grove', Wendy, Cambs. Born Brundish, Suffolk. Enlisted in Ipswich. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20. Brother of William below.

William LYON

Memorial states Suffolk Regiment but he is actually Private. TF.5876, age 21, 1/8th.Batt.The Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action on the Somme, 18th September 1916. 56th. London Division. Son of Robert & Susan Lyon of 'The Grove', Wendy, Cambs. Born Croydon. Enlisted in Cambridge. Buried Euston Road Cemetetry, Colincamps. Grave F.156. Brother of Reuben above.

Albert PRESLAND

Private 24986 8th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Tuesday, 31st July 1917. Age 31. Son of James and Louisa Presland, of 28, High St., Croydon, Royston, Herts. Commemorated on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.

Arthur TITCHMARSH

Private 3/8227 7th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.

Frederick James TITCHMARSH

Private 24305 2nd Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Saturday, 15th June 1918. Age 23. Son of Charles G. and Joyce Titchmarsh, of Croydon, Cambs. Buried in PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave V. A. 45.

John TITCHMARSH

Private 250648 (5650). 1st/6th Bn., Durham Light Infantry who died on Saturday, 24th March 1917. Age 26. Son of Charles and Joyce Titchmarsh, husband of Maude Ethel Titchmarsh, of 91, Edward St., Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Born at Croydon Village, Royston, Herts. Buried in OXFORD (BOTLEY) CEMETERY, Oxfordshire. Grave I1. 78.

Frederick G TILLER

Private 7400 1st Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Wednesday, 11th November 1914. Age 32. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Tiller, of Croydon, Royston, Herts; husband of Riba Tiller, of Long Stowe, Cambridge. Buried in POPERINGE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave I. M. 70.

Walter THACKER

Private 122719 9th Labour Bn., Royal Engineers Labour Corps who died on Sunday, 2nd September 1917. Age 45. Son of William and Maria Thacker, of Croydon, Royston, Herts.; husband of L. Thacker, of 54, Western Rd., Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex. Buried in CANADA FARM CEMETERY, ELVERDINGHE, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave II. G. 25.

17 March 2002

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