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FEN DRAYTON - War Memorial

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South Face
In Memoriam

 

Ernest CARTER

Private 40542, 7th.Battalion, The Norfolk Regiment 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 28th April 1917. Born in Fenstanton and enlisted in St.Ives. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial. MR.20.

Walter LAMBERT

11th Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Private 17358. 1914 volunteer. Died on Tuesday, 29th February 1916, aged 22. Son of William Lambert of Fen Drayton. Buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension. For further details visit the 11th Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment Resource Guide.

Thomas MOODY

11th Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Private 13786. 1914 volunteer. Killed 1st July 1916 - First day of the Battle of the Somme. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. For further details visit the 11th Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment Resource Guide.

William Ewart SKINNER

Private 46948 of the 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 26th March 1918, aged 21. Son of Samuel and Annie Skinner, of The Haven, Needingworth Road, St Ives, Hunts. Born at Over, Cambs. Buried at Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, Somme. Brother of Ernie Skinner - below.

Ernest Wilfred SKINNER

Private 27408, 7th Norfolk Regiment who killed in action on Friday, 10th May 1918, aged 19. Son of Samuel and Annie Skinner of, 6 Railway Cottages, Needingworth Road, St Ives, Hunts. Native of Fen Drayton. Brother of Bill Skinner - above Buried at Mailly Wood Cemetery, Somme.

who fell in the Great War 1914-1918
This monument was set up by the inhabitants of Fen Drayton
Their bodies are buried in peace but their names liveth for evermore.
Ecclesiasticus 44.14.

West Face.
In Memoriam.

George William Cranston FINLAY

No further information currently.

Matthew SCOTT

Fusiliers 14761715. 11th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died on 4th December 1944, aged 19. Son of Thomas and Frances Scott of Fen Drayton. Buried at Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Netherlands.

Who fell in the World War 1939-1945.
We will remember them.

1 November 2001

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